fashion films

A collection of must-see fashion films
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1.
Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989 Documentary)
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Wim Wenders talks with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto about the creative process and ponders the relationship between cities... (81 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
2.
Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008 Documentary)
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A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino. (96 mins.)
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
 
3.
Lagerfeld Confidential (2007 Documentary)
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An up-close-and-personal portrait of the fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld. (89 mins.)
 
4.
The September Issue (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue. (90 mins.)
Director: R.J. Cutler
 
5.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
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The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world. (105 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
6.
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
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Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work... (119 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
 
7.
Monsieur Hubert de Givenchy (2011 Documentary)
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The elegant designs of 1950s and '60s haute couture fashion are discussed by the designer-icon himself, Hubert de Givenchy, who reveals a wistful sadness for the lack of style in today's culture. (51 mins.)
Director: Karim Zeriahem
 
8.
The Day Before (2009 Mini-Series)
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A look at the thirty-six hours leading up to a fashion show, focusing on a different designer each episode.
 
9.
Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton (2007 Documentary)
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From Japan to America, the LV sign dominates the fashion scene. And, one man alone designs the Louis Vuitton creations the exceptional Marc Jacobs. (75 mins.)
Director: Loïc Prigent
 
10.
Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
 
11.
Yohji Yamamoto: This Is My Dream (2011 Documentary)
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(29 mins.)
Director: Theo Stanley
 
12.
In Vogue: The Editor's Eye (2012 Documentary)
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Documentary film takes a look at some of the world's most influential fashion images as conceived by the magazine's iconic fashion editors. (90 mins.)
 
13.
McQueen and I (2011 Documentary)
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Profile of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. (71 mins.)
Director: Louise Osmond
 
14.
Yves Saint Laurent 5 avenue Marceau 75116 Paris (2002 Documentary)
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A 60 days 'huis clos' in the famous house of haute couture. (85 mins.)
Director: David Teboul
 
15.
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Manhattan department store with interviews from an array of fashion designers, style icons, and celebrities. (93 mins.)
Director: Matthew Miele
 
16.
About Face: Supermodels Then and Now (2012 Documentary)
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'About Face' explores beauty and aging through the stories of the original supermodels: women, now between fifty and eighty years old... (75 mins.)
 
17.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland. (86 mins.)
 
18.
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (2010 Documentary)
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An exploration of the clothes, the glamour and the decadence of iconic fashion designer Halston. (85 mins.)
 
19.
Mademoiselle C (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld as she moves to New York to launch her own magazine. (93 mins.)
Director: Fabien Constant
 
20.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles. (123 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
21.
L'amour fou (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary on the relationship between fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent and his lover, Pierre Berge. (98 mins.)
 
22.
A Single Man (2009)
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An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
 
23.
Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations (2012 Short Film)
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An imagined dinner conversation between two fashion legends, Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada. (3 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
24.
Ugly Chic (2012 Short Film)
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An imagined dinner conversation between two fashion legends, Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada. (3 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
25.
Made in Milan (1990 Documentary)
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As he prepares for a show, fashion designer Giorgio Armani discusses his principles of fashion, his family history and the city of Milan. (20 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese