Mychael Knight added to lineup of designers at BET's annual fashion extravaganza ‘Rip the Runway’
Mar 02,2007 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

Apparel from Brand Jordan, Apple Bottom, G-Unit Clothing, The Steve Harvey Collection, Monif C., LRG, Baby Phat and Amaya Swimwear also Featured

Television's best dressed hour returns to show what's "in" during BET's annual fashion and music fete, “Rip the Runway” at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, March 6, 2007. Hosted by R&B singers Chris Brown and Ciara, “Rip the Runway” will a mix and match urban, high-end, and swimwear against a backdrop of electrifying musical performances.

Fresh off Project Runway and primed for the BET catwalk, Mychael Knight is one of the most popular designers to recently emerge on the scene and has quickly become a household name. Other fashion lines burning up the runway this year are: the ultimate in urban sportswear, Brand Jordan; the fashion- forward women's wear line, Apple Bottom; high end swim couture Amaya Swimwear; merging hip-hop and high class fashion, Baby Phat; representing the "style of the streets," G-Unit Clothing; clothing for elite individuals who like to stand out from the crowd, The Steve Harvey Collection; bringing a "Casual Sense Of Couture" to the plus-size market, Monif C.; and "it's all fun and games until someone gets fly," LRG.

In addition to the latest in fashion, explosive musical performances will add fire to the catwalk. Soul singer Musiq Soulchild who's latest single, "Buddy" is burning up the charts; newcomer Mims whose blazing debut, "This is Why I'm Hot," has become the latest rap anthem; Alabama rapper Rich Boy, known for the hot club banger, "Throw Some D's"; and R&B singer Lloyd, who is dominating the charts with the hit single, "You," are guaranteed heat up the runway.

Viewers can also look forward to appearances by Nelly, Steve Harvey and 50 Cent as their clothing lines blaze the runway. See what happens when street meets chic in this year's sizzling premiere of “Rip the Runway” airing Wednesday, March 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on BET.