Saturday, July 29, 2006
Project Runway: Season Three's Got Seasoning
From The ATL to Atlas New York: Michael Knight
Blink and you missed him in the first few episodes, but Michael Knight's eye for fashion is undeniable. The glimpses we got of his coffee filter dress in episode 1 and his stunning number in the dog challenge made us hungry for more. He looks more hip hop than high fashion, and may have been wrote off early by the likes of judges Heidi Klum, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia. But Mike has obviously got skills that could possibly pay the bills for a spot in the final three. Only time will tell. For now, we're just waiting for him to get at least a minute per episode in...
Black Girls Rule The Runway
If you've been keeping tuned in to Bravo's Reality Darling, Project Runway, then you've probably noticed the unmistakable flavor of this season's cast. Aside from the drama in the workroom--and there's lots of it--is the drama on the stage. We're not eluding to backstage catfights, or seam sabotage, but to the FIERCE runway stylings of a sizeable number of sistas that take the stage each week. The proof is in the pudding. The first three challenges have went to exquisite garments made even more exquisite by models at the top of their game.
Anybody who knows Cocoa Lounge's history knows that we love to profile fresh faces in the industry. The good casting folks at Runway have cut our job in half. Take a look at some of our favorite models from the show:
Clockwise from top left: Camilla B, Katia Bissou, Marilinda, and our personal favorite, Nazri Segaro.