Reel Style: Ghostly, Edwardian-Inspired Looks for “The Woman in Black”

Plenty of spring collections channeled the ghostly, old-fashioned atmosphere of "The Woman in Black."

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Edwardian runway fashion inspired by the new movie, "The Woman in Black."
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Out today, eerie period thriller "The Woman in Black" follows Danielle Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer dispatched to a remote village intent on discovering an evil spirit that has been tormenting locals.
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The film's old-fashioned settings and antique ensembles give it a somewhat romantic -- if totally terrifying -- atmosphere.
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Impeccably styled Edwardian-era garb makes the film a treat for fashion-lovers and thrill-seekers a like. Here, three young girls (quite possibly marching towards their doom) sport floral frocks and cotton aprons.
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As for Radcliffe, the dapper leading man donned three (occasionally even four) piece suits with pocket watches and silky cravats.
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John Galliano put a turn-of-the-century spin on this pleated skirt suit combo by adding a frilly collar and smart black cap.
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This classic Edwardian look from Marchesa's spring collection would be as suitable on the red carpet today as it would in an episode of "Downton Abbey."
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A big bow collar and dainty white jacket five this Naeem Khan look a hint of old-fashioned charm.
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Helmet aside, this lacy nude frock by Alexander McQueen has a dash of other-worldly appeal.
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The Woman in Black herself would probably crawl out of another dimension to get her claws on this lacy Valentino number.
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There's something undeniably ghostly about Emilio Pucci's lacy, empire waist dress.
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A dark beaded evening look by Fendi has a foreboding air, particularly when paired with a black fur bolero.
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Likewise, Oscar de la Renta's elegant, beaded lace confection was styled with a dainty shrug and statement-making necklace.
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With a big bow collar and extra-long proportions on the jacket and skirt, it's easy to imagine this simple Chanel look making a cameo in "The Woman in Black."
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The Edwardians would certainly have appreciated the simple, long silhouette on this silvery look from Ralph Lauren's spring collection, even if it does have a nod to a later, early-20th-century sensibility.
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A long satin glove gives this Dior couture gown a classic, old-fashioned feel.
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