TLOunge

Posted on September 26, 2013

Das Stue, Berlin

After last week’s Old World style, we’re looking for something cool and Euro-modern in our lounge.  This’ll do nicely, although the seats don’t look like they’re conducive to tv-watching jaunts; especially ones where one is expected to leap out of one’s chair angrily on a regular basis. As one tends to do.

Guest judge Peter Som, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and Heidi Klum

Heidi, WHAT are you wearing?

 

Whatevs.

How’s your week going, kittens?

 

[Photo Credit: das-stue.com, Barbara Nitke for Lifetime - Video Credit: Lifetime]

    • Denise Plank

      I feel sick, my house is beyond a mess, I am broke, and my bf is out of town. On the bright side, I found the cough syrup!

      • Munchkn

        I hope you feel better soon, Denise!

      • sleepycat

        1) Feel better!!
        2) My studio is so messy that it makes your house looks spick and span.
        3) You probably make more then I do (I’m a student with lots of loans), so you aren’t broker then me and you have more at least five times the space I have, so you are richer then you think.
        4) You have someone to miss.

        Now let me give you a NyDrop, Lemon vodka with a rich cherry cough syrup, garnished with a sprig of spearmint to clear you out and a box of 1000 thread count, Louis Vution tissues. Oh and here is your free chicken soup!

        Get some rest!

        • catlover2x

          Aw, you’re sweet!

        • Denise Plank

          Oh, you are very sweet! Well, I will be loads of fun, as I have no alcohol tolerance and and Nyquil makes me quire high. I’m told it is dreadfully entertaining.

      • Call me Bee

        Oh hon. Sorry.
        In reality, we is all broke and living in messes because we are BKs doing VIT (Very Interesting/Important Things) and have no time to clean.

        • Denise Plank

          Yes, I am going with that!

        • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

          i always tell my students that making art has to be your first priority. if you have a clean house, you won’t be an artist.

      • Emily Smith

        Our cat may be trying to die. So that’s been fun.

        • Denise Plank

          Don’t die, kitty!

        • DebbieLovesShoes

          I’m sorry, but this made me laugh out loud. I really needed that after this week I had! TY.

      • DebbieLovesShoes

        Made me laugh…… And feel better about my life at the same time! TY Denise, wherever you are.

    • Sarah

      Going better now that ya’ll are back. I was literally worried that something happened to the Uncles. (As if you couldn’t just take some downtime.) All is right with the world, now.

    • bxbourgie

      Yes, the lounge! I just spent my afternoon putting children’s bicycles together for the 9/11 Tribute Fund to give to the children of military families, so I’m beat. I did my good deed for the day, I need a drink and some mindless tv.

      • Stubenville

        You’ve come to the right place for mindless TV!

    • alyce1213

      “Heidi, WHAT are you wearing?”
      A kite?

      • Sarah

        HA! It is so mullety, and she’s dressed way down, to boot. What is that about? Is it because Peter Som is a casual designer? I don’t get it.

      • Pennymac

        I believe I saw an ad in this months Allure with Ms. Klum in her Walmart jeggings by Jordache (?) (Not sure). These look suspiciously like them…..

        • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

          WALMART??? how the mighty have fallen…

      • MilaXX

        It’s odd, because I hate mullet dresses. Mullet tops on the other hand don’t bother me if they are in the right proportion.

        • susu

          I know, I’m kind of embarrassed to say I like her look here. Please don’t crucify me.

          • MilaXX

            I don’t mind it.

          • wontons

            I would wear that. (“I would wear that”–can I be a judge now?)

        • quiltrx

          It sort of looks like something that *should* be from the late 80s, but isn’t. I oddly don’t mind it, except that it’s so not Heidi.

      • Stubenville

        “Eddie, what are you wearing?”
        “It’s LaCroix.”
        “It’s fabulous.”

    • Jacquelyn

      Heaven above Heidi. What is that??
      Also between Zac’s hair, his body language (especially his feet) and his “precious” outfit, he’s look very 10 yr old at church

      • Call me Bee

        I know, right? Since he already looks like a little boy, he might want to dress a little less Little Lord Fauntleroy.

        • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

          and his hair looks like a little girl (with a new home perm).

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      This Kitten is already staring down a long, hard Friday with a glorious weekend waiting on the other side of it. Mummy would rather burn one than drink one, but the universe is conspiring against me. I don’t want to wine like After School Special up there so let’s just say this week could be better, but it could always be worse.

      • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

        move to california. there’s practically a dispensary on every corner. anyways, just think, things could be worse, you could BE after school special.

      • formerlyAnon

        Hope you are feeling better, anyway. And yes, it could always be worse, though sometimes “worse” really doesn’t bear thinking of.

        • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

          I am, thank you. We’ll leave “worse” for another day.

    • SinisterKid

      Le Mullet Dress has evolved (‘scuse me, Kansas…been re-created…) into le Mullet Top-gasp!

    • Funkykatt

      I freeze lemon Yoplait and then microwave it for about thirty seconds and it’s almost as good as ice cream. Not the expensive ice cream but good enough. I found the commercial really the most interesting thing but this video

    • http://www.GiftedCollector.com/ The Gifted Collector

      I used to look forward to Project Runway with great anticipation. Now, the only way I know it’s Thursday is that it’s trash day and it’s time for the TLounge.

    • AlexisPayne

      Today I realized our CEO (who’s office is next to mine) is a terrible combo of Michael Scott and Bill Lumbergh.
      Get me a Manhattan and keep them coming.

      • SinisterKid

        If someone could bring her a Manhattan…that’d be grrrreeeat….

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        Bless your heart. What a special Hell that must be for you.

      • sleepycat

        *give you an online version of my famous bear hugs and hands you a Manhattan*

      • Call me Bee

        So sorry. I had one of those back in the 70s. Next drink is on me.

    • MilaXX

      I’m gonna try hard to climb out of the Breaking Bad K-hole I’ve climbed in and snark on this tonight.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        As SoA draws to a close, these last two seasons will have the fans wondering why we ever rooted for these bad guys. I could never bring myself to start Breaking Bad, because I just couldn’t bring myself to go that dark again. I know I am missing out on brilliance.

        • MilaXX

          I had to skip a few eps. The junkies with the kid (Peekaboo) & the one where Jane OD’s(ADQ). I’ll probably also skip the ep where Jessie turns his house into a flop house because he can’t stand being alone (Open House).
          I never got into SoA for some reason. The last show I was this invested in was The Wire. I’m pretty sure Sunday’s finale will kill me.

    • Pennymac

      The best thing about this week is that tomorrow is Friday and the weather in the mountains is grand this time of year! 8 more hours of work and then off to the A.T. to relax and unwind! Hoping for no bat-shittery tonite!

    • majipoor

      Sorry if this has been asked before but are T&L reviewing the fashion week collections this season?

      • OrigamiRose

        If memory serves, they add their comments to the fashion week posts after the finale airs and the winner is declared. (BKs, feel free to correct me if I’m off!)

        • harlowish

          Right, but they usually do the decoys the week after they’re eliminated. I always love reading their thoughts on the decoy collections, so I hope they haven’t stopped!

          • OrigamiRose

            Ohhh thank you – I’m going to go back and read the eliminated ones now! :)

      • Eric Stott

        I’d hope so, but during the last couple of seasons they’ve pared down their coverage – dropping the ‘ology posts and mostly ditching Judging the Judges. I know how they feel – there’s so much less Joy in the show now.

    • Eric Stott

      Greetings! I have been completely purged of any Ken Sympathy

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        Right. I thought of breaking out my Ken avatar, because damn it, I crack myself up, but then we are all so happy to have him gone, it may ruin our lounging experience.

        • Eric Stott

          The interview with his model cinched it. Not only did he lie, the producers were in on the manipulation.

          • OrigamiRose

            Wait, what interview?

            Edit – Never mind, I saw her website. Brain spaz ;)

            • Eric Stott

              I found it linked to someone’s comment. What’s his model’s name?

            • OrigamiRose

              Suzi – her site was… shoot, I can’t remember the name. I think it had “crafty” in the middle. Argh :/

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              justcraftyenough

            • OrigamiRose

              THANK YOU!!! *pours virtual cocktail in gratitude*

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              I’m here for you, baby,

            • Eric Stott

              I can’t find it (damm) but it seems that THE FABRIC WAS HIS CHOICE FROM THE BEGINNING!!!

            • Stubenville

              I am simply shocked that Ken would throw his model under the double decker bus.

              /sarcasm

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              I am SHOCKED that the producers were also privy to such shenanigans!

              /yeah, sarcasm.

            • Eric Stott

              Her remarks about that aren’t on her site, gawdammit…but I did read them.

              OK- DEEP CLEANSING BREATH

            • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

              i wouldn’t be surprised if he actually did throw her under a bus. that guy is crazy scary.

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            Sacrebleu!! What is zis?

          • MilaXX

            really? I missed this. what’s his model’s name?

        • Sarah

          You cracked me up, too. Thanks! YBGS is my fave new acronym.

        • OrigamiRose

          I’m just sad that no one has yet done a gif of him flipping out in The Phantom of the Mommie Dearest mask.

          • Stubenville

            It’s always about the wire hangers, isn’t it?

            • OrigamiRose

              Truly ;)

          • MilaXX

            I think I saw one on tumblr

            • OrigamiRose

              Thank you! I will go in search of it. For some reason, keywords “Ken Laurence gif” and time period of the last week did land me a gif of Tom Brady’s head superimposed on Miley Cyrus’ body in “Wrecking Ball.” Still trying to figure that one out, ha ha.

            • RebeccaKW

              Have you seen the gif of Nic Cage’s head on her Miley’s body in Wrecking Ball? The stuff of nightmares.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Thank god. I was worried for you.

        • Eric Stott

          plaid

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            Yes. I know.

            • Eric Stott

              hugs

    • Stubenville

      Hi everybody! Does anyone know why Heidi is apparently wearing a maternity top?

      • Eric Stott

        besides questionable taste?

        • Stubenville

          That’s already a given.

    • http://frankbettecenter.org/ sleah_in_norcal

      hi, kids! it is hailing and thundering and possibly snowing like a motherfucker here chez sleah in the sierras. in other news, guess what i get to do tomorrow? have one of those horrible diagnostic procedures where you go on a two day liquid diet and then drink that horrible stuff and poop your life out. have to do that in an hour, oh joy. also, i have a quilt due on deadline so i have to spend my time at the sewing machine. it’s a fun piece, though, it’s the colors of the italian flag and all made of food fabrics. it’s titled abondanza! oops, the thunder is shaking the house, and my little puppy Alice is scared.

      • Stubenville

        Yikes! That makes my frantic day pale in comparison.

        BTW, had a colonoscopy a couple of months ago and the stuff they gave me for the clean out, Movi Prep, was absolutely vile. I hope your stuff is better tasting.

        • Eric Stott

          I didn’t like it, but it was better than the bane of my childhood- Glucose Tolerance Tests. Drink a quart of something so thick and sweet you want to vomit- worse than straight honey.

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          This is why I don’t go to the doctor.

          • Munchkn

            I read somewhere years ago that doctors ought to have to go through the procedures they prescribe sometime during their residencies to see just what patients go through.

        • SRQkitten

          Movie prep was the worst. Ever.

        • MoHub

          I projectile-vomited a lot of my prep. I think they need to alter the dosage based on the size of the patient. My husband is almost three times my size, yet his prep was the same quantity as mine.

          • Stubenville

            The same thing happened to me on the last glass. But given what was already going on down below, I didn’t think it would matter. Oh well, I don’t have to repeat that experience again until 2023.

            • MoHub

              Yep. What I managed to hold down did the trick, so lack of a complete dose didn’t seem to hurt anything.

      • Lori

        Good luck with both the weather and the test. I hope you get good news on both fronts.

      • MilaXX

        oh yuck! Hope all things work out okay.

      • NDC_IPCentral

        What a delightful project, SLeah, I bet that quilt will turn out magnificently. The storm will pass, I hope soon.

        And alot else will pass, too. I had a colonoscopy as a diagnostic procedure last year in February two weeks before I got my ovarian cancer Dx, and boy, the prep was not fun. But having to drink the CT scan imaging goop ten days later triggered a reaction that made the colonoscopy prep child’s play by comparison.

        Yes, yes, I know you’re thanking me for sharing. Just stay close to the loo, girlfriend! Best wishes for a good diagnosis.

        • SRQkitten

          Yes, NDC, perspective helps. Just posted a minute ago about the movie prep stuff as worst ever – but yr experience is reminder of that others are getting thru harder stuff so I need to be grateful for what isn’t wrong and how much is right.

          • NDC_IPCentral

            Well, I am seeming to enjoy a benign haze of forgetfulness about some of the worst of last year, so that I’m reveling in being my doctors’ success story. I have another law school friend, alas, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer three months ago, so I’m sort of coaching, encouraging her from afar (she’s in the Cleveland area), and man, I had an easier time than she is currently experiencing.

            It’s all relative.

            • formerlyAnon

              Man, however good it may be to be able to help, coaching someone through an ordeal that you navigated so recently must be . . . emotional. Ah well, it IS all relative.

            • NDC_IPCentral

              I really feel that I need to beat the drum about ovarian cancer – September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (think teal). Offering advice, guidance, encouragement to a friend who’s going through what I did (and the same treatment plan – chemo/surgery/chemo) is a privilege, but I’m worried for her. I was doing better than she was at the same point, but she had a higher CA-125 number at initial Dx than I did, so she has a steeper route to climb.

            • SRQkitten

              Being your doc’s success story with ovarian cancer – definitely priceless! Congrats!

      • Call me Bee

        Oh my. Had one last year. Not pretty. But–here’s hoping for a good outcome. I know you can’t have a drink, but have a raincheck and I’ll catch ya next week.
        Really–anyone who has one of those is my hero–my mom died of colon CA, so I put up with it when I need to.

      • UsedtobeEP

        Well, you win the fun night award. Goodness.

    • alula_auburn

      yea, kittens! Tomorrow I fly to the Netherlands for the glamorous life of being interim nanny for my niece for two weeks. My cats are already sulking. They know.

      • Denise Plank

        They always know.

      • GorgeousThings

        My dog knows the minute I pull out a suitcase.

        • alyce1213

          My dog sits in the suitcase.

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            My cats take turns. While looking at me accusingly.

        • Munchkn

          My in-laws old dog used to get so depressed when he saw the suitcases out. Jason knew that he was about to go to “camp”.

      • UsedtobeEP

        Yay! Land of windmills, tulips, and legal drugs. Except you are a nanny, so none of that for you.

        • UsedtobeEP

          The drugs part. Tulips are still fine.

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            Nannys can’t windmill?

            • UsedtobeEP

              Oops. Sure they can.

      • Call me Bee

        Excellent. Have a great time!

    • GillianHolroyd

      ooh, in the preview, Heidi said “one or more of you will be out”. There are three episodes left. Someone do the math for me please?

      • Stubenville

        Double elimination tonight or next week for sure. Maybe both.

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          Both. Please.

    • Stubenville

      So probably double elimination tonight, kids. I’m thinking Justin and someone else. Maybe Alexandria of the “pleasure me pants” fame or Drag Brows. Any predictions?

      • Eric Stott

        The dreaded “And you get to go too!!!” episode?

        • Stubenville

          Yes. And their little dog, too.

          • Eric Stott

            I assumed Zac would be there anyhow

          • Munchkn

            Nice reference to The Wizard of Oz! I went with my daughter and granddaughter to see it this afternoon. Granddaughter is only 4 and parts of it were pretty scary for her. The 3D adds just enough to make the 3D viewing worthwhile. Toto is my favorite character, btw.

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              I had a friend who owned a “Surrender Dorothy!” t-shirt. I always loved that shirt. And people’s faces while they were reading it.

    • NDC_IPCentral

      Couldn’t see your site updates at work – but at home – yay! So Productivity was Improved at IP Central because the TLO temptation has been, for the time being, removed.

      Am happily driving to Our Nation’s Capital tomorrow to have lunch with a law school chum (and old boyfriend) and his wife and daughter. Good reun’ing after not having seen them for many, many years. Then to spend the weekend in Bethesda with an undergraduate school very close friend (who watches Project Runway, too) of 45 years. She’s walked the entire Appalachian Trail, the entire Pacific Coast Trail and has section-hiked through NM and much of Colorado on the Continental Divide Trail – a journey still to conclude. Not much high style on those paths except HEIGHT with mountains and passes and dicey footing. She’s intrepid, and I’m looking forward to her trail taies and pix.

      As to PR – whatevs, indeed. Haven’t read my sister ‘n’ brudder BK comments yet since I wanted to get on the Board, so to speak. Will remedy that info dearth right now.

      • Call me Bee

        Wow–that’s a lot of walking! Tell her, “Well done!” Have fun with your reunions!

        • NDC_IPCentral

          No kidding; she’s done, I think, 670 miles this year alone. She’s the embodiment of ‘intrepid.’ And she’s very smart, too. Enjoyable company – we will have one heck of a yak-fest.

      • formerlyAnon

        Sounds like an awesome long weekend. Enjoy!

    • alula_auburn

      oh, hey, Heidi on Parks and Recreation!

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Oh! I remember what I wanted to ask y’all. . .Has anyone else noticed the frequent appearance of the “racerback inspired” bodices, a la Sustainicorn? They are really a thing. Were there always tops and dresses with that style and and we just didn’t notice before Timothy?

      • Eric Stott

        They used them a lot (too much) in the last few seasons – along with butt zippers.

        • Call me Bee

          Ugh visible zippers. One good thing though–they are showing up on the racks at TJ Maxx, which means they will be gone in moments.

    • Lena Abu-Ali

      Well, after years of lurking, I decided to officially join my fellow BKs in the TLounge. Hello everybody!
      I wish I had a TV in my dorm room, but I’ll be looking forward to catching up online tomorrow before class.

      • Eric Stott

        mud will be flung tonight!

      • NDC_IPCentral

        *in my stern Auntie voice* You be sure to get your homework done now, Lena!

        But we’re delighted to have you with us to hurl bon mots off with aplomb.

        • Lena Abu-Ali

          doing it at the moment! i’ll try my best to be witty.

          • NDC_IPCentral

            Don’t fash yoursel’, hon – we’re a friendly bunch that just have our virtual pitchforks and torches at the ready to wave at the shenanigans that the producers foist on us. We get old foofy about the Good Old Days of Project Runway, but we don’t turn it off now, either!

      • Stubenville

        Hey Lena! Welcome to the Bitter Kitten clubhouse!

        • Lena Abu-Ali

          thank you for the kind welcome! i’m proud to be a member!

      • Munchkn

        Welcome to the Lounge, Lena!

      • Call me Bee

        Welcome! OK–do your homework—then come back and sit with your crazy aunties….

      • UsedtobeEP

        Hello and welcome!

      • formerlyAnon

        Welcome! TLounge is a lovely place, sadly, the actual show has become less important.

    • Stubenville

      Has anyone seen the Chris March wigs at Target? He did a series of crazy oversize foam wigs for Halloween.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        I just saw a story today about a sweet, little angel named Maddie who recently lost her battle with cancer. There is a pic of her and daddy in the store, wearing the wigs.

      • formerlyAnon

        Just seen pictures so far. I am thinking one or two might be an investment purchase.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        I must go immediately! Or maybe tomorrow after work.

      • Ginny Ellsworth

        Thank You! I’ll be there at lunchtime hunting one or two down. Warning:These items might not be used just for Halloween!!!

    • GorgeousThings

      I’ve had a great week so far! I got to spend time amongst REAL fashion in Paris. Back yesterday, totally jet lagged today, so we’ll see if I make it through PR. I’m going to put my jammies, slippers and bathrobe on. Wake me up if I nod off and anything interesting happens, please?

      • Call me Bee

        You got it.

      • Stubenville

        Super jealous here. Did you get to eat at any famous restaurants or was it all work, work, work?

        • GorgeousThings

          No place famous, just amazing food everywhere! We had oysters at the Brasserie in the Hotel Lutetia, which you may recall from the Haute Couture episode in Season 3 (Laura Bennett, Uli Hertzner, Nutty Vincent and the guy who ended up winning the season)

          • Meredith_P

            Ah, my favorite season. Those were the days. Now I watch so that I can read TLo.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        Welcome home!

    • Call me Bee

      My week has been pretty good. Made plans to take the DDs (darling daughters) and their SOs to Tallinn next summer for the big Folk Fest, which happens every four years. Also finished up one quilt and am almost done with another, and the concrete guys started the foundation for our new garage. And–my back is not sore. A time for celebration!
      I have a Strawberry Blonde, please and thank you.

    • BuffaloBarbara

      My God, I don’t even have anything to say about the upcoming festivities. I literally cannot think of one thing.

      No fancy drinks tonight. I’m having a beer. It will go with that always-cheap looking self-designed prints they do.

      • Munchkn

        I’m having a beer, too. I just discovered I’ve got a ton (well, 11) of Weight Watchers points to use and beer is a good way to do it.

      • NDC_IPCentral

        Beer here, as well. Slainte!

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Oddly, I’m having Grand Marnier.

    • Inspector_Gidget

      Won’t be able to watch in real time, but have fun! I’m sure the recap will be better anyway.

    • oyeyemi808

      Evening everyone! Barkeep I’ll have a Gibson martini please.

    • BeccaGo

      My lease is up Oct. 1 and I haven’t closed on my new place yet so I’m temporarily moving back home this weekend and I’ve just barely begun cleaning and packing but eff that nonsense – it’s DRAMA™ TIME!

      • Stubenville

        Enjoy the little break.

      • alyce1213

        Moving really sucks.

        • BeccaGo

          Preach. This is my first time buying a place, too, and the process is just freakin’ ENDLESS. I want to decorate, damn it! Let’s get a move on!

    • Eric Stott

      Each season in the print challenge someone has a design that reflects their life – my bet is on Justin.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        If only Gay Daddy were still here. It would be even more meaningful than his love letter, I’m sure.

        • PastryGoddess

          Sustainicorn could write another letter to his model

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            no, SHE wrote HIM. Because he’s so SPECIAL.

    • Stubenville

      Okay, new epi starting.

    • Stubenville

      Tim’s jacket is heinous.

      • Call me Bee

        The Hubs called him the crazy uncle from Li’l Abner.

      • NDC_IPCentral

        I think a lot of Tim’s ensembles this season have been mish-mashes.

    • Cheryl

      Has Kate been second place each week?

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        in her mind

    • NDC_IPCentral

      “Between Helen and ME; between Braden and ME” – Kate – basic grammar, girl. The object of a preposition is not in the nominative case.

      • alyce1213

        Don’t get me started.

      • blondie65

        Again, if I could like this 1000 times more, I would.

      • rainwood1

        Whenever I hear someone say that, I make the correction silently to myself. EVERY DAMN TIME.

    • OrigamiRose

      Good thing “HP” wasn’t tonight’s drinking game cue.

    • UsedtobeEP

      Whoa! Just made it. Have been surrounded by screaming children by approximately 12 hours today. Don’t you all wish you were me??

      • Stubenville

        No.

      • PastryGoddess

        did you want the nice answer or the real answer?

        • UsedtobeEP

          Um, will the real one burn up my screen?

          • PastryGoddess

            yeeeeeees

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        we need drinks here!!!!

        • UsedtobeEP

          Big ones…

      • Cheryl

        Only 7 hours, but I would have been happy to go for another 5! I love my Head Start kids.

        • UsedtobeEP

          Aww, you are awesome. My own kids at the end were what made the day long. Bless their hearts. I must not have beat them enough today. ; )

    • Eric Stott

      HP threw us a curve

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        What fuckery is this?

        • Eric Stott

          So- if a woman helps crippled children, does the print reflect that?

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            Wheelchairs and crutches?

            • Stubenville

              Broken lines.

            • UsedtobeEP

              I’m so confused already, and it’s sooooo early. I must really need drinks. More than I thought.

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              My son is disabled, not broken.

      • alula_auburn

        This isn’t forced or awkward at all.

        • Stubenville

          Compared to being inspired by how yogurt tastes?

    • alyce1213

      A twist — takes it away from personal prints.

      • Eric Stott

        I’ll bet that everyone was planning their patterns already – this would put them off their plans

    • Call me Bee

      Oooh Miss USA wear a crown from Diamond Nexus–a tiny Milwaukee company that makes lab-created diamonds and for whom my daughter works!

      • UsedtobeEP

        What does she do? I would love to say I make diamonds for a living. It’s Godlike.

        • Call me Bee

          She manages the retail store. It was in a mall, but they are moving a very cool area near downtown in a loft-like space.

          • UsedtobeEP

            I bet she has lots of funny stories to tell. I have a good friend who works in a very posh jewelry store and she tells funny stories about people who spend loads of cash on sparkly things.

    • OrigamiRose

      How I would love if someone just made a textile that was nothing other than the HP and Intel logos.

    • alyce1213

      Is that Miss USA’s DAYWEAR?

    • Eric Stott

      Empowering…..one of those buzzwords I hate.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Tonight is clearly let’s all want to punch Kate in the face night.

      • Cheryl

        WTPKITFN!

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      With Ken gone, now I kind of want Kate to shut up…

      I’m never happy.

      • Angela_the_Librarian

        You can still use SUK!

        • PastryGoddess

          Or it’s alternative option SFUK

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            YBGS!!!!!!!!!!!

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              I envision that accompanied by waving hands.

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              neck/head rolls

      • Stubenville

        I want Kate AUF!

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          +1,000

    • alyce1213

      Uh oh. Are we gonna get a brick dress?

      • Stubenville

        Accessorized with clunky Belk accessories?

      • VictoriaDiNardo

        Gaultier was already there a few decades ago…

    • Eric Stott

      Everything will look like a UNICEF christmas card from the 1960’s

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        I love you so much.

        Plaid.

        • Eric Stott

          plaid drawn by a third world child with sad beautiful eyes

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            with a stick burned in the fire cooking watery soup…

            • Eric Stott

              “the plaid catholic school dress you sent me is the only color in my village”

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              you. are. killing. me.

    • sunsetwalker

      woohoo I m back bitches!!
      Are they finally creating real fashion now

      • PastryGoddess

        Yeah…NO

        • sunsetwalker

          disappointing I had so much hope for this season

          • PastryGoddess

            You’ll need to get over that…have something to drink. It’ll help ease the sting

    • alula_auburn

      Is it wrong I kinda want a Cakewrecks inspired challenged?

      • Stubenville

        +1,000. Love that site!

      • Eric Stott

        I think those two guys just want to close the shop and lick icing off each other

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      Wow, this is so weird. Some are working with charities, others with just interesting people. How do you compare the two?

      • Stubenville

        Perfect for the judges – they can pick on any reason to reward or disparage a dresstesstant.

    • Bexxx

      THAT’S NOT MY STYLE TO DO CAKE-LIKE THINGS.

    • sunsetwalker

      umm cake hmm light fluffy pastel colors how is that hard to be inspired by?!!

    • sunsetwalker

      Helen is still in the competition !!!?

      • PastryGoddess

        She’s kind of a front runner. I can’t believe I typed that

      • OrigamiRose

        She’s won four challenges, I think (and somewhere I read she tried to claim credit for another, with Dom’s “Belk” dress win too).

      • sunsetwalker

        well guess i did not miss much smdh

    • ChristinaRi

      Mr. Eyebrows was barely listening when the cake maker was talking. He was just repeating “can’t can’t can’t” in his head I mean it could be confection or oozing molten chocolate — so much. A bunch easier than what some of the others got.

      • UsedtobeEP

        Dress = confection seems pretty fun to me. Literal, maybe, but fun.

    • Stubenville

      Dear Lord – another Allstars on October 24th? I don;t think I can stand any more of this dreck.

      • sunsetwalker

        I am so ready for the dramatics from Aylssa Milano

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      “We get to be inspired…” She’s such an ass kisser.

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      I have unreasonable hatred for adults who refer to ‘puters. Even you, Dom!

      • formerlyAnon

        Oh no. Quite reasonable

    • ChristinaRi

      TIMMY! Me no like this outfit. Halloween!

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        It hurt my eyes a little bit.

    • alula_auburn

      I keep hearing Kate say “binary binary binary binary” but the Doctor never comes to wipe her brain. :(

    • Stubenville

      Okay, who called the personal message from Justin. Eric, was it you?

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        I think it was.

      • Eric Stott

        It seemed fortold that he’d somehow work deafness into it

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Does anyone believe that Kate has any clue about binary code?!

      • alula_auburn

        It’s what apps are made of!

      • Stubenville

        Bwa ha ha hah.
        No.

    • ChristinaRi

      Alexandra is making stripes??

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        From the woman who brought you drop crotch work out gear. She’s a forward thinking genius!

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          Stripes is the new plaid.

          • VictoriaDiNardo

            Clavicle is the new cleavage.

    • MilaXX

      I hate the textile challenges. Most of the designers almost always get the scale wrong. This added twist pretty much ensures wacky clothing.

      • VictoriaDiNardo

        I can never understand how they don’t seem to take the repeat of the print into consideration.

        • Eric Stott

          The test sheets can be deceptive

        • MilaXX

          me neither, but they never do

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      Unless he really messes up I think Justin has this one in the bag. His has has the best story behind it.

      • OrigamiRose

        And Drag Brows seems to be heading for the loser edit.

      • Eric Stott

        yeah- but he’d better make a decent dress

    • sunsetwalker

      so we are getting a brick dress, way to be inspired

      • alula_auburn

        I’d be kind of insulted if I was supposed to be someone’s muse and the did a design based on my brick walls, I think.

    • ChristinaRi

      Love Helen’s boob gestures.

    • PastryGoddess

      Why doesn’t any one do a large format print. enough with those little tiles

    • Cheryl

      Yes, Kate, this young lady will be empowered by your pretty little dress.

      • ChristinaRi

        Empowered. One of my least favorite words

        • Cheryl

          TEXTILE. Textile. Textile. Textile.

          My very least favorite word.

          • Stubenville

            Modern. Beaten to death in fashion journalism.

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              Editorial.

            • Eric Stott

              Forward

          • RidgewayGirl

            Moist. Moist, moist, moist.

    • PastryGoddess

      Does anyone else live in Kate’s world. Or is she the only one living there

      • Cheryl

        The producers.

    • Abigail

      When Tim is encouraging people to break the budget all I can think of is there hasn’t been enough money drama. Not that PR would manipulate anything like that…

      • PastryGoddess

        NO NEVER!

    • Stubenville

      Did Bradon get Dom’s fabric?

    • Eric Stott

      Helen’s looks like a project by a very careful child

    • ChristinaRi

      Why does Helen annoy me? I feel like it’s not fair how much I don’t like her.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        It’s totally fair.

        • Eric Stott

          Alexander just said it for you- it’s so constant.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        It’s okay. Have a drink.

        • PastryGoddess

          or 5. We’re givers here

        • ChristinaRi

          Clearly, that’s what is missing. Why didn’t I think of it.

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            Sometimes it’s easy to miss the obvious.

    • Eric Stott

      Braden’s looks like something you could buy at the store

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Which store?

        • OrigamiRose

          In six months, Belk.

          • Eric Stott

            It looks like an attractive paper tablecloth that you wad up and toss after one use

      • Cheryl

        The Ugly Store.

    • blondie65

      Tim doesn’t have adequate words….ok, we are in crazy plaid land.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        We’ve been here for WEEKS!

        • Eric Stott

          and reveling in the sensation

    • sunsetwalker

      Tim join the club I have been perplexed all season

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      I like Bradon bouncing around holding his fabric up to himself. It’s cute.

      • Eric Stott

        He’s more interesting than anything he’s designed yet.

    • Stubenville

      Don ‘t know what to do? THEN GO HOME.

    • BuffaloBarbara

      Braden — shorts. Do shorts. With the jacket, and a slouchy blue hat. Yeah. Just like that. It would be cute. :D

      I love Dom’s. No one else’s is really speaking to me.

      Raise your hand if you think Justin decided on his print before he was cast, and spent most of his time figuring out how to apply the idea he was already planning to use to the situation at hand?

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Pick me!

      • Cheryl

        Yes, it’s his dessert.

      • PastryGoddess

        I can’t hold onto my drink if I raise both hands

      • Eric Stott

        Who was his inspiration again?

        • BuffaloBarbara

          Miss America and her charity that helps with education.

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            How do you remember these things? I am in awe.

          • Eric Stott

            that is such a vague inspiration that it could lead to anything

          • Call me Bee

            Actually Miss USA. Donald Trump’s Miss USA.

            • BuffaloBarbara

              I always forget that they’re different things.

            • alyce1213

              Hence the plunging neckline.

          • MoHub

            Actually, she’s Miss U.S.A., which is a preliminary to the Miss Universe pageant and totally different from Miss America. Most people—including Justin—don’t get that they’re unrelated.

        • PastryGoddess

          Tits Merriweather..who happens to be from my state of Maryland.

          • Eric Stott

            You are a true Goddess

      • ChristinaRi

        Love the idea of shorts with that fabric — excuse me — textile.

    • alyce1213

      How does Helen sew with those very long nails?

      • ChristinaRi

        She’s very special.

    • Peeve

      She’s got tats all over her damn body, but she doesn’t do prints???? Grow up or go home.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        You don’t understaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand! Tats are edgy. Prints are not.

        • Eric Stott

          I think her edginess is purely superficial- as if she got the tats hoping they’d give her a personality.

          • BeccaGo

            Spot on.

          • Peeve

            Totally agree. (I know SO many people who’ve done that.)

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            I wonder if I should get a tat of plaid?

            • Peeve

              Love!

          • Pril Wood

            Tats like hers are like armor for the bland and whiny.

      • alyce1213

        Her print looks like it could be tats on her body.

      • ChristinaRi

        omg. I snorted!

        • Peeve

          Gotta love the snort!

      • PastryGoddess

        That’s totally different….somehow

      • Targettaste

        Prints might clash with her tats. If Helen can’t wear prints, no one wears prints.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      ” I keep taking the test over and over again, but I’m all, “This is hard!”

      • mom2ajs5

        I thought the same thing! Her body is a print.

      • Guest

        it’s different

    • blondie65

      If tonight’s drinking game was every time someone said “like”, we took a drink, after Helen’s critique, I’d have died from “like” alcohol poisoning.

    • erica

      I don’t understand why Helen chose a white background. She is so dark, and a dark background is more forgiving.

    • PastryGoddess

      Off topic but Million Dollar Shoppers promo music is the same music Jasmine and Aaron danced to on SYTCD this year.

    • Stubenville

      So who gets Ya this week? They’re probably the winner.

    • sunsetwalker

      yikes!

    • PastryGoddess

      Tim does not think that is a GOOD THING. but he’s trying to be nice

    • nosniveling

      don’t think it’s fair for Tim to give Helen that much help.

      • Eric Stott

        She seems like one of those girls who are nice, but end up sucking the will to live out of you.

        • PastryGoddess

          emotional vampire

          • Eric Stott

            She’s the girl in the office who everyone goes out to lunch with about every two months – because it takes that long to recover.

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          Funny. That’s how I see Kate.

          • Eric Stott

            Kate’s more calculating about it. I think Helen is a little clueless as to how she comes off.

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              Fair point. But I never saw Helen as nice, just a drama suck. Whereas Kate seemed like she might be okay, if snarky (and I love me some snarky) in her original season. I can’t actually remember how she started this season for it seems as if this season has been going on since time began. (Or is that just me.)

            • Eric Stott

              Kate started this season pretty well, but I think she’s hung on only because there were worse to be weeded out before her.

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      Do they give Helen a super straight back chair, or does she just have perfect posture? Her confessional interviews look so strange!

    • OrigamiRose

      Chocolate tie-dye?

      • Stubenville

        Yum!

    • PastryGoddess

      hey Drag Brows. Someone shit all over your outfit

      • OrigamiRose

        Okay, I seriously just spewed ice cream on my laptop, nicely done! :)

        • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

          hells yeah ice cream

    • alula_auburn

      The white is futuristic? I haz a perplexity.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        As do we all.

      • Stubenville

        Very Space 1999.

        • Call me Bee

          Oh God yes!

    • sunsetwalker

      nobody understands what your doing

    • PastryGoddess

      Diety help us. SFUH

    • PastryGoddess

      but you seem to like PLAID Bradon McDonald…I’m just sayin

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        preach

    • NDC_IPCentral

      Helen wants Tim to do her work for her.

      Were the dresstestants in The Good Old Days of Project Runway this indecisive, needy and weepy? Sheesh.

      Oh, and HELEN, if you are so anti-print, what’s with all your tattoos??

      • Frank_821

        Recall Sweet Pea

      • OrigamiRose

        Only when you drew Groucho mustaches on pictures of their children :)

    • Stubenville

      Justin is so gleeful.

    • PastryGoddess

      Dom wanted to smack the shit out of her

    • sunsetwalker

      You cannot enter a fashion competition by only being able to do one thing

      • OrigamiRose

        Counterpoint: Anya.

        • sunsetwalker

          at least she did not cry about it

        • BPlease

          She’d never sewn silks bafoah! She’d never created pants bafoah! Blink blink, smize, smize.

          At minimum, every one of the remaining designers here has more to say and has worked more at their craft than Anya.

      • PastryGoddess

        crying?

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Oh Alexandria. You nailed it with Helen’s crying. It almost made me like you a little bit. Stop that.

    • VictoriaDiNardo

      I suddenly think Green Mountain coffee is a sponsor – or would that be HP Green Mountain Coffee?

      • OrigamiRose

        Ohhhhh new tie-in idea: The HP “coffee inspired” Yoplait flavor challenge.

        • Eric Stott

          I can see VATS being used for Ombre dyeing

      • BuffaloBarbara

        You know, I think coffee of any sort would be a perfect sponsor for this show. For the all nighter challenge!

    • blondie65

      Damn Alexandria…I am now officially rooting for you. Where has that girl been all season???

      • PastryGoddess

        She hasn’t been hiding her bitch this season. It’s just been eclipsed by other crazier bitches

      • erica

        For real! She was so meek and pathetic when Ken belittled her.

        • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

          Meek or smart enough not to engage a rageaholic?

          • erica

            Completely not assertive is not acceptable. Especially in a gendered dynamic.

        • nosniveling

          she needed to pick on somebody her own size :)

    • Eric Stott

      Get ready for a lot of dresses that don’t drape well

    • housefulofboys

      I may have to stop watching, between Helen getting on my nerves, and the DAMN Yoplait commercial and that damn cow that made it. Gah!!

    • Cheryl

      From TLo’s Twitter: “I want to meet the ad exec that made this. AND POOP ON HIM.”

    • guest2visits

      I’ll admit I may have sketched my own HP design if you do. Once.

    • GeorgiaMaude

      Alexandria = Sonya Cross (maybe this has been said before?) No filter. No emotion.

      Even though she’s totally right about the tears.

      • BPlease

        She’s a remorseless running machine. I want to know more about the 50 marathons!

    • Call me Bee

      Arrrrgh! You’d think with what a big company Yoplait is part of (General Mills,) you’d think they could film another damn commercial about the frozen yogurt!! SO….sickofit!

      • housefulofboys

        You read my mind, I have to mute it now, the damn commercial is raising my blood pressure…

    • ChristinaRi

      i left to make a drink. did i miss any thing?

      • Stubenville

        Nope.

    • PastryGoddess

      House of Versace look AMAZING!

      /sarcasm

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        Like Roadhouse. THAT kind of amazing. I cannot wait!!!!

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          I once met someone who had never seen Roadhouse. I did not think that was even possible.

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            Poor lost lamb.

          • Call me Bee

            OK–don’t hurl things at me, but I’ve never seen it.

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              Oh Bee. It’s so, so, so bad. I love every single second of it.

            • Call me Bee

              OK, ok. I’ve seen the error of my ways. Will watch it at next opportunity.

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              Hooray! Another lost soul saved!

            • formerlyAnon

              Don’t do it sober/unaltered.

            • PastryGoddess

              would you mind some slightly withering shade thrown your way? I just can’t help myself

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              I am so sad for you. You must Netflix!

            • formerlyAnon

              No, Bee, really, you need not see it. Unless you were not planning on doing anything remotely useful, productive or joyful with that time anyway. In which case, I recommend a mildly altered state and a very sarcastic viewing companion.

              ETA: totally lost where this should be in the non-nesting comments. Not that important.

            • Call me Bee

              It’s ok. I can just take some of my Angry Birds playing time. And I have live-in sarcastic viewing companion–The Hubs. We’re good.

            • Meredith_P

              It’s so bad (and rewatchable), my DH has the DVD. Tragically bad, actually.

            • Call me Bee

              Any movie with Swayze, Kelly Lynch (worst actress of the 80s by far) and Ben Gazerra has to be bad!

            • blondie65

              Oh….do yourself a favor….next sick day or Saturday night when plans got cancelled, open a bottle of wine and spend 90 minutes just enjoying…

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              “I brought JC Penny’s here!”
              “Pain don’t hurt.”
              “I fucked guys like you in prison.”

              So many gems!

        • PastryGoddess

          I bet it will be amazing if you watch it drunk and/or high

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            of course.

          • formerlyAnon

            It certainly helps. Helped.

    • Bexxx

      Y’all I CANNOT wait to watch House of Versayce.

    • PastryGoddess

      STFUH. Her navel gazing is getting on my nerves

    • Stubenville

      I bet Drag Brows gets the “it looks dirty” comment.

      • OrigamiRose

        I can just hear Nina’s voice: “It looks like a cake… on the wrong end of the digestive process. It is not aesthetically pleasing.”

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          Oh! I really, really, really want to hear Nina say “Poop!”

          • Stubenville

            But is poop editorial?

            • formerlyAnon

              Much has been deemed to be editorial in the past.

            • NDC_IPCentral

              In the Journal of Gastroenterology? We have been having a colonoscopy discussion here tonight….

          • OrigamiRose

            I think you’re going to get your wish :)

    • Stubenville

      Dear God, WTF has Kate made?

      • OrigamiRose

        The Ultimate Frankendress.

      • Call me Bee

        If she’s not on the bottom and OUT this week, I’m done.

    • PastryGoddess

      Kate it’s difficult because you made a shitty dress

    • nosniveling

      Tim’s purple tie rocks

    • Eric Stott

      Looks like Justin is using a minimal amount of the print

    • Bexxx

      OH WOW that is bad. Wow. DragBrows’ face says it all.

    • housefulofboys

      Oh, NOW Helen feels better. I’m so relieved.

      • nosniveling

        coz she sees how bd everyone else’s stuff is

    • Stubenville

      A giant tampon? ROTFLMAO

      • Eric Stott

        Could be worse- what’s a tapering cylinder covered with something semi transparent and clingy…..

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          A shrink-wrapped rocket?

          • Eric Stott

            I think some guys might call it that…

    • ChristinaRi

      Make-up guy totally hitting on Braden. eek

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Kate’s is awful. I’m so happy.

    • PastryGoddess

      Did Alexandria just make up a word

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      WTF did Kate make?

      • PastryGoddess

        Whatever it is, she thinks its AH-MAY-ZING. and in the top

      • Cheryl

        I don’t know how she got there. Her inspiration was a girl who made a unique app. Wasn’t she going to do something with binary code?

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          A design that would look to be one thing but really be something else.

      • Eric Stott

        a “Pooping Fabric” dress?

    • DeTrop

      It isn’t difficult enough to design a textile so they have to pick a muse for inspiration. A muse who’s interests are surely not the designers. This is just plain ridiculous. If Justin can come up with something ‘fashionable’ he’ll win this challenge. He certainly has the story to go with his design.

      What is with Bradon? That print should only be used for – for – struggling here. Oh, maybe lining a wicker basket.

      I see Dom is making her usual sheath dress. Boring!

    • nosniveling

      HAHAHA giant tampon!!!

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      “Honor the challenge”? Huh?

      • nosniveling

        it would be a first in the history of Project Runway!!

    • Bexxx

      we all know who’s getting “looks like a cult leader”

    • Eric Stott

      Helen’s dress is…..less awful than the others

      • PastryGoddess

        the meh of the worst

    • Eric Stott

      Even Dom’s model can’t pull off that print- it’s too much.

    • Frank_821

      Actually Braden’s jacket looks cool. thank god he made a jacket with that fabric. it would made a great coat as well

      • Eric Stott

        it isn’t awful- but it’s hardly inspired.

      • otterbird

        Ya makes everything look good. Ya is magic.

    • OrigamiRose

      Is it too much to hope for the Pope Poop Dress and Futurama to get a dual-auf?

    • ChristinaRi

      Old people are not all dotty.

    • BPlease

      The cheese stands alone. I like Alexander’s from what I’ve seen. I’m not afraid of the scorn of Nina Garcia. If Saint Laurent sold that dress (no print – white cross, black garment), she’d have put it in Elle. (Not Marie Claire, because the editorials are mostly sexing up work clothes for after hours).

    • PastryGoddess

      Project runway..brought you you by poop, and toilets…and stuff

      • OrigamiRose

        Coming next season: A design inspired by the talking toilet paper bears.

        • Stubenville

          So soft!

          [snicker]

          • OrigamiRose

            You KNOW you want to hear Nina say that!

        • MilaXX

          I hate those bears. They’re gross!

          • OrigamiRose

            I agree. Totally revolting campaign. That’s something I can’t believe made it out of a creative meeting.

            • Swiftlytiltingplanet

              I can never quite believe I’m seeing it when it appears.

            • In_Stitches

              It’s stopped me from eating dinner with the tv on. The last thing I want to see while eating food is a commercial for toilet paper.

            • AthenaJ

              The day I’m out walking in the woods and see a real bear wiping its ass with toilet paper is the day I will finally buy their product.

            • OrigamiRose

              Holy shit, I am laughing so hard at your comment. Comment of the Day :)

      • NDC_IPCentral

        The c[l]rass goes on and on…..

    • Stubenville

      Kate royally deserves the auf. She’s put crap on the runway two weeks in a row. But the producers are trying to Make Kate Happen, so she’ll be safe, and any comment from the judges will be utterly delusional.

    • Bexxx

      Are you guys watching the drama on twitter right now?

      • Cheryl

        Yes, Helen the Lush!

        • sunsetwalker

          whats happening?

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Do tell! I quit twitter….

      • OrigamiRose

        Share!

      • PastryGoddess

        Here is the initial RT

        Doesn’t it get boring being snobby and negative 24/7? RT @tomandlorenzo: Ok, some of those prints are hideous. #ProjectRunway @ProjectRunway

        she’s on the losing end of the comments

        • Courtney

          Never pick a fight with the bitter kittens.

          • PastryGoddess

            its really weird seeing my actual name responding to my comments :)

    • sunsetwalker

      boring

    • Stubenville

      Bradon should win – Ya sold it.

      • blondie65

        As she always does….really, at this point, she should just win this season and the rest of them can go home.

      • DeTrop

        He turned that around very nicely. I was scared for him when I saw that print in the workroom.

    • PastryGoddess

      Oh Kate. No…whhhhhhyyyyyyyy

    • Stubenville

      Kate – a costume from Dames at Sea

      • Eric Stott

        Broads At Sea

    • Eric Stott

      Kate’s looks like a crinoline petticoat that has been worn too much

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Prairie dress that has gone to die.

        • Eric Stott

          A crushed prom dress from the back of the Goodwill rack

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            A bridesmaid’s dress chosen by the worst bride ever.

            • Eric Stott

              The paper frill on a discarded lamb chop bone

      • DeTrop

        I can’t figure it out. What is it?

    • ChristinaRi

      omg. Why not brown for the cross?

    • sk888888

      Alexamder = FUGLY

    • OrigamiRose

      I can buy Alexander’s dress as inspired by a cake made for a baptism.

      • DeTrop

        I think you got it. He’s capable of much more than this. How disappointing.

      • MoHub

        I was thinking 21st Century Crusader.

    • Bexxx

      Oooooh Dom';s

    • Stubenville

      Dom – the boobs have angry eyes! Yikes!

      • UsedtobeEP

        First thing I saw.

    • PastryGoddess

      Alexandria: I do not think that means what you think it means

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Im sorry did she just say well made???

    • ChristinaRi

      Seriously, you think the garment is well made?????

    • Stubenville

      Alexandra – a schmatta.

    • Stubenville

      Afterschool Special – a snooze.

    • sunsetwalker

      Helen cried over nothing

    • PastryGoddess

      All that navel gazing and that’s all helen made?

      • Eric Stott

        Take away the pattern (which isn’t much) and you have a nicely made very basic gown

      • UsedtobeEP

        You know, the thing with Helen is that she has an “extroverted creative process.” She needs a lot of sounding boards, even though deep down she’s got good instincts and vision. I think that’s why she ended up working so well on a team. Without feedback, she feels like she’s in a vacuum and hasn’t tested her ideas properly. (And yes, I recognize this because I do it too. I try not to whine, but I do want to know what you think. I would have liked the teams season.)

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Alexandria’s is well made?!

      • MoHub

        I guess it is if you like bad wrapping and raw edges.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      BULLSHIT

    • ChristinaRi

      the bare midriff is “on trend” just can’t wait for that comment.

      wtf? Alexandra is safe?

      • MoHub

        I would definitely have traded Alexandria out for Justin.

    • Peeve

      Jesus! Why the hell is Alexandria’s not on the bottom? Awful.

      • Stubenville

        Didn’t fit the script.

      • Meredith_P

        Is Alexandria the new Gretchen? That sure brings back bad memories.

    • BPlease

      Helen has been pretty astute at being dead-on in terms of certain trends. Net-a-Porter sent out an email with Rooney Mara’s crop-top/skirt look in the last couple of weeks. It looked better than I thought it might.

    • sk888888

      Alexandria’s top looked like something my dog chewed on! WTH

      • alyce1213

        Utter garbage.

      • DeTrop

        Hasn’t she made that jacket back before? Also, she has some problem with women’s crotches. There’s always something going on in that area.

    • Bexxx

      How are y’all ahead of me

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Me, too!

    • PastryGoddess

      Michael B. Jordan…That is all

    • BuffaloBarbara

      The hell? How is that mess of Alexandria’s safe? I was embarrassed for her “inspiration” (who I think was the only one not to make an encouraging comment).

      Helen’s was pretty. Justin’s was pretty. Braden’s was cool (though I still like my idea of shorts better). I like the idea of Dom’s, but something in the execution didn’t quite work.

      • alula_auburn

        It was safe the way her tablecloth dress was safe. In backwardsville.

    • guest2visits

      Kate that is both bland and busy.. .a square block of mess.

    • BPlease

      Justin had by far the worst execution, it seemed and the dress itself was just insipid.

      • Eric Stott

        It’s pretty….just pretty

    • NDC_IPCentral

      Alexandria safe for that kilt on krack? That was a design that wasn’t realized well…..

      Dom for the win – that is a striking dress that really uses a clever fabric design. She aced it.

      Helen pulled it out, after all her boo-hooing.

      Kate deserves a full-on AUF. A monstrosity. If she’s praised, the fix will smell like week-old fish.

      DragBrow’s (don’t remember his real name!) dress’s white accents are lousy.

      Justin – more of the same, which should bore Nina.
      I cannot recollect Braden’s look for the life of me…..

      • Eric Stott

        Braden – nice cropped jacket, but not memorable

        • NDC_IPCentral

          Thanks, Eric. Braden’s dress really is smart, and the jacket is a sharp contrast, so he’ll be in the top group.

    • erica

      I still cannot believe that Alexandria is safe. Her innovator literally made an expression of shock and horror when the model walked out.

      • Gretchen

        Simpering princess Kate made a dance costume. I thought she and Alexandria would fight for last.

      • MoHub

        And her inspiration: the brick wall. Really? That’s all she could come up with?

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Could Dom finally get the win?

      • Eric Stott

        I don’t like the print or the dress, but at least she used COLOR

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          I really want a challenge that bans black and white.

      • alula_auburn

        I feel like the proportions are maybe a tad off, but it’s better conceived than a lot of what’s up there.

    • Stubenville

      Oh Zac, you’d wear it anyway.

    • Eric Stott

      Is “Depressed Dress” the new “Sad”?

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      The judges are pretty spot-on with Justin. But I don’t want him Auf’d if Kate gets to stay.

    • Eric Stott

      Justin’s being rightfully called out on lack of inspiration

      • MoHub

        Just the same, I’d have put Justin in the safe middle and Alexandria in the bottom.

    • PastryGoddess

      Zac you can’t stumble on the words the producers are feeding you. You’ve got to spit it out confidently

    • sk888888

      world recognized? in what universe?

    • OrigamiRose

      Bottom two should be Kate and the Poop Dress. That buttercream cross is just the limit.

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Serious over-praising of Braden.

    • Stubenville

      The judges are wetting themselves over Bradon’s. So he’ll be second. [eyeroll]

    • otterbird

      YA IS MAGIC.

    • housefulofboys

      Wow, Helen just gave Bradon such an evil side-eye

    • alula_auburn

      OMG, Alexander’s novel looks like she’s going to puke from stress.

    • Eric Stott

      “Your best work all season”……that’s not saying much

    • PastryGoddess

      So basically they could care less about the print. but they love the dress

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      THE DRESS? He bought a tube of stretchy material. IT MADE ITSELF!

      • PastryGoddess

        THANK YOU!!!

    • sunsetwalker

      wow he did nothing tat all with that fabric

    • sk888888

      My retinas!!! Ewww cake dress. Mess.

    • alula_auburn

      Cake pope? Pope cake? Poop cake? Caca by Pope?

      eta: I think that dress gave me Tourette’s.

      • OrigamiRose

        Pope Poop I.

        • AthenaJ

          I cannot stop giggling over this!

    • PastryGoddess

      did he just snort?

    • otterbird

      Now, Zac, cult leaders like to look nice too, you know.

    • sunsetwalker

      really Nina really?

    • Eric Stott

      Zac…you just stepped a little to far over the line, and that queen is going to snap you

    • housefulofboys

      I need a translation for what Helen just said. i suspect she said nothing.

      • PastryGoddess

        My muse was amazing and I’m afraid of prints

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Prints are scarey?

    • Stubenville

      So Justin and Drag Brows are auf.

      • OrigamiRose

        I’m holding out for Kate in place of Justin but I realize it’s hopeless.

        • Stubenville

          She deserves it, but will probably skate by.

    • PastryGoddess

      next week on Afterschool special: Prints are Scawy!

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Oh for fucks sake!

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      Star spangled hipster?? Egads!

    • Stubenville

      “Star spangled hipster” [snort]

    • alula_auburn

      Helen’s print makes me think of My Little Pony markings or ass stamps or whatever they’re called. Also that girl who got stars tattooed all over her face and claimed she fell asleep and the tattoo guy did it without her asking.

    • Bexxx

      star spangled hipster…

    • Eric Stott

      Guest judge is giving me an Alfred E Newman vibe

    • otterbird

      This is so mean of me, because Kate is probably a very good egg in real life, but I’m so tired of Lifetime telling me who I am supposed to root for that I have been looking forward to her being in the bottom all critique. I kind of hate myself a bit right now.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Oh, don’t hate yourself. Have a drink, instead.

        • otterbird

          Much better idea! I’ll do it.

          • Swiftlytiltingplanet

            Always glad to help!

    • Munchkn

      Helen’s dress has a V of stars that point right towards the model’s cooch. How is that not called out?

      • erica

        And Dom’s dress has angry eye boobs!

        • Meredith_P

          They’re not really angry…just pink. :-) Maybe they were crying for Kate.

    • sk888888

      I need a Kate Translator.

    • PastryGoddess

      Kate’s is so bad it’s…bad

    • BPlease

      I love Braden’s look.

    • Angela_the_Librarian

      Hoping Dom wins this one!

    • PastryGoddess

      And there are the tears!

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Kate’s is seriously one of the worst things I’ve seen in the history of Project Runway.

    • blondie65

      Oh what sweet hell is this that Helen’s look is cool?? Sophisticated? Looks vintage but modern? What? It’s a too tight white dress with some stars. Really…have I had that much wine? Whatthefuckever.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        There is not enough wine in the world to make that make sense.

      • alula_auburn

        Seriously, the white and the tight and the stars over her crotch. . .”sophisticated” not so much. If I heard it described I would think it sounded trashy as hell, instead of just weird.

        • demidaemon

          It’s a matter of “it was better than everything else (the safe person and the bottom 3) put out so it’s automatically in the top.”

    • BPlease

      I would bid on Braden’s dress if PR still sold the samples made during challenges!

      • OrigamiRose

        They do! Project Runway dot com.

        • BPlease

          no way?! awesome!

          okay, where do I go to bid to get his model’s crazy figure?

          • PastryGoddess

            I recommend tapeworms

          • Guest

            You’re probably gonna need about four ribs removed…on each side.

          • OrigamiRose

            That I can’t help you with :)

            I’m not sure how quickly the dresses get added for auction, so keep your eyes out. I think the auctions last until the following Tuesday…

    • ChristinaRi

      Yes, give Dom the win just because she’s happy and non-annoying.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Helen is the new Kate.

    • alula_auburn

      Okay, they just lovingly panned over the cooch-stars.

      Also, 1930s pin-up? WAT.

      • otterbird

        All the talk about Depressed Dresses made them mix up their decades.

      • Cheryl

        And the way she mixed ivory with white. Whaaaa???

    • MilaXX

      I think Dom should win this challenge. It may be Justin’s second auf’ing even though Kate’s is horrible. Maybe they both go.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        They have spent the entire season giving Kate rim jobs in judging. She’s safe.

      • Stubenville

        I think we get a two-fer tonight.

      • OrigamiRose

        True but Kate does have one elimination to her name, last season. For what it’s worth. (I’m clinging to the hope she’s a goner.)

        • MilaXX

          color me surprised.

          • OrigamiRose

            I wish I could insert a gif. The Boba Fett dance is what I’m feeling right now.

    • alula_auburn

      hahaha at Tim’s quiet “Believe me, more print would only have made things worse.”

      Kate’s is full on fug; Justin’s is only half fug, I guess.

      • Cheryl

        So they should send him half-way home.

    • Alloy Jane

      Heidi is wearing some kind of mullet poncho over skinny jeans. I’m not even watching this season, but for a second I was worried there’d be no lounge. I <3 the TLounge.

    • In_Stitches

      Am I the only one that thinks Braden’s looks like a cheap windbreaker you’d get by sending in 4 wheaties box tops and S&H?

      • Randa

        I wad definitely thinking something along the lines of cheap mall clothes.

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        And, AND, his dress was halfway constructed when he bought it. He literally pulled it on over the dress form and boom was done.

      • blondie65

        No.. I thought the jacket was disappointing …and, was done better in the 80’s. Say what you will about fashion in that decade, the jackets were good! Anyway, what really irked me was how they loved his jersey dress which had NOTHING WHATSOEVER to do with creating your own pattern challenge. Made me miss Mondo.

    • SRQkitten

      Has anyone been counting the number of times they’re showing that yogurt commercial each episode? It feels like its on at every commercial break.

      • ChristinaRi

        shhhh I’m trying to disassociate.

      • Stubenville

        That and the white zombie fashion victims driving the Lexus…

    • sunsetwalker

      let me have a shot before this ridiculous decision. If Helen wins Im out for the night.

    • BeccaGo

      Is it bothering anyone else that the stupid Yoplait boardwalk challenge commercial specifically features THE LOSING DRESS?

      • OrigamiRose

        Viva Sustainicorn!

      • Cheryl

        Nope, I don’t watch the commercials (I mute the sound). I never knew there was a featured dress in the ad.

      • PastryGoddess

        and that tells you all you need to know about Yoplait

    • BuffaloBarbara

      Okay, on closer look — don’t look closer at Justin’s.

      Helen deserved to be in the top three, but doesn’t deserve to win.

      Braden’s jacket is great. I kind of want it, but made for winter, so I could wear it every day in the upcoming cold.

      I think what throws Dom’s off is that high black neckline. Something about that was awkward. The sleeves also felt a skosh too long. But she did the best at using the print she created, and the print was striking. So I’d give it to her.

      Kate’s… oh, dear. No. Just, no. Everything was wrong with that outfit. Nothing at all worked in it.

      Alexander. There are no words.

      Three-fer?

    • Eric Stott

      good for Dom

    • PastryGoddess

      yay Dom!!!

    • OrigamiRose

      FINALLY Dom wins a challenge straight-up.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      Very good.

    • Stubenville

      Yay Philly girl!

      • AthenaJ

        Represent!!

    • NDC_IPCentral

      Hurrah for Dom!

      Now….

      Get ready to scream at the screen….

      • OrigamiRose

        *crosses fingers and lights candles to hear Kate’s name*

    • sunsetwalker

      Woohooo

    • Bexxx

      you are all out

    • BPlease

      That sucks. Alexander’s out.

    • Tigerfly

      There’s one…

    • OrigamiRose

      Bye Drag Brows!

      • Eric Stott

        His decoy collection made quite a splash though

        • OrigamiRose

          I think he is talented but the second he went for tie-dye brown and a masking tape crucifix…. Ugh. Bad.

          • Stubenville

            A fondant faux pas?

            • OrigamiRose

              You are the Crown Jewel of the Bon Mots Throne.

    • UsedtobeEP

      That was a surprise.

    • GTrain

      if Kate were anyone else she would have been out first

    • BPlease

      Justin’s in? WTF??

      • Eric Stott

        coughpoliticalcorrectnesscough

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          So cynical and yet so bitter.

      • BuffaloBarbara

        They still had episodes to fill, and Alexander’s and Kate’s were worse?

      • Ginny Ellsworth

        Because they liked half of his dress and none of Kate’s.And I’d like to think it was delayed payback for that monstrosity she created last week.

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Please, please…

    • NDC_IPCentral

      WHOOHOO! The Anointed falls from her perch.

    • UsedtobeEP

      Whoa!!!

    • Bexxx

      PLEASE

    • OrigamiRose

      YES YES YES YES BEST BIRTHDAY GIFT EVER!

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        today?

        • OrigamiRose

          Technically, Saturday, but all that talk about cake put me firmly in a celebratory mood from the get-go.

          • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

            Well, maybe I’ll get to be the fist to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope can celebrate all weekend long.

            • OrigamiRose

              Awwww, thank you! It’s going to be just me, vodka and the “Sex and the City” pink box (I’m sorry, I still love that show). Here’s hoping I survive and the cat doesn’t end up eating my face ;)

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              If you want to get drunk and snarky, drop me a line. We’ll find something to hate watch. My email is in my bio. Cheers! And remember, feed the kitty first, it will buy you a couple of extra days for someone else to find your body.

            • OrigamiRose

              Awww how sweet, thank you! I just may take you up on that :))

            • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

              I just want you to know, I’m doing my part. I’ve got a buzz and Killers is on. I hope you’re having a good birthday.

            • OrigamiRose

              Just shot ya an email ;)

            • AthenaJ

              We could be besties, vodka and SATC sounds like a fun night to me!

            • OrigamiRose

              And cake! :)

            • Call me Bee

              Have a Happy Birthday, and here’s hoping you’ll survive to show up here next week….

            • OrigamiRose

              Thank you very much! Although I don’t know who is left to root for being auf’d next week. I guess Alexandra by default? Justin has just been too much of a model dresstesstant to want to see leave, which is a bad reason to root for someone… but since they shove bad behavior down our throats as reasons for staying, why not root for him for being a good guy?

    • Tigerfly

      And there’s two…

    • Bexxx

      yessssssYUSSSSS

    • BPlease

      Justin is a lovely human being but that dress is dreck.

      I feel sorry for Kate, g-d help me.

    • Eric Stott

      AND THE GODS SMILE ON US

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        PLAID!

    • Stubenville

      So Kate Doesn’t Happen.

      • MoHub

        Best surprise of my life. Happy to be wrong about her predetermined win and won’t miss her one bit.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      HUZZAH!!

    • sk888888

      close but no cigar, Kate

    • blondie65

      Well…Dom won….that’s something anyway.

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      I just screamed yes at “Kate, You’re OUT!” and woke up two cats. It was worth it.

      • Stubenville

        You do realize that the cats are going to kill you while you sleep? It’s been nice knowing you.

        • Swiftlytiltingplanet

          It’s a risk I take every night. I like living on the edge.

    • PastryGoddess

      yay Kate is gone.

    • GTrain

      That was her own fault. That outfit was garbage

      • Stubenville

        And last week was just as bad.

        • MoHub

          Kate’s had several misses, but until now, she’d always been in the middle at worst. Nice to know her first time in the bottom sent her out the door.

      • conniemd

        Her outfit was one of the worst I’ve ever seen on PR and I’ve watched every year. It was ugly, stupid looking, print invisible and I can’t believe that any designer in her right mind could ever think it wasn’t anything other than a total embarrassment.

    • OrigamiRose

      Oh, quit yer crying, you shouldn’t have even made it this far.

    • ThaliaMenninger

      Oh my goodness. Did not expect that to happen with Teacher’s Pet. But her “dress” deserved the auf.

      • Ginny Ellsworth

        I think they replaced our regular teacher’s pet with After School Special and cleared the runway for her second auf.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      “I knew they would take this opportunity to eliminate me again.” Bitch please. They have been blowing you all season.

    • otterbird

      I’ve been so annoyed with her all season, but now I feel terrible for her. Just, Lifetime, STOP TRYING TO MAKE SOMEONE HAPPEN. When a contestant who can carry a show comes along, you’ll know.

    • alula_auburn

      What is Kate talking about? The double-elimination was an “opportunity” for them to auf her? how bizarre.

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        She’s just that special.

      • OrigamiRose

        She’s a special snowflake. It’s always all about her!

      • Sally3000

        It sounded to me like she was trying to highlight the fact that she wasn’t the worst that day, she was the second worst, and it just happened to be her bad luck to be second worst on a double elimination day.

    • SRQkitten

      Shocked by this outcome? Mr. Gunnn, please!

      • GTrain

        shocked because he thought the fix was in

        • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

          THIS

    • BeccaGo

      WHAT DOES LIFETIME HAVE AGAINST REDHEADS??!?

    • Swiftlytiltingplanet

      Oh, Tim, it wasn’t hard at all for some of us.

    • otterbird

      And Braden realizes he’s the last ginger standing.

    • alula_auburn

      Well, I’m ending up with more respect for Alexander, if nothing else, for behaving well.

      • BPlease

        He’s got a great personality. I really just like him. I would totally watch a reality show of him creating costumes for people – cool people, not the Sonja Morgan nightmares on Chris March’s show. (And I love Chris.)

      • Swiftlytiltingplanet

        Except for last week’s blip, he’s always behaved well.

        • alula_auburn

          Yeah, I just came in half way through, so except for Ken I didn’t have real strong opinions about most people. But he was very sweet to Kate there.

      • BuffaloBarbara

        It’s almost like they have a grown-up on the show.

    • Stubenville

      Funny, they’re weren’t all this emotional when Ken left…

      /sarcasm

      • Ginny Ellsworth

        I bet they were. They waited until the Tiny Tyrant was moved to the safe house and then the party started!

    • UsedtobeEP

      Finding it odd they did a double elimination. It didn’t really seem necessary at this point.

      • PastryGoddess

        They had to do it at some point, since this was the penultimate challenge. Tim’s save brought back Justin, so they have had an extra designer since then.

    • NDC_IPCentral

      Next week – Weepy Runway. Is that a re-run? Or an endless loop?

    • ChristinaRi

      The two red heads out.

      I tell you what. Let’s have Kate back EVERY season! I don’t think anyone could ever get tired of her.

      • ThaliaMenninger

        I was just trying to decide how long before they bring her back for an All-Star season. Or back during the first episode of EVERY season as their special comeback kid. “You’ll never guess who we invited back!” Pan across shocked designers’ faces. Cue van door sliding open/airplane stairs coming down/elevator doors open/manhole cover pops up and there’s KATE, ONE MORE TIME! She’s gonna keep coming back till she wins, damn it.

        • LJCdoc

          Maybe she’ll pop out of a giant box.

          • MoHub

            Or a cake.

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              That Alexander designed….

            • MoHub

              Only if Kerry Vincent can pass judgment.

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              Mwahhhahaahahaaaa! Thanks for brightening my morning. That doesn’t include cake. But really should.

      • NDC_IPCentral

        Kate – Project Run-Ground-Hog-Way.

    • Tigerfly

      They probably did a double elimination now and will send everyone that’s left to fashion week.

    • BuffaloBarbara

      Oh, good. Next week we can look forward to everyone being forced to say “Why I deserve to go to fashion week,” which boils down to, “I really, really want to!”

      • OrigamiRose

        “No one has worked harder than me!”

        • BuffaloBarbara

          “And it’s always been my DREAM!”

          • OrigamiRose

            “It would be a first for Project Runway to have me in its final!”

            • Elizabeth Szubert

              Justin could be the only one to say that and not get laughed off the runway. Thankfully, he has more class than that.

      • Jacquelyn

        “And I’m only saying this to keep up the pretense that I’m not already going in order to fool the TV audience into thinking that PR really only sends 3 designers! So send me! Send MEEEEEE”

        • BuffaloBarbara

          Is there anyone left who’s still fooled? (Of course, only three or four of them are actually sent to compete at fashion week, so they can get away with the wording, I guess.)

          • MoHub

            I snorted when Kate said, “I really wanted to show at Fashion Week” after her slimination.

      • mhleta

        It’s my DREEEEM.

      • SewingSiren

        “I really, really believe for the Iraq and the south Asian countries. And for the children.”

    • Eric Stott

      Could next week be the dreaded “Pick an Auf’d designer to help you”

      • conniemd

        Yep. Picture it. They bring back the last 5 aufed designers. Dom gets to pick first and then the dreaded fake button bag gets used and Alexandra gets stuck with Ken.

    • PastryGoddess

      Ok it’s either House Hunting internationally or Impossible Hotels

      • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

        what/where is impossible hotels?

        • PastryGoddess

          Travel Channel. Hotel Impossible. Anthony and Blanche.

          They were in Ocean City, MD this week.

      • Bexxx

        Did you turn on House Hunters are hear that lady say “derelictish”?

        • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

          Hey now, I make up words all the time. The English language can’t keep up with my creative flow. ; )

        • AthenaJ

          I think she was distracted by the shower that includes a possibility of being electrocuted.

          • Bexxx

            I actually lived in Costa Rica for a while and everyone has the electric hot water. You get used to it.

        • PastryGoddess

          say what?

    • UsedtobeEP

      Goodnight BKs. Have enjoyed spending my evening with you all. XO

    • manina

      What is Heidi wearing? One of those crazy things she wears sometimes. This one seems like a regular outfit a regular mom would wear. But she always looks good.

      • BuffaloBarbara

        I got that, too. My impression was that her alarm clock malfunctioned and she woke up and said, “Whoa! I have to dash to the studio!” So she grabbed what she had on the day before to take the kids to soccer. My bigger question was why the L’Oreal people couldn’t spot her a hairbrush.

        • queenceleste

          I think that’s what you call “beachy waves” or “that tousled, just-out-of-bed” look, and she probably used a special L’Oreal product to achieve it.

      • MilaXX

        She’s a spokesperson for Jordache jeans so I bet those are who she’s wearing.

    • SewingSiren

      Kate’s was the worst and Dom’s was the best.
      Alexander got was the one that got screwed and Helen was definitely gifted into the top.

      • ThaliaMenninger

        I am kind of offended that Helen had this amazing stuff to work with from the artist who was supposed to be her inspiration and did THAT and didn’t get called on it. She had so much to work with in his work. And she did something that has no connection to his work and instead, looked like a lame costume for Star Spangled Girl in 1966.

        • mhleta

          Star Spangled SATAN Girl. Those were Satanic stars. Whatever.

    • SewingSiren

      Also don’t understand: Helen”*cry* I don’t do print.”
      What the fuck? Don’t do prints? She IS a print!

      • mhleta

        Tell it.

      • Ginny Ellsworth

        Maybe they could have covered her in paint and just rolled her across the fabric?

        • SewingSiren

          I actually knew a MFA student who made mono prints that way . You had to get naked roll in paint , take a pose and kind of fall on to the canvas.
          I just thought it extremely ironic that she was so repelled by the idea of using or making printed fabric when she has chosen to permanently print her body. So in effect she is “wearing” a print every single day.

    • http://dontmakeitlikeimdumb.blogspot.com/ annabelle archer

      I’m calling it, Kittens. Always a pleasure!!
      xo

      • OrigamiRose

        Bon soir!

    • Wellworn

      Well the good news is, I finally got a job after 2 years of unemployment. Bad news is, some of the classes I teach are at night so Thursday nights I get home in the middle of PR, and my brain is so fried and exhausted that I care even less now about what happens. I guess the judges/Kate lovefest is over suddenly? Dom finally isn’t in the middle and she wins? “Tough” Helen cried and was insecure (doesn’t that happen every week?). Double elimination – did they have too many contestants for the remaining weeks, so will they not eliminate someone next week? I predict that everyone is so good next week that they all will be in the final, hence the double auf tonight. Does that make sense? I need coffee!

      • OrigamiRose

        Hey, many congratulations on the job! Woo hoo!

        As long as you can still pop into the Lounge, we’ll do our best to entertain you after a long day (without tears, or flying irons, or Mommie Dearest face masks).

        • Wellworn

          I will try to make it, with toothpicks propping my eyes open. My love for the entertaining TLo and BKs will suffice to keep me awake.

      • Denise Plank

        Congratulations!

      • MilaXX

        congrats on the new job.

    • kipper

      Drats ! I hate when I am running late and don’t get to watch WITH you all!

    • Annie Lure

      I’m sorry to see Alexander go. He’s awesome: not ingratiating, not a crier, confident but not cocky, bitchy when the situation called for but mostly with a positive attitude towards the whole experience. And he’s CLEARLY one of the best designers this season. He’s a craftsman. And, rather than present costumes every challenge, he allowed his costume background to inform his garments. As for Kate, it was her time to go. Her aesthetic is not edgy or modern or youthful; it’s precious and saccharine, as evinced by this garment, and that’s not what they’re looking for.

      • MilaXX

        I honestly didn’t think he had the worse design up there.

        • Annie Lure

          I completely agree. Sure, it was dour, and they were expecting something cheery and fulgent; however, he knew that, as a costume designer, when confronted with something as decorative and festive as cake designs, he ran the peril of making a parade float, how Chris March knew that his impulse was to do just that in the candy store challenge, and resisted it, choosing instead to make something clean and graphic.

          • MilaXX

            I liked the print and I liked the dress except for the white piping.

            • mhleta

              It was the sort of thing I could see women wearing at my parents’ cocktail parties in the 60’s. Cross and all.

            • MoHub

              He actually had one of the more interesting prints, and the silhouette of the dress wasn’t bad. He just needed to listen to Tim and lose the white Crusader cross. I’m surprised that since he was channeling his last name, he didn’t put a mitre on the model.

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              And RED shoes!

            • MoHub

              “Everyone, get on your knees; fiddle with your rosaries; send the Pope your respect, and—
              genuflect, genuflect, genuflect!”

            • Ginny Ellsworth

              “Look busy!”

            • MilaXX

              I didn’t even mind the stripes on the sleeves, it was the cross down the front that threw things off.

        • MCM

          I can’t believe he went home and Alexandria’s mess was safe.

          • MilaXX

            YES! That was ugly and unfinished looking

      • guest2visits

        Agree about Alexander; a decent, level person, and he has skills! And this wasn’t a bad design, one of the better prints, I thought.

        • Annie Lure

          Yes, one of the better prints because it wasn’t literal-minded. He didn’t aim to replicate flowers and squiggles. In challenges in which you’re asked to draw inspiration from a source, be it a photograph, a necklace design, or a hair-style, your assignment is to extract, not to emulate.

    • guest2visits

      Certainly can’t disagree with Kate’s auf for that mess. Where the hell was she driving that bus anyway…what was it supposed to be and where did her print go. I do wish she had done well enough to get to final 3. Don’t agree with Alexander’s auf; even though I think the stripes would have been better in some shade of grey or brown for contrast, just not the blinding white. I liked his print. I thought Alexandria’s print was uninspiring. Bland. I know it’s supposed to be edgy and cool but it looked too deconstructed and at the same time dated. I would have put her’s on the bottom as well.
      I loved Justin’s as it walked it looked perfect, but up close the construction point where the corset met the skirt was a bit clumsy. I still don’t see why the judges kept ripping it to shreds though. I liked his ghostly print.
      I loved Bradon’s print; and I liked the jacket and sweater dress he made. I had his, Dom’s and Helen’s at the top. Dom’s print was a perfect fit with her muse inspiration (the dress reminded me of a certain Mondo column dress that the judges disagreed about) but this was very charming and I loved the print she created. I can’t believe Helen actually managed to turn that difficult and not very attractive print she made into something I liked, damn it. It seems the dress probably showed better in person than on the screen because of it’s ivory/white combination. It looked a bit retro 70s inspired to me.

      • Call me Bee

        Yeah–dontcha hate it when the designer you love to hate actually does something interesting and good? So annoying.

        • guest2visits

          HA! So right. Yeah she’s not my favorite. Wants to exude bratty goth/punk attitude all over the place – in between frequent weepiness and requests for guidance & help.

          • mhleta

            It saddens me to see that her creativity comes from a place of fear and insecurity. She needs to get that under control or she won’t last long in the industry. I can’t much see anyone tolerating that sort of whiny meltdown in the professional world.

    • Jacob Bowen

      Justin probably should’ve gone instead of Alexander, as much as that pains me to say (I LOVE Justin). I actually really like Alexander’s dress, the white didn’t read tape to me and I didn’t think it blinded me from the rest of the dress. If I had my way though, Alexandria would’ve gone because her outfit was AWFUL and looked terribly unfinished. I don’t like her and I don’t understand WHY they like her.

    • bertkeeter

      What’s Peter wearing?

      • Stubenville

        Well he’s not wearing socks.

    • Frank_821

      Of the 3 on the bottom it came as no surprise who ended up getting auf’d. The double elimination made sense since they had to stick to their shooting schedule.

      Kate’s was not only the worst of evening but it was quite possibly the worst thing she ever made on the show. It’s got to be 1 of the grand stinkers of the season. What made it most shocking was the poor construction. Whatever you think of Kate’s POV, the girl does know how to construct a dress

      It was kind of a toss up between Alexander and Justin. The construction on Justin was far worse. I was shocked how badly sewn the skirt was. I felt the judges were spot on. while the top half was well made and the print had an interesting concept, it did look like a dull pageant dress

      I thought Alexander made poorer design choices though. It seemed like he wanted to do a futuristic look in the vein of Rudi Gernreich a la Space 1999 but the color and placement of those stripes were a nightmare and completely ruined the look. Instead of placing a cross he should have had the dress as a top or a jacket and paired it with white skinny pants. Then you would have gotten the rich crazy sexiness that the came from the inspiration

      In fact Justin’s would have benefited too if he had made pants to go with that bodice. His muse struck me as strong and dynamic. he should have made sportswear

      • mhleta

        And yet Alexandria’s beyond-bland print, hideous non-design and grade school level construction gets a pass. She does not belong in the top five.

    • In_Stitches

      Keeping Justin over Alexander legitimizes “Tim’s Save”, so of course they would. Bummer, because while his print was pretty solid, the construction was so poor it warranted an auf. Alexander’s was odd (some might say ugly and unflattering), but at least it was a fresh idea.

      • mmebam

        I’m wondering if Tim wishes he had saved his save for Kate.

      • putacorkinit

        I thought Alexander’s white filling and brown spongecake dress was great. I’d have put him in the top three. I just don’t get the judge’s decisions sometimes.

        I thought Alexandria’s dress was ultra-Meh! Which is why I suppose she was waved off the stage without even a comment at the beginning of the judging.

        • SewingSiren

          My initial thought when the top and bottom were called was that Alexander would be in the top (3rd) and Helen would be in the bottom (5th).

      • jeneria

        I thought Alexander’s dress was interesting and spoke to his inspiration.

        I really thought Alexandria was going to be in the bottom, along with Helen’s 1990’s 90210 hot mess dress (seriously, it looked like something Donna would wear as “formal” wear).

        I am so happy Kate was aufed though. About time. What an affront to her inspiration!

        And while Dom’s dress was good, I don’t think it reflected her inspiration at all. But she was due.
        Justin’s mediocrity has been rewarded long enough. I get it, he’s a nice guy, but seriously.
        Bradon’s outfit was simply spectacular. I really though he captured his inspiring person the best.

        • queenceleste

          I got the feeling that Alexander was SO OVER PR. I think he was only barely holding in several major eye rolls toward the end.

    • mmebam

      Say whaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?! Damn.

    • ballerinawithagun

      Both women look pregnant!

    • jillwrites

      Kate’s outfit did look like a tampon.