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Meet "Project Runway" Season 8 Designer April Johnston

By Tracy_Goldenberg 07/15/2010 06:17PM GMT

"Project Runway" Season 8 Designer April Johnston created her first fashion masterpiece for herself — her prom dress! As the youngest contestant on Season 8, the recent college grad hails from Savannah, Georgia. But with a design portfolio including an arsenal of zippered coats and shiny black pantsuits that Gaga would go gaga over, she is no ordinary Southern belle.

Watch this contestant's "dark doll, transformed" aesthetic come to life in front of your (and Tim Gunn's) eyes and view April Johnston's portfolio to uncover her secret weapon: unstoppable sketch-to-life powers.