Your Netflix Style Bible: 12 Titles To Snuggle Up With Instantly
Staying in this NYE? Prepare to float on a fashionable stream.
Hallelujah! Sing choirs of angels! You're finally in the home stretch of 2014's toils. And, thanks to the fortunate calendar placement of holiday dates this year, you may even get to skedaddle from work for a significant chunk of time. While you're taking a much-needed load off, Netflix will now become your inertia's partner in crime. But, if your "suggestions" are anything like ours, ("cerebral," "documentaries," "foreign movies," "mind-bending"), they're not quite conducive to the inner sloth you intend on feeding. So, may we suggest some stylish movies filled with visual glee for you to kick back with?
Admittedly, a few still offer an education, cinematic or otherwise, but you can always hit the mute button for complete lazy bliss. No judgment here!
If you follow Ari Seth Cohen's blog profiling the megawatt style of ladies of a certain age, you know these moxified gals bring more to the table than your average street-style fodder. If not, his documentary Advanced Style, will have you bookmarking the site, stat.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel offers a narrative behind the fashion editor of the century (in our opinion) with inside access to the legend's flair for envelope pushing — in the glossies and the world at large.
The '90s are back in the trend forecast and Clueless may just offer you a few retro wardrobe notions. If not, you can just snack on Cher's rotating closet and LOL over lines like this: "Why am I even listening to you to begin with? You're a virgin that can't drive!"
Phyllis Nefler forever. And ever. Troop Beverly Hills hit Netflix in November, and Wilderness Girls everywhere can now rejoice with khaki wishes and cookie dreams.
You can't snag Breakfast at Tiffany's instantly, but we think Funny Face actually packs more of a fashion punch (a controversial statement, we're aware). Audrey Hepburn becomes a reluctant model for an eccentric editor modeled after Diana Vreeland. "Think pink!"
Icons of the '90s Winona Ryder and Shannen Doherty star in this flick — need we say more? A nasty clique with a fabulous wardrobe makes Heathers a guilty pleasure with a dark side.
Fashion and crime collide in the juicy and oft-ridiculous Ready To Wear.
Diane Keaton indisputably stakes claim on ultimate tomboy style in Annie Hall. The Woody Allen banter ain't bad either (they both won Best Actor/Actress Oscars for the pic).
If you think Tilda Swinton's red-carpet game is gobsmacking, prepare to adore her more prim side in I Am Love. Just to give you an idea of what you're in for, Silvia Venturini co-produced the movie and Swinton's entire wardrobe was provided by Raf Simons for Jil Sander. However, if you have the holiday blues in any way, shape or form, you may seriously want to mute this one. It doesn't exactly reek of holiday cheer — we'll leave it at that.
Until Bill Cunningham New York debuted, the NYT photojournalist was an unsung hero for those not in the know. After watching this, you will believe humility does actually exist in the fashion world (and may even ask Santa for at least a Sunday subscription to the newspaper).
In one of fashion's gutsiest moves of the decade, Carine Roitfeld left her coveted position as editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, and Mademoiselle C turns the lens on her endeavors to launch her own glossy.
Set in the supermodel-mania era, when Linda Evangelista infamously quoted she wouldn't leave bed "for less than $10,000 a day," Unzipped follows an entertaining Isaac Mizrahi as he pieces together his NYFW runway show.