Meet the Project Runway Designers

Get to know the Season 8 contestants, and predict who you think will win it all.

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Season 8 Contestants

Let the fashion fun begin! More designers than ever in Project Runway history are competing in this season's expanded 90-minute competition. Alongside host Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn, and judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia (Marie Claire's fashion director), click through and predict who will be in...and who will be saying "Auf Wiedersehen" each week!
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April Johnston

Age: 21
Hometown: Mooresville, North Carolina
Current city: Savannah, Georgia
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A.J. Thouvenot

Age: 26
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Current city: St. Charles, Missouri
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Kristin Haskins-Simms

Age: 38
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Current city: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Casanova

Age: 33
Hometown: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Current city: Astoria, New York
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Gretchen Jones

Age: 28
Hometown: Fairplay, Colorado
Current city: Portland, Oregon
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Christopher Collins

Age: 30
Hometown: Encinitas, California
Current city: San Francisco, California
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Andy South

Age: 23
Hometown: Waianae, Hawaii
Current city: Honolulu, Hawaii
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Peach Carr

Age: 50
Hometown: Winfield, Illinois
Current city: Lake Forest, Illinois
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Michael Drummond

Age: 31
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Current city: St. Louis, Missouri
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Ivy Higa

Age: 30
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea, and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Current city: New York City
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Mondo Guerra

Age: 32
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Current city: Denver, Colorado
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Jason Troisi

Age: 33
Hometown: Greenwich, Connecticut
Current city: Greenwich, Connecticut
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Valerie Mayen

Age: 28
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
Current city: Cleveland, Ohio
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McKell Maddox

Age: 29
Hometown: Brigham City, Utah
Current city: Layton, Utah
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Nicholas D'Aurizio

Age: 31
Hometown: Hackensack, New Jersey
Current city: New York City
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Sarah Trost

Age: 27
Hometown: Frazier Park, California
Current city: Toluca Lake, California
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Michael Costello

Age: 27
Hometown: Los Angeles
Current city: Palm Desert, California
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