The judges confer. They were very excited by this challenge. Everyone did a good job. The found Jerell cohesive, Rachel wants to own Korto's coat, and they find Leanne's look flawless. They think that Stella's garment combo was off, Blayne's outfit was poorly made, and Keith was uninspired. Rachel thought it was totally uninspired. Michael thought it was crazy that Keith blamed the model and the critics for his shortcomings.
The designers return to the stage. Jerell is in. And, the winner is... Leanne. Korto looks a little pissed. Leanne interviews that she is thrilled to have "finally" won a challenge. Korto is in. Blayne is in. That leaves Keith and Stella. Heidi says that Keith's design was boring and poorly made. Stella was too simple. Stella is in. She leaves the runway. Keith seems really upset but he gets his kisses, says farewell, and leaves the runway.
Keith says that he didn't want anyone to see his tears. But, he's crying really hard in his interview. He says this is what fashion means to him. He says he's most upset because he is being eliminated for presenting something that wasn't his aesthetic. OK, I totally admit that this is completely weird, but Keith... I mean, he's a cute guy, right? He's a handsome guy, nice shape, whatever. He doesn't drive me wild or anything. But, for some reason, I find him so hot when he's bawling like this. It's weird. I've got issues. Keith says that he doesn't have many opportunities in Utah and this was supposed to be his big break. Still crying. Still hot. He says that he knows he'll show at New York Fashion Week one day.
Jeff Long usually doesn't like to see people cry. He can be reached at email@example.com.
And head on over to Bravo where last season's Runway winner Christian Siriano interviews the exiting designer this week on Watch What Happens: After The Sew.