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Having visited the final three in their hotel rooms during Fashion Week back in February, I will submit myself to a grueling consultation with that guy from "Lie to Me" to attest that, yes, Carol Hannah was definitely every bit as "I-dragged-myself-out-of-my-death-bed-to-be-here" sick as she seemed on TV. And, man, it takes a serious fighting spirit to pull yourself together for one of the biggest moments of your professional life (that will preserved on film for all time) when you're feeling that crappy. After only now hearing Tim's "She’s contagious!" monologue that he offered up to Althea and Irina, I kinda wish I'd had more hand sanitizer with me that day, but don’t we all wish we had Tim's infinite wisdom on hand?
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In fact, Tim's ability to objectively size up any situation — specifically the success (or lack thereof) of a garment — is the reason this man gets paid the big bucks. After probably wishing that Althea lived a bit closer to the tri-state area with all that snow piling up, Tim made his finalist home visits that provided the designers with the first bit of feedback they’ve had since leaving FIDM — and the warmer weather of L.A.
How closely these ladies ultimately followed Tim's suggestions remains to be seen (tune in next week for Part 2 of the finale), but his overall message is something often forgotten: cohesion, cohesion, cohesion. (Oh. And edit, edit, edit.)
Were Althea, Carol Hannah and Irina paired up with the right Season 6 cohorts for the job, or were there better choices that could have been made? Was anyone else surprised that Carol Hannah didn't at least cough in Althea's direction after she scooped up Logan as her partner? C'mon!
Are you a designer at heart? Then the "AdDress Your Heart" Design Contest is the perfect place to channel your inspiration. Campbell Soup Company and Tim Gunn, co-host of Lifetime's "Project Runway," have partnered to raise awareness about heart disease the number one killer of women. Open your heart to the cause by visiting CampbellsAddressYourHeart.com to design a red dress and share your heart-health inspiration. You could win a trip to New York City, where your dress design will be debuted at a red carpet event with Tim Gunn in February!
Additionally, your dress design could become the next Campbell red dress, joining the ranks of a growing legacy of red dress couture from designers such as Nicole Miller and Michael Volbracht for Bill Blass.
Hurry up and enter submit your design by November 6, 2009. Visit CampbellsAddressYourHeart.com to submit a red dress design and describe (in 250 words or less) why heart disease is a cause that is important to you, as well as share an inspiring story about your female "heart-health hero." The winning entrant and his/her heart-health hero will walk the red carpet of the Woman's Day Red Dress Awards with Tim Gunn to debut the dress!
It's a very "Project Runway" 100th episode of "How I Met Your Mother"! Tim Gunn will make a guest appearance on the hit show alongside "Project Runway" guest judge Rachel Bilson.
Watch a clip from Tim Gunn's Workroom where he critiques Irina Shabayeva and Gordana Gehlhausen's Episode 7 designs now:
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Tim Gunn, the erudite, silver-haired co-host of Lifetime's Project Runway, will release a book called "Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life's Little Instructions for Making It Work"; publisher Simon Spotlight Entertainment says the tome is due in June of 2010.
Your favorite fashion mentor is making it work on newsstands August 30. Check out Tim Gunn on the cover of USA Weekend:
If you missed last night's episode of "The Daily Show," you missed a good one. Why? Tim Gunn, of course.
Tim reveals why L.A. weather is not for him (cause it's just too perfect), calms Jon Stewart's fears that Heidi will have to change her catch phrases on Season 6 ("Sometimes you're in, but then you're not so in?") and reveals his new found superhero powers.
Don't miss Tim Gunn and Nina Garcia when they drop by ABC's "Good Morning America" tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19 at 8:30 am et/pt to dish on "Project Runway" Season 6. Then, catch Tim again on ABC on "Regis and Kelly" at 9 am et/pt!
Check your local listings for channel information.
Hurry up and enter the "Make It Work Sweepstakes"! You have a shot at a weekly cash prize of $1000 and a L'Oréal and Garnier beauty gift basket, or the fab grand prize of $25,000 cash, a L'Oréal and Garnier beauty gift basket, and a trip for two to New York City to have lunch with Tim Gunn himself!