Then, Heidi and Tim appear behind the scrim. They walk out to applause. James interviews that he's not sure if he should throw his "underwears" at them or have them sign his underwears. James, are we going to have a problem? Heidi welcomes everyone to Season 11. Patricia Michaels is 46 and from Taos. She says that it is a real honor to be here. I have to say, there's some really interesting energy straight away. Tim congratulates the designers for being chosen. They will move into the Atlas Building that evening. Heidi tells them that there will be a twist. Michelle says that she hopes it's a martini. Strike two, Madam Curie. They are going to have to eat each other. No, that's just a joke. You see, what she really told them was that they were going to have to work in teams. Kate is all "Hell No." Samantha Black who is 28, from Brooklyn and so far the most crushable person present on this here program says that she's a team player but she would prefer to work on her own. Richard says "sad face." Daniel seems like such sweetheart. He says that he doesn't want to see any childish player. He adds that he rather likes working with others, so he is excited to see how this goes.
Tim says that he's excited about this aspect of the show because the real world of fashion is about team work. For this challenge, they will be working in two teams of 8. The first team is Layana, Daniel, Stanley, Layana, Kate, Richard, Patricia, some dude named Joe and a girl named Amanda. Benjamin says that the other team is not cutting edge, though he adds that you can't judge a book by its cover. Emily says that she doesn't think that she has much in common with Cindy.
Tim tells them that the first challenge is to create a look that displays who they are as a designer with the input of their teammates. One designer from the winning team will be the winner of the challenge and a designer from the losing team will be eliminated. The inspiration for the challenge is going to be New York City. The cutting edge team will view the city from atop the Atlas Building, while the other team will view the city from a boat. Fun! Heidi and Tim leave and the designers proceed to kill and eat each other. I am kidding about that.
We see the team on the rooftop first. They share a champagne toast and Michelle interviews that she is not sure that she wants to work with the people on her team. Who cares? She tries to make, out loud, some weird analogy about how they are winners because they are on top of a building and the others are at sea level. It's pretty lame. She should stick to some sort of silent persona is what I think. She has pretty much failed every time she has opened her mouth. I mean, this is so pointless, but I have to point out that she says, "They're already at sea level. They can't get much higher." I think we all know that pretty much the only thing they can do is get higher. At least if they're on land.