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The Best Seasons of 'Project Runway' 

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Updated March 24, 2020 1.9k votes 570 voters 44.7k views 18 items

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This list of the best seasons of Project Runway is ranked from best to worst, with DVD cover images when available. Fans of Project Runway are very passionate about the series, so it's no surprise that arguments are often had over which is the best season of Project Runway. This list won't have a Project Runway spoiler, but it will give you information about Project Runway season 13 full episodes, as well as Project Runway season 13 cast, and Project Runway season 11 winner. All of the Lifetime Project Runway full episodes are included in the best seasons of Project Runway. No need to look to Wikipedia Project Runway for the answers to your questions - we have them right here. 

Project Runway is a high-stakes fashion design competition hosted by Heidi Klum and Project Runway winners have gone on to great success in the fashion world. Even though it's a reality TV show, it won the Peabody Award in 2007 for "engaging, informing, enlightening, and entertaining" its audience. On the show, contestants are asked to design the best articles of clothing in various challenges. Finalists get their collection debuted during New York Fashion Week, where a winner is chosen.  

Some of the greatest episodes of Project Runway come from different seasons, so determining what the best Project Runway season is can be challenging. If you're wondering, "What is the best season of Project Runway?" and "Which season of Project Runway is the best?" then this list will answer your questions. Vote up the best seasons of Project Runway below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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The fourth season of Project Runway premiered on November 14, 2007 and contains 14 episodes. This season featured 15 designers creating one-of-a-kind looks.

This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Trendsetter," "What a Girl Wants," and "Finale (Part 1 & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • Christian Siriano is named the winner.
  • Jack leaves for medical reasons.
  • Rami and Chris tie in a critical challenge.
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Project Runway - Season 10

The tenth season of Project Runway premiered on July 19, 2012 and contains 14 episodes. This season is the final season that featured Michael Kors as a judge.

This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Candy Couture," "It's All About Me," and "Finale, Part I & II."

Memorable moments from Season 10 include:

  • Dmitry Sholokhov is named the winner.
  • Andrea and Kooan quit the competition.
  • The designers create avant-garde looks.
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The first season of Project Runway premiered on December 1, 2004 and contains 11 episodes. This season received critical acclaim and garnered a huge fan base.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Collaboration," "Design For The Red Carpet," and "Finale."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Jay McCarroll becomes the first winner.
  • The designers create wedding dresses.
  • Austin fills in for Jay's model.
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The eighth season of Project Runway premiered on July 29, 2010 and contains 14 episodes. This season finds the series extending the running time of each episode to 90 minutes.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "And Sew It Begins," "There IS an 'I' in Team," and "Finale, Part 1 & 2."

Memorable moments from Season 8 include:

  • Gretchen Jones is named the winner.
  • Tim scolds a team of designers for being manipulated by a fellow contestant.
  • Mondo reveals that he is HIV positive.
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