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Mentors for new fashion show announced

on Friday,July 08,2011 01:07

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The mentors for the upcoming fashion designer show, "Fashion Star," were recently finalized and announced. These three individuals will be guiding the participants of the show, according to NBC Los Angeles.

Fashion designer and singer Jessica Simpson was already confirmed to be one of the mentors. Now, designer and celebrity Nicole Richie and designer John Varvatos will be joining Simpson for the new series.

The show, which will be have its participants designing clothing that can easily be mass-produced, will start up this fall, and will be hosted by supermodel Elle Macpherson.

"Jessica, Nicole, John and Elle make the most exciting team we have ever worked with on a reality television show and we are thrilled to feature such an extraordinary group of mentors and designers," Ben Silverman, the executive director, told the news source.

Prospective fashion designers can make around $61,000, which was the annual median salary in 2008, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, it is possible to make twice as much depending on how successful a designer becomes.
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