The teams head back to the office with 30 minutes for page design. Team 1 unhappily discovers that their concept translated more catalog-y than high fashion. Johanna sticks by her concept but says decisions had to be made in light of time constraints. Across the office, Megan sounds like a broken record as she lobbies to leave out the vintage TV. Kate says they can take the TV out but gives fair warning that she'll throw them under the bus for it. That's progress, I guess.
Back to Team 2, William stands alone about the color of the opening page but is overruled. He is frustrated that his teammates overlook his experience. Devin TH's that they designed a risky layout that the editors might consider too intellectual. Then why are you designing it as such? It's early days yet. Stick with the winning formula that you spent all day yesterday studying. Sheesh.
On Team 1, Megan becomes the lone dissenter when she thinks Danielle's "Retro Revival" title is too evocative of the '70s, not the '60s. She throws up her hands and lets them move forward with the title. Kate reaffirms that she took a risk today in insisting on the TV set and that she'll suffer the consequences if Anne doesn't like it. Megan insists she's beyond blame because she had no hand in the concept. The team squabbles some more about the spread, and Megan finally throws up her hands and proclaims, "I'm done." For someone who hates Kate so much, she is all too ready to embrace Kate's tactics.
And now for evaluation. Tory Burch herself appears as this week's guest judge. Kate takes point for Team 1's presentation. The spread is pretty basic, with blocky letters spelling out their title at a bias and the model sporting the dress while leaning one leg against the TV set. Kate immediately indicates the television is their focal point. Anne asks who conceptualized the shoot, and Danielle and Ashlie happily foist the responsibility on Kate's shoulders. Joe Zee notices Megan shaking her head, and she admits she wanted to make a more modern, less literal spread. Tory chips in that the dress was actually not retro-inspired but likes the finished spread. Megan is suddenly more than happy to jump back on board.
Joe Zee asks how they worked as a group. Megan says they all worked on the final product together. At that, Kate sees her one shot at bus-throwing, even though things seem to be going well. It's actually a pretty amazing skill she has there. Kate parses Megan's assertion, agreeing that Megan worked on the end product but selling her out for walking off the photo shoot. She harshly claims Megan had no input. Megan fights fire with fire, lying that she never removed herself from the project. Cue flashback of her sitting on the sideline. Danielle calls her out on that fib, so Megan saves face by saying that, ultimately, she wouldn't have gone along with the concept if she hated it. Unlike some people. Anne begins her appraisal. She agrees with Megan's idea that her teammates were too literal, but she likes the TV and thinks the spread worked. Everybody wins! Joe Zee sums up his years of producing photo shoots to advise Megan that walking away from a job is never acceptable.