Project Runway (season 13)

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Project Runway (season 13)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 14
Broadcast
Original channel Lifetime
Original run July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24) – October 23, 2014 (2014-10-23)
Additional information
No. of tasks 14
No. of designers 19
Season chronology
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Season 12
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Season 14

Project Runway Season 13 is the thirteenth season of the television show Project Runway, appearing on Lifetime. The season began airing on July 24, 2014, with 18 designers competing to become "the next great American designer." Amanda Valentine, a designer from Season 11 returned to compete once again for the grand prize.

Supermodel Heidi Klum, Marie Claire creative director Nina Garcia, and fashion designer Zac Posen all returned as judges this season. Tim Gunn maintained his role as the workroom mentor.

Aldo was the exclusive retail sponsor for Project Runway's 13th season and has merchandised the accessory wall with an assortment of products.

Designers[edit]

Sources:[1][2]

Designer Age Hometown Place of Residence Place Finished
Jefferson Musanda 25 Lynn, MA Brooklyn, NY 16th
Carrie Sleutskaya 24 Moscow, Russia Los Angeles, CA 15th
Angela Sum 32 Toronto, Canada Los Angeles, CA 14th
Hernan Lander 33 San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic New York, NY 13th
Mitchell Perry 25 Jacksonville, FL Ft. Lauderdale, FL 12th
Kristine Guico 26 Naperville, IL Brooklyn, NY 11th
Samantha Plasencia 27 San Antonio, TX San Antonio, TX 10th
Fäde Zu Grau 45 Altdöbern, East Germany[3] Coral Gables, FL 9th
Sandhya Garg 28 Delhi, India Birmingham, AL 8th
Alexander Knox 22 Kankakee, IL Chicago, IL 7th
Amanda Valentine* 32 Lincoln, NE Nashville, TN
Charketa "Char" Glover 37 Detroit, MI Detroit, MI
Emily Payne 40 Temple, TX San Francisco, CA
Kiniokahokula "Kini" Zamora 30 Kapolei, HI Honolulu, HI
Korina Emmerich 28 Eugene, OR Brooklyn, NY
Sean Kelly 25 Wellington, New Zealand Brooklyn, NY

*Amanda Valentine, designer in Project Runway (season 11), was voted back by fans to this season.

Designer Progress[edit]

Designer Elimination Table
Designers 11 22 33 4 5 64 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Eliminated Episode
Amanda HIGH WIN IN WIN HIGH IN HIGH IN IN LOW
Char HIGH IN IN IN IN OUT IN IN HIGH LOW
Emily IN IN HIGH IN IN LOW IN LOW LOW HIGH
Kini IN IN IN HIGH HIGH HIGH LOW WIN WIN HIGH
Korina IN HIGH IN IN LOW IN WIN LOW HIGH WIN
Sean IN IN LOW LOW WIN WIN HIGH WIN LOW IN
Alexander IN IN LOW HIGH IN LOW LOW IN IN OUT 10 - Find Your Muse
Sandhya WIN LOW WIN IN IN LOW IN HIGH OUT 9 - The History of the American Girl
Fäde IN IN IN IN IN LOW IN OUT 8 - The Rainway
Samantha IN IN IN IN IN LOW OUT 7 - Priceless Runway
Kristine IN HIGH HIGH LOW OUT 5 - The Klum of Doom
Mitchell LOW IN IN IN OUT
Hernan IN LOW IN OUT 4 - A Suitable Twist
Angela LOW IN OUT 3 - Past, Present and Future
Carrie IN OUT 2 - Unconventional Movie Nite
Jefferson OUT 1 - The Judges Decide
^1 : In episode 1, Tim Navarro, Nzinga Knight, and Emmanuel Tobias were the 3 designers who were eliminated before the final 16 were officially participants of the show.
^2 : In episode 2, the judges thought Sandhya had the weakest look in the team and she could have gone home if she didn't have immunity.
^3 : In episode 3, Heidi stated that Amanda was lucky to have immunity because none of the judges liked her look.
^4 : In episode 7, Tim Gunn decided to retroactively use his Tim Gunn Save on Char, canceling out her elimination in episode 6.
     The designer won Project Runway Season 13.
     The designer was advanced to Fashion Week.
     The designer won the challenge.
     The designer came in second but did not win the challenge.
     The designer had one of the highest scores for that challenge, but did not win.
     The designer had one of the lowest scores for that challenge, but was not eliminated.
     The designer was in the bottom two, but was not eliminated.
     The designer lost and was eliminated from the competition.
     The designer withdrew from the competition.
     The designer lost, but was brought back to the competition by Tim Gunn.
Model Elimination Table
Model 1 2 3 4 5 6 71 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Alexandria KE KE KE KE KE KE KE KE - -
Alisar SG SG SG SG SG SG SG SG - -
Angelica CG CG CG CG SK SK SK SK - -
Bella MP MP MP MP MP OUT CG CG - -
Jasmine R. EP EP EP EP EP EP EP EP - -
Jasmine A. FG FG FG FG FG FG FG FG - -
Lea SK SK SK SK KZ KZ KZ KZ - -
Nea AK AK AK AK AK AK AK AK - -
Nikola JM AV AV AV AV AV AV AV - -
Brianna HL HL HL HL SP SP SP OUT
Christabel KZ KZ KZ KZ CG CG OUT
DJ KG KG KG KG KG OUT
Ashley SP SP SP SP OUT
Rachel AS AS AS OUT
Ploy CS CS OUT
Camille AV OUT
^1 : In episode 7, Bella replaces Christabel. Previews[4] show Bella continuing.
  • In episode 9 & 10, the models were not needed in the challenge.
     The model won Project Runway Season 13.
     The model wore the winning design that challenge.
     The model wore the losing design that challenge.
     The model was eliminated.
     The model was eliminated, but was brought back.

Models

  • Alexandria Serafini
  • Alisar Ailabouni
  • Angelica Guillen-Jimenez
  • Brianna Mellon
  • Christabel Campbell
  • Jasmine Rivers
  • Jasmine Agnew
  • Lea Mihevc
  • Nea McLin
  • Nikola Anderson
  • Bella Davis
  • DJ Smith
  • Ashley Rossi
  • Rachel McCray
  • Ploy Supawetvehon
  • Camille Annise-Lewis

Designer Legend

  • Alexander Knox: AK
  • Amanda Valentine: AV
  • Angela Sum: AS
  • Carrie Sleutskaya: CS
  • Charketa Glover: CG
  • Emily Payne: EP
  • Fäde Zu Grau: FG
  • Hernan Lander: HL
  • Jefferson Musanda: JM
  • Kini Zamora: KZ
  • Korina Emmerich: KE
  • Kristine Guico: KG
  • Mitchell Perry: MP
  • Samantha Plasencia: SP
  • Sandhya Garg: SG
  • Sean Kelly: SK

Episodes[edit]

Episode 1: The Judges Decide[edit]

Original airdate: July 24, 2014

  • The designers face one final audition before landing a spot on the series in the Season 13 opener. 15 designers were chosen and 3 were eliminated. The designers who made the show had to create a look that would represent their spring collection if they made it to Fashion Week.
  • Guest Judge: Julie Bowen
  • WINNER: Sandhya
  • ELIMINATED: Tim, Nzinga, Emmanuel & Jefferson

Episode 2: Unconventional Movie Nite[edit]

Original airdate: July 31, 2014

  • The designers visit a local movie theater, then must produce a fashionable look from unconventional materials found in the theater and on a movie set. The designers worked in teams of 3 to create a cohesive mini-collection.
Team Name Team Members
Silver Kristine, Korina, Amanda
Blue Angela, Fade, Sean
Purple Mitchell, Char, Kini
Green Samantha, Emily, Alexander
Red Sandhya, Carrie, Hernan

Episode 3: Past, Present, and Future[edit]

Original airdate: August 7, 2014

  • The designers use their past memories to create a look for the future and can be photographed in Marie Claire Magazine in the next 20 years.
  • Guest Judge: Anne Fulenwider & Amanda de Cadenet
  • WINNER: Sandhya
  • ELIMINATED: Angela

Episode 4: A Suitable Twist[edit]

Original airdate: August 14, 2014

  • This was the Red Robin Challenge. The designers must revamp men's vintage suits to create looks for the modern woman. Since Sandhya won the last challenge, she got to choose her suit first. Then she got to chose every suit for every person. Many were happy and some were upset, especially Hernan and Mitchell.
  • Guest Judge: Bethany Mota
  • WINNER: Amanda
  • ELIMINATED: Hernan

Episode 5: The Klum of Doom[edit]

Original airdate: August 21, 2014

  • The designers fashion a look for host Heidi Klum to wear to the Emmys. When Heidi and Tim made the trips around the workroom, Heidi was not satisfied. Heidi then allowed the designers to go to Mood to buy more fabric to revamp or redo their garments.
  • Guest Judge: Lindsey Vonn
  • WINNER: Sean
  • ELIMINATED: Mitchell and Kristine

Episode 6: It's a Nice Day for a Rock Wedding[edit]

Original airdate: August 28, 2014

  • The designers working in pairs to create unconventional wedding dresses and reception looks.
  • Guest Judge: Dita Von Teese & Chiara Ferragni
  • WINNER: Sean
  • ELIMINATED: Char

Episode 7: Priceless Runway[edit]

Original airdate: September 4, 2014

  • Pieces of Chopard jewelry inspire looks. Also: The designers visit a museum exhibit featuring the work of designer Charles James. Tim uses his 'Tim Gunn Save' to bring back Char, after having not done so immediately following her elimination from the competition the previous week.
  • Guest Judge: Caroline Scheufele
  • SAVED: Char
  • WINNER: Korina
  • ELIMINATED: Samantha

Episode 8: The Rainway[edit]

Original airdate: September 11, 2014

  • The designers create avant-garde styles that must stand up to the elements, particularly rain.
  • Guest Judge: Caitlin Fitzgerald
  • WINNER: Sean & Kini
  • ELIMINATED: Fäde

Episode 9: The History of the American Girl[edit]

Original airdate: September 18, 2014

  • The designers try to deliver stylish, age-appropriate looks inspired by American Girl dolls.
  • Guest Judge: Elisabeth Moss & Heather Northrop
  • WINNER: Kini
  • ELIMINATED: Sandhya

Episode 10: Find Your Muse[edit]

Original airdate: September 25, 2014

  • The clothiers seek their muse in the form of a complete stranger found on the streets of New York City. Here, they must convince the muses to undergo makeovers while creating looks for them.
  • Guest Judge: Asha Leo & Michelle Monaghan
  • WINNER: Korina
  • ELIMINATED: Alexander

Episode 11: Lexus Lux[edit]

Original airdate: October 2, 2014

  • The designers drive Lexus vehicles in their quest to track down vintage and unique materials at flea markets, garage sales and storage facilities.
  • Guest Judge: Christian Siriano
  • WINNER:
  • ELIMINATED:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Project Runway Designers", Project Runway Official Site. Lifetime Television. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  2. ^ "Meet the Project Runway Season 12 Designers". TomAndLorenzo.com. July 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bio for Fäde Zu Grau". ProjectRunway.com. August 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Project Runway: Coming Up on Episode 8 of Project Runway Season 13", Project Runway Official Site. Lifetime Television. First look on rainway, viewed September 5, 2014.