Lena Dunham's Doing a New Show About Legendary Bergdorf's Personal Shopper Betty Halbreich

The fashion world's--or at least our--ongoing love affair with Lena Dunham seems to be working both ways: The creator, producer, and star of Girls's latest project is her most style-centric yet.
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The fashion world's--or at least our--ongoing love affair with Lena Dunham seems to be working both ways: The creator, producer, and star of Girls's latest project is her most style-centric yet.
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The fashion world's--or at least our--ongoing love affair with Lena Dunham seems to be working both ways: The creator, producer, and star of Girls's latest project is her most style-centric yet.

According to Deadline.com, the 26-year-old (daunting, right?) and her Girls co-executive producer Jenni Konner are developing a new comedy series for HBO about the life of iconic Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich. Halbreich's personality has apparently been described by some as being “part Angela Lansbury, part Lucille Ball”--a winning combo if we've ever heard one.

Based on Halbreich's upcoming memoir, All Dressed Up with Everywhere to Go, the show will be a comedy focusing on the legendary shopper's four-decade-long career as the go-to stylist of clients like Sarah Jessica Parker and Meryl Streep in Manhattan--just a short cab ride away from Greenpoint. Convenient!

While HBO hasn't officially announced the project, the network has confirmed Dunham's participation in it, according to The New York Times. No word yet on whether Dunham will appear in the show or when we might expect to see it on our parents' HBO GO accounts--but we'll be keeping our eyes/ears in full-functioning mode until we do!