RPDR Season 5 Reunion Red Carpet

Posted on May 03, 2013

Darlings, Sausage Friday continues as we all witness the seasonal plumage display of the American drag queen. The ladies were out in their finest for the Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 5 Finale, Reunion & Coronation taping. Enjoy the DRAGSTRAVAGANZA, darlings!

As far as we’re concerned, Detox and Raja win the makeup portion of the competition hands down. Raven wins All-Around Prettiest. Willam wins Most Fishy. The Crazy-Eyes Award is a tie: Alyssa and Coco. Let’s not tell them.

And Roxxxy looks RIDICULOUS.








Alyssa Edwards



Chad Michaels



Chi Chi La Rue



Coco Montrese



Delta Work






BeBe Zahara Benet



Honey Mahogany



India Ferrah



Ivy Winters



Jade Jolie



Jessica Wild



Jinkx Monsoon



Manila Luzon



Monica Beverly Hills



Morgan McMichaels



Pandora Boxx









Roxxxy Andrews









Sharon Needles



Tammie Brown



Tyra Sanchez



Victoria ‘Porkchop’ Parker







[Photo Credit: Getty]

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    • http://www.facebook.com/beccalise.deveaux ‘Becca’lise Deveaux

      SO happy to see these here…I saw them yesterday and was hoping to hear your take!

    • http://twitter.com/SillyGrrlJen Silly Grrl

      I LIVE for Detox’s look. I gasped out loud when it popped up on my newsfeed yesterday.

      • StellaZafella

        If it weren’t for the color pops in the background I’d swear it was a black and white shot here…fabulous ‘B’ movie Vixen…(how she do ‘dat?)

        • http://twitter.com/SillyGrrlJen Silly Grrl

          I don’t know, but I’m looking for makeup tutorials now.

          • http://www.polymathdesignlab.com Shannon Henry

            Not sure how long the link I posted will stay in moderation… but if you google for ‘desaturated santa’ you’ll find a tutorial that works with the same principles.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

          It’s mindfucking. I love it!

        • AnotherG

          It looked like she walked off old Black & White celluloid, like an old movie star stepped out of the screen and into 2013. TLo were trying to think of the times she wow’d us this season. Better late than never. Wow!!

      • Yuval Dinoor

        Same! It’s by far the smartest idea of the bunch and it’s extremely well-executed. I was really impressed :)

      • Pennymac

        Holy Crap!!!! Stunned and amazed!

      • http://kingderella.tumblr.com/ kingderella

        detox out-sharoned sharon.

    • William High

      Surprised to see India Ferrah after she trash talked RPDR and quit drag.

      • StellaZafella

        Buuuut…Ferrah’s not in drag…

        • William High

          Is this a read or is she transitioning?

          • StellaZafella

            I can’t recall where I read it, but I understood that she was in transition or considering it…no, sir, I can be a bitch sometimes but India’s too sweet to read like that.

            • William High

              Ah, last I read was when she was insulting Carmen carrera for being trans

            • StellaZafella

              Oh. Well. If she’s gonna dis Carmen then – you can take my first comment as a read! (snap)
              And add that she’s a second-rate rubber-boobied busy body biatch! (Double snaps and a head roll!) { :>)

            • DonnaL

              I think she unquit, because she’s performing all the time these days. And she’s clearly not transitioning; I think there was some confusion originally when someone said something about her being nasty to Carmen for transitioning.

      • MK03

        Seriously. I guess she’ll still get painted up if they pay her enough…

    • HomeOfficeGirl

      I don’t watch the show, just enjoy the recaps – so apologize if I should know this, but how the hell does Detoxx to that?? Amazing! Black and white photo in color…

      • Amelia

        Her look and Raja’s look are just mindblowing makeup-wise. I guess I conceptually understand how her look could be done, but my brain still breaks a little when I look at it.

      • http://twitter.com/HDizzay Hayley

        My BF and I went as Ricky and Lucy for Halloween 2 years ago and he did his makeup like Detox (well not has professional)! I was the Technicolor Lucy while he looked like he was from the black and white TV show.

        • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

          I would love to see pictures. I think all of us would.

    • ChristopherM

      Tyra looks like she applied her makeup with a paint roller.

      • Eric Stott

        True – but she’s looked a LOT worse, and at least she’s not flashing those false teeth.

      • redagain

        Why did she bother to crawl out of whatever hole she is in?

    • Jessi03

      Tyra looks so sad. What’s wrong, Ms. Sanchez?
      You weren’t kidding about Roxxxy. Girl, what is going on with that hi-lite?
      Detox just won my life.
      Love Sharon as drag PeeWee Herman.
      I saw a bunch of pictures earlier of Alaska, Jinkx, and Roxxxie together, so I figured they planned the red. Laskey and Jinkxie look adorable.
      Jade Jolie and Akashia…I can’t even handle y’all anymore. Sashay Away.
      Eta: WILLAM! Girl, you look perfect. I love it.

      • PinkySlinky

        Tyra, honey…whats up girl?

      • Daddadadadaddaaaaa

        Pretty sure that their looks here are just for a performance to open the reunion, and they’ll change afterwards, though. Rolaskinkx, as I call them, may end up looking even better eventually.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Josefina-Madariaga-Suárez/100002964685796 Josefina Madariaga Suárez

      And Manila wins the Campiest Look. But OH MY GOD, I loved both Raja’s and Detox’s looks.

      Funny to see Morgan going the breastplate route. Didn’t she sniffed when asked about padding claiming that it’s a pageant thing?

      And Roxxxy: I can’t believe I’m saying it, but Phi Phi (ugh) did it best.

      PD: I didn’t recognize Tyra at all. Can’t say it’s an improvement, though.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=14301272 Kate Gorton

      So…Tyra got some work done. Nearly unrecognizable.

      • Eric Stott

        Bit of a shame – her looks were the best thing about her, even out of drag she was very pretty.

      • http://twitter.com/DarrenNesbitt Darren Nesbitt

        Yeah I have no Idea who that is now. :/

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=14301272 Kate Gorton

          I KNOW. Bizarre.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Monzerrat-Ontiveros/100000216133922 Monzerrat Ontiveros

      CHi Chi has the craziest eyes!

    • evahansman

      Anyone who says drag isn’t an art form needs to look at Detoxx. It took me a second to realize there wasn’t something wrong with the picture.

    • hughman

      Real Housewives of Bellevue.

    • StellaZafella

      Sharon, Jinkx, Detox and Willam for the drag version of Designing Women… Sharon’s got the Julia Sugarbaker look the house DOWN!

      • StellaZafella

        Who’s gonna bet me that Honey’s got a kaftan on under that Kimono?

        • ZnSD

          “Girl, I’ve got a kaftan under my kaftan Girl!” – Honey’s Puppet

          • MK03


    • jmorino08

      Is Sharon dressed as Pee Wee Herman? That is brilliant. Detox’s makeup is incredible! She made herself look like a black and white photo! That takes skillz.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Josefina-Madariaga-Suárez/100002964685796 Josefina Madariaga Suárez

        Pee Wee Herman by Amanda Lepore.

    • http://twitter.com/filleduparadis Natasha Nyanin

      Raja and Detox are serving! Painted GLORY. Got to give it to little Jinkxy..she look’s pretty fiece here.

    • rkdgal

      I can’t be the only one who sincerely believed for a second or two that Detoxx’s pic was actually in black and white?! Then the red carpet registered on my eyeballs. But seriously, girl — fucking fabulous makeup!! All T, all Shade, I don’t remember Akashia being quite that thick on the show…and on the flip side, Madam Shannel looks quite slim in that getup! Raja, I still die for your fabulousness.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=527486497 Kirsten Flanagan

        Raja, I die!

      • demidaemon

        I think that’s mostly padding, but can we talk about her and Tyra’s makeup and wigs. Because they are sad and tired. What happened?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Patrick-Cleary/1201575213 Patrick Cleary

      Manila Luzon’s look is AMAZING! Sponge Bob Realness, hunties!

    • Deac82

      WTF Roxxxy!! Chub-Rub is not cute!

    • In_Stitches

      LOVING the make-up upgrade on Jinx. The paler foundation and subtler contouring flatters her much better than what she was doing on the show. Roxxxy’s skills somehow got worse. Someone’s been playing with the Homer Simpson makeup gun.

      I’m also impressed by Ms. Laqueefa and Honey Mahogany. Honey kept true to her aesthetic whilst upping the drama and Shangela’s face is miles better than it was during her time on the show. Maybe the makeup artist for the Orbitz comercials gave her some tips.

      • http://www.facebook.com/martin.h.gonzalez.1 Martin Gonzalez

        Billy B did Shangela’s makeup for the Orbitz commercial, actually. The queens were supposed to do their own makeup for it but Shangela and Billy ran into each other by chance and since he had criticized her makeup on the show so seriously and wasn’t allowed to tell her how to fix it, he offered to do her makeup for free for the gig.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QFW22QV426LUOEPGASPZJWJMDE MishaFoomin

        I was going to say that Shangela was looking as good as Raven with the makeup. At least some people learn. I also love the fake sword hilt on the hip of her dress. Makes me want to embroider a bunch on my dresses. And I am loving the fabulosity of Shannel’s pic. She’s loving herself and living it there.

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=659113572 Suzanne Szlaius

          I simply cannot believe how much better Shangela looks.

    • http://twitter.com/Glam_Dixie Glam Dixie

      I’d love to see closeups of Raja and Detox’s faces, that makeup is just amazing on them both. Shangela looks a little strange, did she have work done or is her makeup just different? Honey Mahogany goes with Roxxxy in the ridiculous column.

      • http://gabyrippling.tumblr.com/ Gaby

        Another caftan from the Bed, Bath, and Beyonce collection.

    • Amelia

      Between the crazy-eyes and the dress, Alyssa Edwards looks like she just came from some sort of murderous rampage.

      • Eric Stott

        For me she makes it work, somehow. Remember she’s from Arizona & the big hair and eyes thing is still popular among the women.

        • FloridaLlamaLover

          I thought young Joan Collins on crack with Alyssa.

          • Eric Stott

            True – but that is not necessarily a bad thing. Alyssa NEEDS something interesting.

    • prettybigkitty

      L-O-V-E Raja. She wins everything. Jinkxy looks pretty good. Detox. . . wow. Roxxxy can disappear now.

    • KateShouldBeWorking

      Allow me to break out some slang I learned from RPDR:

      A lot of these looks are busted.

      • demidaemon


      • VicD

        ALL T, ALL SHADE!

      • Melizmatic

        Gurl, bye.

    • Eric Stott

      Got to give them credit, they ALL look good – even Roxxy’s look might be passable on stage, though it’s way too much for the red carpet.

      • http://twitter.com/foodycatAlicia foodycatAlicia

        You have a very generous heart. I think the make up on some of them is atrocious – not just stage-y but really badly done.

    • MilaXX

      I was hoping you wold feature this. Raja is best costume, but for overall creativity and best makeup Detox hits a home run, hands down. She should have busted out this look while on the show.

      • ZnSD

        I doubt that she could have unless she has an airbrush for applying all that body paint. Simply one of the fiercest drag looks I’ve ever seen in almost 30 years of following drag. Just amazing.

        • MilaXX

          But she could have worn a long sleeve gown and just done her hands and face

          • ZnSD

            excellent point. Perhaps she just hadn’t come up with the concept. We could always ask her on FB.

            • Eric Stott

              Probably one of those looks you can’t do by yourself.

            • http://www.facebook.com/martin.h.gonzalez.1 Martin Gonzalez

              She’s credited the makeup artist, Nelly Recchia, who helped her with the look in all the pictures of her she’s posted on Facebook.

      • http://gabyrippling.tumblr.com/ Gaby

        Right? I saw that and thought, “Where was this DURING the show?”

      • GTFOBigGovt

        It was done by Nelly Recchia.

        • MilaXX

          Just checked out her website. That is a serious artiste.

        • Jan de la Rosa

          Wow! Thanks for the reference. Her work is amazing.

    • http://www.tumblr.com/tumblelog/lastbutnotleast janinedm

      That hat! Oh Pandora…

    • http://twitter.com/RaankyRaank Raanky

      Raja looks phenom. Honey Mahogony is in a slightly better tailored caftan/mumu. Tyra Sanchez’s face is a hot holy mess of a disaster.

      Sharon Needles and Chad Michaels are on point.

    • ZnSD

      LOL Roxxxy looks like a Thundercat!

      • StellaZafella

        “Thundercat’s are GO!…No, really, we mean it JUST…GO!”

        • demidaemon

          Hey, don’t be getting down on Liono and Cheetara! Roxxxy would be sent back to the Thundercats homeworld, stat.

          Oops, Roxxxy, forgot to tell you it doesn’t exist anymore. Too bad we already launched. 😉

          • StellaZafella

            By the way, Roxxxypuss…Lanie Kazan called, she’s suing you for defamation…and trade mark enfringment.

        • Melizmatic

          “Eye of Thundera, give me ‘sight beyond sight’!”


      • VicD

        Dontcha mean thunderthighs?

    • spooki C

      What did Ty Ty do to her face? She’s totally unrecognizable. I hope most of that is just bad makeup because she was cute on the show (though Raven should’ve won).

      Alyssa looks completely nuts. She looks like a rabid raccoon. I love her but this is so not a good look.

      • ZnSD

        lol I literally laughed out loud when I saw Alyssa. She is unintentionally hilarious all the time!

      • GTrain

        I thought the same about Tyra. She looks like a totally different person to me. Wonder if she had some work done?

      • Sally Brownson

        I think it’s the fact that she put such dark makeup on the inner corners of her eyes, which makes her eyes look extremely close together. She could also have had (bad) work done, but that makeup definitely produces that kind of effect on its own.

        • Fantastic Cat

          I sort of like her eyes. She looks like the 1959 African-American Barbie that Mattel never made.

    • leave_Blake_alone

      OMG ALASKA!!!! Fantastic. Love Detox too, definitely best in show. Willam looks great.

    • ZnSD

      And I do love the fact that Coco is holding a “Coritos” purse given the internet meme of her as a Dorito. Glad she can laugh at her orange self.

    • VioletFem

      Detox wins hands down. I GASPED out loud when I first saw this a few days ago. The most creative and breathtaking look from ANY RPDR alum by far.
      Raja is a very close second, but still quite impressive. If I could give an award to most improved, it would be Shangela who looks so closely like Beyonce, I did a double take.
      Roxxxy: Ok this is the first time she has actually made me laugh. That is a seriously bad make-up job, and that outfit does her no favors.
      Raven: surprisingly understated, but really elegant. It’s a good look for her.
      Willam: looks amazing
      Manilla Luzon: I’ve always loved her kooky, cartoon-inspired glamour

      Man I can not WAIT for this finale to air!

      • Stubenville

        I agree that Detoxx’s look was gasp worthy. But don’t you think that Jinkx’s Día de los Muertos makeup in one of the episodes might have been at least part of the inspiration?

        • VioletFem

          I actually that did not occur to me at all. They’re two completely different looks. The only common thread between the two looks is that they use primarily black and white make-up, and they are both were very creative.

    • KSpence

      WHAT. Detox’s look is AMAZING. What a cool idea.

    • sleepycat

      so many gowns, where is the fun in just a gooey gown? (points if you know the reference)

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ramon-Figueroa/1099451409 Ramon Figueroa

        I see a line of storm troopers marching through France, played by chorus boys in… very tight pants.

        • sleepycat

          Keep it gggaaaaayyy!

          • PeaceBang

            The original is sacred scripture in my family. I am thinking of Roger’s line, “How do you like my dress? I think it makes me look like Tugboat Annie.”

        • MK03

          One, two, kick, turn! Turn, turn, kick, turn!

    • http://gabyrippling.tumblr.com/ Gaby

      Roxxxy girl, why your base look like chalk? Head to toe, Detox let her whole body rock.

      Also, Raja is a goddess (see what I did there?) and I can’t remember any more lyrics to fudge.
      Tyra’s eye makeup makes her eyes look sunken and hollow.
      Coco aged herself into an octogenarian.
      I like Sharon’s Peewee gown, but I feel like it should have been hemmed a little shorter, and it should have a belt.
      Oh Willam, never change.

      • Eric Stott

        If Coco looks 80, then that is a pretty HOT 80.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=517525210 Erika Schultze

      Raja and Detox look amazing.

      When will Shannel be starring as ‘Mame?’

      • Eric Stott

        Honey, if she could do the singing I bet she would.

    • Imasewsure

      Lord love Tammie Brown, that crazy B…

    • http://www.facebook.com/RocketStarling Ashley Ellen Wilson

      SERIOUSLY–what is up with their makeup skills??? Some of these wenches need a lesson or two (or six!)

      • PeaceBang

        I think it’s an intentional shout-out to the insane brows of the old 1940’s films. I died (in a good way).

    • Stubenville

      Love Alaska and Jinkx Monsoon.

      Ivy Winters looks adorb, dressed like Marilyn Monroe from an old movie.

      Manilla brought the cray, cray (but I love it.)

      Detoxx’s look is AMAZING. HOW did she pull that off?

      Roxxxy Andrews looks bloated.

      Willam looks like she just drove in from the like, Galleria? After like, some shopping?

    • putonabus

      I live to see Sharon, Shannel, and Manila again — they even dug out Bebe! They all have such poise and individuality in their drag, which was sorely missed this season. Honey, Jade, and Detox all live up on the carpet to what they were supposed to be on the show (I don’t necessarily love Honey or Jade’s looks, but they are more refined versions of the styles they were trying to do). Why is everyone’s drag always better at the reunion? Have they been working a lot due to the exposure from the show, combined with seeing themselves on TV and wanting to improve what they saw?

      • Stubenville

        Probably more time to plan and refine their look. The smart girls are probably seeking advice from people who have mad skills as well.

        • Eric Stott

          At the reunion I bet they can get help with the makeup and styling.

    • Lilyana_F

      Daaaamn, Detoxx knows how to bring it! Fierce! Should’ve brought it more on the show, though, so we don’t have the head-to-toe mess that is Roxxxy in the final three. Jinkxy FTW!

    • snarkykitten

      God damn. Detox is fucking AMAZING. I’m also amused by Sharon Needles’ Pee Wee Herman get up

    • Joana Jaeger

      willam reminds me of the opening act in hedwig and the angry inch

    • http://www.facebook.com/elizabeth.delyser Elizabeth Elizaveta De Lyser

      Detox is AMAZING. That is so cool. Wonder why she didn’t wear it for the judges…?

      I thought the finale show was live. Does this mean the drag queens already know the winner?

      • Stubenville

        I think the way they did it last year, they filmed ALL of the queens winning, one at a time. So nobody finds out until the broadcast next Monday (other than Ru and the video editors.)

    • donaldhitemusic

      Akashia = eww

      Alaska = tucking awesome
      Alyssa = she’s a mess, but that’s the fun part
      Chad = i’m bored
      Chi Chi = why the long face?
      Coco = less is more, baby
      Delta = looks pretty
      Detox = can she get an emmy for best make up?
      Bebe = Bronze perfection (it’s a bit much, but she works it)
      Honey = at least it’s not that blond afro wig she was so fond of
      India = this look needs a pick-me-up… Mimi?
      Ivy = adorable
      Jade = ridiculous, but i kinda like it
      Jessica = never looked better
      Jinkx = definite improvement technically, but not all that amazing
      Manila = not her best, but at least it’s creative
      Monica = I think you needs a little more highlighter on that brow
      Morgan = looks pretty good, although the dress is shaped weird
      Pandora = another mint julip, Mr. beauregard?
      Raja = not really my thing, but it’s flawless
      Raven = love the face… maybe a little less forehead next time?
      Roxxxy = that look is super fattering to her figure
      Shangela = face is great, dress is ehh
      Shannel = bitch is committed to her aesthetic… I’m buying
      Sharon = Love the concept, dress is a little off
      Tammy = crazy town (in a good way)
      Tyra = why, God, why?
      Victoria = not her best face, but the fashion is an improvement
      Willam = perfect

      • Eric Stott

        Looks as if Victoria has dropped a few pounds, and yes you’re right, her general style is better.

      • Stubenville

        I think Roxxy looks bloated.

        • donaldhitemusic

          I agree ; )

      • Zaftiguana

        “that look is super fattering to her figure”


        • donaldhitemusic

          I just realized how similar that look is the one Phi Phi wore (on the snatch game ep, I believe). I think she’d want to do everything in her power to minimize comparisons to Phi Phi at this point.

      • Sally Brownson

        What I love about Manila’s is that she wore a Sponge Bob dress and accessorized with HER PINEAPPLE PURSE. It’s just perfect.

        • donaldhitemusic

          I’ll admit, it’s grown on me the more I look at it. At first, I thought it was a little “crafty” compared to many of her silly looks (big bird, cookie monster, etc), but it’s actually quite nicely tailored (and the eyes, mouth, etc, are placed in a way that flows with her body). I can’t believe I’m saying it, but it’s a well designed, beautifully made spongebob dress! lol.

          I wonder if Ivy made it!

    • Bexxx

      Why is Tyra wearing Monica Beverly Hillz’s face?

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Melissa-Janes/1307910218 Melissa Janes

        Was wondering the same thing! Maybe she’s a fan?

    • CrazyAuntie

      God bless Manila Luzon!! LUV HUH!!

    • lulukittie

      Pandora’s serving us some Kentucky Derby realness.

    • understateddiva

      Aw, it’s good to see my hometown girl Miss Porkchop, she wouldn’t remember me, but she used to be a customer at the convenience store where I used to work. I wondered why his nails were so long, and then a night employee told me she had seen her in drag!!

      • http://www.facebook.com/meredith.dickey Meredith Dickey

        Aw, Porkchop was actually the first the drag queen I ever saw! It was at a club in Raleigh, after the first season but before the second one. She was a lot of fun hosting the show and probably would have done a lot better on these later, more comedy focussed seasons.

    • Colin

      I think detox wins best makeup and overall prettiest. The completely black and white tone of literally everything, mutes the jewelry making them less attention pulling, while the overall look demands MASSIVE amounts of attention, and presents an overall aesthetically pleasing look. Perfect Drag Look if I ever saw one.

    • http://www.facebook.com/kristal.babich Kristal Babich

      I was lucky enough to go to the final taping. UGH Everyone looked so fab in person. <3

    • tonibaloney

      I can NOT stop looking at Detox. This look is absolutely stunning and amazing!

    • MK03

      Stray observations:

      *Chad is a class act as always.

      *I vote Shangela Most Improved. She really looks good.

      *Oh look, Toxxxic is wearing Michael Jackson’s nose again. What a surprise.

      *God, I love Sharon.

      *Tyra ruined her face. And I think she knows it.

      * Oh, Willam. Never change.

    • emoxic

      i think “red carpet” or “dressed to impress” was a theme. it was on the RSVPs for the taping. everyone looked amazing in person!

    • http://twitter.com/ZumaZoum Eric

      Detox’s look would have been much more amazing if I hadn’t seen Dean Pelton do the same thing on Community a couple of weeks ago.

      Manila is like a drag queen version of Katy Perry here, totally love it.

      • http://www.facebook.com/Cookie.Taz Aisa Ginger Jake Psenicnik

        oh yeaaa, that’s where I saw that before.

    • elemspbee

      Shangela!!! wow. she’s pretty.

    • e jerry powell

      Raven is looking downright conservative. I’m stunned.

    • http://twitter.com/hoynene hoynene

      monica beverly hillz stole honey’s bed bath & beyonce kaftan. morgan stole roxxxy’s breastplate and alaska’s goddess dress.

      best improved: victoria porkchop parker!

      where’s the other jade (sotomayor)? would’ve wanted to see her from the recesses of season 1 (def not akashia).

    • http://twitter.com/UtterlyCreative Sushy Gooroo

      Akashia looks like she wants to impersonate the word “booger”.

    • http://twitter.com/DarrenNesbitt Darren Nesbitt

      Delta Work and Raven look like classy conservative ladies.

    • http://twitter.com/HotMessHousWife Sammi M

      LIVING for Sharon Needles’ Pee-Wee Herman drag! And damn, what happened to Monica? She looks terrible.

      Raja and Detox are genius. I wish Detox had brought that kind of awesomeness to the competition; maybe she’ll come back and show us what’s what if there’s another All-Stars season.

      Jinkx looked so incredibly sexy, like WOW. AUGH I CAN’T WAIT UNTIL MONDAY!

      • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

        It’s so weird she didn’t bring much sexy to the show because in Monsoon Season she always brings sexy.

    • Calgary carpets

      These ladies are so pretty, some get-ups are pretty crazy though.

    • http://www.facebook.com/youngsunhan Young Sun Han

      :: deep breath ::

      Akashia – Has Tyra Banks weave line going on. Latrice’s dragchild?
      Alaska – Girls Gone Wild / Lolita / Gonzo porn= s’alright
      Alyssa – Tarantulas are not your friend. Cute dress but not into the hair.
      Chad – Werks it better as a blond; too much gauze.
      ChiChi – Great dress but the pale flesh strip is distracting. How do guys stay hard under her direction??
      Coco – TTH: Trying Too Hard. Needs to remove a few million accessories.
      Delta – Classy.
      Detox – This is the Detox we’ve been dying to see!! Where were you??? We were rooting for you! Learn from this.
      Bebe – Fierce hair but looks like she and Coco are shopping sisters.
      Honey – HELL NO! Even her WIG looks like a freaking caftan!!!
      India – No comment.
      Ivy – Cute! Vegas meets PanAm.
      Jade – Giuliana Rancic had a baby with a gay unicorn..
      Jessica – Cute but forgettable?
      Jinkx – Va va voom! Lookin’ fresh. Sailor bait.
      Manila – I love that she never rests on pretty. Always serving entertainment!
      Monica – Precious. Learned how to look soft.
      Morgan – Real Housewives of Ibiza. Can I get a side of mannequin with that?
      Pandora – Santino’s bane: spinster realness.
      Raja – This is why you won your season, Bitch!
      Raven – Killer. She’ll f*ck you, then eat you.
      Roxxxy – Roxxxy officially outs herself as Phi Phi’s clone. Aren’t shoulder pyramids over?
      Shangela – She looks good, but dangerously close to LARP-wear. Just strap on a broadsword.
      Shannel – Never change.
      Sharon – Fearce! This should’ve been Alaska’s outfit though. Share the spotlight, girl.
      Tammie – Fabulous. She knows who she is and works the hell out of it.
      Tyra – Looks like Monica..weird.
      Victoria – Yeah….Make-up..
      Willam – LA rich bitch chic to the T.

      Despite the criticisms, I love ALL of these bitches and the important work that they do.


      • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

        You are spot on with everything and you made me realize Phi Phi wasn’t there or she was and wasn’t worth photographing. I have a feeling Detox didn’t want to win. It was hers to lose.

    • mattcooper

      Has anyone mentioned that Raja looks like Jambi from Pee Wee’s Playhouse?

    • Melissa Snyder

      Again Raja proves that he’s a good makeup artist who should confine himself to dressing other people.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Melissa-Janes/1307910218 Melissa Janes

      Alyssa, I love you, but with those red splotches and that bow, you look like you’re wearing Hello Kitty’s period. That PeeWee dress is amazing, holy shit.

    • http://twitter.com/JMCanuck Jim

      Ok, hand ups – how many people scrolled past India Ferrah to the next photo and said in their heads, “IIVEEEEE WINTERRRRRS”? Double points if you thought “Cameroooooon!” as you passed Bebe?

    • Montavilla

      I think Alaska looks like she’s auditioning for the role of Chicklet in Psycho Beach Party.

      • NiseiShonagon

        Oh my god, some Charles Busch love is GREATLY appreciated in here! I had the privilege of being involved with productions of both Psycho Beach and Die, Mommie, Die! and had the TIME OF MY LIFE on both.

        Once Jinkx’s Broadway career takes off I’d love to see her in some of his work.

        • Montavilla

          I saw the production with Charles Busch back in the late 1980s. Wonderful show!

    • PeaceBang

      OMG, I think that actually IS Lainie Kazan.

    • NiseiShonagon

      I’m sorry but I will never be able to cede the title of Fishiest to Willam until he follows Sharon’s advice and gets some FOUNDATION THAT ACTUALLY WORKS.

      People used to criticize Ongina for being wigless and having sloppy/no tucks, but that five o’clock shadow does more to ruin a look than any of that. I can’t unsee it.

      • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

        I completely agree about the five o’clock shadow on Willem. If he got rid of that there would be no question. He is hilarious though. The reveal Honey did with the Kimono was underwhelming for sure and the wig bothers me to no end. Ru can do a giant blonde wig but Honey can’t carry it.

    • http://www.facebook.com/labrador.luis Luis Labrador Ramirez

      a little birdie told me that Roxxxy wins

      • Melizmatic

        Cool story, gurl.

      • Stubenville

        If you’re going to post a spoiler, at least be right. She lost.

    • RussellH88

      Akasha has a very Frankenstein-ish make-up line on her neck.

      And I’m surprised to see India there, considering she quit drag saying how the show was awful and she was eliminated because she didn’t do drugs and create drama.

    • Melizmatic

      I am living for Sharon’s ‘PeeWee Herman’ send up; and Manila is serving serious ‘camp’ with SpongeBob…

    • http://twitter.com/lisledanielle Danielle Lisle

      Oh my. Is that a Spongebob dress?

    • babylonsista

      At least Honey’s caftan has a belt.
      I am LIVING for Tyra! Her ensemble is downright demure.
      Shangela really is a pretty girl–at least when someone else beats her face. She looks lovely.
      Roxxxy’s Beyonce impression is way off. There is entirely too much going on there.

    • http://twitter.com/amywinns Amy Winn

      Just want to go on record saying: winner = YAAAAY!

    • shanteUstay

      WTF!! Why is it every single time I see honey she’s wearing some sort of bed sheet thing.
      Yes I know Kimonos are thick and etc, but she looks like she’s weighed down by a million pounds of fabric, every single time I’ve seen her

      • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

        Did you see the show? She used the kimono to reveal a form fitting dress underneath. It wasn’t earth shattering but Honey sure thought so.

    • http://twitter.com/phreddd F. Eloy Vaughn

      Some of these heffas didn’t TRY to dress.

    • http://www.facebook.com/candice.booth.79 Candice Booth

      Thanks for sharing. That was a very clever costume. It took a little while for the link to be approved.

      • http://twitter.com/HDizzay Hayley

        Thanks! I wasn’t really sure how to share it, so we just uploaded it to my bf’s forgotten blog!

    • Eric827

      It took me a while to catch these looks, but…Raven as the prettiest?

      She looks like an elderly woman in an incredibly cheap wig.