The Fashion Show TV Show:The Fashion Show Bravo Series – Bravo is happy to introduce you to their new series called The Fashion Show that will premiere this spring.The Fashion Show will be hosted by Isaac Mizrahi,Kelly Rowland and Fern Mallis. The sow will have fifteen professional designers competing for $125,000 prize.
Laura Dawson graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning with a degree in Fashion Design. Before establishing her own line, Laura worked for Donna Karan’s Urban Zen and As Four.
At only 23-years-old, Kristin is already a successful designer and businesswoman. After graduating from the Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago in only three years, Kristin began her own label, organiK Revolution, where she specializes in creating eco-friendly apparel for contemporary women. Born and raised in Chicago, she draws her inspiration from both the city and her rock-star family.
Keith’s instinctual love affair with fashion was cultivated during a childhood spent learning about his grandmother and great-grandmother’s couture dress shop in Chicago. He studied women’s wear at The London College of Fashion and upon his graduation began designing for Perry Ellis and Ralph Lauren in New York.
With roots in music, art, skateboarding and fashion, Jonny has developed a raw urban style matched with classic simplicity of the silhouette. In 1999, he co-founded the North Hollywood artist colony knows as “The Compound,” and began designing Afroman Skateboards, a company that became an underground icon
Johnny has been designing for over five years, but already holds an impressive resume. After attending the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, he began working alongside RAMPAGE STORE’s design director in San Diego. After a short stint, he moved back to Los Angeles to develop private labels for Urban Outfitters, Arden B., and Macys.
When he was just eight-years-old, James-Paul knew he was destined to be a fashion designer. After earning his associates degree at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, James-Paul moved to London where he could relate to other unconventional thinkers in the fashion industry.
Haven discovered her love for fashion in the pages of high fashion magazines. She would wallpaper her bedroom in their pages and create her own sketches and designs. After high school, she moved from her hometown in Tennessee to Los Angeles where she attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and worked as a stylist on the Chelsea Lately Show.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Daniella is a true artist whose colorful personality is drawn from her diverse cultural and artistic background. Daniella began her studies as a Fashion and Costume Design major at Syracuse University, but moved to London, where she completed a BFA with Honors from London College of Fashion.
Anna moved to New York City after graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2000. She immediately launched her knitwear line, Annabelle NYC, creating unique and wearable garments with quirky details and bright colors that sold at boutiques around the country and abroad.
Angel creates versatile dressing solutions for worldly women on-the-go. Her namesake collection, ANGEL CHANG, was founded in 2006 and grew out of a vision to offer women wardrobes that would supersede solely looking good. Inspired by high-tech fashions, Angel uses innovative materials, such as color-changing prints, light-up fabrics and self-heating linings to compliment a woman’s fast-paced life.
Andrew has already conquered the world of designer underwear. He started his own brand, “Andrew Christian” in 1997 and his urban inspired collections are sold in upscale stores throughout the country, including Kitson, Patricia Fields and Fred Segal. A self-described perfectionist and “gaylebrity,” Andrew has been known to throw an entire rack of samples across the room if it’s not up to his standard.
Lidia first exhibited an interest in fashion at age five, when her glamorous grandmother first introduced her to a sewing machine. Lidia’s love of fashion led her to begin her education at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. During this time, Lidia decided to broaden her horizons and study abroad at the Polimoda – International Institute for Fashion Design and Marketing in Florence, Italy.
Born and raised in Michigan, Markus spent the majority of his summers growing up in New York, where he was inspired by the rhythm and dimensions of the city and its endless possibilities. At just 19 years old, he began a successful career as a commercial interior designer specializing in restaurants, salons and spas. His talent has taken him around the world, giving him a diverse view and a refined eye.
Always drawn to details and measurements, Merlin went to school for architecture in his home country of Honduras. It was through the guidance of a college professor that he discovered an aptitude for fashion and has since created a career out of this unexpected passion. Merlin traces his earliest design memory back to when he made a dress for his mother out the family’s tablecloth – a feat that turned him instantly into the fashion expert for his six siblings. Merlin took his raw talent to Mexico where he studied pattern making for a brief period.
Reco’s creative outlook on fashion goes hand-in-hand with his larger-than-life personality. Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, one wonders how this country boy developed such a creative outlook on fashion. Reco is proud of his modest beginnings. He realized his interest in fashion at a young age, while watching a Valentino fashion show on Oprah. Reco obtained his B.S from Tennessee State University and has a strong background in architecture and performing arts. He describes his style as ultra glamorous and oozing with high voltage sex appeal.