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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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Kentaro Kameyama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Kentaro Kameyama

Winner: Season 16 (2017)
Model: Sanita Anderson

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Erin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Erin Robertson

Winner: Season 15 (2016) 
Model: Sherica Maynard

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

Winner: Season 4 (2007)
Model: Lisa Nargi

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

Winner: Season 13 (2014)
Model: Alisar Ailabouni

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

Winner: Season 7 (2010)
Model: Kristina Sajko          

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

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

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Ashley Nell Tipton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Ashley Nell Tipton

Winner: Season 14 (2015)
Model: Margie Ashcroft

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Dmitry Sholokhov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Dmitry Sholokhov

Winner: Season 10 (2011)
Model: Katt Vogel

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Michelle Lesniak Franklin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Michelle Lesniak Franklin

Winner: Season 11 (2013)
Model: Lisa Jackson

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

Winner: Season 12 (2013)
Model: Rayuana Aleyce
 

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

Winner: Season 3 (2006)
Model: Marilinda Rivera

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

Winner: Season 1 (2004)
Model: Julia Beynon

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Irina Shabayeva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Irina Shabayeva

Winner: Season 6 (2009)
Model: Kalyn Hemphill         

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

Winner: Season 5 (2008)
Model: Tia Shipman        

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Anya Ayoung-Chee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Project Runway Winners, Ranked
Anya Ayoung-Chee

Winner: Season 9 (2011)
Model: Sveta Glebova          

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

Winner: Season 8 (2010)
Model: Millana Snow