Hailey Gates

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Hailey Gates is an American model, actress, director, and journalist. She currently hosts the Viceland series States of Undress.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gates grew up in the Los Angeles area, where her family has resided for seven generations.[2]


The Paris Review[edit]

Upon her graduation from NYU in 2012, Gates began working as an editor and director of advertising at The Paris Review. She left the magazine in 2015.[3]


Gates has starred in campaigns for Miu Miu (by Steve Meisel), Costume National, and Target.[4][1][5] She also appeared on the July/August 2011 cover of Jalouse magazine.[6] She is currently signed to M Model Management.[7]


Gates appeared in Ricki and the Flash as Emily in 2015.[2] She also co-wrote and produced A Space Program, a 2015 docudrama, with artist Tom Sachs. The film received a positive review from The New York Times.[8]

In January 2019, a short film directed by Gates and starring Alia Shawkat, Shako Mako, premiered in Los Angeles. The film is part of the Women's Tales series created Miu Miu.[9]


Gates is the host of Viceland's States of Undress.[10] The investigative docu-series focuses on the political and social circumstances surrounding fashion weeks around the world.[11] The show's second season premiered on June 6, 2017.[12]

Gates had a small role as "drugged-out mother" in David Lynch's 2017 reboot of Twin Peaks on Showtime.[13][14]


Gates' maternal grandmother is screenwriter Joan Tewkesbury.[15] Her great grandfather was the first mayor of Santa Monica.[2] Gates' parents separated during her childhood.[11]

In 2012, Gates graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in experimental theater from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.[15]

As of May 2016, Gates resides on the Upper West Side of New York City.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Conflict Spots in a New Viceland Series 'States of Undress'". Fashionista. March 30, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Best of the Next: Hailey Gates". Wonderland Magazine. November 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "Staff Picks: Stirrups, Stravinsky, Sink-feet". The Paris Review. March 25, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "A Host's Escapades on Viceland's 'States of Undress'". The New York Times. May 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "VIDEO | Miu Miu: Subjective Reality FW15 Campaign". NOWFASHION. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  6. ^ "Jalouse July/August 2011 Cover w/ cover model Hailey Gates (Jalouse)". MODELS.com. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  7. ^ "Haley Gates". M Model MGMT. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  8. ^ Gold, Daniel M. (2016-03-17). "Review: 'A Space Program' Adds Whimsy to a Mission to Mars". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  9. ^ "Hailey Gates Directs Miu Miu's Latest 'Women's Tales' Film Starring Alia Shawkat". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  10. ^ "Hailey Gates - VICELAND". VICELAND. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  11. ^ a b Regensdorf, Laura. "Meet the Globe-Trotting It Girl Whose Signature Braid Is Her Passport". Vogue. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  12. ^ Atzeni, Samantha. "'States Of Undress' Shows That Fashion Has The Power To Change The World". Bustle. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  13. ^ Hirschberg, Lynn. "Hailey Gates Thought the Secrecy on David Lynch's Twin Peaks Set Was "Pretty Funny"". W Magazine. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  14. ^ Robinson, Joanna. "Twin Peaks: 20 Easter Eggs, References, and Callbacks You Might Have Missed". HWD. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  15. ^ a b "Hailey Gates". Interview Magazine. Retrieved 2016-05-10.

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