Some movies are perfect for when you’re hungry for a powerful dose of high fashion. You get to see the latest styles, gorgeous ensembles and couture creations up-close as well as from every camera angle. If your wardrobe could use a dash of cinematic magic and you’re looking for some fantastic style inspiration, here are 7 fashion flicks every trendy girl must see.
The Devil Wears Prada
This movie tops the list of fashion movies to watch. Dive into the world behind a glamorous fashion magazine run by a demanding and arrogant editor with a penchant for Hermes scarves. Watch her assistant Andy transform as she works Chanel, Prada and Jimmy Choo with pizzazz. You’re sure to desperately want a career in fashion after watching this movie that’s rich in impeccable clothes and will definitely have you try and achieve Andy’s chic style.
This chick-flick may have failed to entertain the audiences but no other Bollywood movie created as much buzz about style as this one did. A modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma, it had girls drooling over the amazingly put together looks of Aisha. Starring none other than Bollywood’s queen of couture, Sonam kapoor, it’s the first Indian flick to have tied up with international brands like Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel and Christian Dior. If not for the story, watch it for the grand fashion statement.
Confessions of A Shopaholic
This film touted a shopping addiction as cool as it revolves around the life of the highly entertaining, Rebecca Bloomwood. Becky would do anything for clothes, even giving up food if it means she could have a new dress. Naturally the movie is filled with gorgeous outfits as it follows Becky’s weakness for expensive clothes that brings her world crashing down. It is definitely a must-watch as not only would every fashion crazy girl identify with her; you’ll also laugh at loud at her comedic nature.
Sex And The City
This list would not be complete without mentioning this movie. Carrie and couture go hand in hand, you haven’t really seen major love for shoes till you’ve seen this. Based on the popular TV series, SATC revolves around 4 fashionable friends living in New York, the fashion capital of America and is most definitely a trendy must-see. The movie includes a fashion shoot with Vogue, wedding dresses by high-end designers and plenty of sparkling Monolo Blahniks, what more could we wish for?
If you want to go sexy with your summer style, try channeling Priyanka Chopra in Dostana. She was styled beautifully in scorching ensembles of colourful bikinis, feminine dresses and cute shorts that are great for adding some sizzle to this season’s wardrobe. The film is also memorable for some distinctive style inspiration for the men as well. Think Abhishek Bachchan’s mufflers and shirts as well as John Abraham’s fitted tees and cool-dude shorts.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
A quintessential fashion flick with the iconic Audrey Hepburn at her absolute best. The film immortalized the little black dress as an item that every woman must have in her closet. Accessorized with gloves and a beaded pearl necklace, she captured the heart of every fashionista with a look that was incredibly trendy back then and even today. This is a classic that every stylish girl should see.
The September Issue
A behind-the-scenes documentary about Vogue that follows the drama involved in the making of the September 2007 Fall-Fashion issue. It chronicles the life of Editor-in-chief Anna Wintour as well as her production staff. An educational and absorbing movie about the fashion industry featuring top models and designers, for a realistic insight into the world of high-end style, rent this DVD stat.