Netflix was a rage worldwide, and the pandemic made it and other OTT platforms a massive hit in India. Our designers and audiences have been drawing fashion and beauty inspiration from Hollywood movies and red carpets for ages. Now, OTT platforms have also become a proactive source of inspiration for the beauty and fashion industries worldwide. This encouragement is not restricted to women's fashion alone. Still, many fashion designers for men design their tie and pocket squares and other accessories from the hit OTT male characters.
At Billebon, entertainment and information are the main aspects that we try covering through our blogs. We have focused on various critical topics such as breast cancer, menstrual hygiene, body positivity, etc. We have jotted some of the best movies and web series on Netflix that entertain and enhance our fashion knowledge in this blog.
I can see a lot of young women gushing already! The series revolves around Blake Lively’s character and focuses on the lives of the Upper East teens who have bank accounts flooded with money and fashion sense twice bigger than their bank accounts. The series is packed with loads of drama and inspiration for fashion enthusiasts. The series shows you how the upper class in NYC do the haute couture right.
Queer Eye for tie and pocket squares
The show circles around the fab five - Johnathon Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France and Antoni Porowski.
The primary line of the show is self-care and loving yourself with some high-end fashion. The fab five illustrates how fashion can help reinvent one's real personality, and if you are a tuxedo bow tie person, this show is filled with junk men’s accessories that you can give a shot.
The name of the series in itself implies the amount of fashion inspiration that you can draw from this one. The series follows the life of Hollywood stylist Jason Bolden and reflects how working in the glamour industry is no glitzy business but involves a lot of ups and downs. Jason styles the likes of Taraji P. Henson, Sabrina Carpenter and Serena Williams in the show.
Franca: Chaos and Creation
The film documents the graph of Franca Sozzanni who was the editor-in-chief at Vogue Italia, and her son directs the documentary. In her long career path at Vogue Italia, it shows how Franca combatted the archaic conventions and myths of fashion and confronted taboo topics like bringing models cladded in plus-size sexy night dress for women at the forefront. The documentary also showcases interviews with Franca’s closest clients and friends like Karl Lagerfeld, Baz Luhrmann and Courtney Love.
Do not tell me you are a fashion enthusiast if you have not seen this masterpiece yet. A documentary that scrutinizes the life of the myth, the legend, the man - Alexander McQueen.
See the man behind the brand and an insider's guide to the fashion icon's life. The documentary takes us through the various phases in the British designer's life, career and artistic vision in the niche of fashion. McQueen is a compilation of mesmerizing visuals, exclusive interviews and archives that portray the vision of this stellar designer.
The series stars Britt Robertson and is loosely based on Sophie Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal’s autobiography of the same name. The storyline follows a fictional character Sophia Marlowe and her journey of launching a business dealing in vintage clothes. Tracing the ups and downs in her journey to her brand becoming a multi-million-dollar empire in America, this series gives you a loaded bag of fashion takeaways ranging from retro tuxedo bow ties to faded denim jumpsuits and vintage jackets.
Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer
The documentary charts the rise of Jeremy Scott, the Moschino Creative Director.
The documentary traces the journey of a small-town designer from Missouri to becoming one of the biggest high-end labels globally. The documentary contains the exclusive interviews of Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Rhianna and Jared Leto. It assesses the story of how Jeremy Scott became the first-ever American to take charge of the Italian brand. The documentary houses a lot of motivation and fashion inspiration.
Get Organized with The Home Edit
Join the brains behind the innovative home organization company The Home Edit - Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin as they bring their skills to this Netflix lifestyle series. Learn to organize your wardrobe like their celebrity clients such as Reese Witherspoon, Rachel Zoe, Khloe Kardashian, Eva Longoria, etc. and draw fashion inspiration for everything from stunning outerwear to sexy night dress for women.
In India, we let Bollywood and Hollywood inspire us in every walk of life from fashion to diet and fitness; let's do the same with these stunning Netflix documentaries and series.