"Ya'll, I'm saving the show with my personality. Fir reals."
THE CHALLENGE: Create an age-appropriate outfit for a little girl and a corresponding outfit for her mother.
"Why must EVERYTHING be a contest?"
This week's guest judge is Tory Burch. And she is a smug, stuck-up bitch supreme with nothing of any interest to say. We'll get to her complete personality defect-assery in a few... But first, the runway!
Awwww. Love the yellow and the SMILE on the little girl! She's so happy! (I was so delighted that the kids got to do the runway... what a dream come true for a little girl! And a new old biddy...) I don't love the midrift on the "mom" model. (Of course, I stopped showing my midrift years ago... sigh...) Either way, a cute combo and perhaps the new Morton Salt ad?
I wish the "foreign contaminant robot" from Wall-E would follow this chick...
What a waste of salt! (TWSS)
Next up... BEN:
Ben's child model cracked me up because she was so timid and shy. When she get to the end of the runway she just did a little hip wiggle. It was so adorable that I clapped (which greatly alarmed the dogs on the couch with me).
Ben's look is truly a lovely and safe design. I feel like they are well made but the nothing mind blowing is happening here. I feel like you can find these looks in stores already. Safe, agreed!
WOW - this is a great look for the model, Holly. And she's finally styled correctly so that she looks feminine and soft instead of aggressively mannish. Love the little girl's dress with the pockets!! (OMG, I love pockets!) Do you know how many tissues I would have left in the pockets if I had that dress as a child? TONS! And they all would have gone through the wash and made my mom crazy. (I was an awesome kid...)
I actually would want to try on the "mom's" dress. I really love how tailored it is... although I'm not sure the pink would play to well on me since I'm over 25-years-old (by several years).
Ummmm. Meh? I don't like that the "mom's" outfit is separates as it has that slight separation where you can see her stomach and that makes the outfit look sloppy. The little girl's dress is cute - very vacation dinner looking, as if they are in Hawaii or somewhere tropical. But I agree that this look belongs in the safe category.
Hate the kid's outfit, love the "mom's." The kid's outfit to me is a bit trite in that "kid's love colors!" sort of way. It's just too busy for me. I would have rather seen a solid legging in a complimentary color than the polka dots. I love the "mom's" jacket and I find it interesting that her leggings are cut on a bias at the bottom. I'd love to try them on and see how they look! Again, agree that this look is safe.
VERY fashion forward. I want the kid's outfit for myself. I love the cut of the shirt w/ the jeans. The "mom's" shirt would just make me look lumpier than I already am. To me, that is truly a shirt that can only be worn by a tall and slender gal. (Same with the pants... they seem quite unforgiving and what I call "Spanx Pants" because OMG, I'll need to be sucked in to make these work.)
The judges love how chic this looks are... I agree! But, I think the mom's look just isn't as functional as the kid's outfit is. But that's just me...
HMMMMMMMMM. I go back and forth on these looks. Let me start with what I love. THAT JACKET. If I were a kid (or adult) I'd wear the crap outta that jacket. I like the dress, but the OCD in me wants to yank it down to make it symmetrical (which its not on purpose as part of the design risk).
The mom's dress.... Um....... I'll say it, it doesn't look very substantial at all. It looks very flimsy, especially around the neckline. BUT I do like the design of it and wonder if I might look like I have a waist if I wore it.
I do love the color scheme of these looks. They are appropriate for both ages. Jesse said he was inspired by Madeline, from the children's books:
"Help! I have 4 fingers on my right hand but only 2 on my left!
WINNER OF THIS CHALLENGE... SETH AARON!
Holy moly. I want both looks. BOTH! RIGHT NOW!
The hoodie on the child is adorsables and the jacket on the "mom" is to die for. DIE. FOR. This outfit makes me want to adopt a child for the day so we can be matchies. Squeee!
Seth Aaron has immunity for next week. Excellent job!!
Oh dear. The kid's dress is on track until he added the napkin down the front and Kors summed it up correctly when he said that the "mom" looks like she got caught up in a tornado of toilet paper. Nailed it!
I do have to applaud Jonathan though for pushing the envelope and taking a risk. I can see where he was headed, it just didn't make it. The kid's dress and the form of the mom's are both great. It's just the "napkin/toilet paper" aspect that comes in and ruins the whole thing. The kid also mentions the bolero jacket she's wearing is cutting into her armpit a bit. Okay, that's bad. I think he could have just forgone the jacket and the look would have been just fine. OR, skip the toilet paper on the mom's dress and give HER the bolero jacket. Yes?
I have to say, these are not my favorite outfits but LOOK HOW HAPPY the child and model look in them! For me, that saves the outfit completely. The bitchy guest judge doesn't think the colors match (!!!???) and everyone thinks the pants are a bit "clownish." (Tim Gunn warned Amy of that... but encouraged her to go with the risk.) If this was a skirt instead of pants, I think this look would have rocked. I like the colors together. I also LOVE the sweater on the kid's outfit. And I like the twist on the leggings. I do agree though that the child's outfit is fussed over too much and has too many components.
Here's where I think Tory Burch can just go suck an egg. She says in the snottiest way that the colors on these outfits don't match? OH yeah, Tory? But yet you sell this ugly bullshit on your site for hundreds of dollars?
HOLY THROW UP BAGS. This is the hottest mess of fugly I've seen in a long time. WHAT IS THIS? HOW DARE you yell at Amy. I'd wear her outfit over this ugliness any day. Also, Tory, this purse is NOT worth several hundred dollars:
This looks like birth control pills, right???
So suck it Tory Burch. You're a hypocrite. BOOOO!
And auf'd this week... JANEANE:
I knew she was going home from the start of the show as she got the "loser" soundbite slot and the "I miss my family, good thing I lose this week so I can see them soon" phone call. Ugh.
The judges think these outfits look like cheap discount mall outfits. HEY! My wardrobe resembles that remark! I think the ideas are good but Janeane isn't good enough to make these designs pop and stand out. I like her color scheme actually the top on the "mom" isn't bad. I think the kid's outft is very kid appropriate. But I do agree with the fact that she had $50 to spend on it and it looks like a $15 outfit. That aspect is where this outfit does indeed really fall short.
NEXT WEEK THEY GO TO A HARDWARE STORE!!! HAPPY FISTS!
We'll see who ends up like this... hehehehehhhhh.
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