List of Project Runway (US) episodes
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- S15Ep15: Season 15 Reunion 12/29/2016
- S15Ep14: Finale, Part 2 12/22/2016
- S15Ep13: Finale, Part 1 12/15/2016
- S15Ep12: An Unconventional Trip 12/8/2016
- S15Ep11: Bold Innovation 12/1/2016
- S15Ep10: A Power Trip 11/17/2016
- S15Ep9: Life is Full of Surprises 11/10/2016
- S15Ep8: Project Pop Up 11/3/2016
- S15Ep7: Welcome To The Urban Jungle 10/27/2016
- S15Ep6: This IS Crying in Fashion 10/20/2016
- S15Ep5: There’s No “I” In “Team” 10/13/2016
- S15Ep4: Sink Or Swim 10/6/2016
- S15Ep3: Blacklight or Daylight? 9/29/2016
- S15Ep2: Just Fabulous! 9/22/2016
- S15Ep1: An Unconventional Launch Party 9/15/2016
- S14Ep16: Tim Gunn’s Top Runway Moments 11/19/2015
- S14Ep15: Season 14 Reunion 11/12/2015
- S14Ep14: Finale, Part 2 11/5/2015
- S14Ep13: Finale, Part 1 10/29/2015
- S14Ep12: Roll Out the Red Carpet 10/22/2015
- S14Ep11: The Runway’s in 3D! 10/15/2015
- S14Ep10: Crew’s All In 10/8/2015
- S14Ep9: Make It Sell 10/1/2015
- S14Ep8: Broadway or Bust 9/24/2015
- S14Ep7: Haute Tech Couture 9/17/2015
- S14Ep6: Lace to the Finish 9/10/2015
- S14Ep5: TBA 9/3/2015
- S14Ep4: TBA 8/27/2015
- S14Ep3: TBA 8/20/2015
- S14Ep2: It’s All in the Cards 8/13/2015
- S14Ep1: Season 14, Episode 1 8/6/2015
- S13Ep15: Reunion 10/30/2014
- S13Ep14: Finale, Part 2 10/23/2014
- S13Ep13: Finale, Part 1 10/16/2014
- S13Ep12: Fashion Week: Who’s In & Who’s Out 10/9/2014
- S13Ep11: The Highest Bidder 10/2/2014
- S13Ep10: Find Your Muse 9/25/2014
- S13Ep9: The History of the American Girl 9/18/2014
- S13Ep8: Rainway 9/11/2014
- S13Ep7: Chopard 9/4/2014
- S13Ep6: It’s a Nice Day for a Rock Wedding 8/28/2014
- S13Ep5: The Klum of Doom 8/21/2014
- S13Ep4: Remixing an American 8/14/2014
- S13Ep3: Welcome to the Future 8/7/2014
- S13Ep2: Movie Night 7/31/2014
- S13Ep1: Final Audition 7/24/2014
- S12Ep15: Reunion 10/24/2013
- S12Ep14: Finale, Part 2 10/17/2013
- S12Ep13: Finale, Part 1 10/10/2013
- S12Ep12: Butterfly Effect 10/3/2013
- S12Ep11: Next Generation… 9/26/2013
- S12Ep10: Project Runway SuperFan! 9/19/2013
- S12Ep9: Let’s Do Brunch 9/12/2013
- S12Ep8: Having A Field Day 9/5/2013
- S12Ep7: Shoes First! 8/29/2013
- S12Ep6: Let’s Go Glamping! 8/22/2013
- S12Ep5: YOU Choose Your Materials! 8/15/2013
- S12Ep4: Tie the Knot 8/8/2013
- S12Ep3: An Unconventional Coney Island 8/1/2013
- S12Ep2: Million Dollar Runway 7/25/2013
- S12Ep1: Skyâ€™s the Limit 7/18/2013
- S11Ep15: Season 11 Reunion Special 5/2/2013
- S11Ep14: Finale, Part 2 4/25/2013
- S11Ep13: Finale, Part 1 4/18/2013
- S11Ep12: Europe, Here We Come 4/11/2013
- S11Ep11: Finally On My Own 4/4/2013
- S11Ep10: The Art Of Fashion 3/28/2013
The Guggenheim serves as the latest inspiration for the design teams who take in all the art to create their own print textiles for their garments. The challenge leaves one designer in tears and causes some cat-fighting off the runway show. Designer Tracy Reese guest judges alongside designer Rachel Roy
- S11Ep9: He Said, She Said 3/21/2013
The designers push themselves harder than ever to create spring looks worthy to grace the windows of Lord & Taylor for their next challenge. But with a few design teams at each otherâ€™s throats, itâ€™s any oneâ€™s guess who will impress guest judges Rachel Roy and Lord & Taylorâ€™s Bonnie Brooks.
- S11Ep8: Take It All Off! 3/14/2013
- S11Ep7: A Sticky Situation 3/7/2013
- S11Ep6: Senior Fling 2/28/2013
- S11Ep5: A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock And Roll 2/21/2013
- S11Ep4: The Ultimate Hard And Soft 2/14/2013
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 challengeâ€“creating a line out of hard and soft materials from the flower shop and hardware store. The legendary Bette Midler guest judges along with fashion blogger Leandra Medine.
- S11Ep3: Surprise Me 2/7/2013
The designers have their toughest client yet when they must create garments for the ever-opinionated Heidi Klum for the launch of her new fragrance, Surprise. Heidi will wear the winning garments in her national commercial and a second winning garment for a press event. Actress Kristin Davis guest judges.
- S11Ep2: Spin Out 1/31/2013
- S11Ep1: There Is No I In Team 1/24/2013
- S10Ep14: Finale, Part II 10/18/2012
- S10Ep13: Finale, Part I 10/11/2012
- S10Ep12: In A Place Far Far Away 10/4/2012
- S10Ep11: 9/27/2012
- S10Ep10: I Get a Kick Out of Fashion 9/20/2012
- S10Ep9: It’s All About Me 9/13/2012
- S10Ep8: Starving Artist 9/6/2012
- S10Ep7: Oh My Lord and Taylor 8/30/2012
- S10Ep6: Fix My Friend 8/23/2012
- S10Ep5: 8/16/2012
- S10Ep4: Women on the Go 8/9/2012
- S10Ep3: Welcome Back (or not) to the Runway 8/2/2012
- S10Ep2: Candy Couture 7/26/2012
- S10Ep1: A Times Square Anniversary Party 7/19/2012
- S10Ep0: Road to the Runway Season 10 7/19/2012
This season of the Emmy-nominated, premier reality series focusing on fashion designers, Project Runway will pit sixteen designers against one another on the Road to the Runway. These contestants will compete in weekly design challenges at Parsons The New School For Design in New York City, until only three remain and face off once again at New York Fashion Week in February.
- S9Ep15: Tim Gunn: Behind the Seams of Season 9 11/3/2011
- S9Ep14: Finale Part Two 10/27/2011
- S9Ep13: Finale Part One 10/20/2011
- S9Ep12: The Finale Challenge 10/13/2011
- S9Ep11: This is for the Birds 10/6/2011
- S9Ep10: Sew 70’s 9/29/2011
- S9Ep9: Image is Everything 9/22/2011
- S9Ep8: What Women Want 9/15/2011
- S9Ep7: Why Cant We Just All Get Along 9/8/2011
- S9Ep6: The Art of the Matter 9/1/2011
- S9Ep5: Off The Track 8/25/2011
- S9Ep4: All About Nina 8/18/2011
- S9Ep3: Go Big or Go Home 8/11/2011
- S9Ep2: My Pet Project 8/4/2011
Next on Project Runway (US) will involve materials from a pet shop. The designers will work in teams of two to create looks larger than life from materials bought in a pet shop. Their creations will be worn by professional stilt walkers in an first ever outdoor runway walk.
- S9Ep1: Come As You Are 7/28/2011
Heidi Klum, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia with Tim Gunn returns in the reality TV series Project Runway Season 9 which premiere date is July 28, 2011 with a record-setting 20 talented designers namely Amanda Perna, Anthony Ryan Auld, Anya Ayoung-Chee, Becky Ross, Bert Keeter, Bryce Black, Cecilia Motwani, Danielle Everine, David Chum, Fallene Wells, Gunnar Deatherage, Joshua McKinley, Joshua Christensen, Julie Tierney, Kimberly Goldson, Laura Kathleen, Olivier Green, Rafael Cox, Serena da Conceicao, and Viktor Luna. However, only 16 of them will get one of the spots to be on the show. Once the sixteen designers are chosen, they will be awaken at the crack of dawn with one of the toughest first challenges in the series' history. The Project Runway season 9 episode 1 will show the selection of the 16 designers that will be on the show and the final stage of the casting is held in New York City with guest judge Christina Ricci. Who among the 20 designers that will be chosen by Heidi, Michael, Nina and Tim to proceed to the next level of this fashion reality series. Watch Project Runway (US) season 9 episode 1 online replay here at Telepisodes.
- S8Ep14: Finale (2) 10/28/2010
- S8Ep13: Finale (1) 10/21/2010
- S8Ep12: We’re in a New York State of Mind 10/14/2010
- S8Ep11: A Look in the Line 10/7/2010
- S8Ep10: There’s a Pattern Here 9/30/2010
- S8Ep9: Race to the Finish 9/23/2010
- S8Ep8: A Rough Day on the Runway 9/16/2010
- S8Ep7: What’s Mine is Yours 9/9/2010
- S8Ep6: You Can Totally Wear That Again 9/2/2010
- S8Ep5: There IS an I in Team 8/26/2010
- S8Ep4: Hats Off to You 8/19/2010
- S8Ep3: It’s a Party 8/12/2010
- S8Ep2: Larger Than Life 8/5/2010
- S8Ep1: And Sew It Begins 7/29/2010
- S7Ep14: Finale, Part 2 4/22/2010
- S7Ep13: Finale, Part 1 4/15/2010
- S7Ep12: The Big, Top Designers 4/8/2010
- S7Ep11: Sew Much Pressure 4/1/2010
- S7Ep10: Hey, That’s My Fabric 3/25/2010
- S7Ep9: Takin’ It to the Street 3/18/2010
- S7Ep8: The Elements of Fashion 3/11/2010
- S7Ep7: Hard Wear 3/4/2010
- S7Ep6: A Little Bit of Fashion 2/18/2010
- S7Ep5: Run for Cover 2/11/2010
- S7Ep4: Design Your Heart Out 2/4/2010
- S7Ep3: The Hi’s and Lows of Fashion 1/28/2010
- S7Ep2: The Fashion Farm 1/21/2010
- S7Ep1: Back to New York 1/14/2010
- S6Ep14: Finale (2) 11/19/2009
- S6Ep13: Finale (1) 11/12/2009
- S6Ep12: The Art of Design 11/5/2009
- S6Ep11: The Best of the Best 10/29/2009
- S6Ep10: Around the World in Two Days 10/22/2009
- S6Ep9: Sequins, Feathers and Fur, Oh My! 10/15/2009
- S6Ep8: A Fashionable New Beginning 10/8/2009
- S6Ep7: The Sky is the Limit 10/1/2009
- S6Ep6: Lights, Camera, Sew! 9/24/2009
- S6Ep5: Fashion Headliners 9/17/2009
- S6Ep4: What a Woman Wants 9/10/2009
- S6Ep3: Rumble on the Runway 9/3/2009
- S6Ep2: We Expect Fashion 8/27/2009
- S6Ep1: Welcome to Los Angeles! 8/20/2009
- S5Ep14: Finale Part II 10/15/2008
- S5Ep13: Finale Part I 10/8/2008
- S5Ep12: Nature Calls 10/1/2008
- S5Ep11: Rock N’ Runway 9/24/2008
- S5Ep10: Transformation 9/17/2008
Trying to help college-age women re-invent themselves the designers get their own lessons in growing up and becoming sophisticated. The challenge is to help college women ready themselves for entry into the working world. to be determined is out! The winner is: to be determined
- S5Ep9: What’s Your Sign 9/10/2008
- S5Ep8: Double O Fashion 9/3/2008
- S5Ep7: Fashion that drives you 8/27/2008
- S5Ep6: Good Queen Fun 8/20/2008
- S5Ep5: Welcome to the Jungle 8/13/2008
The workplace can be a jungle. This challenge is Inspired by a hit TV show, Lipstick Jungle so Brooke Shields comes by to tell the crew about their new challenge -- designing an outfit for the power business woman. With this winning design, Tim announces, there is no elimination! However, there will be a chance for national recognition when Brooke Shields wears the winning design on her show Lipstick Jungle. Not a bad prize. Kelli is out! The winner is: Keith
- S5Ep4: Rings of Glory 8/6/2008
It's time to take to the rink and see who deserves gold. The designers are taken to the a large indoor track where they find Apollo Ono racing around the track. White on a break he takes some time to describe the designers newest challenge. To design outfits they see the athletes wearing during the Olympics opening ceremony, for the Americans parade of athletes. Some of the outfits really got an olympic gold and some just missed the mark. Jennifer is out! The winner is: Korto
- S5Ep3: Bright Lights/Big City 7/30/2008
- S5Ep2: Grass is Always Greener 7/23/2008
With the help of their trusted models -- the designers must think green. After choosing the models they wish to work with for this challenge they are let in on this shows twist... the models are going to be the clients for this episode. Making the designers are set on edge when they learn that the models are being sent to Mood to pick out the fabrics for the challenge, with no input from the designers beforehand. Wesley is out! The winner is: Suede
- S5Ep1: Let’s Start From the Beginning 7/16/2008
- S4Ep14: Finale, Part 2 3/5/2008
- S4Ep13: Finale, Part 1 2/27/2008
- S4Ep12: Reunion 2/20/2008
- S4Ep11: The Art of Fashion 2/13/2008
- S4Ep10: Raw Talent 2/6/2008
- S4Ep9: Even Designers Get The Blues 1/23/2008
- S4Ep8: On Garde! 1/16/2008
- S4Ep7: What a Girl Wants 1/9/2008
- S4Ep6: Eye Candy 1/2/2008
- S4Ep5: What’s the Skinny? 12/12/2007
- S4Ep4: Trendsetter 12/5/2007
- S4Ep3: Fashion Giant 11/28/2007
- S4Ep2: I Started Crying 11/21/2007
- S4Ep1: Sew Me What You Got 11/14/2007
- S3Ep14: Finale 10/18/2006
- S3Ep13: Finale (1) “The final three contestants” 10/11/2006
Contrary to the title of the show this episode follows the final 4 contestants as they prepare their garments for the Bryant Park fashion show. Tim travels around the country to visit the homes of the contestants as they are working on their collections and gives out advise and supportive criticism. As the designers come back together in New York to prepare for the fashion show, doubts are raised when a few of the designers wonder how much personal work was put into some of the other garments, worried they had outside help, which is against the rules.
- S3Ep12: Reunion 10/4/2006
- S3Ep11: What the Elle? 9/27/2006
Nina explains to the final four the importance of fashion editorials and then gives them their next challenge. The designers are to create, quite freely, an outfit of their choice. The outfits must convey their personal points of view. They are each given a sheet on which they must write three words that describe what they're about as designers and that will be represented by their completed outfits. The difficulty in this challenge is managing to impress the judges with something unexpected while still remaining true to oneself as a designer.
- S3Ep10: Black and White 9/13/2006
In a surprise twist, the five remaining designers are joined by two previously-outcast designers. If one of the two wins, he is allowed to remain in the game. They all must create a cocktail dress using only black and white fabrics, and they must use both colors. However, every bit of purchased fabric must be incorporated into the outfit so that there is none left over. The judges will be looking at the design and silhouette of each dress.
- S3Ep9: Couture Du Jour 9/6/2006
While in Paris, Catherine explains that the remaining six designers must create couture gowns. Many difficulties surface as the challenge progresses. Material is quite expensive, so the designers must be careful with their budget. Also, because couture outfits include a lot of difficult hand-sewn touches, the task will be very time-consuming. The designers will also have to refit their outfits for their New York models. It will be up to the designers to overcome these hindrances and wow the judges.
- S3Ep8: High Flying Fashion 8/30/2006
Heidi vaguely informs the designers that they will be designing for a hip international jet-setter. Their grand speculations are squashed when Tim tells them they will be designing, as well as modeling, outfits for themselves. Each outfit should be a reflection of the designer's true look while also being able to withstand traveling. In order to test the durability, the designers are flown to a surprise location.
- S3Ep7: Everyday Woman 8/23/2006
The challenge this week is to create a look for an everyday woman. However, the designers learn that this challenge will be more personal than they had expected, as each of their mothers or sisters join Heidi on the stage instead of the normal models. Each designer then chooses a "model" to design for, quite apprehensive about the non-prototypical appearance of said "models." Each designer will have to try to keep a balance between what his "model" wants and what his own style preferences are.
- S3Ep6: Waste Not, Want Not 8/16/2006
Heidi warns the designers that the upcoming challenges are going to be much tougher than the previous ones. Her prevision proves to be true the following day when they are taken to a warehouse of recyclables. Here, Tim explains, the designers will collect all the materials needed to make their outfits. They will also be allowed to go to an art store for paint and other supplies necessary for embellishments. This challenge is all about innovation and creativity.
- S3Ep5: Iconic Statement 8/9/2006
This challenge starts with a major switch -- the models will choose the designers. This weeks challenge will find the designers taking fashion icons that have helped shape the world of fashion over the last century and giving her a more modern look. Pictures of 10 fashion setters -- from Twiggy to Cher to Jackie O. -- are sitting in the work room where the models will select an icon for their designer. The key word is modernize, not replicate or make their design retro. The winner of this challenge will win a Tresemme photo shoot for his/her model, wearing the designer's outfit, to be published in an upcoming issue of ELLE magazine.
- S3Ep4: Reap What you Sew 8/2/2006
This weeks challenge will require the designers to create a three piece look for INC, a large brand sold at Macyâ€™s. Designers are given 30 minutes to sketch and to prepare a presentation that will give the INC the information they need to pick 4 of the designers to serve as team leaders. Once the leaders have been chosen they have 15 minutes to meet with their earns, 100$ in their budget to buy materials and 2 days to complete the task. The winning design will be put into production and sold in Macyâ€™s largest stores nationwide, the outfit is shown in a Macy's window display for the designers to view and find out who won. The episode was also filled with a lot of drama when it turned out that one of the designers had broken several rules.
- S3Ep3: Designers Best Friend 7/26/2006
The thirteen remaining designers were presented with their next challenge--Designing an outfit based on one of fashions hottest accessories. The find out the next morning that it's a dog. Not only did they have to design a women's wear outfit inspired by the dog, they had to design a complementary outfit for their dog.
- S3Ep2: Fit For A Queen 7/19/2006
The designers second challenge takes place this week and it is to create a dress for an â€œAmerican Beauty.â€ The designers will be competing to be able to design a dress that Miss USA, Tara Conner, will wear in the next Miss Universe pageant. After letting the designers know what she wants and more importantly needs, they each get the change to pitch their ideas and sketches to Conner. Seven designs are chosen and the finalists that prepared them get to chose a team make from the remaining seven designers to create the garments. Although two people worked on every dress there will be only one winner and one person who is out.
- S3Ep1: Home Sewn 7/12/2006
Fifteen new designers arrive to kick off Season 3! *Bradley Baumkirchner, *Robert Best, *Laura Bennett, *Malan Breton, *Bonnie Dominguez, *Stacey Estrella, *Katherine Gerdes, *Kayne Gillaspie, *Uli Herzner, *Alison Kelly, *Angela Keslar, *Michael Knight, *Vincent Libretti, *Keith Michael, *Jeffrey Sebelia. After a champagne toast, the challenges begin. In the first challenge, the source for design is the contents of each designer's Atlas apartment. Designers are given 15 minutes to raid their apartments, and they really raid. They may only use the contents of their own apartmentâ€”but they may use any of it (and none of things they brought with them). This really comes back to bite them later --when they are tired and drained after their first real full day of grueling work on the first challenge -- when they come back ready to crash and are reminded of what they did to their apartments earlier in the day.
- S2Ep14: Finale (2) 3/8/2006
The competition heats up as the final runway nears. The three final contestants get their models ready, finish sewing the clothes to get everything just right and hit the runway. The show seems to a be a great success with the final three designers turning up on their own runway they have stood on so many times for elimination, only this time it is to announce the winner. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Santino is Out Daniel is Out The winner of Project Runway season two is... Choe
- S2Ep13: Finale (1) 3/1/2006
Tim visits the final three contestants at their homes in each their home towns, to see how their collections are coming for the upcoming Olympus Fashion Week. He gives out advice and warning on the pieces he sees and the ideas he hears. The three show up in New York to move into The Westin Hotel for the week while they wait for the big day under the tents. They get their work place to finish up the last minute details on their designs. A huge part of fashion week is models models models. The designers get a chance to get together with their models from the show and pick out the rest of the models they will need to pull off their shows. They also get a chance to go to the Tres Semme salon to figure out what kind of look they want for the models during the runway.
- S2Ep12: Reunion 2/22/2006
All 16 contestants reunite take a look back at the show now that they have been able to step back and look at it from a different perspective. They take the opportunity to size up their personal highs and woes during the various challenges, laugh at themselves be critical of themselves and other, as well as to reflect on how the show has impacted their lives.
- S2Ep11: What’s Your Line 2/15/2006
Four designers start this episode but the runway will determine which three will go to the final at Olympus Week. The challenge: to design an evening gown that represents the collection they hope to show at Olympus Fashion Week.The designers were treated with a trip to visit the offices Fern Mallis, the Executive Director of Olympus Fashion Week and Fashion Weeks world-wide. In the fashion industry Fern knows everybody and everything. Back at Parsons, the designers are told that they have a budget of $300 and two days to complete their work. Supermodel, Iman is not only the guest judge, she will also wear the winning dress to a red carpet affair, the Elle-hosted Project Runway premiere party in New York. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Kara is Out
- S2Ep10: Makeover 2/8/2006
Makeover is what this challenge is all about. The twist, is that they will be making over each other. They will reinvent each other's look (including a hair cut if necessary and makeup) in two days and with $200. The names were randomly chosen by pulling names out of a bag to decide who would reinvent whom. Daniel Designs for Chloe, Kara For Santino, and Santino for Kara, and Nick designs for Daniel. Daniel has immunity from the last challenge, so he moves forward no matter what his design looks like, but he would still like to win. Not only do they have the time constraint that they usually do, they have the added stress of giving some of the time they have to the person that will be designing for them, for measurements, fittings and hair and make up. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Chloe is the winner and Nick is Out.
- S2Ep9: Flower Power 2/1/2006
The remaining contestants have designs on creating something exotic. However just how exotic is a surprise. Tim shows up at the Atlas where the remaining 6 designers are living to take them on a field trip. And in good Project Runway fashion they head to a part of town that was not in the fashion district, in fact they ended up in The Flower District. The challenge is to design an outfit made for a garden party, and out of a garden, specifically out of only plants and flowers. All of the designers struggle to purchase their materials at the 100 dollar allowance, as well as finding plants that will weather the time and lights they will need to stand up to before the runway the next day. Back at the runway they find it even more challenging to figure out how to cover a person, no matter how small the model, solely in flowers. Your either in, or your out, who was out this week?Daniel is the winner and Andre is Out.
- S2Ep8: Inspiration 1/25/2006
Zulema stirred things up by deciding to take Nick's model, after asking models perform a walk off. After the models were selected the remaining designers were treated to some time with Michael Kors to get some lessons on inspiration. This week the task was designed around those lessons. The designers were each given a digital camera and one hour to walk anywhere in New York city, taking their favorite picture to use as their inspiration. They designers were then judged on how their inspiration showed through their pieces of work, as well as how well they pulled off a fashionable outfit. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Daniel is the winner and Zulema is Out.
- S2Ep7: On Thin Ice 1/18/2006
The remaining designers are given a hint as to the challenge when first season designer Robert Plotkin surprised them by delivering packages containing a figure skating outfit to each contestant. After getting into their colorful outfits they headed to a staking rink where they met the muse for this weeks challenge, Sasha Cohen. Sasha Cohen, the figure skating gold medalist, took them all for an adventurous spin around the rink after revealing the challenge would be to "design a figure skating costume for me". The designers had 30 minutes and 150 dollars to complete their design and another two days to finish up the actual garmet. The winning design was decided by the judges and guest judges Anne Slowey and Sasha Cohen. The winning outfit will be worn by Cohen during an upcoming skating event. The losing designer was told they were "OUT" You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Zulema is the winner and Emmett is Out.
- S2Ep6: Window Shopping 1/11/2006
This challenge was to design an outfit that would turn from a day into evening outfit for the Banana Republic customer. There is a lot of pieces in the retail sphere that promises to be transitive, but really it doesn't work well. Hence, the idea for the challenge. At their meeting with Deborah Lloyd from Banana Republic, the designers were given the full run of the spring 2006 fabrics to choose from for their designs. Once in the workroom after finishing their sketches for the challenge the designers are surprised to learn that they will have to work in teams of two. The teams will have to share leadership, and had 60 seconds to pair themselves up. Sense they are to make only one outfit they either had to make a new sketch, combine the two together or chose one or the other, as well they had to chose which model to use. After the teams are done with there designs they were each assigned a storefront window to showcase their day/evening outfits. The teams are in charge of customizing a theme for the windows to go with their designs. The models acted as living mannequins to show their outfits. In still another surprise people on the streets passing by will rate the window displays as to whose they like the best. Tim added a little more anxiety to the room when he revealed that both people in the winning team would win, but in the like, both people on the losing team would be OUT! You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Andrae and Daniel are the winners and Diana and Marla are Out.
- S2Ep5: Social Scene 1/4/2006
This challenge was designed for one of America's hottest socialites: Nicky Hilton. In the world of fashion, socialites make important clients because they wear high fashion, and wear it in the public eye for all to see. Socialites are a different client then red carpet goers in entertainment because they tend to more conservative. As a leader in the younger socialite world, Nicky Hilton is being groomed for greatness, so her every step must be thoughtful and strategic. Nicky is the perfect person for a challenge for designing a social outfit. The designers will to make a dress that will walk down the runway for Nicky herself to judge which one is her favorite. Luckily for the designers they get to pass some of their extra time at a party thrown for the desiners and Nicky Hilton. They can use this time to make an imporession on her, and get to know her and her taste, style and preferences. The designers have 30 minutes to sketch, 30 minutes to shop, and until sometime tomorrow to finish this design before the runway. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Santino is the winner and Guadalupe is Out.
- S2Ep4: Team Lingerie 12/21/2005
This challenge is about vision and execution, leadership and teamwork. The designers learn that they each have to develop a presentation for a lingerie collection, that they will have to present to Heidi in 30. Based on those interviews Heidi sees each outfit and is able to ask any question she might have. In the end she picks the the 4 she feels best represents her. Those team leaders each take turns composing their team by choosing among the remaining designers. Each team is then responsible for executing the team leader's vision. After the selections, each team receives $200 for materials and one day (twelve hours) to complete the collection. This was the first challenge that required collaboration and really showed how the individuals could work together. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?"Team Daniel V." (including Andrae and Zulema) is the winner and Daniel F. is Out.
- S2Ep3: All Dolled Up 12/14/2005
The designers are excited when they learn that they will be designing an outfit for a fashion icon. Their curiosity is peaked when to find out what the challenge is they go on a field trip. Ending up in front of the Toys R'Us flag ship store in New York, they soon learned that the fashion icon they would be designing for was non other then the ageless Barbie, specifically for the My Scene Barbie. Each designer received a doll to take as a muse while they worked. While Kara was flinging her doll around on the way out of the store, she lost the hat for her doll in-between the escalator and the wall. Deciding that it was important to her to have it she lost important sketching time to go back to the store and find it. Half way through the challenge the designers are treated to another surprise. Lily Martinez, from Matel comes to Parsons to let them know that the winner of this challenge will have dolls made and sold with their winning design, as well as their name and picture on the side of the box! You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?NIck is the winner and Heidi and Raymundo is Out.
- S2Ep2: Clothes Off Your Back 12/7/2005
The 14 aspiring designers move into their new digs at a luxury New York City apartment and Heidi throws them a party. At the peak of the eating, drinking, and revelry, they are given their next design challenge -- use the clothes off their back. They will literally design outfits designed solely on the clothes they are wearing. The design could be anything, providing it is made only out of their existing clothing. Kirsten finds herself in a personal dilemma. She is wearing simply a t-shirt and a pair of jeans, along with a large and beautiful scarf. The scarf is the perfect for this challenge as it is a large and uncut piece of fabric, however it belonged to her grandmother and she is unwilling to cut it and it leaves her with very little to work with. In the end the judges decided on who wins and who is out by looking at a photo of each designer in the outfit they started with and the model on the runway with what they ended with. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Chloe is the winner and Kirsten is Out.
- S2Ep1: Road to the Runway 12/7/2005
In the second-season opener, 16 aspiring fashion designers converge on New York City to kick off the competition. Their first challenge: to create an outfit that expresses who they are as designers, using six yards of fabric and $20 worth of supplies sent to them 1 week before they travel to New York. The first runway will decide the 14 designers that get to stay and move in to the Atlas. The first season's Jay McCarroll, Austin Scarlett and several other first season designers show up to help select this seasons batch of designers, and we see a short recap of season 1. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week?Santino is the winner and Heidi and Chris are Out.
- S1Ep11: Fashion Week 2/23/2005
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. Mean while backstage the air is tense and the commotion is frantic as people get ready, change and get ready again. Each of the three finalists show 12 pieces in the show, ending with a walk of the designers themselves. Later back at the Project Runway runway the judging takes place and the winner is announced.... Wendy Pepper. Is Out Kara Saun Is Out Jay McCarroll Is the Winner of Project Runway
- S1Ep10: Reunion Show 2/16/2005
All the contestants come back together for one last hurrah. It is a chance to see old friends, air old grudges and burry old axes. There are montages put together for each Austin and Tim, reflecting on some good times, funny times and stressful times. Nora and Jay show their talent for impersonations.
- S1Ep9: Design for the Red Carpet 2/9/2005
At the beginning of the episode model Olga is out The designers have learned to expect a twist, this week is no different. This week's challenge is to design a dress for the host of Access Hollywood, Nancy Oâ€™Dell. Nancy will help judge the runway and wear the winning design on the red carpet at the 2005 Grammy Awards. The designers get a chance to meet Nancy as she answers questions about what her preference and needs are. Another surprise is the help they get from eliminated designer Rob. With $300 to spend, the designers get busy at the fabric shop. Austin grabs a mix of soft blues and purples. Jay attempts combine his own preference with Nancy's needs and wishes. Austin commits to a loose, glamorous-but-sexy evening gown, while Wendy goes with short and sexy. Kara plays to Nancy's fondness for two-piece outfits, with a draping shirt over leather pant. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Austin is Out
- S1Ep8: Postal Uniform Challenge 2/2/2005
At the beginning of the episode model Erin is outInstead 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. Before the sun is up, the designers discover that their packages contain U.S. Postal Service uniforms for them to wear for the day. At the Hoboken, N.J. Post Office branch, Tim unveils the challenge: redesign the letter carrier's uniform, after spending the morning on a route to understand exactly what is needed to make the uniforms more hip, while being functional. On their appointed rounds, they experience the woes of polyester pants and broken-down carts. Armed with their first-hand experience and $100, the designers hit the fabric store, finding everything blue and breathable in sight. When Jay learns his model will not be arriving, he finds the only other person that could possibly fit into the design he has created for a modelâ€¦ Austin of course! You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Robert is Out
- S1Ep7: Design a Collection 1/26/2005
At the beginning of the episode model Morgan is outHeidi announces the next challenge: as one group, the designers will create a collection, one carrying the theme "the year 2055â€. One designer is to lead, taking responsibility for the overall vision, while each will designer will sketch and create an outfit of his or her own for the line. The designers are to build their collection only using items from at a vintage store. By lottery, Kevin will lead the team. The team decides that deconstruction will be the technique used to make their vintage elements seem more contemporary. A palette of tan, khaki, peach and brown will provide chromatic consistency. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Kevin is Out
- S1Ep6: Making a Splash 1/19/2005
At the beginning of the episode model JOY is out This next assignment goes a direction not yet seen in this competition. The designers will be designing swimsuits that are functional enough to swim in the pool, yet sophisticated enough to wear to a fashion-industry party. When time is up only 5 hours later, work stops and Tim informs the designers of the surprise for this week's challenge: they're on their way to an Elle magazine party where they will have time to schmooze with Richard Johnson -- the New York Postâ€™s "Page Six" columnist. The designers who impresses him most with personality and design will get mentioned in his column and win the challenge. Before the parying can begin though, the models must be convinced to wear some of the designs that they think are too revealing. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Alexandra is Out
- S1Ep5: “Model” Clients 1/12/2005
At the beginning of the episode model AUDREY is out When the designers selected their models this week, they didnâ€™t realize that they were also choosing their next client. The challenge: to design a wedding dress for the model they have selected. Having seen Morgan drive other designers to distraction, Jay wonders if he hasn't made a fatal choice when he realized how pivotal Morgan, his choice in model this week will be in his performance in this challenge. With only two days to work, and $300, the designers are off to work. A few of the models decide to check in, some with boyfriends, putting all the more pressure on our designers. With picky clients the designers are fighting the clock and in some cases their own better judgment as the runway approaches, everyone steels themselves for a tough runway. Which designer will be left at Project Runway's altar? You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Nora is Out
- S1Ep4: Collaboration 1/5/2005
At the beginning of the episode model JOSIANE is out For the next challenge, our designers meet Sarah Hudson, a rising rock star looking for a new look. The designers will be judged on the entire look, hair and makeup. In pure Project Runway style there is a twist. Only three designers will get to see their designs on the runway. Sarah will chose three concepts she likes best out of the nine presented to her, the designers whose concept she designs will them choose a team from the other designers to help them pull of their idea. The teams end up being 1) Kevin, Nora and Alexandra 2) Jay Kara and Rob and finally 3) Austin Wendy and Vanessa with the leaders being Jay, Austin and Kevin. Armed with a day to work and $150 to spend, the three teams get to work. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Vanessa is Out
- S1Ep3: Commercial Appeal 12/15/2004
At the beginning of the episode model ALLISON is outThe designers meet with Heidi at Banana Republic studios where they find out what the new challenge is: design a holiday dress that fits in with Banana Republic's current collection in one of the two themes. 1)"my grandmother's attic" in soft pinks and yellows, and 2)"Art Deco," in black, white and silver. Tim arrives to â€œup the anteâ€ when he announces that the winning design will be sold online and in select stores nationwide, as part of Banana Republic's winter line. Jay takes inspiration from a photo of the Chrysler building, while Austin goes with the flowery soft dress. The morning before the runway, Kara tries to help Wendy reverse her fortunes with a home makeover. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Starr is Out.
- S1Ep2: Vision 12/8/2004
At the beginning of the episode model Mary is out! As a treat of simplicity the challenge seems simple enough - make an outfit out of cotton and no food has to be used! However the task dose have a small twist to it. The design must elude the designers impression of Envy. It turns out that envy doesnâ€™t conjure up the same ideas in everyone. Vanessa evokes baby-envy, while Nora goes abstract, placing strategic cutouts revealing areas of body envy. Thinking of her father's career in the Air Force, Kara creates a personal military-inspired gown connecting the dots from envy and war. For Starr, envy is like an unhealthy growth, and Jay goes for social commentary, emblazoned with envious phrases. Surprised that they are not headed for the runway instead ending at a down town store. Fashion is more then sewing clothes and loving what you do, it canâ€™t be a careen until someone is buying it. Which makes this business aspect of the competition just what they need. The designers will have to "sell their vision" to the most fashionable people in New York. During a silent auction, the designer whose garment earns the highest bid will win the challenge; the rest will be judged on the runway, and one will be eliminated. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Mario is Out
- S1Ep1: Innovation 12/1/2004
The first ever challenge seems simple enough.. to design a glamorous outfit for a night out, made only from materials popular Manhattan storeâ€¦ a supermarket. With only a 50$ budget the designers only have an hour to figure out what they can possibly buy at the grocery store that can help them win on the runway. Not only is Mario the out of the market, he's also the first out of the workroom. After half an hour, he is satisfied with his simple shower curtain gown, though the competition is not terribly impressed. Austin, busy shucking corn is also frantic trying to figure out what he is going to do with it when he is done. Mario meanwhile takes about half the time as the rest of the crew does to finish his outfit. While Karaâ€™s outfit seems to be going ok, her model hasnâ€™t showing up causing Kara to use up her valuable time trying to recruit someone walking by on the streets of New York. You're either in, or you're out, who was out this week? Daniel is Out