Project Runway at Battery Park

Posted on June 24, 2011

Just to whet the appetite for the coming season, check out these pictures of the Project Runway cast shooting on location in Battery Park. You’re not going to really see much in the way of spoilers, but you will see: the outline of Heidi’s bra, the very upper reaches of Mount Kardashian, Michael Kors’ persimmon puss, and Tim, looking both spiffy and very, very concerned. Perhaps because he said Kim’s whole family has “an absence of taste.” Bitchfight! Those Kardashians are pretty ruthless, but our money’s on Tim.

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  • PostsYouCanDanceTo

    Not feeling Heidi’s hair

    Feeling Tim’s suit

    • http://twitter.com/caratweets Cara

      I kinda like hers. I’m not feeling Kim’s. It’s so SEVERE. That ponytail looks paaaainful.

    • Anonymous

      Ditto.

  • Shawn Hill

    Everything is perfect save for the Kardashian. I’d rather have one of the figure skater judges back.

  • Tilly

    Heidi looks very German.

  • http://twitter.com/AbbottRabbit AbbottRabbit

    Heidi needs to tone it down with the hot pink ’80s lipstick. I hate everything about the way she looks in these pictures (opaque tights? in June? And with that dress, ever?), but that lipstick is the. Worst.  

    • Anonymous

      OK, you’re right. I love the outfit and the hair, but you got me on the lipstick.

    • Anonymous

      ok – but how late in the season will this be shown?  Is this more of a pre-fall look?

  • http://profiles.google.com/vispreeve Daniel Vispreeve

    Unfortunately, you don’t have a picture of Nina Garcia In Giambattista Valli – she looks fabulous!

    • http://profiles.google.com/vispreeve Daniel Vispreeve

      Now you have! ;)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jessica-TallGirl-Freeman/1043623567 Jessica TallGirl Freeman

    Dear Kim, learn to cross your legs. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2B6U4UNVYIV5DLEG6Z24ALYOC4 Dan Alexander

      I think her meat and veg prevent her from crossing her legs! Dude looks like a lady!

      • Anonymous

        C’mon lots of dudes can cross their legs….; )

    • Anonymous

      I was there, I’m not kidding an assistant tried like four times to pull the dress down so you couldn’t see her snatch, but every time she sat down it just hiked right back up. 

      • Anonymous

        Don’t you hate it when your trashy callgirl outfits two sizes too small do that?

  • http://twitter.com/caratweets Cara

    I actually like the lipstick. A lot.

  • http://twitter.com/caratweets Cara

    I actually like the lipstick. A lot.

  • Anonymous

    Mr. Gunn’s outfit says “4th of July festivities!” to me, I ponder the
    significance of wearing it to submit his little chicks’ work to judging by La
    Kardashian. 

  • Meredith McCann

    I was pretty appalled when I heard Kim Kardashian was going to be a judge this season, but I felt that way when I heard about Jessica Simpson and she turned out to be a pleasant surprise. So maybe Kim won’t be so bad. But she probably will be.

    • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

      You know, though, the Kardashian girls do run a fashion retail business.  And even before the show that made them “famous”, it did fairly well.  So at least one of them knows something about fashion and business. 

      • Anonymous

        Not quite accurate.  The DASH stores originally opened in the fall of 2006 at the same time the series, “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, started filming.  The series premiered in June of 2007.  The Kardashians were very well known before this due to sex tapes and other scandals.  The employees of the DASH boutiques are hired by casting calls and are paid as employees of the show and the stores are featured on the stores heavily. I would be very surprised if the stores made significant profits based on the sales, not the money generated by the show and the fans of the show shopping there.  The sisters fame supports the stores, not the other way around.

        • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

          Really?  I though Dash opened longer before the show than that.  In that case, nevermind…

    • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

      You know, though, the Kardashian girls do run a fashion retail business.  And even before the show that made them “famous”, it did fairly well.  So at least one of them knows something about fashion and business. 

  • Anonymous

    I would put the awesomeness of Tim Gunn up against the whole herd of Kardashians anyday. And WE know who would win.

    • Anonymous

      Team Tim, most definitely!

      Underwhelmed at the thought of any of the Kardashians as judges. WHEN are their fifteen minutes of fame gonna be over? Bitter kittens wanna know….

      srq

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1303837450 Lauren Dorsee Dillon

    For the life of me, I just don’t get the whole Kardashian fame thing. No wit that I have heard, not a lot upstairs, just the usual t&a on a pretty face. Frankly, I think she’s a succubus. 

  • http://twitter.com/Rick_Aiello Rick Aiello

    Runway show in Battery Park?  I LIKE!  Kim Kardashian as guest judge, I DON’T LIKE!

  • Anonymous

    “Let’s all wear our sleeveless black mini dresses, it will be so 80′s retro”.  “And if we all wear our hair pulled back really tight Michael Kors head will look gigantic by comparison”.   “Agreed!”

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1050159612 Antonia Keithahn

    I feel like Tim is in one of those sad “I’m a good dog…” commercials.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1303837450 Lauren Dorsee Dillon

    Tim looks downright distraught. He should be happy as gays are immune to the power of the succubus.

  • Anonymous

    Is that woman in the red dress on stilts?

    The whole thing looks interesting, but after seeing everyone standing behind barricades, I’m glad I had a scheduling conflict & didn’t go. And btw, I agree with Tim: The entire freak show that is the Kardashian family is defined by a lack of taste. 

    And Tim btw, should be studied by science for the way he defies humidity.

    –GothamTomato

    • juliesdenton

      I wondered the same thing about the model in the red dress.

      • http://www.tomandorenzo.com Tom and Lorenzo

        Yes, the models were on stilts and that’s all we’re going to say : )

    • Anonymous

      It’s pretty amazing….I see him in the station waiting for the subway…it’s 100 outside and 200 in the station and nary a sweat bead.

  • Anonymous

    I can’t remember when Heidi’s looked better. 

    • Anonymous

      Her face, yes.  Her dress, no.

      • Anonymous

        Just to be bitchy, I’m going to suggest she whiten her teeth.  She’s got one of the most beautiful smiles in the business and it’s not going in the right direction. Go back and take a look for yourself. 

        Actually, I don’t feel so bitchy saying this, because Heidi put herself on that ridiculous promo shot in her full, naked,  (photoshopped) glory, so she is inviting the scrutiny.  

        • Anonymous

          for sure photoshopped – especially the abs.

  • Michelle Prahl

    Kim dear, as a fellow “woman of a certain size”, always cross at the ankle when wearing a short skirt. It makes cottage cheese thighs less likely, or at least less noticeable. Of course, wearing a dress that actually covers your cottage cheese thighs is the best option, but since you seemed to have skipped that day of life school, we’ll work with what we have. I’m not telling you to loose weight, as I think your curves are spectacular, but I am saying you need to dress the body you have, not the body you think you have. 

    As for what’s upstairs? Well honey, at least you have a pretty face. 

    • http://twitter.com/asciident Melissa Della

      Exactly. It’s not that I think Kim looks bad, exactly, it’s just that I would rather not see her upper inner thigh ever again. And certainly not in this context.

    • Anonymous

      Yes, it’s less about how she is crossing her legs and more about the inappropriatness of the length and fit of the dress.

    • MilaXX

      I have a feeling Kim simply forgot to give the dress the sit down test. There are some dresses that look fine when standing but when you sit? Hello thighs! I test anything that is not an A line cut.

      • Anonymous

        Which begs the question:  If a woman who can’t “remember” to check and make sure her dress is going ot be appropriate for her TV appearance how is it she a judge for a fashion show?  All this nonsense about her supposed “style” and “fashion sense” is just PR hype.

        • http://joansbooks.blogspot.com/ lilithcat

           ”Which begs the question . . .”

          No, it doesn’t.

        • MilaXX

          I don’t think she has great taste. I think she has stylist who help fit her body type and I love what her mu artist does 99% of the time, but I don’t think Kim is all that bright. I do believe mama K knows how to work a dollar and has taught her daughters well. Either way it will be interesting to see Kim’s turn as judge. Either she’ll be shockingly good or crackstatically bad.

      • http://twitter.com/merd0001 Marie Durst

        Sweetie, Kim probably chose that dress BECAUSE of how it looked when she sat down!  Has ANYONE in her family EVER shown even the SLIGHTEST interest in propriety?

        • MilaXX

          Ha! True

  • Anonymous

    Dare I be the one to say it?  Tim Gunn has overextended himself and thinned out “his brand” way too much. Game shows, cheesy commercials, etc. have made him too ubiquitous and consequently, irrelevant. It saddens me to admit it, but I no longer love Tim Gunn.

    • Anonymous

      Agreed.  I’m sad that I don’t care anymore.

    • Anonymous

      I guess this is the advantage of not watching much TV. I pretty much only see Tim on PR and the occasional runway. So, I still adore him.

  • http://profiles.google.com/marteani Barbara Guttman

    But I doubt this will be enough to convince people that no, you should not in fact wear a molded cup bra under everything!  I find them fairly abominable to begin with, but it seems that while people are concerned about panty-lines they’re not worried about bra-lines. The right bra for the right dress Heidi, you’re not modeling for Victoria’s Secret anymore, YOU CAN BUY A REAL BRA AGAIN!

  • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

    Oh, if I were Kim K. I would hurt somebody over that picture.  She’s a lovely girl with a great body, but there is no more unflattering way to photograph thighs.

  • Judy_J

    I also like Heidi’s hair.  Kim’s, not so much.  Tim’s suit is fabulous!  Michael Kors is wearing way too much Pancake.

  • Bree The Vole

    Is it just me or has Heidi got skinny lately? 

  • Anonymous

    No naked Heidi?

  • Anonymous

    Heidi’s makeup left me speechless in a very bad way. And it’s not just the lipstick, because her eyes look weird up close.  Maybe that’s why Tim looks so ):

  • Anonymous

    Hate, hate, hate Heidi’s dress and HAIR!!  Love Nina’s dress a lot, MK looks dour per usual, love Tim’s suit.  And I am completely offended to be assaulted by the view of Kim Kardashawhore’s crotch.  Yikes!

  • Joshau Norton

    Duchess A L’orange is really starting to get on my last good nerve. Ever since everyone started decrying how crappy PR was without him, he’s become a smarmy, smirking Diva as far as I’m concerned. He’s more concerned with making up clever put-downs than actually offering usable advise.

  • Joshau Norton

    Duchess A L’orange is really starting to get on my last good nerve. Ever since everyone started decrying how crappy PR was without him, he’s become a smarmy, smirking Diva as far as I’m concerned. He’s more concerned with making up clever put-downs than actually offering usable advise.

  • Anonymous

    Was Snooki unavailable?

    • Anonymous

      OH! Don’t even think that.

      • Shawn Hill

        Still wouldn’t be worse than Kim. Okay, not much worse …

      • Shawn Hill

        Still wouldn’t be worse than Kim. Okay, not much worse …

  • Anonymous

    Was Snooki unavailable?

  • http://twitter.com/ShelfAfterlife Shelf Afterlife

    Is Kim just a one episode judge?  Please say yes…

  • http://twitter.com/asciident Melissa Della

    Heidi’s tights in June are just making me think of Zooey Deschanel and the idea that, you know, maybe she just doesn’t want to shave all the time. And the braline is just distracting.

  • Anonymous

    Love. Tim’s. Suit.

    Nina’s FrankenDress is cute too.

  • Betsy Wasser

    Love Nina’s dress!
     

  • Anonymous

    NINA!!  Oh I hope you guys have the opportunity to do NinaCaps this season.

    Poor Tim Gunn – he kind of looks like he’s going to cry.  But so immaculately!

  • Anonymous

    Tim!! We totally get it. Hang in there honey.

  • MilaXX

    Even with the bra showing I like Heidi’s look. In fact I think they all look pretty good here. Can’t wait for the new season, I hope it doesn’t disappoint.

  • Anonymous

    Beautiful Nina. 
    Debonaire Tim.

  • Anonymous

    Heidi and Nina look amazing. I LOVE the lip color on Heidi. Kim would look great if not for the ultra-severe ponytail.

  • Anonymous

    Kim Kardashian as a guest judge. My brain cannot comprehend this. Of course Tim Gunn looks very very concerned. 

  • Anonymous

    Nina looks beautiful. Heidi looks awful. What is that Kardashian doing there? If she is part of the show this year I will not be watching.

  • Anonymous

    Nina could take on all of Klan Kardashian without even chipping a nail.

  • Anonymous

    Tim’s awesome suit simply MUST be delivered to my door… preferably with him still in it.

  • Jenna Kuhmann

    Nina looks so adorable!

  • Anonymous

    Heidi must be putting “audition for a super villain” on her to-do list for this year.  And I refuse to acknowledge the presence of any Kardashian.   

  • Anonymous

    I think my mom owned Nina’s dress circa 1984.

    Kim Kardashian….really???  Judging?  On what, how much you can make a woman look like ho on a daily basis?  If you know you are going to be sitting, Kim, let your hem out another inch or two please.  Brrrrrr…..   Poor Tim.

  • Rand Ortega

    Ugh. How depressing. W/ these pics you can just feel the uniqueness & integrity of PR draining away. It’s official: PR is no longer about fashion. It’s about commerce (as in lowest common denominator pandering).

  • Rand Ortega

    PS: Tim looks like someone (Lifetime) stole his show from him.
    He looks positively wounded.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Katherine-Lavender/553350310 Katherine Lavender

    Love Nina’s shoes

    • http://www.tomandorenzo.com Tom and Lorenzo

      They’re Miu Miu : )

  • Anonymous

    God I miss Tim!

  • suzq

    Nina and Tim are sartorial delights.

  • http://twitter.com/eden_dawn eden dawn

    Didn’t anyone get a picture of the new designers?!

  • Anonymous

    Have Kim and the Duchess been visitng the same tanning place? Their skin tone is identical.

    • Anonymous

      bwahahahahhhaha Kim needs to close her legs.

  • Anonymous

    Tim Gunn could beat the ever-living shit out of a thousand Kardashians. He’s just too classy to do so.

  • Anonymous

    I really needed a warning about that pic of Kardashian; I did not need to get that close to her good china before supper. And I totally agree w/Tim: that whole family does have an absolute lack of taste.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1406341157 Christopher Rogers

    I’m friends with one of the designers (the guy donning the white dinner jacket behind Tim in the second picture) on Facebook and he’s from my home state of Louisiana! I’m so excited to see how he does in the competition. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1406341157 Christopher Rogers

    I’m friends with one of the designers (the guy donning the white dinner jacket behind Tim in the second picture), and he’s from our home state of Louisiana. I can’t wait to see how he fares in the competition! 

  • http://twitter.com/VicksieDo Vickie Lord

    Tim has the same look I do when I contemplate another season of PR

  • Anonymous

    I have a proposition for Kim.  (How could I not phrase it that way, it’s really regarding her.)

    I don’t actually follow them, I only see them here.  That said, I feel as though Kim is trying to be good.  I believe that taste can be aquired.  Or at least the ability to mimic it.  I propose that we here send her GoodTaste vibes.  Pray for devine intervention.  Hope that this hag finds her fag.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNFWER3VPXZGG4B6QCJVIPYEDM AntonijaM

    What’s up with the 10 foot tall model in the last picture?  Is she on stilts?  Cute dress, though…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NMIFZ6A7BHP66M546AO77BWVQ4 Bonnie

    Meh.  Not feeling any love for anyone involved in PR, except St. Tim. 
    bitchybitchybitchy

  • Anonymous

    Oh, dear lord…. Why is it everything that comes out for this next season just makes me cringe and run for my DVDs of Seasons 1-3?  When Nina looks better than Heidi, and they bring a Kardashian on as a guest judge, you KNOW the show is just going to be a trainwreck.

    • http://joansbooks.blogspot.com/ lilithcat

      Nina always looks better than Heidi.

  • Patricia Biswanger

    Nina’s dress is to die for.

  • Anonymous

    I didn’t even recognize Heidi right away–thought she might be one of the “I’m trying to be so edgy” contestants.  When I went back after realizing it was her, I could see it, but at first?  Heidi!!!

    I’m not sure why everyone is saying, “OMG, this must be a sellout, a bad season, whatever”–looks like they’re doing one of those public-judging episodes, like the store window or… whatever it was last year.  I mean, I can’t look at this random selection of pictures and say, “It’s going to be a great season!”, either.  I’m just not picking up any vibe. They’ve had doofy guest judges before, after all.  (Sure wish they’d have Joe Zee.)

  • Anonymous

    Why Kim Kardashian, Why?!  My only guess that between her and the naked Heidi ads, Lifetime is trying to attract straight males. 
    Seriously how deluded are they. 

  • http://twitter.com/Stevesotherhalf Svanhild Salmons

    That first shot of Heidi terrifies me.  Its the pink lipstick: makes her look like a cyborg thats trying too hard to pass for human.
    Nina’s dress is tres chic.

  • Anonymous

    Kim Kardahian looks like a damn drag queen and not even a fierce one. Heidi looks marvy!

  • http://korilian.livejournal.com/ korilian

    Frau Klum, you’re using to much hair gel.

  • Damien Washington

    Does anybody connected with the show still have their head on right? Everyone is in black like it’s a Sicilian funeral, except for Tim, who decided it was National Dress Like Ted Baxter Day. Also, MECHA KARDASHIAN TAKES TOKYO! RUN!

    This looks as bad as the Tiki Barber Menswear challenge, only this time they invited witnesses.

    • http://profiles.google.com/phyllis.craine Phyllis Craine

      Damian I just fell off my chair laughing from this comment!

  • Lisa

    While I’m excited about the show starting, these pictures do nothing for me.  

  • http://profiles.google.com/meredith.piatt Meredith Piatt

    OMG, if my thighs looked like Kardashian’s, I wouldn’t show them…oh, wait, they do.  So, you won’t see mine.  I love Tim, and I’m glad he’s got a lot of gigs.  Because, really, once we have a Kardashian, how many more seasons of PR will there be.

    “Persimmon puss” snort!

  • elzatelzabelz

    First J Simpson and now a Kardashian, this does not make me want to forgive PR for the Gretchen win. At all.

    • Anonymous

      My thoughts exactly. Just so that PR can sink deeper into the mire of total trash TV, a Kartrashian. Of all the great and/or interesting new designers working in NYC–including PR alums–that is what they come up with? A no-talent, famous-for-being-famous daughter of someone famous?

      It may be that my future PR viewing is limited to marathons of the past. I feel so Marcel Proust this morning…. 

  • Anonymous

    Why is Heidi wearing ultra thick tights in june? Is it about to snow in New York?
    I love Nina Garcia’s dress.

    • Cindy Claussen

      It has been unseasonably cool and rainy here on the east coast, aside from 2 high 90′s days early in the month

  • Tamara Hogan

    I want Nina’s dress…

  • Anonymous

    Kardashian? Really? Have you seen her taste in clothing? (Or her wedding registery choices?)

  • Anonymous

    Love Nina’s dress, Tim’s suit, and Heidi’s jewelry. Kim needs to wear a longer skirt.

  • http://twitter.com/merd0001 Marie Durst

    I have a question–how many years are remaining on Nina’s and Michael’s PR contracts?  After the absolute disaster of last season, I certainly hope (foolishly though it may be) that they learned something . . .

  • Anonymous

    Who cares about Kim K, look at Nina. Wow!  That woman just oozes class.
    Especially when sandwiched between Heidi and Kim K.
    And I luuuuuuuvvvvv Tim’s suit. Fabulous!

  • Anonymous

    Aw, look at Heidi’s smile. She’s got a beautiful smile.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1021542837 Darlene Hall

    Can’t wait for this season there will be a Caribbean designer from my country of Trinidad and Tobago

  • Anonymous

    Tim looks amazing. Heidi’s entire bra outline is showing and the lipstick doesn’t go. Nina, not crazy about the shoe choice, and out of all the celebs and designers, we get a Kardashian? I’m sure she knows alot about fashion, but I just dislike that these girls are famous and rich for being famous and rich.

  • Anonymous

    I just found out someone I went to high school with and have many mutual friends with is a contestant! In fact, she’s standing right behind Tim in the orange dress. She’s been designing locally for awhile and has a very strong aesthetic… so happy that she has this opportunity and also dying to see what TLo have to say about her designs!

  • Anonymous

    Now I’m positive I won’t be watching.  I’ll miss Tim.  I hate the IDEA of the Kardashians.

  • Anonymous

    Heidi’s lipstick is actually freaking me out.

  • Anonymous

    I love Heidi’s hair and Nina’s dress. Nina and Tim share the prize for looking the best. I’m not feeling the Kardashian but I try to ignore them as much as possible.

  • Anonymous

    Sooooooooo excited for the new season. Kardashian’s can’t shun everyone who says something negative about them…They would have no one to speak to. Really. Plus it doesn’t hurt that you could put Kim in a Walmart MuMu and she would still be stunning. Digging Heidi’s bracelet.

  • Anonymous

    Sooooooooo excited for the new season. Kardashian’s can’t shun everyone who says something negative about them…They would have no one to speak to. Really. Plus it doesn’t hurt that you could put Kim in a Walmart MuMu and she would still be stunning. Digging Heidi’s bracelet.