The BEST Episodes of Lipstick Jungle

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: NBC

Lipstick Jungle is a dramedy that follows the professional and personal lives of three best friends, all of whom are top professionals in their respective careers. Victory Ford (Price) is a fashion designer, Nico Reilly (Raver) is the editor-in-chief of Bonfire Magazine, and Wendy Healy (Shields) is the former president of Parador Pictures and is now producing independently. These three powerful women are always there to support one another and navigate the crazy, romantic, and sometimes scary world that is New York City.

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Chapter Nineteen: Lovers' Leaps

#1 - Chapter Nineteen: Lovers' Leaps

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 2, 2009

Victory is planning to propose to Joe; Shane's thoughts of going on tour with Natasha Bedingfield, has Wendy upset; and problems at work have Nico and Griffin bonding.

star 7.80
231 votes

#2 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 7, 2008

Three longtime friends - Victory, Nico, and Wendy - are challenged with keeping up with complicated business and personal lives. For Wendy, being a big shot film executive, a wife and a mother proves to be a heavy daily juggle. Victory, meanwhile, is struggling to revive her once top notch fashion career. Finally, Nico must deal with serious marriage issues besides a stressful working life. For these three powerful women, the road to success in all aspects of their lives can be quite bumpy. Luckily, they have each other for support along the ride.

star 7.65
266 votes
Directors: Gary Winick
Writers: DeAnn Heline, Eileen Heisler, Jill Gordon
Chapter Eighteen: Indecent Exposure

#3 - Chapter Eighteen: Indecent Exposure

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 12, 2008

Wendy and Shane don't see eye to eye when Josie offers Shane the chance to tour with Natasha Bedingfield. Victory must decide whether or not to shed her clothes for a new campaign. Nico is undergoing fertility treatments and it's wreaking havoc in her life

star 7.62
234 votes
Chapter Twenty: La Vie En Pose

#4 - Chapter Twenty: La Vie En Pose

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 9, 2009

Wendy makes a bid on a great new project while dealing with a headstrong Maddie while Shane is out of town. Nico lands a guest spot on the The Today Show only to have it wreak havoc on her personal life. Meanwhile, Victory tries to get her parents and Joe to get along.

star 7.38
122 votes
Chapter Fifteen: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prada

#5 - Chapter Fifteen: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prada

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 2008

Wendy feels betrayed when she walks in on Nico having lunch with Griffin; Nico and Wendy decide to take Victory on a weekend getaway.

star 7.36
233 votes
Chapter Six: Take the High Road

#6 - Chapter Six: Take the High Road

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 13, 2008

Nico and Wendy go on a business trip to Scotland; Victory grows suspicious of her newfound investor.

star 7.34
185 votes
Writers: Lisa Melamed
Chapter Fourteen: Let the Games Begin

#7 - Chapter Fourteen: Let the Games Begin

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2008

Nico is introduced to Kirby's mother. Victory's latest project calls for input from Joe, who has been avoiding her. Wendy's jealousy is tweaked when Shane signs on with a new manager.

star 7.30
235 votes
Chapter Three: Pink Poison

#8 - Chapter Three: Pink Poison

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 21, 2008

Wendy's rival, Janice Lasher, makes Wendy looks bad as a mother when she is preparing to release her new book. Wendy tries to proves the claims incorrect by bringing her daughter to a "Women in Media" luncheon. On the other hand, Nico tries to slow down on her affair with Kirby. Victory introduces Mr. Joe Bennett to Wendy and Nico, which leads to a major change in which direction the relationship will go.

star 7.14
240 votes
Directors: Gary Winick
Writers: DeAnn Heline, Eileen Heisler, Jill Gordon
Chapter Four: Bombay Highway

#9 - Chapter Four: Bombay Highway

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 28, 2008

Wendy has her eyes on a film in India which she feels great about, but the film doesn't seem to be a money making scheme. Wendy, however, throws a premiere party and gives Victory an opportunity to design for a star actress. Meanwhile, Nico tells Victory and Wendy about her affair with Kirby.

star 7.13
186 votes
Writers: Rob Bragin
Chapter Thirteen: The Lyin', the Bitch and the Wardrobe

#10 - Chapter Thirteen: The Lyin', the Bitch and the Wardrobe

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 2008

Victory is worried about the opening of her flagship store and also about Dahlia's spending to where the budget is over spent. While Victory deals with the opening and a fashion show, Joe evaluates his relationship with Victory and makes a life-changing decision. Meanwhile, Wendy returns to pitch a new project at Parador Pictures but it's soon squashed by a young VP and puts a damper on her homecoming.Later, Nico happens to run into her dead husband's mistress and baby, but instead of avoiding them she approaches them and the baby Charlie instantly likes her, much to her surprise.

star 7.12
286 votes
Chapter Ten: Let It Be

#11 - Chapter Ten: Let It Be

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 2008

Nico has a lot on her mind as she butts heads with the new CEO Griffin Bell and Kirby complicates matter when he insists on taking their relationship out in public. Meanwhile, things are heating up quickly for Victory and her new contractor Rodrigo, but problems arise when Joe constantly interrupts her new relationship. Later, Victory gets a surprise when Rodrigo shares that he has another woman in his life. Elsewhere, Wendy is consumed by her new John Lennon project, which begins to affect her personal and professional life.

star 7.04
206 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Chapter Sixteen: Thanksgiving

#12 - Chapter Sixteen: Thanksgiving

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 21, 2008

Wendy rushes to plan and prepare a big Thanksgiving dinner using local ingredients; a last minute request from Megan complicates Nico and Kirby's perfect Thanksgiving; Victory is asked to design a wedding dress in two days.

star 7.04
234 votes
Chapter Nine: Help!

#13 - Chapter Nine: Help!

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2008

Carlos Ponce Nico tries to adjust to her new life as a widow, but the appearance of Megan – her husband’s former student and secret lover -- only makes the road rockier. Victory, on the other hand, begins renovations on her new store and meets a handsome contractor named Rodrigo, who piques her interest. Wendy is caught in a predicament when she learns her latest film is in jeopardy after its star, who is also her friend, trusts her with a secret. She wonders: should she protect her film and studio or stand by her friend who needs her support?

star 7.03
288 votes
Directors: Don Scardino
Chapter Seventeen: Bye, Bye Baby

#14 - Chapter Seventeen: Bye, Bye Baby

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 5, 2008

Nico and Kirby try to adjust their lives with baby Charlie in the picture and they realize that their relationship is now at a crossroads. Victory tries to land a new multi-million dollar account. Wendy is running into difficulties in getting her new project off the ground.

star 7.03
205 votes
Chapter Seven: Carpe Threesome

#15 - Chapter Seven: Carpe Threesome

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 20, 2008

Wendy deals with a difficult scriptwriter. Nico faces a harsh reality when she learns that Charles has had a heart attack. Victory gets used to the idea of Joe being her boss instead of her boyfriend.

star 7.03
208 votes
Writers: Dan Bucatinsky, Lisa Alden
Chapter Twelve: Scary, Scary Night!

#16 - Chapter Twelve: Scary, Scary Night!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2008

Victory dreams that Joe breaks his neck during a blizzard. Worried about the meaning of the dream, she calls Joe only to find out he's preparing to climb the Matterhorn. Nico makes expensive plans for Christmas with Kirby, but he insists on paying his own way. Meanwhile, Wendy worries that she is becoming a needy housewife.

star 7.02
287 votes
Chapter Two: Nothing Sacred

#17 - Chapter Two: Nothing Sacred

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2008

Wendy enjoys the success of her company's most recent movie, but only for now. Wendy finds out that her nemesis, Janice Lashera promoted a novel for publication, defacing her as an empowered businesswoman and, even worse in her eyes, a bad mother. Elsewhere, Nico's relationship with Kirby heat's up, and instills Nico with this liberating mentality to shake things up around the office. Meanwhile, Victory has a problem with the downsizing of her company to just one employee, herself. However, she is very intrigued by her new man, Joe Bennett, who turns out to be a very different person than the one she though.

star 6.98
131 votes
Directors: Gary Winick
Writers: DeAnn Heline, Eileen Heisler, Jill Gordon
Chapter Eleven: The F-Word

#18 - Chapter Eleven: The F-Word

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2008

Victory and Rodrigo continue to get closer as he asks her to meet his daughter. However, things do not go as planned. Nico decides she is ready to go out with Kirby in public and takes him to a ritzy charity event. After being fired, Wendy turns her focus to her home life.

star 6.92
288 votes
Chapter Five: Dressed To Kill

#19 - Chapter Five: Dressed To Kill

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 6, 2008

Victory discovers that someone has stolen her designs and learns a trusted, former employee has betrayed her. Wendy, unwittingly, uses her position to rejuvenate her husband's music career by getting him a job composing for one of her movies. Nico continues her affair with Kirby but she's finding it hard to follow her own rules for the relationship and must battle her own jealousy.

star 6.76
184 votes
Writers: Amanda Lasher
Chapter Eight: Pandora's Box

#20 - Chapter Eight: Pandora's Box

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2008

Nico is haunted by her infidelity when Charles gives her a photograph that Kirby took of her during their affair. Overcome with guilt, she debates whether she should tell Charles the truth and decides to go to extreme measures to save her marriage. Wendy decides to cut back on her hours at the office and spend more time at home after she finds her under-age daughter, Maddie, at a bar. Her transition into domestic life is not an easy one especially when her opinionated mother unexpectedly comes to the city for a visit. Victory finds it difficult to avoid Joe who is desperate to get her back. Trying to move on from their personal relationship, she hires a publicist Dahlia Morales to help brand her business and find a retail space.

star 6.67
202 votes