Best Biopics and Documentaries For Fashion Lovers

Best Biopics and Documentaries For Fashion Lovers
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When you're obsessed with fashion, you're always down to learn anything you can about history, current trends, designers, influencers, and muses in the fashion-universe. But where do you go to get your fix? Sometimes movies and biopics are a great source of information, and if made well are incredibly entertaining to watch. Here is a list of some of the most moving and intriguing fashion related film content so you can settle into your couch and digest as much style knowledge as your little Comme des Garcons heart can handle.

1. Coco Before Chanel

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Audrey Tautou perfectly portrays a young Coco Chanel as she leaves her orphan past behind and goes on to create a fashion empire.

2. The September Issue


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If you're curious about the enigma that is Anna Wintour, as well as what goes on behind the scenes at Vogue, this one's for you.

3. Iris


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Iris Apfel is the ultimate style icon. Follow her around NYC as she shows you her unbelievable private collection, shops vintage with her husband, and talks about how she got into the business.

4. Bill Cunningham New York


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Get to know the sweetest man in New York City as he tours around the Big Apple on his bike with his camera in tow.

5. Notebook on Cities and Clothes


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A stunning film about the relationship between cinema and fashion as told through the eyes of Wim Wenders, featuring Yohji Yamamoto as his subject.

6. Unzipped


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Isaac Mizrahi will charm you as he escorts you around behind the scenes at his 1994 collection show.

7. Valentino: The Last Emperor


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Iconic fashion designer Valentino Garavani is a precise, shy, and particular man who is never fully satisfied, even after all of the success he has achieved in the fashion realm.

8. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel


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"The Empress of Fashion" Diana Vreeland is quick witted, intelligent, and spot on with her sharp insights about the fashion world.

9. McQueen and I


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The eccentric and outlandish Alexander McQueen was a giant in the industry. Get to know him in this Louise Osmond documentary that was released just a year after his tragic death.

10. Advanced Style


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Meet the amazing ladies of the Advanced Style blog as they lead you around on a tight leash through their very own NYC. Appreciate their quirks and get inspired by their funky personal style that has and will never dull.