7 Fashion Films to Stream While You Netflix and Chill Through the Storm
There's still more rain in the forecast this week, so it's time to shelter in place and pony up generous tips for the Postmates and Caviar delivery folks who are keeping you fed. While you're stuck inside, why not catch up on fashion documentaries? Here are seven that you can stream on Netflix or for free on Amazon Prime, giving you even more money to tip the driver who's delivering your Thai food later.
The True Cost (2015)
After the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh in 2013, director Andrew Morgan traveled to thirteen countries to study the impact of the global garment production business. Before you spend another night buying all the things at all the online sales, watch this documentary about the impact of fast fashion. Streaming on Netflix.
Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer (2015)
Jeremy Scott is a polarizing figure in the fashion world. From his teddy bear sneaker line for Adidas to his fast-food themed debut with Moschino, Scott's designs never fail to elicit a reaction. Tag along as this documentary crew chronicles the designer's inaugural season at the storied Italian house. Streaming on Netflix
The First Monday in May (2016)
The September Issue gave us a behind-the-scenes look at Vogue's editorial process. The First Monday in May shines a light on the most glamorous event of the year: The Met Gala. From selecting the theme to curating the dresses to finalizing the guest list, this film tracks Anna Wintour and her staff through the months-long lead up to the glitzy event. Streaming on Netflix
Mademoiselle C (2013)
After 10 years helming Vogue Paris, fashion icon Carine Roitfeld stepped away in 2011, only to re-enter the publishing world with her own magazine. Mademoiselle C follows Roitfeld in her glamorous, day-to-day life as she moves from Paris to New York and launches CR Fashion Book. Streaming on Netflix.
Dior and I (2015)
He may be at Calvin Klein now, but in 2012 Raf Simons was taking the reigns at Dior. On top of the typical pressures accompanying such an appointment, Simons only had eight weeks to design and execute his first haute couture collection. This film follows the weeks leading up to his big debut. Streaming on Netflix.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2012)
Before Vogue became Anna Wintour's world, it was Diana Vreeland's territory. Vreeland started as a columnist at Harper's Bazaar, later becoming the magazine's editor and making the jump to Vogue. This film weaves together interviews with Vreeland and her contemporaries to paint a picture of the lively editor's life. Streaming on Amazon Prime.
Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
When Bill Cunningham passed last summer, fashion lovers flooded social media with tributes to the legendary New York Times fashion photographer. While Cunningham had long been a notable personality, this film cemented his status as a lovable icon. Add this one to your queue for a dose of nostalgia. Streaming on Amazon Prime.