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LML: Runway Rundown Part 2

Kittens! We completely forgot about this show!

Sage Chick and Bean Pole (sue us, we can't remember their names):

They seem to have a pretty good working relationship. Drama-free and productive. Must be the sage.

We'll say this: we don't know if it's one or both of them, but collectively, they do have a great color sense.

It's not a bad little dress. It's a bit simplistic with minor touches of interest, like the draping.

But it's the belt that really makes it. We're not fond of that braiding they always return to, but the pop of color is really nice and we always were suckers for an orange/blue combo. Just look at our front page.

But enough about the dress. What's really important is that sage girl...

...looks like she belongs on a box of salt.

Attention Whore and Fancy Man:


We suspect the producers drugged one or both of them. How else to explain their relatively low-key performance this week?

And how else to explain the sheer shitasticness of this thing? You heard it here first: drugs.

Yikes. We'll say it: there's not one thing about this dress that we like, starting with that hideous print, which screams "Christmas sweater."

We guess we should commend them for not using it in such a way as to actually look like a Christmas sweater, what with all the strings and asymmetry and gewgaws and foofarah, but that's about the only thing we can commend them on: not making their hideous fabric look even more hideous.

Seriously, the entertainment value of these two (if such a thing ever existed) has long been depleted. Time to go.

In other news, the next episode brings the gay and the fabulous in a big loud way with the appearance of Lady Gaga. Gotta hand it to Bravo. The best Lifetime can do for their season premiere is a reality TV star who was interesting for about 5 minutes 5 years ago, but tacky little LML lands one of the hottest recording artists of the moment.





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78 comments:

Agreed, on all points.


Being completely unfamiliar with Lady GaGa, I first thought that Dan and Dean were kissing Vanessa on the cheeks. And wondered "What the hell?"

Yeah.


I HATE the freayed/salvaged edges!! Otherwise it was interesting.

I hate to say it because he had won sympathy, but Patrick is disappointing. But because of the editing I don't know if it is his lack of vision or the lack of execution.

Not a Lady Gaga fan, but it should be interesting.


"Sage Chick and Bean Pole
Attention Whore and Fancy Man"

I thank Jesus for this post.


Rillion, are you me (or vice versa) today? I thought the same thing.


Eh, I kind of like this little show--especially when compared to the Fashion Show. It's got its own vibe--how many sets of gay twin fashion designers are there, anyway? At least they're not identical--I'd be seriously weirded out.

The designs aren't nearly as interesting as PRs--and that's the amateur-hour aspect of it.

At least the contestants aren't all 23-26 year-old girls. Man I hated the judging of last season's PR.


ModishMathematician

"We'll say this: we don't know if it's one or both of them, but collectively, they do have a great color sense."

I like the new orange logo, TLo! It goes well with the complementary blue background.


"Tlo said: starting with that hideous print, which screams "Christmas sweater.""



Yep, looks to me like they took the big smock dress off an aging hippie quilter at a craft fair and repurposed it into something to wear to the Goth prom.

--GothamTomato


Unfamiliar with Lady Gaga? You've got some catching up to do.


Yes Lady Gaga is popular but she isn't an ounce better than Nicole Richie. both tacky, in my opinion. one's more current than the other, that's all.


Lady Gaga? Well, shoot, I may actually have to watch an episode of this show after all.


Hmmm, as to your introductory remark, yeppers, I completely forgot about this show, too. I haven't watched it since before the holidays, and I don't know whether I can muster the oomph.

For the entertainment value of Lady Gaga, though, I might rally. Uhhh, which night is this show even ON?

All the best,

NDC


Unfamiliar with Lady Gaga? You've got some catching up to do.

Not sure about that. You assume that I want to be familiar with such people...


"Sage Chick and Bean Pole
Attention Whore and Fancy Man"

You guys are the absolute tops at bestowing hilarious and extremely appropriate nicknames. Thank you.


Oh. Is this show still on?


Sage burner has surprised me with her longevity and the quality of her garments. I've long since given up on Patrick & Robert. I like Lady Gaga, but this week I am excited about the the promos of Coco & L. Marilyn. Please let the meltdown be epic.


Wait. TackyDJ doesn't know who GaGa is? And he's a successful DJ? Does that not make sense to anyone else?


I love all the Gaga haters out there. You don't have to like her music or her style. But you can't compare her to Nicole Ritchie on either front. What has Nicole ever created that she didn't get from glomming on to someone else?


I'd forgotten about LML too. When I saw the post, I was thinking 'Dammit, I missed the Lady Gaga episode' because I have no memory of what night it's on.

For those who are non-Gaga fans, I wasn't either. I just thought she was someone making a name for herself by wearing really outrageous clothes. Then I saw a YouTube video of one of her performances. She does have the talent to back it up which distinguishes her from Nicole Richie instantly. Gaga is not famous for nothing. She has a great voice and a POV that is about the music as much as the performance and her wardrobe. That's rare in the pop world these days. Am I going to go to one of her concerts? No, I'm more of a jazz fan, but I can certainly see why she's captured the music world's attention.


"Sage Chick and Bean Pole"

roflmao


When I first saw the Christmas-sweater-dress I thought of a Spanish flamenco hooker (no offense to Spain, flamenco and hookers). I vote for burning that thing masquerading as a dress. Raise your lighter if you're with me.

JessicaDK


Anonymous said...
I vote for burning that thing masquerading as a dress. Raise your lighter if you're with me.

JessicaDK



That and "Sage Chick and Bean Pole
Attention Whore and Fancy Man" made me burst out laughing, friggin hi-larious!


When I first saw the Christmas-sweater-dress I thought of a Spanish flamenco hooker (no offense to Spain, flamenco and hookers). I vote for burning that thing masquerading as a dress. Raise your lighter if you're with me.

JessicaDK

THANK YOU JessicaDK! You and TLo have me laughing inappropriately at work.
And I am thrilled to see Lady Gaga! I am so hoping it's going to be good.


I completely forgot that you boys completely forgot about the rest of the garments for this show. ROTFLMAO!!!


Attention Whore and Fancy Man (LOL) need to go, as much as I like FM. Merle FTW!!

Fabulous! Lady Gaga rocks!


I like the blue dress. And the black gown is not the worst I've seen from this pair, but that's not saying much. (Remember the unintentional booty shorts?)

Maybe the D-Squared boys know Gaga or have designed for her? That would help get her on the show. I wish they would get some of Kors' clients (Michelle Obama?) on PR. Well, that or some other designers. They need to use their connections to get some decent stars.

Remember when they had Nancy O'Dell? And that bitch eliminated Austin Scarlett! And that wannabe rock star? They have a history of half-assed stars on PR.


I finally figured out who those twins remind me of - they look like the teeny tiny little love children of Anthony Bourdain and George Clooney, with a heaping spoonful of sparkly gay fairy dust mixed in.

(This is meant in only the kindest way possible. They're adorable.)


"Yes Lady Gaga is popular but she isn't an ounce better than Nicole Richie."

Um, WTF?!?!?! Nicole Ritchie is famous for being rich and having famous parents. Lady Gaga had been writing hits for other artists for years (and she still does, if you check the credits on Adam Lambert's new CD *cough*Fever*cough*), and if you actually watch her performances, the lady has TALENT. She can sing, she's a kickass pianist, can dance, and writes her own music. To say that she's no better than Nicole Richie is borderline blasphemy. That's like comparing Paris Hilton to Emma Thompson.

*steps off of soapbox*


The new color. whoa. pungent creamsicle.


Man, I thought it was just me - that "creation" of Patrick er Fancy Man and Attention Whore (LOL) has no redeeming value. What the hell is with the ropes around the boobs. grrrr it is so awful it just pisses me off.

Does anyone else wonder if AW can sew? What accounts for the complete thrown together crappiness of everything he sends down the runway?!!!

I would pay good money to see the Fancy Man whack Attention Whore. This time FM complained when AW was stalling stalling stalling with all his "yin and yang, black and white, sun and moon. . ." talk. But, what he NEEDS to do is whack him.

Why the hell does Patrick settle for the half assed interpretations of his "vision." And I am giving Patrick the benefit of the doubt that he actually has a "vision."

eh hmm rant over


stabbymuffins

I adore Patrick as a male style icon but his clothes so far have been classy enough for even the girls working the corner. Maybe it's AW's influence but the Dandy need to smack him upside the head and start making some decent clothes or it's so long.


"Attention Whore and Fancy Man"

Now these are superheros I could embrace!


Oh, and I have been wanting to say this - even though I think that LML is better than The Fashion Show - the designers of LML for some incomprehensible reason retained the worst feature of TFS. They kept the mentor and judge role in one - in TFS it was Isaac & Kelly, in LML it's the twins. It is a huge strength in PR to have Tim Gunn as mentor separate from the judges.

The dorkiest part of TFS was the stupid walk through the workroom scene. Isaac and Kelly couldn't properly comment on the clothes because it conflicted with their role as judge. And now we see the twins walking through the workroom doing the same thing. They can't tell the designer what they don't like - instead they say meaningfully, "THINK about it. . . just THNK about it."


Hey, I was just reading the "curves ahead" comments re: flowy and goddessy, and I was thinking that both of these dresses, their drawbacks aside, could be described that way, and neither of them is "covered up."


P.S. I don't even like Gaga, and I know she is is no way comparable to Nicole Richie. Gaga is a successful songwriter and recording artist. Also, I may not like her fashion sense especially, but she often wears designer clothes and definitely has her own style.

I'm not hatin' on Nicole. I think she is a cute little gal. But she is only famous because of those shows she did with Paris.

Now, whether non-fashion celebrities (actresses, singers, whatever) should be judging a fashion competition is another subject altogether.


I'm watching for Lady Gaga and TLo's commentary.

Her music might not be for everyone, but Lady Gaga is very talented. She's studied music and has some mean piano solos you can find on Youtube. She also takes a visionary approach to her work. Yes, she is over-the-top, but that's part of the fun. She puts a lot of effort into her work and image, which is more than can be said for most pop stars.

Now, if only PR could snag Gaga, although I think I might spontaneously combust before the combined fabulousness of Gaga and Gunn...


I always refer to Fancy Man as Anamatron. He remindsmeofa character in Artificial Intelligence.


"I think I might spontaneously combust before the combined fabulousness of Gaga and Gunn..."

The very thought of this leaves me shaking. I think I would go into a early-Beatles fan style freak-out if that ever happened.


LaFemmeFataledeNY

I actually like Sage Chick's dress, particularly her "signature" belt. I wouldn't wear it, not my taste, but I kind of like it.


I will honestly never have a liking for the blue/orange combo. first, because i live in IL and see bears memorabilia everywhere. second, because i saw them everywhere back in high school as well because they were our school colors. it always comes off as either cheap or cheesy to me whenever i see blue and orange together. i can't even wear the colors together myself.


HellsKitchenDude

"looks like she belongs on a box of salt."


Hahahahaha. I love it!


I don't mind Fancy Hat's dress. I think it's interesting and I like the print.

But the first thing that really grabbed me was the color scheme on the first one. They really are low-key and I think they're the sleepers.

BTW, I hate Lady Gaga. She's an attention grabbing whore with little talent.


I agree about the last episode. And ugh, I did not think Sage Lady's was as good as the judges thought.

I am PUMPED for Lady Gaga. She's awesome. The amount of disparaging comments people are making about her are disappointing, she's a great talent, has an interesting story and point of view, presents herself very well and with class and education, and has really interesting things to say about music and what she does. Plus she just makes damn good pop music.


Attention Whore & Fancy Man: What a huge disappointment. I had absolutely no recollection of their design submission for this challenge. They bore me to tears and I honestly cannot think of one redeeming quality of this duo. Perhaps Patrick would have done worlds better had he been paired with someone else.

I'm excited about Lady Gaga's appearance on LML. I love her and unlike many others, feel that she has a great deal of talent and an interesting career ---- not just as a pop icon, but as an artist. She's actually spoken quite often of having aspirations beyond the pop music scene. Should be a great episode (I hope!).

edina


Just promise me, please, beloved TLo, that when Fancy Man and Attention Whore have been sent home, you will post an interview with Patrick. Please.

I will give you all my milk money.


I went and looked at my salt container, but--drat--I don't buy name brands. I'll have to look it up online.


Ellen M said...
I went and looked at my salt container, but--drat--I don't buy name brands. I'll have to look it up online.

Ellen - They're referencing Morton salt. And also, you can click on the word "salt" in their post. It links you a picture.


honesty.not.pc

I don't watch this show but I love looking at the clothes and reading your screen caps :)

LOVE that blue dress with the orange belt. That would look really stunning at an event I have to go to...do they take Master Card? ;P

LOVE lady Gaga! Should would also be stunning at the event I will be attending. I am sure she DOES take Master Card!


Thanks for the tip about clicking on "salt", Maryanne. I knew it was Morton's--that's why I said "I don't buy name brands."


I had forgotten there were was more LML coverage to be done. I guess that says a lot. Though how I managed to block out that awful dress from Team Fussypants is beyond me.

The orange and blue together looked nice.

I am starting to feel done with this show though. And if the judges gush over one more tacky thing, I might have to puke.


I like a lot about the first dress- the color use is dynamite. I love the shine and the idea of the belt but I think something less thick than the heavy braid would have been more...elegant, I guess. A soutacherie scroll, say. It needs the relief, but as it is the braid looks lumpy and untidy.

I have some issues with the blue textile, too: it's a bit too stiff to drape well.

My big objection is to the scarf neckline, but I suspect I've just watched "Isadora" once too often.


Gaga. Ooh la-la. ;)


I'm an alternative/indie rock girl through and through, but I can't help but love Lady Gaga. She fascinates me. Her music is super catchy and her style is insane but somehow it doesn't seem like she is trying too hard a la Rhianna. I only watched the first episode of this show, but I might have to watch that one.


"We suspect the producers drugged one or both of them. How else to explain their relatively low-key performance this week?"

I prefer the names of GayVamp and Merlinalike.

The the twins are so damn cute! How can one forget them?

But 8 more days, bitches. I'm in fashion overload heaven.


Ellen M on1/5/10 at 8:04 PM said...I don't even like Gaga, and I know she is is no way comparable to Nicole Richie. Gaga is a successful songwriter and recording artist. Also, I may not like her fashion sense especially, but she often wears designer clothes and definitely has her own style.

The whole point of having Lady Gaga on the show is to have a Cher/Bob Mackie type challenge to make stage wear. It could turn out to be a great challenge.

FYI-I read somewhere or heard somewhere that Cher is a big fan of PR and some other design show called "Sell this House" (I think that is the title???). Her daughter/son Chasity/Chaz actually appeared on "Sell this House" after Cher called the show asking for help in selling an investemnt property.

TampaBay


Eh. I think you are still color-deprived from the last season of Project Runway. How else to explain the constant gushing over anyone who uses color at all? Kathy's 'inspiration' seems to be a box of 12 crayons. Orange and blue are complementary colors - not exactly a revolutionary pairing. Meh. Hated that dress, too.

And agreed, time for the DJ and his Russian master to go home. That shit is plain ugly. (On the other hand, while I still think they are talentless, I thought that that dress is the only halfway decent thing Patrick and born-on-a-volcano-so-I-can-be-a-bitch-all-I-want "man" have turned out so far.)


Glammy said...
Eh, I kind of like this little show--especially when compared to the Fashion Show. It's got its own vibe--how many sets of gay twin fashion designers are there, anyway? At least they're not identical--I'd be seriously weirded out.


What are you talking about? Of course they are identical. You may be able to tell Dan and Dean apart, but that does not mean they aren't identical twins.


I can't wait to see what LML does to make Lady GaGa boring!


I'm giving this bitch one more week, and if I fall asleep one more time...

Lady Gaga is fabulous to some, and over-the-top to some, but no one can deny that she has artistic and musical ability.

Now, to address the elements of the show that I have liked and disliked-either the show has played out all it's drama, or the producers had edited the scenes out of the final cut. You cannot tell me that there haven't been some cat fights between the likes of all these colorful characters. That is why we turn in, correct???
Ms. Rawls was almost fainting with embarrassment and they just downplayed it, as she tried to sketch her naked guy with his knees all askew... What??? A TV history making moment, and it went by like the 6PM weather report. Terrible direction and production.

The judging is woefully lacking and a far, far cry from PR.


Lady GaGa is Roseanne Arquette's daughter!! Look at the resemblance?

Dan and Dean, you are still the most fabulously strange and in a cute way, menacing of all the cast. Oh my, you can see their cute little fangs when they smile!


This show has been steadily growing on me. Can't wait for lady Gaga, I love her wacky sense of fashion!

I think I will wait for your reviews before burning my eyes on that Nicole thingy.


AHHHHHHHHH!

Why is there not a TLounge so I can discuss how that DJ just WON for making Amanda look like a HOOKER?

God, this show infuriates me. And yet, I can't look away.


@Dani

I'm still in shock at how that disco ball monstrosity won. Given that he's won for both that and the 90's J-Lo dress with tacky butterfly applique, I'm starting to question as Nina would say, the "taste level" of not only DJ Guy, but the judges as well.


Couldn't agree with you more, Dana. I really have yet to agree with them.

Why, why, why did no one even MENTION the fact that she was styled like Paris Hilton after a hard night of drinking? And how is it that Patrick is still around?


Patrick has hideous taste. Marilyn has exquisite taste. I don't see how she lost. I do agree the gems on the butt were not great. Her expert lost this challenge for her. I didn't like her because she was not very cooperative just like Marilyn said. And the judges, those 2 female taste is not that great either.

I also would like to be on this show and can't wait for the next casting call. If anyone knows more about casting, please let me know @ dallasnotaryservice@gmail.com


Ga Ga is so young. I love her.


I just don't get all these design shows lately. The designers are given the most fun challenge ever, an avant garde garment inspired by Lady Gaga , and what do they come up with? Disco ball mini dresses (though I kinda liked it - but should not have won) beautiful gown with beautiful sleeves which Lady Gaga would have changed top to bottom before going near it, and a belly enhancing mini dress, and of course two other forgettable pieces of shmateh?

They kept telling them to go crazy, where was the crazy? Didn't they realize crazy means in the garment not in their personal dramas?

Ugh why are the designers so scared to take chances?


Amanda's sister

Louanna & Jim got confused and put the eye patch on this week instead of last week. All their model needed last week was a big hat with feathers, that eye patch, and a sword. I didn't even watch last week's b/c I knew that Amanda wasn't going to be on it.

IDK about you guys but I was hoping to see someone actually USE the red pleather. They all acted like it had cooties. I really don't think Gaga would have worn anything that came down the runway.

I really hate that they neglected to mention how obvious it was that Marilyn does not know what avant garde is! She kept talking about going to the white house...


Umm where are the essa's (losing) and the winning design from this episode? you guys totally left them out


Anonymous said...

Umm where are the essa's (losing) and the winning design from this episode? you guys totally left them out


Umm no we didn't.


Marylin - was much much nicer to that bitch Coco.


Man that I can go home and YOU can do it all yourself crap - over and over and over. And then "I don't know HOW you can possibly call me uncooperative"

Sorry that was not just delusional it was aggressively sabotage.


Apparently disco hooker is a popular look in LA.

Especially since the two 'ladies' loved that dress and at least one of them said they would wear it.


They are identical? Wow, they honestly don't seem that way to me--I've seen fraternal twins with fewer differences. With D and D, one's noticeably taller than the other and the faces are different--one has larger features. I say this as someone who works with lots of young twins and is really bad at telling twins apart--even some sets of fraternal.

But, man, they are a trippy pair. I love them, they're like something out of The Matrix or some other SF movie, particularly when they start saying the same thing at the same time.

As for the new episode, Marilyn was royally screwed by her wench of a designer. What a manipulative bitch. Merle, who's been my favorite, did a serious nose dive with the pouch.


Ah, yah Glammy, they do have a lot of differences or identical twins but that happens sometimes. I know identical Korean twin girls who looked like clones in Kindergarten but barely look related now, 20-some years later. Haven't noticed the height differential though. I too think it is cute/funny/weird when they say stuff in unison and finish each others sentences with this crazy voices
of theirs. I just want to put one in each pocket and pull them out for puppet shows when I get bored.

(And seriously, what was with Merle's pooch? Who on Earth thought THAT was a good idea? She needs to tone down all the "I know more about fashion than anyone" comments. Her designs, while tasteful, aren't THAT original or great, and the "multi-use" gimmick is a little tacky and wearing thin. The judges acted like she invented the removable skirt - the hell?!)


TLo: 100% in agreement on your critique of Attention Whore & Fancy Man's work. I hate listening to them talk but I love seeing the end result b/c each week they manage to create something more fugariffic than the last.
I think Roberto has become hooked on sedatives as well as tacky tobaccy. I can't think of any other reason he'd nap under the table (unless he's planning a quiet retirement in Central Park once the D-list design ops dry up)


Love the nicknames, lol.


Kittens! We completely forgot about this show!

As had I, so you're entirely forgiven, dear, dear T-Lo.

Actually, I'd forgive you for dropping this off your To-Do List entirely, if your commentary weren't so fun. However, I'm more your fan than of the show's, so feel free to drop this line of commentary once PR starts up again, as I suspect you both still have lives worth living, and this show is rather a wasted hour (or three) for you two. Go! Live! Laugh! Love! And continue to forget about the tired lameness that is LML.





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