And even though her best friend from high school, Roxy Olin, is moving to New York to be by her side, her nemesis and former coworker, Olivia Palermo, will still be in the picture as they cross paths in the cutthroat fashion world.
Offcamera, Whitney has already proven that she has book smarts—she graduated with a degree in gender studies from the University of Southern California (after trying out communications, business, and fine arts first), and that she's talented—this month marks the one-year anniversary of her clothing line, Whitney Eve, which she is wearing in these photos.
Port's now taking that expertise to the world of flowers!
After her own beyond-stylish 2015 wedding (we'll never forget that high-low wedding dress!
), we can definitely say the MTV alum is an expert when it comes to throwing a sophisticated event.
When she starred on MTV's hit series The Hills, she was the only friend of Lauren Conrad who never caused any phony drama, and who wasn't afraid to give Lauren tough love.
It was Whitney who told her to take the summer internship in Paris instead of hanging out with her loser boyfriend, Jason; who said she was better off without Heidi in her life; who convinced Lauren that if you don't feel "the spark" with a guy you are dating, you should just move on.
Resnik started the company a few years ago, but after meeting Port at an event this summer and hitting it off, she saw an opportunity for them to partner and bring the company to a whole new level.
"It happened very organically," said Port, and the timing was right, since she stopped doing her clothing line, Whitney Eve, last spring.
She is quitting her job at Diane von Furstenberg and starting at the public relations firm People's Revolution under the critical eye of Kelly Cutrone, who will also mentor Whitney as she builds her own fashion line.
She is getting over her flaky musician ex, Jay, and has started dating like crazy.
But I like to think that people will keep taking me seriously because I've shown that my head is still screwed on straight, I am motivated, and I do have a serious job.17: Did Lauren give you any advice? WP: I'm not designing clothes because I am on a reality show.
I wanted to be a designer before this all happened.
I really want people to see me as a fashion designer first because it is what I've always wanted to do.17: Being on TV has affected The Hills girls a lot. I think it's hard to have a camera in your face every day. WP: I don't ever do anything based on what the producers think is going to be a good finale; it's not how I live my life.