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Styl'd Premieres TONIGHT

Styl'd Premieres TONIGHT

The Rachel Zoe Project finally has some competition!

The new reality series Styl’d will follow the lives of five junior assistants as they toil for three celebrity stylists. Each episode will include the styling of famous Hollywood celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Nicole Richie, Pete Wentz and Ashley Tisdale. The three senior stylists include: Jen Rade (Angelina Jolie and Pink), Eric Archibald (Diddy and Usher), and Julie Weiss (Britney Spears and Eva Longoria).

Tonight’s episode features the boy band V Factory and will air @ 10PM ET/PT on MTV. Don’t miss it!

The five junior assistants in competition: Gary Samulian, Tara Ahmadi, Janna Brown, Brett Nelson and Cody Conti.

Preview of “Styl’d”

10+ promos pictures and the biographies of the Styl’d cast…


Senior Stylists:

Jen Rade: Known as one of the premiere stylists in the business, Jen’s work has been in numerous music videos for clients such as: Pink, Marilyn Manson, LL Cool J, Dave Matthews Band, and Snoop. She has also worked with actress Angelina Jolie, one of the world’s most iconic supermodels, Cindy Crawford, and reality television star/pop culture phenomenon, Kim Kardashian. Jen has also worked on editorial shoots for Esquire, Marie Claire, GQ, CosmoGirl, Interview, and Parade Magazine. Her high standard of excellence and no nonsense work ethic will definitely keep the junior assistants on their toes!

Eric Archibald: Eric Archibald got his styling start in 1994, inspired mostly by his favorite designers. Since then, Eric draws on his inspirations to create his signature aesthetic that conveys a classically sexy and chic look with an edge. Working with diverse clients such as Diddy, Mariah Carey, Usher and Britney Spears, Eric’s work has been featured in media ranging from music videos and tours to television and commercials to personal appearances and editorials that include Harpers Bazaar, People, GQ, Glamour, and Marie Claire.

Julie Weiss: Don’t let her youthful look fool you…Julie Weiss means business! Her unique styling keeps celebrity clients coming back for more and her passion for fashion is unmatched. Clients have included Terrance Howard and an Eva Longoria Parker film. She has also worked with artists, including Britney Spears, Kayne West, Kid Rock, Jessica Simpson, NKOTB, and The Pussycat Dolls.

Junior Stylists:

Gary Samulian – Gary was born to be a stylist. A previous student of Parsons Design School, he not only has a natural eye for fashion but also the experience to back it up. Dedicated and driven, upon completion of his internship at Vogue, Gary turned down a permanent position with the publication. Although he does not intentionally seek out drama, he has absolutely no problem bringing it and willingly volunteering unwelcome opinions. As the competition narrows, look for Gary to give all the junior assistants a run for their money.

Tara Ahmadi – Tara is quirky, dark, silly and articulate; this punk rock Persian chick is all attitude and sass. She has an eccentric sense of style, and idolizes Patti Smith, Courtney Love, and Axl Rose for their daring/dirty take on fashion. Tara is likable because she’s funny, unique and doesn’t apologize for who she is, but her outspoken nature often gets her into trouble. Not everyone appreciates her candor, especially when her witty zingers are directed at them. With the most in depth knowledge of the fashion world, the other junior stylists see Tara as the one to beat in this junior assistant program.

Janna Brown – Blond, bubbly and an ex-cheerleader, Janna is a true “Valley” girl. Growing up a military brat, she did not establish her taste for fashion until she was 12-years old. Now Janna is turning fashion into a career, studying at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. She’s fine stabbing her co-workers in the back to advance her career, but her inability to keep secrets and tendency to gossip will definitely cause a stir. If Janna wants to win this contract, she’s going to have to play tough because she has a lot to learn about fashion compared to some of the other junior stylists.

Brett Nelson – Kansas City born and bred, Brett couldn’t wait to get out of the Midwest. He moved to Los Angeles with $500 in his pocket, and even had to live in his car for three months to make ends meet. He has worked a lot of retail in his life, from Abercrombie and Fitch, to Ed Hardy. He’s not afraid to embrace more daring fashion, and equates his style to a male version of Betsey Johnson. The other junior stylists better watch out because Brett has his eye on the prize and will stop at nothing to get that contract.

Cody Conti – Cody is the new guy in town. Born into a family with roots in fashion, styling is something Cody has always wanted to do. As the resident single straight guy in the program, Cody is ready to take advantage of the perks that come with working in a predominantly female industry. An incorrigible flirt, ladies better beware when he is around. Despite his flirtatious nature, Cody is a serious contender and is ready to do what it takes to win.

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Photos: MTV
Posted to: Jennifer Rade, Styl'd

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  • BooHoo

    I don’t know if anyone knows this but Gary is friends Lauren Conrad and Lauren Bosworth.

  • lizzie

    Kardashian wants to look like Belucci. WANTS but CANT.

  • oh well…

    rachel zoe better watch out. that red head stylist seems more on top of her game. she’s not styling those old wash ups that rachel has as clients. she’s got a good eye

  • lessmore

    It must be an honor to style famous Z-list “Hollywood celebrities”.

  • Stone

    Worthy of the basement.

  • Chef de Vestes de Cuisine

    At least it’s not stiff!