Rachel Lindsay Looks Stunning in First Official 'Bachelorette' Promo Image

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Redefining red hot! With the new season of The Bachelorette set to premiere next month, this season's star Rachel Lindsay is gearing up and pruning her rose garden. The stunning lawyer who quickly caught Nick Viall’s eye during this past season of The Bachelor is ready to find a true love of her own. On Tuesday, the hit ABC show shared the first official promo photo of Rachel as the Bachelorette. WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Expects to See 'Wider Pool of African-American Men' on Her Season In the shot, she’s wearing a bright red Randi Rahm gown with a cutout back and matching rose petals coming off the back.
The show started taping in early March and at the time, show creator Mike Fleiss shared some behind-the-scenes photos on Twitter. He also declared, “I think @TheRachLindsay will be one of the Top 3 Bachelorettes of all time. She is wonderful!!! #TheBachelorette.” Rachel dished to ET about her hopes for her suitors.
WATCH: See Rachel Lindsay as The Bachelorette During First Taping: Plus, Here Are Some of Her Suitors On Set! "I obviously expect to see a wider pool of African-American men just because that's me, but what I'm excited about is I'm hoping that my cast reflects what America looks like," she told ET’s Lauren Zima in late February. ET's Nichelle Turner caught up with former Bachelor contestant Corinne Olympios at the Unforgettable premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday where she gushed about Rachel. "I love her," she said of her pal. "She's one of my really good friends. I'm so happy she's the Bachelorette. I think she's going to find the most amazing fiance, soon-to-be husband ever. So excited for her."  As for what makes Rachel "perfect" for the ABC reality show, Corinne told us: "She's funny, she's classy, she knows when and where, she's amazing."  For more on the upcoming season, watch the clip below!