10 Things to Watch on Netflix If You Love Fashion or Textiles

If you’re searching for something new to watch on Netflix but find yourself endlessly scrolling, we have rounded up a mixture of the 10 best documentaries, series and films to watch if you’re obsessed with all things fashion.

Next In Fashion

Next In Fashion is Netflix’s first fashion competition show, hosted by designers Tan France and Alexa Chung. 18 talented designers from across the globe compete to win a prize of $250,000 and a chance to become the next big fashion designer.

RuPaul’s Drag Race

RuPaul’s Drag Race is a reality series in which drag queens compete to become America’s next drag superstar. Every week, new challenges are given to the contestants to battle it out. Previous fashion challenges have included sewing an entire outfit using unconventional, limited materials and a glamorous underwater photoshoot. 


If you’re interested in London’s opulent Regency Era of fashion and society, look no further. The novel-inspired series explores honour, romance, scandal, drama and much more. Did you know the show required 7,500 bespoke costumes to bring it to life?

Styling Hollywood

Styling Hollywood is a series starring Jason Bolden and Adair Curtis of JSN Studio, in which they style celebrities or A-list homes. It showcases the art and hard work behind an outfit, which makes for a very interesting watch.


Velvet is a stylish romantic drama set in 1950s Spain. As a period piece, this series provides serious nostalgia! The story follows the romances of the upper-and-lower classes in a luxurious fashion store, Galerias Velvet.

Franca: Chaos and Creation  (not currently available)

Franca: Chaos and Creation is a documentary offering an intimate insight into Vouge Italy’s legendary Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani. It was directed by her son, which presents an honest look into her world and influence.  

Abstract: The Art of Design

Abstract: The Art of Design is a series showcasing innovative creatives from every discipline, sharing their work and offering full transparency. It provides a colourful look into just how much thought and consideration goes into the objects that are all around us.


Halston is a mesmerising mini-series following the story of acclaimed American fashion designer Halston. It offers a beautiful but tough look into his life. If you’re interested in vintage fashion, sets and music, this series is for you.

The Crown

The Crown is packed with powerful performances from stars such as Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter and Gillian Anderson. The drama follows the political conflicts and relationships during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events which ensue. The costumes are outstanding, as the series recreates iconic looks throughout the 1940s towards the 21st century.

The Creative Brain (not currently available)

In this inspiring documentary, neuroscientist and author David Eagleman explores the creative processes of various professionals from across the creative landscape, including Phil Tippett and Michelle Khine. Drawing on their experiences, Eagleman encourages us all to harness our own creativity.

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