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'Fashion Star' Winner Hunter Bell Gives Us the Behind-the-Scenes Scoop

By Danica Lo on
(Courtesy Hunter Bell)Fashion Star season two winner Hunter Bell—the designer behind ready-to-wear label Hunter Dixon—may be a South Carolina native, but her sensibility (and the rapidfire, no-holds-barred way she answered our questions!) is definitely 100 percent New York. We caught up with the University of Alabama grad to talk to her about her experience on the NBC fashion reality show, her brand, and where she hopes to go from here.StyleBistro: Congratulations on your Fashion Star win...Read Full Story

LIVEBLOG: 'Fashion Star' Season 2, Episode 3 Recap

By Danica Lo on
And we're back with episode three in the second season of NBC's blockbuster fashion reality television show Fashion Star. Who will be bought this week? Whose clothes will we, the audience, be able to buy tomorrow morning in stores? And who will be booted? Check out our liveblog/recap to find out!(Missed last week's episode? Check out our StyleBistro Fashion Star page for recaps!)8:02 p.m. - This week's challenge: the mentors are helping their teams create pieces that fit every body type...Read Full Story

'Fashion Star' Season 2, Episode 2 Recap - 'Sex Sells'

By Laura Vogel on
The heat is on in this, the second episode of Fashion Star's second season. We are down to 11 contenders (Bret from Team Nicole Richie got the axe last week). To refresh your memory, the three celebrity mentors—Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and John Varvatos—each started the show with four "hand-picked" designers whom they advise. Buyers from Macy's, Saks, and Express decide whose pieces get bought (and made and sold in their stores). Overly enthusiastic Brit Louise Roe hosts, shouting...Read Full Story

'Fashion Star' Season 2, Episode 1 Recap - 'Showstoppers'

By Laura Vogel on
The second season of Fashion Star, NBC's version of Project Runway–with-a-twist is here. The coolest part of the show? It's been shot well in advance, and the winning looks are available in stores and online now. We start the season with a dozen wanna-be fashionistas. The three mentors—Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and John Varvatos—each has four "hand-picked" designers they work with and advise (a new twist for this season). Another change is that perky Brit Louise Roe (editor/designer...Read Full Story

NBC's 'Fashion Star' Will Return March 8th, Airing on Fridays

By Danica Lo on
(NBC)Is Friday the new hot day to air fashion reality shows? This past season's America's Next Top Model aired every Friday at 8 p.m. on the CW—and just today NBC announced that Fashion Star will make its second series debut on March 8th, also at 8 p.m. Last season, Fashion Star aired on Tuesdays.Anyhoo, Tuesday-Friday. The second season of Fashion Star will see the return of judges/mentors/peanut-gallery Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and John Varvatos along with "buyers" from Macy's, Saks...Read Full Story