'Fashion Star's' Kara Laricks at Center of Bidding War Over Draped Tie Dress - Video

While the premiere episode of Fashion Star was rough for lesbian designer Kara Laricks, she proved she is anything but a “one trick pony,” to the mentors and buyers on the second episode titled “Who’s Your Customer,” with her stellar Draped Tie Dress designs.
By: Boo Jarchow
March 21 2012 2:36 PM

While the premiere episode of Fashion Star was rough for lesbian designer Kara Laricks, she proved she is anything but a “one trick pony,” to the mentors and buyers on the second episode titled “Who’s Your Customer,” with her stellar Draped Tie Dress designs.

Both H&M and Saks thought her dress designs were so great that they had a bidding war to have the dresses available in their stores. H&M’s starting bid was $80,000, while Saks offered $90,000. The two buyers went back and forth until Saks ended up purchasing Kara’s designs for $110,000!

Check out the bidding war over Kara’s Draped Tie Dresses below:

The Plaid Bow-Back Shift Dress can be purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue stores, or online from Saks website

Check out SheWired's exclusive interview with Kara here!

Fashion Star airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on NBC. You can also watch full episodes online here.

PHOTO: NBC

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