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Project Runway: Descending into Good and Evil  Season 16, Ep 5

Drawing inspiration from the hit film “Descendants 2,” the designers visit Lyndhurst Castle and are tasked with creating a look that represents “Good” or “Evil.” Most of the results are angelic, but as always, the devil is in the details. [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Sep 15, 2017 - 11 comments

Project Runway: We're Sleeping Wear?  Season 16, Ep 4

It’s the Heidi Klum Sleepwear Challenge and the designers are feeling on top of the world, literally. If a slumber party on the roof of the Empire State Building doesn’t bring them the inspiration they need to impress Heidi, nothing will! [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Sep 8, 2017 - 11 comments

Project Runway: A Leap of Innovation  Season 16, Ep 3

The designers are treated to a private screening of the film Leap! as well as a performance by Hiplet and must draw inspiration for an innovative and edgy design in order to survive another week. [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Sep 1, 2017 - 11 comments

Project Runway: An Unconventional Recycling  Season 16, Ep 2

It's the perennial favorite, Unconventional Materials Challenge. This time with Teams. [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Aug 26, 2017 - 16 comments

Project Runway: One size does not fit all   Season 16, Ep 1

This year kicks off (well it does if you skipped the Road to the Runway teaser, which I did) with its new twist: models of various sizes. Supposedly, they will be shuffled around and paired with different designers every week. We'll see. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Aug 20, 2017 - 19 comments

Project Runway: Finale, Part 2  Season 15, Ep 14

Fashion week is finally here and the designers rush to put the final touches on their collections. Four designers live their dream of showing at New York Fashion Week, but only one designer will reach the ultimate goal of being crowned the next Project Runway winner! [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Dec 23, 2016 - 15 comments

Project Runway: Bold Innovation  Season 15, Ep 11

In what was billed as the first "hybrid challenge" the remaining six designers had to meld the unconventional materials challenge with the Avant Garde challenge. And work in some time for a car commercial as well. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Dec 2, 2016 - 7 comments

Project Runway: Life is Full of Surprises  Season 15, Ep 9

A 'real women' challenge, in which the AARP as sponsor is awkwardly shoe-horned into the challenge. The designers have to make an outfit for a family member or friend about to embark on their 'next adventure' in life. The winner and their model win $25,000 each. Spoilers inside. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Nov 11, 2016 - 11 comments

Project Runway: Welcome to the Urban Jungle  Season 15, Ep 7

This week after acting as shills for a new amusement park ride, the designers tackle streetwear. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Oct 29, 2016 - 8 comments

Project Runway: There IS Crying in Fashion  Season 15, Ep 6

To appease this week's corporate sponsors, the designers are tasked with making cocktail dresses. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Oct 22, 2016 - 15 comments

Project Runway: There's No I in Team  Season 15, Ep 5

The season's first team challenge brings out the best in everyone. With extra prizes from Mary Kay and a new 'investment' gimmick swiped from Shark Tank.
posted by bq on Oct 15, 2016 - 13 comments

Project Runway: Sink or Swim  Season 15, Ep 5

I am Brik. I love bricks. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Oct 7, 2016 - 16 comments

Project Runway: Blacklight or Daylight?  Season 15, Ep 4

In Project Runway’s first blacklight challenge, the designers have to create a look that sparkles not only in daylight, but under blacklights on the runway as well. Anxieties rise when the unusual materials leave many of the designers in the dark. Jaime King joins the judges this week. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Oct 1, 2016 - 9 comments

Project Runway: Just Fabulous!  Season 15, Ep 3

The task of creating an outfit that is flattering to all body types poses a greater challenge to some contestants than to others. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Sep 22, 2016 - 16 comments

Project Runway: An Unconventional Launch Party  Season 15, Ep 2

Kicking off the season with an unconventional materials challenge, Heidi and Tim welcome the designers at a Season 15 launch party. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Sep 15, 2016 - 13 comments

Project Runway: Road To The Runway  Season 15, Ep 1

Host Tim Gunn introduces this season’s set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and give a first look at what’s in store for the series’ 15th season. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Sep 15, 2016 - 0 comments

Podcast: How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black: #38 Tim Gunn

In this deeply personal and heartfelt conversation the fashion therapist and Project Runway mentor, Tim Gunn, opens up about his struggles with learning to be comfortable in his own skin and using his talent, creativity and passion for the arts to inspire others.
posted by He Is Only The Imposter on Aug 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Project Runway All Stars: Once Upon a Runway  Season 5, Ep 8

The designers have to put a modern twist on clothing inspired by classic female fairy tale characters. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Apr 1, 2016 - 18 comments

Project Runway: Finale, Part 2  Season 14, Ep 14

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner! In what turned out to be less of a finale and more of a one hour and a half promo for Project Runway Junior, the winner of Season 14 is chosen. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Nov 6, 2015 - 27 comments

Project Runway: Finale, Part 1   Season 14, Ep 13

In a surprise move which surprises exactly zero people, Tim uses his save. He visits the remaining designers in their hometowns, gobbles up all of their food, and criticizes their clothes. The designers return to the studio, where they have to decide which three designs from their collections best exemplify their point of view, to show the judges for the mini runway show. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Oct 30, 2015 - 24 comments

Project Runway: Roll Out The Red Carpet  Season 14, Ep 12

Instead of the exciting trips to Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, etc, our designers are sent on a pointless trip to LA so they can be inspired to design a red carpet gown. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Oct 24, 2015 - 17 comments

Project Runway: The Runway's in 3D!  Season 14, Ep 11

The avant-garde challenge, with NYC bridges as inspiration and using 3D printing in the garments. Someone takes the brief all-too-literally and Mel B steals a dress straight off the runway. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Oct 16, 2015 - 13 comments

Project Runway: Crew's All In  Season 14, Ep 10

In which Tim Gunn drops the f-bomb and we learn that there exists the job of 'model wrangler'. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Oct 9, 2015 - 25 comments

Project Runway: Make It Sell  Season 14, Ep 9

The designers must create ready-to-wear looks to be reproduced and sold online. Disagreement between the judges leads to the most contentious runway yet. [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Oct 3, 2015 - 19 comments

Project Runway: Broadway or Bust  Season 14, Ep 8

The magic and glamour of Broadway serve as inspiration for the designers' new challenge as they create fashionable looks based on the musical, Finding Neverland. One designer upstages the entire competition. Supermodel Coco Rocha guest judges.
posted by bq on Sep 26, 2015 - 12 comments

Project Runway: Haute Tech Couture  Season 14, Ep 7

Unconventional materials challenge as they dumpster dive for old tech materials and make dresses. One designer has to head home and be warned - have tissues at hand if you are a softie as off-screen pet tragedy is discussed. Less drama, more technique this week. Guest judges Paula Patton and Anne Fulenwider. [more inside]
posted by viggorlijah on Sep 18, 2015 - 24 comments

Project Runway: Team Lingerie  Season 14, Ep 6

The designers pitch their lingerie designs to Heidi, and the winning set was produced for sale in Heidi Klum's lingerie line. Special guest judge this week was Bella Thorne. [more inside]
posted by dorothyisunderwood on Sep 11, 2015 - 21 comments

Project Runway: Gunn and Heid  Season 14, Ep 5

The designers start out with paintball guns and grudges in a group challenge that's gender-split and quickly goes downhill. Kelly Osbourne is the guest judge. [more inside]
posted by dorothyisunderwood on Sep 3, 2015 - 18 comments

Project Runway: Fashion Flip  Season 14, Ep 4

The designers must put their own stamp on classic fashion designs, drawing inspiration from New York City. Mary Kay makeup is also involved somehow. Sally Draper (okay, Kiernan Shipka) guest judges. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire on Aug 29, 2015 - 20 comments

Project Runway: Shut Up And Sew  Season 14, Ep 3

Season 14, Episode 3 - In the first team challenge of the season, the designers are paired up and treated to a day on a Celebrity Cruise ship. For some of the duos, the friendly seas are left behind and they hit some rocky water in the workroom. Tracee Ellis Ross guest judges. [more inside]
posted by bq on Aug 21, 2015 - 23 comments

Project Runway: Mad Dash Mayhem  Season 14, Ep 1

Project Runway is off to a running start for season fourteen. There are sixteen new contestants who in Tim Gunn's words are "the best of the best in fashion", albeit with big lumps of coal up their rear ends. And not everyone manages to produce diamonds. [more inside]
posted by bjrn on Aug 8, 2015 - 18 comments

Project Runway: Finale, Part 2  Season 13, Ep 14

The remaining designers present at New York Fashion Week, and a winner is crowned.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 23, 2014 - 40 comments

Project Runway: Finale, Part 1  Season 13, Ep 13

The designers head to Rome with Tim for inspiration, get to work on their Fashion Week collections, and give the judges a sneak peek.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 16, 2014 - 46 comments

Project Runway: "Fashion Week: Who's In and Who's Out"  Season 13, Ep 12

Final challenge before Fashion Week. The five remaining designers find their inspiration on the streets of New York. The first day goes well but there is a twist on the second day, when ghosts from the past make an appearance.
posted by travelwithcats on Oct 10, 2014 - 34 comments

Project Runway: The Highest Bidder  Season 13, Ep 11

The six remaining designers are paired up to create mini-collections using "found materials" from storage units.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 2, 2014 - 52 comments

Project Runway: Muse on the Street  Season 13, Ep 10

The designers have to select their next models from whoever happens to be in Washington Square Park. The Real Women™ get a makeover and, of course, a new outfit. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire on Sep 26, 2014 - 41 comments

Project Runway: The History of the American Girl  Season 13, Ep 9

The designers are challenged to construct looks inspired by American Girl dolls but updated for the 9-12yo girl of today. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire on Sep 19, 2014 - 48 comments

Project Runway: Rainway  Season 13, Ep 8

The designers are given two days to create avant-garde styles to walk Project Runway's first-ever "rainway".
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Sep 12, 2014 - 65 comments

Project Runway: Priceless Runway  Season 13, Ep 7

Chopard provides glittering jewellery to inspire evening wear for the designers. Tim Gunn has some news for them on another matter. (the WSJ recap and the Lifetime recap.)
posted by viggorlijah on Sep 5, 2014 - 34 comments

Project Runway: It's a Nice Day for a Rock Wedding  Season 13, Ep 6

The designers are tasked with creating "unconventional" wedding looks to impress guest judge Dita Von Teese.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Aug 29, 2014 - 29 comments

Project Runway: The Klum of Doom  Season 13, Ep 5

The designers face their toughest customer yet- judge Heidi Klum, who needs a special gown for a special red carpet event.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Aug 22, 2014 - 31 comments

Project Runway: Remixing an American Classic  Season 13, Ep 4

Are you ready for some Red Robin? This episode takes us to Red Robin where servers in different vintage suits come parading out. After a spiel about how great Red Robin is, we learn that today's challenge is the designers have to use the suits to make a fresh new look. Twist, Sandhya gets to pick which suit each designer has to use. Make it work!
posted by Arbac on Aug 15, 2014 - 29 comments

Project Runway: Past, Present, and Future  Season 13, Ep 3

In celebration of Marie Claire's 20th anniversary the designers have to design a look for 20 years in the future. It's also our first trip to Mood!
posted by Arbac on Aug 8, 2014 - 22 comments

Project Runway: Unconventional Movie Nite  Season 13, Ep 2

It's time for the first unconventional challenge! But wait, let's mix it up more by also making it the first team challenge! Prepare for team struggles, crying, yelling, and high fiving when you bring things together. Make it work.
posted by Arbac on Aug 1, 2014 - 27 comments

Project Runway: Final Audition  Season 13, Ep 1

Project Runway returns for its thirteenth season. This first episode starts with eighteen designers showing their designs in a final audition. Fifteen designers move on to the first runway show, where fourteen of them will be in, and one of them will be out.
posted by Arbac on Jul 25, 2014 - 29 comments

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