Local 'Project Runway' designers visit VFTB

February 18, 2010 4:26:10 PM PST
Meet two Bay Area designers currently competing on "Project Runway." Find out what it's really like in the workroom and on the runway.

Information about Project Runway:

Thursdays at 10 p.m. on Lifetime Television
For additional information, visit www.mylifetime.com

Host Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn, judges Michael Kors (leading designer) and Nina Garcia (fashion director for Marie Claire magazine) are joined by 16 new designers vying for a shot to make their way to Bryant Park and show their collection in front of top industry insiders during New York Fashion Week.

The Project Runway Season Seven designers are:

  • Amy Sarabi, 26
    Hometown: Plano, TX
    Resides in: Oakland, CA

  • Anna Lynett, 23
    Hometown: Whitefish Bay, WI
    Resides in: Los Angeles, CA

  • Anthony L. Williams, 28
    Hometown: Birmingham, AL
    Resides in: Atlanta, GA

  • Ben Chmura, 30
    Hometown: South Meriden, CT
    Resides in: Tampa, FL

  • Christiane King, 30
    Hometown: Abidjan, Cote d' Ivorie
    Resides in: Los Angeles, CA

  • Emilio Sosa, 43
    Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Resides in: New York, NY

  • Jay Nicolas Sario, 31
    Hometown: The Philippines
    Resides in: San Francisco, CA

  • Janeane Marie Ceccanti, 28
    Hometown: Willows, CA
    Resides in: Portland, OR

  • Jesse LeNoir, 25
    Hometown: Painesville, OH
    Resides in: Orlando, FL

  • Jesus Estrada, 21
    Hometown: Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
    Resides in: San Diego, CA

  • Jonathan Joseph Peters, 29
    Hometown: Woonsocket, RI
    Resides in: Providence, RI

  • Maya Luz, 22
    Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
    Resides in: New York, NY

  • Mila Hermanovski, 40
    Hometown: Dallas, TX
    Resides in: Los Angeles, CA

  • Pamela Ptak, 47
    Hometown: Pittsfield, MA
    Resides in: Riegelsville, PA

  • Ping Wu, 33
    Hometown: Chendu, Sichuan Province, China
    Resides in: Chicago, IL

  • SethAaron Henderson, 38
    Hometown: San Diego, CA
    Resides in: Vancouver, WA