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QVC Joins ‘Project Runway All Stars’ For Second Year

October 22, 2014

QVC will once again join partner with Lifetime’s “Project Runway All Stars” to take part in the fourth season of the design competition series, the home shopping network said Tuesday.

The channel will will sponsor the show’s accessory wall, which designers are able to pull from during each challenge to enhance their designs.

There will also be a special QVC challenge for the contestants, and the season’s grand-prize winner will have the opportunity to create a collection especially for the retailer.

“Last year’s collaboration with Lifetime’s ‘Project Runway All Stars’ proved to be extremely successful in expanding QVC’s brand prominence and exposing a new audience to our shopping community,” said Karen Fonner, QVC’s vice president of content marketing.

“We’re excited to team up with this popular series for a second year and have the opportunity to once again highlight our impressive offerings while reinforcing QVC as a retail destination for the latest fashions,” Fonner said.

This year during the QVC challenge, contestants will have to create a look for the QVC line G.I.L.I., with the top designer winning the opportunity to present a version of their design on QVC.

Following the season finale, the grand-prize winner of “Project Runway All Stars” gets the chance to create a capsule collection for QVC and present their line on air during a live broadcast.

Last year’s champion, Seth Aaron Henderson, found success in his popular collection and has since continued to build his QVC business with his fashion line, SA by Seth Aaron.

“Last year’s contestants loved incorporating QVC’s impressive array of stylish fashion and accessory brands into their looks,” said Lance Still, executive vice president of promotions and integrated marketing at Weinstein Co. “Given last year’s success, we were eager to bring them back this year to equip the contestants with the latest accessories from QVC’s well-known designers and stylists.”

The fourth season of “Project Runway All Stars” will air on Lifetime beginning Oct. 30 at 9 p.m.

QVC plans to promote the program through its various social platforms, as well as on its website and mobile applications. Multimedia content will feature behind-the-scenes footage and information on the designers and challenges. Viewers will also be able to purchase items from the QVC accessory wall, plus pieces inspired by the show’s weekly challenge.

For more information about QVC’s involvement with the series, visit

Miss Piggy, Joan Rivers Star On QVC’s Red Carpet L.A. Show

February 21, 2014

QVC is heading out to the Left Coast for the fifth consecutive year to broadcast for the awards season with “Red Carpet Style — Live from L.A.” Miss Piggy and Lisa Rinna will be among those on hand (aren’t they the same person?).

The three-hour program will air next Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight, televising from the Wetherly Gardens at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills.

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

For this shindig QVC jewelry vendor and E! Network’s “Fashion Police” host Joan Rivers will be on the carpet with designers Lori Goldstein, Dennis Basso, Mark Zunino, Bob Mackie and Isaac Mizrahi.

Nicole Richie and Rinna, along with celebrity stylist Jen Rade, will introduce new items as well.

Additionally, as part of QVC’s collaboration with Lifetime’s “Project Runway All Stars,” Season 3 winner Seth Aaron Henderson will join the lineup at this star-fest. Henderson will present two new styles from his QVC collection, which had three sellouts in its January debut.

Seth Aaron Henderson

Seth Aaron Henderson

The program will mark the debut of Styled by Joe Zee, a collection from ELLE magazine Creator Director Joe Zee.

Oy vey! Miss Piggy – star of “Muppets Most Wanted” – will be showing off her Haute Tote, the VIP gift bag she created for the event. A consumer version of the bag will also be available for purchase on

Mark Zunino

Mark Zunino

But wait — there’s more, much much more.

JAI John Hardy will be presenting new croco-textured jewelry styles, and there will be diamond pieces from Michael Beaudry and Bronzo Italia designs.

On the beauty front, QVC will have Edward Bess, bareMinerals, Kate Somerville and Sarah Potempa.

“We have really enjoyed seeing the evolution of this annual event and are very excited to invite our viewers to experience this year’s broadcast,” QVC U.S. CEO Claire Watts said in a canned statement. “We’re proud to collaborate with such talented designers and noteworthy brands to offer exciting products that were created especially for this red carpet event.”

Rivers’ cohort on “Fashion Police,” George Kotsiopoulos, will serve as the QVC red carpet correspondent, interviewing celebrities as they arrive and encouraging guests to share pictures using #QVCRedCarpet.

Highlights of those images will be displayed throughout the gardens via the DELLInstaGallery, which consists of multiple gallery-style walls featuring digital screens for a unique social sharing experience. Finally, the InstaGlam Suite powered by HALO, a leader in portable power, will be a hub for social networking within the event and will be hosted by fashion personality and television host Jeannie Mai.

‘Project Runway All Stars’ Winner To Appear On QVC Monday

January 10, 2014

Well, QVC’s collaboration with Lifetime’s “Project Runway All Stars” culminating with its finale Thursday night. We missed it. but apparently designer Seth Aaron Henderson was the winner.|ProjectRunwayAllStars&cm_sp=PROMOTIONS-_-DESIGNERBIOS-_-2

He seems like a bit of an Adam Lambert lookalike to us. In any event, he will be designing a collection for QVC and will appear on the network next Monday at 7 p.m. during “PM Style with Lisa Robertson.”

Seth Aaron Henderson

Seth Aaron Henderson

Here is Henderson’s bio from

The season 7 winner is influenced by new wave, punk, ’80s goth, and Brit rock music, as well as movies from the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s. Seth Aaron draws inspiration from European design, too. During his season, impeccable tailoring and eye-catching graphic design made him a cut above the rest.

What’s Seth Aaron been up to? He’s been involved with both TV and the Project Runway family, serving on the judging panel for open calls for seasons 8-12 and doing red-carpet commentary for E!. Besides designing fashion garments, Seth Aaron has created designs for Lexus and Intel, and created a line of fashionable iPad covers.

On the reality competition show, Robertson who presented the contestants with a challenge and served as a guest judge. In addition to the appearance on Monday evening, the victorious designer is scheduled to be a part of QVC’s “Red Carpet Style – Live from L.A.” on Feb. 28.

“QVC strives to bring viewers unique programming moments and exciting new brands,” Karen Fonner, QVC vice president of content marketing and programming, said in a canned statement. “We are honored to introduce a talented designer of Project Runway All Stars caliber to our customers who look to us for compelling personalities and great fashion finds.”

We haven’t seen the show, but it incorporated “the Accessory Wall,” which featured QVC products to complement contestant designs.

And here is part of the home shopping network’s Q&A with Henderson:

Q: How did the QVC accessory wall items support your winning design?
A: It’s all about the stylish modern shoe. Which, I must say, the QVC accessory wall was well-stocked.

Q: We all know accessories can make the outfit. What were your go-to pieces?
A: Always shoes, handbags, and frames. The QVC accessory wall never fell short.

In December, Korto Momolu also appeared on QVC to present a ready-to-wear version of her winning design from the “As Sewn on TV” challenge that Robertson helped judge.

“Working with QVC has been a hugely successful and creative collaboration,” said Rob Bagshaw, executive producer of the Lifetime show. “Our goal is to showcase the incredible talent of the ‘Project Runway All Stars’ designers, and QVC is the perfect platform to provide direct access between designers and the fashion-conscious audience. Thanks to QVC, we are now able to turn our designers’ TV success into tangible business opportunities.”

Designs from the winner’s capsule collection are scheduled to be available on beginning today, Friday.