With season 9 starting up tonight, we applaud past successes like Austin Scarlett's corn husk dress, Epperson's Western duds, and Korto Momolu's seat-belt coat -- and shudder all over again at Amy's hairy affair
Leanne Marshall's New York nightlife-inspired ensemble
(season 5, episode 3)
New York City's famed nightlife was the jumping-off point in week 5, and Leanne, the quiet brunette from Oregon, delivered a sophisticated, sexy ensemble worthy of the glamorous heyday of Studio 54. The top and bottom had a simple, timeless elegance that played off the gorgeous accent detailing of the skirt. Feminine and edgy, the outfit was an early hint of the vision Leanne would bring to the Fashion Week finale, where she emerged the fifth-season victor.