'The New Look' Series Explores Dior and Chanel's Rivalry

Inside the fierce competition between Dior and Chanel as they battled for supremacy in the fashion world post-World War II.

Ever wondered what it was like for the titans of fashion back in the day? 

Get ready for a fashion journey with Apple TV+‘s upcoming show, The New Look. This series is set to premiere on February 14, 2024. 

This is not just about haute couture. It’s about the fierce competition between Dior and Chanel as they battled for supremacy in the fashion world post-World War II.

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Style And Suspense:  Apple TV+’s 'The New Look' Series Explores Dior and Chanel's Rivalry. Ben Mendelsohn as Christian Dior.
Ben Mendelsohn as Christian Dior/Photo via Instagram @appletv

Fashion Feud

Picture this: it’s a time when Coco Chanel reigns supreme, but here comes Christian Dior, ready to shake things up. 

The New Look delves into the intense rivalry between these two fashion powerhouses, revealing a tale of ambition and style. 

And we’re not just talking about runway drama – there’s a wartime twist. 

While Chanel was closing up shop and dabbling in espionage, Dior’s sister, Catherine (played by Maisie Williams), was facing arrest. She endured torture and internment in a concentration camp for her involvement in the French resistance.

Juliette Binoche as Coco Chanel in "The New Look."
Juliette Binoche as Coco Chanel/Photo via Instagram @juliettebinoche

This series isn’t just about catwalk showdowns. It’s a deep dive into Dior’s ascent to fashion royalty, his clash with Coco Chanel, and the incredible bond he shared with his sister Catherine. 

The result? A brand that has stood the test of time for over 75 years and counting.

Expect more than just a walk down memory lane. The New Look promises a gripping narrative. 

It’s spiced up with fierce competition and adorned with stunning period costumes. For fashion enthusiasts and history buffs alike, this series is a must-watch.

This series isn't just about catwalk showdowns. It's a deep dive into Dior's ascent to fashion royalty, his clash with Coco Chanel, and the incredible bond he shared with his sister Catherine. 
Photo via Instagram @appletv

Style and Suspense

But wait, there’s more! The New Look isn’t just about Dior and Chanel. 

It’s a star-studded affair featuring other iconic brands such as Balenciaga, Givenchy, Balmain, Pierre Cardin, and Yves Saint Laurent. 

Paris is the backdrop, and the cast is headlined by Ben Mendelsohn as Christian Dior and Juliette Binoche as Coco Chanel. Produced by Apple Studios and spearheaded by the talented Todd A. Kessler. 

This show promises to be a feast for the eyes and a treat for the fashion-curious.

Mark your calendars because the first three episodes of The New Look will grace your screens on Valentine’s Day. Weekly doses of glamour and intrigue will follow every Wednesday until April 3.

Don’t miss the chance to witness the clash of the fashion titans in a series that’s as chic as it is captivating.

It's a star-studded affair featuring other iconic brands such as Balenciaga, Givenchy, Balmain, Pierre Cardin, and Yves Saint Laurent. 
Photo via Instagram @juliettebinoche

Banner photo via Instagram @appletv. 

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