Bill Cunningham New York is a must-see documentary that not only educates you on some of the inner workings of fashion world, but gives a glimpse into the life of a beautiful soul.
“A lot of people have taste, but they don’t have the daring to be creative.” —Bill Cunningham
This simple yet potent quote is a fabulous way to describe the looks on the streets that captivated the late and truly great photographer, Bill Cunningham. Known widely for his street style photography, he was an artist in the truest sense. His perspective of fashion and being able to find the diamonds in the rough in every day is what set him apart.
His kind spirit, fierce work ethic and passion for the art of fashion will inspire and move you. And his unique point of view is so intimately caught in this documentary that you feel almost as though you don’t deserve to be watching it, while simultaneously feeling unbelievably honored you are.
Seriously, if you love fashion you need to see this documentary. And if you don’t love fashion, well heck! See it anyway!