Thirteen past designers will battle for a string of new prizes including an exclusive designer boutique in Neiman Marcus stores and a one-year assignment as guest editor of Marie Claire.
Marie Claire's editor Joanna Coles will take over Tim Gunn's traditional role as mentor, while model Angela Lindvall will host and designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman will judge.
The returning designers are:
Austin Scarlett, season one, fourth place
Kara Janx, season two, fourth place
Elisa Jimenez, season four, tenth place
Rami Kashou - season four, runner-up
Sweet P/Kathleen Vaughn - season four, fifth place
Jerell Scott - season five, fourth place
Kenley Collins - season five, second runner-up
Gordana Gehlhausen - season six, fourth place
Anthony Williams - season seven, fifth place
Mila Hermanovski - season seven, second runner-up
April Johnston - season eight, fifth place
Michael Costello - season eight, fourth place
Mondo Guerra - season eight, runner-up
Other prizes on Project Runway All-Stars include $100,000 from L'Oreal Paris, a $100,000 technology suite from HP and Intel, a feature spread in Marie Claire and a sewing and embroidery studio from Brother International.
Lifetime has ordered twelve 60-minute episodes.
The ninth season of the regular Project Runway, fronted by Heidi Klum and featuring Tim Gunn as mentor and Nina Garcia and Michael Kors as judges, currently airs Thursdays at 9/8c on Lifetime.
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