Netflix takes on ‘Project Runway’ with new competition series co-hosted by Queer Eye star

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Netflix is launching its personal tackle Venture Runway, and it’s bringing in Queer Eye’s Tan France to host. While Challenge Runway has grown to grow to be one of the in style fashion-focused actuality exhibits to ever hit TV, the franchise, now on Season 17, is getting slightly lengthy within the tooth — and in want of a makeover itself. With Netflix’s new collection Next in Fashion, the streamer is concentrating on a youthful demographic with expertise like Tan who will co-host along with type icon, designer and model (and widespread Instagrammer) Alexa Chung.

The prize?

Not a New York Style Week debut, but slightly the prospect to sell a set with luxurious e-retailer Internet-a-Porter. (Oh, and $250,000, too.)

Very similar to Venture Runway, the collection will start with 18 designers who will face challenges that middle on a selected development or design fashion. But in contrast to the Undertaking Runway contestants, who might be virtual unknowns or even hobbyists missing primary sewing expertise, Next in Style’s contenders may have labored for main brands and dressed A-Record celebrities.

It’s very much the Prime Chef of the fashion design actuality show world.

The first season may have 10 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-executive producer Adam Cooper, says Netflix.

It’s also the newest to hitch Netflix’s rising lineup of reality TV. Having already produced hits and popular culture sensations like the brand new Queer Eye or Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up, the streamer is trying to broaden its reality lineup.

In doing so, it’s paying attention to what works on cable television with a view to provide you with its personal model of just about each prime actuality TV show on the market.

For Million Dollar Itemizing followers, there’s Promoting Sundown on Netflix. Say Sure to the Gown gets a frugal take with Least expensive Weddings. Cupcake Wars turns into Sugar Rush. Prime Chef interprets to The Ultimate Table. The Bachelor followers can watch Courting Round, and The Real Housewives addicts get to comply with the Yummy Mummies. Meanwhile, Fixer Upper followers can take inspiration from Keep Right here, Immediate Lodge or Superb Interiors.

If Netflix might find its personal Chip and Joanna Gaines and group of terrible Vanderpump Guidelines-esque 20-somethings, it will have it made.

Naturally, it was solely a matter of time till Netflix turned its TV show method photocopier to style competitions.

While not completely unique in idea, Next in Trend could possibly capitalize on the star energy of its co-hosts — and particularly Tan, where there’s potential for cross-promotion together with his different Netflix collection, Queer Eye.

Now, who’s gonna give the rest of the QE group each their own collection, too?

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