Lisa Vian Hunter, a Graduate of FIDM's Fashion Design Program, is a contestant on NBC's new competition show, Fashion Star, which starts airing in March. The weekly show will feature 14 designers participating in tasks where they will be mentored by Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and John Varvatos. At the end of each episode, American will have the chance to purchase the winning designs that week at Macys, H&M, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Elle Macpherson is the host and executive producer.
Lisa, who lives in Mercer Island, Washington, is a women's wear designer, mother of two, and lover of all things vintage. She says that women are desperate for gorgeous, affordable clothing made in the USA, and that is what she intends to give them. She is competing for the chance to win a multi-million dollar prize to launch her collection at America's largest retailers. Lisa's designs are inspired by the past and are sold at her store in Seattle. Learn more about Vian Hunter House of Fashion.
Keep up with Lisa on Twitter @lisavianhunter