BRAVO'S "PROJECT RUNWAY" CROWNS
SEBASTIAN GREY AS THIS SEASON'S WINNER
Network to Begin Production This Summer on Next Season
NEW YORK - June 14, 2019 - Bravo's "Project Runway" announces Sebastian Grey the winner after an inspiring fashion showdown in last night's season finale. In addition to winning the title of top designer, Sebastian won the largest cash prize in the show's history, $250,000 furnished by Pilot's FriXion Erasable Gel Ink Pen, a feature in ELLE, his own featured role in a Bluprint digital series, and $50,000 to put toward his own design studio, also courtesy of Bluprint. Sebastian is also the first-ever recipient of the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) one-on-one mentorship, which will help give him all the tools and connections to create, grow, and sustain a business in fashion. Additionally, production for the next season of Bravo's "Project Runway" will commence this summer in New York City.
The high-stakes season concluded with an exclusive runway show for industry insiders and influencers. The final three designers, Hester Sunshine, Garo Sparo, and Sebastian Grey, presented full runway shows of ten looks each in hopes of wowing their mentor, Christian Siriano, along with the judging panel: Karlie Kloss, Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, Elaine Welteroth, and guest judge Diane Von Furstenberg. With a collection titled "Reminiscence" inspired by his life in Colombia, Sebastian dazzled the audience with his precision and creativity and was crowned winner.
"Project Runway" is produced by Magical Elves, Spyglass Media Group and Alfred Street Industries. Gaylen Gawlowski, Casey Kriley and Nan Straitserve as executive producers for Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serve as executive producers for Alfred Street Industries. Karlie Kloss, Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic also serve as executive producers. "Project Runway" is internationally distributed by Fremantle.
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