The must watch fashion documentary’s

It is always good to indulge in history and knowledge.
And as a fashion lover you can never get enough.
Documentary’s educate and inspire you.
By the story of
designers, there creations they make and how much work goes into it.

The following documentarys are a must have for everyone who loves and appreciates fashion.





Dries (2017).

This documentary is filmed over an entire year and gives you an insight into Dries van Noten’s life.
You will see him at work at the studio and at home.

Dries is a Belgian designer and one of the most successful independent designers.
You really get to see he design side of the industry.


Absolutely Fashion: Inside British Vogue (2016).

To celebrate British Vogue’s centenary, the BBC was given unprecedented access
to the goings on behind the closed doors of  Vogues Hanover Square HQ.
It shows close ups with key members of the Vogue team, and cameos from style influencers such as Kate Moss and the legendary Mario Testino.


In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye (2015).

 

One can never get enough of Vogue.
In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye, commemorating the magazine’s 120th anniversary.
You will see how the fabulous & famous editorials came to life.

You will see the editors and interviews with designers  such as  Marc Jacobs and Nicolas Ghesquière, and Hollywood style influencers
such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicole Kidman.
It is a must see for a glimpse into the world of one of the most famous and best fashion magazine ever.


Alexa Chung: The future of fashion (2015).

Contributing Vogue editor, Alexa Chung, takes you on a journey through the future of fashion.
You will see that huge variety of roles that go towards sending clothes down the catwalk season after season.

She talks with Designers such as Olivier Rousteing (Balmain) how he rose to the top, to exploring how to secure a job at Vogue.
This documentary is an insider view of the fashion world.
Must see for every fashionista !


 

Jeremy Scott; the people’s Designer (2015).

This is one of my favorite fashion documentary.
Jeremy Scott (the creative director of Moschino), basically start from the bottom with nada and rose to the top.

You will see his struggles and be inspired by his story.
You will see much of his flamboyant designs and cameos from celeb-fans such as The Hilton sisters,Katy Perry,Miley Cyrus and Rita Ora.
Inspiring!


Dior and I (2014).

Dior has always been all about couture.
In this documentary you will see a peek inside the couture creations.

More specifically you will learn about the story of Raf Simons, who started as the artistic director of Dior in 2012.
By the way he had only 8 weeks to debut his couture collection… major respect for that !


Iris (2014).

 

This woman has been called one of New York society’s most legendary style icons at the very young age of 95.
Iris Apfel proves that true style is ageless and no matter what age, you can also be a fashion star.

This documentary shows the business woman Iris is and her free spirit will inspire you!


The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts (2013).

 

It now seems almost impossible to imagine a Gucci without Alessandro Michele at the helm.
But not so long ago, the Italian brand was under the direction of Frida Giannini, from 2006 through to 2014.

The Director – made by the legendary icon James Franco – follows the famously press-shy super talented designer, exploring the past, present and future of
Frida’s Gucci over the course of three collections.


Mademoiselle C (2013).

Mademoiselle C follows former Paris Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld on her quest to found her new publication CR Fashion Book.
She is good friends with 
Karl Lagerfeld, and a muse to Tom Ford (both of whom cameo in the film).

Carine’s rich and interesting life is exposed as she sets out, with her debut magazine, to create new fashion agenda.
I couldn’t wait for this documentary to came out and I loved it!


Bill Cunningham New York (2010).

This man is the original street style photographer.
This documentary shows the late Bill Cunningham who was the New York contributor.
Going around NY city with his bike he documented the most colorful streets of his beloved city.

You will get some Anna Wintour comments through this documentary such as ” We all dressed for Bill”.
Must see!


L’Amour Fou (2010).

The documentary takes a closer look at the man who founded this Glamorous French label.
It also explores the relationship between Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, the designer’s partner in both business and life.
This documentary is really at a more personal level.

Valentin0: The last emperor (2008).

Almost 50 years after  founding his fashion house in 1959,Valentino Garavani announced his retirement in 2007.
This documentary show the personal life of one of the most celebrated designers and pays a tribute to his career.

You will get a closer look at his relationship with his partner in both business and life, Giancarlo Giannetti.
Italian Glamour inspiration!


Lagerfeld Cofidental (2007).

This man is a legend so that should be enough reasons to watch this documentary.
But if you need more reasons, I will give them to you.

This documentary shows what a day is like in the life of this Genius.
He opens up about his German upbringing and early career.

You will get a peek into his chaotic Parisian apartment (here he designs, for his Karl line,Chanel and Fendi) to a flight in a private yet.
You will get to know the man behind the dark glasses and the white hair.
Must see for all Karl and Chanel fans!


The September Issue (2009).

This is such a must see documentary for all fashionistas.
Traditionally the most important issue of the year at Vogue (America) is September.
The September issue gives you access to what is really going on at Vogue.
You will see Anna Wintour at work and the talented former creative director Grace Codington  with her, her flame-red hair and stead-fast passion helping to shatter Devil Wears Prada myths that surround ideas of what working at US Vogue is really like.
Very enjoyable to watch!


You can watch most of these documentary online at YouTube and a few of them are available on Netflix.
Enough inspiration and enough to watch this weekend.
Be inspired !




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