Remember the cliffhanger last week when Michelle got a do-or-die moment? Well, she’s not going home this week and can redeem herself during this challenge. This week is huge because it determines who is going to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Each designer will go to a different European country for inspiration! They will each visit a fashion capital and will have the opportunity to buy the textiles for their garments there as well. Layana is going to Barcelona, Patricia is flying to Paris, Daniel is headed to Berlin, Stanley is going to London, but Michelle is staying in New York because she was saved at the last minute. The trip is only for a day though!
The designers will also get sewing assistants who will travel with them. Samantha will be with Layana, Kate will be travelling with Patricia, Amanda will be assisting Daniel, Richard will be helping Stanley, and Tu will be staying behind with Michelle. The designers must create a high-fashion runway look and the budget is $1,000.
After the whirlwind European trips, the designers are back in New York to work on their looks.
Grammy winning singer/songwriter John Legend is the guest judge this week. The judges liked Daniel, Stanley, and Michelle’s looks and didn’t like Layana and Patricia’s outfits.
Stanley, Daniel, Michelle, and Patricia are going to New York Fashion Week! Michelle redeemed herself this week. Sadly, Layana did not get chosen.
“Uh oh this could be trouble for us in Spain!” -Layana
“Not too much fun in Barcelona!” –Heidi
“Girl, we’re gonna have fun!” –Amanda
“Stanley and Richard in London, oh no.” –Stanley
“Tutie ruined it!” –Michelle
“Tu is a diva, he’s one of the funniest people.” –Michelle
“Travel and suck it all in, then hop on a plane and start sewing.” –Heidi
“Heidi, why can’t you and I go to Europe? I mean we should go too.” –Tim
“I’m so overwhelmed; I didn’t think anything like this would happen to me today.” –Daniel
“I’m going to Paris, the gods were listening. My prayers were answered!” –Patricia
“I have butterflies in my stomach, it’s like I’m going on a first date.” –Daniel
“I don’t know what to expect, what is going to happen?” –Daniel
“I can’t explain how happy I am, but it’s a happiness I know I haven’t felt.” –Daniel
“I’m doing the true, gritty, street, make a statement Paris.” –Patricia
“It was like the mothership has landed.” –Daniel
“Holy cow, we almost got decapitated!” –Michelle
“I’m not a cat, I don’t have nine lives.” –Michelle
“I’ll be anywhere where there’s organza.” –Patricia
“Patricia is sprinting around in circles.” –Kate
“It’s diarrhea brown.” –Michelle
“It’s sick, so beautiful and the smell is like, super!” –Tu
“You are one fly bi*ch!” –Samantha
“I think they look like hooker boots! Like the plastic boots you would buy if you’re dressing up like a hooker for Halloween.” –Michelle
“He’s sometimes old-farty!” –Nina
“It would be an arts and crafts horror.” –Nina
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