Need a distraction from reality? Reality TV shows have got you covered. Whether it’s packing for Le Bal or accidentally wearing a Louis Vuitton pink sapphire and diamond necklace, this list of shows depicts the lifestyle of the rich and famous in a way that makes us want to sit down with a tub of extra buttery popcorn.
Bling Empire: A creation of
Ryan Seacrest Productions house, the makers of the popular show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’, this Netflix original released in January, is a mix between Crazy Rich Asians and Keeping up with the Kardashians. With a star cast of Los Angeles’ uber-rich Asian and Asian Americans, expect scandals, extravagant parties, and, of course, eye-popping bling. Heiresses, socialites, actors and a claw machine with Gucci bags at a one-year-old’s birthday party form the crown jewel in this Empire of Bling.
Selling Sunset: 3 seasons of dramatically posh mansions, real estate politics, and gossip-worthy relationship drama? Sign us up! Selling Sunset revolves around the agents at the Oppenheim Group’s LA real estate brokerage firm who sell high-end residential properties to the impossibly wealthy. Model-esque fashionable brokers make up the cast of this easy on the eyes reality TV show.
The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives: A Netflix original that took the Indian entertainment industry by storm. The cast of Bollywood wives is four socialite best friends living the high life, but also experiencing their own ups and downs. With their drool-worthy outfits, trips to Paris and Doha, Bollywood celeb guest appearances, what can go wrong?
Keeping up with the Kardashians: This show needs no introduction. Running for 20 seasons and featuring a cast of now pop culture icons, KUWTK is a reality show staple. Love it or hate it, you can’t escape it. Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kylie, and Kim, and momager Kris Jenner live their luxurious life, one that you just have to keep up with!
Styling Hollywood: This 2019 reality TV show features Jason Bolden and Adair Curtis — married business partners who have their own fashion and interior design studio. The show gives us a glimpse into their soap opera-style home life, as well as the red carpet during award season. Watch celebrity stylist Bolden dresses Taraji P Henson, Ava DuVernay in stylish creations for the Vanity Fair Oscars party!
Real Housewives: A household name in its own right, the franchise of The Real Housewives, first premiered with its Orange County edition in 2006. The series documents the lavish lives of these women as they juggle their social and personal lives, leading to a whole lot of feuds and friendships. All this is set against the backdrop of high society themed parties, and swanky holidays.