Because she won the mini challenge, Anna gets to choose which fashion icon she wants. She chooses Coco Chanel. Kelly asks why and she says it's clean and modern and Coco did a lot of jackets. Anna also gets to choose what the other designers get! Yves St. Laurent is next. She gives him to Haven, who hugs her in return. Haven says that a lot of her inspiration comes from YSL, which you can totally see. Christian Dior is next and Anna chooses Daniella. She gives Gianni Versace to Johnny. Madame Gres is next, and James-Paul interviews about how much he loves her. But, she gives him to Merlin. This part's strategy, because the Madame Gres dress is blousy and modern. Heh. Not very Merlin. He says that he has never heard of Madame Gres. Isaac gags. It really would have been perfect for James-Paul. In fact, I think he has designed the very dress that is on display. Anyway, she gives Pucci to James-Paul. He interviews that he loves Pucci, too, so Anna has made a mistake. Then, she gives Halston to Reco. Everyone giggles and Anna interviews that Reco makes intricate, corseted designs, while Halston was simple. Isaac asks Anna if she was employing a strategy, and she says that she was. Reco looks really pissed and says it's OK, "Make sure your friends are taken care of, but that's OK." I'm not sure if he's saying that Anna took care of her friends or that he is her friend and she should have taken care of him. I never see or hear of Anna as part of any clique, so he should just relax. He interviews that Anna is trying to "throw some salt in a pimp's game." Keeping it classy. Isaac warns them that those who don't learn from fashion history are doomed to hang by a thread. That sent a shiver up my spine.
With two hours remaining in the day, the designers shop for supplies with a budget of $230 each. James-Paul is, of course, poring through prints. He says that he's going to frame his skirt, a la Pucci. Haven and Johnny both seem like they're on the right track. Merlin says to James-Paul that "these bitches, they set us up." Isn't he the one who was barking from day one about how this was a competition? Well, this is COMPETING. He says the girls are threatened by him, Reco, and James-Paul because they are original.