Project Runway: Where Are They Now?

What's life like post-auf'ing? See how these designers are making their way in the real world.

October 21, 2010 12:00 PM
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Logan Neitzel, Season 6

"Dirty pretty" is how Neitzel describes his spring 2011 collection. It's a look similar to the designer himself. The heartthrob of season six still fights rumors of a romance with designer Carol Hannah Whitfield (the two share a studio in NYC). "It wasn't a negative," he says of the portrayal. But now it's his work that's wooing the ladies.

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Logan Neitzel, Season 6

A Neitzel look from Project Runway.
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Logan Neitzel, Season 6

Neitzel at a model fitting.
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Logan Neitzel, Season 6

Leather vest $795, cropped shrug $425, Logan Neitzel; loganneitzel.com.
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Logan Neitzel, Season 6

Leather vest $795, Logan Neitzel; loganneitzel.com.
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Carol Hannah Whitfield, Season 6

After the show finale, the Charleston, South Carolina, gal moved to NYC and set up shop with fellow PR designer Logan Neitzel (see above). "We're just friends," she insists.
Starting in December, her comfy draped jersey dresses will be sold exclusively at Bella Bridesmaids stores. Brides-to-be can pick up a Whitfield original at carol-hannah.com.
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Carol Hannah Whitfield, Season 6

A few of Whitfield's sketches.
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Carol Hannah Whitfield, Season 6

A look from Whitfield's PR finale collection.
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Mychael Knight, Season 3

He counts Michelle Williams and Jennifer Hudson among his fans and has his own unisex fragrance, MajK. But what Knight is most excited about is the Two2—a signature dress unveiled at New York Fashion Week in September. "It's for me what the wrap dress is for Diane von Furstenberg," he says. The best part: The versatile frock will cost less than $100.

Mychael Knight, Season 3

Michelle Williams in Mychael Knight.
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Mychael Knight, Season 3

A Mychael Knight design unveiled at New York Fashion Week in September.
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Mychael Knight, Season 3

Perfume $35, MajK; mychaelknight.com.
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Uli Herzner, Season 3

Last year she hosted her own Web series, It's Very Uli, on PlumTV. Now the German-born runner-up (to winner Jeffrey Sebelia) works as a freelance stylist while furthering her design portfolio to include jewelry, resortwear, and one-of-a-kind dresses sold at such high-end boutiques as Oxygen in Bal Harbour and Next in Palm Beach, as well as online at uliherzner.com.
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Uli Herzner, Season 3

Herzner on the All-Star Challenge.
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Uli Herzner, Season 3

A Herzner look from Project Runway: All-Star Challenge.
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Uli Herzner, Season 3

A look from Uli Herzner's spring 2011 collection.
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Jay Nicolas Sario, Season 7

After finishing fourth, Sario returned to his job as a visual merchandiser for the Gap. In between opening the company's 1969 boutiques across the nation, he works on his own eponymous label. His spring 2011 collection bowed last month at Portland Fashion Week alongside Sario's friend and season seven champ, Seth Aaron Henderson's.
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Jay Nicholas Sario, Season 7

Looks and sketches by Jay Nicolas Sario.
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Chris March, Season 4

March has parlayed his lovable personality and costume skills into the self-published book I Heart Chris March, a line of greeting cards, and a forthcoming TV show. But the PR alum and All-Star Challenge contestant isn't all outrageous. Meryl Streep personally requested that he design her dresses for both the 2010 Golden Globes and Academy Awards.
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Chris March, Season 4

A Chris March look from Project Runway: All-Star Challenge.
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Chris March, Season 4

I Heart Chris March, $45; chrismarchdesign.com.