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In this new #mustwatch, we review the essential films for fashion lovers. And the best thing is that, for the first time, you won’t see in this list The Devil Wears Prada. Yes, there is life beyond that film.
Blow Up (1966) – Michelangelo Antonioni
We don’t know how Antonioni manages to create the magnetism that oozes Blow Up, but we do know some of its ingredients: erotic content, depth, art and a dream cast with Jane Birkin, Verushka or Redgrave.
Zoolander (2001) – Ben Stiller
The comic note is set by Ben Stiller with Zoolander, a film that offers a fresh and ironic perspective on the fashion industry. And not without precision.
Factory Girl (2006) – George Hickenlooper
Sienna Miller interpreta a la modelo Edie Sedgwick, musa de Andy Warhol, en una película de ficción que explora la vida de un icono de la moda. Factory Girl es imprescindible en esta lista.
Prêt-à-porter (1994) – Robert Altman
If you’ve got something to hide, you’ll need something to wear. The film Prêt-à-porter reflects the fashion imaginary of the 90s and has gone down in history, among other things, for that surprising final scene that shows a carousel of nude models.
Desert Flower (2009) – Sherry Hormann
Desert Flower tells the story of Somali model and writer Waris Dirie. A film based on the novel by this author, who suffered the consequences of a patriarchal world as a victim of female circumcision. Top model, activist and rebel: it must be seen.
Coco before Chanel (2009) – Anna Fontaine
Also in 2009, the umpteenth film adaptation by Madmoiselle Chanel was released. Coco before Chanel stars the incredible Audrey Tautou. Perhaps this will give you a clue as to why she should be on your list.
Funny Face (1957) – Stanley Donen
Audrey Hepburn hunted in a bookstore and propelled to stardom as the best model in Paris. Cinema of the 1950s, classic fashion, the Louvre and French elegance. Funny Face will charm you.
Yves Saint Laurent (2014) – Jalil Lespert
Yves Saint Laurentis a biopic about the designer who has the approval of none other than his partner Pierre Bergé. The actor Gaspard Ulliel embodies the story of the rive gauche couturier, a chapter that no fashion lover should miss.
Clueless (1995) – Amy Heckerling
School uniforms, high school teenagers and a film that has marked the culture of all those who lived their adolescence in the 90s. Clueless is a must.
The Neon Demon (2016) – Nicolas Winding
The Neon Demoncaptures the most surrealistic universe of fashion in terms of psychological horror. Between neon lights, mental disorders and luxury, the film offers some scenes that will be hard to get out of your head.