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The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked 

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Updated May 30, 2019 3.6k votes 642 voters 6.6k views 17 items

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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? Help decide below! 

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. This list of Project Runway winners contains all the winning contestants on the show, so vote up the best designers below!

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Christian Siriano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
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Dmitry Sholokhov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 10 (2011)
Model: Katt Vogel

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Dom Streater is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Dom Streater

Winner: Season 12 (2013)
Model: Rayuana Aleyce
 

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Kentaro Kameyama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Kentaro Kameyama

Winner: Season 16 (2017)
Model: Sanita Anderson

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Seth Aaron Henderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 7 (2010)
Model: Kristina Sajko          

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Sean Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Sean Kelly

Winner: Season 13 (2014)
Model: Alisar Ailabouni

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Jhoan 'Sebastian' Grey ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Jhoan 'Sebastian' Grey

Winner: Season 17 (2019)
Model: Aviana

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Michelle Lesniak Frankli... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 11 (2013)
Model: Lisa Jackson

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Irina Shabayeva is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 6 (2009)
Model: Kalyn Hemphill         

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Leanne Marshall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 5 (2008)
Model: Tia Shipman        

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Chloe Dao is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

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

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Erin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Erin Robertson

Winner: Season 15 (2016) 
Model: Sherica Maynard

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Anya Ayoung-Chee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 9 (2011)
Model: Sveta Glebova          

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Jay McCarroll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 1 (2004)
Model: Julia Beynon

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Ashley Nell Tipton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Ashley Nell Tipton

Winner: Season 14 (2015)
Model: Margie Ashcroft

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Jeffrey Sebelia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
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Gretchen Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 8 (2010)
Model: Millana Snow          

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