The New Look (TV series)

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The New Look
Created byTodd A. Kessler
ComposerJames S. Levine
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producers
ProducerHelen Shaver
Running time36–61 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkApple TV+
ReleaseFebruary 14, 2024 (2024-02-14) –

The New Look is an American biographical drama television series created by Todd A. Kessler that premiered on Apple TV+ on February 14, 2024.[1][2] A second season is in development.[3]


The series depicts Christian Dior in Paris after World War II when he created his fashion line that unofficially got named the "New Look" and his professional and ideological antagonism with well-established fashion designer Coco Chanel.

Cast and characters[edit]





No.Title [6]Directed byWritten by [7]Original release date [8]
1"Just You Wait and See"Todd A. KesslerTodd A. KesslerFebruary 14, 2024 (2024-02-14)
2"The Hour"Todd A. KesslerTodd A. KesslerFebruary 14, 2024 (2024-02-14)
3"Nothing but Blue Skies"Helen ShaverDani Vetere and Todd A. Kessler & Jason RabeFebruary 14, 2024 (2024-02-14)
4"What a Difference"Helen ShaverNing Zhou and Todd A. Kessler & Jason RabeFebruary 21, 2024 (2024-02-21)
5"Give Your Heart and Soul to Me"Julia DucournauAshlin Halfnight and Todd A. Kessler & Jason RabeFebruary 28, 2024 (2024-02-28)
6"If You Believed in Me"Julia DucournauTeleplay by : Todd A. Kessler & Jason Rabe
Story by : Todd A. Kessler & Jason Rabe and Matthew Fantaci
March 6, 2024 (2024-03-06)
7"It All Came True"Helen ShaverTeleplay by : Todd A. Kessler & Jason Rabe
Story by : Carter Harris and Matthew Fantaci
March 13, 2024 (2024-03-13)
8"I Love You Most of All"Helen ShaverTeleplay by : Amanda Coe
Story by : Carter Harris and Amanda Coe
March 20, 2024 (2024-03-20)
9"Will You Return"Jeremy PodeswaTeleplay by : Jason Rabe
Story by : Carter Harris and Jason Rabe
March 27, 2024 (2024-03-27)
10"What a Day This Has Been"Jeremy PodeswaTodd A. Kessler & Jason Rabe & David RabeApril 3, 2024 (2024-04-03)


It was announced in February 2022 that Apple TV+ had greenlighted the project, which has the potential to become an anthology series. Todd A. Kessler was set to write, direct and executive produce, with Ben Mendelsohn and Juliette Binoche starring.[9] In May, Maisie Williams joined the cast,[10] with John Malkovich, Emily Mortimer, and Claes Bang added in June.[11]

Filming for the first season began by May 2022 in Paris.[12]

The second season was set to begin filming in November 2023 before the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike.[3]


The New Look (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack)
Soundtrack album by
various artists
ReleasedApril 3, 2024 (2024-04-03)
ProducerJack Antonoff
Singles from The New Look (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack)
  1. "White Cliffs of Dover"
    Released: January 31, 2024
  2. "Now Is the Hour"
    Released: February 7, 2024

In November 2023, it was announced that Jack Antonoff would produce the soundtrack for The New Look, which consists of covers of popular songs from the early and mid-20th century.[13] Scheduled to be released on April 3, 2024, the soundtrack album for the first season comprises 10 covers and will be the first release by Antonoff's Shadow of the City record label, under Dirty Hit.[14] Florence and the Machine's cover of "The White Cliffs of Dover" was released as the first single on January 31, 2024.[15][16] The second single, a cover of "Now Is the Hour" by the 1975 was released on February 7, 2024.[17][18]

The New Look (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack) track listing[15][19]
1."White Cliffs of Dover" (Florence and the Machine)3:00
2."Now Is the Hour" (The 1975)2:32
3."Blue Skies" (Lana Del Rey)3:20
4."What a Difference a Day Makes" (Perfume Genius)3:37
5."La Vie en rose" (Nick Cave)3:55
6."It's Only a Paper Moon" (Beabadoobee)2:26
7."I Wished on the Moon" (Joy Oladokun)3:35
8."You Always Hurt the One You Love" (Bartees Strange)3:23
9."I Cover the Waterfront" (Sam Dew)3:17
10."Almost Like Being in Love" (Bleachers)2:55
11."The New Look" (main title theme)1:02


The series was released with the first three episodes on February 14, 2024, followed by one episode every Wednesday through April 3.[1]


On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 59% based on 49 reviews. The website's critics consensus reads, "The New Look benefits from impressive production values and a talented cast, even if they're often let down by a somewhat scattered story."[20] On Metacritic, the series holds a weighted average score of 63 out of 100, based on 23 critics, indicating "generally favorable" reviews.[21] Anita Singh of the Telegraph awarded the series three stars out of five, praising the show’s “sumptious” look but criticizing the decision to shoot in English.[22]


  1. ^ a b "'The New Look': Christian Dior-Coco Chanel Drama Series Gets Premiere Date On Apple TV+; First Photos". Deadline Hollywood. November 15, 2023.
  2. ^ "The New Look review – the rivalry between Coco Chanel and Christian Dior is absurd to the point of insult". The Guardian.
  3. ^ a b Ravindran, Manori; Frater, Patrick; Keslassy, Elsa (July 13, 2023). "Actors Strike: Global Biz Braces for Impact as 'Gladiator 2,' 'Mortal Kombat 2' Prepare to Stop Filming". Variety. Retrieved July 21, 2023.
  4. ^ Brookins, Laurie (February 15, 2024). "'The New Look' Fashion: Recreating Dior's Iconic Bar Suit and Which Paris Hotel Stands in for the Ritz". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2024.
  5. ^ Muret, Dominique (December 22, 2023). "From Balenciaga to Dior, TV series celebrate haute couture in 2024". Fashion Network (in European Spanish). Retrieved January 6, 2024.
  6. ^ Puckett-Pope, Lauren (February 14, 2024). "A Streaming Guide to The New Look". Elle. Retrieved March 1, 2024.
  7. ^ "The New Look". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved November 16, 2023.
  8. ^ "Shows A–Z – new look, the on apple tv plus". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 16, 2023.
  9. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 10, 2022). "Ben Mendelsohn and Juliette Binoche to Star as Dior and Chanel in Apple Fashion Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 10, 2022.
  10. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 10, 2022). "Maisie Williams Boards Apple Fashion Drama The New Look (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 10, 2022.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (June 2, 2022). "John Malkovich, Emily Mortimer & Claes Bang Join Apple's Fashion Drama The New Look". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 2, 2022.
  12. ^ Koutsounia, Anastasia (May 11, 2022). "Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams stars alongside Marvel's Ben Mendelsohn in set picture for new thriller". Digital Spy. Retrieved May 11, 2022.
  13. ^ Kaufman, Gil (November 16, 2023). "Jack Antonoff Curating Apple TV+ 'The New Look' Soundtrack With Songs From Lana Del Rey, Matty Healy, Bleachers". Billboard. Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  14. ^ Gonzalez, Alex (February 7, 2024). "The 1975 Shares 'Now Is The Hour,' An Intimate New Song From 'The New Look' Soundtrack". Uproxx. Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  15. ^ a b Rigotti, Alex (January 24, 2024). "Bleachers' Jack Antonoff shares details of soundtrack to 'The New Look'". NME. Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  16. ^ Ilaria (February 2, 2024). "Florence + The Machine - White Cliffs Of Dover (Radio Date: 02-02-2024)". EarOne (in Italian). Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  17. ^ Zemler, Emily (February 7, 2024). "The 1975 Cover 'Now Is the Hour' for Jack Antonoff's 'The New Look' Soundtrack". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  18. ^ Ilaria (February 8, 2024). "THE 1975 - Now Is The Hour (Radio Date: 08-02-2024)". EarOne (in Italian). Retrieved February 8, 2024.
  19. ^
  20. ^ "The New Look: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 6, 2024.
  21. ^ "The New Look". Metacritic. Retrieved March 6, 2024.
  22. ^ "The New Look, review: oddly pedestrian retelling of Dior and Chanel's history with the Nazis". The Telegraph. February 14, 2024. Retrieved March 12, 2024.

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