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  • Writer's pictureMikahila Bloomfield

Loïc Prigent, Documenting Fashion's Front Row & Behind The Scenes

Fashion League podcast episode with guest Loïc Prigent.

On this episode of the Fashion League podcast, we’ll hear from French fashion filmmaker Loïc Prigent. Chronicling fashion week, backstage and front row, Loïc gets up close and personal with designers and their front-row fixtures. Loïc is the director of award-winning documentaries featuring iconic subjects — from Karl Lagerfeld to Alexander McQueen. In addition to his fashion films, Loïc is also the author of several books including the humorous “I Love to Hate Fashion”: Real Quotes and Whispers Behind The Runway.

Here’s our interview with Loïc Prigent, we discuss how he got his start, his journey to his career now and his witty YouTube channel documenting it all, and of course, we play a round of Faux or Fashion™ trivia.

Faux or Fashion™ Trivia

  1. The phrase “I’m ready for my close-up” originated with 1990s supermodel Linda Evangelista.

  2. The American models who participates in the 1973 Battle of Versailles fashion show flew to Paris on a private jet where no alcohol was allowed.

  3. Gigi Hadid started modeling at the age of 2 when she first booked gigs for Baby Guess.

Loïc Prigent Documentaries

Books By Loïc Prigent

  • I Love to Hate Fashion: Real Quotes and Whispers Behind the Runway - Hardcover, 2021

  • Passe-moi le champagne, j'ai un chat dans la gorge: Collection Le Courage dirigée par Charles Dantzig - French, 2019

Loïc Prigent on YouTube:

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