After watching a very edited video clip of Project Runway, the designers were meet by that German Fashion Icon, Heidi.
"Hello ! For you 12 designers, Project Runway is the chance of a lifetime. At stake for the winner: an old copy of Marie Claire magazine and a 100 Grand bar to eat while starting your own clothing line."
"First you must select your model. You have one hour to design her ensemble and then you must take her to the L'Oreal Make up salon and TRESsemme Hair salon within your time frame to create an overall look that will impress the judges. And be sure to use the "Riper Lime" fashion wall thoughtfully!"
Riper Lime Fashion Wall
"For today's modern woman, "Green" is the new black. Women all around the globe are getting back to nature. As a true natures child, dress your model totally organic! You may use any material found in nature. The only exceptions are tin foil or tissue paper for the dress form and glue dots." The designers were given cute little Mood bags to go out and collect their materials.
A "model" with the Mood bag
The designers were very creative in their use of materials.
They used plants, flowers and even sticks.
Tuff got some expert advice from a fashion whiz!
Shea skipped the nature stuff and went straight to accessories!
"Hello designers. Welcome to the runway.
As you know in fashion, one day you're in the next day you're out!
Welcome our illustrious panel of judges."
"A devoted fan of People magazine,
reading the Oscar Fashion Issue from cover to cover in under and hour, Jo Jo!"
"This star of the fashion world has been successfully dressing herself since the 3rd grade,
lets welcome, Cassie!"
"Having personally amassed a Barbie collection of over 500 pieces, our expert on that American Icon, Mandy Pandy AKA Barbie Girl!"
The runway show
And the winner is..
...it's a tie between Tuff & Korbi!
These designers will set fashion on fire!
Duct Tape Fashion
Everyone fashioned accessories from duct tape.
I found rolls of various designs and they created belts, wallets, bracelets and even a purse.
Boas & Bling Dinner
To celebrate the end of our fashion day, of course we decorated dinner with a little bit of
glamour and bling. We enjoyed chicken cordon bleu, rolls and raspberry parfaits.
Blinged Out Raspberry Parfaits
After dinner we decided to go ahead and watch our introductory Survivor video because we have a full day planned for tomorrow and we need to start early. The kids were fascinated by the video and very surprised when the video ended and the theme music for Survivor began blaring in the room. Just then someone pounded on the door. When they answered it, there stood the host of Survivor, Jeff Probst....
to be continued!