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October 15, 2006



I, too, am a Laura devotee and (although I hate to sound like my beloved Tim lest I be deemed to mock him) think that she has the most "mature" and fully-actualized design aesthetic, so I'd LOVE it if she won. I fear, however, that the odious Jeffrey will get the "maverick" vote or some such nonsense and walk away with the prize and recognition of which he is utterly unworthy.


Gals, I'm with you. I also like Laura's style aesthetic. However, you would have to clean up turtle poop and sleep with the mad scientist (obviously more than once). Is an ostrich trimmed lace cocktail dress worth it? One to mull over.
There was a poll in NY Magazine this week with from famous designers who witnessed the PR runway show. With the exception of one vote for Jeffrey, most of them threw the win to Uli. Oh, Michael, why did you choke on us, honey? It was yours, baby. YOURS!!


Oh. My. G-d.
I just cannot believe it. I won't spoil it for the people who Tivo'ed or were under a rock, but CAN YOU FREAKIN' BELIEVE WHO WON?!?!?!

Amen, Marcy, on Michael's choking -- what the Christina-Aguilera-on-a-BAD-day was he thinkin'?!?!

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