“Oh fuck, did I just say that out loud?”
We didn’t think she was the one who needed to go, but unfortunately, she didn’t seem to be taking the competition as seriously as she could have and that became fairly obvious to the judges when she ran her mouth off on the runway. As team members go, she was among the worst, not for her lack of sewing skills but for her constant second-guessing of the team leader and her overt and too-often-stated dislike for the design.
Oddly enough, it was Wendy of all people who made the best team member, with her “Show me what to do and I’ll do it.” attitude.
As for the dress itself…
Oh, he just likes to pretend he has boobies.
Honestly? It wasn’t the most original idea in the world but it was far more interesting than what Kevin’s team produced and it was for the most part well-executed.
The “little girl lost” styling was perhaps a skosh too literal and if they had gone with styling that worked against the dress instead of working with it, it would have created a tension that could have made the whole look more interesting. As lame as Melissa’s fauxhawk was, it probably would have worked better with this dress.
Still, it’s definitely a look and an appropriately over-the-top one at that.
And as for Austin’s leadership skills…
If they judged based on the ability to evoke the heroine of a 19th century novel, he’d have won this one cold. Just out of frame, turbaned Nubian manservants are fanning him with ostrich feathers to alleviate his grief.
Or maybe that’s just in his head.
“…in fields of silk and taffetta. The sun will always shine over you and you will spend eternity making pretty dresses together. Now dry your eyes, little fashionista. It’s what she would have wanted.”