Fashion and Movies

Breakfast at Tiffany

Often, when looking for new inspiration for our wardrobe, movies and TV shows are good sources of inspiration.

Movies are one of the best options when we’re looking for some time to ourselves and some relaxation. So why not combine the useful with the pleasant and exercise our fashion sense?
There are plenty of fashion films to suit all tastes, so there’s plenty to choose from.

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Historical fashion movies

Phantom Thread shows the story of couturier Reynolds Woodcock, who ruled the world of haute couture in London in the 1950s.
The film series “Atelier Fontana”, tells the story of the life of three sisters who became one of the founders of the cult of Italian fashion.
Jackie is about Jacqueline Kennedy – the first lady of the United States of America in the early 60s, the most popular woman of her time, an icon of style –.
Of course let’s not forget Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the movies featuring Marilyn Monroe, who was a fashion icon for her era.

Fashion Documentaries

Unzipped is an American movie that presents the 1994 fashion collection of Isaac Mizrahi, but also his love story with his then-boyfriend.
Advanced Style is the name of the documentary and of the blog of Ari Set Cohen, a street photographer which shows the life af 7 newyorkers, and they unique fashion style despite theyre age.
September Issue shows a part of Anna Wintour’s life and the work behind the making of an issue of Vogue magazine.
Fresh Dressed is a film for hip hop lovers, it presents the history of hip hop fashion and The true cost is a documentary that shows the production of fast fashion.

Sex and the City

Other fashion movies

If you want to watch a soft, relaxing comedy, The Devil Wears Prada and Confessions of a Shopaholic are still two good choices, and Sex and the City is still on.
For teenagers, Gossip Girl and Emily in Paris are just right, and If you want to see something more exciting, there are plenty of dramas and action movies that revolve around the world of fashion. Pret a Porte, The Model or Personal Shopper are other interesting fashion movies.
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The devil wears Prada

Should we wear what we see on TV?

Well, in fact there are in fashion movies a lot of outfits which are awful ..And they know they are bad, but these outfits are put there because they look good on screen and catch the eye. Usually as many elements of different colours and styles and lots of layers are used.
A good tip for your daily outfit would be to keep only a part of their outfit and adapt it according to the basic styling rules.

So, you can find some inspiration in fashion movies and if you are preparing to work in fashion, movies and TV series can be good training to practice your talent.
Of course, there are lots and lots of movies that have nothing to do with the world of fashion but have even better outfits. What is your favorite one?

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