This year’s sweeping novel-turned-film epic, “Water for Elephants”, features a love triangle between Robert Pattinson (an orphaned veterinary student who joins a traveling circus), Christopher Waltz (the charismatic, yet brutish animal trainer), and Reese Witherspoon (his wife, and the ravishing circus performer caught between them).
Costume designer Jacqueline West was tasked with outfitting a Depression-era epic brimming with vintage dresses and lace-up boots, harem pants and knit vests...and even the occasional circus bikini.
Shop these 20 scene-stealing styles to nail the look in real life.
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