Amy Sarabi

OUT 03/18/2010

AMY'S SCORECARD

Out
View Amy's scorecard
AMY'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 9: Takin' It to the Street
The designers must create two looks inspired by a distinct NYC neighborhood. Guest Judge: Molly Sims and Francisco Costa. Aired March 18 at 10 pm et/pt
See what Tim says about Amy
WATCH NOW
OVERALL RATING:2.6 /5
VOTE NOW

Cerri

OVERALL RATING 3 / 5
WATCH & RATE THIS MODEL
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    1 of 54 questions
    What was the first garment you ever made?
    I was making garments at my aunt's tailor shop since I was seven.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    2 of 54 questions
    What is your music of choice when designing?
    DJ Shadow, What Does Your Soul Look Like?
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    3 of 54 questions
    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    At 12, I wouldn't let my parents shorten our name, because Sarabi was a better name for a designer.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    4 of 54 questions
    Favorite designer(s)?
    Christian Wijnants right now, but my all-time favorites are Hussein Chalayan and Martin Margiela.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    5 of 54 questions
    Current occupation?
    Fashion designer; permalancer at Men's Active Old Navy.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    6 of 54 questions
    Can you describe past jobs you've had?
    Taught fashion design, portrait drawing and dance to children in high-risk neighborhoods.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    7 of 54 questions
    What is a fashion must?
    Black tights.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    8 of 54 questions
    What is your design training?
    BFA and intensive training in womenswear, menswear and illustration.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    9 of 54 questions
    Have you won any awards related to design?
    GenArts Fresh Faces in Fashion contest and the International Duperre Award from AoF, among others.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    10 of 54 questions
    What are your strengths as a designer?
    Creativity.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    11 of 54 questions
    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    Procrastination.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    12 of 54 questions
    What's influenced your designs over the years?
    My Belgian and French teachers/mentors, as well as sequences found in nature.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    13 of 54 questions
    What's your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    Linen and cotton voile.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    14 of 54 questions
    What's the item you're most proud of designing?
    The mushroom.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    15 of 54 questions
    Do you prefer sketching or draping?
    Both, always.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    16 of 54 questions
    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Both.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    17 of 54 questions
    What are your favorite colors?
    Black and nude/flesh tones.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    18 of 54 questions
    What's your biggest fear as a designer?
    Working for someone who compromises my integrity as a designer.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    19 of 54 questions
    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Men: black dress shoes with jeans and short-sleeve button-up shirt. Women: skirts over bell-bottoms.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    20 of 54 questions
    What's the ugliest thing you've ever worn?
    A maxi dress made with what looks like Halloween-costume satin with a glittery knitted baby-doll top.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    21 of 54 questions
    Who are your favorite style icons?
    I like Lady Gaga, modern day.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    22 of 54 questions
    How would you dress first lady Michelle Obama?
    An elegant and sophisticated printed dress.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    23 of 54 questions
    What celebrity would you like to design for?
    Leigh Lezark.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    24 of 54 questions
    Who's your supermodel muse?
    Liya Kebede and Jessica Stam.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    25 of 54 questions
    What do you look for in a model?
    Height and small chest . . . skin tone depends on the collection. A good walk is imperative!
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    26 of 54 questions
    If you had to name your label, you'd call it . . .
    Amy Sarabi; go figure.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    27 of 54 questions
    If you weren't designing, you'd be . . .
    A chef.;)
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    28 of 54 questions
    Dream place to set up your design business?
    San Francisco.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    29 of 54 questions
    Any other cultures or places you wish you could design for?
    Belgium and France.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    30 of 54 questions
    How were you described as a kid?
    Fun and outgoing.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    31 of 54 questions
    How are you described now?
    Motivated but stressed.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    32 of 54 questions
    Can you describe your family?
    I have a very tight-knit family of five: an older brother, sister, mom, dad and me.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    33 of 54 questions
    Marriage or kids?
    In a relationship, not married. No kids.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    34 of 54 questions
    Do you have any pets?
    My cat, Mia Wallace, (my brother's cat is Vincent Vega) and Cookie, our 16-year-old family dog.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    35 of 54 questions
    Do you have any nicknames?
    My boyfriend calls me all kinds of names, like Chicken Little and Tidbit.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    36 of 54 questions
    Why are you (or aren't you) easy to live with?
    Huh, that's a question for my roommate, my sister.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    37 of 54 questions
    What's your favorite hangout back home?
    Casanova in the Mission.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    38 of 54 questions
    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    I enjoy snowboarding when I can find the time.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    39 of 54 questions
    What are your favorite movies?
    Pulp Fiction and Inglourious Basterds.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    40 of 54 questions
    What are your favorite TV shows?
    House and Iron Chef.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    41 of 54 questions
    What are your favorite books and authors?
    Jonathan Lethem and Haruki Murakami.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    42 of 54 questions
    What are your favorite websites?
    I love all things Google! Style Bubble, The Sartorialist and FML.com for a quick laugh.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    43 of 54 questions
    iPhone or BlackBerry?
    iPhone.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    44 of 54 questions
    Fast food or gourmet?
    Depends. Well, gourmet if I had a choice.;)
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    45 of 54 questions
    Cooking or takeout?
    Cooking.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    46 of 54 questions
    Favorite food?
    Persian food!
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    47 of 54 questions
    Beer or wine?
    Maker's on the rocks.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    48 of 54 questions
    Guiltiest pleasure?
    Hot dogs!
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    49 of 54 questions
    Biggest pet peeve?
    Running in the workplace.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    50 of 54 questions
    Favorite designer from past seasons of Project Runway?
    Jay McCarroll.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    51 of 54 questions
    Project Runway challenge you wish they'd bring back for your season?
    Grocery store challenge.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    52 of 54 questions
    Project Runway challenge you hope they don't bring back?
    Menswear for an athlete.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    53 of 54 questions
    Your take on team challenges, love them?
    I am generally not a fan, since there has to be compromise.
  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: AMY'S TAKE

    54 of 54 questions
    How did you end up auditioning for Project Runway?
    Someone sent me an e-mail asking me to apply.

AMY'S PHOTO GALLERIES

Check out Amy's Family and Work Photos

All Project Runway Photos