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Project Runway 5 – Episode 12
Posted on October 5th, 2008
Nature Calls

The Challenge

The final four designers took a trip out to the New York Botanical Garden to gather inspiration for their next challenge: to design an evening gown inspired by nature.

The Design Room

This is the final runway show that will determine which three designers get to compete at Bryant Park, so of course all the designers were nervous and anxious to wow the judges. Given past events, it wasn’t surprising that Leanne, Jerell, and Korto chose to work on the complete opposite side of the design room as Kenley. »» READ MORE »»

Project Runway 5 – Episode 11
Posted on September 29th, 2008
Rock N’ Runway

The Challenge

This week’s challenge tested many designers by taking them out of their comfort zones. The 5 remaining designers had to design a garment for a fellow contestant based on a randomly assigned musical genre.

The Design Room

It’s plain to see that Kenley’s superior know-it-all attitude is getting on everyone’s nerves. When Leane offered to “go gangster” for Kenley’s Hip Hop design, she quickly dismissed the offer. »» READ MORE »»

Project Runway 5 – Episode 10
Posted on September 20th, 2008
Transformation

The Challenge

The final six designers were greeted by recent college graduates- and their moms. The challenge was to create a makeover look for the grads’ transition into their chosen careers.

The Design Room

Surprisingly, drama was hard to find in the design room this week. Perhaps the designers had their hands too full to be caddy, or maybe the presence of mother-daughter pairs brought about some civility. Of course the episode wouldn’t be complete without Kenley trashing other designers, and unfailingly she delivered. »» READ MORE »»

Project Runway 5 – Episode 9
Posted on September 11th, 2008
What’s Your Sign?

The Challenge

This week’s special guests brought some familiar faces back as this season’s previously eliminated designers teamed up with the remaining designers to create an avant-garde piece inspired by astrological signs.

The Design Room

As Bryant Park creeps closer, things are starting to get ugly. Kenley seemed to have no problem criticizing the other designers’ projects, but couldn’t seem to take her own medicine to well when Leanne and Emily commented on her self assuredness. »» READ MORE »»