'Making the Cut' Season 2 Finale Recap: Shop the Winning Looks

Spoiler alert! Don’t proceed when you have not watched this week’s episodes of Prime Video’s Making the Minimize. Learn on for ET Model’s episode recaps and store the weekly profitable seems on Amazon.

Making the Minimize’s second season is now accessible to stream on Prime Video. Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are again as hosts of the design competitors to search out the following nice international model. This season takes place in a bubble arrange in a ranch in Malibu, California, because the present was filmed amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Klum and Gunn welcomed 10 established designers from across the globe to compete for the grand prize of $1 million, a mentorship with Amazon Vogue and an opportunity to design an unique full assortment for the web retail big. Artistic director of Moschino Jeremy Scott and worldwide mannequin Winnie Harlow be part of Klum on the judging panel. 

Each week, every designer will create seems in line with the problem’s theme, together with runway seems and one accessible look which can be revealed throughout the trend present. The profitable accessible design from every week can be offered on Amazon Vogue.

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Episodes 7 & 8 

This week’s episodes decided the winner of the second season! The three finalists, Andrea Pitter, Andrea Salazar and Gary Graham, had been every assigned to create an idea retailer on the Row DTLA. Pitter’s retailer resembled a New York Metropolis subway station, Salazar’s was impressed by a museum and Graham’s was designed after a barn. Salazar gained the idea retailer problem. 

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The designers then headed to the ultimate runway present, displaying a full 10-piece assortment, together with pitching their model’s marketing strategy to Christine Beauchamp, president of Amazon Vogue. Pitter was topped the winner, profitable the grand prize of $1 million, a mentorship with Amazon Vogue and a free three-year lease on the Row DTLA. In fact, Pitter’s line, Pantora, is now accessible to buy on Amazon. The judges had one other shock for the finale. Beauchamp beloved all three collections a lot that along with Pantora, Graham’s line, GaryGraham422, and Salazar’s line, Seta, will each be offered on Amazon.

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ET caught up with Graham, Pitter and Salazar following the finale. Pitter spoke on what Winnie Harlow mentioned that may stick together with her and the one factor she’s most trying ahead to for her upcoming designs. 

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“I liked when Winnie said, ‘I don’t have to like what you create, but make me feel something!’ That is a thing because everyone is not gonna like what you do,” Pitter mentioned. “It’s a personal journey for me just as a person and as a creative. People aren’t always gonna like me. People aren’t always gonna like what I create, but I have to make them feel something — hate it, love it, wanna have it. All of those things. I just want you to feel something and that was chef’s kiss.”

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“I’m excited to design in color. So excited! I’ve been ordering all the markers, all the Pantone color books. I’m just so excited to live in a world of color right now,” the bridal designer exclaimed. 

Salazar shared her response to her assortment being offered on Amazon. 

“I was very surprised! I didn’t expect that. I had the opportunity to showcase a collection in the finale — that was already a great opportunity to showcase on the runway. But, when they said that they’ll be selling our three collections, we were like, oh my god, we can’t believe it. I was proud and of course happy to have that on Amazon,” the finalist mentioned. 

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Graham defined he gained extra confidence in his designs from the present. 

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“I think what’s happened with the show is it really kind of confirmed how I want to make clothes and how I want to think about the process and how the process can be part of the narrative,” Graham mentioned. “I think it’s just kind of given me more confidence that something that you painted or something that you bleached or some weird little design and motif can actually be translatable to the world.” 

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Episodes 5 & 6 

The remaining designers had been tasked to create fashion-forward, avant-garde ensembles utilizing denim in partnership with Levi’s. The model’s chief product officer, Karyn Hillman, was a visitor decide. The seems had been revealed in a enjoyable fair-themed trend present. Following final week’s dramatic double elimination, the designers felt the strain to remain within the competitors.

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Andrea Pitter and Gary Graham continued to show they’re two of the strongest contestants. Pitter’s runway look consisted of a bubble jacket, bandeau prime and cut-out maxi skirt, and for the accessible look she made a balloon-sleeved jumpsuit. Graham in the end gained the problem with a multi-wear denim jacket outfit and a paneled coat look, making this his second win. Though Joshua Scacheri gained two earlier challenges within the competitors, the designer didn’t impress the judges, and he was despatched residence. 


Subsequent, in episode six, the designers had been assigned to create a marketing campaign video for his or her model to point out their understanding of selling, along with making a runway look and an accessible look, which had been proven at a drive-in theater. Vogue advisor, stylist and costume designer, Shiona Turini, was the visitor decide. Graham and Pitter gained over the judges once more with movies that conveyed robust storytelling. Graham’s integrated stay portray and Pitter designed two variations of a basic coat with a twist. The eventful episode additionally ended with one other double elimination — Lucie Brochard and Raf Swiader didn’t make the lower. The ultimate three remaining designers are Graham, Pitter and Andrea Salazar. 

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Episodes 3 & 4 

Within the third episode the designers had been paired as much as create wedding ceremony seems as a group — two outfits for a pair and one accessible outfit. Two groups impressed the judges essentially the most. Andrea Pitter, who’s already an knowledgeable in bridal put on, and Los Angeles-based designer Ally Ferguson created a dreamy feather-adorned jumpsuit with removable skirt, a draped go well with and an uneven costume. Regardless of their stunning seems, Ferguson’s personal design aesthetic was misplaced within the problem and Ferguson was within the backside two alongside Parsons graduate Olivia Oblanc.

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The profitable group this week was Joshua Scacheri (for the second time) and Parisian designer Lucie Brochard. They created a smooth blue go well with and a marriage costume with structural particulars. Their profitable accessible look was a sleeveless, pleated chiffon costume with a high-low hem. 


The episode ended on a cliffhanger with Ferguson and Oblanc on the point of being eradicated. The subsequent episode introduced a twist — the 2 designers had been to go head-to-head in a never-before-done problem. Ferguson and Oblanc every designed three seems with no restrictions to point out their easiest work to the judges. The remaining designers helped and modeled within the trend present. On the finish Ferguson and Oblanc didn’t win over the judges and so they had been each despatched residence, leaving six designers left within the competitors. 

Episodes 1 & 2

The primary episode kicked off with the designers’ inaugural project of making seems that embody their model’s assertion, which they began engaged on from residence earlier than coming into the Making the Minimize studio. Klum and Gunn added a shock element to the problem. Earlier than hitting the runway, every designer was interviewed by trend journalist Maghan McDowell of Vogue Enterprise. Their interviews had been factored into the judging. 

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Gary Graham was shortly chosen because the winner. The New York-based designer, who was a CFDA/Vogue Vogue Fund finalist in 2009, created two waist-tie clothes constructed from classic patterns. It is clear Graham has a knack for storytelling via his designs. The cohesive seems had been impressed by a girl named Amanda who died within the 1800s on the age of 19. Graham defined the clothes are a narrative about redemption. 


New Jersey-based Lendrell Martin was the primary to be eradicated this season. London-based Australian designer Joshua Scacheri barely made the lower. Scacheri was protected when Harlow determined to present the designer one other shot after seeing tailor-made designs from his portfolio.

Subsequent up, resort put on. Within the second episode, the designers had been assigned to create their model’s model of trip clothes. Clothier Prabal Gurung joined Klum, Harlow and Scott on the panel.

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Moreover, the designers posted a social media picture for his or her resort put on seems. 4 trend influencers voted on the most effective put up. The profitable designer of this week may have the prospect to collaborate with an influencer on Amazon Vogue’s limited-edition trend line, The Drop. 

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Jaipur-born, Los Angeles-based designer Dushyant Asthana was eradicated on this episode. Scacheri utterly circled from the final judging panel along with his brilliant males’s tailor-made go well with jacket and shorts for the runway look and a girls’s printed gown and yellow wide-leg pant for the accessible look. Brooklyn-based bridal designer Andrea Pitter has been one to observe for the reason that first episode. Her black-and-red summary print uneven robe and swimsuit with coverup additionally gained over the judges. Their social media posts had been the tiebreaker, and Scacheri was made the winner.




Verify again subsequent week to buy the profitable seems from episode 5 and 6! 

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