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The folks over at cable network Bravo have announced that they've picked up 11 new series for the 2011-2012 television season—three of which are fashion-related, two of those three involving familiar faces from previous Bravo reality shows. Rachel Zoe protege Brad Goreski branches out and gets his own show called It's a Brad Brad World (working title):
The New York Times called him “The Zelig of Fashion Week” and anyone who knows anything about style knows that Brad Goreski is someone to watch. The quintessential trendsetter, and former Rachel Zoe assistant, is going into business for himself. “It’s a Brad Brad World” follows Goreski as he embarks on his new business venture and tries to maintain his personal life. The docu-series gives an all-access pass to an exciting year of career firsts including—Paris fashion week, the Cannes film festival, the men’s runway shows and the summer couture shows—and each new experience is sure to be sink or swim. As usual, all eyes are on Mr. Brad Goreski? but this time, he’s got everything at stake.Can't you just hear the ominous dun-dun-dun play at the end of that press release? "He's got everything at stake... Dun, Dun, Dun..."
Project Runway drag-queen-dresser Chris March is also back on the teevee with his new show Mad Fashion:
“Mad Fashion “presents an up-close look at the over-the-top world of celebrity fashion designer Chris March. From concept to delivery, each episode follows March, the former Project Runway alum, and his eccentric crew of fashion misfits as they create one-of-a-kind designs for his loyal clientele. From Jennifer Coolidge’s Mardi-Gras float ensemble to model Chrissy Teigen’s gown for the MET Costume Gala, no event is too outrageous for this team. Tensions are sure to rise as March pushes the boundaries of fashion and challenges his clients’ comfort zones. In the end, will the design fulfill the client’s fashion fantasy or will it turn out to be more than they can handle?Again, the suspense, it kills us. Kind of.
And the third Bravo fashion reality show pick-up for the year is called Ready to Wear and will revolve around the goings-on at Second Time Around, one of New York's high-end consignment shops. The release says:
From the classic Chanel suit to this season’s hottest Jimmy Choos’, the team working at the Second Time Around high-end consignment shop have access to the best fashion finds New York City has to offer. Far from the land of thrift, this sassy shop makes dreams come true for shoppers looking for designer fashions on a budget. “Ready to Wear” follows four eccentric store employees as they go out searching the attics, closets and garages of New York’s elite. These fashionistas are demanding about how they curate their racks and they need to be with such demanding clientele. From the savvy socialite to the downtown hipster, this group has to deal with big personalities looking to either make back some money or find their fashion dream come true.· Bravo [Official Site]
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