Between taking calls from magazine editors who wanted to attend tapings, to hearing construction workers yell their names, the hosts share the moment they knew they had a hit television show.
Michael Kors said, "I ran into Rashida Jones and she said 'I love Project Runway,' I said 'thank you.' She said, 'my mom loves the show and my sister loves it,' and I said 'great.' Then she said, 'My dad likes the show' and I was like, 'Quincy Jones watches Project Runway.'"
Harvey Weinstein's Involvement in Project Runway
The hosts of Project Runway share their take on executive producer Harvey Weinstein's fashion and involvement.
Nina Garcia recalled, "I think Harvey has had a real crash course on fashion, one time he told me, 'I thought making movies was difficult.' Well fashion is as difficult. It is like the whole cast personality, it is really a business that is intricate and that has a lot of moving parts."
Host and mentor Tim Gunn shares how his office doubled as Heidi Klum's dressing room in the early stages of the show.
"They were going to outfit a loft space but said, 'we don't have the budget,'" Gunn said. "So I said, 'we're taping in August and Parsons is empty.' It was organic."
Success of Past 'Project Runway' Winners
The hosts evaluate what it takes for past winners to maintain a successful career.
Tim Gunn noted: "The designers who win the season are any of the finalists, any of the last half of the designers who are left on the show. They achieve as much as their ambitions and resources allow them to."
"Fashion is not for sissies," said Michael Kors.
The Full Uncensored Project Runway Discussion
The full uncensored Project Runway discussion with Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Tim Gunn and Michael Kors.
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