Project Runway has added a franchise to the hit show. Project Runway All Stars.
World-famous designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman will serve as judges on the new series, which will be hosted by supermodel Angela Lindvall and feature fashion tastemaker and Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles as mentor for the “Runway” veterans. “Project Runway All Stars” will premiere with a 12-episode order.
The “Project Runway All Stars” designers include:
Austin Scarlett: (New York, NY) Season 1, Fourth Place
Kara Janx: (New York, NY) Season 2, Fourth Place
Elisa Jimenez: (New York, NY) Season 4, Tenth Place
Rami Kashou: (Los Angeles, CA) Season 4, Runner-up
Sweet P/Kathleen Vaughn: (Pasadena, CA) Season 4, Fifth Place
Jerell Scott: (New York, NY) Season 5, Fourth Place
Kenley Collins: (Brooklyn, NY) Season 5, Second Runner-up
Gordana Gehlhausen: (San Diego, CA) Season 6, Fourth Place
Anthony Williams: Season 7, Fifth Place
Mila Hermanovski: (Los Angeles, CA) Season 7, Second Runner-up
April Johnston: (Savannah, GA) Season 8, Fifth Place
Michael Costello: (Palm Springs, CA) Season 8, Fourth Place
Mondo Guerra: (Denver, CO) Season 8, Runner-up
These designers will each vie for the most lucrative prizing ever in “Project Runway” history. Prizes include an exclusive designer’s boutique in select Neiman Marcus stores and on NeimanMarcus.com, $100,000 dollars in technology and office space to help grow their business from HP and Intel, $100,000 cash from L’Oreal Paris, a feature spread in Marie Claire, for which he or she will serve as a guest editor for one year, and a sewing and embroidery studio provided by Brother International.
Project Runway airs here on Arena and is more than likely to show this in 2012.