Shelly and DivaStyle persuade a celebrity client, BROOKE BURKE (herself - "Wild On. . ."), to wear their creation to a televised red carpet awards show, but the advertising opportunity turns into a publicity nightmare when the fashion commentator, ROBERT VERDI (himself - "Surprise by Design"), makes negative remarks about the dress. Meanwhile, J.T.'s taskmaster mom, Frances (recurring guest star DAPHNE MAXWELL REID - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"), visits. . . and Nick regrets his decision to take piano lessons from her.