Qristyl Frazier

OUT 09/10/2009

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Qristyl Frazier Video Blog: Episode 4

Designer Qristyl Frazier gives her take on Project Runway Season 6 Episode 4 and creating an eye-catching lo...
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QRISTYL'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 4: What a Woman Wants
The designers must create an eye-catching look for an industry event. Guest Judges: Jennifer Rade and Marc Bouwer Aired September 10 at 10 pm et/pt
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  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: QRISTYL'S TAKE

    1 of 42 questions
    What was the first garment you made?
    A black-and-white printed cheerleader-style miniskirt at age 15.
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    Whats your music of choice when designing?
    Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Gerald LeVert, R. Kelly, Usher, OJays, Robin Thicke and Keith Sweat.
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    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    When I started sewing at 15. I enjoyed it and wanted to create styles for myself.
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    Whos your favorite past Project Runway designer?
    Love the enthusiasm of all the designers going for it, so no favorites.
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    Can you describe past jobs youve had?
    Mostly self-employed. Designed for Queen Latifah, Angie Stone and Wendy Williams.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Fit if you wear your proper size, you will look great no matter the size.
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    What is your design training?
    A B.F.A. in fashion design.
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    What are your strengths as a designer?
    Draping is my strength. I create designs as I drape them on a mannequin.
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    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    Sketching/drawing is my weakness.
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    Whats influenced your designs over the years?
    Vintage and couture fashions, and designers like Balenciaga, who devoted himself to technical perfection.
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    Whats your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    Italian knits, silks (crinkle chiffon), charmeuse, suede, leather, cashmere knits and any stretch fabrics.
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    Whats the item youre most proud of designing?
    Stepping out of the box and designing for plus-size women, women sizes 12 to 24.
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    Do you prefer sketching or draping?
    Draping.
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    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Patterns.
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    What are your favorite colors?
    Bold, lively and vibrant colors: lemon drop, kelly green and electrified blues.
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    Whats your biggest fear as a designer?
    Never making it to Project Runway and my mom never seeing me design on TV.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Seeing anyone, young or old, male or female, wearing boots, tall or short, in the summer.
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    Whats the ugliest thing youve ever worn?
    My high school clothes. That why I started making my own as a sophomore.
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    Who is your favorite style icon?
    Halle Berry, Whitney Houston and Gwyneth Paltrow.
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    20 of 42 questions
    How would you dress first lady Michelle Obama?
    I would love to design a cocktail dress for her.
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    What celebrity would you like to design for?
    Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Jennifer Hudson, Niecy Nash, Madonna and Will Smith.
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    Whos your favorite supermodel muse?
    Iman is my favorite.
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    If you had to name your label, youd call it
    Qristyl Frazier.
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    If you werent designing, youd be
    Designing animations or acting.
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    How would you describe your family?
    Were close, but live in separate cities and states.
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    How were you described as a kid?
    Outgoing, hard on myself, a big personality/flirt, stubborn, energetic, sometimes whiny, and caring.
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    How are you described now?
    Vibrant, enthusiastic, dynamic, intellectual, demanding, optimistic, strong and a part-time enigma.
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    What is your sign?
    <a href="http://www.mylifetime.com/on-tv/shows/project-runway/photos/project-runway-scopes#id=14">Capricorn.</a>
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    Why are you (or arent you) easy to live with?
    Im considerate, tidy, personable, nurturing and respectful, and you can tell me anything in private.
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    Whats your favorite hangout back home?
    Park Slope and Central Park. I like to walk, admiring how neighborhoods have changed in New York and Missouri.
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    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    Walking, jogging or biking.
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    What are your favorite movies and TV shows?
    Love black-and-white movies, plus Mommie Dearest and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. Anything on Lifetime.
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    What are your favorite books and authors?
    Maya Angelou, Walter Mosley, Terry McMillan, Joel Osteen, J.D. Salinger and Lyah Beth LeFlore.
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    What are your favorite websites?
    Style.com and WWD.com.
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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?
    Indian food.
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    Do you prefer beer or wine?
    Wine I love pinot noir.
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    Whats your guiltiest pleasure?
    I sometimes like to sleep late.
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    What past Project Runway challenge would you want to do?
    Making clothes out of flowers and plants (greenery).
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    What past Project Runway challenge wouldnt you want to do?
    Making garments out of industrial car parts.
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    Why are you going to win?
    Being a well-known fashion designer is all Ive ever wanted. I plan on making every challenge work!

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