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.