Ahh, this is a good one. Psycho. The cover really manages to capture the stark horror of the story in such a subtle, stylized way.
Obviously, this cover inspires thoughts of black and white, which not only makes for iconic book covers, but timeless style. Here are some of my favorite black and white looks from around the internets:
Alexa Chung (via His & Hers)
Striped Bridesmaids! (via Kate Osborne Photography)