Project Runway Season 10 is the tenth season of the television show Project Runway, appearing on Lifetime. The season begain airing on July 19, 2012 with 16 designers competing to become "the next great American designer."
The series began filming on June 15, 2012, launching the season with a fashion show in front of a live audience.
Guest judges included Patricia Field, Lauren Graham, Hayden Panettiere, and Krysten Ritter.
Lord & Taylor was the exclusive retail sponsor for Project Runway's 10th season and has merchandised the accessory wall with an assortment of products. In addition, Lord & Taylor hosted a challenge episode for the designers and for consumers on Fashion's Night Out at its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The 16 contestants were tasked to create complimentary outfits with one designed at home and the other designed at Parsons with a budget of $100. The first runway challenge was held outdoors at Times Square.
Guest Judges: Patricia Field and Lauren Graham
The second challenge will be the unconventional challenge where the designers will have to make outfits out of candy from Dylan's Candy Bar.
Dylan Lauren guest judges.
The clothiers spin out designs for the Emmy Awards, with former contestants returning to serve as their clients.
In another team challenge the designers have to create cohesive looks for women at work. Marie Claire magazine's Editor in Chief Joanna Coles is the guest judge.
A team challenge tasks the clothiers with stitching together cohesive looks for working women. Joanna Coles is the guest judge.
The clothiers create looks to accompany new hairstyles for women who are in need of makeovers. British fashion designer Alice Temperley serves as the guest judge.
The designers compete to have their looks selected as part of a 10-piece capsule collection. Fashion executive Bonnie Brooks is the guest judge.
In a sales-based test, the clothiers are tasked to sell their goods to folks on the street. They must also spin out fall looks. Designer Anna Sui is the guest judge.
The designers create their own fabric for their looks and receive visits from their family. Former contestants Anya Ayoung-Chee and Mondo Guerra return to guest judge.
The designers try to get a leg up in the competition when they visit Radio City Music Hall and create costumes for the legendary Rockettes. Debra Messing is the guest judge.
The designers create fashions for babies. Hilary Duff is the guest judge.
The designers are taken to a grand location for inspiration to create avant-garde looks. Actress Zoe Saldana is the guest judge.
In the wake of their hometown visits with Tim Gunn, the final four designers land back in New York City to present three looks to the judges in their bid to score a coveted fashion-week spot.
The winning designer is named in the conclusion of the two-part Season 10 finale. Before that, the still-standing contestants battle to be best-in-sew by showcasing their Fashion Week collections. Jennifer Hudson is the guest judge.