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‘Dirty Dancing’ Style Has Never Felt More Relevant

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The same can’t be said of ABC’s new remake, but what can you do?

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing.
Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing.
Photo: Vestron Pictures

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Tonight, ABC’s three-hour remake of the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing premieres, with Abigail Breslin cast as Frances “Baby” Houseman and newcomer Colt Prattes starring as Johnny Castle. And while it’ll be tough (who am I kidding, impossible) to fill Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze’s mambo-ing shoes, I’m excited to see how the reboot’s wardrobe stacks up to the original’s.

Looking back at the coming-of-age classic, it’s almost unsettling how prescient the film was in the fashion department. It may have been set in 1963, but Baby’s bodysuits, high-waisted jorts, twirly midi skirts, and crop tops feel unmistakably current — and are exactly what I want to wear throughout the entirety of summer 2017.

Need a refresher on Dirty Dancing style? Below, see (and shop) some of my personal favorite looks from the film. Because even if you aren’t having the time of your life, you might as well dress like you are.

Jennifer Grey as Baby in Dirty Dancing. GIF: Vestron Pictures
Reformation Rosario Bodysuit, $78
Reformation Rosario Bodysuit, $78
AYR The Always Short, $145
AYR The Always Short, $145
Jennifer Grey as Baby in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Madewell Eyelet Garden Sleeveless Top, $69.50
Madewell Eyelet Garden Sleeveless Top, $69.50
I’m Isola Marras Pleated Floral Skirt, $484
I’m Isola Marras Pleated Floral Skirt, $484
Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Vila Chiffon Midi Skirt, $34.74
Vila Chiffon Midi Skirt, $34.74
Tango Leike Argentine Tango Shoes, $234
Tango Leike Argentine Tango Shoes, $234
Jennifer Grey as Baby in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Jennifer Grey as Baby in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt, $148
Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt, $148
Topshop Moto White Mom Jeans, $70
Topshop Moto White Mom Jeans, $70
Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Reformation Carolisa Two Piece, $178
Reformation Carolisa Two Piece, $178
Keds Champion Originals, $39.95
Keds Champion Originals, $39.95
Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
Kate Spade Mya Dress, $798
Kate Spade Mya Dress, $798
Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
American Eagle Outfitters Ribbed Tank, $7.98
American Eagle Outfitters Ribbed Tank, $7.98
Alo Yoga Mesh Goddess Legging, $94
Alo Yoga Mesh Goddess Legging, $94
Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing. Photo: Vestron Pictures
J.Crew Factory Linen Peasant T-shirt, $49.50
J.Crew Factory Linen Peasant T-shirt, $49.50
Kate Spade Small Square Studs, $38
Kate Spade Small Square Studs, $38