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Tuesday night the Style Network previewed some of its upcoming programs at a party in the Lincoln Center tents. The good news is that if you're hoping for more fashion reality TV in your life, you are in luck.
Rihanna's design competition show Styled to Rock, which aired with mediocre ratings in the UK last season, will be heading stateside this year. Also, Oscar winner Charlize Theron will be executive producing a reality show for the network called Glam Squad, where hair and makeup teams will compete to get glamorous styling jobs.
The network will also debut their first weekly live show, Pop Style, which will focus on fashion tips and news and be co-hosted by Jeannie Mai and Louise Roe. (Additionally, Roe will be appearing on the Style Network's sister station, NBC, as the new host of The Fashion Show. Roe told us that this season, that show's mentors will each have their own team, like on The Voice and The Face. Go Team Jessica!)
But the highlight of the party was a special Valentine's Day-themed fashion show by Betsey Johnson celebrating the premiere of the new reality show she is doing with her daughter Lulu: Betsey + Lulu. Models with flouncy outfits and giant heart shaped candy boxes on their heads pranced up and down the runway while hot dudes showered them with rose petals. The show climaxed with Betsey on the runway doing her trademark splits, then the forever youthful Johnson was joined by Lulu and the two frolicked their way back up the runway.
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