With Brandon Scott out of the competition, it is down to Team Jessica: Hunter Bell, and JesseRay Vasquez & Garrett Gerson, Team John: Amber Perley, Cassandra Hobbins and Silvia Arguello and Team Nicole: Johana Hernandez and Daniel Silverstein to win it all. Tonight is Buyers Choice as Macy’s buyer Caprice Willard, Saks Fifth Avenue’s buyer Terron Schaefer and Express buyer Erica De Salvatore work with the designers to get what they are looking for.
Mentors Jessica Simpson, John Varvatos and Nicole Richie meet with the designers and tell them that the buyers are going to meet with them. To win the challenge, they have to sell to all three stores. They get down to it and Silvia meets with Caprice. She says that she needs to look at the girl sized 18-30. Silvia later meets with Terron and he says that it has to be graphic and powerful. Daniel sits down with Erika and she says that they have to cater to other women who able to wear it. Daniel meets with Terron and he says that he has to make the clothes saleable. Amber meets with Caprice and she says that Amber needs to design for other women and not herself. Erika tells Amber that she needs to channel a modern girl. Caprice sits down with JesseRay & Garrett and says that it is their knit that attracts her. Erika tells them that she is looking for a basic knit with a lot of color. Johana says that she is not a poka-dot girl, but she needs to do it for Saks Fifth Avenue.
Daniel talks to the mentors and says that he is struggling a bit. Nicole says that it has to be more commercial. Hunter is attempting to cater to all three. Silvia works to make her outfit the most saleable. Amber meets with the mentors. They tell her that she is going to have to broaden her range. Daniel works on his jacket and gets nervous that he feels good about the design. Cassandra says that she is going to work to make sure that she gets a huge bid to propel her further. Silvia freaks out a bit and she is not used to thinking about contemporary. Hunter talks to the mentors and says that she wants to make sure that they are not worried about her. Amber feels that she wants to make sure that she has what it takes. Cassandra says that Amber doesn’t have what it takes to be modern. Daniel says that he did something really great last week and has to make sure that it is great this week. Silvia wants to do the best she can, but it is not the best according to her standards.
The outfits come out. First up is Team John. Amber Perley’s “Peplum Blazer” comes out. They are not liking the silhouette. Silvia Arguello’s “Jumper” comes out and John says that it is kind of cool. Cassandra Hobbins’ “Day To Night Dress” comes out and Jessica says that it is amazing and is her favorite so far. The designers come out and John says that it is tough to hear three buyers asking for one design and says that they did it. They face the buyers. For Cassandra: No Offer from Saks Fifth Avenue, but Express and Macy’s have a bidding war. Macy’s wins it for $175,000. Caprice says that she nailed it. For Silvia: No Offer from Macy’s, but Saks Fifth Avenue and Express bid. Saks Fifth Avenue wins it for $200,000. Terron says that it is really sexy and great. For Amber: No Offers. Erika says that the outfit was not a Power outfit. This means that Amber might be up for elimination at the end of the night.
Next up is Team Jessica. Hunter Bell’s “Romper” comes out and Jessica says that it is really cute. JesseRay Vasquez & Garrett Gerson’s “Blazer Vest” comes out and John likes the look. The designers come out and Jessica says that she can tell that they listened to the buyers and says that it looked like they worked as a team. They face the buyers. For Hunter: No Offer from Saks Fifth Avenue, but Express and Macy’s have a bidding war. Macy’s wins it for $200,000. Caprice says that it was a slam dunk. For JesseRay & Garrett: No Offers. Erika says that this was a limited design. This means that JesseRay & Garrett might be up for elimination at the end of the night.
Lastly is Team Nicole. Johana Hernandez’s “Modern Blouse” comes out and Nicole likes the color. Nicole likes the newness of the piece. Daniel Silverstein’s “Illusion Jacket” comes out and Jessica says that it would be hard to wear it with boobies. The designers come out and Nicole says that she really liked the blue top and says that the blazer was great. They face the buyers. For Daniel: No Offers. Terron says that it was over-engineered. Erika says that it was too much. For Johana: No Offer from Saks Fifth Avenue, but Macy’s and Express have a bidding war. Macy’s wins it for $165,000. Caprice says that it was great. This means that Daniel might be up for elimination at the end of the night.
The mentors meet and talk about what they are going to do with the three contestants who are up for possible elimination. The designers come out and Amber, JesseRay & Garrett and Daniel are called up. They face the buyers. Caprice votes to send Amber home. Erika says that she is voting to send home Daniel. Terron says that he chooses to send home Amber. This means that Amber Perley is going home. Next week is “Night On The Town”.