There’s a reason why fashion guys and gals hold The Devil Wears Prada dear to their hearts. Somehow, it’s a testimony close enough to what really happens behind the scenes. Runway shows, fashion campaigns, and magazine issues don’t just happen overnight. On the outside, the fashion industry may look like a glamorous world filled with Wangs, Louboutins, Chanel or Givenchy, but this multi-billion dollar industry requires hard work and a painstakingly large amount of effort.
The following films document the real happenings behind all the glitz in the world of fashion:
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s
Bergdorf Goodman is basically Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory in the fashion world. This documentary compiles the experiences of all those who've walked into the Manhattan department store and tells how it continues to make or break a designer’s dream.
Bill Cunningham New York
It’s time to put the man behind the lens in front of the camera as we get to know New York’s most beloved and iconic street style photographer, Bill Cunningham.
In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye
Follow the artistic process of some of the fashion world’s most creative people: the magazine editors.
First Monday in May
As André Leon Talley says, “The Met Ball is the super bowl of social fashion events.” Bringing together artists from every field—fashion, film, music, art—at a glamorous event is no easy task. First Monday in May will give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes on how The Met’s most attended fashion exhibit, "China: Through The Looking Glass,” was curated and celebrated.
The September Issue
September is the January in fashion and Anna Wintour’s opinion is "the only one that matters." Follow Anna and her team as they assemble the most important issue of the year.
Take note, girls! This is fashion, IRL.