Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Designers, don't be blue - be BROWN!

If you weren't chosen for Project Runway, here is another opportunity for you to show your collection at Olympus Fashion Week in the fall. UPS, yes that UPS, will subsidize and promote the showing of collections by ten emerging fashion designers. The deadline to submit applications and look books is June 1. For more details click here, and here. Good luck everyone. Please keep us posted!

22 comments:

pr2family said...

Have the final PR3 candidates passed their psych and criminal evaluations yet? Will we actually know who will be on the show before the third season actually airs? Does anyone know if Jaime Mihlrad, the American designer living in Italy, has been selected for PR3?
This waiting period is killing me; and I am not even a designer!!!

Laura K said...

Yes, the designers were notified mostly on Friday and a few on Monday. Jamie is not in. Many of the PR3 designers are members of the "BPR family." They are required to maintain strict confidentiality of course, but we know that the filming begins very very soon so the announcement of the cast must be right around the corner! Tbone predicts that the announcement will coincide with the finale of Top Chef. And Tbone is always right.

Anonymous said...

ohmagodd!!!!!!!!!!! i cant believe the designers have been notified. i seriously spend every waking hour thinking about this! i'm sooo upset that jamie is auf before being in. we still luv ya girl here at bpr!

Anonymous said...

what about te-the nguyen? i think his visions and designs and talents could be perfectly showcased on runway. i mean, does bravo know that these designers already have a rabid fan base and everything before they've even been on tv?!!

Timophile said...

The game is on! I can't wait. Oh, if I was only closer to NY I would so be stalking at Mood, the Atlas and Parsons. Best of luck to all of those who are IN. We are behind you all the way. Go out there and blow us away.

Tbone said...

"Tbone is always right" HA! That, of course, is a true statement. Except for when I'm wrong! Which is quite often...

I predict an official on-air announcement about Season 3 next week from Bravo. I don't think the cast will be revealed next week, though.

praddicted said...

While I'm so excited for season 3, I kind of want to enjoy the suspense, too. I could stake out Mood, etc., (and believe me, I thought about *just happening to be by there* hoping to see my Tim Gunn) I think I won't and will just enjoy the ride. Of course I would probably get everyone mixed up, too. I'm sorry Jaime didn't make it, she was awesome. So many of the designers are from our family? Hopefully, they are rereading the past posts on what not to do, LOL. This is so exciting-I feel like we're reuniting or something!!

Anonymous said...

i'm a pr3 designer and am sad that i'll be cut off from blogging while shooting! maybe i can sneak emails to all of you somehow!

Anonymous said...

has anyone heard from kayce armstrong yet????? laura? tbone? anyone??? i keep sending her emails everyday but never get a response! i'm so worried she's not in but she and her deezines are so luvly!

Anonymous said...

next week might be appropriate for an announcement about cycle 3 but it's way too early for info on the designers. i mean, they still have to fly to nyc, get their press photos taken, fill out the silly question surveys, etc. then bravo has to process all of that info and turn it into a website.

besides, they arent going to release any of that stuff until after filming has been completed. otherwise people like us we use that as stalking ammo!!! especially, those of us who have way too much time on our hands :). cant you just see a beeper standing outside of Mood w/ a dossier of download photos and bios?! oh, i crack myself up.

Tbone said...

Kayce has also notified us that she was not selected. We will post about all of this soon.

To the above anonymous: the thing about S3 is that with a July start, there isn't much turn around time. We may very well hear about the cast before they complete filming. Stay tuned!

sewlikethewind said...

Is crack this addicting?? I check here everyday for news on PR. Way too much time on my hands I guess (not really). Is there a 12 step program for PR? Well, I don't care. I won't join anyway. Can't wait till 7/12.

Anonymous said...

speaking from personal experience...yes, crack is this addictive.

Anonymous said...

thanks for the update an kayce, tbone. you guys are so on top of everything! i'm so sad to hear she's not gonna be on tv. the exposure would've been so great for a designer w/ her talents!

Laura K said...

Dear Anonymous designers and members of our BPR family,

We completely understand that you are sworn to confidentiality and we do not want to know who you are...YET! We love you and support you all, but we don't want you to violate any contracts.

We are certain that you will not be able to use your cell phone or a computer while you are there. Your phone calls home will be on speaker phone and will be filmed for security.

BUT....., you know there are those blackboards in your apartments and in the sewing room too I think? How about posting us a message there?!?!

Can you imagine if Tbone was live-posting an episode and he caught a glimpse of a board with a "Hi Tbone!" message on it?!?! He would be thrilled! All of us would be. So, please remember us when you are there. And have a wonderful time!

JRT said...

and if i may, can i add one quick note to momma laura's meesage?

designers (if you are reading this):
know that we as true BP fans will be supporting you throughout the show in your high and low moments alike. good luck to all of you, and prepare to work your tail off.

mare said...

Does anyone know if a girl named Bodhi made it to PR3? She is my daughter's friend. Also, can we have another contest? I'm going through withdrawal!!! Can't wait for the new season.

Laura K said...

Mare we know nothing here. We are just fans! Just fans. Seriously. No insider info at all. Really.

mare said...

Laura

I am so sorry if I offended anyone. I am just too excited to wait for the season to begin. Good luck to all the hopefuls!

Tbone said...

I am now amending my prediction of Bravo's official release to May 24, coinciding with Top Chef's Finale Part 2!

I reserve the right to change my mind again...

sewlikethewind said...

I think the blackboard message idea is great! I would love to see a Hi TBone message of I (heart) BPR-can you imagine?

Tbone said...

sewlikethewind - I will go absolutely CRAY-Z if I see such a thing!