Make it work!


This weekend I had the pleasure of being in extreme close proximity to one of my favorite TV personalities and fashion consultants-Tim Gunn. For the few who might read this and not know who he is (yes, mom, I know you don’t know who he is.) He’s the chief creative officer for Liz Claiborne and the co-host for one of my favorite shows, Project Runway. He hosted a fashion show at Somerset Mall near Detroit and the place was packed!

I met up with Suze of Miss Vinyl Ahoy and Katelyn of Vogue Vintage. Suze saved me a seat near the runway and I was able to snap photos at a great angle. At the end of the show, there was a question and answer session where he answered every question enthusiastically and candidly. I love how he didn’t shy away from answering questions on his opinions on show contestants and who he thought should have won the last season of Project Runway (he stated clearly Mondo should have been the winner.)
One of the models dressed in Kate Spade
I thought this model was so stunning. I believe she’s dressed in Lucky Brand.
I love Tim’s expression in this one! Ha!
Suze waving at me when I first got there.
It was so great to see Tim Gunn, Suze and meet Katelyn. Can’t wait to hang out with them more in the future!
More photos on flickr!
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  • Katelyn
    November 8, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Such a fun day! Glad you made the drive just in time!


  • amber
    November 8, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    how fun!! great photos ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Gina
    November 8, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    This looks so great! I love him the most for his honesty and confidence in his own opinions. You girls look like you should be in the show yourselves!

    G J A

  • Louise
    November 8, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Yay! Such awesome pictures. That one of Tim is priceless. You ladies look fantastic.

  • angie
    November 8, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    You all look so beautiful and self confident.I also think you should be in the show yourselves

  • Charlie, Feminine Bravery
    November 8, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    how fun! you lucky girl! and the three of you look amazing!

    xxx Charlie

  • Fashion Butter
    November 8, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    That's awesome. I have a t-shirt that says Make It Work. : )

  • archives
    November 8, 2010 at 5:13 pm

    haha, that pic of tim wincing is HILAR!

  • julie @jrosy + tart
    November 8, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    Oooh, I am LOVING that Kate Spade! I'm such a KS junkie… and I'm totally jealous of your close proximity to TG. Love him!!

  • Ana
    November 8, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    I'm from the Detroit area and am so sad I missed this. Too many things going on at once!

    stop by and say hello:

  • Heidi
    November 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm

    I love Suze's style!

  • sarah
    November 8, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    such pretty girls!! grest outfit ideas!

  • Daisy
    November 8, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    Awwwe soo cute!!!

    Great outfits ladies ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jay
    November 8, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    This looked like so much fun! I love Tim Gunn too. He's pretty much awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Melanie
    November 8, 2010 at 9:50 pm

    Looks like so much fun! Your new friends are super gorg, too!

    Follow @UnraveldTreads on Twitter!

  • Kimburley Sue
    November 8, 2010 at 10:45 pm


  • missvinylahoy
    November 8, 2010 at 10:53 pm

    I am so excited you made it in time! I was searching for you in the sea of people.

    And to Heidi above- thanks!! ๐Ÿ™‚


  • Pretty Shiny Sparkly
    November 9, 2010 at 3:10 am

    You girls look like you had such a blast! What an awesome opportunity!

    โ™ฅ KM
    twitter: @prttyshnysprkly

  • Jen
    November 9, 2010 at 3:12 am

    Wow, such an amazing opportunity! Tim Gunn is just so great.

  • libys11
    November 9, 2010 at 3:15 am

    aahh amazing!!! i'd love to hear him speak and answer fashion questions!! ๐Ÿ˜€ i love tim gunn! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  • march_camargo
    November 9, 2010 at 3:20 am

    lucky!!! I love Tim Gunn, and yes Mondo should have won

  • Andrea R
    November 9, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    awesome post! good to know Tim and I agree on who should have won.
    I was wondering what all you do with your hair, what you use etc? Maybe you have addressed this before and I just missed it. Anyway, I've got natually curly (but mostly just limp frizzy) hair, and am getting tired of the daily blowdry/flat iron. i'd love to hear what you do, since your hair always looks amazing!

  • Mary @ stylefyles
    November 9, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    You're right – that model wearing Lucky Brand is impossibly stunning – and I love the layered plaids! What a great look – and it seems like you had fun!

  • Maggie โ˜ฎ
    November 9, 2010 at 11:02 pm

    that's really awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚ luck you

  • Eleanor
    November 10, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    cant believe you got to meet tim gunn!! lucky girl! x

  • Bridget
    November 11, 2010 at 11:04 pm

    agreed on that stunning model. i love her hair. i want her hair. but im a white girl so chances are im not going to be getting it.

  • Jessica
    November 12, 2010 at 1:37 am

    I did a blog post recently about how I have always wanted to be friends with Tim!! He seems so nice and I LOVE his fashion advice.

    Great blog by the way, I am your newest follower.


  • Caroline
    November 13, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    NO WAY. Time Gunn is my FAVORITE. I can't believe Project Runway is over!

  • Dani Freitas
    November 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm

    What a great opportunity! I also admire Tim Gunn so much!

  • Natalie Brooke
    November 29, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    Oh my goodness!! I'm so jealous! I would have loved to be there, I love Tim Gunn!! I really need to watch that show more, I was obsessed for a while. Looks like you had fun! ๐Ÿ™‚