Project Runway 9th Season Premieres July 28th

project-runway-klumIt’s hard to believe that Project Runway has been around for 9 seasons, but the reality show that helps promising designers make a name for themselves as they attempt to break into the industry started in 2004 and has managed to stick around.

Lifetime has begun their bevy of advertising for the new season, and included is the print ad of host Heidi Klum covering her naked body with her arms and hands with the words ‘Make It Work’ printed down her left arm.  “This is definitely sexier than past campaigns we’ve done,” Klum tells People. “I guess you could say ‘Hans and Franz’ are celebrating season 9.”

This season Klum, her co-judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia,  and mentor Tim Gunn are joined by celebrity judges  Kim Kardashian, Christina Ricci, Zoe Saldana and Malin Akerman.

For the premiere 20 hopeful designers must prove to the judges why they belong on the show as the field is whittled down to 16.

Project Runway season 9 begins on July 28th at 9pm on Lifetime.

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