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Bravo Announces Launch My Line Contestants

Today Bravo announced the cast of their new unscripted series Launch My Line. This fashion-focused new show, which premieres this September, features ten well know professionals looking to start their own clothing line as they’re paired up with established fashion designers who will help them execute their dream clothing line.

The competition will follow the teams as they compete against each other in the hopes of seeing their clothing line launched. Plus, the “expert designer” on the winning team will receive a $50,000 prize for their efforts.

Below is the list of professionals and experts who will be featured in the show:

The ProfessionalsDan Karaty, Choreographer – Hometown: Wyckoff, N.J.; Currently Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.David Applebaum, Architect – Hometown: Houston, Texas; Currently Resides in: Los Angeles, Calif.Eric Cubeechee, DJ – Hometown/Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Kathy Rose, Jewelry Designer – Hometown: Tehran, Iran; Currently Resides in: Los Angeles, Calif.Kevin Black, Music Mogul – Hometown: Bronx, New York, N.Y.; Currently Resides in: Los Angeles, Calif.Louanna Rawles, Stylist – Hometown/Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Marilyn Crawford, CEO – Hometown: Lancaster, S.C.; Currently Resides In: Las Vegas, Nev. and New York, N.Y.Merle Ginsberg, Fashion Critic – Hometown: Atlantic City, N.J.; Currently Resides in: Los Angeles, Calif.Patrick McDonald, Fashion Writer/Dandy – Hometown: San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Currently Resides in: New York, N.Y.Vanessa Gonzalez, Event Designer – Hometown/Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.The ExpertsAkiko, 31 – Hometown: San Diego, Calif.; Currently Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Coco, 37 – Hometown: Thailand, Currently Resides In: New York, N.Y.Emil, 39 – Hometown: Linz, Austria; Currently Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Galina, 45 – Hometown: Odessa, Russia; Currently Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Jim, 35 – Jim, 35 – Strathmore, Calif.; Currently Resides In: West Hollywood, Calif.Julie, 29 – Hometown/Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Roberto, 41 – Hometown: Bal Harbour, Fla.; Currently Resides In: Hollywood, Calif.Susan, 26 – Atlanta, Ga.; Currently Resides In: Pasadena, Calif.Thai, 28 – Hometown: Olympia, Wash.; Currently Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.Tressa, 32 - Hometown: Norwich, Vt.; Currently Resides In Los Angeles, Calif.

Launch My Line premieres WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 10 PM ET/PT on Bravo.

Kelly West
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