Tag: Netflixs

Fashion Exec Julia Haart, Star of Netflix’s ‘My Unorthodox Life,’ Praises Feminism and Slams Antisemitism

Less than 10 years ago, a typical Friday night for powerhouse fashion executive Julia Haart consisted of making Shabbos dinner for her husband and family in the ultra-Orthodox community of Monsey in upstate New York. Today, Haart’s weekends are more likely to involve rubbing shoulders with Gwyneth Paltrow or Kendall Jenner, both of whom she has dressed in lingerie.

After being raised her entire life as an ultra-Orthodox Jew — including an arranged marriage, four kids, no first dates, no career, no birth control, no orgasms and no eating at a non-kosher restaurant — she started to explore the idea

Read More Read more

The true story behind the fashion extravaganza as seen in Netflix’s Halston

“Versailles is crumbling; it’s where Napoleon was crowned f***ing empire, it was Marie Atoniette’s house, for Christ’s Sake,” formidable fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert appeals to a reluctant Halston about participating in a fashion competition inside the iconic palace in Netflix’s Halston.

Ryan Murphy’s drama recounts the rise and fall of the legendary designer in the ’70s and ’80s, with Ewan McGregor in the title role, and Kelly Bishop playing Lambert, renowned as the ‘Godmother of Fashion’.

Lambert was plotting a coup to overthrow France’s monopoly of the fashion industry and dismantle the European snobbery that undermined American talent

Read More Read more