Did anyone else think last week’s Project Runway had like, a lot of themes? It was the Mary Kay Challenge, meaning the winner gets $5000 care of Mary Kay Cosmetics. The challenge was to update a classic garment (think: the wrap dress, the pencil skirt) by adding your own twist. Also, the designers were to use the New York City skyline as inspiration. See what I mean? There are a lot of things.
Anyway, I can’t help but find this a very daunting task. The designers take their very first trip to Mood after sketching to pick out fabrics. They only get one day for this challenge as well. In that one-day, they fit in some model fittings and hair and make-up consultations. At the end of it all, here’s what they put on the runway: (more…)