Remember when we were all bummed out that Project Runway was moving from Bravo with the Magical Elves to Lifetime with the Real World people? I still feel that way. Season 9 starts Thursday, July 28 at 9PM. I sat through all their hometown visit, closet tour and casting session videos on MyLifetime so u don’t have to. Meet the 20 Designers!
I’m liking Amanda, who longs for the days when people dressed up. She is…a vintage floral Dior chapeau chewed up by her Yorkie. Also liking Anthony’s Edgy Sportswear with interesting dyeing techniques. Danielle is adorable…and her last collection was for a Suffragette costume drama? David is so feeuz and I love his apartment too… Gunnar’s videos were funny or die. Thrifted music festival personal style next to his Kentucky Derby gowns. Julie is all for stripes and tweeds since joining the Equestrian Team. Seth Aaron loves Julie’s High Fashion outerwear - Pendleton blankies, puffer coat made out of a comforter. She’s Ralph Lauren southwestern for hipsters. I like Serena’s Ashley Olsen-like double circle skirts. Viktor brought eclectic NYC chic to the casting sesh in the form of Neoprene bolero over purp lace baby doll.
The average Winner of Project Runway is about 30 years old and has dark hair. That’s bad news for my blonde (now or as a child) faves… Becky, who does Military-inspired pin-up girl looks. Bert, the master of minimal. Glam Rock street wear Bryce who brings us the one-legged jean. Fallene - named after Bambi’s lady friend - has Fred Flare’s Cardboard Buck Jr. Trophy prominently displayed in her kitchen as a joke. Bambi’s gf hates hunting! Fallene’s obsessed with Anthro and roaring twenties. She proudly said that she made a dress in three days. But she’s prolly gonna have *one day* Challenges. This gives me Tim Gunn concerns… Hope Fallene’s around awhile cuz I love her ‘polka dot’ guinea hen feathered dress! Laura IS Marilyn Monroe, old St. John and the wolf fur coat she purch’d in Italy. Seth Aaron appreciates Laura’s graphic prints visible through other prints skillz.
Have u watched the videos? Anyone pique your interest? Are you feeling strong enough to give Season 9 a chance?