If you like watching fashion movies and TV shows, you’re in luck., because you can watch these online now. After all, how better to learn about fashion then how the girls learn themselves.
There are dozens of movies, documentaries, and TV shows that are either about fashion or feature great fashion, and they’re just a few clicks away on your favorite device.
Many do require a subscription to Amazon Prime, HBO, or Netflix. If that’s not in your budget, check out their free trials – they typically last for 30 days. You can watch a lot in a month, if you’re so inclined. If you want to buy the movie from Amazon, click the movie title
I have many in my personal library and they’re fun to pull out and watch on that otherwise slow evening. Or just watch to get ideas and imagine yourself in any of these fabulous gowns.
The focus is too narrow for a good portrayal of Jackie’s contribution to the fashion world bu tyou do get to see Jackie in her inimitable outfits.
After the Ball (2015)
A young fashion designer dons a disguise to help save her family fashion business. Portia Doubleday and Chris Noth star. (Netflix)
The Dressmaker (2015)
After years of working in Paris couture, Australian Tilly Dunnage returns to her hometown to settle a score and get revenge on those who hurt her. Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth star. (Amazon Prime)
Grace of Monaco (2014)
Oscar winner Grace Kelly leaves Hollywood behind to become a real life princess – but she doesn’t get her happily every after. Stars Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth. (Netflix). Highly Recommended
Love by Design (2014)
Romanian-born Danielle is living the dream, working at a top New York fashion magazine – until it all comes crashing down, and she ends up back home in Transylvania to start all over again. Stars Guilia Nahmany and Jane Seymour. (Amazon Prime)
Fall in love with the adorable Becky Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) in the hilarious romantic comedy Confessions Of A Shopaholic. Becky has a secret that leads to some hilarious high jinks that could unravel it all. Featuring the perfect comedic cast, it s the feel-good romantic comedy you ll fall in love with over and over.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
As assistant to impossibly demanding New York fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly (Streep), young Andy Sachs (Hathaway) has landed a job that “a million girls would die for.” Unfortunately, her heaven-sent appointment as Miranda’s personal whipping girl just might be the death of her! Highly Recommended
Kinky Boots 2005
For generations, the Price family has made very sensible, very conservative shoes for men. But to save the business from imminent bankruptcy, young Charlie Price turns to an unlikely new creative consultant: a sassy cross-dressing cabaret singer whose outrageous style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory! Inspired by a hilarious true story, this fun and original movie is a must-have that proves the best way to fit in is to stand out! Highly Recommended
Easy to watch. Lots of fun. Dozens of recognizable big name actors in minor roles adds a who’s who that gives an additional aspect to the entertainment. Watch your DVD format
Ready To Wear (1994)
A glittering Hollywood all-star cast shines in Robert Altman’s deliciously sexy comedy hit READY TO WEAR! At the world’s hottest fashion show, there’s been a murder. Now, everybody’s a suspect — including two guests who end up sharing much more than a hotel room! Add to the fun a hilariously inept TV reporter on the trail of her most shocking interview yet! They’re all caught up in the year’s biggest see-and-be-seen events — where steamy scandals and spectacular supermodels turn up the heat in a riotous show of high-fashion hilarity
Exploring beauty and aging through the eyes of the original supermodels. Stars Carmen Dell’Orefice, Isabella Rossellini, and more. (HBO)
Bill Cunningham New York (2011)
Street fashion as seen through the lens of veteran New York Times photographer, Bill Cunningham. Stars many fashion notables. (Amazon Prime)
An inside look at John Casablancas, the man behind the Elite Modeling Agency and inventor of the supermodel. John Casablancas stars. (Netflix)
Diana Vreeland defined fashion for a generation through her years as an editor at first Harper’s Bazaar then Vogue. Diana Vreeland and Richard Avedon star. (Amazon Prime)
Dior and I (2014)
A behind-the-scenes look of Raf Simon’s first haute couture collection for the legendary French fashion house. Christian Dior (archive) and Raf Simons star. In French with English subtitles. (Netflix)
In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye (2012)
A look at some of the world’s most influential fashion designers and images from the iconic magazine celebrating its 120th anniversary. Hamish Bowles and Grace Coddington star. (Amazon Prime)
The life and times of style icon Iris Apfel. Starring Iris and Carl Apfel and other fashion luminaries. (Netflix)
The First Monday in May (2016)
What it took to put on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most-attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through the Looking Glass” in 2015. Anna Wintour and Andrew Bolton star. (Netflix)
Women He’s Undressed (2015)
A retrospective of legendary Oscar-winning Hollywood costume designer Orry-Kelly. (Netflix)
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
The early years of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his rise to international fame. Starring Pierre
Niney and Guillaume Gallienne. (Netflix)
Vidal Sassoon 2010
Vidal Sassoon is more than just a hairdresser – he’s a rock star, an artist, a craftsman who changed the world with a pair of scissors. His hairstyles changed the fashion world too.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Audrey Tautou shines in this intriguing portrait of the early life of Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, the orphan who would build a fashion empire and be known universally by her nickname, Coco. She journeys from a mundane seamstress job to boisterous cabarets to the opulent French countryside, possessing little more than her unwavering determination, unique style and visionary talent.
The September Issue 2009
An intimate, funny and surprising behind-the-scenes look at VOGUE’S legendary editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her team of larger-than- life editors, this is the captivating story of how they create the must-have bible of fashion. Highly Recommended
Fashion TV Shows
Gossip Girl (2007-2012)
Privileged Upper East Side teens have their secrets exposed by an elusive gossip blogger who moves among them. Blake Lively and Leighton Meester star. (Netflix)
Mr. Selfridge (2013-2016)
Flamboyant American Harry Selfridge brings his years of luxury department store experience to London in 1909, and transforms the way the British elite shop. Jeremy Piven stars. If you own your own business, you’re going to want to take notes. (Amazon Prime)
Sex and the City (1998-2004)
Four women navigate relationships, career, and style in New York in the late 1990s. Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall star. (HBO)
The Buccaneers (1995)
Four rich American socialites try to land titled Englishmen during the “American Princess” craze of the late 19th Century. Stars Mira Sorvino and Carla Gugino in some of their earliest roles. (Netflix)
The Carrie Diaries (2013-2014)
The teenage years of Carrie Bradshaw, before her Sex and the City story. Stars AnnaSophia Robb and Austin Butler. (Netflix)
The Collection (2016-)
Amid secrets and family drama, two brothers struggle to keep their fashion house afloat in post-war Paris. Richard Coyle and Mamie Gummer star. (Amazon Prime)
The Crown (2016-)
The early years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, set in the 1950s. Beautiful clothes, jewels, and locales. Claire Foy and Matt Smith star. (Netflix)
The Paradise (2012-2013)
It’s 1875 and a small town girl with big ideas moves to the city and takes a job at The Paradise – the nation’s first-ever department store. Stars Joanna Vanderham and Emun Elliott. (Netflix)
The Time In Between (2013-2014)
Sira is a young dressmaker in 1930s Spain, dating a nice guy, when her life is upended by a smooth-talking salesman – and she ends up creating couture for Nazi wives in Madrid…while spying on them. Stars Adriana Ugarte and Hannah New. In Spanish with English subtitles. (Netflix)
A man struggles to keep his family luxury department store afloat in Madrid in the 1950s amid family feuds and forbidden romance. Paula Echevarria and Miguel Ángel Silvestre star. In Spanish with English subtitles. (Netflix)
Young King Louis XIV strives to bring his vision of France as a global tastemaker to life amid the lies and intrigue of his scheming court. George Blagden and Alexander Vlahos star. (Netflix)
So…a wide variety of fashion movies, documentaries, and TV shows that will keep you busy for months.
WAIT! wait! You don’t want a fashion movie but just an old fashioned chic flick, girlie, girl, feel good movie where you can sit by the TV in your sexy lingerie or cute outfit and just feel good about yourself. Then here you go.
Here are ten good movies for Girls Night Out followed by a quick review of the 80 best girlie girl movies ever made. This is followed by reviews of several very feminine movies that we hope you find just to your liking.
Mean Girls (2004)
Raised in the African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) thinks she knows about “survival of the fitt est.” But t he law of the jungle takes on a whole new meaning when the home-schooled 15-year-old enters public high school for the fi rst time and falls prey to the psychological warfare and unwritten social rules that teenage girls face today
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
The Plastics are back in the long awaited follow-up to the smash-hit Mea n Girls… and now the clique is more fashionable, funny and ferocious tha n ever! Confident senior Jo (Meaghan Martin) begins the new school year by breaking her own cardinal rule: don’t get involved in girl drama. Bu t when she sees timid Abby (Jennifer Stone) preyed upon by Queen Bee Man di (Maiara Walsh) and her minions, she takes sides in a viciously funny girl-world-war that turns the whole school upside down.
Wild child (2008)
Sixteen-year-old Poppy (Emma Roberts) is an LA teen diva who does what she wants, whenever she wants. But after an over-the-top prank pushes her father one step too far, she finds herself shipped off to the one place where everything will change: a British boarding school. No cell phones, no designer clothes…no way. Desperate to break free, she sets in motion the ultimate escape plan involving the head mistress’ son – only to discover that this could be the reason she wants to stay. Co-starring Natasha Richardson, Aidan Quinn and Nick Frost, it’s the fun and fabulous comedy that’s LOL!
Monte Carlo (2011)
Get ready for an awesome adventure of a lifetime in Monte Carlo! Selena Gomez (Ramona and Beezus) lights up the screen as Grace, a high-spirited high school grad looking forward to a vacation in Paris with her best friend Emma (Katie Cassidy) and stepsister Meg (Leighton Meester). Just as the girls think their trip is ruined when their hyperactive tour guide leaves them behind, Grace is mistaken for a wealthy socialite and the trio is whisked away to Monte Carlo for a thrilling week of glitz, glam, and unforgettable fun.
Source: Fashion For Real Women