Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

This is exciting: at the Project Runway Season 8 premiere at the Empire Hotel, we didn't just get Heidi and the new batch of aspiring couturiers, but also contestants from seasons past! And Betsey Johnson!

Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Model Damaris Lewis has a lot going on: luckily she's one of the five people in the world who can pull that off.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Logan Neitzel channels a Medieval hermit. Kind of.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Althea Harper obviously enjoys wearing this in front of the judges in a situation where they can't mock or taunt it. It must be killing her.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Valerie Mayen seems to have run out of budget for lining.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Ivy Higa looks overwhelmed. Possibly by all the exposed undies.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Carol Hannah Whitfield evokes a tequila sunrise.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Ping Wu, unusually subdued.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Designer Jonathan Joseph Peters: diamonds on the soles of his shoes. Or at least silver paint.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

Coco Rocha dons what looks like racing stripes.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

No one - but no one - out-flamboyants Betsey Johnson.


Designers Make It Work At Project Runway Premiere.

We'd like to auf Heidi Klum, but she's kinda rocking this.

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