10 Fashion Movies To Watch
Known shoemaker Manolo Blahnik is getting his own fashion documentary. The film is stated to feature other icons closely associated with the brand like Rihanna, Naomi Campbell and Candace Bushnell. And on that note, here are other iconic films in fashion you mustn’t miss.
1.The September Issue
Like the title suggests, this issue gives you an inside peek into putting together the most important issue of a known fashion magazine under one of its most influential editors, Anna Wintour. An eye opener for anyone who wants to work be a fashion journalist.
2.Coco before Chanel
This film documents the struggle of a woman designer before she became synonymous with the fashion powerhouse. A story about how she lived as a bar entertainer and milliner before the pearls, the perfumes and all the oomph.
The eye has to travel: Again, a revered fashion editor, the film shows everything from her years with Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue to reinvigorating the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume institute.
4.Scatter my ashes at Bergdrof’s
This film offers a peek into the actual workings of legendary New York store, Bergdorf Goodman. Watch in awe how the place was crucial in launching many fashion careers including Michael Kors and Bobbi Brown.
Watch the industry through the eyes f yet another stylist and editor, Carine Roitfeld. Former editor of Vogue Paris, gives you a peek into a day at work with her, her passions and putting together her venture post her years at Vogue, CR Fashion Book.
6.Alexa Chung’s the future of fashion
Chung gives us a peek into fashion magazine Vogue, delves into it workings, right from how to get into the publication to what kinds of jobs you can actually do while there. Aiming to dispel the myths superficiality and pompousness, she speaks to the likes of Christopher Kane and Olivier Rousteing in the process.
This movie is about a fashion icon in her own right, Iris Apfel. Known for a colourful life including running a textile firm, Old World Weavers and overseeing restoration of the White House and buying non-western, artisanal pieces of clothing form around the world, Apfel has also been voted the best dressed above 50 by Guardian in 2013.
The last emperor: Take a look into Valentino Garavani and his partner, Giancarlo Giammetti’s life that resulted in a haute couture name, Valentino. It is an intimate account of their glamorous, celebrated and luxurious life.
9.Bill Cunningham New York
This film is an account of the life and works of one of the first and best street style photographer’s Bill Cunningham.
10.Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton
Watch this renowned designer’s time with the luxury brand, Louis Vuitton and how he contributed to making it a known name it is today.