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About Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia is Fashion Director at Marie Claire and a judge on television show Project Runway. Previously, she was also fashion director and Editor-at-Large at Elle magazine. She holds bachelor's degrees from Boston University and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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‘Project Runway All Stars’ Season 20 Winner Bishe Cromartie Launches Collection on NYFW With Christian Siriano, June Ambrose and More

Sep 13, 2023

The recent season of “ Project Runway ” concluded on Sept. 7, just right before the official start of New York Fashion Week . This season, the judge’s panel, which included Elle editor in chief Nina Garcia, media personality Elaine Welteroth and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell , awarded the big prize to Baltimore-based designer Bishme Cromartie. Cromartie made his solo New York Fashion Week debut on Tuesday with a show at the event’s main venue, Spring Studios. Cromartie’s latest collection was titled Faye’s Quantum and fused avant-garde and streetwear inspiration. Courtesy/ Hatnim Lee Pieces in his collection included denim cargo pants, hooded draped dresses and romantic ruffled gown skirts coining what the designer defined as “street garde.” “I wanted the collection to feel sexy, strong, masculine and feminine at the same time,” Cromartie said in a statement. Courtesy/ Hatnim Lee For Cromartie’s solo show, “Project Runway” judges Welteroth and Garcia came out, in addition to designer mentor Christian Siriano. Other notable guests include costume designer and stylist June Ambrose, singer Rebecca Black and singer and Pussycat Dolls member Carmit Bachar. June Ambrose Courtesy/ Hatnim Lee Ambrose wore an orange and blue checked jacket with white pants. For footwear, she selected pointy-toe brown heels. She accessorized with a New York Knicks hat with bunny ears, matching the colors in her jacket, oversize orange sunglasses and an orange Hermès Birkin bag. Rebecca Black Courtesy/ Hatnim Lee Black took a minimalist approach to color with black and white, and gave it an edge. She wore a black corset top, a black-and-white vertical striped skirt, white leggings with sheer black paneling and statement faux pearl earrings. She accessorized with round sunglasses and a black handbag. For footwear, she selected a pair of yellow and black plaid mary janes. Carmit Bachar Courtesy/ Hatnim Lee Bachar kept it classic in a black dress with an asymmetrical cutout on the neckline for a sensual effect. She completed her ensemble with black pointy pumps. Related Articles Although Cromartie was the one who took home the ultimate prize this season, the other designers, including Brittany Allen and Laurence Basse, did give their all to their final collections during the “Project Runway” finale, which were also shown as part of New York Fashion Week. Below, WWD takes a closer look at some of the designers and trends the final three contestants debuted during the show’s season finale on Thursday. Brittany Allen: Barbiecore Allen has made her love of pink known throughout the entire series, and of course, her final collection had to showcase her favorite color. The designer sent a Barbiecore-friendly collection down the runway, taking traditional activewear and giving it a high fashiont wist. Hoodies were given corset bodices, snap away track pants were turned into skirts and she even created sporty gowns. Brittany Allen’s collection for “Project Runway All Stars” season 20 finale Zach Dilgard/Bravo Laurence Basse: the sheer trend Basse was known for his love of leather couture, and while his collection was heavy on leather he also found other ways to express his love of sensual designs. One of Basse’s looks featured a sheer top with a feathered high neckline. The sheer trend has been dominating the runways and events red carpet since 2022 and continues to persevere. Laurence Basse’s collection for “Project Runway All Stars” season 20 finale Zach Dilgard/Bravo Bishme Cromartie: sequins Crystals and sequins began taking off as a trend during September 2022 Fashion Month with designer’s spring 2023 collections. It wasn’t long before the trend would fittingly hit the red carpets. It was quite literally a winning trend for Cromartie to adopt as he came out victorious as the winner of “Project Runway All Stars” season 20. Bishme Cromartie’s collection for “Project Runway All Stars” season 20 finale Zach Dilgard/Bravo

Nina Garcia Investments

1 Investments

Nina Garcia has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Fashism as part of their Series A on November 11, 2010.

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Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

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11/19/2010

Series A

Fashism

$1M

Yes

Date

11/19/2010

Round

Series A

Company

Fashism

Amount

$1M

New?

Yes

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