Michelle Obama To Grace ‘Project Runway Junior’ As A Guest Judge
Lifetime’s hit fashion-based competition show, Project Runway, has gotten a millennial face lift by adding “Junior” to its title.
Coming to television screens this fall, Project Runway Junior will showcase the talent and creativity of the next generation. Designers from the ages of 14 to 17 will compete for a full scholarship to California’s Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing, $25,000 to help launch their line, and other prizes, Variety reports.
And none other than the always fabulous First Lady Michelle Obama will be making an appearance on the show as a guest judge. She will judge the one episode alongside mentor and co-host Tim Gunn, supermodel Hannah Davis, Kelly Osbourne, designer Christian Siriano and magazine editor Aya Kanai. During her visit, Obama will challenge hopefuls to create a design that will used and sold on LandsEnd.com. In conjunction, the chosen design will support of her Let Girls Learn initiative that aids 62 million girls worldwide who are not in school.
Project Runway Junior premieres on Nov. 12 at 9 p.m. Be sure to tune in on Dec. 10 to catch Michelle Obama.