Movies that every fashionista must watch

If you live and breathe fashion, you probably want to fill your life with clothes, designers, accessories, and then even more clothes. Thankfully, you don’t just have to make your way to the mall to do that. There are so many ways to get your fix of fashion, and most of the time you don’t even need to leave your house. You can scroll through pictures on the internet, you can find your favorite designers on social media, you can watch fashionable television shows, and you can even settle down for a movie marathon. Yes, every fashionista should watch these movies, so it’s time to get started!

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If you’re looking to have a good laugh at marvel at some of the quirkiest ‘90s fashion you’ve ever seen, Clueless will have everything you could possibly want and more. Although it may seem like your average chick flick, this movie is actually an adaptation of one of Jane Austen’s most famous novels, and the fashion involved is off the charts. From plaid co-ords to rotating closets, you’ll soon realize that Cher Horowitz is the ultimate fashionista.

Coco Before Chanel

Let’s be honest; everyone has heard of Chanel. As one of the most famous fashion brands in the world, a new generation of fashionistas are starting to forget the woman behind the thriving designer business. Coco Before Chanel follows the life of Coco Chanel before she became one of the most famous women in the world and her rise up the fashion ranks. It focuses on her boyish silhouettes, and how she managed to crack the almost-impossible code of the fashion world.

The Devil Wears Prada

Florals for spring? Groundbreaking, right? The Devil Wears Prada is perhaps one of the most famous movies out there, and it’s also one of the most quotable. Starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep, this movie follows the life of an aspiring journalist as she takes on the role of Miranda Priestley’s assistant. Known as the “Dragon Lady” and one of the most intense editors-in-chief that Runway magazine has ever had, it’s not easy work.

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Dior And I

Released in 2014, Dior and I offers fashionistas an inside look into the Christian Dior brand. This movie tracks the career rise of Raf Simons, who took on the role of creative director within the couture powerhouse and offers an open and honest insight into the modern fashion world. While there’s no doubt about the fact that Simons brought something new to the Dior table, it’s also easy to see why he handed in his resignation just three and a half years after being promoted. Yes, it showcases the stress and the pressures of the fashion world, while also showcasing the beauty.


Do we even need to explain this one? While SATC started off as an impressive television show centered around the life of fashionista Carrie Bradshaw and her friends, it quickly rose to fame and became a movie franchise. All three of the movies are full of fun and fashion, which definitely means that you have to watch all three of them in one sitting.

So, which movie will you be watching first?

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