Fashion films to fill your red carpet void

Fashion films

With the majority of red carpet events cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19, many hearts are longing for fashion inspiration. I know my heart aches to see Lizzo with another tiny handbag. To help fill the gap typically occupied by red carpets, here are five fashion films to watch on your couch during lockdown.

Phantom Thread

Period fashion films are some of the best. Phantom Thread, is set in 1950’s London. Costume designer, Mark Bridges brings to life the boom of couture fashion, post-World War II. 

Crazy Rich Asians

This film provides some stunning looks designed by costume designer, Mary Vogt. The luxurious fashion in this film is enough to make anyone envious. Based on the best-selling novel, Crazy Rich Asians.


The 1800’s is a period that has some fascinating trends. Costume designer Alexandra Byrne pulls out some classic show-stoppers in the 2020 remake of the 1996 film, which is an adaptation of the Jane Austin novel.  

Dior and I 

For a more realistic take on fashion that has a direct connection to the red carpet, Dior and I is the one. The documentary takes a look into the Christian Dior fashion house operation. 

Confessions of a Shopaholic

If you are feeling like being more bold with your wardrobe, this film will have inspiration coming out of your ears. Costume designer, Patricia Field does a great job conjuring up some killer fashion looks on screen. 

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