17 Fashion And Beauty Documentaries To Binge-Watch Online

From designer profiles to industry exposés and beyond.

Dior and I

What it’s about: In 2012, after nearly seven years as creative director at Jil Sander, Raf Simons took the same coveted position at Dior. Dior and I follows Simons, a celebrated minimalist, as he prepares for his debut haute couture collection at the famously opulent fashion house.

Where to watch: Netflix (free with subscription), iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, YouTube, or Vudu


Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

What it’s about: Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s tells the story of New York City department store and institution Bergdorf Goodman. Its origins, its whimsically decorated windows, its fabled customer service, its meaning to designers and shoppers alike — this film has it all.

Where to watch: Netflix (free with subscription), iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube, or Vudu


Bill Cunningham New York

What it’s about: Bill Cunningham New York profiles the revolutionary photographer of the same name, whose street style pictures helped democratize fashion long before Instagram and blogs came along. With Cunningham’s recent passing, now seems like a particularly important time to learn about his legacy.

Where to watch: Hulu (free with subscription), Amazon, or iTunes


Vidal Sassoon: The Movie

What it’s about: Vidal Sassoon: The Movie tells the story of a boy who went from growing up in a Jewish orphanage in England during WWII, to becoming one of the most famous names in hair. His cuts weren’t just pretty — they were a symbol of women’s liberation in the 1960s, and a foreshadowing of hair trends for decades to come.

Where to watch: iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, or Google Play


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