Alexa Chung to 'Investigate the State of Fashion' in New Docu-Series

Watch the trailer for the Vogue UK-produced YouTube series set to premiere in September.
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Watch the trailer for the Vogue UK-produced YouTube series set to premiere in September.

Alexa Chung wears many hats — designer, writer, photographer, model, muse — but it's been a few years since we've seen her step into the television hosting role that really catapulted her to fame. Across the pond, she had gigs on T4, ITV, BBC, while stateside we watched her on Fuse News as well as 2009's short-lived daily MTV show, "It's On with Alexa Chung."

Now, Chung is stepping back in front of the camera. Vogue UK released a trailer on Tuesday for a new online documentary series hosted by the British it-girl (and Vogue UK contributing editor) which aims to "investigate the state of fashion today" and encourages viewers to determine the line of questioning by leaving comments on YouTube, where the series will be hosted. 

In the trailer (watch above), Chung's witty sense of humor is unrestrained as she visits her own modeling agency and chats with Olivier Rousteing. In an informal, conversational tone, she explains why the fashion industry is significant and introduced the concept of the series.  "I think its important that we make a film which is an accurate representation of fashion as it stands now and where it's going in the future," she says authoritatively.

Vogue UK will debut the series on YouTube in September and promises Chung will interview fashion students, designers, journalists, buyers and more. Based on the comments already posted below the trailer about fast fashion, animal cruelty, sweatshops, body image and how to break into the industry, Chung has her work cut out for her. 

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