Christopher Straub

OUT 11/05/2009

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Christopher Straub Video Blog: Episode 12

Designer Christopher Straub gives his take on Project Runway Season 6 Episode 12 and creating a design using...
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CHRISTOPHER'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 12: The Art of Fashion
The designers must create a design using the Getty Center as inspiration. Guest Judge: Cindy Crawford and Cynthia Rowley. Aired November 5 at 10 pm et/pt
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  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: CHRISTOPHER'S TAKE

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    What was the first garment you made?
    When I was 14, I made a pair of crazy clown pants.
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    Whats your music of choice when designing?
    I mostly have VH1 on when designing: Rock of Love, I Love New York, etc.
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    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    More recently, I realized I had real potential. Maybe six or seven years ago.
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    Whos your favorite past Project Runway designer?
    Christian Siriano. Always fantastic pieces!
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    Can you describe past jobs youve had?
    Wedding planner, set designer, retail management and freelance designer.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Big-ass sunglasses.
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    What is your design training?
    Im self-taught.
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    What are your strengths as a designer?
    Incorporating volume into my garments.
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    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    Body-hugging garments (fitted) and working with delicate fabrics.
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    Whats influenced your designs over the years?
    Im inspired by simple shapes and designs; I use that to create a clean look.
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    Whats your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    I love heavy and ridged fabrics, mostly.
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    Whats the item youre most proud of designing?
    My most recent collection of dresses.
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    Do you prefer sketching or draping?
    A little of each. I like to get fabric first and then get inspired by it.
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    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Mostly solids, but I love a leopard print.
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    What are your favorite colors?
    Grays and golds.
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    Whats your biggest fear as a designer?
    For the judges to see my stuff as too simple. I like to call my point of view clean and fresh.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Outfits that are too matchy-matchy change it up a little bit.
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    Whats the ugliest thing youve ever worn?
    Plastic clothing in high school I was a little weird.
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    Who is your favorite style icon?
    Posh, she just cut her hair again love it!
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    What celebrity would you like to design for?
    Pink, Selma Blair, Fergie and Rihanna.
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    Whos your favorite supermodel muse?
    My friend Sarah! She is fabulous.
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    If you had to name your label, youd call it
    Cricket or Buckshot LeStraub.
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    If you werent designing, youd be
    Drinking.
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    How would you describe your family?
    I lost my father at 12 and my house at 18. My mom hates her job, and my brother has no job.
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    How were you described as a kid?
    Quiet, shy and a mamas boy.
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    How are you described now?
    Loud, friendly and star of my own Christopher Show.
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    What is your sign?
    <a href="http://www.mylifetime.com/on-tv/shows/project-runway/photos/project-runway-scopes#id=4">Capricorn.</a>
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    Why are you (or arent you) easy to live with?
    Im difficult to live with. I dont cook or clean.
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    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    Travel and eating out.
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    What are your favorite movies and TV shows?
    Project Runway, Family Guy, King of the Hill, Futurama, VH1 and Americas Next Top Model.
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    What are your favorite books and authors?
    I dont read.
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    What are your favorite websites?
    realityblurred.com, AdultSwim.com, ToyWiz.com and craigslist.com.
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    Do you prefer iPhone or BlackBerry?
    Id love an iPhone.
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    Do you prefer Wii or PlayStation?
    Nintendo 64.
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    Do you prefer fast food or gourmet?
    Fast food.
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    Do you prefer cooking or getting takeout?
    Takeout.
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    Whats your favorite food?
    Sushi.
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    Do you prefer beer or wine?
    Water, thank you very much.
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    Whats your guiltiest pleasure?
    Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.
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    Whats your biggest pet peeve?
    Difficult personality types.
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    What past Project Runway challenge would you want to do?
    MyScene Barbie challenge from Season 2.
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    What past Project Runway challenge wouldnt you want to do?
    Team challenges boo!
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    Why are you going to win?
    Personality + Talent = Success. Who could argue with that?

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