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Fashion Tips: Fashion Documentaries

Tip for fashion enthusiasts and appreciators of fashion history...

Check out these important documentaries to watch about some fashion pioneers and iconic personalities in the fashion world!

Catwalk (1993)

(Models - Image: Promotion/Internet)

This documentary filmed in 1993 and aired from 1995, directed by Robert Leacock, shows the daily life of model Christy Turlington and the behind-the-scenes of a Fashion Weeks season in Milan, New York, and Paris. In addition to Christy, some of the world's first top models who are still known today, such as Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, also depict what it was like to be a model at that time.

Where to watch: YouTube.

McQueen: Fashion visionary (2018)

(McQueen backstage at his fashion show - Image: Promotion/Internet)

This documentary about the renowned designer Alexander McQueen provides a retrospective of some of the most controversial and inspiring collections by the fashion icon. It includes testimonials and interviews with friends and family members of the designer. Some of the footage in the documentary was even filmed by McQueen himself, showcasing the early days of his career and his tenure as the creative director of the famous brand Givenchy.

Where to watch: Apple TV (paid) and Amazon Prime Video (paid).

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2012)

(Diana Vreeland - Image: Disclosure/Internet)

Legendary in American fashion, Diana Vreeland was revolutionary as the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine from 1963 to 1971. The documentary showcases how she became the fashion empress and how she understood that society and life were changing at that time, translating it onto the magazine's pages.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.

Dior and I (2014)

(Raf Simons analyzing looks - Image: Disclosure/Internet)

This brilliant documentary portrays the fusion of Maison de Christian Dior with its new creative director, Raf Simons, and how it worked to achieve a balance between the brand's heritage and the steps it needed to take towards modernity. It presents a period of great professional pressure on Raf, who was considered a minimalist fashion designer, for a brand built upon the perspective of femininity and extravagance.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video.

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)

(Vivienne Westwood - Image: Promotion/Internet)

Considered one of the most influential and iconic fashion designers in history until recently, the mother of punk, Vivienne Westwood! The documentary about her encompasses interviews and footage about this personality who revolutionized fashion in the 1970s and how she fought to maintain her legacy and the integrity of her brand.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video.

For those who enjoy it, there's nothing better than watching and analyzing the "turns of the fashion world" and everything that influences and influenced the world, right?!


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