"Fashion Forward: Making It," To Feature Top Designers And Emerging Superstars In A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Fashion World

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December 1st, 2010

via press release:

“FASHION FORWARD: MAKING IT,” TO FEATURE TOP DESIGNERS AND EMERGING SUPERSTARS IN A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE FASHION WORLD, ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 9:00-10:00 PM ET

December 1, 2010 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network has announced new details of FASHION FORWARD: MAKING IT, the one-hour special hosted by The Twilight Saga actress Ashley Greene and set to air on Wednesday, December 8 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

As previously announced, the special is a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to make it in the fashion industry, from the creation of designs to building a business and a brand, and will include profiles of Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of rag & bone, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch, Gwen Stefani and Justin Timberlake, co-founder of William Rast.   In addition, the special will also feature the following profiles:

  • Three emerging superstar designers – Prabal Gurung, Bibhu Mohapatra, and Alice Ritter. These up-and-coming fashion stars are all working at The Incubator, a special program created by the Council of Fashion Designers of America to foster emerging young designers.
  • Tabitha Simmons – a hot young stylist who works at Vogue and had a leading role in creating New York’s largest and most extravagant fashion show for Fashion's Night Out 2010.
  • Eric Daman – the talented stylist behind the fashion-forward looks of The CW’s hit series “Gossip Girl.”

FASHION FORWARD: MAKING IT is produced by CBS Eye Too Productions, a unit of CBS News Inc.  The executive producer is Susan Zirinsky.

The special will air in HD.

 
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