Uli vs. Laura Kathleen, Anthony Ryan vs. Ivy, Emilio vs. Joshua face off in this challenge and will create a 1920's inspired dress for the modern woman.
In the unconventional materials challenge the designers have to create a dress from Christmas decorations.
Using environmentally friendly fabrics the designers have to create a red carpet look. They are allowed to use embellishments from previous challenges. Diane Von Fürstenberg is the guest judge.
The designers have to create an avant-garde, androgynous look for a male and female model.
Inspired from a photo sent by the readers of USA Today, the designers have to choose a headline, which explains their outfit.
Inspired by graffiti paint the designers have to create their own pattern on white fabric using spray paint. The designs should be wearable and displayed in an art gallery at the same time.moreless
Designers must create disco-wear for a glamorous night out inspired by Nine West's '70s Brights collection.
13 former designers return for a shot at the top spot. In the first challenge, the artists flaunt their fashion attitude.
Coming closer to the Finale the judges want the designers to create a mini collection. Zoe Saldana is a guest judge.
The six remaining designers will be judged head-to-head, if they are in the top group or in the bottom group. In the L'Oreal challenge exotic birds will serve as their inspiration.
The seven remaining designers have to create looks inspired by the fashion of the seventies.
For this challenge the designers will be working with male clientele and have to create looks for their wives or girl friends by taking directions from the men.
The top ten designers are divided into two teams and will search for inspiration in the city with HP Video Cameras. They will have to create their own fabrics and design a cohesive collection as a team.moreless
The designers are paired with students of Harlem School of the Arts. They have to create a piece of art, which also should inspire them for their next garment. Kenneth Cole is the guest judge.moreless
Twelve designers are divided into four teams of three. To determine the team captain the designers have to run one tour on an indoor track. The top four runners will be the team captains.moreless
The designers have to create an outfit for a very special customer, namely for Nina Garcia.
The designers will work in teams of two to create looks larger than life. Their creations will be worn by professional stilt walkers in an first ever outdoor runway walk.
The designers will work with unconventional materials bought from a pet shop. They can use everything from bird seed to hamster bedding and training pads.
Project Runway Season 9 premieres with record-setting 20 talented designers. But only sixteen will get one of the spots to be on the show. Once the sixteen designers are chosen, they will be awaken at the crack of dawn with one of the toughest first challenges in the series' history.moreless