NBC’s fashion designer competition show is returning in it’s Sophomore season with a fresh look, new host and one new buyer. See the latest images posted below. Read our EXCLUSIVE set report during our visit while the show was filming here: http://hllywdjnkt.co/Rj53sn
The new season of “Fashion Star” premieres Friday, March 8, 2013 at 8-9 pm ET. This season will include stylist host Louise Roe, taking over for super-model Elle Macpherson. The buyers who the designers will be designing for are returning buyers Caprice Willard from Macy’s, Terron E. Schaefer for Saks Fifth Avenue, and Express buyer Erika De Salvatore who is taking over for H & M last season.
Contestant designers who will be competing this season includes a team of two. The thirteen designers will be vying for the coveted multi-million dollar prize of launching a clothing line in each of these stores. The contestants are: Los Angeles-based designer David Appel; Milan, Italy-based designer Silvia Arguello; New York City-based designer Hunter Bell (pictured below); Austin-based designer Priscilla Barroso; Los Angeles-based designer Johana Hernandez; New York City-based designer Cassandra Hobbins; New York-based designer Tori Nichel (pictured below); Austin (Texas)-based designer Amber Perley; Brooklyn-based designer Daniel Silverstein; Los Angeles-based designer Brandon Scott; Malibu-based designers Jesse Vasquez and Garrett Gerson; and Los Angeles-based designer Bret Young.