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The Weinstein Co. moved the show from Bravo to Lifetime in 2008, triggering a lawsuit at the time.
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Most know designer Mychael Knight from the third season of "Project Runway" in 2006, where he won a “Fan Favorite” award and placed fourth.
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"As long as Trump and his followers keep opening their nasty and big mouths, the dress will keep getting more and more popular," says designer Rey Ortiz.
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Heidi Klum is the name behind a full-range clothing line, and she's doing it in collaboration with German grocery store Lidl.
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On “Project Runway,” 27-year-old Ayana Ife is a Muslim woman who is trying to show women that you can be Muslim and still be trendy and fashion-forward.
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"Project Runway" may have inadvertently introduced a new style trend: business cleavage.
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Project Runway host Tim Gunn has been incredibly vocal on his belief that the fashion industry fails to cater to all shapes and sizes. In a scathing op-ed for The Washington Post earlier this year, the fashion mentor slammed designers for not creating for the plus-size market or acknowledging the size of contemporary women. “Isn’t it time that fashion designers address the real world?” he wonders.
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The Emmy Awards are happening this Sunday, and Project Runway is up for best Outstanding Reality Competition show, producers and hosted by Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum. This is our ode to the costars' BFF love.
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Tim Gunn is not afraid to speak his mind. Last year the Project Runway co-host and design educator dared to say what most don’t — that the Kardashians’ style is “distasteful” and Kanye West’s fashion line is “dumb.” And on Thursday he penned an article for The Washington Post slamming American designers for their refusal to make clothes that fit the average size woman. “I love the American fashion industry, but it has a lot of problems, and one of them is the baffling way it has turned its back on plus-size women,” he writes.
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Designer Christian Siriano wed musician Brad Walsh in front of family and famous friends at their white weekend wedding. It’s safe to say that the wedding of Christian Siriano and his partner, musician Brad Walsh, was fierce, ferosh, and flawnessness. The lovable 30-year-old designer, who won the fourth season of Project Runway and the hearts of reality TV-lovers in the process, got hitched at a star-studded bash this weekend at the couple’s country home in Danbury, CT.
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Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab is joining “Project Runway Middle East” as one of the jurors who will help break the career of the region’s aspiring fashion designers.
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“We were thinking about how we could do something smarter and more surprising….We wanted to reinvent the January issue,” editor in chief Anne Fulenwider told WWD. Fulenwider, who said Marie Claire is the only women’s magazine with a devoted monthly tech page, emphasized the importance of exploring the crossroads of fashion and technology. After bouncing off ideas with Marie Claire creative director Nina Garcia over the summer, Fulenwider approached her editorial team and asked them to think of the next big “thing” in their coverage areas.
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Just over a decade ago, Kelly Osbourne emerged on the scene on reality TV as Ozzy Osbourne’s youngest daughter. A dozen hair colors later, the 31-year-old Brit has become a star in her right. Osbourne may have left E!s Fashion Police behind, but she has a new role on the small screen as a judge on Project Runway: Junior.
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By Leanne Italie Tim Gunn said he was apprehensive about participating in a bite-size version of Project Runway featuring teen designers as young as 13. Are they going to be emotional wrecks and very fragile?” Gunn was pleasantly surprised by the freshman class on Project Runway Junior, which premieres Thursday at 9 p.m. EST on Lifetime. Gunn saw bits of his younger self in them all, as did his co-host, model Hannah Davis, and two of the three judges, Christian Siriano and Kelly Osbourne.
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It only took 14 seasons, but a plus-size designer has finally won Project Runway. On Thursday night (although the runway show was actually previously recorded during New York Fashion Week in September), Ashley Nell Tipton made fashion TV history for her fuller-figure focused line. Beating out fellow contestants Edmond Newton, Candice Cuoco, and Kelly Dempsey, the 24-year-old (she’s one of the youngest talents to take the top prize, Christian Siriano was 21) created a collection inspired by 1950s-era Mexico City. Photo: Tipton’s line also proved many of the myths held about women above a certain size wrong. “I want to make her proud, no matter where she’s at now.” Tipton’s focus on plus-size was also inspired by her first job at Torrid, one of the most popular mall brands for women above a size 10. A lace plum ensemble featuring a crop and maxi skirt.