Amy Bond is looking to reinvent fashion-themed reality TV.
The producer, known for her work on “Project Runway” and “Next in Fashion,” introduces “The Collective Fashion Show” — a series livestreaming and premiering online in July. Model and recording artist Shaun Ross has been tapped as executive producer and will oversee music, while Bond, stylist Ty Hunter and model Laura Kirkpatrick-Cianciolo will host.
“The idea for ‘The Collective’ came about because we’re living in a very inclusive world and a very virtual world, but we’ve also just gone through this year of intense hardship for everybody and intense isolation for everybody,” said Bond, the show’s creator alongside husband Angelo La Pietra (cofounder of Penguin Monkey Productions). “So as much as we have platforms that allow everybody to interact all the time, it’s been very disjointed in a lot of ways.”
She’s uniting 15 diverse contestants from past shows —