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Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15

Project Runway Season 15 contestants

The latest installment of Project Runway presents viewers with sixteen new faces and four familiar ones. Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, and Zac Posen return as judges, while Tim Gunn reprises his role as mentor and critic.

This season’s winner will receive $100,000 to launch his or her career, as well as a year’s worth of products and a $25,000 cash prize from Sally Beauty Supply. In addition, Mary Kay will supply beauty products for the winner’s debut fashion show. The winner also will a receive a new Lexus IS sedan and a complete sewing and crafting studio from Brother Sewing and Embroidery. Finally, the winning designer and model will be featured in Marie Claire magazine. In typical Project Runway fashion, contestants potenitally have a lot to gain.

Season 15 promises to feature a star-studded group of celebrity guest judges–from The Vampire Diaries’ Nina Dobrev to Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Anne Fulenwider.

Project Runway
Season 15 premieres at 9 p.m. EDT on Thursday, September 15, 2016 on Lifetime.

Meet the designers:

Project Runway season 15 Alex Snyder

Alex Snyder
, 30, San Francisco, California

Project Runway season 15 Brik Allen

Brik Allen
, 26, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Project Runway 15 Cornelius Ortiz,

Cornelius Ortiz, 24, Boston, Massachusetts

Project Runway 15 Dexter Simmons

Dexter Simmons, 32,  Oakland, California

Project Runway 15 Erin Robertson

Erin Robertson, 26, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Project Runway 15 Ian Hargrove

Ian Hargrove, 30, Chicago, Illinois

Project Runway 15 Jenni Riccetti

Jenni Riccetti, 22, San Francisco, California

Project Runway 15 Kimber Richardson

Kimber Richardson, 42, New York, New York

Project Runway 15 Laurence Basse

Laurence Basse, 41, Los Angeles, California

Project Runway 15 Linda Marcus

Linda Marcus, 55, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Project Runway 15 Mah-Jing Wong

Mah-Jing Wong, 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Project Runway 15 Nathalia JMag

Nathalia JMag, 23, Framington, Massachusetts

Project Runway 15 Rik Villa

Rik Villa, 31, Los Angeles, California

Project Runway 15 Roberi Parra

Roberi Parra, 32, Miami, Florida

Project Runway 15 Sarah Donofrio

Sarah Donofrio, 34, Portland, Oregon

Project Runway 15 Tasha Henderson

Tasha Henderson, 33, Shreveport, Louisiana

What are you most excited for this on this season of Project Runway? Leave a comment below, and make sure to tune into Project Runway Season 15.



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  1. user-626014 | | #1

    After watching the first episode I think the judges are going to have to work for their money. these people are a step up. They all seem to know how to sew. This will be very interesting season.

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