Andy South

OUT 10/28/2010

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Andy South Video Blog: Episode 14

Designer Andy South gives his take on Project Runway Season 8 Episode 14 (Season Finale, Part 2). He was one...
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ANDY'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 14: "The Finale, Part 2"
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    What was the first garment you ever made?
    Halloween costumes, when gluing and stapling was acceptable.
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    What is your music of choice when designing?
    House/trance, Sade, anything I can mug and dip to.
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    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    I always knew I was meant to create, but didn.t really discover fashion until high school.
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    Favorite designer(s)?
    Yohji Yamamoto, Christophe Decarnin (Balmain), John Galliano.
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    Current occupation?
    Freelance designer, and personal assistant to another designer.
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    Can you describe past jobs you've had?
    Michael Kors sales associate, teaching assistant and student counselor, tailoring apprentice.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Confidence and nerve.
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    What is your design training?
    Associate.s in Applied Science, Fashion Technology, Honolulu Community College.
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    Have you won any awards related to design?
    Statewide ''Fresh FACE of Nu'uanu'' fashion competition, Best In Daywear, 2007.
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    What are your strengths as a designer?
    I sew like I.m in a sweatshop.
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    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    I tend to change things.
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    What's influenced your designs over the years?
    CULTURE! People and Asian lifestyles. Also the combination of punk, Goth and club-kid aesthetics.
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    What's your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    Silk and wool.
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    What's the item you're most proud of designing?
    My latest (Fall 2010) collection. Design and aesthetic is progressive.
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    Do you prefer sketching or draping?
    Draping.
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    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Solids.
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    What are your favorite colors?
    Black. If I use a color, it is always saturated, deep and ''juicy.''
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    What's your biggest fear as a designer?
    Weight gain.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Knockoffs.
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    What's the ugliest thing you've ever worn?
    I have quite a few loud aloha shirts.
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    Who are your favorite style icons?
    Audrey Hepburn.
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    How would you dress first lady Michelle Obama?
    Fun pants!
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    Who's your supermodel muse?
    Heidi! 'Cause she can keep having kids and look SO stunning.
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    What do you look for in a model?
    Her walk.
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    If you had to name your label, you'd call it . . .
    Andy South.
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    If you weren't designing, you'd be . . .
    A yoga instructor!
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    Dream place to set up your design business?
    New York!
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    Websites that feature your work, including your own site(s)?
    Facebook and MySpace.
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    Any other cultures or places you wish you could design for?
    Asia and Europe.
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    How were you described as a kid?
    Artistic, sometimes a little weird
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    How are you described now?
    Still artistic and a bit more weird!
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    Can you describe your family?
    Ah-mazing.
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    Marriage or kids?
    Single, no kids.
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    Do you have any nicknames?
    Brister. It's a combination of brother and sister.
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    Why are you (or aren't you) easy to live with?
    I'm SO likable!
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    What's your favorite hangout back home?
    The beach, duh.
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    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    Dance.
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    What are your favorite movies and TV shows?
    Project Runway, Glee, Hero, Devil Wears Prada, House of Flying Daggers, Avatar.
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    What are your favorite websites?
    style.com
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    What are your favorite books and authors?
    Manga.
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    iPhone, Android or BlackBerry?
    I have an Android, but I miss my BlackBerry!
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    Fast food or gourmet?
    Gourmet.
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    Cooking or takeout?
    Cooking.
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    Favorite food?
    Thai and Japanese.
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    Beer or wine?
    Wine.
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    Guiltiest pleasure?
    Sleeping in.
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    Biggest pet peeve?
    Disrespect.
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    Favorite designer from past seasons of Project Runway?
    Mister Siriano.
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    Project Runway challenge you hope they bring back for your season?
    When they went international to Paris!
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    Project Runway challenge you hope they don't bring back for your season?
    Children's wear.
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    Your take on team challenges?
    They make me nervous. You just NEVER know.
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    How did you end up auditioning for Project Runway?
    I auditioned two years ago, and I got a call asking if I was going to audition for Season 8.
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    Why are you going to win?
    I am innovative, my POV is strong and my range is wide. I work quickly and thrive under pressure.

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