There are no more fashion houses, just individual designers going head to head. Each remaining contestant presents a complete collection of cohesive looks for the chance to win $125,000 furnished by TRESemmé. Who will have the Ultimate Collection?
With just one more challenge left, the pressure is on the remaining designers to deliver their best work if they want to make it to the finale. Inspiration takes them back to the basics as they must create looks based on earth, wind and air.
The remaining designers get a lesson from the Creative Director at Barney?s New York, Simon Doonan, who schools them about the importance of using vintage accessories to create eccentric designs. The designers are inspired making the fashion and competition fiercer than ever.
The remaining designers head to the altar, as they are asked to create a fashionable look for gay couples about to tie the knot.
The designers take a field trip to New Jersey where they are granted access to the lost and found area at Hoboken train station. From these items, each house must present a cohesive collection of weekend looks.
Worlds collide and the competition starts to get "real" as the designers are assigned talent from "The Real Housewives" for a major make-under.
The designers go back to the future this week. After meeting Iman at the National History Museum, they each select a time capsule containing items and accessories from a specific year. While going back in time to get their inspiration, the challenge is to create new, fashion-forward looks that incorporate that timeless pattern, plaid.
This week?s challenge is to make a collection for a modern day femme fatale, and the designs must be appropriate for night clubs, lairs and other after-hours haunts. While the designers get in touch with their inner seductress, they must also adapt to some changes.
The designers are in need of a "self examination" when they are challenged to complete a line inspired by the inner workings of the human body. While one house struggles, the other house works seamlessly together as they create reversible looks that mirror the traveling Bodies Exhibit®.
In the season two premiere, 12 designers arrive in New York City to compete for the chance to win a prize of $125,000. After meeting the judges -- fashion icon Iman, internationally acclaimed designer Isaac Mizrahi and Special Projects Director at Harper's Bazaar Laura Brown -- they are shocked to learn that for the duration of the competition they will be split into two teams and competing as dueling fashion houses. In their very first challenge, each house must create a complete and cohesive line inspired by the fashion career of Iman.
America chooses the winning designer.
The remaining contestants compete for a chance to win the $125,000 prize and have their designs sold in the retail market. America votes for a winner.
The pressure is on in this Harper?s Bazaar mini challenge, as the contestants must master the art of draping, one of the most difficult and revered skills in the design world. Isabel Toledo, the queen of draping, stops by to judge. In the elimination challenge, the designers really need to shine. Swarovski crystals play a crucial role in the designers? task of creating a standout red carpet gown that would get any client on the best-dressed list.
The remaining designers are challenged to create loungewear to complement designer Fernando Sanchez?s top selling luxury robes. The winning creation will be sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and that designer will have an advantage in the elimination round. Questioning their fate, the contestants are whisked to a Tarot card reader who predicts their future in the competition. They come to find that this experience will have more of an effect on their resulting design than they originally imagined.
Fashion is cyclical, so learning from past designers is as important as having the vision to create new trends. To assess their knowledge, Mizrahi, Rowland, and Harper'?s Bazaar?'s Laura Brown test the designers on fashion icons. The contestants are then challenged to create a complete look inspired by a signature piece from fashion icons such as Dior, Balenciaga and Halston. Using a signature piece from a legendary artist?s repertoire as inspiration, the contestants must create a complete look.
Actress and fashionista Becki Newton (Ugly Betty) stops by and presents this week?s Harper?s Bazaar mini challenge - create a solution for the age-old dilemma -? the ?walk of shame.? Challenged to turn last night?s party outfit into work appropriate attire, the contestants get crafty with anything and everything one would normally find in an office. For the elimination challenge, the designers are taken to a surprise location and find themselves working for a major force in the fashion industry.
Mike Vensel discusses pushing limits and wanting to leave the competition.
David Caldwell plays his harmonica for the other designers.
Mike Vensel explains his work philosophy to Calvin Tran and Calvin is not believing what he's hearing.
Find out how these designers are being green.
Mike Vensel is having problems fitting his model and it causes some concern with the rest of his team.
The House of Emerald is unraveling as they cannot agree on the direction of a garment.
Isaac Mizrahi gives some insight on episode 1.
The judges has a few design questions but overall, they were happy with what they saw.
Reel to Genteel
Iman's Career in Fashion
Where do they find these designers? Catch the series premiere of Bravo's The Fashion Show, May 7th at 10PM to find out!
Angel learns first hand what pressure cooker this competition really is.
The other designers are shocked that Reco is not finished with his garments.
Anna is a bit miffed that Andrew's pleating detail looks a lot like hers.
The designers go through the intros before they try to cut each other down.