Parents' Guide to

Making Over America with Trinny and Susannah

By Anne Louise Bannon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Original What Not to Wear girls take on the U.S.

TV TLC Reality TV 2009
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Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+
sorry, but the women cursed in front of the cheerleading little ones, and though bleeped for the tv viewers, what about the lil girls being there in person? o, btw, why draw the curtain when the women dress, they've already shown their bras and panties to all of america??

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The makeover process is an emotional one, but Trinny and Susannah are very gentle, albeit firm. The show could so easily be about consumption and letting "things" define us, as so many of these shows are. But the two women have found the right balance between recognizing the boost that looking your best can give you and recognizing that it's not just your body, but also your life that you're expressing when you dress.

And, of course, it's just plain fun to see how clothes can change the look of the same body. As makeover series go, this is a positive, generally affirming choice.

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