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Age 27, San Antonio, TX - Out Episode 7
QDescribe your family. AQuiet family.
QCurrent occupation? AVisual display.
QPast jobs? ARetail management.
QPets? ASebastian the French bulldog.
QWhen did you realize you had designer potential? AI was always creative at a young age.
QFirst garment you ever made? AAn ugly pink three-tier skirt with a black zipper.
QWhat's your design training/schooling, etc.? AUniversity of the incarnate word-basic sewing.
QStrengths as a designer? ASeparates.
QWeaknesses as a designer? AEvening.
QWhat are your influences? AI get inspired by everything.
QWhat's playing on your iPod when you're designing? APlacebo, Emery, rock music.
QFavorite material or fabric to work with? ASateen, leather, chiffon.
QItem you're most proud of designing? AOrigami dress.
QFavorite designer(s)? AAlexander Wang, Alexander McQueen.
QSketch or drape? ASketch.
QPatterns or solids? ASolid.
QFavorite colors? ABlack, white, greys.
QBiggest fear as a designer? ANone.
QFashion must? AStyling.
QFashion faux pas that drives you crazy? ACross print.
QFavorite style icon? ARihanna.
QWhat would you design for the First Lady? ANice dress and capelet.
QCelebrity you wish you could design for? AAny celebrity is okay with me. What I would design would be based on the person.
QFavorite supermodel muse? AKate Moss.
QIf you weren't designing, you'd be... AA vet.
QDream place to set up your business? ALondon.
QWebsites that feature your work? ASamanthaplasencia.com, facebook.com/Samantha.plasenciadesign, modelmayhem.com/samdesigning4u
QHow were you described as a kid? AGoofy.
QHow are you described by your family and friends? AGoofy, funny.
QWhy do you think you're easy to live with? AI'm easygoing. I don't like opened shower curtains.
QFavorite hangout? AHole-in-the-wall bar.
QHobbies? ASkating, origami.
QFavorite movies and TV shows? A"Bloodsport," "White Chicks," "Family Guy," "American Dad."
QFavorite websites? AStyle.com.
QYour Twitter handle: A@samplasencia
QFast food or gourmet? AFast food.
QCooking or takeout? ACooking.
QFavorite foods? APizza, fideo, chicken, steak.
QBeer or wine? AWine.
QGuiltiest pleasure? ADark chocolate.
QBiggest pet peeve? AOpened shower curtains.
QHow did you end up auditioning for PR? AThis is my third time trying out.
QChallenge you hope they don't? ARed carpet.
QYour take on team challenges: AI'm okay with them, just nervous about who it will be.
QWhat do you look for in a model? AModels help tell the story and overall look.
QDo you think you can win "Project Runway"? AIt's anyone's game, I just have to be sure to push through each challenge.