A smart but unattractive woman tries to find her beauty while working at a fashion magazine. The show ran for four seasons and aired a total of 85 episodes. Salma Hayek was one of the executive producers.
The show launched a web-based spin-off called Mode After Hours. The series won two Emmy Awards during its run in the categories of Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for star America Ferrera.