The first season of Fashion Star, appeared on NBC beginning on March 13, 2012 with 14 designers competing to become a "Fashion Star". The season was presented by Elle Macpherson. Celebrity mentors were Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and John Varvatos. The buyers were Caprice Willard for Macy's, Terron Schaefer for Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nicole M. Christie for H&M.
Elle Macpherson hosts the future of fashion design shows, with mentors Nicole Richie, Jessica Simpson and John Varvatos!
The designers experience a real-world test of fashion stardom - will actual shoppers buy their clothes?
LMFAO and Quest Crew perform in celebration of the search for the hottest summer fashion trends!
The designers present two variations on a look: high-end couture and mass market.
This week, the designers use live models to feature their collections in a blank window space.
No more comfort zones! The buyers push the designers beyond their boundaries - and the clothes are presented anonymously.
The remaining designers are matched with mentors who decide what each of them will create!
The mentors help the designers create a brand campaign for their collections.
After deciding what the designers will create, the buyers send not one but three of them home!
After showcasing a capsule collection for all three retailers, one of the three finalists becomes America's first Fashion Star!