Fashion Buff? These Are The 10 Best Fashion Movies You Must Watch

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Love the world of fashion? Fashion is such an important aspect of everyone’s lives nowadays.

Everybody wants to stay up to date on the latest trends and what better way to improve your sense of dressing than watching fashion on TV?


We give you a list of the ten best fashion movies that you will surely love.

To watch these movies online, you can try these free movie streaming websites. If you wish to watch on your smartphones or tablets, these free movie apps might go handy too.

Don’t forget to check out our other compilations of the best romantic movies, drama movies, comedy movies, and Halloween movies.

1. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

  • IMDB Rating: 6.9/10
  • Movie Length: 109 minutes
  • Director: David Frankel
  • Actors: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier, Emily Blunt
  • Gross revenue: $124.74 million

Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway) a young girl looking to make her way into journalism gets her first job as an assistant to the editor-in-chief of Runway magazine, Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep).

Her life is about to go upside down as both her sense in dressing and taste in fashion are not up to Miranda’s standards.

This movie is my most favourite fashion movie ever. If you haven’t watched it, trust me you should.

2. Coco before Chanel (2009)

  • IMDB Rating: 6.7/10
  • Movie Length: 105 minutes
  • Director: Anne Fontaine
  • Actors: Audrey Tautou, Benoit Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Mary Gillian
  • Gross revenue: $6.11 million

This fashion movie is the story of the famous fashion designer Coco Chanel (Audrey Tautou).

Coco was left in an orphanage, worked in a bar and eventually after facing many hardships in life made her entry into the fashion world by designing hats.

3. Funny Face (1957)

  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10
  • Movie Length: 103 minutes
  • Director: Stanley Donen
  • Actors: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michael Auclair
  • Gross revenue: Unknown

Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn), a simple sales girl’s career takes a 360-degree change when Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) and his team do a photo shoot at the bookstore she works at.

Dick and Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) who is an editor of a fashion magazine find Jo unique and beautiful and offer her a modelling contract. Watch Jo make it big into the world of fashion.

4. Bruno (2009)

  • IMDB Rating: 5.8/10
  • Movie Length: 81 minutes
  • Director: Larry Charles
  • Actors: Sasha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Banagale, Chibundu Orukwowu
  • Gross revenue: $60.05 million

Bruno (Sasha Baron Cohen) is a very famous gay fashionista from Austria. After he has a downfall and disgraces himself in front of his fans in Funkyziet his career is doomed.

To attend to the damages, Bruno decides to travel to Los Angeles to establish himself globally.

5. Mahogany (1975)

  • IMDB Rating: 6.1/10
  • Movie Length: 109 minutes
  • Director: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson, Jack Wormser
  • Actors: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins, Jean-Pierre Aumont
  • Gross revenue: $5 million

Tracy Chambers (Diana Ross) is a hardworking and aspiring fashion designer who lives in the slums of Chicago and with a lot of hardships puts herself through fashion school.

She goes to Rome in hopes of living her dreams but is faced with a choice between the man she loves and her dreams.

6. Zoolander (2001)

  • IMDB Rating: 6.6/10
  • Movie Length: 90 minutes
  • Director: Ben Stiller
  • Actors: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell
  • Gross revenue: $45.17 million

Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller), a male model is overtaken by a new model named Hansel (Owen Wilson).

At the break of his career he is offered a job by the famous fashion designer Mogatu (Will Ferrell) but only later does he find out that Mogatu plans to have him execute the Prime Minister.

7. Dior and I (2015)

  • IMDB Rating: 7.3/10
  • Movie Length: 90 minutes
  • Director: Frederic Tcheng
  • Actors: Christian Dior, Omar Berrada, Raf Simons, Pieter Mulier
  • Gross revenue: $1.03 million

For all you aspiring designers and models, this is a perfect fashion movie and documentary that will lead you into the world of Christian Dior and show you Raf’s first collection and the work and dedication given by the designer and his team to set up a show that people love.

8. The September Issue (2009)

  • IMDB Rating: 7/10
  • Movie Length: 90 minutes
  • Director: R J Cutler
  • Actors: Anna Wintour, Thakoon Panichgul, Andre Leon Talley, Grace Coddington
  • Gross revenue: $3.82 million

This fashion movie is a documentary of one of the most famous designer in the world: Anna Wintour.

The documentary covers her preparations and challenges for the fall issue in 2007.

9. Phantom Thread (2017)

  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
  • Movie Length: 130 minutes
  • Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Actors: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville
  • Gross revenue: $20.95 million

Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Cyril (Lesley Manville), his sister are the leading names in the British Fashion World after the 1950 war.

The two dress celebrities, actors, royalties and other influential people. Woodcock’s fame sees many girls flocking towards him, but he falls in love with Alma (Vicky Krieps), his planned and tailored world starts crumbling.


10. Sex and the City (2008)

  • IMDB Rating: 5.6/10
  • Movie Length: 145 minutes
  • Director: Michael Patrick King
  • Actors: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis
  • Gross revenue: $152.65 million

 Sex and the city are probably one of the best fashion movies. It revolves around the lives of four best friends who live and breathe fashion.

The kind of clothes and settings of the movie is something you will love. Watch as Carrie Bradshaw gets selected to walk the ramp for the famous brand Vogue.


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