Peach Carr

OUT 09/02/2010

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Peach Carr Video Blog: Episode 14

Peach Carr returns for a reunion with the other designers from Project Runway Season 8. In this video blog, ...
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PEACH'S DESIGN IN EPISODE 6: "You Can Totally Wear That Again"
The designers must create a fashionable look from bridesmaids dresses. Guest Judge: Cynthia Rowley. Aired September 2.
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  • QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: PEACH'S TAKE

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    What was the first garment you ever made?
    An A-line shift I made in fourth grade while in the 4-H club.
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    What is your music of choice when designing?
    Clapton, Bowie, Motown and anything '70s.
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    When did you realize you had designer potential?
    When I had to start turning away clients because I was too busy.
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    Favorite designer(s)?
    Valentino, McQueen and Balenciaga.
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    Current occupation?
    Freelance designer.
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    Can you describe past jobs you've had?
    I've worked in a hospital, slung tuxedos and designed for my children's label, Mousecakes.
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    What is a fashion must?
    Great shoes and an even better attitude.
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    What is your design training?
    Self-taught.
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    Have you won any awards related to design?
    A bunch of blue ribbons at the county fair.
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    What are your strengths as a designer?
    Adaptability.
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    What are your weaknesses as a designer?
    My lack of a fashion degree.
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    What's influenced your designs over the years?
    The fashion and music from my '60s childhood. Everything was so bright and alive.
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    What's your favorite material or fabric to work with?
    Silk dupioni.
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    What's the item you're most proud of designing?
    My daughter's white burnout-silk graduation gown.
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    Do you prefer sketching or draping?
    Draping.
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    Do you prefer patterns or solids?
    Both.
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    What are your favorite colors?
    Black, pink and green.
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    What's your biggest fear as a designer?
    To stop evolving.
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    What fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
    Women who do not dress age-appropriately.
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    What's the ugliest thing you've ever worn?
    Huge '80s blazers with giant shoulder pads!
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    Who are your favorite style icons?
    Coco Chanel , Audrey Hepburn and, of course, Jackie O.
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    How would you dress first lady Michelle Obama?
    A mod '60s-inspired A-line dress.
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    What celebrity would you like to design for?
    Reese Witherspoon, a chic mini for a night out.
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    Who's your supermodel muse?
    Twiggy!!!!
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    What do you look for in a model?
    I love a tall, unconventional beauty with a great stomp.
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    If you had to name your label, you'd call it . . .
    Peach.
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    If you weren't designing, you'd be . . .
    A 5-handicap golfer.
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    Dream place to set up your design business?
    Chicago.
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    Websites that feature your work, including your own site(s)?
    Make It Better North Shore, June edition.
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    Any other cultures or places you wish you could design for?
    The ladies of the French Open.
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    How were you described as a kid?
    Creative, feisty and fun.
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    How are you described now?
    Creative, feisty, fun . . . and confident.
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    Can you describe your family?
    Husband Wayne; daughter Molly; great older brother Scott; and amazing younger sister Julie.
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    Marriage or kids?
    Married 20 years to Wayne; our daughter Molly is 16.
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    Do you have any pets?
    A black Lab named Mavis and a doxie/Maltese named Pearl.
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    Do you have any nicknames?
    My father called me Peach the minute I was born, and it stuck.
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    What's your favorite hangout back home?
    Del Rio in Highwood, Illinois; it's a great Italian neighborhood restaurant.
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    What are your hobbies besides designing?
    Golf (when I have time), and I have an eye for photography.
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    What are your favorite movies?
    Pulp Fiction, The Birdcage, To Wong Foo . . .
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    What are your favorite TV shows?
    I'm addicted to Modern Family and So You Think You Can Dance.
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    What are your favorite websites?
    Project Rungay, eBay.
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    What are your favorite books and authors?
    Amy Tan, Patricia Cornwell, David Baldacci.
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    iPhone, Android or BlackBerry?
    iPhone.
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    Fast food or gourmet?
    Gourmet.
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    Cooking or takeout?
    Cooking, but you can't beat a great pizza in a box.
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    Favorite food?
    Anything Italian.
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    Beer or wine?
    Wine. My sister's in the business!
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    Guiltiest pleasure?
    Movie popcorn, no butter.
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    Biggest pet peeve?
    Poor grammar and gum snapping.
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    Favorite designer from past seasons of Project Runway?
    Laura Bennett and Austin Scarlett.
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    Project Runway challenge you hope they bring back for your season?
    Drag queen!
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    Project Runway challenge you hope they don't bring back?
    Menswear.
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    Your take on team challenges?
    They are unpredictable and difficult, yet necessary.
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    How did you end up auditioning for Project Runway?
    My daughter Molly printed the application and stood over me while I completed it.
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    Why are you going to win?
    Because I am talented, fast on my feet, and have waited a long time for this.

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