With Tori Nichel eliminated from Jessica’s team, Team Jessica: Hunter Bell, David Appel and JesseRay Vasquez & Garrett Gerson, Team John: Amber Perley, Cassandra Hobbins, Silvia Arguello and Brandon Scott and Team Nicole: Priscilla Barrosso, Johana Hernandez and Daniel Silverstein are left to show Jessica Simpson, John Varvatos and Nicole Richie that they can sell to Macy’s buyer Caprice Willard, Saks Fifth Avenue’s buyer Terron Schaefer and Express buyer Erica De Salvatore. Louise Roe comes out and says that this week’s theme is “Size Doesn’t Matter” and they will have to create a stunning look for all shapes and sizes.
In the design studio, the mentors sit down with their designers and Nicole says that they have to make sure that they have all the right cuts. Jessica says that the pressure is on because her name is on the line. John says that they have to pay attention to detail. Cassandra says that this is special to her because she had body issues. Johana says that she is the only Plus-Size woman and says that she is there to design for them. They go get their fabric and the mentors help them out picking the right fabric. Nicole says that it is spring and doesn’t get Johana’s dress. Hunter is determined to sell to Macy’s. Jessica says that Hunter listens and it is great. Hunter says that this is reuniting the deep love she has for designing. Priscilla is devastated not getting a buy and wants to work at branching out with the help of Nicole. Cassandra is not doing a dress and John likes it. Silvia wants to show her versatility.
David wants to do a reversible cardigan and asks everyone their opinion. JesseRay & Garrett get to work on their design and Jessica says that she loves it. Daniel says that he knows about curvy women and Nicole says that it is more like an art project and says that the dress is going to be interesting. Johana is using black and red. The opinions of the other designers’ work are not positive as Priscilla knocks Johana’s dress. Silvia works hard to get her work done. David succeeds fitting his model and Brandon says that his model isn’t as big as his. The designers work make sure that their outfits are going to show the
The outfits come out. First up is Team John. Cassandra Hobbins’ “Geo Tunic” comes out and John likes it and says that it is cute. Amber Perley’s “Lace Dress” comes out and Jessica says that it is cute. Silvia Arquello’s “A-Line Coatdress” comes out and Nicole says that she really likes it. Brandon Scott’s “Collared Shirt” comes out and they like it. The designers come out and John says John says they are the team to beat. They face the buyers. For Cassandra: No Offer from Saks, but Macy’s and Express having a bidding war. Express wins it for $110,000. Erika says that she took to the challenge and says that it was great. For Silvia: No Offer from Saks or Express, but Macy’s gives an offer of $80,000. She says that it is a great fit for their customers. For Amber: No Offers from Macy’s, but Saks and Express bid and Saks wins it for $55,000. Terron says that he likes it. For Brandon: No Offer from Saks, but Express and Macy’s have a bidding war. Macy’s wins it for $80,000. Caprice says that he did a wonderful job. No one is up for elimination tonight.
Next up is Team Nicole. Johana Hernandez’s “Peplum Dress” comes out and John says that something isn’t working. Priscilla Barroso’s “Flare Dress” comes out and Jessica doesn’t understand the cutout. Daniel Silverstein’s “Shift Dress” comes out and John says that it is well done. The designers come out and Nicole says that there were many surprises. They face the buyers. For Priscilla: No Offers. Erika says that she put herself into a category and she needs to branch out. For Johana: No Offers. Erika says that the color choice was not good. For Daniel: No Offers. Priscilla, Johana and Daniel are up for elimination at the end of the night.
Lastly is Team Jessica. JesseRay Vasquez & Garrett Gerson’s “Cowl Neck Dress” comes out and Jessica likes it. David Appel’s “Reversible Cardigan” comes out and Nicole likes the reversible part of it. Hunter Bell’s “Peplum Dress” comes out and Jessica really likes it. Nicole says that it is flattering. The designers come out and Jessica says that they really stepped it up and says that she feels like the proud mom. They face the buyers. For JesseRay & Garrett: No Offer from Express, but Macy’s and Saks bid and Saks wins it for $55,000. Terron says that he is happy and is looking forward to working with them. For David: No Offers. Erika says that the fabric choice was not good. For Hunter: No Offer from Macy’s or Saks, but Express offers $60,000. Erika says that she loved the design that she offered. David is up for elimination at the end of the night.
The mentors meet to come up with two people they think doesn’t have it. Jessica says that David is still strong. John says that Johana is a tough choice. The designers come out and Nicole says that Daniel is safe. They can’t make a decision on the remaining three so David, Johana and Priscilla face the buyers. Erika votes to send home Priscilla, Terron votes for David and Caprice votes to send home David. This means that David Appel is going home. The episode ends. Next week’s theme is “Looks for the Summer”.