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Netflix’s NEXT IN FASHION shows what’s wrong with the fashion industry

The show invites you to immerse yourself into the sweet bliss of ignorance and lack of knowledge, that the industry loves so much. If fashion is currently responsible for the majority of CO2 emissions and filling up landfill after landfill, then we need some things, but not THE NEXT BIG THING. It's not a criticism of the show, and certainly not of the young designers. It is, rather, a criticism of the fashion machine itself, which is always striving for more, with no idea of what more is.

Annika Duda

From Whitewashing to Racebending: Why Changing the Race of Fictional Characters Matters

The importance of racebending in films, addressing underrepresentation and promoting authentic characters and diversity in movies. Explore the impact of racebending controversies in popular releases like The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan & Wendy, featuring Halle Bailey and Yara Shahidi. Unpack the significance of diverse storytelling, breaking racial stereotypes, and the ongoing debate surrounding racebending in Hollywood. From racial progress to commercial diversity, explore the challenges and opportunities in creating authentic representation for a new generation of viewers.

Jasmin Kraenzel