But anyway, back to a constructive discussion of gender and design. Even though Alicia is being forced to make another dress, she’s still making it her, even though she frequently says that the judges might not like it. When Tim comes in, he remarks that the more structured top of her dress appears a little Joan of Arc. He means it as a criticism, but she tells the camera: “Joan of Arc, that’s not a bad comment to me. It’s better than making a princess dress.” Ha! You stuck with your guns, Alicia!
As the hours drag on, Elena freaks out. Then Melissa freaks out. Sonjia freaks out. Up until the runway show, there is a lot of freaking out.