Project Runway Season 17 Cast and Premiere Date

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Project Runway Season 17 is an American reality program. Moreover, it is based on fashion design. Eli Holzman is the creator of the show.

The show is all about the challenges for the contestants in the show to design the best outfit. However, for designing the clothes the contestants have to go through the time limit, the theme of the outfit and many other restrictions provided by the authority of the show.

Later on, these outfits are provided with some points or score by the judges of the show. However, each week one or two contestants have to leave the show in the elimination rounds. This continues till few contestants remain in the show.

In addition, these contestants in the show are provided some help by the judges and special guests.

However, for the finale of the show, these remaining contestants have to prepare a full fashion collection for “New York Fashion Week” and the winner is decided in this fashion week.

The winner of the show is also the winner of the grand prize money provided by the authority of the Project Runway Season 17.

This season, as the fashion industry is moving forward so does the challenges in the show and even added to the judging panel.

Moreover, the stakes are high as the contestants in the show have to gain experience and all the valuable skills for their career so that they can stand in the fashion industry.

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Project Runway Season 17 Premiere Date

As the show is having 16 seasons which is quite remarkable. Moreover, there are a total of 186 episodes in the show. This revealed that the show is quite popular among the people.

As for the viewers, the good news is that “Project Runway” got its renewal for its 17th season.

The confirmation of this news lies on the fact that the authority of the show named some previous casts that are not going to be the part of the 17th season of the show.

Later on, the authority also revealed the premiere date of the show.

The 17th season of the show is premiering on 14th of March 2019. And the timing of the show is 8/7c.

And for this time again Bravo TV holds the broadcasting rights of the show.

Bravo TV ordered the show in 2004. However, in 2009 the show moved to “Lifetime”. Moreover, the Project Runway Season 17 is going to return to Bravo TV.

Moreover, viewers can also enjoy the latest upcoming season of the show on the official website of Bravo TV.

Project Runway Season 17 Judges

As for this season of the show, there are going to be some new faces in the position of judge. However, for this time “Heidi Klum” is not going to be the part of the show.

On September 7, 2019, the authority of the show revealed the news of “Heidi Klum” leaving the show. As she is going to be a part of another fashion competition show which is ordered by the Amazon prime.

There are some new faces in the show as for the post of the judge.

So these are the judges for the Project Runway Season 17.

Nina Garcia

Ninotchka “Nina” Garcia is the chief editor of the worldwide lifestyle magazine of the French origin “Elle”. She was born in the wealthy family of an importer in Columbia. She is a bachelor’s degree from the “Boston University”.

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However, she got a keen interest in the fashion industry so, in 1992 she moved to Paris as started studying in the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Moreover, she was also a part of journalism. She is the author of 4 books which are mainly about the sense of fashion. She is going to be a part of Project Runway Season 17.

In 2010, she was the winner of  Oracle Award from Fashion Group International. Moreover, in 2015 she was the winner of the Champion of Educational Excellence Award.

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Elizabeth Kloss was born in the year 1992. She is an American model and entrepreneur. Moreover, she is quite keen on computer programming.

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As she is the partner with code.org and Flatiron school for the program called “Kode with Klossy”. This program is for young girls who are having an interest in computer science and software engineering.

Karlie started her modeling career at the age of 14 as she posed for an editorial shoot of “Scene Magazine” in Chicago.

She is in the top 30 models of 2000s by “Vogue Paris”.

And now she is going to be the part of Project Runway Season 17 as a judge.

Brandon Maxwell

Brandon is an American Fashion designer, tv personality, photographer and director. He is the founder and the creative director of the women’s ready to wear brand “Brandon Maxwell”.

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However, Brandon was a stylist in the fashion industry before of his women’s label. he styled many famous celebrities.

Moreover, in 2012 Brandon was the Lady Gaga’s fashion director. He has styled for many magazines like “Elle”, “Teen Vogue” and many more.

He is the winner of Fashion Group International Rising Star Award.

And now he is in the post of judge for the 17th season of the show “Project Runway”.

Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Marie Welteroth is an American editor and journalist. However, in 2016 she was named as the chief editor of the “Vogue Teen” magazine.

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However, with Elaine “Teen Vogue” got a little change in their format as they even started their own youtube channel. Their Youtube channel is all about sharing the diverse content from campus style to cultural appropriation.

She is the first person from African-American heritage to serve in this role for Vogue.

However, she resigned from the Vogue in 2017 and started serving for “CAA”.

And now she is the part of the 17th season of the show “Project Runway”. It is her debut season for the franchise.

So this is all for Project Runway Season 17. We hope that the show goes top the charts this year. Comment down your thoughts about the show and tell us about your favorite judge?

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