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This New Netflix Docuseries Will Change the Way You Think About Your Clothes
Fashion

This New Netflix Docuseries Will Change the Way You Think About Your Clothes

Fourteen years ago, Brooklyn-based writer and artist Emily Spivack was scouring eBay for a pair of vintage heels when she stumbled upon a Playboy bunny outfit replete with all the iconic accoutrements: puff tail, bunny ears, stockings. And accompanying it was an ID of its owner - a woman who had worn it in the '50s or '60s. Who was she? What was her story? Something clicked - a lightbulb moment - that prompted Spivack to start digging for more stories. Six years later, she had collected about 600. (Unfortunately, the Playboy woman remains a mystery to this day.) Spivack herself recalls peering into her closet and remembering the memories inextricably linked to each garment. "I had this interest in stories that are connected to pieces of clothing, and I wanted to collect them before they...
A New Hulu Docuseries Will Explore the Ugliness Behind the Scenes at Victoria's Secret
Fashion

A New Hulu Docuseries Will Explore the Ugliness Behind the Scenes at Victoria's Secret

A new docuseries will pull back the curtains on infamous lingerie empire Victoria's Secret. Hulu has officially ordered The Rise and Fall of Victoria's Secret, a three-part investigation into the brand, which over the years became known for its famous ambassadors and lavish televised fashion shows as much as its perpetuation of dangerous body ideals and harassment behind the scenes. Victoria's Secret was a cultural touchstone for some time. Stores popped up everywhere, and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show consistently brought in high viewership. The 2002 show was the brand's most-watched with over 10 million viewers, but audiences eventually tired of the usual gimmicks and lack of body diversity, and by 2018, viewership had plummeted to three million. The following year, the show wa...