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Tag Archive: Fashion

Jul 24 2014

Review: the Slymepit’s new photoshop of me is stylish, but fails to convince

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The personal weaknesses the pitters think discredit me are being thin, being queer, wearing bright clothes, having had red hair and the shape of my nose. What can I say? I’ve been exposed.

Nov 09 2013

Project Runway: a question of triage (or, How the hell do you win anyway?)

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Not for the first time in the last three weeks, I struggled last night to know who should be axed from Project Runway. On contestants’ outfits, I had quite clear views (stay tuned for those); what floored me, as it did last week, was which pros and cons should take priority. A typical Runway prizes certain qualities …

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Nov 04 2013

Project Runway: how (not) to avant garde

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As if to quell the steaming rage of fans over last week’s attempt at punk, Daniel Esquivel got sent home on Thursday’s Project Runway. The challenge, an insect-and-arachnid-style avant garde task, prompted better designs than the prior episode’s. Daniel’s even looked quite good from the back. Flowy chocolate brown ball gown billowing as its wearer walks? …

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Oct 26 2013

When Project Runway tried to do punk

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Shortly after Dom Streater’s unexpected but not undeserving Project Runway win, the programme’s latest ‘All Stars’ series is upon us. Greta remains in hibernation; Tom and Lorenzo, citing fatigue, have opted out of coverage. It falls to me then, I suppose, to talk about it for the moment. ‘Your first challenge starts right now’, contestants from …

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