‘Fashion Star’: Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie return to reality TV (preview)

Fashion Star premieres March 13

Fans have high hopes for NBC’s new series ‘Fashion Star’ which pits 14 unknown designers against each other in a fight for the grand prize – a chance to launch their very own collections.  What is really cool about this show is that each week, the winner of each challenge will have their designs put on the market for fans to buy right after the episode airs.

NBC has just released a preview for ‘Fashion Star’ in which Elle MacPherson, the host and executive producer of the show, says she wants to find a fashion icon, not just a designer.  She said; “I don’t want to find the next great designer, I want to find the next great fashion icon.”

The judging panel is made up of representatives from some of the biggest fashion outlets in the world, such as Macy’s, H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue and mentoring the contestants are fashion icons Jessica Simpson, John Varvatos and Nicole Richie.  Jessica and Nicole are no strangers to reality TV as both have had their own television series, Simpson was on ‘Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica’ and Richie starred on ‘The Simple Life’ with her best friend Paris Hilton

You can catch the series premiere of ‘Fashion Star’ on Tuesday, March 13, at 9:30 on NBC.  Will you be tuning in?

Photo: NBC

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