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Ep. 7: Christopher Tries to Outdo Andrae's Legendary Bucket of Tears

By Tracy_Goldenberg 10/02/2009 06:05AM GMT

First of all, welcome back to Michael Kors. In case you forgot he was back, he made someone cry to remind you. Big time.

The self-proclaimed dream team of "Christopperson" didn't live up to the workroom hype, and even though Epperson managed to pull a "MacGyver" and create functioning buttonholes out of thin air, it wasn't going to fool the judges into thinking these designs were cohesive. Alas, they did help inspire the new Michael Kors catchphrase "Disco Pumpkin," which Heidi especially loves ... and from the looks of her uncontrollable laughter, may soon petition to Merriam-Webster:

As the winner of this special challenge, Irina Shabayeva created a holiday look for Macy's INC line. Check out Irina on the red carpet of a recent Marie Claire and Lifetime "Project Runway" event during New York Fashion Week wearing her Macy's INC design:

Irina Shabayeva wears a her holiday design for Macy's INC line during New York Fashion Week, 2009

Now, time for the weekly poll. Was Nicolas lucky to have immunity this week, or was he simply following the lead of Louise's ruffle-filled vision?


If you want to see what Nicolas (and the other design partners) would have created if he were chosen during the Macy's INC pitch, check out the designers' Episode 7 sketches in the "Project Runway" portfolio now.