The Best 'Project Runway' Winners, Ranked By Fans

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Vote up the most talented 'Project Runway' winners.

The most successful Project Runway winners impressed both judges and fashion aficionados viewing from home with their unique styles and skills. These contenders began as aspiring designers, and ended up at New York Fashion Week, vying for the top spot on the show. While all the past victors certainly had their strong points, who are the best Project Runway winners?

Project Runway contestants come from a diverse range of backgrounds and always bring something unique to the table. Season 16 winner Kentaro Kameyama made headlines for being the first Japanese winner of the show. Ashley Nell Tipton used a plus-sized model, Margie Ashcroft, to break barriers in terms of body type in the fashion world. These and other popular contenders made use of at times unconventional materials to create some memorable designs that secured their victory. 

Check out all of the champions on this list of Project Runway winners below, and then vote up your favorites! 

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  • Winner: Season 4 (2007)
    Model: Lisa Nargi

  • Winner: Season 10 (2011)
    Model: Katt Vogel

  • Dom Streater

    Dom Streater

    Winner: Season 12 (2013)
    Model: Rayuana Aleyce


            Jhoan 'Sebastian' Grey

    Jhoan 'Sebastian' Grey

    Winner: Season 17 (2019)
    Model: Aviana

  • Winner: Season 7 (2010)
    Model: Kristina Sajko          

  • Kentaro Kameyama

    Kentaro Kameyama

    Winner: Season 16 (2017)
    Model: Sanita Anderson

  • Sean Kelly

    Sean Kelly

    Winner: Season 13 (2014)
    Model: Alisar Ailabouni

  • Winner: Season 2 (2005),
    Model: Grace Kelsey

  • Winner: Season 5 (2008)
    Model: Tia Shipman        

  • Winner: Season 18 (2020)
    Model: Thijin Bol

  • Winner: Season 11 (2013)
    Model: Lisa Jackson

  • Winner: Season 6 (2009)
    Model: Kalyn Hemphill         

  • Winner: Season 1 (2004)
    Model: Julia Beynon

  • Erin Robertson

    Erin Robertson

    Winner: Season 15 (2016) 
    Model: Sherica Maynard

  • Winner: Season 9 (2011)
    Model: Sveta Glebova          

  • Winner: Season 3 (2006)
    Model: Marilinda Rivera

  • Ashley Nell Tipton

    Ashley Nell Tipton

    Winner: Season 14 (2015)
    Model: Margie Ashcroft

  • Winner: Season 8 (2010)
    Model: Millana Snow