Project Runway

Continuing Thursday / 9:00pm Lifetime US 45 min.
"Project Runway" returns for its 16th season, which increases the diversity of the modeling challenges. For the first time, the show celebrates different body types by incorporating size-inclusive models on the catwalk, with models ranging from size zero to 22. With models of different figures, the designers must prove that they can make stunning creations for people of virtually any size.

Season 16

12 Episodes

The runway is converted into a Winter Wonderland as the designers are tasked with creating a winter-themed look that will decide who goes to NY Fashion Week and who gets left out in the cold. Guest judge is Katie Holmes.
Nov 02 2017
It's an emotional runway as the designers create looks inspired by "Warrior Women" -- women who have battled breast cancer. Rachel Brosnahan guest judges.
Oct 26 2017
It’s the Lexus Challenge, but this one is Unconventional and nobody is safe! The designers must use safety materials to create a look that wows the judges as Fashion Week is right around the corner. Guest judge is Carly Chaikin.
Oct 19 2017
The dramatic fallout from the cheating scandal rocks the designers and leaves everyone wondering how they’ll move forward in the competition. But the show must go on and the designers rally to create an Avant Garde inspired by Shopkin’s characters. Kate Upton is guest judge.
Oct 12 2017
The designers are tasked with creating an on-the-go look for friends and family of the Project Runway crew, but the good spirited challenge takes an ugly turn when accusations of cheating cloud the results of a contentious runway. Sophia Stallone and Yolanda Hadid guest judge.
Oct 05 2017
It’s the JC Penney Challenge and the designers must use men’s fabrics and designs to create a fashion forward look for their female models. Not only that, they must work in teams to do it, leading to a runway elimination that no one saw coming! Asia Kate Dillon is guest judge.
Sep 28 2017
The models become much more than runway eye candid as they serve for inspiration to the designers to create a street style look, to be featured in a photo shoot. But ceding creative control to the models proves to be a difficult chore for some designers. Guest judges are Georgina Chapman and Kelsea Ballerini.
Sep 21 2017
Drawing inspiration from the hit film “Descendants 2”, the designers visit Lyndhurst Castle and are tasked with creating a look that represents “Good” or “Evil". Most of the results are angelic, but as always, the devil is in the details. Dove Cameron and China Anne McClain guest judge.
Sep 14 2017
It’s the Heidi Klum Sleepwear Challenge and the designers are feeling on top of the world, literally. If a slumber party on the roof of the Empire State Building doesn’t bring them the inspiration they need to impress Heidi, nothing will! Demi Lovato joins as guest judge.
Sep 07 2017
The designers are treated to a private screening of the film "Leap!" as well as a performance by Hiplet and must draw inspiration for an innovative and edgy design in order to survive another week. Maddie Ziegler is guest judge.
Aug 31 2017
In their first team challenge, the designers struggle to make their voices heard. However, this is an unconventional materials challenge and many of them stumble when forced to create a fashion forward look out of recyclable materials. Maggie Q and Anne Fulenwider join the judging panel.
Aug 24 2017
The designers enter Season 16 in style as they must create a red carpet look that demonstrates their fashion point of view. But the real surprise comes when the designers learn they will be working with models of all sizes! Guest judge Olivia Munn joins.
Aug 17 2017

Season 15

15 Episodes

The designers reconvene to reflect on the highs, lows and memories from the season.
Dec 29 2016
New York Fashion Week arrives in the Season 15 finale. Here, the designers scramble to put the final touches on their collections, and the winner is then revealed. Guest judge: Zendaya.
Dec 22 2016
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 15 finale, Tim Gunn visits the designers at home, but not all of their creations impress him. The clothiers return to New York and try to wow the judges with three pieces from their collection. Guest judge: Michael Kors.
Dec 15 2016
The designers take a trip to an unlikely destination in the twisting, turning final challenge, which determines which designers will compete at New York Fashion Week.
Dec 08 2016
The first-ever hybrid challenge tasks the clothiers to fashion innovative avant-garde looks by using conventional fabric and unconventional metal-themed materials.
Dec 01 2016
The designers go on a helicopter ride above New York; the designers must create an editorial, high fashion look for ``Marie Claire'' magazine.
Nov 17 2016
The designers' loved ones arrive from home for emotional reunions, but drama quickly takes over when the clothiers discover their special visitors will also be their clients, and $50,000 is on the line. Guest judges: Olivia Culpo and Katia Beauchamp.
Nov 10 2016
The second Team Challenge of the season leads to tensions and tantrums as the designers are forced to work together to create three-piece collections for a SoHo pop-up shop; Kelly Osbourne returns as a guest judge.
Nov 03 2016
The designers recharge at Universal Studios Orlando, and must take in inspiration to design a look for Urban Jungle.
Oct 27 2016
A press-event bash turns into a challenge, spoiling the designers' festive mood. Model Emily Ratajkowski is the guest judge.
Oct 20 2016
Business savvy is tested in this team challenge; designers must pitch collection ideas to raise money from a group of mystery investors.
Oct 13 2016
The group creates swimsuits in a Heidi Klum Swimwear challenge; a lack of swimsuit experience sorely tests some contestants.
Oct 06 2016
In Project Runway's first blacklight challenge, the designers have to create a look that sparkles not only in daylight, but under blacklights under the runway as well. Anxieties rise when the unusual materials leave many of the designers in the dark. Jaime King joins the judges this week.
Sep 29 2016
The designers must create an outfit to flatter all body types, and the challenge proves to be more difficult for some than others. Guest judge Nina Dobrev.
Sep 22 2016
Sixteen designers arrive in New York City, but a twist finds their launch party turning into an unconventional-materials challenge. Here, they must use party decorations to create their first look.
Sep 15 2016

Season 14

14 Episodes

After a brutal critique with the judges, the finalists rush to retool their collections for New York Fashion Week; the winner is chosen.
Nov 05 2015
The designers head home to work on their collections and await a visit from Tim; another twist is revealed when the designers return to New York.
Oct 29 2015
In their final challenge before Fashion Week, the designers travel to Los Angeles to create red carpet looks; one designer takes a huge risk.
Oct 22 2015
The designers use 3-D printing technology to create avant-garde looks in a fashion forward challenge.
Oct 15 2015
The designers must makeover real women from the "Project Runway" crew; Tim reaches his breaking point with one designer.
Oct 08 2015
The designers must create ready-to-wear looks to be reproduced and sold online; a disagreement between the judges leads to the most contentious runway yet.
Oct 01 2015
The designers must create fashionable looks based on the musical "Finding Neverland"; one designer upstages the entire competition.
Sep 24 2015
The designers must go dumpster diving for recycled materials in their second unconventional materials challenge; the designers must attempt to merge the worlds of fashion and technology.
Sep 17 2015
Heidi challenges the designers to create lingerie for her line; the designers get a rude awakening on the runway.
Sep 10 2015
Tensions arise when the designers are split into two teams to battle for their fabrics in a paintball competition; the teams receive a surprise.
Sep 03 2015
The designers are thrilled when they finally get to go to Mood; the designers must put a modern and unique twist on a classic design.
Aug 27 2015
Global travel destinations and exotic locations inspire the designers to create looks tailored for a day-to-night transition. Tracee Ellis Ross is the guest judge.
Aug 20 2015
An unconventional materials challenge tasks the clothiers to create high-style looks by integrating Hallmark cards into their designs. Singer and actress Ashley Tisdale is the guest judge.
Aug 13 2015
The designers have three minutes to find the only fabric they will be able to design with; guest judge Hannah Davis.
Aug 06 2015

Season 13

14 Episodes

The finalists prepare to present their collections at New York Fashion Week; the winner is chosen.
Oct 23 2014
Tim Gunn and the designers travel to Rome for inspiration and fabric shopping before heading home to work on their collections.
Oct 16 2014
The competition heats up when a challenge determines which contestants will go to Fashion Week. Included: Eliminated designers return to the workroom.
Oct 09 2014
The remaining designers must drive to search for their vintage and unique materials in flea markets, garage sales and storage facilities.
Oct 02 2014
Each of the designers must find their muse on the streets of New York and convince a stranger to undergo a complete makeover.
Sep 25 2014
The designers are tasked with creating age-appropriate looks for their young models based on the American Girl Historical Character line.
Sep 18 2014
The designers are challenged to create avant garde looks that must be able to withstand the elements.
Sep 11 2014
The designers must use a piece of Chopard jewelry as their inspiration; Tim surprises contestants with a trip to the Met.
Sep 04 2014
The designers must impress the judges by creating unconventional wedding dresses.
Aug 28 2014
The designers fashion a look for host Heidi Klum to wear at an awards show. Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is the guest judge.
Aug 21 2014
The designers must re-purpose a selection of vintage men's suits to create looks for modern women.
Aug 14 2014
Designers must use "Marie Claire" magazines from 20 years ago as their inspiration to create looks they think will be relevant 20 years in the future.
Aug 07 2014
An afternoon at the movie theatre becomes a challenge where the designers must create fashionable looks out of items found in a theatre or film set.
Jul 31 2014
The designers learn that there is another audition they must pass to be accepted on the show; giving the judges a glimpse of their spring collections.
Jul 24 2014

Season 12

14 Episodes

In the Season 12 finale, the still-standing clothiers showcase their lines at Lincoln Center in New York City, after which the winner is revealed. Kerry Washington is the guest judge.
Oct 17 2013
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 12 finale, the remaining designers journey home to work on their lines, with Tim Gunn paying them visits and offering style counsel.
Oct 10 2013
The designers are on pins and needles when they're affected by a previous double elimination. In a fashion test, they must take a risk and spin out an avant-garde look. Actress Emmy Rossum is the guest judge.
Oct 03 2013
Young, innovative folks inspire the designers. Guest judge: Peter Som.
Sep 26 2013
The designers are inspired by the show's biggest fans, who receive makeovers and garments crafted specifically for them. Designer Erin Fetherston is the guest judge.
Sep 19 2013
The remaining designers fashion spirited looks for modern Southern women. The guest judges are Stacy Keibler and John Thomas.
Sep 12 2013
The designers compete in field day events for extra work time; the designers must create high-end performance wear for Heidi Klum's New Balance line.
Sep 05 2013
Shoes inspire garments. Included: a shocking elimination. The guest judges are Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory") and style editor Anne Fulenwider.
Aug 29 2013
The designers have a chance to wind down and go on an overnight "glamping" trip, with the surroundings from the campsite serving as inspiration for the designer's next challenge. But could one designer's lack of love for the outdoors derail him? Actress Allison Williams of Girls serves as guest judge.
Aug 22 2013
It's the ultimate unconventional challenge when the designers are split into small teams to create a luxurious mini collection inspired by items from four completely varied retailers. Fashion designer June Ambrose serves as a guest judge.
Aug 15 2013
Bow ties are the centerpiece when the designers craft looks. Guest judge: Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Aug 08 2013
The clothiers are directed to Coney Island for an unconventional-materials challenge that involves playing carnival games. Kelly Osbourne is the guest judge.
Aug 01 2013
Precious jewels inspire looks. Costume designer Eric Daman ("Gossip Girl") is the guest judge.
Jul 25 2013
In the Season 12 opener, the designers fly high when they arrive on an airport runway and then must create looks from parachute materials.
Jul 18 2013

Season 11

14 Episodes

The designers show their collections in the final runway show at Lincoln Center; Michael Kors returns as a guest judge to help choose the winner.
Apr 25 2013
The finalists work on their collections; Tim Gunn visits each of the finalists in their hometown.
Apr 18 2013
The designers travel to Berlin, Barcelona, London and Paris to get inspiration for the final challenge before the finale.
Apr 11 2013
The designers display their signature aesthetic when they create worthy looks to be worn by actress Jordana Brewster in a fashion-magazine spread. Brewster also serves as the guest judge.
Apr 04 2013
Artwork at the Guggenheim inspires the contestants to create their own print textiles for their clothes. Designers Tracy Reese and Rachel Roy serve as guest judges.
Mar 28 2013
For this episode, the designers are instructed to draw inspiration from Lord & Taylor’s signature “American Beauty Rose” and create a design with the retailer’s customer in mind.
Mar 21 2013
The contestants design outfits for the male revue Australia's Thunder from Down Under.
Mar 14 2013
The contestants design fashion-forward prom looks constructed from duct tape.
Mar 07 2013
Fashionable clothes for senior citizens are created by the contestants.
Feb 28 2013
The designers are separated into teams of two to create a performance outfit and a red-carpet look for country artist Miranda Lambert, who is also the guest judge.
Feb 21 2013
While the teams get a twist, the designers also get a blast from the past when two unconventional challenges are merged into one for their newest challenge--creating a line out of hard and soft materials from the flower shop and hardware store.
Feb 14 2013
The contestants are tasked to design garments for host Heidi Klum for the launch of her new fragrance line. Heidi will wear the winning garments in her national commercial and a second winning garment for a press event.
Feb 07 2013
Spin Out 11x02
The designers serve up ball-boy outfits and new server uniforms for a Ping-Pong social club.
Jan 31 2013
Season 11 opens with 16 designers arriving in New York City. They use the Big Apple as an inspiration to create clothes, and soon discover they will be working in teams the entire season.
Jan 24 2013

Season 10

14 Episodes

The winning designer is named in the conclusion of the two-part Season 10 finale. Before that, the still-standing contestants battle to be best-in-sew by showcasing their Fashion Week collections. Jennifer Hudson is the guest judge.
Oct 18 2012
In the wake of their hometown visits with Tim Gunn, the final four designers land back in New York City to present three looks to the judges in their bid to score a coveted fashion-week spot.
Oct 11 2012
The designers are taken to a grand location for inspiration to create avant-garde looks. Actress Zoe Saldana is the guest judge.
Oct 04 2012
The designers create fashions for babies. Hilary Duff is the guest judge.
Sep 27 2012
The designers try to get a leg up in the competition when they visit Radio City Music Hall and create costumes for the legendary Rockettes. Debra Messing is the guest judge.
Sep 20 2012
The designers create their own fabric for their looks and receive visits from their family. Former contestants Anya Ayoung-Chee and Mondo Guerra return to guest judge.
Sep 13 2012
In a sales-based test, the clothiers are tasked to sell their goods to folks on the street. They must also spin out fall looks. Designer Anna Sui is the guest judge.
Sep 06 2012
The designers compete to have their looks selected as part of a 10-piece capsule collection. Fashion executive Bonnie Brooks is the guest judge.
Aug 30 2012
The clothiers create looks to accompany new hairstyles for women who are in need of makeovers. British fashion designer Alice Temperley serves as the guest judge.
Aug 23 2012
A team challenge tasks the clothiers with stitching together cohesive looks for working women. Joanna Coles is the guest judge.
Aug 16 2012
In another team challenge the designers have to create cohesive looks for women at work. Marie Claire magazine's Editor in Chief Joanna Coles is the guest judge.
Aug 09 2012
The clothiers spin out designs for the Emmy Awards, with former contestants returning to serve as their clients.
Aug 02 2012
The second challenge will be the unconventional challenge where the designers will have to make outfits out of candy from Dylan's Candy Bar. Dylan Lauren guest judges.
Jul 26 2012
The 16 contestants were tasked to create complimentary outfits with one designed at home and the other designed at Parsons with a budget of $100. The first runway challenge was held outdoors at Times Square. Guest Judges: Patricia Field and Lauren Graham
Jul 19 2012

Season 9

15 Episodes

For our Project Runway fans who just can't get enough, we will wrap up Season 9 with a bang! Beloved mentor, Tim Gunn will reveal some of the show's biggest secrets and give audiences his unedited thoughts. This special is an unprecedented look back at one of the most memorable seasons to date.
Nov 03 2011
The designers prepare to show at fashion week; an intense debate arises at the final judging.
Oct 27 2011
Tim Gunn travels to the homes of the finalists to check on their progress.
Oct 20 2011
The judges want to see their visions as designers so they challenge the contestants to create a mini-collection. Actress Zoe Saldana serves as guest judge.
Oct 13 2011
Exotic Birds serve as the inspiration for this week;s LlOreal Challenge. The designers must really step up their game when Tim reveals that during judging they will go head-to-head with one other designer putting one in the top and one in the bottom during judging. Francisco Costa serves as guest judge for this challenge.
Oct 06 2011
Sew 70s 9x10
Create a modern look inspired by 70s fashion. Guest judge: Olivia Palermo
Sep 29 2011
The designers are treated to a special performance from their new client, an up-and-coming band. Broken into two teams of four, the designers are charged with creating a look that will establish them as image-makers.
Sep 22 2011
When Heidi introduces nine men on the runway, the designers are stunned. But they quickly breathe a sigh of relief when Tim reveals that the men are not their models - they will be designing for their significant others! Actress Malin Akerman serves as guest judge.
Sep 15 2011
To the delight of the designers, the HP Create Your Own Fabric Challenge is back - with a twist! With the use of an HP Touchsmart, designers will work in two teams of five to create a cohesive collection. Armed with HP video cameras, they head our into the city to tell the story of what truly inspires them.
Sep 08 2011
The designers become students for a day when they are partnered with art students from the Harlem School of the Arts to create a piece of art that will serve as the inspiration for their next garment. Kenneth Cole serves as guest judge,
Sep 01 2011
The designers wake up to find New Balance clothing set out for them and are instructed to put it on and meet Heidi and Tim at a track and field center to hear about the latest challenge. There they learn they will be competing in teams to design a piece inspired by Heidi Klum for New Balance sneakers but in order to be crowned team captain, they must win a different kind of race-on foot! Erin Wasson serves as guest judge.
Aug 25 2011
The designers quickly realize they are in for a tough challenge when it is revealed that Nina Garcia is their client! The stakes are raised when Nina tells them she will wear the winning look to an important industry event. Marie Claire's editor-in-chief, Joanna Coles and Actress Kerry Washington serve as the guest judges.
Aug 18 2011
The designers will work in teams of two to create looks larger than life. Their creations will be worn by professional stilt walkers in an first ever outdoor runway walk.
Aug 11 2011
The designers will work with unconventional materials bought from a pet shop. They can use everything from bird seed to hamster bedding and training pads.
Aug 04 2011
Season 9 of the fashion-themed reality series kicks off.
Jul 28 2011

Season 8

14 Episodes

The thread of Season 8 episodes ends in the conclusion of the finale, which irons out the style trials and reveals the winning clothier
Oct 28 2010
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 8 finale, mentor Tim Gunn visits the four remaining designers in their hometowns to review the progress of their collections.
Oct 21 2010
The challenge is to create a look inspired by New York City. The final five designers compete to see who will move on to create their collections for the chance to show at New York Fashion Week.
Oct 14 2010
The designers must create three looks appropriate for Heidi Klum's activewear collection. The winner of the challenge has his or her designs manufactured and sold on Amazon.com.
Oct 07 2010
The designers design a fabric for their look that was inspired by a moment from their past.
Sep 30 2010
The designers must create a high-fashion look and a ready-to-wear companion piece to appear in a L'Oreal Paris ad.
Sep 23 2010
The designers are hemmed in by the politics of fashion when they delve into American sportswear.
Sep 16 2010
The remaining designers make waves when series judge Michael Kors assigns them to create resort attire.
Sep 09 2010
The 11 remaining designers must create a fashionable look from a bridesmaid dress.
Sep 02 2010
The designers are divided in two teams of six, where they have to design a trendy six piece collection for fall 2010. The teams are asked to choose a concept and a textile as the core of their collection.
Aug 26 2010
In this episode the designers must design an outfit that compliments the famous Philip Treacy's beautiful artistic hats.
Aug 19 2010
The designers have to create an outfit from materials from a party supplies store. The winning designer will get immunity for next challenge.
Aug 12 2010
The designers have to create a fashion forward outfit representing strong and practical Marie Claire Women. The winning design will be displayed on a 40 foot tall billboard in Times Square.
Aug 05 2010
17 designers start a new season to reach New York Fashion Week and become the winner. The designers were asked to incorporate an article of clothing taken from another designer's suitcase into a new design of their own in just five hours.
Jul 29 2010

Season 7

15 Episodes

Reunion 7x15
Nina Garcia and Tim Gunn host this special reunion show with the designers and models from season seven of Project Runway
Apr 22 2010
The three finalists finish preparing their collections and show them at Bryant Park.
Apr 22 2010
Three finalists prepare their collections for Bryant Park.
Apr 15 2010
It'll be like a three-ring circus when the designers create garb as inspired by the big top. The stakes are high, too: The challenge determines which clothiers will advance to Fashion Week.
Apr 08 2010
The remaining contestants must craft designs for a celebrity.
Apr 01 2010
The designers face a new task that has never been done on any season of the show: The must create their own looks with their own digitally printed fabric that they created themselves.
Mar 25 2010
The designers have to find their inspirations in the streets of New York. Working in teams of two they are visiting Harlem, Upper East Side, Chinatown and East Village to find ideas for creating a day look and an evening look.
Mar 18 2010
Halfway through the competition the designers get the task to create an unconventional, innovative look and an accessory from materials from a hardware store. The limited budget makes a contender to resize his design.
Mar 11 2010
Halfway through the competition the designers get the task to create an unconventional, innovative look and an accessory from materials from a hardware store. The limited budget makes a contender to resize his design.
Mar 04 2010
The designers have to think small this week as they design an outfit for a child model. Later they are told that they also have to design a companion outfit for their adult models.
Feb 18 2010
The designers must create a look to be worn by Heidi Klum on the cover of Marie Claire.
Feb 11 2010
The designers must create a signature dress for the Campbell’s AdDRESS Your Heart program.
Feb 04 2010
The designers must create a high-end signature look and a look-for-less inspired by another team’s design.
Jan 28 2010
The designers must create a party look from a burlap potato sack.
Jan 21 2010
Season 7 of Project Runway premieres with sixteen new designers, who will try to make their way to Bryant Park to show their collections in New York Fashion Week. The show returns to New York and the contestants will be living at the Atlas Apartments and working in Parsons work room.
Jan 14 2010

Season 6

14 Episodes

A winner is crowned after the final three designers showcase their runway lines on fashion's biggest stage---Fashion Week at New York's Bryant Park---in the conclusion of the Season 6 finale.
Nov 19 2009
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 6 finale, the final three designers prepare their lines for their Bryant Park runway showing, with mentor Tim Gunn providing a look at their progress.
Nov 12 2009
The five remaining designers celebrate Los Angeles culture by creating a design inspired by the sprawling J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa makes an appearance. Judges include supermodel Cindy Crawford and fashion figure Cynthia Rowley.
Nov 05 2009
The remaining designers are tasked to create a companion piece for their very best past creation.
Oct 29 2009
In this one day challenge the designers have to take inspiration from seven famous locations in the world chosen by fashion designer Michael Kors. At the end of the challenge only six designers will be left heading to Bryant Park.
Oct 22 2009
Christina Aguilera is a guest judge in this episode and the designers have to create an extravagant stage look for her, which should catch the attention of the audience from far away and should also look chic on video from very close.
Oct 15 2009
Designers have to reconstruct wedding gowns of newly divorced women into fashionable new looks. In this one day challenge one designer will win immunity for the last time in this season.
Oct 08 2009
The designers, working in pairs, have to create two looks for Macy's INC brand using blue fabrics. The winning designer will actually create a summer dress to be sold in Macy's stores.
Oct 01 2009
Designers have to create outfits for film genres like film noir, western, period piece, sci-fi and action & adventure. The make-up of the models has to match the characters, they are representing. This one-day challenge will have a surprising elimination result.
Sep 24 2009
Twelve designers use newspaper as fabric to create their looks, but one designer becomes frustrated and finally has to go home.
Sep 17 2009
The thirteen remaining designers have new clients for this week's challenge- their models! They must create an eye-catching look to be worn at a fashion industry event, and have only one day and with a budget of just one hundred dollars to make it work.
Sep 10 2009
The designers are taken to the beach and have to create a fun and fashionable surfwear look inspired by Californian surfwear. They have to work in teams of two. Later on Tim Gunn declares that the designers have to create an avant-garde companion piece.
Sep 03 2009
The remaining designers have to create a look for an actual celebrity, but there is a twist involved, which will be a big surprise for the designers.
Aug 27 2009
Designers must create a red carpet look showing innovation and point of view. Lindsay Lohan as guest judge.
Aug 20 2009

Season 5

14 Episodes

The final designers are on pins and needles as the winning contestant is revealed in the conclusion of the Season 5 finale. Tim Gunn serves as the guest judge.
Oct 15 2008
The series begins to sew up its fifth season with Part 1 of the two-part finale, in which the remaining contestants prepare to showcase their designs at New York's Fashion Week.
Oct 08 2008
The remaining contestants head outdoors, to design an outfit of their choice inspired by nature.
Oct 01 2008
The designers are given the task of designing for each other. The looks were to be inspired by different genres of music. The designers wore their outfits down the runway; the models were not used for this challenge. Teams (Designers names are in bold; genre applies to teammate): * Jerell designed for Kenley (Pop Music) * Kenley designed for Leanne (Hip Hop Music) * Leanne designed for Korto (Country Music) * Korto designed for Suede (Punk Rock) * Suede designed for Jerell (Rock and Roll) * Judges: Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors * Guest judge: LL Cool J
Sep 24 2008
The designers are assigned recent college graduates and are given the task of giving them a fashion makeover to help them enter the workforce. Each designer was to gear their look to their client's specific profession, whilst keeping their style and pleasing both the clients and their mothers. The clients wore the outfits down the runway; the models were not used in this challenge. * Judges: Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors * Guest judge: Cynthia Rowley
Sep 17 2008
The designers team up in pairs with eliminated designers to create an avant-garde garment around one of the two astrological signs of their group. They had one day and 8 hours to complete the look. The night before the runway, they were brought to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. There the designers were greeted with surprise guest appearances of former Project Runway designers and winners Kara Janx, Alison Kelly, Jay McCarroll, Robert Plotkin, Christian Siriano, Daniel Vosovic, & Carmen Webber, who all voted on a winning look. This episode featured a surprise double elimination & the winner no longer had the advantage of immunity going forward. Teams: * Blayne and Stella (Libra) * Jerell and Jennifer (Sagittarius) * Joe and Daniel (Aries) * Kenley and Wesley (Aquarius) * Korto and Kelli (Aquarius) * Leanne and Emily (Scorpio) * Suede and Jerry (Libra) * Terri and Keith (Leo) * Judges: Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors * Guest judge: Francisco Costa
Sep 10 2008
The designers were taken to the Meatpacking District and brought to the offices and design showroom of living fashion legend and current CFDA president, designer Diane von Furstenberg. Their challenge was to create a look for her Fall 2008 collection inspired by the movie, A Foreign Affair, starring screen legend, Marlene Dietrich. They were given free rein and 15 minutes inside Diane von Furstenburg's fabric sample room to select fabrics for their designs. The winning garment will be produced in limited quantities and exclusively sold to American Express cardholders, with proceeds going to the CFDA Foundation. The winner did not receive immunity for the next challenge. * Judges: Heidi Klum, Michael Kors * Guest judge: Fern Mallis (sitting in for Nina Garcia), Diane von Furstenberg
Sep 03 2008
The designers were required to make an outfit made entirely out of the spare parts and raw materials from a Saturn hybrid car. They were told to walk to 142 West 31st Street in Manhattan. After taking an elevator to the roof of the building, they were instructed to collect as much of the recycled car parts from within the parked Saturn vehicles. They had four minutes to collect the materials and one day to complete their outfits. The winner received immunity for the next challenge. * Judges: Heidi Klum, Michael Kors * Guest judges: Laura Bennett (sitting in for Nina Garcia), Rachel Zoe
Aug 27 2008
The designers were asked to make an outfit for a drag queen. Chris March of Season 4 made a guest appearance to deliver the challenge. The designers were picked at random to they select which drag queen to work with. They were given $200 to shop for supplies and two days to complete their designs. The winner received immunity for the next challenge. The designers' models were not used in this challenge. Designers and Drag Queens: * Blayne with Miss Understood * Daniel with Annida Greenkard * Jerrell with LeMay * Joe with Varla Jean Merman * Keith with Sherry Vine * Kenley with Farrah Moans * Korto with Sweetie * Leanne with Sharon Needles * Stella with Luisa Verde * Suede with Hedda Lettuce * Terri with Acid Betty * Judges: Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Michael Kors * Guest Judge: RuPaul
Aug 20 2008
Inspired by her role on Lipstick Jungle, Brooke Shields guest judges as the designers must create outfits for the working woman.
Aug 13 2008
Short track speed skating five-time Olympic medalist and 2007 Dancing with the Stars winner Apolo Anton Ohno is guest judge. Inspired by his wins, the designers have to create sport outfits for the Olympic Games.
Aug 06 2008
The remaining designers are inspired by New York's night life for their new creations.
Jul 30 2008
The contestants are forced to expand and purify their thinking by "going green" with the help of their models.
Jul 23 2008
The 16 new designers are introduced and their first challenge: making clothing out of unusual sources.
Jul 16 2008

Season 4

14 Episodes

As the fourth season draws to a close, one designer, with the help of Victoria "Posh" Beckham, is finally chosen as the winner of Project Runway.
Mar 05 2008
The remaining finalists are getting their showcases ready for Fashion Week in Bryant Park in New York City.
Feb 27 2008
Reunion 4x12
All the Season 4 designers reunite to dish on what really happened during the season.
Feb 20 2008
For their last challenge before Fashion Week competition, the designers must make outfits using their own artistic expressions. After the elimination, the final designers return home to work on their signature collection.
Feb 13 2008
The remaining designers must come up with clothing that are inspired by female professional wrestlers.
Feb 06 2008
The remaining designers have to put their own spin on denim fabric.
Jan 23 2008
The designers have to come up with outfits that are based on various hairstyles. Italian fashion designer Alberta Ferretti is the guest judge for the week.
Jan 16 2008
The remaining designers are asked to create prom dresses for a group of teen girls.
Jan 09 2008
The designers choose items from a chocolate shop to make their outfits.
Jan 02 2008
The remaining designers are in a challenge that involves seamless fashion transformations.
Dec 12 2007
The remaining designers must split up into teams to participate in a battle involving major fashion faux pas.
Dec 05 2007
The remaining designers try to measure up as they begin working for a very different client.
Nov 28 2007
The contestants are faced with their second challenge which involves a fashion icon.
Nov 21 2007
In the fourth-season opener, the new crop of designers invades New York City. Then, it's pins-and-needles time when the first challenge finds the newbies racing to design whatever they want. Monique Lhuillier serves as guest judge.
Nov 14 2007

Season 3

14 Episodes

Now we finally get to see all of the final collections from the designers and also find out who the judges will choose as the winner of Project Runway Season Three!
Oct 18 2006
Each of the final four designers (Uli, Laura, Michael and Jeffrey) gets a special visit in their hometown from Tim Gunn. It's near the end of their process of completing their 12 designs for the final runway show at Bryant Park, for Olympus Fashion Week in New York City.
Oct 11 2006
Reunion 3x12
The cast of Season 3 reunites to recap all the gripes, drama and other shenanigans which were only seen by those behind the scenes. One of the designers wins the first ever “Fan Favorite” award, along with a check for $10,000. Apparently, even if you don't make it to the final runway show at Bryant Park for Olympus Fashion Week, it still pays to be a personality on the show!
Oct 04 2006
All four are going to Fashion Week!
Oct 03 2006
Two surprise guests shake things up for the remaining six contestants as they help them with their latest challenge.
Sep 13 2006
With the six designers are in Paris and the challenge is to make a couture gown.
Sep 06 2006
The seven remaining designers have their talents tested when they are told to create an outfit that has a unique purpose.
Aug 30 2006
With only eight designers remaining, Heidi challenges the crew to make a look for an "everyday woman" with some surprising new models helping them.
Aug 23 2006
Each designer is given 30 minutes to fill as many bins as they needed with recyclable materials. From these materials, they must an entire outfit.
Aug 16 2006
The remaining designers face the challenge of modernizing a look for a famous fashion icon.
Aug 09 2006
The remaining designers are asked to design a three piece look that embraces the INC (International Concepts) style and concept. Mehmet Tangoren, Vice President of Contemporary Sportswear for Macy’s guest judges.
Aug 02 2006
A visit to Central Park sets the scene in which the designers are informed that they'll be designing an evening outfit based on a story that's been inspired by a tiny dog. The designers must also design outfits for the dogs to wear.
Jul 26 2006
The designers were paired into groups and assigned to design and create a gown for Miss U.S.A. (Tara Conner) to wear for the Miss Universe pageant.
Jul 19 2006
The fifteen designers chosen must create a garment only out of the materials located in their apartments.
Jul 12 2006

Season 2

14 Episodes

In the conclusion of the two-part second season finale, the three remaining contestants must compete in a "face-off" at New York Fashion Week, as there lines are presented to the judges and fashion icons. The winner gets $100,000 and a Saturn Sky Roadster.
Mar 08 2006
In Part 1 of the two-part second-season finale, the three remaining designers return to their homes to create the line that will be shown in a face-off at New York Fashion Week. The episode includes a look at the contestants' personal lives as Tim Gunn makes a visit to each home.
Mar 01 2006
Reunion 2x12
All the 16 contestants reunite to discuss their personal highs and woes during the various challenges and reflect on just how the show has changed their lives.
Feb 22 2006
The remaining four contestants face off in the final competition before the final three advance to the Fall Fashion Week finale. They must design an evening gown that will be worn by Iman.
Feb 15 2006
The designers must design a "make over" look for another designer.
Feb 08 2006
The remaining designers must design something suitable for a garden party while using things out of a garden.
Feb 01 2006
The remaining contestants have to try to draw inspiration from their surroundings while outside in New York.
Jan 25 2006
The remaining designer wannabes have to get sporty when they have to create a garment for a professional figure skater.
Jan 18 2006
The designers that are left put together an ensemble for a famous clothing company, as well as a compelling and successful window display advertising the clothing.
Jan 11 2006
The remaining designers must each design a dress for a prominent socialite -- Nicky Hilton. Hilton chooses the winner; the loser is eliminated.
Jan 04 2006
The remaining designers must design lingerie for this week's challenge. The twist is -- they have to do it as teams.
Dec 21 2005
Tonight the contestants are asked to design for a global star.
Dec 14 2005
Heidi throws a roof-top party for the designers. At the party, she announces their next challenge: each must create an outfit using nothing besides the clothes he or she has worn to the party.
Dec 07 2005
Second season premiere!
Dec 07 2005

Season 1

11 Episodes

After months at home to prepare the final moment has come. The final three have their shot to show the world their collections. While the audience watches the models strut their stuff on the runway.
Feb 23 2005
A special reunion episode, the 12 designers all reunite to talk about what happened behind the scenes on Project Runway. When people are confronted and questions are answered, the fabric starts flying.
Feb 16 2005
This week's challenge is to design a dress for the host of Access Hollywood, Nancy O’Dell. Nancy will help judge the runway and wear the winning design on the red carpet at the 2005 Grammy Awards.
Feb 09 2005
Instead of another assignment, Heidi gives the five finalists each brown paper packages containing the key to their next challenge, which they are not allowed to open until the next morning.
Feb 02 2005
As one group, the designers will create a collection, one carrying the theme "the year 2055”. One designer is to lead, taking responsibility for the overall vision, while each designer will sketch and create an outfit of his or her own for the line.
Jan 26 2005
The designers are challenged to design swimsuits that are functional enough to swim in the pool, yet sophisticated enough to wear to a fashion-industry party.
Jan 19 2005
The designers learn that their selected model will be their client, and they must design a wedding dress of their model's dreams.
Jan 12 2005
Rock singer Sarah Hudson makes a special appearance. All of the designers show their prospective Rock N' Roll designs and Sarah picks the three designs she liked best. The chosen designers become team leaders to form groups that will work on the leader's design.
Jan 05 2005
The designers finally get to design something wearable. For this challenge, the designers must create a party dress that could appeal to Banana Republic's customers.
Dec 15 2004
Vision 1x02
Another day begins, and the designers are to design a dress that represents 'Envy' using cotton.
Dec 08 2004
The 14 hopefuls all meet up in New York and are given their first assignment: Innovation. Taken to a place where they are said to get their materials, the designers are shocked to see it is a grocery store.
Dec 01 2004