Project Runway All Stars Recap: Putting Lipstick, Louboutins, and a Cocktail Gown on a Pig

Last night, the Paley Center for Media kindly held a special Project Runway viewing party. They screened this week’s episode a few precious hours early, and followed the show with a panel discussion featuring five of the all-star lineup — Austin, Kara, Kenley, Michael, and Mondo —  along with all three judges and mentor Joanna Coles acting as moderator. Watching the episode here meant we were enjoying all the cast's bitchiness and quips from guest judge, the honorable Miss Piggy, to the tune Kenley’s raucous laugh. More importantly, Miss Piggy doubled as the designers’ client in a challenge that required the contestants to create a "headline-making" cocktail dress for her to wear in promoting the new Muppets movie. The terror in most of the designers’ eyes at this prospect mollifies when host Angela explains they’ll get to present their designs on a regular model body. Goodness knows these designers hate curves more than the show’s curveballs. Read More...


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