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Friday, October 23, 2009

Congratulations, Irina

Before this challenge you were the only designer this season with repeat wins. In Season 5 only one designer went to Bryant Park having had 3 wins - Jerell Scott. Season 4 had only one thrice victor prior to Fashion Week - Christian Siriano. You demonstrated clearly this week that you are the one to beat with your look that would have been equally at home in Aspen, Sundance, Gstaad or Chamonix. With a tight deadline you created an ensemble that Nina Garcia said looked luxe. Michael Kors favored the sex appeal of your back detailing declaring it had runway power. Heidi Klum said you did an incredible job and made us want to sip champagne in a ski lodge. With that in mind, we toast you and your success this week. Salute, Irina!

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