Tensions have been running full throttle ever since Hurricane Sandro devastated the Garment District and Monsoon Ken rained on everyone’s parade. To foster a gentler and more collective soul for the remaining contestants, “Project Runway” decided it would be acceptable to add a few letters to the beginning of a word to form a cutesy version of the original, and so “glamping” was born. LAME. Broject, er, “Project Runway” transported our top 11 designers to the wilderness for some faux camping in flowy linen tents with catered meals and real wine glasses.
Somehow they worked in an product placement for nature. I wonder how much nature paid. Seriously, these placements are getting out of control. I will never remember the bottled water company that bought this episode. I will forever just think of them as “nature.”
Everyone seemed to play nice, and even Ken, who let us know that he hates just about everything, enjoyed the sloth-paced river rafting and zip line that gave them a majestic view of the freeway. As the night wore on, everyone seemed to be inspired by the sights and sounds of nature. Recharge complete, our intrepid glampers were prison-bussed back to New York City in order to start on the challenge.