One of the realities most long-lived of the tv will start in a few days your season number 17, a number that very few shows in the industry manage to achieve. For nearly two decades,
in order to find designers whose talent is still far away from the big lights.
And in his new edition, the contest promises great changes that will enrich a proposal that does not lose validity.
After a lot of time in the place of the hostess, the last year
was dismissed from the reality show,
a place that now will be the model Karlie Kloss
. Excited about the challenge and what it means to be part of
she said: “I Really think the program is a platform that is very powerful to showcase the talent of the new generation of designers. For me it is really important to bring everything that I have from the experience to help these designers grow and learn”.
But she will not be the only important change within the cycle
because the designer and photographer
also be added to the program in quality of jury, occupying the seat that Zac Posen left vacant.
Maxwell is famous for having dressed Lady Gaga
, and by designing garments that were used by celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Nicole Kidman, Jane Fonda, Oprah Winfrey or Jennifer Lawrence.
The last great novelty of the year is the return of Christian Sirian
in the role of mentor to the participants. Sirian was the winner of the reality show in its fourth edition, and after that victoria became a world-renowned designer who in 2008 launched his own line.
With respect to the rest of the jurors, will be the fashion director of
Nina Garcia, who is part of the cycle since its debut in 2004. The former editor of
Elaine Welteroth, stylist Marni Senofonte, and designers Diane von Fürstenberg and Adam Selman will be other important names that will be part of the demanding table of specialists that will evaluate the work of the participants.
Once again will be 16 contestants who will try to achieve the maximum award, and one of them will be named as the best designer of the new season
, an award that includes a prize of 250 thousand dollars, fifty thousand dollars to invest in a study and an article in the magazine
The new season of Project Runway premieres on 29th of April, at 22:10 by the channel Lifetime