Friday, August 13, 2010
It's a Party!!!
Quinceañera Heaven
Last night's episode of Project Runway was the "Unconventional Challenge"--yes, the Make-a-Dress-Out-of-the-Garbage-You-Find-in-The-Alley Challenge. But this time, it was about creating a look completely made of party store materials--save for the muslin (that's unbleached cotton for you non-fashion folk) backing.
Tim Gunn showed them the way at "Party Glitters" store and then the Quinceañera fiesta was ON!!!
Guest Judge was none other than designer Betsy Johnson and there were some good, and bad, as expected. Loved Andy South's winning design and Oh Miss Cassanova....poor thang!
Oh, and speaking of loving: Contestant A.J. Thouvenot's Look! Olivia Newton-John would be proud!
Here's the beginning of my Recap: A Quinceañera “Project Runway” Party … After One Too Many Margaritas!

What could be more fun than party dresses, a new Tim Junior in the workroom, Gretchen-hatin' and a transvestite flamenco dancer at a funeral? Oh, and yes, call the ambulances: We have a designer down! Yep, welcome to Episode 3 of "Project Runway" Season 8.

Where's the Party? The day begins with a model elimination and Heidi announcing that Tim is throwing a party. I assume it is to celebrate that Jason "I'm a Straight Designer, Dude!" and his staples and safety pins are gone from the workroom. Nope, no such party. The 13 remaining designers meet up with Tim at the "Party Glitters" store (sounds like a drag club in Brooklyn), where he announces that this week's assignment is the "Unconventional Challenge," where they are to design an outfit using party-store supplies. He tells the designers that they should NOT use materials such as tablecloth or wrapping paper, since those are similar to actual textiles and the judges do not "likey-likey.".....

Click HERE to continue reading my mylifetime.com Recap.

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