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Hailey Gates explores global fashion and issues the industry often ignores, showing us what the world wears, and why. States of Undress is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (14 episodes). The series first aired on March 23, 2016. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.5.

States of Undress is available for streaming on the Viceland website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch States of Undress on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Viceland, Google Play online.

Wednesday at 10:00 PM et/pt on Viceland
2 Seasons, 14 Episodes
March 23, 2016
Documentary & Biography
8.5/10
Cast: Hailey Gates
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States of Undress Full Episode Guide

  • Hailey travels to Romania, in the midst of the largest protests since the fall of communism, to find out what it's like to be the first generation of women raised in the EU.

  • In Mexico City, familiar subcultures like punk and emo transform into warring urban tribes. Later, Hailey goes to all corners of the city to find out why these unique identities have taken hold.

  • Designers in Lebanon are world renowned for their glamorous gowns. Hailey travels to Beirut to see how Syrian refugees are using their skills to transform Lebanese haute couture.

  • Hailey explores identity politics in Bolivia as exemplified by the rise of the indigenous cholita class and the used clothes trade.

  • Hailey travels to Thailand to explore how transgender models are redefining fashion and influencing a new generation. But does representation on the runway lead to social progress?

  • Hailey travels to France to explore the recent rise in Islamophobia and how it's affecting the way Muslim women dress.

  • Hailey meets the Americo-Liberians who are trying to shake Liberia out of a cultural coma by hosting "Fashion Week Liberia."

  • Women are the fastest growing group of gun owners in the US. Hailey attends a concealed carry fashion show in Ohio to hear their stories and go shooting with grandma.

  • Hailey visits the world's manufacturing capital to find out how China is transitioning from making the West's goods, to designing them.

  • While fashion week offers Palestinians some freedom of self-expression, Hailey explores how a country seeking sovereignty defines itself through culture.

  • Under sanctions in Russia, Western fashion is rare-so how's supply meeting demand?

  • In a country with its own stories of violence and protest, Hailey discovers that beauty is the most popular, if dangerous, pursuit for its people.

  • Despite western views of the Congo, the capital city Kinshasa is a runway for its citizens.

  • In Pakistan, Karachi Fashion Week provides a kind of sanctuary, but outside its bubble Hailey finds the forces working to eradicate the progressive culture it represents.