If you have a love of both fashion and cinema then you are reading the right blog! After sorting through title after title after title, below is our top pick for the best movies about fashion.
The September Issue (2009)
If you love the magazine Vogue then you likely know that the yearly September issue is known throughout the industry to be the most important and the most directional. This documentary follows the journey of editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, along with her team including Andre Leon Talley who all come together to ensure the issue is a success.
This movie is of such great importance to the fashion world because it shows the real world actions which are needed to pull such an impressive magazine issue together, including the highs and the lows of each process.
If you love Vogue and you are interested in seeing just how the operation works, and not a glamorized view, this is the movie for you.
The Devil Wears Prada
If you haven’t yet seen this instant hit then first head to the Groupon Coupons page for Abe Books and pick up a book of the same title. Once you have read this, it’s time to jump into the film. Portrayed by Meryl Streep, this movie follows the Hollywood stylised version of Vogue magazine, somewhat imitating aspects of the documentary mentioned above, The September Issue.
However, it is important to know that this movie is very much that, a movie, including a range of snazzy montages and great outfits for you to drool over! Also starring Anne Hathaway, you can rest assured that this movie is the perfect choice for a girls night in.
A cult classic, Clueless follows the high school life of two fashionistas who are determined to give the new girl at school a makeover. Until, of course, the new girl becomes the popular one at school! Of course, you can imagine how this is received, with numerous catchy one-liners to offer.
If you love fashion, blonde hair, and catch phrases then you will love Clueless. When watching this movie for the first time, keep in mind when it was made and try not to judge it by today’s fashion and social standards. Starring Alicia SIlverstone in one of earlier roles, this classic is sure to make you laugh.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Continuing on the list with scripted movies and rounding off the Hollywood movie theme is Confessions of a Shopaholic. This light-hearted comedy follows the exploits of a fashionista who has got herself into so much credit card debt that she just doesn’t know what to do!
As you can imagine, antics ensue in this fashion-focused comedy which is sure to make everyone laugh, even for the silliness.
If you are hosting the next movie night or are going for a movie date, these are some great choices which are sure to please every fashionista.