Liane Bonin of HitFix.com writes: So, last week Ivy was the latest designer to hit the pavement, and even her onetime bud Gwetchen wasn't too broken up about it, as Ivy was long on attitude but a wee bit short on creativity. Which, ultimately, is kind of a problem on this show.
However, that little flaw of sucking was not enough to turn off Valerie's loyalty switch. Valerie wants to claw her way back to the top in Ivy's memory. Which is very noble and heartwarming, except that I think Valerie believes she was better friends with Ivy than Ivy did, which makes it kind of sad and pathetic, too. Oh, Valerie.
Gwetchen sees Mondo as her greatest competition. Oddly enough, Mondo sees Andy as his greatest competition. As Mondo doesn't really think he's competing with someone who keeps making drab outfits in camel and bordeaux.
The designers filter into the workroom to find that childhood pictures of themselves have been uploaded onto big ol' computer monitors. This makes many of the designers homesick and viewers at home simply sick, as no one needed to see a chubby, pre-adolescent Michael C. in his underwear.
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