'Project Runway' Recap: Season 9 Premiere

It's back! And a lot has happened in the nine months since the last season of "Project Runway" wrapped. Heidi Klum somehow managed to not get pregnant, I bought a pair of Michael Kors skinny jeans (best-fitting jeans EVER), and we've all tried our best to forget who was crowned last season's winner. Who was that again...Wheatgrass? Wretched? Whatever...the one who wasn't Mondo. Let's all hope that Season 9 will be the one in which the judges regain their collective sanity. (Not you, Heidi. You saw that terrible Chadwicks of Boston-looking collection for what it was.)

Last year, I bemoaned the fact that the competition starts with too many designers, so I nearly threw my remote through the TV when it was revealed that the judges invited 20 (instead of the usual 16) to NYC. However, Heidi and the ever-dapper (and dearly missed) Tim Gunn quickly announced that they, along with Kors and Nina Garcia, were going to take a peek at everyone's designs again before deciding which 16 they actually wanted to keep. That's kind of a tease, isn't it? Well, hey, at least four people got a free trip to the Big Apple (provided they weren't already from there).  Read More...



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