Christian brings some of his favorite fantasy gowns to Oprah's stage—including a look from his fall collection. "This dress is tiny, tiny petals of silk organza," he says. "We wanted this dress to be about sculpture but to still have movement."
Still, Christian knows how to bring high fashion back down to earth—these ferosh shoes are part of his holiday line at Payless ShoeSource.
Fashion authority Tim Gunn doesn't always agree with the judges on Project Runway or with the fashion industry that neglects the real woman with a real body. Get his three rules for fashion at any size.