8 Clothing Lines Inspired by Movies and TV Shows

Movie memorabilia used to be limited to the poorly constructed plastic toys that came in a Happy Meal, but now, an increasing number of franchises are producing capsule collections for fans to stylishly show their pride. Many of the lines are well done, but the same can't be said for all of them. Take, for instance, Disney's new The Lone Ranger collection, which features $2,000 belts. You know. For all those 12-year-old boys jonesing to drop 2K.

"I'll have one ticket and one t-shirt, please."

Movie memorabilia used to be limited to the poorly constructed plastic toys that came in a Happy Meal, but now, an increasing number of franchises are producing capsule collections for fans to stylishly show their pride. Many of the lines are well done, but the same can't be said for all of them. Take, for instance, Disney's new The Lone Ranger collection, which features $2,000 belts. You know. For all those 12-year-old boys jonesing to drop 2K.

The Collection: 'The Lone Ranger' by Native American chief Gabriel GoodBuffalo

Did they pull it off? Sort of. On one hand, Disney's use of the handmade Native American designs in their collection is great, especially considering the flack they've been getting for the film being potentially racist. On the other hand, why is a Disney movie selling bags for $500 and belts for $2,000? I smell a disconnect here.

The Collection: 'American Idol' by Kohl's

Did they pull it off? Ohhhhh, I get it. American flags. Like American Idol. Like America. Nice one, Kohl's. I suppose it's better than graphic tees adorned with Paula Abdul's face, which would be my idea for an American Idol capsule collection.

The Collection: 'Fast & Furious 6' by Guess

Did they pull it off? Absolutely. If there's any store that knows how to do short, sparkly, sexy clubwear, it's Guess. These outfits would be ideal for racing around greater Miami.

The Collection: 'The Bling Ring' by VFiles

Did they pull it off? Not really. In order to be privy to this collection you have to buy a pack that includes all the merchandise, which is cool... until you realize it costs $99. Of course, you could always just steal it, but I'd rather just watch Pretty Wild than go through all that trouble.

The Collection: 'Gossip Girl' by Romeo and Juliet Couture

Did they pull it off? Nothing says "the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite" like a poorly fitting sweater in an unflattering color! This collection had so much potential.

The Collection: 'Spring Breakers' by Opening Ceremony

Did they pull it off? I think this is one of the best capsule collections to date. OC managed to pull of pieces that ring true to the film, but are also stylish enough that you don't look like a walking billboard. Spring break forever, indeed.

The Collection: 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' by H&M

Did they pull it off? This line could have just been made by H&M without the franchise name tacked onto it. Why wasn't it?

The Collection: 'Mad Men' by Banana Republic

Did they pull it off? Absolutely. It would have been easy for this collection to look like a line of costumes, but Banana Republic managed to give just the right amount of the Mad Men touch.