Childhood Icons Go Glam

Here's a little Monday pick-me-up for you, courtesy of Harper's Bazaar and Elmo. Yes, fashion editor Laura Brown interviewed our favorite furry red monster in a new web video. We can't help but laugh as Elmo walks Brown through his closet, which includes a double-breasted cream-colored tuxedo, a geometric unitard, and a collection of hats. Elmo declares himself a "monsterista" (half monster, half fashionista) -- and we agree, he's got one enviable wardrobe.

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It's refreshing to see the fashion industry poke a little fun at itself. And we dare you to watch this and not crack a smile. But up until now, we never really thought of Elmo as high fashion, but he definitely does have a … distinct sense of style. So in honor of Elmo and his newfound sartorial appreciation, we've rounded up a list of the chicest childhood icons:

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Miss Piggy
Always ready for her glamour shot, Miss Piggy played a French Vogue editor in the latest "Muppet's Movie." Plus she had her very own fashion spread in InStyle.

Minnie Mouse
Minnie Mouse was the muse for Barney's holiday store windows this year, and London Fashion Week debuted a collection called "Minnie Mouse Must Haves," where top designers created runway-worthy outfits in an ode to Minnie. Make sense, because polka dots never go out of style.

Cruella de Vil
If only Cruella de Vil was wearing faux fur, then we could truly give her our stamp of approval. But even still, this classic Disney villain deserves a shout-out for always looking utterly high fashion.

Daphne from "Scooby Doo"
Daphne Blake always looks so pulled-together in her purple mini dress and matching headband and neckerchief. She's known for being fashionable, even in the face of danger.

What do you think? Who is your favorite? And who did we miss?

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