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Project Runway S10, E4: On the Move, In the Groove

Project Runway S10, E4: On the Move, In the Groove

  Our designers gather at the Michael Kors store and learn they are designing for the jetsetting, modern woman who needs to get off a plane, take a meeting, and hit a cocktail party. Or, as my mom likes to say to my kids as they head out to school, lessons, play dates, or activities, “On the move, in the groove!” Hey, sounds like BlogHer! Most days I work in my PJ’s but one weekend a year, … Read entire article »

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Project Runway s10 e3: Red-Carpet Runner-Ups

Project Runway s10 e3: Red-Carpet Runner-Ups

Like last week, I agree with the auf and didn’t have a real issue with the winner but felt like the middle contestants are more interesting and worthy of discussion. Exhibit A: Dmitry Sholokhov and Melissa Fleis for April Johnston If ever there was a perfect match-up, it was this trio. Their sensibilities meld almost perfectly. Amazingly, the resulting garment had nary a thread of black (aside from the accessories). Space princess may not be my aesthetic but … Read entire article »

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Project Runway S10 Ep3 – Red Carpet Challenge: The Spirits of Project Runway Past

Project Runway S10 Ep3 – Red Carpet Challenge: The Spirits of Project Runway Past

Like a Charles Dickens story, the spirits of past seasons have returned–whether it is to haunt or to help current Project Runway contestants, we’ll just have to see. The contestants are informed that they will have to create a red carpet look…for the Emmies (with you so far, Mr. Gunn)…inspired by… …a color of Lexus? *needle scratch* HUH? Awkward sponsor product-placement taken care of, let’s meet your clients. They are the gorgeous ladies of Project Runway past! Kenley! Kenley … Read entire article »

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Project Runway Season 10, Episode 2 – Red Hots and Sour Patch Kids (The Middle)

Project Runway Season 10, Episode 2 – Red Hots and Sour Patch Kids (The Middle)

I already looked at the top and bottom three Project Runway designers from this week’s “unconventional materials” challenge at Dylan’s Candy Bar. Here’s a quick rundown of the rest of the not-so-sweet entries (although a few of these are quite good):   There is some discussion online that Dmitry, the emo Bond villain, should have made the top three and perhaps even won the whole thing. There is no doubt that his model looks great in this … Read entire article »

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Project Runway Season 10: Episode 2 – Annie Get Your Glue Gun

Project Runway Season 10: Episode 2 – Annie Get Your Glue Gun

Well, it is the famous “unconventional materials” challenge on Project Runway Season 10. Or, as it has been come to be known lately, the “Glue Junk On” challenge. I kid. I kid because I love. The remaining 15 head off to Dylan’s Candy Bar which, O-M-Gee you just have to see to believe! I have to admit, though, that after my initial squeal of delight, I thought: “They are just going to hot-glue the candy on like … Read entire article »

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Project Runway Season 10 Episode 1 Recap: Granny Fabrics and Snuggies

Project Runway Season 10 Episode 1 Recap: Granny Fabrics and Snuggies

So, can I just say, “wow”? Wasn’t the premier of Season 10 of Project Runway a whole lot of fun? I mean, yes, I am a rabid fangurl who writes for a subsite owned by the host television network but STILL. After 10 seasons (plus All Stars), I am capable of seeing the show objectively in its ups and downs and occasionally uneven glory. And this was GOOD TV and FUN FASHION, no? So, in this episode, … Read entire article »

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I’m heading to the Project Runway 10th Anniversary Celebration!

I’m heading to the Project Runway 10th Anniversary Celebration!

After watching 9 seasons of Project Runway (plus the All Star Season!), when I received an invitation to rub elbows with the PR elite my first reaction was…sheer terror. I mean, it is easy to be an arm-chair stylist and critique outfits as the models walk down the runway–but it is another thing entirely to imagine Tim and Heidi’s reaction to whatever ensemble I put together. They look…skeptical…maybe even a bit disappointed, don’t they? Okay, so maybe my … Read entire article »

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Project Runway All Stars 2012 – Episode 1

Project Runway All Stars 2012 – Episode 1

Whew! That was a relief, wasn’t it? I was beginning to feel like a crazy old fogey. In MY day, Project Runway contestants had talent AND drama AND vision. Austin could cut a gorgeous dress and then walk the runway in it. Backwards. And in HEELS. Okay, maybe that was Ginger Rogers but still…I’m right, aren’t I? That last crop was a bit lacking, a few decent pieces not withstanding. Like a bunch of wacky old friends who … Read entire article »

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Project Runway Final Elimination: An Interview with the Auf’d Designer

Project Runway Final Elimination: An Interview with the Auf’d Designer

One of my e-mail readers has requested no spoilers in my Project Runway post titles so here is your warning: this is an interview with the auf’d designer from last night’s final elimination before New York Fashion Week. The challenge was to design a three-piece mini-collection inspired by the large scale metal sculptures of Mark di Suvero, on display at Governor’s Island. Bye, Bye, Barbie – An Interview with Project Runway’s Laura Kathleen I didn’t think I … Read entire article »

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Project Runway S9 E5: Off the Track or “The Klum of Doom”

Project Runway S9 E5: Off the Track or “The Klum of Doom”

Oh, dear. Another team challenge. Once again, Heidi, love that Teutonic goddess, is flogging her New Balance line. The first twist is that they have to run for the leadership positions.  Everyone runs really fast because no one wants to be paired with Bert. I bet when they signed the releases, the designers weren’t counting on this. Before anyone’s New Balance sneakers hit the ground, Cecelia has a chat with Tim.  She wants to go home. Heidi pulls her … Read entire article »

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