Yesterday's publishing news focused on one Jane (Aldridge) while today's brings the official announcement of another's: Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant's first book will be out in the fall of this year. There's no title yet, but she's co-writing it with fashion writer Monica Corcoran. It will be filled with style tips for both women and men. And this is one lady we think is well worth listening to. Here's what the woman who makes Betty, Betty and Joanie, Joanie had to say: "I am so excited about developing this book. It has been so much fun! I really love helping people look their best through the right wardrobe, which allows them to feel great about themselves. It is all about wearing clothes that fit their character and the story they want to tell. Fashion allows each of us to express our creativity and unique style." Indeed, Janie. Indeed. Um, and how soon until Mad Men is back on the air? We need a Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce fix stat.
Mad Men's Janie Bryant on Her New Reality TV Gig
Last Friday, we got a release announcing the development of a new fashion design competition reality show (since you can never have enough) that will be hosted by none other than Janie Bryant--costume designer of best-costumed show ever, Mad Men. We called Bryant up to chat about how the idea for the show came about, what other details she could tell us, whether or not she'll dress herself, and bidding farewell to Fat Betty.