Wanna buy what the 'Real Housewives of New York City' are selling?.
Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 5:21 PM
Eccles/BravoWho wants to buy some "Real" stuff?! The "Real Housewives of New York City" returns for a second season Tuesday - and the hit reality show's stars have puh-lenty of their own specialty products for fans to purchase. How much does it cost to keep up with the housewives? Find out, below. Bethenny Frankel Arguably the busiest housewife, Bethenny Frankel has a lot of projects cooking. The natural food chef is gearing up to release her first book, "Naturally Thin: Unleash your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting," in March. The tome, chock full of healthy tips and recipes, is currently available on pre-order at Amazon.com for $10.88. Frankel is also penningÂ "Naturally Thin: Recipes to be a Skinnygirl for Life," "Skinnygirl's Guide to Cocktails" and "Skinnygirl's Guide to Entertaining." The reality starÂ still works as a personal chef, but her fee varies per gig, starting at $10,000. Visit BethennyBakes.com for more information. Frankel also just launched "Catering by Bethenny" and plans to release a line of Skinnygirl Cocktails nationwide in May with her signature drink, the "Skinnygirl Margarita" Can't wait to get a lil' Frankel? The brunette's muffins can be ordered from her Web site at $34.98 for a pack of six. Ramona Singer Bubbly blonde Ramona Singer offers up a slew of goodies - and they're not cheap. The housewife's green algae-based Tru Renewal skincare line offers up items ranging in price from $27 (for a six ounce bottle of cleanser) to $160 (for a one ounce bottle of anti-aging product). Singer also hawks a True Faith jewelry line, offering up religious baubles for all price ranges, and Truth Faith jeweled cotton/lyrca T-shirts for $49.95. Jill Zarin Outspoken "Housewives" star Jill Zarin still works as the director of marketing at Zarin Fabrics in the Lower East Side. The discount designer fabric store, chaired by Zarin's husband, Bobby, offers their wares for $14.99 to $49.99 and up per yard. Zarin's "Team Jill" T-shirts are also sold on the store's Web site for $44.95. LuAnn de Lesseps Countess LuAnn de Lesseps plans to release an etiquette book, "Class with the Countess: How to Live with Elegance and Flair," in April. "Class" is currently available for $16.32 on pre-order at Amazon.com. Kelli Killoren Bensimon Newest housewife Kelli Killoren Bensimon has three books up for grabs: "In The Spirit of the Hamptons" ($26.40), "American Style" ($38.00) and "The Bikini Book" ($34.95). Bensimon also sells a line of upscale jewelry and sweaters at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Alex McCord Mother of two Alex McCord tells the DailyÂ News that she has co-written a book on urban parenting with her husband, Simon van Kempen. The couple are aiming to have "The Urban Parent: Tales from a Real House in New York City" on shelves by the end of 2009.
The "Real Housewives of New York City" have plenty of goods for sale.