Hunh. We'd heard that Austin was going to be a guest judge and we think it's long overdue, but it surprised us that they tapped him for the season opener. No offense to the O.P. (Original Princess), but we would have thought they'd use a more high-profile first guest.
Not that there seems to be any shortage of high-profile guests this year, from LL Cool J to Natalie Portman to Brooke Shields to ....RUPAUL! FUN! They're doing what we've suggested for years -- A DRAG QUEEN CHALLENGE!!!! We cannot WAIT to see the model selection. The Bluefly Accessory Wall's gonna be sporting some duct tape this year, bitches!
It also looks like they're going to be doing a little Olympics tie-in, which is fine. They've done sports-themed designs before.
Thankfully, they also tapped some people from the fashion world, although there are unfortunately, no surprises here: Cynthia Rowley, Francisco Costa and DVF. They've all been on the show before. We're always happy to see DVF since she makes such a terrific judge, but it'd be nice to see some fresh faces from The Land of Bitchery.
Rachel Zoe. Ew.
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