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'Dior and I': Let’s Go to the Movies

Frédéric Tcheng’s terrific documentary, 'Dior and I,' tracks the eight-week lead up to Raf Simon’s debut collection for Dior in 2012. By way of confession, I have no particular interest in haute couture, nor have I ever hungered after a frock I saw paraded on a runway. But I am a huge fan of fashion documentaries, an interest that goes back twenty years to 'Unzipped,’ a glimpse at the 1994 fall collection—the Eskimo look was much in vogue—by the designer Isaac Mizrahi.  The film was hilarious, a revelation; I was hooked. After that came 'The September Issue' (2009) a documentary about the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine, Anna Wintour, and her team of editors who rule the world of high fashion.  All of which meant I could hardly wait to see ‘Dior and I,' which opened the Tribeca Film Festival April 17th.

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