A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series offers lots of apparel and home design styling tips. It highlights how creativity is important, but things like team work, understanding marketability, and other tactics are very important when breaking into the business.
Positive Role Models
Jenna Lyons is firm about what she's looking for in a creative designer, but she also acts as a mentor to the job candidates. Job candidates are of various genders and are both White and Black.
Violence & Scariness
Disagreements happens, but the contestants are professional and there’s nothing violent.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
There are references to losing one’s virginity, condoms, and being someone’s lover. Women are shown in their underwear.
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It contains strong language, ranging from words like "ass" to curses like "f--k."
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Products & Purchases
The overall series is a promotional vehicle for Jenna Lyons’ new business. Fashion brands like J.Crew are referenced.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Occasional champagne drinking is visible at social events.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Stylish with Jenna Lyons is a fashion and design competition show that serves as a promotional vehicle for fashion designer and executive Jenna Lyons' new business. There's mentions of design brands, like J. Crew, and some sexual innuendo, such as references to condoms and losing one's virginity. Women are shown in their underwear. Champagne is served and consumed at events, and strong language ranges from "ass" to "f--k." Despite some of the mildly edgy content, this fun series features lots of upbeat moments, positive mentoring, and endless design and styling tips that fashion lovers will enjoy.
Is It Any Good?
This upbeat unscripted series mixes creative design with elements of a reality competition to create a stylish viewing experience. Lyons, whose clients include Michelle Obama and Lupita Nyong'o, flaunts her expert fashion sense and gracious personality, and that of her two friends and chief staff members. But she also demonstrates how she uses her design savvy to re-imagine physical spaces, and she explores the different ways desired looks can be functional for everyday life.
The designers are competitive, and they don't often agree or work well together. But Lyons uses these opportunities to mentor up-and-coming designers by offering honest, but polite and constructive, feedback. And while things don't always go according to plan, everyone is creative and talented enough to come up with solutions that lead to positive outcomes. Bottom line? If you like fashion and styling, Stylish with Jenna Lyons is a lighthearted and fun series to tune into.
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