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"Project Runway" returns for its tenth season on this week, and for host and judge Heidi Klum, things on the catwalk are better than ever. We chatted with Heidi about the evolution of the show, the best and worst contestants of Season 10, the difficulties of creating new challenges and her most awkward moment on set. Check out the Q&A after the jump, and be sure to tune in this Thursday, July 19 at 9/8c for brand new episodes!
Even "Project Runway" alums can't get enough of the show! Former "Project Runway" and "Project Runway All Stars" designers Mondo Guerra and Michael Costello gave it their fiercest "Make It Work" poses at the "Project Runway" MakeItWork pop-up experience in New York City. Check out their hysterical GIF image here.
Remember, "Project Runway" Season 10 premieres this Thursday, July 19 at 9/8c!
MAKE.IT.WORK. To celebrate "Project Runway's" 10th anniversary, Lifetime will be transforming a portion of the High Line in New York City into a virtual runway with a 20-foot long interactive installation on the elevated park featuring virtual commentary by Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia.
Fans can "make it work" starting Monday, July 16 through Thursday, July 19, at the High Line passageway at Chelsea Market between West 15th and West 16th Streets. The runway will be open on July 16 from 12-10, July 17 from 8 am - 12 pm and July 18 and 19 from 12-10.
To top off the event and kick off the 10th season premiere, an anniversary celebration will be held at the High Line on July 17 with a VIP red carpet private event featuring Heidi Klum and other members of the "Project Runway" cast. And of course, Season 10 officially premieres on July 19 at 9/8c.
How do YOU make it work in your every day life? If you live in the NYC-are, are you going to visit the High Line?
Lifetime is celebrating 10 years of "Project Runway", and now you can capture your own MakeItWork moment! The pop-up "Project Runway" photo experiences will bring "Project Runway" to New York, Boston, Los Angeles and Chicago, giving fans the chance to capture their best runway moments against the official "Project Runway" backdrop and share those moments on Facebook and Twitter. Here's where you can visit the pop-up "Project Runway" photo experience:New York City
July 13 & 14: Meatpacking District (14th btwn 9th & Hudson)
12 pm - 9 pm
July 14 & 15: Hollywood and Highland
11 am - 7 pm
July 14 & 15, 2012: Pioneer Square (435 N. Michigan Avenue)
11 am - 7 pm
July 14 & 15: Prudential Center
11 am - 7 pm
Last week Tim Gunn's Season 10 poster was revealed. And now, as promised, here's Heidi Klum's shiny, sharp and sexy Season 10 look! "I got to the shoot and I thought they'd add the scissors in editing afterward," Heidi says. "But nope, they wanted me to lie down right in the middle of the pile!"
(BTW — I saw a sneak peek of the shoot and the "Project Runway" judge looked flawless in every photo!)
Mark your calendars — we're just 17 days from the jaw-dropping "Project Runway" Season 10 premiere!
What are you doing for the big Season 10 premiere? I'm thinking a fabulous party — who's joining me?!
Now that puts a new meaning to "It's cut or be cut!" Tim Gunn is a gentleman among a sea of scissors in this new poster for "Project Runway" Season 10. "I'm so excited to be shooting @ProjectRunway Season 10!' Tim recently tweeted.
And Tim's not the only one with a sharp new poster. (Get it?!) We'll be revealing Heidi Klum's Season 10 look on Monday, July 2 so stay tuned!
What do you think of Tim Gunn's scissor poster? What fashion-inspired item would you like to see him pose with next?
At last "Project Runway" is back! Season 10 will kick off on Thursday, July 19 at 9/8c and will feature 16 new designers and of course, Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn and judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia.
But you won't have to wait until July 19 to meet the designers. This Friday, June 15 at 8 pm, fans will have the opportunity to see them in person for a live runway show in New York’s Times Square. And also make sure to visit the official "Project Runway" site on Friday where you'll be able to learn more about the designers and see exclusive photos of their past work and family and friends.
If you live in the NYC-area, are you going to see the live runway show on Friday?
In honor of the 10th season of "Project Runway," fans can relive the past seasons with the official "Project Runway" book.
"Project Runway: The Show that Changed Fashion" is packed with behind-the-scenes exclusives, interviews with the contestants, judges and show runners and over 400 full color photographs. The book also features a foreword by Harvey Weinstein and an introduction by Heidi Klum.
The book hits shelves on July 10 and retails for $25.
Will you buy "Project Runway: The Show that Changed Fashion" when it comes out?
He won the first ever challenge in "Project Runway" history, snagged the silver medal on "Project Runway All Stars" last month and now, Austin Scarlett is unveiling the launch of his new signature evening and wedding gown collection, AUSTIN SCARLETT, which will debut Fall 2012 at New York Bridal Fashion Week.
The collection will make its first appearance at the Neiman Marcus Flagship Store in Dallas this fall and beginning this October, the gowns will be available through specialty boutiques and select department stores nationwide. Ken Downing, Fashion Director of Neiman Marcus and "Project Runway All Stars" guest judge, describes the collection as: "Modern romanticism with a touch of sweet nostalgia, Austin Scarlett creates memorable brides with his signature feminine flourishes, love of glamour and a healthy dose of drama!"
Austin first gained recognition for his love of all things evening wear and couture on the original season of "Project Runway," later going on to join bridal-design house Amsale as Creative Director of its luxury gown collection, Kenneth Pool, where he designed over six seasons of gowns from Spring 2006 to Spring 2009. View pictures from Austin's portfolio here!
For those desiring a sneak preview of Austin’s confections, the designer is making an appearance with a selection of gowns at COUTURE: New York Bridal Fashion Week at the Barclay New York Intercontinental on Saturday, April 14 from 11am to 1pm and Sunday, April 15 from 11am to 2pm. Press inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brides, brides-to-be, grooms, wedding planners... anyone: What do you think we'll see from Austin's bridal collection?
It's time to make it work! The Emmy® Award nominated series, "Project Runway," will kick off its ninth season with 20 talented designers – the most in series history – beginning Thursday, July 28 at 9 pm/8c on Lifetime Television. In the show’s 90-minute format, the new crop of designers will encounter host Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn and judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia and top-name guest designers and judges from the worlds of fashion, film and television, including Kim Kardashian, Christina Ricci, Zoe Saldana and Malin Akerman, as they face inventive challenges, unexpected eliminations and other surprises along the way.
In a "Project Runway" first, during the premiere episode, 20 designers must go in front of Heidi, Michael, Nina and Tim to make a case why they deserve one of the 16 coveted spots this season. Once they are chosen, the 16 designers barely have a chance to celebrate before being awoken at the crack of dawn with one of the toughest first challenges in the series’ history.
Fans can join the conversation by following @projectrunway on Twitter and using #projectrunway.
Photo: Robert Erdmann
And about that photo, here's what Heidi herself had to say about the sensational photo shoot to myLifetime.com exclusively: "[Photographer] Robert Erdmann shot my Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover way back when, and he also shot this image. He's great at making women feel confident and sexy. I love how this poster turned out and I love how Lifetime is pushing the envelope."
Keep checking back here on the blog for more Season 9 updates and the big reveal of this season's 20 new designers.