On this season of Project Runway, designer mentor Tim Gunn is making it work with a whole new catch phrase!
He revealed it yesterday at the unveiling of Project Runway Avenue, which is temporarily taking over Fashion Avenue in New York City to celebrate the show’s return to the Big Apple!
“It’s ‘This worries me,'” Tim spilled. “I’m afraid it’s going to become a new catch phrase because I say it so frequently.”
After taking a sneak peek at tonight’s first episode it’s easy to understand why.
The contestants, faced with the classic first challenge of expressing themselves with a look that represents them as a designer, all fall pretty short to this tiny fashionista.
Tim explained that the cutthroat speed of the challenges may be the culprit behind that. “We see them evolve and what they are capable of, mixed in with the lack of sleep and levels of stress, all of which have an impact on what they are able to do on the show,” he shared. “Some handle it better than others. “
They better! They’re back in NYC, after all. And that’s all good for Tim.
“I’m thrilled,” he exclaimed to the TV DivaGal. “This is my home so I’m happy I can sleep in my own bed.”
Catch Project Runway, season premiere Thursday, Jan 14 at 10 p.m. on Lifetime.
photo credit: Lifetime