‘Clueless’ Director, Amy Heckerling, Received the Concept for Cher’s Digital Closet From a Hollywood Producer

Justin Walker and Alicia Silverstone in

Ugh, as if! 

Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) spoke these phrases many years in the past in Amy Heckerling’s teen comedy, Clueless. A beloved ‘90s movie, Clueless is filled with quotable lines. Besides the dialogue, there is, of course, the fashion, which brings us to Cher’s enviable closet.

Justin Walker and Alicia Silverstone in ‘Clueless’
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Not simply the designer garments however the teen’s closet itself. The film famously opens with Cher preparing for college with the assistance of her computerized closet. Preserve studying to get particulars on the inspiration behind Cher’s closet.

‘Clueless’ debuted 25 years in the past 

We’re completely buggin’ as a result of Clueless hit theaters 25 years in the past on July 19, 1995. Written and directed by Heckerling, the film is a coming of age story about Cher, a well-liked highschool pupil. 

She and her finest pal, Dionne (Stacey Sprint), play matchmaker for his or her academics then give new pupil Tai (Brittany Murphy) a makeover. Alongside the way in which, Cher realizes she has emotions for her former stepbrother, Josh (Paul Rudd). 

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A field workplace success, Clueless went on to develop into a TV present and a musical. At the moment, it’s often called probably the most memorable films of the ‘90s. 

A Hollywood producer’s closet impressed Cher’s, Amy Heckerling says

All the time dreamed of getting a closet like Cher’s? Seems, her computerized closet has been round for years.

In a 2015 interview with Vainness Truthful in regards to the film’s costume design, Heckerling opened up in regards to the inspiration behind Cher’s digital closet. She defined she acquired the thought from a producer who had one thing comparable in his house years earlier. 

Cher's computerized closet in 'Clueless'
Cher’s computerized closet in ‘Clueless’ | CBS by way of Getty Photos

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“A producer in Hollywood had very wonderful clothes, but he felt like you always pull the same thing out of your closet because you don’t really see everything,” she mentioned. “So he thought, ‘Why not have a device like they have in dry cleaners, which rotates your clothes?’ So he got somebody to make it for him.”

Upon seeing the excessive tech closet, Heckerling determined to make use of it in a future challenge. 

“I saw it and I thought, ‘Oh my God, someday I am going to use this in something,’” she mentioned.

That result in Cher’s closet with the rotation function and a pc program that created matching outfits for her. 

Alicia Silverstone gave away garments she saved from ‘Clueless’

In Clueless, Silverstone wore roughly 60 outfits as Cher. The costume division labored time beyond regulation to create her character’s seems to be and it reveals. They continue to be a few of the most recognizable outfits ever to be worn on display. 

When filming wrapped on Clueless, the lead actress acquired to maintain some mementos from the set. Silverstone saved a pair of Cher’s Mary Jane sneakers. However in 2020, she divulged she’d given them away together with a number of different issues she saved from the film. OK, now we actually are completely buggin.’

See Silverstone and Cher’s closet by watching Clueless on Netflix.

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