Educational, inspiring, or just plain hilarious, these documentaries and films are required viewing for every aspiring fashion girl. Whether it’s an intimate designer profile or a cutting satire, each movie captures the various elements of the industry and cracks the world open for all to see. Do not pass go until you’ve seen every single one on this list.
The September Issue
Get up close and personal with the Vogue team as they put together their biggest and most important issue of the year.
The Devil Wears Prada
An absolute no brainer. Is there anything better than Meryl Streep as the icy editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly."That’s all!"
Sex and the City
SATC the series was renowned for its fashion, so legendary costumer Patricia Field created over 300 outfits for the first movie.
Valentino: The Last Emperor
The dynamic between Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giametti, his longtime partner in both love and business, is reason alone to watch this documentary following the end of Valentino's tenure as Creative Director at the storied Italian house.
Isaac Mizrahi and an entourage of top supermodels—Linda, Naomi, Cindy, and Kate—gives a glimpse into the wild world of '90s fashion.
Dior and I
Follow Raf Simons on a nail-biting journey behind-the-scenes as he prepares for his debut haute couture collection as head designer of Dior.
“I can't turn...left.” Nothing lampoons the fashion industry better than the 2001 Ben Stiller hit, complete with countless celebrity and fashion icon cameos.
Coco Before Chanel
Audrey Tautou is stunning as the legendary designer in her early years, starting the business that ultimately changes the fashion world.
Horribly rated but very fun, the movie has more cameos (Naomi! Cher! Jean-Paul Gaultier!) than you can shake a stick at.
This visually beautiful film chronicles the life of designer Yves Saint Laurent when he was at the height of his career, grappling with pressure, success and his unique journey.