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LJ Runway Monday: A Rough Day on the Runway (PR 8:8)

September 19th, 2010 (11:09 pm)

Heidi: On the most recent episode of Lifetime's Project Runway, the designers were asked to create an American sportswear look inspired by Jackie Kennedy.

Barbie: The show's designers seemed to be very confused by what those directions meant, so I knew I had to pick the right model to keep Becks on track. Someone with a bit of a Jackie look, but current.

Summer: Fortunately, Mattel always comes through, this time with Barbie Basics 1.5, Model No. 13.

Heidi: She's lucky thirteen!

Barbie: Also known as Morgan.

Heidi: Speaking of lucky, this bubbly dress makes me feel like I'm at the Mermaid Lounge in Vegas.

Barbie: I feel like I'm in a bubblegum dress!

Summer: I feel pretty.

Heidi: Does Becks make Morgan feel pretty? Let's check it out.

Midway into their design challenge, the contestants were asked to also create an outerwear look.
Becks chose a satin-finished waterproof fabric to make a jacket.

The marabou feathers provide a fun frame for Morgan's beautiful face.

Just a couple of snaps and the coat is easily removed.

Morgan wears a cotton top with a subtle print, three-quarter-length sleeves, and a rolled collar.

Her hip-hugging, cranberry satin pants are accented with a wide leather belt, also designed by Becks.

Morgan says she loves the entire look and definitely sees it as Jackie-inspired.

See you next time on the runway.

Heidi, Barbie, and Summer's dresses were sewn by Becks.
Thanks to Timothy J. Lambert for helping find the perfect doll.

Previous designs from this season:

PR 8:7--What's Mine is Yours
PR 8:6--You Can Totally Wear That Again
PR 8:5--There is an "I" in Team
PR 8:4--Hats Off to You
PR 8:3--It's a Party
PR 8:2--Larger Than Life
PR 8:1--And Sew It Begins


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