Mrs Robinson Was The Ultimate 1960's Temptress You Need To Know
No film has done quite so much for middle-aged sex appeal than the 1967 hit, The Graduate. Anne Bancroft plays the original cougar, Mrs Robinson, who - bored with her life- takes a chance at escape and seduces her friend's son. The salacious story is propped up by Mrs Robinson's exquisite and enticing wardrobe, which had us feeling fashion envy within the film's first 10 minutes. Perched on the turn of the decade, her seductive ensembles bridge the gap between the conservative style of the early 60s and the free love spirit of the 70s.
We've taken a look at some of her bodacious looks in celebration of Dustin Hoffman Season, which is running this summer at London's BFI Cinema. Be seduced by the lady herself, and Answer our movie question for the chance to win 2 tickets to a BFI screening, a film poster and a pair of Mrs Robinson cocktails.
This was a woman who knew how to handle the prowess of an animal print. Sheer over leopard? Take notes for your next Saturday night.
Just casually getting dressed after a rumble, looking absolutely faultless. Can't relate.
Edie Sedgwick, Jerry Hall and Mrs Robinson. Making all our 1960's leopard print dreams come true.
Forget the traditional family portrait, lock the doors, set the self-timer and put on your best fur. No need to say cheese.
Consider us thoroughly seduced.