Project Runway All Stars 2

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Project Runway: All Stars (Season 2) is a spin-off series based on Project Runway. It features 13 designers from seasons 1-9 of the original series with a new host (Carolyn Murphy). The judges, Georgina Chapman and Isaac Mizrahi as well as mentor, Joanna Coles, have been confirmed to return. The season premieres on Lifetime on October 25, 2012.

Confirmed celebrity guest judges include Katie Holmes, Kylie Minogue, Stacy Keibler, Liv Tyler, and Gretchen Mol as well as renowned fashion designers Diane von Furstenberg, Jason Wu, Margherita Missoni, Charlotte Ronson, Rafe Totengco, and Elie Tahari, in addition to fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson. Cameo appearances will include Karl Lagerfeld and the House of Valentino.

The winner of this season will be given the privilege of designing a custom-branded capsule collection for Nine West, receive $150,000 in cash, a sewing and embroidery studio provided by Brother Sewing and Embroidery, an all-expenses paid trip around the world to attend fashion weeks in famous cities such as Paris, Milan, London, and Tokyo, courtesy of Laura Mercier, a technology suite provided by HP and Intel, a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine, and a position with the publication of the aforementioned magazine as Contributing Editor for one year.


American model and actress Carolyn Murphy serves as the host as well as a judge. Designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman also judge the returning designers. Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles will mentor the veteran designers.


Designer Age Place of Residence Original Season Original Rank Place Finished
Peach Carr Lake Forest, IL Season 8 11th 13th
Wendy Pepper Middleburg, VA Season 1 3rd 12th
Stephen "Suede" Baum Barryville, NY Season 5 5th 11th
Andrae Gonzalo New York, NY Season 2 6th 10th
Kayne Gillaspie Nashville, TN Season 3 5th 9th
Althea Harper New Haven, CT Season 6 Runner-up 8th
Carlos Casanova New York, NY Season 8 10th 7th
Laura Kathleen Planck St. Louis, MO Season 9 5th 6th
Ivy Higa New York, NY Season 8 8th 5th
Joshua McKinley New York, NY Season 9 Runner-up 4th
Uli Herzner Miami, FL Season 3 Runner-up Runner-up
Emilio Sosa New York, NY Season 7 Runner-up Runner-up
Anthony Ryan Auld Baton Rouge, LA Season 9 7th Winner

Designer Progress

Designer Elimination Table
Designers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Eliminated Episode
Joshua IN IN IN LOW IN IN LOW LOW LOW WIN OUT 11- Couture de France
Ivy HIGH HIGH HIGH IN IN LOW LOW LOW OUT 9 - There's No Business Like Sew Business
Laura Kathleen IN IN LOW HIGH LOWWIN HIGH OUT 8 - Flapper Fashion Face-Off
Casanova HIGH HIGH IN IN LOW IN OUT 7 - An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas
Althea IN IN IN LOW IN OUT 6 - Green Dress for the Red Carpet
Kayne IN LOW LOW IN OUT 5 - You've Got Male
Andrae LOW LOW IN OUT 4 - Made in the USA Today
Suede LOW IN OUT 3 - Up Your Aerosol
Wendy IN OUT 2 - Put On Your Dancing Shoes
Peach OUT 1 - Redemption on the Runway
{{colorbox}} The designer won Project Runway All Stars Season 2.
{{colorbox}} The designer won the challenge.
{{colorbox}} The designer came in second but did not win the challenge.
{{colorbox}} The designer had one of the highest scores for the challenge but did not win.
{{colorbox}} The designer had one of the lowest scores for the challenge but was not eliminated.
{{colorbox}} The designer was in the bottom two but was not eliminated.
{{colorbox}} The designer lost the challenge and was eliminated from the competition.


Episode 1: Redemption on the Runway

Original Airdate: October 25, 2012

The designers are split into two teams, and are tasked with creating collections inspired by a word selected from a board; one team chooses "Confident" as their inspiration, while the other team chooses "Bold." Team "Confident" wins the challenge, which means the the loser will be from Team "Bold." Laura Kathleen, a member of Team "Bold", is told that she had the strongest design on the losing team, and had Team "Bold" beaten Team "Confident" she would have been the winner of the challenge.

Attitude Team Members (in the order of being chosen)
Confident Kayne, Uli, Casanova, Ivy, Althea, Anthony Ryan, Wendy
Bold Joshua, Peach, Laura, Emilio, Andrae, Suede
WINNER: Anthony Ryan

Episode 2: Put On Your Dancing Shoes

Original Airdate: November 1, 2012

The designers arrive at the Nine West showroom in Manhattan, where they each are given the opportunity to select a shoe from the upcoming collection to serve as their aesthetic starting point for the challenge, which is revealed to be creating a glamorous look for a night out on the town, inspired by the concept of "Disco".

  • Guest Judge: Rafe Totengco

Episode 3: Up Your Aerosol

Original Airdate: November 8, 2012

The designers are challenged to create "wearable art" using graffiti art as an inspiration. They are given a chance to create their own print with crate of spray paint, and 7 yards of a choice of cotton or chiffon fabric.

  • Guest Judges: Jeffrey Costello & Robert Tagliapietra
WINNER: Emilio

Episode 4: Made in the USA Today

Original Airdate: November 15, 2012

With the first ever interactive challenge, the designers are instructed to choose a picture submitted via Twitter by a Project Runway fan as inspiration for a dress. Many viewers came from all different places of the world. The winning designer & look would be featured in an editorial issue of USA Today.

  • Guest Judges: Tavi Gevinson & Charlotte Ronson
WINNER: Anthony Ryan

Episode 5: You've Got Male

Original Airdate: November 29, 2012

The designers are instructed to create an avant-garde androgynous look for their models. The day after, they are surprised with male models and are given an extra day to create a second look for the male model. The judges compare the looks side by side as they walk down the Runway together.

  • Guest Judges: Jason Wu & Robert Rodriguez
WINNER: Emilio

Episode 6: Green Dress for the Red Carpet

Original Airdate: December 6, 2012

The designers are brought to "The High Line" and are given the task to create an evening gown using Green Fabrics with prints or solid colors that were given to them. After selecting their fabrics, the designers are then allowed to use extra accessories or trimmings that were used by the designers in past challenges. The winning design is to be worn by Carolyn Murphy at a Red Carpet event.

WINNER: Laura Kathleen

Episode 7: An Unconventional Nightmare before Christmas

Original Airdate: December 13, 2012

The seven still-standing designers take on an unconventional challenge of creating a look from items found in a Christmas novelty store, with the added twist that the dress cannot look like something inspired by or relating to Christmas.


Episode 8: Flapper Fashion Face-Off

Original Airdate: December 20, 2012

The six remaining designers are challenged in a "Fashion Face Off" to design an outfit modernizing the Roaring 20's. The designers go head to head against each other in teams of two.

Anthony Ryan vs. Ivy Laura Kathleen vs. Uli Emilio vs. Joshua
Winning Designers in bold.

Note: Although Emilio's design was named the winning design of his and Joshua's challenge, the judges also considered Joshua's work very good, and therefore didn't consider him for elimination.

WINNER: Anthony Ryan
ELIMINATED: Laura Kathleen

Episode 9: There's No Business Like Sew Business

Original Airdate: December 27, 2012

The five remaining All Stars must create a ready to wear look while also meeting a retail budget of $500-$700. The winning design would be displayed in the store windows of Elie Tahari & manufactured and sold, with profits going to Save the Garment Center.

WINNER: Anthony Ryan

Episode 10: All Stars and Stripes

Original Airdate: January 3, 2013

The Project Runway designers pay their tribute to the armed forces! The four remaining designers are paired with four female veterans from an array of different military branches. The designers will have to battle it out to see who can create a design that best suits each veteran for each of the special events they are attending.

WINNER: Joshua

Episode 11: Couture de France

Original Airdate: January 10, 2013

The designers go international! For the first time ever in Project Runway history, the designers retire sketching at 1407 for a day of sketching in Paris at the Eiffel tower! The designers also get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour the Valentino atelier and showrooms, and are also invited to a private preview of Valentino's Couture show by creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli. With all of their newly acquired Parisian knowledge, the designers return to NYC to design a couture gown of their own that will hopefully secure their spot in the finale!

WINNER: Anthony Ryan

Episode 12: Finale: Go Big Or Go Home

Original Airdate: January 17, 2013

The three remaining designers compete in the final for a chance to win a life-altering grand prize! However, because this is All Stars, the final three designers only get four days and an hour and a half at Mood, to complete a full mini collection. With the help of previously eliminated designers, the final three duke it out and give it all they've got to prove who Project Runway's true All Star is.

  • Guest Judges: Liv Tyler & Margherita Missoni
WINNER: Anthony Ryan
ELIMINATED: Uli and Emilio

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