Project Runway All Stars “Patterning for Piggy” Review

As Joanna Coles aptly noted, this was perhaps one of the best Project Runway challenges ever! Not even Angela Lindvall’s monotone announcement could spoil this episode set up. The contestantslearned that this week’s challenge will be to design a cocktail dress suitable for a red carpet event. Everyone lights up and the speculation begins. Austin’s was the best. Is it Madonna? Is it Lady Gaga? Is it Cher? Think again Austin . . . it’s Miss Piggy! I’ve been waiting for this challenge with bated breath after seeing the Project Runway preview for the entire season after episode 1. At laaaaaaaaaaast, the moment has arrived. R.I.P. Etta James.

Challenges in which the contestants are asked to design a gown for a specific client are always difficult but fun to watch. This one was particularly hard because the contestants did not have an opportunity to actually speak with Miss Piggy prior to designing their looks and picking out fabrics. They were simply left with what we’ve all come to know and love about Miss P. from television as they went about creating ared carpet look that would be sure to make that bacon sizzle! Many thanks to Jerrell for mentioning sizzle. Read More... 


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