Selma Blair and Sarah Michelle Gellar in 1999's Cruel Intentions


Private Icon: Cruel Intentions

The iconic ‘90s film could fill up an entire vision board.

Cruel Intentions is known for a lot of things, but we’re here to talk about the movie’s fashion. The preppy polos, the tailored blazers, the ‘90s everything. To channel your inner wealthy prep school student, check out the film’s best style moments ahead.

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This scene was more than just a makeout. It was a fashion moment.

Golf clubs sold separately.

If 'Cruel Intentions' were set in 2021, they would absolutely being wearing Palace.

Keep it cinched with the silver chain belt.

The gold-tone buttons are a standout detail on this classic double-breasted blazer.

A hat that's big enough to conceal all your secrets.

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Cecile Caldwell’s innocent wardrobe is actually the ideal fit for a pandemic lockdown.

Everyone loves a koal-ity pun.

Perhaps an armadillo is more your style.

Keep the preppy vibe going in these pleated Bermuda shorts.

These shorts are ultra-comfortable, high-waisted, and affordable.


Kathryn Merteuil, firm believer that an LBD never goes out of style.

A slinky black '90s-inspired dress.

Kathryn Merteuil is also known to love a slip dress moment.

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