Fatz Kassim

Fatz Kassim

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Fatz was aged 33 when she was a contestant on the second season of the reality show Project Catwalk. She is from Ardwick in Manchester and has her own fashion label Zu Zu Couture Denim, which is patronized by local celebrities and footballers. Her appearance on Project Catwalkmore


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Fatz makes a cameo appearance in the final episode of the second season of >Project Catwalk at the show of her fellow designers Wayne, Monika and Luke. She is interviewed for the camera, and she says she thinks Luke's collection was the best of the three.

    • Fatz was in the bottom two for the sixth Inspiration Challenge, and was indeed also thought to have made the worst dress. But she managed to stay in because Luisa was deemed to have had too much help from mentor Ben de Lisi.

    • Fatz's bikini for the second Challenge on Project Catwalk was praised for its detailing and finish, despite mentor Ben de Lisi's worries that it looked too "Flintstones".

    • Ben de Lisi, the designers' mentor on Project Catwalk, said of Fatz, "Fatz's greatest strength is her desire to be a designer, but her greatest weakness is that she's not." He felt that she didn't do enough planning, just worked by instinct, and as such was missing a key ingredient in what makes a successful fashion designer.

    • Fatz won the second and third Challenges before being eliminated in the seventh on the second season of Project Catwalk.

  • Quotes

    • Fatz: (on her experience on "Project Catwalk") Each moment was an experience you took a lot from, so I think in every way I've learned loads.

    • Fatz: (after losing in the seventh round of "Project Catwalk) Creatively, I think I'm definitely very strong, I'm not a one trick pony. But technically I could have only gone so far. I feel like I've done good, definitely.