Is Dionne The True Style Star in Clueless?

Dian S. Hicks

Clueless, the 1995 cult classic, celebrates its 25-year anniversary on Sunday. In the same way that we relish the Chanel boots from The Devil Wears Prada and the leopard print coat that Edie Sedgwick’s character (played by Sienna Miller) wore in Factory Girl, we could go on for hours about Cher’s yellow tartan mini skirt suit and the sheer shirt she wore — accessorized à la Madonna — for her driver’s test. And that Calvin Klein mini dress? It would, like, totally work in 2020. But while Cher’s aesthetic is basically canonical for nearly every fashion-minded 20-to-30-something, most media outlets have yet to praise the sartorial genius of Cher Horowitz’s right-hand woman Dionne Davenport in length. InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, and more have all broken down the best (and worst) style moments from Cher. But, after a quick Google search, only Fashionista and HelloGiggles have

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‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Star Momona Tamada on Claudia Kishi’s Fashion Influence and Her ‘Cool Nod’ to ‘Clueless’

Dian S. Hicks

And, yes, the 13-year-old did take a “one-of-a-kind” wardrobe treasure home with her from set.

Momona Tamada wears her favorite outfit as Claudia in 'The Baby-Sitters Club.'
Momona Tamada wears her favorite outfit as Claudia in ‘The Baby-Sitters Club.’

Like her character Claudia Kishi narrating the opening scene of episode two in “The Baby-Sitters Club,” Momona Tamada could recite a laundry list of her own talents: dramatic and comedic acting, dancing and experimenting with style. The latter, in particular, has been influenced by her portrayal of the iconic Asian-American tween in the Netflix series — after all, she did wear the most fun fashion-y costumes in the series, including the 2020 powersuit take on Cher’s yellow plaid in “Clueless,” the Tippi Hedren in “The Birds”-themed Halloween get-up, a very “Ruth Bader Ginsberg-chic” dress and all the fruit earrings and colorful scrunchies. 

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