Parents' Guide to

On the Road with Austin and Santino

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Designers dress positive role models for special occasions.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

delightful !!

delightful !!!!!!!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 2+

perfect for all ages

inspired my little girl to take up sewing with me. Her favorite movie is Cinderella, and I think she sees Austin as a real life fairy godmother! lol

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

On the Road won't change the world. But it's still nice to see a makeover series that doesn't feed into a woman's insecurities by making her feel like she needs to overhaul everything -- hair, make-up, and wardrobe -- to look presentable. These women are fine the way they are; they'd just like to feel special on a special night.

It's also a solid pick for Runway fans who miss seeing Austin and Santino in action. They're arguably two of the series' most charismatic personalities, and they live up to those reputations here. But since their egos always come second to their subject's experience, they also reveal themselves to be relatable ... and refreshingly human.

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