Nice to see that Amazon Prime is dropping two episodes at at time.
Collaborations are always fun for the viewers but not so much for the designers. I thought Marta who was eliminated last episode was the only non sewer, so was shocked/surprised that Sabato and Johnny also can't sew. Sabato has been in the design business for 30 yrs how can you not sew? It was funny to see Johnny and some of the others not know how to work with fabric. It is also very perplexing.
Well Joshua fell on the sword.
Tattoos: I have seen some beautiful tattoos and some very ugly ones. I will never understand the need to put crap designs on your skin. Will has awful letters on his fingers. If you are going to have permanent markings on your skin get the best tattoo artist possible and have an idea of the design you want to wear. Joshua's looked horrid. There was no sense or rhythm to them.
If the article that I posted in the News thread is true some of these designers were mislead. Don't tell people sewing isn't required and then after they are involved say "Oh, by the way..."
I think this was one of many reasons why Joshua was just DONE. He practically ran out of there! What was really nice is he had no desire to take Troy with him.
On the other hand, Sander continues to make me laugh, and I loved his collaboration with Sabato. Favorite one-liner from him:
"“He’s 40 years older than me. He’s not a fresh leaf like me. If I have to drag this bitch all the way to the finish line, I will!"
There was also a comment about wanting to be a farmer when he was little but finding out he was gay as hell, then deciding to be a designer instead.
Yes, that is the only thing I don't like about this show. That seems cruel, to tell a designer that all of the sewing will be taken care of for you, and then throw them into the deep end and say, "Now sew!"
It seemed that most of Joshua's market for his brand was in China. I wonder how he's doing now? I can't imagine too many people in China are thinking about spending a lot of money on fashion right now. I did think that was sweet that he didn't throw Troy under the bus. I also agree about the tatoos. I have nothing against them. I have seen some very beautiful and artfully done tatoos. But Joshua's just did nothing for me.
Absolutely loved the collab between Sander and Sabato! Usually on these shows the young people grumble about getting stuck with the stodgy old people. I really loved how S & S overcame the age difference and learned to work together. "Papi and Bebe." Ahhhhhh...and speaking of farms, I loved how Sabato jumped right in and joked with the younger designers. "I used to own the farm." It's so refreshing to see, for the most part, a lack of nastiness among the designers here.
It was interesting to learn that Sabato used to be a model. I think I remember him. Those pictures looked familiar.
I agree with what others have said about how unfair it was to tell people they didn't need to be able to sew and then putting them in situations where they have to. I think there are probably many designers who don't sew. They are the ones with the ideas and designs that other people then execute.
Having a mix of people who can sew and who can't makes it especially unfair in team challenges. The person who knows how to draft patterns or sew ends up doing an unfair amount of the work in order to not be on a failing team. I felt so bad for Sander when Sabato misunderstood the instruction and sent everything to one sewer, which meant that Sander had to bust his butt the next day to do all the sewing that didn't get done.
Seeking form amidst the void.
But if that's not possible, gimme a Margarita...shaken, not stirred...and hold the salt, please.