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5 Must See Fashion Films and Documentaries

5 Must See Fashion Films and Documentaries

Have you ever wondered what actually goes on behind the glamorous runway shows and the most iconic cover photos and shoots that fill you with awe as you flip through your latest issue of Vogue? If you are dreaming of pursuing a career in the world of fashion or simply fascinated by its inner-workings, but unfamiliar with the realities of the industry, take a look at these five fashion movies that have entertained audiences for years. From the real, behind-the-scenes drama, to the different components of the industry, we hope these movies will answer any burning questions and inspire you!

The September Issue

This iconic movie takes you behind-the-scenes of the making of Vogue, the ultimate fashion bible. The film tracks the process of publishing the annual September issue for the magazine, the largest issue of the year which is often seen as an indicator of next season's biggest trends. From the dreamlike and luxurious shoots to the endless decision-making meetings, seeing editor-in-chief Anna Wintour in action, and all the beautiful clothing, this documentary definitely promises to entertain!

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Coco Before Chanel

One of the most influential women to contribute to the world of fashion, Coco Chanel ushered in a whole new era in women's fashion. This biopic narrates the moments in Coco's life that ultimately led to her creating the eponymous fashion empire. If you're interested in design and love to root for the underdog, this young lady's story of how she rose to the top of haute couture world will undoubtedly inspire you.

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Yves Saint Laurent

The movie showcases the tough times the incomparable fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent, had to endure before he proved himself as one of the fashion industry's most irreplaceable creative visionaries. The movie also does an excellent job of tracking the evolution of French style.

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Dior and I

This modern day success story will take you behind-the-scenes of how 47-year-old Raf Simons got prepared for his very first haute couture show for the venerated house of Christian Dior. The emotion-loaded movie is definitely a source of inspiration for everyone.

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The First Monday in May

This recent release will guide you through all the preparing for the most glamorous night in fashion, the Met Gala. From curators to Anna Wintour, the most famous designers and the most beautiful guests, the movie recounts the story of one of the Met's most highly attended exhibitions: China: Through the Looking Glass.

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What are some of your favorite fashion flicks? Let us know in the comments below! 

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