The latest reality show on Netflix, Next in Fashion, has become the talk of the town. Hosted by Tan France and Alexa Chung, this show is a competition between fashion designers. With the price money of $250,000, it can jumpstart the career of a promising designer.
Next in Fashion helps the struggling designers to showcase their talent globally
Following the format of the US reality show, Project Runway, Next in Fashion features 18 designers. Initially, there is a division and all the contestants form two teams. However, as the show progresses, they work individually. The hosts of the show, Tan France and Alexa Chung, are obnoxiously funny throughout. Not only that, both of them are the perfect choice for this show.
While Alexa Chung is a renowned supermodel, she also designs her own clothing line. On the other hand, Tan France is a household name because of his hit show, Queer Eye. He is also a strong advocate of French Tuck.
Although it’s a reality show, it is unique for one particular reason
There are numerous shows about competitions and fashion on TV. However, most lack in including people from diverse ethnicities. In this regard, Next in Fashion includes people from different countries, races, ages, cultures, and sexual orientations. The 18 contestants hail from counties like China, Korea, India, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada, UK, Italy, Scotland, and the US. This way, the designers get a chance to showcase their cultures through their designs. One gets to see a completely different side of fashion and how cultures can be incorporated into clothes.
While the designers are from diverse backgrounds, Tan France himself checks all the marks of the diversity checklist. He is British-Pakistani, who married an American man.
Apart from the money prize, the designers get a chance to debut their collection on the retail website, Net-a-Porter, This way, their designs will be sold and worn by people worldwide. Needless to say, Next in Fashion should be in your to-watch list and the only way to watch it is to binge it.