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5 Iconic Films You Should Watch for Fashion Inspiration

Are you fond of shopping? Do your eyes instantly begin to glitter when you see a trendy designer outfit that too on sale? Do your besties come to you for fashion advice? If you are nodding your head, then this list of incredible fashion films is especially for you. 

Whether it is a cute rom-com or a thrilling documentary, these movies will bless you with a deeper appreciation for the entire industry and the people who work wholeheartedly to bring fashion trends to life. 

Also, who knows that while exploring these movies, you might feel like upgrading your entire closet. So without further ado, let’s introduce you to the five iconic movies that will provide you with the best fashion advice. Go through them all and thank us later. 

1. The Devil Wears Prada

Release year: 2006

The movie stars the very talented, elegant, and everyone’s favorite Meryl Streep. The actor delivered such an incredible performance as the noble Miranda Priestly who is a famous magazine editor. Meryl is not the only good thing about the movie. 

You’ll be happy to know that the costumes featured in this film are absolutely stunning. Another pretty thing about the movie is the supremely talented Anne Hathaway who plays the role of a fresh college graduate. She gets the difficult job of being Miranda’s assistant. However, will she survive Miranda’s bossy treatment? 

Watch this movie to find out. The Devil Wears Prada is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. To watch the movie in HD, you will without any doubt need a solid internet connection like the one offered by Comcast Xfinity. Once you are signed up with a reliable provider, you can go ahead and watch this movie with your best friends. 

2. Funny Face

Release year: 1957

If you love watching cheesy, musical movies, then Funny Face is the perfect film for you. It narrates the story of Dick Avery, an experienced photographer at a famous fashion magazine. He comes across a very beautiful bookshop worker named Jo Stockton. 

Certain that Jo is meant to become a popular fashion model, she sends her off to the fashion hub also known as France, falling in love with her in the process. A sweet movie that will literally bring tears into your eyes. 

3. Phantom Thread

Release year: 2017

You must definitely add this movie to your watch list. Why? Well, because it has won two big awards namely the Academy Award and the famous British Academy Film Award for perfect costume design. If you are fond of watching movies set in the olden times, then this movie is the perfect pick for you. 

It is set in the cozy 1950s London, the movie centers on Woodcock, an experienced dressmaker who works for the officials of high society. However, when he meets and falls in love with a gorgeous, young waitress, some people start to question their relationship. 

4. The September Issue

Release year: 2009

Are you one of those fashionistas who crave to see what goes behind the scenes at Vogue? This movie will give you the chance to get a glimpse of all the behind-the-scenes action. The September Issue essentially narrates the story of the super-efficient Anna Wintour and her team as they all prepare to issue the most awaited September 2007 version of Vogue. 

That issue is all things good. It has everything that would interest the readers, making it a huge success. You’ll love the overall personality of Wintour and instantly fall in love with her friendly, highly professional team. If you are also a fashionista who is fond of famous fashion magazines, then definitely add this movie to your watch list. 

5. Bill Cunningham New York

Release year: 2010

Almost every single person in the fashion world is aware of the big name ‘Bill Cunningham’. For those of you who don’t know, Bill is a highly talented, renowned, The New York Times professional fashion photographer who follows the finest fashion trends for his interesting columns. 

You’ll be delighted to know that the film stars Anna Wintour, Iris Apfel, and everyone’s favorite Michael Kors. Watch this movie with your fashionista friends and we are sure that you’ll love it. You might also learn a few creative, writing, and publishing techniques from this film, so do keep a notepad and pen in handy. 

Final Words

The fashion world is full of glamour, drama, beauty, and creativity. Only the supremely talented people who have mastered the art of attention to detail can enter this world. We understand all that it takes to be a fashionista and hence have come up with the five best films that every fashion lover must watch at least once in their lifetime. So watch all of them and let us know which one you like the best. Have fun!