Ari Fish

OUT 08/20/2009

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Exit Interview: Episode 1

Designer exit interview: Episode 1. See which designer failed to impress the judges in the challenge to create...
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  • Ari Fish's Closet Tour
  • Ari Fish's Fashion Tip
ARI'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 1: Welcome to Los Angeles!
The designers must create a dress for the red carpet. Guest Judge: Lindsay Lohan Aired August 20 at 10 pm et/pt
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  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: ARI'S TAKE

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    What was the first garment you made?
    A purse that was reversible.
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    Whats your music of choice when designing?
    Can, Moondog, Lil Wayne, Missy Elliott, Neil Young, Mythical Beast and Bright Black Morning Light.
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    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    There was no aha moment, but there was a moment when I realized my interest in craftsmanship.
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    Whos your favorite past Project Runway designer?
    No favorites.
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    Can you describe past jobs youve had?
    Copy clerk, hotel maid, dough maker, gallery assistant, gardener, barista/server, retail and maintenance.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Always, always, wear a belt if there are belt loops please!
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    What is your design training?
    Kansas City Art Institute.
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    What are your strengths as a designer?
    Im detail-oriented and sew quickly. The sky is the limit as far as creativity goes.
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    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    Probably that I am so detail-oriented.
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    Whats influenced your designs over the years?
    Reading, geometry, ergonomics, American Indian ritual wear, nomadic tribes wear and athletic apparel.
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    Whats your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    Any will do.
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    Whats the item youre most proud of designing?
    This reversible hooded vest for my friend.
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    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Both.
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    What are your favorite colors?
    Right now ranging from teal to royal blue, and yellow too.
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    Whats your biggest fear as a designer?
    None.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Low-rise, tight pants they look horrible.
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    Whats the ugliest thing youve ever worn?
    Five pounds of fake hair around my neck.
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    Who is your favorite style icon?
    Russell Ferguson.
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    How would you dress first lady Michelle Obama?
    Peach-colored, super-concentric stitched satin one-piece dress with an intense but comfortable collar.
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    What celebrity would you like to design for?
    Lil Wayne or Samantha Ronson.
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    Whos your favorite supermodel muse?
    Angela Lindvall.
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    If you had to name your label, youd call it
    Made in America by Ari Fish.
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    If you werent designing, youd be
    Making millions off my art.
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    How would you describe your family?
    Very talented, diverse and honest with each other. We all get along well.
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    Do you have any pets?
    Atlas, an Irish wolfhound (bright white and big).
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    How were you described as a kid?
    Eccentric, artsy and athletic.
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    How are you described now?
    Health nut (yet I smoke), talented, driven, considerate, passionate. An activist for the everyday person.
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    What is your sign?
    <a href="http://www.mylifetime.com/on-tv/shows/project-runway/photos/project-runway-scopes#id=2">Gemini.</a>
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    Why are you (or arent you) easy to live with?
    I listen to people. What makes me bad to live with would be that I am very clean.
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    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    Reading, drawing, working out, cooking, gardening and walking my dog.
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    What are your favorite movies and TV shows?
    Holy Mountain, any Werner Herzog movies, Whos That Girl, The Little Mermaid and Caddyshack.
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    What are your favorite books and authors?
    J. Krishnamurti, David Foster Wallace, Ken Wilbur, Bucky Fuller; favorite is Roseanne: My Life as a Woman
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    What are your favorite websites?
    Astro.com, AstrologyZone.com and any government websites.
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    Do you prefer iPhone or BlackBerry?
    iPhone.
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    Do you prefer fast food or gourmet?
    Gourmet.
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    Do you prefer cooking or getting takeout?
    Cooking.
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    Whats your favorite food?
    Steamed edamame with barbecue sauce and Braggs aminos.
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    Do you prefer beer or wine?
    Neither.
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    Whats your guiltiest pleasure?
    Astro.com.
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    Whats your biggest pet peeve?
    Repeating myself.
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    What past Project Runway challenge would you want to do?
    The drag show challenge.
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    What past Project Runway challenge wouldnt you want to do?
    The grocery store challenge.
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    Why are you going to win?
    Why not?

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