Off The Cuff with Argyle's fashion police

Watch local designers duke it out in new fashion competition.



Make it work, people.

As Project Runway enthusiasts cry into their designer hankies over the fashion competition’s uncertain future (still no word whether the TV show will make it through its legal business—-for once in your life Mr. Weinstein, do the right thing!), there is a much better, homegrown solution that will get you off the couch: Off The Cuff. Hosted by Argyle Fine Art, the four-week competition pits local designers against each other in a series of weekly challenges. Each Sunday in July (starting on July 5) at 1pm, there’s a mini-fashion show at the gallery, where the final designs will be judged by a stellar panel who know their ruches from their pleats: Wendy Friedman (owner, Biscuit General Store), Lisa Drader-Murphy (designer/owner of Turbine Boutique) and Gary “the Gunn” Markle (designer, NSCAD faculty). The final winner will be chosen on September 13 at an outdoor fashion show held at the Historic Properties. We'll be there, video camera in tow...

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