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And the womenfolk rejoiced
Finally final Finale! This has been a long strange season but overall I’m very glad to have dropped into this one to recap. The talent was high and I greatly appreciate the backstory some commenters have supplied about Lifetime having a smaller budget and shorter time constraints than Bravo used to, because it explains a lot of the problems that these seemingly competent designers had. Even the people I hated, ahem, Blorpheus, ahem, were really very skilled. That makes for a much more pleasant season than previous ones stocked full of hacks and realitards.
The pre-finale had all four designers somewhat underwhelming the judges and from the three pieces shown, Christopher should have been sent packing. He wasn’t, but then again, no one was and I am not going to complain about having more fashion to look at!
Tim is overjoyed to have keep all his little hatchlings intact. How much he cares about these designers gets me every time. And then delights me when he isn’t especially sorry to see particular ones leave. He tells them to go relax and clear their minds for the final effort. So now we have the obligatory rehash at Yotel. And I have to be a bigger Wallace and admit I was totally wrong:
Chris has squeezed himself nicely into the bitch cavity left in the show when Skunk left (or rather when he turned out to be a faux bitch), and starts whining that his criticism was unfair and the judges acted like letting him continue on was a favor. Well, it was exactly that, Chris should have been sent home for putting out shorts and tank tops. He also calls himself the frontrunner for the whole competition. Not if he’s been reading this website! Whoever has been blowing so much smoke up his ass needs to give their lungs a break.
The others are far more gracious and possibly know they weren’t the ones who would’ve been sent home anyway, so they just revel in the moment and toast to making it this far.
The next day they get down to biznass, and Dmitry starts off by saying he’s going to make his girls look young and “really sexy”. (Emphasis Dmitry’s)
Chris is reeling from the criticism and is also stumped as to what the judges thought he would put out. He doesn’t think of himself as a colorful designer and when I look at his past work, he’s right, but I too was surprised he had such a morose palette. Looking back, he really did mostly blacks and browns and even chose the enchanted queen during the L’Oreal challenge specifically to work with black. Hell, I was even surprised when he did that. Maybe his painfully forced twee personality has become more memorable than his actual output.