A Stylish History of Legos In Fashion

On the eve of The Lego Movie, we revisit fashion’s colorful obsession.

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    This summer’s fascination with Chanel’s Lego clutch was surreal. But it reminded us of the love affair between fashion and the blocks, which began in 2008 when Marc Jacobs sent his models down the runway with Lego-embellished hair accessories and belt buckles. With The Lego Movie (featuring the voices of everyone from Chris Pratt to Elizabeth Banks to Morgan Freeman to Will Ferrell) hitting theaters this weekend, we stack up some of our favorite sartorial Lego moments.

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    Chanel Lego Clutch

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    PHOTO: trendcrib.com
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    PHOTO: Finn Stone

    Artist Finn Stone’s Lego Stillettos

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    PHOTO: Vogue

    Model Maryna Linchuk on the June 2008 cover of Vogue Russia

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    PHOTO: Satoshi Minakawa

    Artist Rie Hosokai’s Lego Wedding Dress

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    PHOTO: cycleinheels.blogspot.com

    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design student Anne-Sophie Cochevelou’s Lego outfit (modeled by Aspen Glen-Cross)

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    PHOTO: Getty Images

    Fergie performing at the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

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    PHOTO: Hartland Villa

    Lanvin 2009 ad campaign

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    Wyldstyle (voiced by Elizabeth Banks), star of The Lego Movie

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    PHOTO: JJ de Castelbajac
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    Pierre Hardy x Balenciaga Lego Shoe, Fall 2007

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    PHOTO: Lego
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