Making the Cut

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  • TV-14
  • 2020
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.7  (2,467)

Making the Cut is the latest fashion design competition show, created by Amazon Prime in association with the famous names of the fashion industry, Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum. The series premiered in 2020 and features talented fashion designers from around the world who compete to design stylish garments for the runway.

The show follows a group of designers as they are challenged to create fashion pieces that are practical, chic, and accessible to the mass market. Each week, the designers are given challenges that require them to work together and create innovative pieces or collections that are inspired by various locations around the world. From Paris to New York, the designers create pieces that reflect the local culture and traditions.

The producers brought together some of the most established and respected names in the fashion world to judge the contestants' work, such as fashion designer Jeremy Scott, supermodel Naomi Campbell, designer Joseph Altuzarra, fashion editor Carine Roitfeld, and Canadian designer Nicole Richie.

The competition puts the designers through a variety of challenges, testing their creativity and skill. They work with diverse materials, including designing multimedia costumes for an opera and creating a variety of looks ranging from elegant and refined to rustic and relaxed.

Making the Cut pleasantly surprises us with the beautiful settings, as well as the ability to present design in a fresh and accessible way. The designers have just a 12-hour time span to create each challenge. This presents immense pressure on the designers, forcing them to manage their time efficiently and fight for every precious minute.

Making the Cut is a show that has won fans with its beautiful presentations, interesting garments that defy traditional stylistic conventions, and its fantastic depiction of diverse cultures. The show's interactive nature is more than just a bit of stylized TV. We see the designers working through problems, hiccups, and frustrations, all while making some truly iconic outfits.

Aside from the technical aspects of the show, Making the Cut also provides insight into the personal lives of the contestants. We get to know their passions, their struggles, their goals, and their opinions on the fashion industry. It is this aspect of the show that makes it unique and more personal than many of the other reality TV shows out there.

The winner of Making the Cut receives a prize of one million dollars to invest in their brand and a chance to showcase their collection on Amazon's Luxury Stores platform. Additionally, the winner earns the opportunity to speak with potential investors and make connections with industry experts to help grow their brand.

Overall, Making the Cut is a unique and entertaining fashion competition show that offers something different to what we have seen in the past. With excellent production value, talented contestants, and insightful judges, it's a show that offers insight into the fashion industry while maintaining an aura of excitement and glamour. Whether you're a fashion lover or just looking for a fun and engaging competition show to watch, Making the Cut is a must-see.

Making the Cut is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on March 27, 2020.

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Episode 7
7. Episode 7
September 9, 2022
After spending one month away to focus on their final collections, the designers return to the studio to prep their concept stores. With the finale in sight, one designer will go home before their collection every sees the light of day.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
September 2, 2022
For the last assignment before the final four is decided, the designers must create a two-look collection and a social media video that represents their brand.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
September 2, 2022
Coming off of the strongest runway of the season, the remaining designers are assigned to create a two-look fesitival wear collection, leading many of them to face their biggest challenge yet and ending with a shocking result.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 26, 2022
In a one day assignment, the designers must work as a team to create a cohesive collection while still representing their brand's aesthetic. But when tempers flair the collection is put at risk, and the end result is a first for this season.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
August 26, 2022
For their next assignment, the designers must create two winter outerwear looks that represent their brand. One designer will win, and one will be left out in the cold.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
August 19, 2022
The designers must create a two-look activewear collection representative of their brand. The winner will have the opportunity to create a capsule collection with iconic brand Champion.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
August 19, 2022
Ten designers from around the world arrive in Los Angeles, CA ready to win 1 million dollars, but to stay in the competition they must impress the judges with two evening wear looks that represent their brand. While the judges agree this is the best group of designers yet, only one designer will win, and one will be sent home in epic defeat.
Where to Watch Making the Cut
Making the Cut is available for streaming on the Amazon Prime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Making the Cut on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    March 27, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (2,467)