If you somehow have not yet gotten your fill of fashion-focused films recently, then you're in luck because the latest in a deep run of fashion film hits select theaters in the U.S. today. Unlike the documentary style of Dior and I or the light-hearted and fun exploration into fashion gawdess Iris Apfel's life, Saint Laurent is a straight up dramatic biopic of Yves Saint Laurent in the '70s, when he was at the height of both his powers and personal troubles.
The interesting thing here is that in the past year French Hollywood has made not one, but two YSL biopics (thanks, Hedi). The first, the more informative and explanatory Yves Saint Laurent, is on Netflix right now for your viewing pleasure and specifically authorized by Saint Laurent's partner Pierre Berge. Assuming you only have time for one Yves flick, Fashionista broke down which one you might want to watch. If you're looking for a dramatized re-enactment of YSL's filled with cigarette smoke and drug addiction, Saint Laurent is the one to see. You can catch a glimpse of the action for yourself in the trailer above. Shit's wild.