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When we first saw the teaser trailer for Amy Winehouse's biopic Back to Black, we couldn't help but fixate on her fashion. The one-minute and 15-second teaser shows Marisa Abela, who plays Amy, sporting some of her most iconic ‘fits, but we couldn't help but wonder how accurate the parallels were to the late star's actual wardrobe choices. 

BACK TO BLACK - International Teaser Trailer

From her white hair streak to her over-the-top signature liquid eyeliner look, Amy Winehouse’s style simultaneously reflects those of her beauty choices. Often opting for a bustier, tartan print mini skirt, little black dresses and itty bitty denim shorts, Amy’s wardrobe repertoire was nothing short of iconic. 

When looking at the side-by-side's of Marisa Abela and Amy Winehouse, we can conclude that the biopic left us pleasantly surprised,  nailing many of Amy's iconic fashion looks. 

Her Floral Hair Accessories

Marisa Abela plays Amy Winehouse in new biopic© Back to Black official trailer / YouTube
Marisa Abela as Amy
Amy Winehouse performs at the 2008 Grammy Awards© Getty
Amy Winehouse performs at the 2008 Grammy Awards

In one scene from the teaser trailer Amy, played by newcomer actress Marisa Abela, is seen on stage wearing her beloved chunky gold heart necklace paired with a towering beehive hairstyle adorned with floral detailing and a black corset. This look is extremely similar to what she wore to the 2008 Grammy Awards, but instead of a black corset, she opted for a simple fitted vest.

Her Onstage Ensembles

Marisa Abela on stage, playing Amy Winehouse wearing a baby blue dress and black belt© Back To Black official trailer / YouTube
Marisa Abela on stage as Amy in the biopic
Amy Winehouse performing at Shepherd's Bush Empire in 2007 wearing a baby blue dress with a black belt© Gus Stewart
Amy Winehouse performing at Shepherd's Bush Empire in 2007

Another snippet shows the singer performing in a baby blue babydoll dress, fixed at the waist with an oversized black belt. The look was inspired by a 2007 outfit that Amy wore to perform at London’s Shepherd's Bush Empire. 

Her Casual Wardrobe

Actors Marisa Abela and Jack O'Connell as Amy and Blake. Both are seen filming a scene in the park.© Back to Black official trailer / YouTube
Actors Marisa Abela and Jack O'Connell as Amy and Blake
Amy Winehouse and her boyfriend at the time Blake Fielder-Civil walking in the park. Amy wears a striped t-shirt and hot pink mini shirts © Frank Doran/Mcp/Shutterstock
Amy and her boyfriend at the time Blake en route to a picnic

A known lover of itty bitty shorts, Amy often wore her micro shorts on stage at festivals. In the trailer, Amy is seen with her partner Blake Fielder-Civil, played by Jack O'Connell, picnicking in a park. The singer sported a stripe bandeau top, low-waisted pink shorts and black heels, striking a resemblance to an actual picnic the lovebirds embarked on in Primrose Hill.

Amy Winehouse wears a neon yellow mini dress and pairs it with a Moschino heart shaped bag to attend the 2007 Brit awards© Antony Jones/Justin Goff
Amy rocked a colourful combo at the 2007 Brit Awards

Unfortunately, the trailer only gives us a sneak peek as to what to expect in terms of iconic fashion moments, but we can only hope the yellow dress and heart-shaped Moschino bag combo that she wore to the 2007 Brit Awards makes an appearance. 

Back to Black started filming in April of last year and is set to be released in UK cinemas on April 12th of this year.