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[Images via Bluefly]
Today, online shop and Project Runway sponsor Bluefly begins selling the collection by last season's winner and current Williamsburg resident Christian Siriano. Project Runway is the rare reality show that creates heroes as well as villains: Audiences might have fixated on Christian because of all the absurd things that flew out of his mouth, but we also wound up liking him and wanting him to succeed—maybe more so than any other contestant in the show's history. So we're sad to point out that the collection is a little...underwhelming.
For one thing, it's small: Just five tops, two dresses, a pair of skinny black pants and a high-waisted gold skirt. For another thing, none of it looks particularly wearable. It's nice to see classic Christian touches like the big puffy sleeves and the glamorous-grandma gold-and-black color palette, but where's the fun, the fabulousity, the Siriano spunk? Well, he's young; better luck next time.
·Christian Siriano [Bluefly]