What To Watch: Fashion on Film

To celebrate the most fashionable day of the year (the Met Gala of course), we're talking fashion on film in this week's #WhatToWatch!


 

The Devil Wears Prada (David Frankel, 20th Century Fox)

The Devil Wears Prada


Andy, a young graduate and an aspiring journalist, miraculously becomes an assistant to the equally infamous and ruthless fashion magazine editor Miranda

Priestly. Priestly is highly influenced by real-life Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who is renowned for her demanding nature. In order to find the success she desires, Andy must consider what she is willing to sacrifice.


Available on DisneyPlus.



Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)

Personal Shopper


A young woman who works as a personal shopper refuses to leave Paris until she comes in contact with her younger twin brother who passed away in the city. Things get even more complicated when a stranger gets in touch with her.


Available on Prime Video.




The First Monday in May (Andrew Rossi, Netflix)

The First Monday in May


Documentary filmmaker Andrew Rossi explores the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through

The Looking Glass,” an exploration of Chinese inspired Western fashions

by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.


Available on Netflix




Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson, Universal Pictures)

Phantom Thread


Celebrated dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock is a celebrated dress designer whose meticulous lifestyle undergoes a drastic change when he falls for strong-willed waitress Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Paul Thomas Anderson's film explores the nature and danger of passion in both career and relationships.


Available to rent on Amazon Prime and AppleTV.


 

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