For all the fashion documentary lovers or just documentaries in general, I have listed the best ones I have seen. Each one is a fascinating and entertaining look into the fashion world and how it is run.
For the fashion insider: My favourite fashion documentary. A look into the the Chanel studio and workrooms which focuses on the people that bring the drawings to life.
The September Issue
For the Vogue reader: A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.
Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton
For aspiring designers: Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton tells the story of Marc Jacobs and also takes you through the creative process of his work at LV and his eponymous line.
Dior and I
For fashion fantasy: Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director.
Bill Cunningham New York
A true personality: A profile of the famous and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.
For style mavens: Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging.
For some 90s nostalgia: Isaac Mizrahi, one of the most successful designers in high fashion, plans his fall 1994 collection.
For Karl fans: An up-close-and-personal portrait of the fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld.
Valentino: The Last Emperor
For couture lovers: A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel
For a colourful view on life: A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
For everyone: A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.
For the chic: A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld as she moves to New York to launch her own magazine.
Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer
For Pop Art lovers: The colourful designer who designs for Moschino in Italy brings you from his design studio to dressing Katy Perry for the Super Bowl and then all the way back to where he grew up down South on the farm.
First Monday In May
For The September Issue Fans: It follows the run up to the Met Gala, held on the first Monday in May every year, from inception to the red carpet. The documentary focuses on the 2015 Gala and features all of the personalities from last time including Anna Winton and the fabulous Andrew Leon Talley.