Netflix is launching its personal tackle Mission Runway, and it’s bringing in Queer Eye’s Tan France to host. Whereas Mission Runway has grown to grow to be one of the crucial widespread fashion-focused actuality reveals to ever hit TV, the franchise, now on Season 17, is getting just a little lengthy within the tooth — and in want of a makeover itself. With Netflix’s new collection Subsequent in Trend, the streamer is focusing on a youthful demographic with expertise like Tan who will co-host together with type icon, designer and mannequin (and widespread Instagrammer) Alexa Chung.
Not a New York Trend Week debut, however fairly the prospect to promote a set with luxurious e-retailer Internet-a-Porter. (Oh, and $250,000, too.)
Very like Mission Runway, the collection will start with eighteen designers who will face challenges that heart on a particular development or design type. However in contrast to the Mission Runway contestants, who could be digital unknowns and even hobbyists missing fundamental stitching abilities, Subsequent in Trend’s contenders can have labored for main manufacturers and dressed A-Listing celebrities.
It’s very a lot the High Chef of the style design actuality present world.
The primary season can have ten whole episodes, and can usher in visitor judges like celeb stylist Elizabeth Stewart and Director of trend partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, amongst others. The collection is created and produced by theoldschool and is Government Produced by Robin Ashbrook and Yasmin Shackleton with co-Government Producer Adam Cooper, says Netflix.
It’s additionally the newest to affix Netflix’s rising lineup of actuality TV. Having already produced hits and popular culture sensations like the brand new Queer Eye or Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up, the streamer is seeking to broaden its actuality lineup.
In doing so, it’s paying attention to what works on cable tv, with a purpose to provide you with its personal model of nearly each prime actuality TV present on the market.
For Million Greenback Itemizing followers, there’s Promoting Sundown on Netflix. Say Sure to the Gown will get a frugal take with Most cost-effective Weddings. Cupcake Wars turns into Sugar Rush. High Chef interprets to The Remaining Desk. The Bachelor followers can watch Relationship Round, and The Actual Housewives addicts get to observe the Yummy Mummies. In the meantime, Fixer Higher followers can take inspiration from Keep Right here, Prompt Lodge, or Superb Interiors.
If Netflix may discover its personal Chip and Joanna Gaines and group of horrible Vanderpump Guidelines-esque 20-somethings, it could have it made.
Naturally, it was solely a matter of time till Netflix turned its TV present system photocopier to trend competitions.
Whereas not fully unique in idea, Subsequent in Trend could possibly capitalize on the star energy of its co-hosts — and particularly Tan, the place there’s potential for cross-promotion together with his different Netflix collection, Queer Eye.
Now, who’s gonna give the remainder of the QE group every their very own collection, too?