Bold Face: Ladies of Reality TV

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.

These days appearing in a reality television show is as likely to garner as much celebrity as actually landing a role on a scripted show. Forget honing one’s craft or mastering method acting, the ladies in this edition of Bold Face are unapologetically themselves…

Khloe Kardashian Odom has been made famous by her, and her family’s, numerous E! reality TV shows. From Keeping Up with the Kardashians to Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami to Khloe & Lamar, the youngest of the Kardashian sisters keeps fans entertained thanks to her outspoken personality. She was the first Kardashian to get married and her wedding to LA Laker Lamar Odom two years ago was a television event. Tune in to E! on Sunday, Oct. 9 and Monday Oct 10 for another Kardashian wedding, this time for sister Kim and NY Knick Kris Humphries’ nuptials. Here Khloe wears the Michael Kors Darrington sunglass from Marchon

Heidi Klum has been a reality television staple for several seasons. In December 2004, Klum became the host, judge and executive producer of the Bravo reality show Project Runway, which is still running albeit now on Lifetime. She is also the host, judge and co-producer of Germany's Next Topmodel. Granted Klum was famous before reality television but it seems she is super comfortable with the medium, in addition to Project Runway and GNTM, she has appeared on the CBS television special I Get That a Lot and is developing a reality series with her husband, Seal, on Lifetime entitled Love's Divine after one of his songs. Perennially busy, she still has time for her kids, as seen here in L.A. with her youngest wearing the CR14289 (a.k.a. Vision XXL) from Christian Roth

Say what you will about MTV’s show the Jersey Shore but there is no denying that the show is wildly popular. No doubt some of that popularity has to do with the petite spitfire Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. The pint size guidette is capitalizing on her reality television fame to successfully brand herself. So much so in fact that she has launched her own line of sunglasses. Here she models one of her own styles, the Poof Nation, from her Snooki by Nicole Polizzi line of sunglasses produced by NYS Collection.