Bravo TV is preparing to return its Emmy-nominated reality competition "Project Runway" to the air, it was reported Monday.

The season opener has been set for Dec. 7, pitting 16 aspiring designers against each other with the grand prize being their own clothing line.

Model Heidi Klum will return as host and judge, along with designer Michael Kors and Elle magazine Fashion Director Nina Garcia, reported.

The winner gets $100,000 in seed money to help launch the clothing line, a spread in Elle magazine, a new car and a design mentorship at Banana Republic.