How Christian Siriano Went From Project Runway’s Contestant to Host


Christian Siriano is undoubtedly the most successful contestant that ever competed on Project Runway. In fact, he has come such a long way that now he and model pal Karlie Kloss are the new hosts of the popular television show. Take a look at the designer’s evolution to see how he went from Project Runway’s contestant and winner to its host.


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It all started 10 years ago when Siriano auditioned for Project Runway. During the show, he won three challenges, the most of any contestant in season four. He impressed many influential people with his talent, among which was his mentor Tim Gunn.

“I really believe he is his generation’s Marc Jacobs. I really do. We have found America’s next great fashion designer,” Gunn stated at the 2008 GLAAD Awards.

It was clear that a fashion star was born.

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Written by Ivana Steriova
Ivana Shteriova Karaniku is the content manager and a contributor at She is a fashion and makeup obsessive with a huge passion for writing. Although she holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and auditing, her love for all things fashion and beauty won her heart. Now, she is a full-time freelancer.