Fashion Studies

Riveted: The History of Jeans 53 min.

Discover the fascinating story of this iconic American garment. From their roots in slavery to the Wild West, hippies, high fashion and hip-hop, jeans are the fabric on which the history of American ideology and politics are writ large.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New to Our Collection! The Cost of Cotton 57 min.

Is cotton really as pure as it seems? After claims of forced labour, pollution, and even slavery, we follow the production chain to find the truth.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Arianne Phillips: Dressing the Part 52 min.

‘Dressing The Part’ goes behind the scenes with one of the most influential women in the fashion world - academy-award nominated costume designer and celebrity stylist Arianne Phillips. The film features exclusive interviews with Madonna, Lenny Kravitz, Courtney Love and Tom Ford, and follows Arianne as she works on the Kingsman movies, Madonna’s stadium tours and designer collaborations with Gucc...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Coco Chanel & Arletty: An Auvergne Destiny 53 min.

This documentary tells us about two beautiful stories, two beautiful women, two routes of life that marked each in their own way the memories of the French. One, Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel aka Coco Chanel is the great fashion designer and seamstress of genius, the other Léonie Bathiat known as Arletty is a wonderful actress. They both have an atypical path whose paths intersect several times.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Yves Saint Laurent's Sketches 54 min.

The Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation is a treasure trove of iconic haute couture creations. It also includes thousands of extraordinary sketches. Delve into the fascinating universe of one of the foremost fashion designers in the world. Instantaneous testimony of both the history of fashion and the career of an outstanding creator, these drawings are the little-known legacy of Yves Saint...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Linen, the Green Fiber of the Future 53 min.

This program takes a look a linen, a material of 1000 years. It examines its promises and its increasing use in diversified and unexpected fields such as aeronautics, automobile, sport, music, and even design.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Zara: The Story of the World's Richest Man 53 min.

This documentary examines one of the biggest and most successful retail stories of our time. It looks at the secrets of success for the global retail chain, Zara, and explains how the brand was able to make fashion so affordable. It also exposes several issues that have arisen out of the fashion giant's meteoric rise to prominence, including issues around copying designs and the where the law stan...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Shoes 60 min.

Gregg Wallace joins a human production line in the largest sports shoe factory in the UK to see how they produce three-and-a-half thousand pairs of trainers every 24 hours by sewing 32 million individual stiches and using 140 miles of thread. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey gets hands on in a tannery to help them process thousands of rawhides into finished leather for the nation's shoes, and finds out ho...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Unveiled 25 min.

In this issue of Videofashion Specials, unveil luxurious romanticism with the sweetest bridal looks of the season! Christian Siriano debuts a truly romantic bride for Kleinfeld, utilizing featherwork and a modern color palette for Spring/Summer 2017! Anne Barge debuts a light and airy collection, keeping it fresh and romantic with divine touches of silver and pearls. Inspired by the beauty of Pari...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Tory Burch/Diane von Furstenberg 12 min.

Two women who have engraved their names in the world of fashion; both launched their careers by creating iconic, must-have items. Tory Burch made her signature ballet flats a chic and essential accessory for fashion forward women. And one of the most well-known women in clothing design, Diane von Furstenberg took her brand to the top with the wrap dress. Burch and von Furstenberg tell us how they'...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014