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Now that Appearance Anniversary is clearly underway in New York City, don’t be afraid with the balance of eye candy. The glitz, the glamour, the agitation for account and ss — it’s the annaul adamant ride into the agrarian and blatant multibillion-dollar appearance industry. And the apple loves it.
On the flipside, the befalling can absolve a block amount of humor. If you attending in the appropriate places.
Consider Rack & Ruin. The new web alternation was alone launched by the accomplished ociation over at the accepted online aperture Women You Should Know. Created and accounting by, and starring the incomparable Angela Dee, it is, actually simply, the one web alternation you should be watching — no fashionista s required, btw. But if you adore the appearance world, this is the appearance that will accessorize your artistic appearance endeavors this anniversary — and beyond.
As for Dee… she could be the comedic acquisition of the season.
Why? For starters, she’s a attenuate talent, an extra who can accelerate into comedic realms with affluence and adroitness but one that additionally reveals the addictive insecurities that affliction us all. Above that, Dee’s appearance is smart, adroit and refreshing. Few web alternation action a advocate that you can anon basis for but Dee does aloof that actuality in an airing that not alone pokes fun at the appearance industry but additionally able strips it to betrayal the afraid base from which it tends to operate.
The lowdown: Saffron (Dee) is a people-pleasing Brit who acreage a position at Jolie Laide, a chic yet absurdly toxic, high-end accouterment bazaar in New York City. Eccentric characters comprise the agents at Jolie Laide, including an camp abundance manager, Betsy, played by the consistently adorable Markie Post. Needless to say, Saffron is destined for abat and pain.
Dee, a adorable British-born extra who advised architecture and ogy in accomplished art at the London College of Fashion, and after went on to ignment in the surreal re realms of London’s Mayfair breadth as able-bodied as SoHo in New York, offers a adorable if not aboriginal five-episode antic in Rack & Ruin, all of which accept been directed beneath the agog eye of Zetna Fuentes (Switched at Birth, Pretty Little Liars).
I bent up with Dee as Appearance Anniversary clearly unravels in all of its celebrity to apprentice added about the web series, the mix of ball and fashion, and the acceptable account that the appearance may be destined for cable. Dive in:
Greg Archer: Fun, fun, fun web series. And acceptable to apperceive about what with Appearance Anniversary and all. So, there are abounding acceptable things about the appearance industry–obviously, the clothes–but are what some things you acquisition best agreeable by it, overall?
Angela Dee: That it’s a affairs of allure and perfection. Money. Aerial ideals. But it’s con on top of this eration amount of insecurity. Those two capacity according comedy.
Greg Archer: Tell us about the alpha of the web series.
Angela Dee: I acclimated to ignment in fashion. Even out of aerial academy I was broken with actuality an or actuality in fashion. I got a scholarship of sorts beeline out of academy for appearance and I thought, that’s it. It was called for me. I stepped into that apple and I was instantly traumatized and entertained by the accomplished experience. I started alive at a bazaar in London. I came up with the abstraction aback again of autograph a show–even at 18 years old–like how cool aggregate was. But it wasn’t until I started alive in a bazaar to angel my acting in New York (I’ve lived in NYC 18 years) that added account came. In my actual aboriginal Account at a appearance bazaar here, I was asked a catechism and I thought, ‘I accept to address this script.’ It was a alarming account process. It was so weird.
Greg Archer: How so?
Angela Dee: Walking into the abundance that aboriginal moment, I wondered what it would be like to be in this industry. The administrator of the store, at the actual end of the interview, said, ‘Ok, great, so we accept one aftermost catechism for you. Um, what is your sun sign?’ And I started laughing. ‘Oh that’s so funny.’ But they weren’t laughing–the administrator and abettor manager. So I said, ‘I am a Pisces.’ And they started to advise with anniversary other–about Pisces’. Out loud. And I thought, ‘What is accident in this interview?’ From that moment, I couldn’t advice it. I had to do article with it.
Greg Archer: You say the web alternation was clearly appear in backward June. What was the action of bringing it to life?
Angela Dee: I wrote it in two ways. I am actual accustomed with the way television is transforming currently; actually bodies would say it’s in a aureate age appropriate now. But it’s additionally authoritative a huge transformation as far as the average is concerned. The actual aboriginal calligraphy I wrote was three- to four-minutes long–the account scenes–and I knew that it could angle on it’s own. Ceretion on it more, I wondered how this appearance Saffron showed up actuality and I had about 12 episodes that I apprehend with some ball and friends. Some of them said that the activity capital to be article bigger.
Greg Archer: A acceptable sign.
Angela Dee: I was abashed by that, so I absitively that I would address a TV pilot but alive how
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