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WATCH: Trailer for Tan France’s new fashion show released

Tan France and Alexa Chung
Tan France and Alexa Chung (Photo: @alexachung | Instagram)

Tan France is following up his Queer Eye success with a brand new Netflix show.

The British-born designer and author is teaming up with former model-turned-designer Alexa Chung to present reality contest Next in Fashion – and a trailer showing what to expect has just been released.

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Over ten episodes, 18 designers will team up to create catwalk looks. The winner will receive a $250,000 prize and the opportunity to debut their collection with fashion retailer Net-a-Porter. The show debuts on 29 January.

France, 36, was born in Doncaster, England, and raised in a strict, Muslim household. He took an interest in fashion from a very young age, with his grandparents running a denim clothing factory. He made his first denim jacket aged 13, and went on to study fashion, before relocating to London to work for Selfridges and Chanel.

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He began working in the US in 2008, and relocated full-time in 2015, where he found fame via Queer Eye.

Last week it was announced he will also soon be seen taking part in a charity special of The Great British Bake Off.

Chung, 36, made her name as a model when still a teenager, before branching out into TV presenting. She launched her own fashion label in 2017.

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