For the year 2009 the well-documented bond between the two reached the skies. Style.com describes why... We Oughta Be in Pictures :
"The fashion world finds itself endlessly fascinating. In 2009, Hollywood bet that the rest of the population would, too. The Last Emperor chronicled Valentino Garavani in the year leading up to his 2007 Rome retrospective, paying close attention to his frequent squabbles with partner Giancarlo Giammetti. In The September Issue, moviegoers got a peek at the inner workings of Vogue magazine. Coco Before Chanel's Audrey Tautou portrayed the orphan who confronted obstacles both personal and political to become the most important person in twentieth-century fashion. Generating Oscar buzz, meanwhile, is former Gucci designer Tom Ford's directorial debut, A Single Man. And next year may yet bring us Ridley Scott's movie about the Gucci dynasty, possibly starring Angelina Jolie. But here's the fashion movie we'd really like to see made: The Beautiful Fall, set in 1970's Paris, with pretty boy Rupert Friend in the YSL role and as his nemesis, Karl Lagerfeld…the studly Gerard Butler."