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Week 7: Brad Rides a Camel, Rachel Gives Rodger a Makeover

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Bravo is pitting the Rachel Zoe Project (season 5) and It's a Brad, Brad World (season 2) against each other on Wednesday nights. It's Fashion's Night In, people! We at Racked are keeping score and will crown a winner each week before naming the champion of Bravo's fashion block. May the best fashionista win.

First, the recaps: Last night The Rachel Zoe Project centered on a quick jaunt to New York to check out the finally-opened DreamDry salon and to appear on Good Morning America. Otherwise, there was a handbag prototype meeting; a new bohemian-themed Glamour magazine shoot; an AllSaints makeover for Rodger; and lots of talk about a second baby.

Meanwhile on It's a Brad, Brad World: Brad is off to Dubai with Lindsay to help launch Kate Spade in the Middle East. There's a brand new flagship opening and a huge launch party and lots of socialites and bloggers and fashionistas to dress. Before leaving the city in the desert, Brad and Lindsay reflect on differences in culture; the region's strict regulations on dress; and ride a camel.

Best Fashion Reflection
TRZP: "Fashion makes me so happy."
IABBW: "People are people. Fashion is fashion."
Winner: Fashion is fashion.

Best Crisis
TRZP: "I forgot to lay out an outfit for Skyler!" Just grab "one of the Gucci sweaters, because it's cold." Oh, "and the tan Gucci coat with the toggle buttons."
IABBW: Only two models showed up for the pre-party fitting; and at the party a clasp on one of the necklaces was broken.
Winner: Rachel, even though Brad's was more of an actual crisis.

Best Caftan Reference
TRZP: The hippie shoot—Rachel used the term "longingly." Twice.
IABBW: A ride on a camel should include "flowing robes."
Winner: Rachel.

Worst Outfit
TRZP: The coat of carcasses Rachel wore in New York gave her the silhouette of a Telletubbie.
IABBW: The beaded, bedazzled Givenchy blouse—it can only be called a blouse—Brad wore to the Kate Spade party in Dubai can be likened to what someone's great aunt wore to someone's Bar Mitzvah.
Winner: Two losers cancel each other out.

Best Quote
TRZP: "Mud is so not chic."
IABBW: "? A woman in a burka carrying a Birkin."
Winner: Brad for some Sex and the City-style wordplay—perhaps an homage to that second SATC movie.

Best Truth
TRZP: Yes, Rodger, Rachel hit you in the face with her jewelry while attempting to place a hat on your head. But, "at least you got hit with Hermès."
IABBW: Regarding societal rules in Dubai against showing stomachs, backs, shoulders: "Most people shouldn't anyway."
Winner: Most people really shouldn't.

Best Mid-commercial Moment of Ridiculous
TRZP: Rodger models his makeover—he looks basically exactly the same. At one point, Rachel has him drape the coat over his shoulders "pimp-style."
IABBW: Brad choking on "nut dust." "I've had it in my throat so many times."
Winner: Nut dust.

Best Inappropriate Dressing
TRZP: Rachel is wearing a leather Balenciaga jacket to drink tea and discuss being a mom in her kitchen. She thought "it was, like, casual."
IABBW: Louis Vuitton and Christian Louboutin to ride a camel in the desert.
Winner: A close call, but probably Rachel.

Best Moment of Realness
TRZP: Rachel: "I modeled for a day." And her sister went to modeling school.
IABBW: Upon discovering a washer and dryer in the Dubai hotel room, Brad jokes that he can now do his laundry before packing up to go home. After a second or two: "I'm going to, by the way!"
Winner: Brad's realness is realer.

Best Reveal
TRZP: Rachel went to 35 Grateful Dead concerts.
IABBW: Brad wears New Balance sneakers.
Winner: Truthfully, Brad's sensible shoes are more shocking.

TRZP: 3 points
IABBW: 6, twice as many!

The (totally unscientific and subjective) Winner of Fashion's Night In Week 7 is Brad! Rachel is still in the lead—can Brad tie things up next week?

· Fashion's Night In [Bravo]
· The Rachel Zoe Project [Bravo]
· It's a Brad, Brad World [Bravo]