For a reality show, this has a lot to offer. There is the drama that goes on between the designers and there are the runway shows that are amazing either because the designs are awesome or because they're really pretty bad. Designers are under a lot of stress to beat the clock in completing a challenge each week - some challenges only give 1 day to complete. Designers run crazy trying to create a winning look - stress levels soar and tempers often flare. Very entertaining - especially the runway shows.
What is with Season 10 and the judges love affair with the everything boring???
Sadly, I am losing my love for Project Runway. I have been a big fan of the show from the first season, mainly because unlike so many other reality shows, the people on Project Runway have a talent and the show focuses on that versus the BS drama you see on most reality shows. But I also loved was the ability to see new, different, and uniquely designed clothes. Clothes and styles that were not already available at every department store in the country.
But for the last few years though, the judges seem to have the attitude that the more boring and simple, the better the designer (which seems to have started when they gave the win to Gretchen instead of Mondo in Season 8). I do not get why the judges love Christopher so much and he is always in the top. And Fabio makes the most boring simple things out of all of them.
I think it is time for new judges. It seems like all the current judges are looking for is the next Micheal Kors. Not to say Micheal Kors is not good designer, but his style is classic. The type of basic pieces even your grandmother still has in her closet. And though we all like and need those classic pieces, a whole TV series on "classic fashion" like a good basic pair of pants or that basic fitted jacket you can still wear 10 years from now makes for very, very, boring TV!!
I thought the point of Project Runway was to see new, different and unique points of views in fashion. How creative these new unknown designers can be. I know that the real fashion business is mostly boring and there is little money to be made in the different, unique, and creative realm of design. But this is still a TV show. And I want to be entertained. Not bored to sleep.
That is why everyone liked Mondo. Not everyone can wear his clothes and they may not be timeless pieces that sell out in the stores, but his clothes were different and fun and you wanted to watch the next episode to see what crazy cool thing he made the next week. His clothes were entertaining and fun to watch. That makes for good TV.
I think all the designers that remain this season are ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!!!! However, I have no idea why Dmitri hasn't won the last three challenges! I have watched this show religiously since season one and his unique point of view and design aesthetic are right up there with my ultimate fave, Seth Aaron! To quote my favorite movie, Zoolander, "I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!" Give this guy a win already!!!!! Love, Laurel Eve DeFalco
Not a Reality TV viewer here, but am curious on a few things on this show. I've seen maybe 3 or 4 project runway episodes. All the designers seem to focus on the younger generation type clothing. Do they ever show or make any designs for the middle aged or older ladies? or even the Larger ladies. I am not a professional seamstress by any means,but I have been sewing for 40 yrs. and I've made beautiful dresses for the church ladies and others in our town. I feel the market would be a better idea, because the older ladies have more more to spend or buy, than that of the younger lady with a family. "Just Curious"
PR is just the best reality show. It challenges people WITH talent in a brutal business. Like the Apprentice, but with fashion. I love the whole set-up and the show feels classy. Respectable judges and a variety of different designers with different points of view. Great finales and Tim Gunn is just fabulous.
I think I love the concept of this show more than I like the show itself. I've always been interested in design and so seeing designers doing their thing is fantastic. They are forced to design out of their comfort zone and with a deadline that helps you to see what it is like for them to cope under pressure. The drama and interaction between the contestants is always entertaining. Even with all the enticing drama it is the end products that I watch this show for. I can never see myself wearing anything that they design but I have to admit that there is always something beautiful to look at at the end of the show.
I completely disagree with the fact that Jerrel's dress won (for the second time), the previous show and after the judges could not decide for a looser put him to compete again. Instead, they should have gave him the spot for the Bryant's Park finale and let the rest compete for the best two. After all, he won the episode where the three contestants are chosen to go for the finale, so it is not fair. Obviously after watching the wedding dresses, Korto's was the worst and she should be out. That dress was horrible, Was it a wedding dress? Are you kidding?. And the bridesmaid dress was....what?. Both were absolutely out and the bridesmaid dress should be made in a different color. Sorry but you judges made a huge mistake. I love the show and have seen all of them, but you should take in consideration that if this happens again who ever wins between the last four, will guarantee his/her spot to the Grand Finale, otherwise is a BS, why did you bother to announce a winner... "and the winner is..." What for? It does not make any difference! No?
I also want to remind people that this is a designer competition, not a personality competition, one with an attitude the other with tears, or baby talking, or poor me I worked so hard....My God everyone worked hard, Don't you think so? The Question: "Why Do you think you deserve to go to Bryant's Park?
Duh! Because I am very good and I can show the world that I have a future as a designer. That is why I made it this far.
Usually I'm not the type to be into reality television or competitive programs, however I find Project Runway to be strangely addictive. Perhaps it's the artist in me that strives to see the clothing that keeps me coming back... Or maybe not. All I know is that I have watched every season of this show and if I do miss a few episodes I find myself wondering who has been voted off. It's hard not to form an attachment to your favorite designer and root for them. However that being said, the show itself isn't fresh or innovative as the seasons have progressed. It has become a bit stagnant. I still find myself watching it even though I'm usually doing something else while it's playing.
Project Runway is about unknown designers who have challenges about designing clothes and presenting them. The best design, obviously wins. Each time each person is presented with different challeneges and it gets more interesting just watching the people work very hard on getting things right and i must say that the designs they make - (some of them, anyway)- are pretty amazing! Some of those designers are really talented and know how to handle things. Heidi Klum and the rest of the judges are awesome! They have great sense of style, know how to do their jobs the right way, to sum it up, they are PERFECT!
This show is awesome! In some ways, it reminds me of design star (but with clothes) which is a good thing! They both have limits to design a certain thing, the judges judge them like what they do on Design Star, they sometimes have partners, and they have different challenges every week or day.
What I like about this show is the people's creativity and how they use it. What they can really do and how hard they work. It's fun to see what the judges comment on the dresses, too! Like yesterday, one jedge said the dress what "Slutty, slutty, slutty."
As I said, it's a very wonderful show. I have heard of it in it's, I think 3rd season. I hope this show makes it to it's 100th season. Even my Mom and Dad watch it. Acually, my Mom told me about this show. Wow, I only have 50 words? I have a lot more to go. 50 more acually. I suggest EVERYONE watch Project Runway. It's great insparation for any fashion designer. I hope one day I could make it to the show. But I wouldn't like to get the "Auf Wiedersehen". I don't think ANYBODY would. Well, thanks for reading!
This is one of the best shows on television. The caliber of the contestants last season was so high and really brought out so much artistic talent. From Christian to Jilian to Rami! I don't know how this season's contestants can match up with the folks from Season 4. But if it's anything like what we've seen in the past four years, we know that it's going to be one heck of a ride. I hope they do more creative challenges like they did in Season 4 - using artwork as the inspiration or edible goods as the material. We can't wait for the season to begin!
I think Project Runway gets better every season. The first season concentrated too much on the models and their drama. That got real old, real fast. The second season was better. I have noticed, that with the exception of Chloe Dao the winner of Season 2, only the most obnoxious and far-out designers win. I mean really, look at Jay's collection from Season 1, no one I know would be caught dead in those clothes. Jeffrey Sebelia's haute couture gown (Season 3) in yellow plaid was a joke! Christian Siriano (Season 4) only designed for women who were 6 feet tall and weighed 100 pounds. I like the designers who design something that the normal, average, everyday woman would want to wear. This whole avant-garde, risqué design trend is ridiculous. But I digress… Project Runway is fun to watch. It's interesting to see the process behind designing, sewing, fitting and showing clothes. Hopefully this season, the winner won't be the most obnoxious designer on the show!
Project Runway is a Peabody Award-winning American reality television series on the Bravo network which focuses on fashion design. The contestants compete with each other to create the best clothes and are usually restricted in time, materials, and theme. Their designs are judged and one or more designers are eliminated each week. On April 7, 2008, the show's producers, Weinstein Company, announced a five year deal that would relocate the show to Lifetime Television, beginning with Season 6. In response, NBC Universal has filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company, for violating its contract rights. Lifetime is moving the location of the show to Los Angeles, instead of New York. This is totally cool!
This is a really good show, especially if you don't like fashion like I don't that much. But the show is really entertaining as well as really enjoyable. Heidi Klum, model-actress is the hostess as she does a really good job in this show. As she seems to know what she is talking about. Aspiring designers compete in order to get their dreams turned into a reality. This show shows pressure in the fashion world and is cutthroat and can be pretty mean-spirited. But all in all, it is a good show. Sweet Tim Guinn is lovable as the head judge. All in all, it is great!
Who would've known that a show about struggling, publicity-craved, amateur fashion designers would be such a big hit? Bravo! did, and ever since it has been setting trends for other reality tv shows that serve as job interviews.
Heidi Klum, the stunning and very German supermodel, serves as hostess/judgess on this show about up and coming fashion designers who want to get their tasteful Jimmy Choos in the door. Tim Gunn stars as the designers' mentor. In other words, if their garment looks "a hot mess", he'll imply it, but won't tell them. Fashion designer magnate Michael Kors and fashion director of ELLE magazine, Nina Garcia, are the judges. Usually they're joined by some other loser in the fashion world and yadda, yadda, yadda...
The first season of the show is perhaps my favorite due to the spontaneity of it all. First off, there was instant favorite Jay McCarroll who had off-the-wall humor and weird fashion sense. His designs reflected his punk-rock influence and his love of the future. Kara Saun was also an instant favorite due in part that she had such experience in the fashion industry and her clothes were flawless. Austin Scarlett loved glamour and he wanted to bring it back. Every single one of his designs reflected that. Then there's the evil Wendy Pepper who "had a strategy" and "played the game". Though I disagreed with everyone who had a problem with her and persecuted her for her actions, all I can say is "at least she made it to the final three" (Jay won BTW with a STUNNING collection. If you haven't seen it already, man, are you late).
The second season started with a bang and with even better designers. Though this season wasn't as drama-fueled and it didn't feature more pants in the designs, it was good. Santino Rice was labeled the instant villain even though his early designs were the hottest sh!t in the towne square. Chloe Dao was an amazingly early favorite and her designs have always been sleek and elegant and utterly gorgeous. Diana Eng, I thought, would go far, but I couldn't see her doing a collection and starting a business. Daniel Vosovic was the quiet guy in the background until that group lingerie challenge. He proved that he was instantly a threat and a force to be reckoned with. Nick Verreos was another amazing designer who looked like a sure final-3er. Andrae Gonzalo was sort of a wildcard. He had a lot of interesting points of view, but he knew his fashion. Also, there was Kara Janx who also had a rollercoaster of a time. She had some amazing highs and lows and her collection in the tents was amazing. If she was in the final three, she would've won. Daniel, Santino and Chloe made it to the finals and, in case you've been living under the Project Runway block, she won!
The third season featured the best designers, but the most BORING personalities. Okay, Jeffrey tried to be some sort of villain, but he was so lame. His designs were great, but he was LAME! Laura was in such a rut it was unbearable. She managed to pump out some good clothes (and managed to be the most critically-acclaimed old person [over 40] in the history of the show) and changed her design technique after the episode Black and White. Uli has always been my favorite despite her repetitiveness, and Michael (now Mycheal) was a closeted gay who finally got some attention in the Idol challenge. Alison totally should have made it to the finals, but the producers wanted to move Vincent on for the sake of viewers. Kayne of Many Colors (per TWoP), was excellent, though he turned boring in the challenge for which he was eliminated. Robert Best turned sucky in the end also. There was a big surprise when it came down to the final three. Heidi (who's had reading problems the entire season), announced that there was going to be a final four. WOW (not really)!!! The only collection that was commercially appealing was Uli's. The only collection that pushed the boundaries was Jeffrey's. The only collection that looked meticulously crafted and more expensive than $8,000 was Laura's. The only collection that looked like utter crap was Michael's. After misleadings and poetic waxing, Jeffrey won. BOO!
The 4th season kicked off with a "fierce" bang, all thanks to Miss Christian V. Siriano, who is, no doubt, the best designer that's ever graced the show's presence. This season was the blandest when it came to confrontations and cattiness, but that's understandable since the designers were much more focused on their final product and not Wile E. Coyote crap (Mizz Pepper, anyone?). The designs: staggering. The talent: out of this world! The winner: a fierce hot tranny! From the loveable Chris March to the robotic monotones of Jillian Lewis, no fan would be left out in the cold!
Okay, I love Project Runway. I am addicted. I have been designing and sewing ever since the first season and I have no intention of stopping. The show comes back this summer and "Watch what happens!"...or at least until they move to Lifetime...
This show is pretty good. First of all, Heidi Klum is a good host, compared to someone like Tyra Banks on ANTM. She doesn't seem to hold favourites, which I like. I sometimes think the judging is a bit unfair though. Like, for example, in season 2 when Santino kept staying and staying. I also hated the fact Daniel V didn't win either, because (even though I loved Chloe) he was the better designer. This show makes some good decision and some bad ones, but the best thing is, it doesn't hold past perfomance against people. It's not a popularity contest, it's the truth. While sometimes a designer might need the same advice, it's the design then that gets scored not every other design that you did. I'm pretty happy watching this show and even though it's nowhere near the top of my favourite show lists, it's interesting and I will continue to watch it.
You could watch episodes of Project Runway over and over and not get sick of it. I started watching it during season three and got automatically hooked. I thought season one was really funny. Season two was talented. Season three was dramatic. And season four was funny, slightly dramatic, and talented. There is something for everyone. However, I think the judges make some pretty crappy decisions and are either too hard on someone or give them too much credit. I disagree with their commments and choices a lot. Over all, Project Runway is a very good show and is very entertaining.
Let me start off by saying, all I know about fashion is: I know what I like and what I do not like, it is that simple. With that being said, I LOVE this show! It amazes me that these designers can be given a challenge, with a deadline, and come up with some amazing looking clothing. Granted, not all outfits that come out of the challenges are great pieces of clothing, but they all look like they could be a "high fashion" item. Each judge has several years of experience in fashion and will give each designer their honest opinion of their final product. Tim Gunn (fashion consultant) works with each of the designers, giving them an outside opinion of their clothing before the final showing.
I like this show as a whole and it will be on television for a long time.
With BRAVO, you know that whenever another one of their shows ends, there is a new season of another one of their shows, with the end of Top Chef 3, came Project Runway, and since then, its become a staple in my TV watching schedule. I know most people must think its just an America's Next Top Model Pre-Show, but it manages to mix up the mold of most reality shows, with a twist of clothes and drama. Every week their is an influential guest judge for each competition, and each competition is as varied as the next, and the contestants come up with stuff I cant even think to make. You can watch the same episode many times and discover new stuff that you didnt notice the first time around. Keep Project Runway around, if for no other reason, than for Heidi Klum. 9.7!
Well what can i say besides I LOVE THIS SHOW!!!! i love their designs they are very creative and i love how the judges are so honest but sometimes they over do it!!!i thought the one where they had to make something out of old clothes i thought that was very challangeing and i thought they all did and Awsome job!!!
Well all i have to say is watch this show beacause it is Great! And i think you guys will love it! and if you do watch it and your a fan well right on! and good luck to all those unknown designers!
LOVE Heidi Klumm! Bummer a few of my fave designers are off(miss you Jack, Kitt and Kevin!) but still as always a great show to watch. All the design-challenges they have to do is just amazing. I would have loved to have any one of them design my prom gown when I was younger. Real cool how you are able to bid at the auction on outfits from different episodes. I have 1 from season 1!!! YEAH ME! You never know what's going to happen next and who is going to complain about the challenge. Every seaon just gets better and better. Keep up the great work!
This episode sucked. I've loved Project Runway since season two, and I know talent when I see it. Daniel Vosovic was my fav in season 2 and Jeffrey Sebelia was my life in season 3. Kevin getting kicked off had nothing to do with his design and all to do with ratings. Somehow, Christian the eternally annoying gets the show more ratings than actually talented designers. Christian's design was hideous. Even Ricky, who cannot help but to bawl his eyes out every single show for no reason, had a boring blah dress. Kevin's was in a fantastic color, had a flattering silhouette, and while it wasn't the best, it was definitely not the worst. So I'm really disappointed that even though the show always leaned toward ratings rather than talent, they blatantly did it this episode. I hope Christian gets hit by a bus and loses all use of his vocal chords. And Ricky's tear ducts crumble to dust so he can never cry like a whiny emo kid again. Kevin had real talent. He should've been in the top three, even win the show in my opinion. Congrats on pretty much losing a fan.
You don't have to like designing or be gay to like this show. Like most of the reality shows it is all about the people. A group of weird folks with strange personalities together makes great television. I watched it with my girlfriend and then got hooked. It is interesting. And Heidi is a nice bonus to it. I always say try a show at least once before you give your opinion. Well I did and it is good. Give it a go yourself better than that overrated ER... OH but wait that is for another review... Enjoy Good Fun. AT least a hundred words.
I really love Project Runway. I love learning about the designers, their insperation, the fashions, what the judges think, ect, ect, ect. I used to hate this show, but my mom got me into watching it during the third season. I got really interested in who would win. So, I watched the other seasons and immediatly fell inlove with the show. I loved the sence of humor the contestants had, and the drama! I love the drama. I also like to see the fashions and what they can make in just 24 hours. I'm not really interested in fashion, such as wearing it, but I like seeing what people can make.
I really, really enjoy this show! 15 fashion designers compete in this reality tv based competition for an opportunity to compete in the NY Fashion Week. The winner will receive a new car, cash, and i think an apprenticship with a famous studio in L.A.
This new season is starting out with a bang! There are alot of talented fashion designers and alot of "catty" personalities to go along with them. The challenges are fun and exciting, the clothes are creative, and the judges are usually right on with their decisions. Of course the main reason to watch Project Runway is Tim Gunn!!
This show is so awesome! I've watched almost all the episodes and seasons! I totally want to be a fashion designer! It's awesome! Fabulous!!!! I Love This Show!!!! It Is Absolutely fabulous, great, good, awesome, cool, stytlicious, fashionable, a la moda, mode, stunning, runway fashionable, totally cool. Ok i'm running ot of reads but I need to reach my 100 word count!!! lol lol lol lol lol lol!!!! I'm tired of LOLing!!!! see ya later, bye, ciao, aloha, bye-bye, I'm almost there i'm at 85! come on already!!! LoL. this so uncool, I need to get to 100, I made it!!! With flying colors! I got to 109!!!!! Awesome!!!
Personally, I am not one for reality shows, I never understood the appeal of shows like the Amazing Race, Survivor or Big Brother. However, Project Runway has me absolutely fixed on not only the designs and the fashion world, but also the designers. The designs are nearly always beautiful, the projects fascinating. I love watching them create their vision, and for better or worse making it real. The judges though sometimes harsh and I are most often in agreement over a design. A great reality show and television show in general, Project Runway is always worth taking the time to watch.
One of the things that I love about this show is the fact that it's a POSITIVE show... Now, please don't take that to mean that there's not 'drama' or 'divas' on this show, because there are... but unlike my impressions of shows like Survivor and Big Brother where you need to scheme to get rid of other contestants, the designers on Project Runway create things.
Like the Barbie doll challenge... there is something produced from this... or, with the Macy's challenge, I was able to go into Macy's and see the garments... wow. That's what I'm excited about.. it's a creative 'creation' show... and sure folks get catty and b*tchy, but that's to be expected.
Literally a trend setter! Clothes, show, and television all in one! I love it y'all. I really like to watch people sew. It is cool watching them create works of beauty but some of them are really stupid retards. I am like whoa!
Love the show all around. My dad was watching it with me for like ten minutes to see what it was like and he heard this one guy named Kaye talking and he was like," Oh my god he is definitely gay You can hear it in his voice." I was like your right dear papa he is really quite the quire. Yeah awkwardness to the max. I have to seriously go take a shower. Like right now. I am serious. Right now. So I am going to go take a shower now and have a good life. Bye bye!
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