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States of Undress

All Episodes 2016 - 2017

  • 2018-12-12T22:00:00+00:00s at 2018-12-12T22:00:00+00:00 on Viceland (US)
  • 2016-03-23T22:00:00-04:00
  • 44 mins
  • 11 hours, 0 mins
  • English
  • Documentary
Hailey Gates explores global fashion and issues the industry often ignores, showing us what the world wears, and why.

15 episodes

1x01 Pakistan

  • Series Premiere

    2016-03-23T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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.

1x02 Congo

  • 2016-03-30T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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

1x03 Venezuela

  • 2016-04-06T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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.

1x04 Russia

  • 2016-04-13T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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

1x05 Palestine

  • 2016-04-20T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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

1x06 China

  • 2016-04-27T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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

2x01 Packing Heat in Heels

  • Season Premiere

    2017-06-06T22:00:00-04:00 — 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.

2x02 Clothing and Corruption in Liberia

  • 2017-06-13T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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

  • 2017-06-20T22:00:00-04:00 — 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

  • 2017-06-27T22:00:00-04:00 — 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

  • 2017-07-11T22:00:00-04:00 — 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

  • 2017-07-18T22:00:00-04:00 — 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

  • 2017-07-25T22:00:00-04:00 — 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.

2x08 Communism, Cam Girls and Kidnapping

  • 2017-08-01T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins

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.


  • 2017-08-08T22:00:00-04:00 — 44 mins