Shirin Askari

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    April 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Project Recap: Halloween Comes Early

    Emptying all barrels: Richardson's Shirin Askari with Tim Gunn​Bob Mackie -- or the "Sultan of Sequins," as Tim Gunn so flamboyantly introduced him -- was the designer judge and the inspiration for this week's challenge on Project Runway. Master of Madonna's sparkling bodice, Diana Ross's sequined ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    Project Recap: Cher-iously, Not Another Bridal Gown Challenge?

    As long as Richardson's Shirin Askari is on the show, we'll watch. But if she's auffed, we're so off.​This week on Project Runway, which we're one local contestant auffing away from turning off forever, Heidi Klum flounced out on the runway and announced that the designers would have to pick new m ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Project Recap: Lady Sings the Blues

    (Louise) Black and blue, perhaps not a great color combination after all​Merritt Martin, your usual recapper, has let her personal life interfere with her TV watching schedule, so I have been drafted to fill in for her this week. With 10 designers remaining, and Heidi's ominous warning in previews ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Project Recap: How to Age a Model in One Day (This Week, With Local Girls' Videos)

    Because, sometimes, Shirin, it helps to pray to the dress. ​The Project Runway designers were worried: Heidi Klum was being all kinds of shady as she gave this week's challenge. With her spritely German accent she mumbled something about 13 women, waiting in the the workroom, knowing what they wan ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Project Runway Recap: A Local-Girl Showdown That's Pregnant With Hot Messes

    Richardson's Shirn Askari, who's so in; and, behind her, Malvin Vien, who's so totally auf his rocker​Last week, Project Runway welcomed as celebrity guest judge Lindsay Lohan, last seen losing $2 million in jewels. This week we got "film and television star" Rebecca Romijn, last seen losing two t ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Project Runway First Episode Recap: The Two Local Contestants Play Safe and Stay Safe

    The sketch and final red-carpet dress from Richardson's Shirin Askari, featured last night on Project Runway's return​Dear Lifetime, thank you. I've really, truly missed Project Runway. Last night I was visibly excited to have it back. One thing though: Go high-def, for crying out loud. Not being ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Before Her Stroll Down Project Runway, a Brief Interview With Dallas's Louise Black

    Louise Black​Finally, Project Runway returns tonight at 9 on its new home at Lifetime -- and, if nothing else, Jon Stewart shares my enthusiasm. Of course, locals have two good reasons to take note of this dramatically long-delayed season: And as we've mentioned a couple of times, Shirin Askari of ... More >>