Behold: The Best Tiara Moments in Film
Why aren’t tiaras a thing anymore? Even modern-day royalty seem to reserve their ornamental accessories for especially special occasions. On the other hand, history or Hollywood’s historically inspired fiction, wants us to believe that they were the crowning moment (pun intended) of one’s ensemble.
Turns out you don’t even have to be of blue blood to don a tiara in the movies. Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s was a country bumpkin turned Manhattan socialite. Heck, Satine in Moulin Rouge! was a courtesan. And of course, there is a plethora of princess movies where the costume designer did not skimp on the diamonds or crystals for said character’s headpiece.
Sure, tiaras can skew on the side of being kitschy or gaudy, but they were definitely done right in our favorite films. Continue reading to see the best tiara moments, Hollywood and animated!
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Costume designer Hubert de Givenchy
Snow White and the Huntsman
Costume designer Colleen Atwood
Costume designer Mona May
Costume designer Edith Head
Costume designer Jenny Beavan
The Princess Bride
Costume designer Phyllis Dalton
Costume designers Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie
Catherine the Great
Costume designer Barbara Baum
The Princess Diaries
Costume designer Gary Jones
Costume designer Sammy Sheldon
The Princess and the Frog
Costume designer Eiko Ishioka