The more we hear the quote “I like my money right where I can see it… hanging in my closet”, the more we realise that fashion and films go hand in hand. From Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, over the years many celebrities have become synonymous with iconic styles. So, take a quick look at the list of best fashion movies from Hollywood and Bollywood which every fashionista must watch.
Just as music, art and architecture are all linked to films in some way or the other, so is fashion. It’s true that catwalk often influence the trends visible in movies. So, are you one of those people who while watching a romantic flick notice the exquisite piece of pearl necklace and are looking for some cinematic inspiration for your wardrobe? Our list of these hand-picked best fashion movies of all times might just be of help!
Coco Before Chanel
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The 2009 French drama is about the early life of an orphan Gabrielle and how she became the iconic designer ‘Coco Chanel’. The movie bagged the Cesar Award for Best Costume Design. If you love vintage dressing, this film will surely inspire you.
The Devil Wears Prada
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This drama is set in the world of fashion and revolves around Andrea (Anne Hathaway) who takes an assistant role with Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), the editor of an iconic magazine. The movie draws inspiration from one of the most talked about fashion editor’s Anna Wintour. ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ is considered to be among the most expensively costumed and watched fashion flick of all time.
The September Issue
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This documentary again, is about the fashion bible Vogue and its Editor in Chief Anna Wintour. Luxurious to its core, this movie features appearances by some top models and fashion designers comprising Jean Paul Gautier and Oscar de la Renta. ‘The September Issue’ is best suited for those who want to satisfy their fashion appetite.
Confessions of a Shopaholic
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This rom-com revolves around a girl who loves designer clothes and accessories. Watch this movie for the colourful, vibrant and drool worthy outfits. Rebecca Bloomwood’s (portrayed by Isla Fisher) obsession for shopping and designer brands will make you burst out with laughter.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
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No one can forget Audrey Hepburn’s playing the role of Holly Golightly standing outside Tiffany’s in her Givenchy black dress, pearls and huge sunglasses. Every Fashionista must watch this 1961 romantic comedy for the amazing hats, dresses and hairstyles.
Sex and the City: The Movie
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This 2008 movie will make you fall in love with top designer brands such as Chanel, Gucci, Prada and Louis Vuitton. Carrie Bradshaw (portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker) displays the perfect New York City style with panache.
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This story of a hooker (played by Julia Roberts) has some iconic dresses of all time. Her makeover while her life takes a drastic turn in the movie is definitely worth a watch.
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This 1977-movie popularised the androgynous style of dressing for women. In the late 1970s, this was among the most followed fashion trends across the globe.
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Based on Jane Austen’s Emma, Sonam Kapoor’s fashion sense is perfectly timed. Engaging and endearing, Sonam Kapoor’s wardrobe in Aisha is every girl’s dream.
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If you are a Deepika Padukone fan, watch this movie because she is at her fashionable best. The style seekers can learn a lot about trends and creating a new ones from this movie. Our favourites are Deepika’s embellished minis and floral palazzos.
Have you taken fashion inspiration from any of the movies above? Did we miss out on any of your favourites in the list? Leave a comment with your thoughts.