Nicole Richie Will Mold The Next “Fashion Star”

Julie Gerstein | July 9, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Major network television has finally jumped on the fashion competition bandwagon; this fall, NBC will launch “Fashion Star,” a competition show aimed at finding the next big brand. Featuring the requisite model host — Elle Macpherson — “Fashion Star” employs celebrity mentors to help foster along brands. Just this week, Nicole Richie and menswear designer John Varvatos signed on, joining mega-bazillionaire mogul Jessica Simpson as mentors on the show. So, if you had your way, who would you have mentor you? [THR]