Binge-watching a boxset is quite possibly one of the most effective and fun ways to escape the dreary realities of everyday life. And as many of us find ourselves with some unexpected extra time on our hands, maybe now is as good a time as any to settle down on the sofa and live life vicariously through some of televisions most outrageous and colourful characters.
So for fashion lovers looking to fill their time whilst staying home, we have selected 5 of the most stylish shows guaranteed to keep you entertained over the coming weeks.
Next in Fashion
Hosted by Tan France and Alexa Chung, Next In Fashion is a reality show meets fashion design series, that sees 18 professional designers compete against one another in a number of style based challenges, in a bid to win $250,000 and the opportunity to debut a collection with luxury fashion retailer, NET-A-PORTER. Running over ten episodes, this new series has had viewers hooked since it’s premiere back in January of this year.
Inspired by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso’s best-selling autobiography of the same name, Girl Boss follows fictional character Sophia Marlowe (played by Britt Robertson) as she slowly turns her small online business selling vintage clothing, into a multi-million dollar empire. Feel-good, heartfelt and throughly enjoyable, this hilarious show provides the perfect form of escapism for those looking to let go and forget their troubles during this unsettling time.
A coming-of-age drama set in Tokyo’s popular shopping district Ginza, Atelier tells the story of Mayuko Tokita, a ‘fabric geek’ who finds herself working at the ultra chic, haute couture lingerie store, Emotion under the watchful, and somewhat critical eye of designer Mayumi Nanjo. Desperate to learn, and to impress her new boss, the series follows Mayuko as she embarks upon a deeply personal journey of self-discovery.
Following a ten year hiatus, Queer Eye burst back onto our screens in 2018 for a brand new series, featuring a fresh line up of impeccably well-groomed, and incredibly well-dressed style experts, all of whom are on hand to offer help and support to those in need of a major lifestyle makeover. Though premise of the show remains the same, the themes and issues raised this series are much more topical and relevant to our times, leading to some real moments of social and cultural change within communities across America.
Set on the Upper East Side, focusing on the fictional lives of some of New York’s most wealthiest teens, Gossip Girl was a monster hit with television audiences the world over upon it’s debut back in 2007. Full of drama, high fashion and killer one liners, follow best friends Serena Van Der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf as they navigate their way through a series of rollercoaster romances, family fall-outs and frenemy wars, all of which are dissected and overseen by the mysterious, and ruthless blogger, ‘Gossip Girl’.