Project Runway Recap: Creativity on Display

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On Wednesday’s Project Runway, designers were asked to create a chic look out of car parts. Ignoring the fact that the challenge was basically a giant ad for Saturn, just focus (as the judges did) on innovation.

Sent to the roof of a parking garage in Manhattan, the remaining designers on Project Runway found several waiting cars filled with materials like seatbelts, car seat covers and hardware — and were asked to go shop.

The task begged the questions: Is a seatbelt chic?

Just ask Korto, who wove seatbelts into this beautifully tailored, interlocking jacket-dress. Or Leanne (pictured), whose shapely dress made a case for the latter, impressing the judges and winning her immunity.

With two guest judges — Project Runway Season 3 finalist Laura Bennett and celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe — the designers paraded a generally impressive slate of creations down the runway, using wildly different shapes.

One could only guess what Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum and these guest stars would have to say, but it was guaranteed to dazzle.

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