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Project Runway Season 9

The Evolution of Anya: The Fashion Designer, the Mentor, the Winner

Danielle James | Posted 11.15.2014 | Style
Danielle James

Her presence is undeniable -- as all eyes turn to her in intrigue. Dressed in a zebra print jumpsuit (her own) and Gerard Yosca jewelry, a New York born and raised designer, the amalgamation of an island queen with a city chic cool style is here.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway Finale, "And Sew It Goes"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Well if you don't know by now who won Project Runway, you've clearly been under some motherfreakin' rock, so let's just get this out of the way right now and move on to snarkily discuss some of the best moments of (at last) the Finale Finale.

'Project Runway' Recap: And The Winner Is...

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Anya Ayoung-Chee, a novice seamstress and former Miss Universe contestant, has walked away with the sash and crown to win season 9 of Lifetime's "...

Kissing with Both Eyes Closed: Project Runway's Joshua McKinley

Phillip B. Crook | Posted 12.24.2011 | Gay Voices
Phillip B. Crook

In the days leading up to the Project Runway season finale, I chatted with designer Joshua McKinley about growing up as an athlete, his favorite pop divas, and why it's so hard to land a boyfriend in the city that never sleeps.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #13, "Final Four"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The episode where Tim visits the finalists at home is always one of my very favorites. I love seeing Tim traipsing around the Midwest or some other area where he looks completely out of place. I love it when he does things we never see him do ordinarily.

'Project Runway' Recap: Fashion Fake Out

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Tim Gunn puts on his best grey suit and ventures to far-away lands, like Queens, NY., to check in on the final four season nine contestants as the...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #12, "It's Almost Over But Not Quite"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.16.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Josh is still burned about losing last week since he's the only one on the show or Manhattan or the planet for that matter who needs or deserves an extra $20K (didn't you get the memo?).

Project Runway Recap: Season 9, Episode 12

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It’s sink or swim as the remaining five designers ferry off to New York City’s Governors Island in search of design inspiration and their last sho...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #11, "Quoth The Raven: Nevermore"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Heidi tells them for this week's challenge "we really want you to spread your wings." They march off to the workroom where they are greeted by Uncle Tim and Collier Strong and an assortment of exotic birds making bird noises on their perches.

Project Runway Recap: For The Birds

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The remaining six season nine contestants must spread their design wings and use exotic birds as their muses. Naturally, some feathers are ruffled. ...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #10, "Shake Your Booty"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Day 2. Tim comes in to spring a surprise on them; they will be required to create a second Seventies-inspired look with a budget of $50. "I guess it's not so little," says Anya, who created her first look with a budget of $11.50.

Project Runway Recap: That ‘70s Show

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Looking to a Studio 54 past most of them never consciously experienced; the designers must once again find their groove in the fashion era that was th...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #9, "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Tim tells them fashion and music are inextricably linked -- "Think about the Beatles! Or Lady Gaga!" -- and their friends at Garnier have partnered with Rolling Stone "to make rock and roll history" by presenting an unsigned band on the cover of the magazine.

‘Project Runway' Recap: Season 9, Episode 9

Stylelist/The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The designers must attempt team harmony once again in order to help some aspiring music stars rock fashion on the cover of Rolling Stone. And sew i...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #8, "Boob Tube"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As we join the Lucky Nine this week, we find Bryce stressing because he is the only one who hasn't won a challenge.

‘Project Runway' Recap: Season 9, Episode 8

Stylelist/The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It’s boys-night-in the Parsons’ workroom, but ultimately the designers will be judged on what a girl really wants—or doesn’t. And sew it g...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #7, "Prayer Circle"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

So this week, we find out that Joshua M. just can't play well with others, nohow noway. And we learn that Bert actually can, when push comes to shove.

‘Project Runway' Recap: Season 9, Episode 7

Stylelist/The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When group work gets ugly (again!) mentor Tim Gunn must take on the role of workroom televangelist to inspire design salvation. But can he make it wor...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #6, "Hungry Like the Wolf"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.04.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This week's challenge, informs La Klum cheerfully, has to do with going back to school to further their education.

‘Project Runway' Recap: Season 9, Episode 6

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The “Project Runway” designers go back-to-school as 11 tween and adolescent painters from the Harlem School of the Arts become their creative cons...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 5, "Off the Track"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.28.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This week's guest judge is model and designer Erin Wasson. La Klum herself is in New Balance along with a spangly black jumpsuit. And the show begins!

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 4, "All About Nina"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

2011-08-21-Screenshot20110821at3.08.48PM.jpg Heidi presents their next challenge by saying that they are designing for a very important client who knows a lot about fashion. Enter Nina Garcia.

'Project Runway' Fashion Recap: Season 9, Episode 4

The Huffington Post | Beth Cooney Fitzpatrick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It's all about Nina Garcia -- when the "Project Runway" judge and Marie Claire editor greets the season 9 contestants to reveal a show first...

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 3, "Go Big or Go Home"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.14.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

2011-08-14-Screenshot20110814at6.50.04PM.jpg This week's challenge is delivered to the group by Heidi on stilts. "For the next challenge we want you to think big," she smiles.

Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway, Episode 2 "My Pet Project"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

2011-08-08-Screenshot20110807at9.26.06PM.jpg Tim meets the gang outside Petland Discounts to advise them that this is the Unconventional Challenge: they are to design a garment using items purchased in the store.