Has anyone watched Next in Fashion on Netflix yet? What did you think?
I just watched the first episode and thought it was fun! I loved the inventiveness of the contestants. It hurt to watch the woman on the losing team leave, though! She was so sweet.
I watched Next in Fashion and I liked it although I like Project Runway better. Next in Fashion's contest was mostly pairs which I think is unfair to the person that might get eliminated because they were on the wrong team. I probably like Project Runway more because I've watched it since its inception and I am more familiar with it. I like the new hostess and Tim Gunn's replacement. Even though I liked Tim Gunn and Heidi.
I liked it a lot and can barely wait for second season. Different than Project Runway in that: we get more of the backstage pre-show activity, closer looks at all the clothes through judge's assessments, deeper discussion of the clothes and designers, very ethnically diverse cast.
Brilliant. I was blown away be the designers' skills and the finish on particular garments was astounding. The final couple of episodes were excellent, but sadly, there is only ever one winner and that was well deserved. Also enjoyed hearing the back stories on the contestants, they all have done well to get where they are. I'm a home dress maker and I learnt a bit as well. Looking forward to the next season.
I've been watching The Great British Sewing Bee on YouTube and am really enjoying it as well as learning from it. 10 home sewers start, the final is the 3 who've made it through a series of episodes with a pattern challenge, a repurposing challenge and a made-to-measure challenge. Much like the Baking version of the show, there are two experts (a Saville Row tailor and a sewing teacher) and a comedian hosting. Joe Lycette is the current host, the first 4 seasons were a woman who's unfamiliar to me.
I don't have Netflix myself, but thought if you're interested in shows that include sewing, this has been an entertaining option for me.
thanks for the heads up.
Oh boy! I will be right on that right away!!!! That sounds perfect!!!!
No, but I'm waiting to see them with my family members.
I have watched it and loved it, except for the hosts... sadly they were extremely subjective and more than once pushed their own ideas and agenda unto the episode guests. The guest did not seem to always be able to express themselves and were often pushed toward certain conclusion, which they might not have had if the hosts did not push on it. I found it sad for the contestants that favouritism was truly present and at the expense of objectivity.
I wasn’t impressed with the first episode. The premise of the show is grouping two strangers to collaborate on making the theme of the day (which is not well explained), and the couple at the bottom is out. I found host Alexa Chun was sweet, but quiet, and Tan France was making an obvious effort to be charming and nonchalant. There is definitely no chemistry between the two. I thought Tan was a poor mentor because he doesn’t seem to know design, or understand fashion textures, fabrics, or rhetoric. I found the runway disheartening. Most of the fashions were based on previous looks (cigarette pants with skirt overlap & puffy skirts). Unsurprisingly, the show has not been renewed for a second season.
In my opinion, the fact that there were mainly couples in the Fashion contest gives it a zest. It is interesting to trace how unfamiliar people should find mutual understanding and learn to get along with each other. On the other hand, for them, it is also part of their life experience.
I loved the whole series. One thing I particularly liked was unlike many reality type shows, the contestants were NICE to each other! And in some instances truly helped other contestants they were competing against.