Style

Runway Recap: Signs, Signs, Everywhere There’s Signs

September 12, 2008 by Bryn
shefinds | Style

Here's the latest Runway review from SheFinds reader Kate:

The designers were tapped to create an avant-garde ensemble based upon the zodiac signs and were forced to team with designers who were ‘auf viderseigned’ earlier this season. Usually team challenges prove spicy with the usual personality clashes, and this episode had its share of fireworks.

What’s going to be exciting in coming episodes will be the future clash between Kenley and pretty much every other designer on the show. She’s a crying Jeffrey in Bettie Page drag. We’re taking bets now for a showdown between Kenley and LeAnn. Who will come out on top in that cat fight?  Stay tuned!

As usual, in the midst of design and production – there’s a wrinkle! In the middle of the frenzy of creating the garment, Tim arrives and tells the designers that they will be swept away to the Museum of Natural History to meet up with Heidi and PR alumns who will judge the garments. And then the big bomb is dropped —  not only will there be no more “immunity’ granted, but TWO designers will be “aufed” this episode.    

So enough with the back story – on with the show!

And the winner is…

Jerrell! He worked with Jennifer and his design of Sagittarius was fabulous. We loved the mixed mediums of tweed and the feathers, and thought the long pencil skirt was just divine.

The losers?
imageimage
BLAYNE. We thought his outfit for Libra belonged on a float at Carnival. When Michael Kors talks about human excrement to describe your design (“your model is pooping fabric!”), you might as well just walk off the runway right then and there.  

The other loser was Terri. Her original design for Leo had a fur wrap and she was smart enough to drop it before the runway, but, alas, it wasn’t enough to save this dress, which looked like something She-Ra would wear before going to slay Skeletor.
  
image
Kenley’s design for Aquarius looked like something out of Alice and Wonderland.  All of us think her days on the runway are numbered, as she got pretty cocky and argued with Nina during judging.  Honey, don’t mess with Nina.

image
Korto’s design for Aquarius was – in this judges opinion – quite lovely. I wouldn’t wear it, but can definitely appreciate the construction and how it draped and flowed on the runway. It wasn’t a winner, but definitely not a loser.
image
Leann’s depiction of Scorpio was not our cup of tea, as we’ll go on record as saying we strongly disagree with the judges and Tim who just “oohed” and “ahhed” over her hooded asymmetric dress. It looks like something a couture vampire would wear.  

image

We absolutely loved Joe’s design for Aries. The mixture of colors and textures is fantastic.     

image
Finally, there is Suede. Third person speaking Suede – the Bob Dole of Project Runway. His depiction of Libra was an epic disaster, and although he was on the chopping block, he didn’t get the final cut. Harem pants?  Enough said.

So stay tuned for next week! We’re now down to six. Make it work! And catch up on our reviews of past episodes.

Author:

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

beauty

The Best Fashion & Beauty Launches You Need To Know About NOW!

The latest from SoulCycle, Kerastase, MAC, more.

Fashion

Every Woman Should Own This $29 Wrap Top--It Makes Your Waist Look Amazing

It's pretty common knowledge that wrap dresses are universally ...

Fashion

The Perfect Rain Jacket Just Went On Sale--Get It Before The Spring Showers Hit

While the weather is definitely getting warmer, let's remember ...

Fashion

I Finally Tried The Chunky Sneaker Trend And I'm Obsessed With This Pair

For a long time, I really couldn't decide how ...

Fashion

Watch! Chico's Made A White Shirt That Repels Red Wine

If you're a red wine lover, then chances are ...

Fashion

This Is The Perfect Lightweight Sweater To Wear In Between Seasons

I love chunky sweaters and cozy turtlenecks, but enough is ...

Fashion

Psst! The Best J. Crew Bra Is On Sale For Just $33 For A Limited Time Only

If you're not updating your lingerie collection on a ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS