This February, PROJECT ACCESSORY, a spin-off from PROJECT RUNWAY, sees 12 designers showcasing their unique visions as they create amazing accessories and demonstrate how the right “accents” can transform any outfit.
12 designers arrive in New York to compete in the first season of PROJECT ACCESSORY but when they are taken to an industrial building with storage units, they are left scratching their heads wondering who the host of the show is and what challenge lies in front of them. Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing makes an appearance as the guest judge.
The designers get a lesson in bling when they visit The Swarovski Store where glamorous crystals reign supreme. But when they get news on what their challenge is, some designers are left feeling walked all over! Nadja Swarovski is the guest judge.
BLING IT ON
When designers are tasked to makeover the look of a “bodysuit,” very little is left to the imagination. The designers are left hopping on pins and needles to find out who makes the cut to continue onPROJECT ACCESSORY. Fashion critic and television personality Kelly Osbourne serves as the guest judge.
IT’S IN THE BAG
The designers are matched with e-Bay customers who have been featured on the site’s e-Bay Style Stories for their unique fashion sense. But when they discover these women are their muses for their next challenge, some are left uninspired. Designers Kara Ross and Rebecca Minkoff are the guest judges.
BEACH BLANKET BLINGO
When the designers are sent to the beach for their next challenge, some are left feeling the burn! Designers Rachael Roy and Jenna Lyons are the guest judges.
FALL FROM KENNETH
The designers are sent on a special field trip to a fashion magnet’s headquarters and discover a coveted prize most could only dream about. Style icon Alexa Chung is the guest judge.
The designers must find inspiration from a curiosity shop to come up with a signature accessory worthy of creating a buzz on the red carpet. And to impress esteemed shoe designer Brian Atwood, the guest judge in this episode.
The remaining designers are in for the biggest challenge yet when they must showcase their designs in front of New York’s fashion elite. Which of the final three will be crowned the first-ever winner of PROJECT ACCESSORY? A-List jeweller Lorraine Schwartz is the guest judge.