Let's turn our attention to the word "boxy" - which Elena uses to describe herself again and again. If we each stand naked in front of a mirror and take ourselves apart like a stack of blocks, we'll realize that we're composed of geometric shapes. Elena's perception of her boxiness derives from her torso; that is, she's fairly straight up and down whether being examined from the front, back, or either side. However, this can be mitigated by cinching the waist, for example, or opening up the shoulders, clavicle, and very top of the breasts. Elena was underscoring her boxiness by wearing styles and silhouettes that served to accentuate that feature. Don't do it! I knew that Jill Stuart would be our savior! I knew that Jill would understand Elena's sensibility, yet raise the bar by giving her a level of polish and sophistication that Elena hadn't experienced and desperately needed. What I wasn't prepared for was the perfect fit that she received right off the rack. Jill, we love you!
Let me say a few words about "letting go" of a wardrobe that size. Most, if not all things associated with fashion, involve the psyche. That means that when we speak about fashion, we're a mere hair shy of triggering a psychotic breakdown. It's true. You can't "let go," unless you're psychologically and viscerally prepared to do so. Your brain can tell you, "Get rid of it!" but unless your emotions agree, you're sunk. Veronica and I were resigned to letting Elena keep as much of her wardrobe as she desired, so imagine our elation and relief when she come to terms with letting it go. Frankly, she was even more elated and relieved than we. Hurray!
i really like ur attitude u gave some tips and ideas to ur friends. i wish u can help me or gave me some tips what to wear.... hehe anyway till here gtg
I love your show and your passion for fashion!! I have a question i was always i size 2-4 now after two chilren 5 and 1 years old I am a size 8. Very depressing im working out and all the process is very slow!! Everything i wear I feel makes me feel bigger or too round!! What advice can you give me on what type of clothes should I be wearing to make me look better and more confident!! Thank you and keep up with a great show!!
I really enjoy watching your professionalism and wisdom when it comes to fashion. You carry yourself very well and that makes all the difference in a person.
Tim, could you maybe work with the PS3 and make a game for women. We could input our measurements like the latest work out game and instead of telling us how to loose weight, you could give us fashion tips for our body types. Most of us dream of being on your show, because there are so many of us who haven't a clue how to make our bodies look good. I know i have a body that is a classic style but I watch your show and just wish there was a way I could plug in my measurements and be given your guidance. I know there are plenty of things in my closet that need to be thrown out- but i don't know what to replace them with! thanks for helping us. i love that if something is great art it causes a guttural response, whether it makes you puke or jump for joy, it's a response. for what we wear most of us do not want to cause people to puke.....
yeah timm i love your show.....im a 23yrs gal from india but feel 43 nw pl help me out....plsssssssss
dear tim: with all due respect, it is my belief that the director, producer and management of Project Runway needs to monitor the contestants' interview(s) so that no one person is allowed to speak in an uncontrolled manner. it is so distasteful to hear when they are jealous and/or negative. this season is conducted in a much more tasteful ambiance than previous seasons. i think you are amazing! my best, sasha
Hey Tim! I think that you`re amazing in fashion, and you're right, taste is no subjective, i think people should listen to the people who knows about it. I'm watching your program Tim Gunn: style guru, and I can miss an episode. So, make it work! and carry on.