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February 14, 2008
'Project Runway': Chris on the march


If you've been on pins and needles this season as "Project Runway" has made its march down the catwalk, you also know that the show is now down to four designing hopefuls.

For those who missed it: The Final Five went on yet another field trip in Wednesday night's episode - this time to get devine inspiration at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. At the end of the show, we lost Sweet P, whose outfit was deemed too commercial. (That is, been there, seen that.)

So, of the remaining four, Jillian and Christian will definitely be competing during Fashion Week. A slight wrinkle, though, for Chris and Rami, upon whom the judges deadlocked. As a result, these two must vie one last time for the third and last spot by - yikes! - also whipping up an entire collection. That's a lotta work, only to wind up being told, "You're out!"

Next week? The catty reunion show (at 10 p.m. Wednesday on Bravo), when you know the claws will be sharpened.

In the meantime, here's a little tidbit that ran today in The Bee's City edition, in my colleague Carlos Alcala's column.

Carlos tells us that contestant Chris has a local connection - a brother, Doug March, who lives in Curtis Park. A landscape designer, he's apparently not so good with the scissors. But thankfully, bro Chris has been there to create Halloween costumes for Doug's kids ever since they were born.

Hey, no store-bought Spiderman getups for these kids!

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