5 Fashion Films To Stream On Netflix Tonight


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Don't kid yourself. You might have plans after work, errands to run, or people to see, but doesn't a date with Netflix sound much better? Seriously, imagine queuing up a Seamless order, getting into your jammies, and curling up in front of the couch with a beer and a blankie. Hell, get into bed, and rest your laptop on your chest — no one's looking. And, then? You know you've been meaning to watch one of the fashion films below. Yep, playing hooky after work is the bigger indulgence. The hardest part will be figuring out which flick to watch first.

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

They say: "This documentary peels back the curtain at Bergdorf Goodman, the iconic New York store that's been launching design careers for more than a century. Key creative personnel and fans such as Joan Rivers and Candice Bergen discuss Bergdorf's appeal."

God Save My Shoes

They say: "The romance between women and one of modern fashion's most celebrated elements, shoes, takes the spotlight in this revealing doc. Designers, fashion mavens, and women from all walks of life discuss how shoes have become such objects of desire."

Bill Cunningham New York

They say: "Living simply and using a bicycle to get around New York, 80-year-old photographer Bill Cunningham tirelessly records what people are wearing in the city — both out on the sidewalk and in the salons of the wealthy."

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

They say: "Filmmaker Whitney Smith directs this documentary that chronicles the fabulous life and career of Halston, the iconic American fashion designer who also reigned as the dissolute king of 1970s New York City nightlife."

L'Amour Fou

They say: "Yves Saint-Laurent — synonymous with Le Smoking suit, the safari jacket, and Studio 54 — met Pierre Bergé in 1958. This intimate documentary pays tribute to their love affair, business partnership, and extraordinary 50-year friendship."

A Man's Story

They say: "Celebrated menswear designer Ozwald Boateng is also a man of strong passions, as recorded in this revealing documentary filmed over 10 years. Boateng's personal challenges are contrasted with the elation his designs inspire at London Fashion Week."