English Fashion movies

10 movies about the fascinating world of fashion

If you like fashion there’s nothing like movies about fashion designers and publications to enjoy customs and learn more about this fascinating world. This post is a collection of 10 movies you need to watch. Movie descriptions are spoiler-free and come from IMBD. Link is in the movie title.

The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts (2013)
A look at the life and work of Gucci fashion designer, Frida Giannini.

Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008)
A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino.

Lagerfeld Confidential (2007)
An up-close-and-personal portrait of the fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld.

Dior y yo (2014)
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house.

The September Issue (2009)
A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.

The First Monday in May (2016)
Follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through The Looking Glass,” an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.

Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

Manolo: the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards (2017)
An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed ‘cobbler’ and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as ‘the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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