It’s kind of weird doing these after seeing the first episode. We can’t make predictions anymore.
A Filipino jockey! THAT’S what the show’s been missing all this time!
Jay Nicolas Sario
Age: 31 Hometown: The Philippines
Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs and Rodarte.
Visual merchandiser and lead stylist for Gap Inc. in the kids’ division.
What is a fashion must?
Pairs of expensive, great-fitting jeans and big sunglasses.
What are your strengths as a designer?
I have the advantage of being a both a stylist and a designer.
What’s influenced your designs over the years?
Texture and three-dimensionality play a big part in my designers.
What’s your favorite material or fabric to work with?
Wool, tweed, denim, leather; anything that can give structure and texture.
Do you prefer patterns or solids?
What are your favorite colors?
What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
Flare jeans and Ugg boots together.
Favorite designer from past seasons of Project Runway?
Honestly, we would have pegged him as the super-serious and focused type, but then…well…:
The hell? Obviously, it worked. We just had a scathingly brilliant idea.* Some film school dropout needs to start a business making audition videos for potential reality show contestants because each year, the bar gets raised a little higher. *Identify the quote and you get no prize at all except our love and admiration.
Well, Uncle Nick sure liked his stuff. Let’s check the portfolio:
It’s interesting. We love the skirt and jacket. Can’t really make any judgments or predictions on such a small sample, but we have to wonder if someone so wedded to those techniques is going to be able to handle the time crunch.