Bravo’s new series Top Design started last night. I enjoyed it, especially the presence of a couple of forty-somethings (even though one of them got sent home).
I’m glad Goil and Elizabeth won — he’s dorkily cute, and she seems smart and unpretentious. Except for the fact that she has a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology.
The losing team probably lost because you shouldn’t try to steal Storm’s look:
And even without the X-Men factor, can you really trust a designer with a mullet?
Alexis Arquette was a great choice for the first “client.” This might turn out to be the queerest show on TV.
I do have one question: Who thought Todd Oldham would be a good host? His extreme gesturing and generally strange demeanor are distracting. I guess they can’t all be Tim Gunn.
Oh, and the “seeya later, decorators” thing (tossed out by judge Jonathan Adler at the end) was pretty lame. Somebody get this show a catchphrase, stat!