Fashion Star contestant Kara Laricks was in the bottom two in the first week of the competition, but boy did she come back fighting! The 38-year-old sparked a bidding war when her dresses in this week’s episode impressed both Saks and H&M, eventually winning a $110,000 order from the former.
Kara recently chatted to reporters about her success, so read on to find out how that order made her feel, whether it added any pressure, and what it felt like walking through Saks…
Do you feel like you got enough feedback from the mentors in the design studio?
“That’s a good question. There are a lot of things that you don’t see on TV that went on behind the scenes and each one of us designers was very fortunate to have time with Jessica, John and Nicole. Unfortunately all of that doesn’t make it to the screen but I did have exciting feedback from all three.”