Project Runway Season 10 Episode 1 (01/05/12)
-The Project Runway All Stars are chosen and the 13 returning contestants are as follows: Monda Guerra, Michael Costello, Mila Hermanovski, Anthony Williams, Jerell Scott, Elisa Jiminez. Austin Scarlett, Kenley Collins, Rami Kashou, Gordana Gehlhausen, Sweet P, April Johnston, and Kara Janx.
-Our regular Project Runway host and judges are replaced by Angela Lindvall (model), Georgina Chapman (co-founder of Marchesa), and Issac Mizrahi (Fashion Designer). This week's guest judge is Ken Downing, Sr. VP and Fashion Director at Neiman Marcus. Joanna Coles (editor and chief of Marie Claire magazine) is the new mentor to this group of designers.
-The final winner will receive the biggest prize in runway history.Their own exclusive boutique in select Neiman Marcus stores and online. A fashion spread in Marie Claire and a job as guest editor for one year. A slew of industrial sewing equipment from Brother and tech and office space from HP and intel plus $100,000 cash.
-Each designer must show a recent creation that represents who they are as a designer, then they must create a new outfit inspired by that design. The twist? They must do it with items purchased from a 99 cent store.
-At the top: Rami Jerrel, and Mondo. On the bottom: Sweet P, Elise, and Gordana.
-Rami wins with his cocktail dress made of laundry bags. Elise is sent home for her hand written cape and short set.