The fashion show starts! It features many disparate looks, from jammies to evening gowns to maternity to children's clothing. This line has everything! Way to multi-task, JC Penney (or whatever this is for). To her credit, Gia is able to recreate the skill she exhibited the last time she walked down a platform, turned around, and walked back, and is still a success in the modeling world. Afterwards, Joe finally tells Gia she is pretty. That is one less dude she's going to have to drunkenly service freshman year, which is a start.
At Christine's show, she is walking in a hot white minidress and some pretty awesome grey suede heels. She is 16, so feel free to be offended. As the models come out, it is clear that Christine's show is a lot more high-end than Gia's (I know Rebecca Minkoff is expensive, but it's not like she's as well known as Marc Jacobs or whatever), and Christine also does a good job moving her legs enough times to get from one place and back in front of an audience.
Unfortunately, at the end of this particular fashion show, the models all stand in a row on the runway as the crowd clears, I'm assuming to give the patrons a longer look at the clothes to see if they want to buy them. As the models stand there, Christine experiences what looks like a severe panic attack. She starts losing it, and it's agonizing to watch. She's sweating and dry-heaving and swaying and there is just sheer terror on her face and it's awful. Someone (one of the other models, it looked like?) finally scoops her up and takes her backstage to safety so she can recuperate and be embarrassed.
Danielle goes backstage and blames it on not eating a proper lunch (which is true, she did not eat a proper lunch, but who gets sweaty and nauseous from skipping lunch? Is that a thing? If I skip lunch I just get inordinately bitchy about CW shows, not barfy). Danielle and the IMG rep reassure Christine that this kind of thing happens and that she can still be the next Cindy Crawford, host of House of Style, despite the incident.
Next week: One of Caroline's sons I can't distinguish from one another finally opens his stripper car wash business. Teresa visits the hospital, takes a phone call and screams "I feel like I have to poop!" (see what I mean???). Dina tells Caroline she does not need her craziness. Danielle is conflicted when she can save someone's tumor by going to The Brownstone. Jacqueline's husband buys a new gun. Danielle hires a biker crank addict named Danny to escort her to The Brownstone. Caroline reacts to this. It will be a bloodbath, and don't worry, LuluBates will be back by then.