Heidi Klum Wears Only Pink Tie to Promote Project Runway Season 9

Posted on June 23, 2011

Heidi Klum is wearing only a pink tie in a promotion for the ninth season of Project Runway. The slogan "Make it Work" is written on Heidi's arm. The new season will feature 20 new designers. It will debut Thursday, July 28, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime Television.

Heidi Klum returns as host and Tim Gunn returns as mentor. Judges include Michael Kors and Nina Garcia . Guest designers and judges will include Kim Kardashian, Christina Ricci, Zoe Saldana and Malin Akerman.

In a Project Runway first, during the premiere episode, 20 designers must go in front of Heidi, Michael, Nina and Tim to make a case why they deserve one of the 16 coveted spots this season. Once they are chosen, the 16 designers will be awoken at the crack of dawn for a tough challenge.

This season's winning designer will receive $100,000 from L'Oreal Paris to start his/her own line, a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine, a $50,000 technology suite by HP and Intel to create his/her own vision and run his/her business and the opportunity to design and sell an exclusive collection on Piperlime.com. The model paired with the winner of Project Runway will also appear in the designer's editorial feature in Marie Claire and receive $25,000 from L'Oreal Studio Secrets Professional.

Photo: Lifetime
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