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States of Undress

Season 2 2017

  • 2017-06-07T02:00:00Z on Viceland (US)
  • 44 mins
  • 6 hours, 36 mins
  • English
  • Documentary

Hailey Gates explores global fashion and issues the industry often ignores, showing us what the world wears, and why.

9 episodes

2x01 Packing Heat in Heels

  • Season Premiere

    2017-06-07T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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

2x03 Beyond the Burkini in France

  • 2017-06-21T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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

2x04 Thai Transgender Beauty Pageant

  • 2017-06-28T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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?

2x05 Cholita Fashion in Bolivia

  • 2017-07-12T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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

2x06 Couture and Conflict in Lebanon

  • 2017-07-19T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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.

2x07 Urban Tribes of Mexico City

  • 2017-07-26T02:00:00Z — 44 mins

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

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.


  • 2017-08-09T02:00:00Z — 44 mins