On Project Runway Season 17 Episode 1 – “First Impressions”, sixteen designers arrive in New York; the designers showcase their best looks and meet their mentor, Christian Siriano; the designers must create a look inspired by some of the biggest names in fashion, but with a twist. You can watch the full episode below.
About the show:
The look and feel stays the same as 16 new designers from the United States and around the world compete for the coveted title. The designers get to work with an all new runway and in a workroom furnished with sewing and embroidery machines, a new glam room for the models. The designers partake in challenges such as flash sales, fast fashion, Instagram, a special Elton John-inspired challenge, and so many more.
The designers gain unparalleled and valuable experience as they are guided by judges and special guests. Karlie Kloss hosts, while “Project Runway” champion and celebrated CFDA fashion designer Christina Siriano acts as a mentor and Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell and Elaine Welteroth judge the contestants. The designers get the chance to showcase their collections during an exclusive runway show for influencers and industry insiders, giving themselves the chance to win the largest cash prize the show has ever seen.