Welcome back, Project Runway fans. Last week, we talked All Stars, faux widow’s peaks, and drugstore Halloween costumes. This week? Things get serious.
Here’s what you need to know:
Two designers leave.
Crazy stuff. Tim announces that Andrea (the only designer who remembers life before Internet) slipped out in the middle of the night. Apparently, she left no note – but Tim and the team assume she’s probably alive.
When the designers get back to the workroom, cartoons-are-real-life Kooan interrupts the Andrea-fueled, tear-heavy gossip to deliver his own exit speech, “I know I’m like a funky and little nerd person, and I thought about it for three days, and I think I should go.”
Frankly, I think it’s the end of an era.
One designer comes back.
Faux widow’s peak – Raul. And Ven is not happy about it. I can’t say I am either.
For Buffi, tacky doesn’t cut it.
Goodness, I love her accent. But bright pink chiffon over zebra print? I had flashbacks to past-life shopping experiences at Wet Seal. I know you pride yourself in tacky, but did you really think that would satisfy the challenge – to create a day-to-night look for a woman on the go? I think guest judge, Hayden Panettiere, put it best: “I look at her outfit and I go… woah.”
Here’s to hoping more designers don’t crack under the pressure next week. Until then, auf wiedersehen.
By Joanna Berliner, Editor
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