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Dior and I
This beautiful documentary brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love…
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel - An Intimate Portrait of a Female Fashion Icon
An intimate portrait and a vibrant celebration of one of the most influential women of the twentieth century -- an enduring icon who has had a strong influence on the course of fashion, beauty, publishing and culture. During Diana Vreeland's…
Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution - The Most Notorious Fashion Show Battle in History
Not many moments in life change the course of history, shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on November 28, 1973 at the Chateau de Versailles, such a moment took place. For the second time in…
Chanel
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
In 1983, when German-born designer Karl Lagerfeld joined the house of Chanel, he changed the course of fashion history. To this day, the house is owned and controlled by the famously press-shy Alan Wertheimer, grandson of one of Coco's early…
Alexander McQueen Part 1
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
Before bursting onto the London fashion scene with his daring, provocative collections, Alexander McQueen honed his tailoring skills on Savile Row. His sharp tailoring would continue to influence his dramatic collections as he explored challenging silhouettes presented in powerfully evocative…
Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood directed by Gillian Greenwood, follows the designer at work. Greenwood's film offers a unique insight into how she creates her distinctive and often shocking designs, and what have been her major influences. The film documents Westwood's rise from…
Yohji Yamamoto
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 5
Boasting an unconventional yet undeniably beautiful vision, designer Yohji Yamamoto is one of the leading designers of our time. In the early 1980s, with Yamamoto at the forefront, the arrival of the Japanese designers in Paris heralded a darker, more…
Gianni Versace - Final 24: His Final Hours
This episode focuses on the last hours of fashion designer Gianni Versace's life. On July 15, 1997, Andrew Cunanan who was obsessed with Versace and had been carrying a seven-year grudge, shot him on his daily walk.
Alexander McQueen Part 2
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
Becoming an established name didn't slow down this enfant terrible. Alexander McQueen continues to explore dramatic silhouettes ranging from the most fragile of dresses to molded carapace-like corsets all within a poetic storyline. As his career builds the fashion crowd…
Jean Paul Gaultier
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 1
Newsmaker Jean Paul Gaultier has been making head lines since he exploded onto the fashion scene in 1976. Always a fashion catalyst, Gaultier packs huge auditoriums each fashion season with fans clamoring to see what revolutionary ideas he will present…
Prada
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 1
In 1978 Miuccia Prada inherited the family's leather goods business from her mother and quickly expanded the company into one of the most talked-about clothing and accessories lines in Italy. Prada is always ahead of the times, and her individual…
John Galliano Part 1
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
When John Galliano graduated from London's Central St Martins School of Art in the early eighties he was a shy young designer with a quiet confidence who was already showing signs of future acclaim. Early in his career commercial success…
Altina
Altina is the provocative portrait of an American trendsetter whose free spirit defied convention. A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and decedent of Sephardic…
John Galliano Part 2
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
While always known for his dramatic tendencies, the financial success that comes with being the Creative Director of Christian Dior, and a part of the LVMH stable, has given John Galliano the checkbook with which to pay for an imagination…
Christian Louboutin: Top of the Heels
Start spreading the news, don't wait for the other shoe to drop: fall for Christian Louboutin! From his Egyptian boat, the designer draws his own portrait. From Paris to Milan, from London to New York, follow the red sole man…
Yves Saint Laurent Part 1
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
In June 2008 Yves Saint Laurent tragically lost his long battle with brain cancer and the world mourned the loss of one of its greatest couturiers. Saint Laurent was undoubtedly one of the most influential designers of our time. For…
Viktor & Rolf
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 1
Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren have taken the idea of the fashion show and turned it on its head to make their show one of the most anticipated events on the Paris schedule. Each season they continue to…
Christian Dior Part 1
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
The name Christian Dior is synonymous with luxury and glamour in the world of clothing, accessories, fragrance and cosmetics. Come to Paris to meet the master Dior himself in the early days of the House and see how the Dior…
Gucci Part 1
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 6
What began in Florence in the 1920s as a small family-owned leather goods business quickly because the pioneering symbol of Italian craftsmanship and style throughout the world. Gucci was and is the ultimate in luxury goods for the influential and…
Vivienne Westwood Part 2
Part of the Series: Designer Marathon Volume 3
After over three decades in fashion, Vivienne Westwood is the reigning queen of provocative fashion with a message. While always political and daring, a more refined hand is seen in her later collections, achieving elegance without turning her back on…