The Announcement of ‘Project Runway’ Season 18

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Project Runway is debuting its new season on December 5th with new challenges and twists.

Project Runway debuted its 17th season with new faces, including a brand new host, mentor, and judge panel. The new Project Runway panel includes Karlie Kloss, Christian Siriano, Elaine Welteroth, Brandon Maxwell, and Nina Garcia; who judged the fashion competition since the shows first season. This season the runway judge panel returns to evaluate 16 brand new designers and find the one who has what it takes to be successful in the fashion industry.

Contestants will receive the chance to win a grand prize of 250,000, a feature in ELLE Magazine, the opportunity of being featured in BluPrint digital series, 50,000 dollars from the brand Pilot, and a mentorship with the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The top three of the competition will debut their collection at New York Fashion Week, where the judges will announce the winner of the show.

 

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On Instagram, the show debuted an exciting preview of the season, showing the competition and the fabulous fashion moments from the season. Watch the full trailer here.

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Christian Siriano, Project Runway’s mentor for contestants, took his excitement for the premiere to Twitter. The new contestants are from all over the United States and the world, bringing their creativity and aesthetic in their designs.

Watch Project Runway’s 18th season premiere on Bravo December 5th.