It doesn’t matter if you are a notorious ‘must see’ movie enthusiast or a more, ‘I’ll just watch whatever is on’ kind of girl, either way we have all of your top 20 iconic fashion film needs that every woman has to watch.
Whether your hosting a girls night or just want a night in with some snacks we have everything from vintage classics to killer comedies to timeless documentaries, from the 1950s to now.
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Funny Face 1957
An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk, there is an unexpected love twist as a fashion icon is born.
La Dolce Vita 1960
Italian for “the sweet life” or “the good life” is a movie on a series of stories following a week in the life of a journalist writing for gossip magazines, over seven days and nights on his journey through the “sweet life” of Rome in a fruitless search for love and happiness.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s 1961
A young naïve New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world’s top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound success.
Grey Gardens 1975
The film depicts the everyday lives of two reclusive, formerly upper class women, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale, who lived in poverty at Grey Gardens, in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.
Annie Hall 1977
The film stars the director, Alvy Singer, a neurotic New York comedian who tries to figure out the reasons for the failure of his relationship with the eponymous falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.
Isaac Mizrahi, one of the most successful designers in high fashion, plans his fall 1994 collection. He combines inspirations such as the Hollywood Eskimo look, the Mary Tyler Moore show, and Ouija-derived advise like “dominatrix mixed with Hitchcock” into a well-received collection. A behind-the-scenes film of the creative side of fashion.
Devil Wears Prada 2006
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine. She has to find her balance between social life, work and fashion, it really isn’t as easy as it may seem…
Sex and the City 2008
A New York City writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her. It’s about the bond between of four female friends: Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Charlotte York Goldenblatt, and Miranda Hobbes, dealing with their lives as single women in New York City.
The September Issue 2009
The September Issue is a movie starring Anna Wintour, Thakoon Panichgul, and André Leon Talley. A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.
Coco Before Chanel 2009
The story of Coco Chanel’s rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.
A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.
Dior et Moi 2014 (Dior and I)
Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the design of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a committed group of colleagues. Combining the everyday, pressure-filled factors of fashion with mysterious echoes from the iconic brand’s past, the film is also a colorful praise to the seamstresses who serve Simons’ vision.
Yves Saint Laurent 2014
A look at the life of French designer, Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 to when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
A Bigger Splash 2015
The vacation of a famous rock star and her boyfriend in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.
The Great Gatsby 2015
The Great Gatsby is a movie which stars, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Joel Edgerton. A writer and wall street trader, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. The fabulous life of luxury and shenanigans of life on wall street.
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist 2018
The first film to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles – and her legacy.