Sundance Channel announced today it is renewing its hit fashion-rescue series ALL ON THE LINE WITH JOE ZEE for a third season. Starring Creative Director of ELLE Joe Zee, the series exposes viewers to the intense behind-the-scenes world of fashion design. In each episode, Zee encounters the challenging task of working with new designers—all in desperate need of help resuscitating their fashion line and protecting their livelihood. Season three of the series will include an all new set of struggling designers who will look to Zee protect their creative vision while helping them achieve commercial success. Not all designers will be up for the challenge of accepting Zee’s opinions, causing tension and sparking emotion. With this series, there are no guaranteed happy endings.
Article: Where's my couture?
The Fall 2009 couture collections have been surprisingly wearable, which is probably a good road to take for sales-minded designers, but not as much for me. When it comes to couture, the crazier the better. On that note I’d like to applaud Jean Paul Gaultier for being possibly the only designer to send some wonderfully unwearable stuff down the runway. Drawing inspiration from Hollywood from Bardot to Barbarella with a healthy dose of sci-fi corsetry, it was also one of the few shows that looked as if the designer was having fun.
A Dilettante’s Dispatch is a series of posts from a jet-setting friend of ours, Arturo. Watch for more in the coming days.
Just got in to Paris for my first couture, eating a croque monsieur on Charlot, admiring the cute scrawny French boys (though really wanting the fresh, curly haired and slightly brawny youth covering the street in tar).