Fashion Documentaries You Need To Watch

If you’re a fashion rut, and someone that gets excited about anything concerning styling and  designing; here are a few fashion documentaries you need to watch for an insight into this glamorous industry!  From a look into the history of Chanel, the life of Karl Lagerfeld, Bill Cunningham’s work and of course what makes Anna Wintour the most powerful woman in the industry.


  • The September Issue (2009)

This documentary will take you behind the scenes of the world of Vogue. Trust us it’s nothing like The Devil Wears Prada!

  • Valentino : The Last Emperor (2008)

Are you as in love with Valentino as we are? Find out what makes him so successful!

  • Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s (2013)

As soon as we hear Bergdorf’s – we start dreaming of the 5th Avenue, the best names in the industry and of course that we could spend the rest of our lives there. If you are still wondering what Bergdorf’s is and you had to google it – you definitely need to watch this documentary!

  • Dior and I (2014)

Want to know how Raf Simons put together his first collection at Christian Dior within a deadline of eight weeks? Dior and I will answer all your questions.

  • Jeremy Scott : The People’s Designer (2015)

From a small town boy to the creative director of Moschino and then to having his own label – find out everything Jeremy Scott has accomplished right in this documentary!

  • Bill Cunningham New York (2012)

Bill Cunningham, New York Times – doesn’t ring a bell? The only photographer Anna Wintour has probably ever dressed up for.

  • Lagerfeld Confidential (2007)

I am sure you all wonder what it is like in Karl Lagerfeld’s life. Well, this documentary is all about him, from his childhood in Germany to how he got into the fashion industry and from his work to what he likes or dislikes.

  • Unzipped (1995)

This documentary mainly revolves around the launch and inspiration behind Isaac Mizrahi’s fall collection back in 1994.

If you are a fashion lover, these films are definitely for you! Do tell us which one is your favorite.


Written by Pallavi Maini

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