When it's "All About Nina," it pays to have a plan B.
The pressure was on this week, as our remaining designers had to come up with a look that could transition from day to evening. The twist? The outfit must be made for Nina Garcia, judge and Fashion Director at Marie Claire magazine.
I'd always considered Nina to be the toughest judge on the runway and she didn't prove me wrong. She pulled no punches when telling the designers what she liked and, more specifically, what she didn't.
As Nina met with the everyone individually, the word heard most was no. No, she didn't want the skirt she wanted pants. No, not that collar. No, Oliver, not that conservative. No, Bryce, not a micro mini mini. And, dear God Bert, no. A plunging neckline is not appropriate for the office. No, no, no. Read More...