One of the best ways to relax, recharge, and get inspired is through film. I picking a good movie based on fashion or travel, making coconut oil popcorn, and putting my phone on "do not disturb" mode. Below is a list of my favorite chic and inspirational films that will either transport you to another city or into another perspective. Enjoy! xx
1. Eat Pray Love
A film full of food, romance, and indulgence.
"I'm going for it. I have no interest in being obese, I'm just through with the guilt. So this is what I'm going to do, I'm going to finish this pizza, and then we are going to go watch the soccer game, and tomorrow we are going to go on a little date and buy ourselves some bigger jeans." - Liz Gilbert. Eat Pray Love
2. Franca: Chaos and Creation
This Netflix documentary highlights the life of Franca Sozzani, the former Editor in Chief of Italian Vogue. She completely changed the landscape of Vogue and fashion reporting in general. She ran many controversial editorials in Italian Vogue that blurred the lines between fashion and news. This is by far my favorite documentary and perfectly showcases the life of a strong, beautiful, passionate woman in the fashion industry.
"Fashion is a mirror of the era in which we live" - Franca Sozzani
3. Mamma Mia 1 & 2
Travel, Music, Family, and Cheesy Romance! What else could one need?
Mamma Mia 2 is one of the rare instances where the sequel rivals the original movie. These films never get old and provide a beautiful escape to the Mediterranean coast with a different and joyful ABBA hit playing every 10 minutes.
"Life is short. The world is wide. I want to make some memories." - Donna Sheridan. Mamma Mia 2 - Here We Go Again.
4. Call Me By Your Name
A beautiful and artistic portrayal of love in northern Italy. This movie really tugs at your heartstrings and ends with a circular moral within the family that displays the break in generational fear of loving who you truly love. The backdrop of a lush Italian summer is lovely as well.
“If I could have him like this in my dreams every night of my life, I'd stake my entire life on dreams and be done with the rest.” - Andre Acimen
5. The Devil Wears Prada
Gird your loins for one of the best and most iconic movies of all time. From the cerulean belt and the lumpy blue sweater to the Harry Potter manuscript... any girl would kill for this job, right? And let's not forget the Gisele cameo!
"Everyone wants to be us" - Miranda Priestly. The Devil Wears Prada
More to Come!
- Laura xx