Last Updated on 19th October 2013
This week’s show was all about the unexpected. The challenge itself was interesting! Each designer had to revamp old garments for everyday women who’d lost a lot of weight. A great task, considering it’s easier to make clothes look good on a walking mannequinâ€¦.but when you have an average woman with curves on your hands, a more thoughtful approach is required.
In what was a shocking twist to yesterday’s episode, Jack removed himself from the competition due to health issues and ex contestant Chris March (who was kicked off last week) was given a second chance. An ill-judged decision in my opinion and after seeing Chris’s ridiculous ensemble , think Superman meets Olive Oyl , it was also an undeserving one!
Stephen who’s hung on by a thread over the past weeks was finally axed which was hardly surprising. Granted, he had the toughest material to work with , a sequin and bead-drenched, polyester wedding gown – but does anyone else think that there was SO much more he could have done with it?!
There was just no excuse for the depressing, pilgrim-inspired monstrosity he created from (what probably was) his client’s most beloved and symbolic possessions.
And the winner was? Christian. I loved the ultra-chic and tailored outfit he was able to put together in spite of all of his clients’ constraints i.e. no skirts, short sleeves, colourâ€¦. He has a solid shot to go all the way, as long as he continues to refine his sometimes over-the-top designs.
Picks to make it to fashion week:
Rami, Kit, Christian
Next to be cut:
Toss up between Chris and Elisa