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Now that we are back into full five-day weeks, we need to take time for ourselves to rest. We know that the Hong Kong life is a busy one. Some may plan After Works for this week’s evenings, some might go on shopping spree or some will go hiking now that the warm and sunny days are back. But if you want to stay home and watch TV, OnTheList made a selection of fashion related movies and TV shows. Whether you want to know more about actual icon of the fashion industry or if you need a guilty pleasure, we got both.

(All description and images from IMDb.com)

 

MOVIES

 

 

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The September Issue (2009)

A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour’s preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.

 

 

 

 

Coco before Chanel (2009)

The story of Coco Chanel’s rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

YSL (2014)

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

 

 

 

 

 

The intern (2015)

Seventy-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.

 

 

 

 

 

TV SHOWS

 

Girlboss (2017)

Sophia, a misfit, discovers a passion for fashion, becoming an unlikely businesswoman in the process. As her business grows, however, she has to learn to cope with life as her own boss. This show is loosely based on the true story of Nasty Gal Founder, Sophia Amoruso.

 

 

 

The bold type(2017-)

“The Bold Type” is inspired by the life of “Cosmopolitan” editor in chief, Joanna Coles. The show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type.

 

 

 

 

 

Velvet (2013-2016)

A feel-good, compelling Spanish story of a fashion house in Madrid in the late 50’s, which is scene to money, fashion, drama, entanglements, love, jealousies, plots, counter-plots involving its owners, customers and residential employees.

 

 

 

 

 

Jane by Design (2012)

A case of mistaken identity has a dateless high school outsider living a double life as a twenty-something career girl in the fashion world.

 

 

 

 

 

BONUS: Gossip Girl (2007-2012)

Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.

(Because even if the true topic of this drama TV show is not fashion, we are never getting over all of their beautiful clothes.)

 

 

If you don’t see your favorite in this list, leave a comment and tell us what we missed!

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