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Chicago Fashion Pros On Binge-Worthy Series

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Yesterday, we prepped you for winter hibernation with a list of page-turners from Book Cellar. Today, we're telling you what to binge watch when you grow a little weary of reading (no shame! It happens to even the best of bookworms.)

We asked local fashion pros to fill us in on the series and flicks they can't turn off. Don't touch that dial (okay, fine: browser); here's what they had to say...

"Orange is the New Black! Besides the obvious ode to fashion contained in the title, I love this show because it's a great dark comedy - hilarious, twisted, a little sad. Plus, Piper is a real person. We would totally be BFFs." —Jenna Zielbauer, owner of Von Z

"Anyone that knows me knows that I love anything aristocratic or royal. So of course, I love a good historical drama—either for the history, the suspense or the fashion! I'll be catching up on Downton Abbeythis winter, and will probably re-watch The Tudors since it's been ages!" —Melissa Maynard, editor-in-chief of Factio Magazine

"Gossip Girl. All of the wardrobe pieces in the series are inspirational, will never go out of style, and will keep you warm and fuzzy during these awful winter months. It gets your excited for spring fashion!" —Lily Duevel, founder and stylist of Adopted Style

"I'm a total documentary marathon geek— give me the facts, behind-the-scenes insight, and the thought process of major industry players. Current faves: Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman, The Tents, The Queen of Versailles, God Save My Shoes, Bloomberg Game Changers: Anna Wintour, Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, and Unzipped. The list goes on.

For an actual series, I'd have to say behind-the-scenes industry queen Kelly Cutrone's show Kell on Earth for major industry drama. It's a relief that you can experience all that goes on from the comforts of your couch, all while learning a thing on two on being cutthroat and a legit player in the game." —Azeeza Khan of Atelier Azza
· Netflix [Official Site]
· Winter Reading List: Page-Turning Picks From Book Cellar [Racked Chicago]