Must-See Fashion TV: Documentaries to Watch

By  December 24, 2013

Whether you’re snowed in or just bundled up in front of the fire basking in a post-holiday glow, this winter break is the perfect time to catch up on your must-see style TV.  Check out our list of essential fashion documentaries to add to your Netflix queue. Tweet us at @glam_com and let us know which film you’re watching!

Top 10 Fashion Documentaries to Watch

1. Bill Cunningham New York (2010)
Available on Netflix
This 2010 documentary follows fashion photog legend Bill Cunningham as he bikes through the streets of New York snapping fashionable figures for the Times’ Style section.

2. Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton (2007)
Available on Netflix
Get a cheeky behind-the-scenes look at Marc Jacobs‘s creative process while at Louis Vuitton. The documentary even includes footage from his collaboration with Takashi Murakami.

3. The Tents (2012)
Available on Netflix
Find out how New York Fashion Week all began – a must-see for fashion week attendees or anyone who’s dreamed about setting foot in the legendary tents.

4. The September Issue (2009)
Watch on Documentary Jungle
You might have seen this documentary in theaters a few years ago, but if you haven’t, drop everything and watch the cameras track Anna Wintour as she preps for the 2007 September issue of Vogue.

5. Catwalk (1995)
Watch on YouTube
A glimpse into supermodel Christy Turlington’s life as she walks the runway for Armani in Milan, Galliano in Paris, and Issac Mizrahi in New York in the early ’90s.

6. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
Available on Netflix
This must-see gives its audience a look at the life of style icon Diana Vreeland, whose work as the editor of Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue changed the face of American fashion as we know it.