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Project Runway: Finale Part 2  Season 18, Ep 14

The remaining designers rush to put the final touches on their collections, balancing advice from experts while trying to not lose their own point of view. It’s game, set, and match when Serena Williams joins as guest judge for the final runway. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Mar 13, 2020 - 13 comments

Project Runway: Finale Part 1  Season 18, Ep 13

Christian visits the remaining contestants at home as they furiously complete their final collections. Then it's back to the workroom to refine and revise, because even though New York Fashion is here, that doesn't mean everyone will show in the finale. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Mar 6, 2020 - 14 comments

Project Runway: The Height of Avant Garde Fashion  Season 18, Ep 12

With only one challenge left to make it to New York Fashion Week, the remaining designers must think big to create an avant garde look that is anything but ordinary. In a fashion first, the runway begins with a season-long retrospective, outside and 16 stories high, at New York City’s dramatic Vessel. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Feb 28, 2020 - 22 comments

Project Runway: Live and Let Tie Dye  Season 18, Ep 10

Tie dye is back in a big way and the designers will need to create their own textiles to elevate the trend from casual to couture. In a twist that may feel more like a trick to the designers, it’s an overnight challenge. The designers go a bit mad working into the wee hours trying to perfect their techniques and complete their high-end looks. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Feb 14, 2020 - 14 comments

Project Runway: Suit Yourself  Season 18, Ep 9

This week’s challenge is all about turning a timeless classic on its head: The tuxedo. Inspired by recent fashion moments like mentor Christian Siriano’s groundbreaking Oscars look for Billy Porter, the designers will each need to find their own way to take the tuxedo into the future with a mix of male, female, and non-binary models. A perfectly tailored suit is nearly impossible without help, so the designers get a surprise second set of hands to help out. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Feb 7, 2020 - 20 comments

Next in Fashion: (All episodes)  Season 1, Ep 1

18 experienced fashion designers compete for a $250,000 prize and the opportunity to launch a clothing line with Net-a-Porter. Netflix throws a *lot* more money into production in an effort to compete with the venerable Project Runway. Hosted by Tan France and Alexa Chung. Ten episodes. [more inside]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Feb 5, 2020 - 30 comments

Project Runway: Project Runway x Ashley Longshore  Season 18, Ep 7

Collaborations between fashion designers and artists are all the rage. In this challenge, the designers get a chance to enter into one with the fashion industry’s latest art darling, Ashley Longshore. Ashley’s outrageous pop art, turned into one-of-a-kind prints, gives the runway some of the boldest looks of the season. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Jan 24, 2020 - 16 comments

Project Runway: There Is Only One You  Season 18, Ep 6

In this week’s challenge, the designers are given a chance to think about their family history and channel those stories and emotions into a look of their choosing. The stakes are high in this one day challenge, as the designers need to face and embrace who they are in order to succeed. Luckily for the designers, there’s a surprise early on that will help boost their chances for success in this Flash Sale Challenge. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Jan 17, 2020 - 16 comments

Dietland: Pilot Episode   Season 1, Ep 1

Plum plans for weight-loss surgery. An encounter with a mystery woman sends her down a risky path. Harassers turn up dead. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Jun 27, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: The Neon Demon

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Apr 2, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Phantom Thread

A 1950s period piece exploring the relationship triangle between couture dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), his sister and business partner Cyril (Lesley Manville), and Alma (Vicky Krieps), the woman Woodcock invites into his home to be his latest muse and model.
posted by Going To Maine on Jan 16, 2018 - 38 comments

Project Runway All Stars: Damsels in Distress  Season 6, Ep 2

Designers tear, dye, and burn to create distressed fashion for a post-apocalyptic runway. [more inside]
posted by likeatoaster on Jan 13, 2018 - 6 comments

Project Runway: Who's Going to Fashion Week?   Season 16, Ep 12

There's snow business like sew business as the designers compete to get to Fashion Week. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Nov 3, 2017 - 12 comments

The Bold Type: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Jane becomes unsettled after being asked to write a story about why her ex broke up with her; Kat's strong connection to an outspoken photographer confuses her; Sutton tries not to feel left behind as she toils in the assistant ranks.
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 3, 2017 - 3 comments

Girlboss: The Birth of a Nasty Gal  Season 0, Ep 0

Produced by (among others)Charlize Theron and loosly based on the life of Sophia Amoruso and the creation of her fashion empire, Nasty Gal, this superfluous and addictive series features killer vintage fashion, boatloads of beautiful people, and the best representation of an ebay Vintage Fashion forum in the history of content streaming. If you watch nothing else, watch episode 10. It will ring familiar. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Apr 30, 2017 - 5 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

Movie: Dior and I

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with mysterious echoes from the iconic brand's past, the film is also a colorful homage to the seamstresses who serve Simons' vision. [more inside]
posted by jillithd on Dec 12, 2015 - 6 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: It's All In The Cards  Season 14, Ep 2

It's time for the unconventional challenge. As usual some designers struggle while others shine (or at least glitter). [more inside]
posted by bjrn on Aug 15, 2015 - 12 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

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sweatshop Labor in the Fashion Industry  Season 2, Ep 11

This week: The 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, how it's reported in the US media, and Obama's attempts to tiptoe around the word genocide in official statements. New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key is called out for repeatedly yanking a waitress' ponytail and pretending his wife did it YES THAT REALLY HAPPENED. An update on everyone's favorite media quack, Dr Oz fights allegations that his show is a biased, misleading, terrible source of medical information. And Now: Political Figures Interviewing Themselves. The main story: The fashion industry's long-standing and continued reliance on oversea sweatshop labor (YouTube 17m).
posted by JHarris on Apr 27, 2015 - 17 comments

Bob's Burgers: Tina, Tailor, Soldier, Spy  Season 5, Ep 7

Tina goes undercover in her old Thundergirls troop to expose a plot most foul, Louise joins her to "help". Meanwhile Gene explores fashion most foul and Linda explores her inner blonde. [more inside]
posted by bjrn on Dec 15, 2014 - 5 comments

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