Project Runway - Season 12 - Our "Guilty Pleasure" Returns

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  1. my little pony

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    im now sure how miranda survives, assuming she does
    the top of braden's is very softer side of sears
    i think alexandria's material looks cheap
  2. Tesla

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    I think Alexandria's outfit looks cheap. Detest those shoes. They probably keep Miranda for the drama potential.
  3. my little pony

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    how is this a shocking elimination?
  4. Tesla

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    I know, right? That's why I thought Bradon or Jeremy was going home. Thank God I was wrong.
  5. Moto Guzzi

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    Because it didn't happen sooner?
  6. Allen

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    Helen's look was very Belle du Jour to me and I loved it.

    I just want Ken to go, other than that, I kind of like this group of designers.
  7. PRlady

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    Alexandria is mildly overrated as far as I'm concerned but not enough to rant about. Karen has no taste at all and should go even before Ken, who has technical skills. Mr. Posen is pretty full of himself, isn't he?

    (I thought Miranda should have been auffed several auffings ago.)
  8. Allen

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    I liked Miranda's very first look, which didn't fit the challenge rules, but everything else has been dreadful, boring, or both.

    Alexandria has had some very good looks and some that were just okay. Tonight was an example of a just okay look to me.

    Karen, or Joan Cusack as I call her, is very boring but I didn't hate tonight's look, it was just kind of there for me.

    I was expecting to like Zac more than I do. Michael Kors had this way of saying something totally bitchy in a way that came off as funny/harmless where Mr. Posen just seems like an a-hole when I think he probably is just trying to be clever.

    All in all, this is a better season of PR than we've seen in a long time.
  9. Nomad

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    That was definitely long overdue. She should have been auf'ed with Sustainicorn. Then we could be rid of Karen by now. Or Ken. And does anyone know why we're supposed to like Kate? I don't remember her at all from her previous season, and I haven't liked anything she's done on this one. Especially this week's effort. Those shoes would have been showcased better by a knee-length dress/skirt.
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  10. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    I'm here to say: Tim Gunn and :rollin: :dog: Swatch! Luuuuurrve.
  11. duane

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    I don't think Ken is that bad. He's just another prissy gay man, and this show has had tons of em.

    I agreed with the top 3 choices. I didn't find any of them great, but with tonight's ugh-fest, they were the top 3.

    I didn't think Miranda's look was the worst, or even bottom 3.
  12. Allen

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    I think Bradon's was clearly the worst, but with Tim Gunn's save off the table, I don't think there was any way he was getting eliminated.
  13. PRlady

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    Nah. I would actually wear Bradon's top which I thought was interesting. Of course, I'm over 50, which probably underlines the judges' critique, but hey, aren't we allowed to get dressed too? Or do we have to live in sweatpants and fuzzy slippers?

    But I agree they were not going to eliminate him, he's done way too much good work in other challenges. Jeremy's been all over the map but I actually rather liked his look this week. What are you supposed to do with boots like those but show them off with a short skirt?
  14. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Get off my lawn

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    This. I find it interesting that even Nina, who should know better, refuses to acknowledge that there are only two markets for high end clothes, the uber rich and the over 45 set. The uber rich aren't watching PR for style cues.
  15. skatesindreams

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    I'm with you.

    This is the first week that Helen showed any real ability, IMO.
    I don't share the love for Alexandria.
    The judges seem to prefer looks that are only suited to the runway; and would never be worn in "real life".
  16. my little pony

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    i dont know how a bulky sweater added to the "pretty woman" look of those boots. she was all covered up. i actually thought it was interesting how he (jeremy) made the fabric into a type of a sweater.
  17. duane

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    I thought Dom, Karen, and Kate should have been bottom three.
  18. Latte

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    I actually liked Ken's dress this week. I know, shocks me too, I also liked the Chiffon faux sweater. I think the judges are losing their taste. They don't like anything that is actually wearable.
  19. my little pony

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    i agree. if it was one of those non traditional material challenges, dom could have won because i swear her dress was made from quilted paper towels. i dont like karen's at all. like tim said, too matchy matchy, then the jacket was sort of hiding it and made no sense with it. kate's top or the top of the dress if it is one piece is very ill fitting and a little off center.
  20. Lucy25

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    I finally got to watch this episode and I do not see how that was shocking at all. Guess I won't be believing the TVGuide Channel anymore.

    I hated the winning look. Thought she looked like Mary Poppins and when she walked down the runway, I thought she was in the bottom. I didn't have a favorite this week, as I did not like many of the looks. Appears that Ken has a temper tantrum next week.
  21. Rogue

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    I knew Braden was safe because of the spoiler of a couple of episodes ago where they showed him talking to his fiance "one week later." Based on days shown, it hasn't been a week yet. So he's around a couple for days at least.

    I was surprised Jeremy was bottom 3. I didn't get the "Pretty Woman" vibe either and thought his look was cute.
  22. emason

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    I hated the winning look also. It was a boring black nothing and the top made the model look round-shouldered. I thought it was the worst look of the night.
  23. Ageless

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    ^^^ When I saw Helen's look, I thought she would be in the bottom for sure. Where was the design? A simple black dress with a piece of material for a cape? I didn't actually hate the look, but it was so basic and the judges usually call that boring. This is a design show after all. Maybe there was more to it than we could see through the television screen, but I was shocked that the judges loved it.
  24. Moto Guzzi

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    I thought Helen would be in the bottom, too. That cape looked like a Hefty bag draped around her model.
  25. Latte

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    I like Brandon and Jeremy. best hope one of them winl
  26. duane

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    What does an obstacle course have to do with designing skills? That was totally stupid.
  27. my little pony

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    and more free labor for heidi's stupid line
  28. Allen

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    Well, I think Joan Cusack is finally going home tonight.
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  29. my little pony

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    alexandria keeps trying to bring mc hammer back
  30. Allen

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    I don't like that we don't get to see model selection anymore. I noticed several models were with different designers this week and I'm curious to know what happened.
  31. PRlady

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    Me too. I loved that part.

    A lot of this stuff looked the same. Alexander's was good, though and Kate's is cute.
  32. my little pony

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    this is a boring challenge. basically everything on that stage is currently on sale at my local mandee. but the designers dont have a lot of options. they shouldnt pick it just so heidi can promote herself.
  33. duane

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    Aren't they pairing the models with a different designer every week, since the judges are looking at the designs anonymously?
  34. Allen

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    It seemed like Ken and Jeremy for sure had the same model every week.
  35. PRlady

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    I'd send them both home.
  36. duane

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    ^^^ this!! That was such a boring episode.
  37. Allen

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    Yeah, this was the worst episode of the season by far.

    The Fashion Week show is tomorrow morning. I'm really curious to see the collections that are presented.
  38. skatesindreams

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    I would have given Kate the win.
    Her look was polished and ready to market.

    I would have sent Ken home before the runway.
    His behaviour has been a constant issue.
    He's nowhere near the designer he thinks he is,
  39. PRlady

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    I would have given Kate the win too. I do not get Helen or why she has won any challenge, actually. I thought that jacket looked like Halloween.

    Ken is a sad, sad person and I hope he goes home next week. Justin and Helen can go too. At that point there will be several talented designers, all of whom seem like sane people.
  40. duane

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    Yes, I thought Ken was just prissy, but he's nuts. His bark is clearly worst than his bite, but no one should have to deal with his behavior. What really upset me was that none of the guys stepped in or spoke up during Ken's tirade against Helen.