'Project Runway': Designer Kristina Kharlashkina is also a ballroom dancer
Fashion and art lover Kristina Kharlashkina is prepped for her big move on Season 19 of 'Project Runway'
The 'Project Runway' Season 19 roster is diverse, and the line-up usually suggests that the showrunners are eager to treat people equally, regardless of their age, race, or ethnicity. Great news for all you 'Project Runway' fans! Everybody's favorite design competition show is back with a bang with season 19. Despite the delay in filming and production due to the pandemic, the much-awaited Bravo show is finally here with sixteen aspiring fashion designers ready to fight tooth and nail to get their hands on the coveted grand prize of $250,000!
The competitive show has seen previous winners namely Christian Siriano, Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth. Unfortunately, Karlie Kloss, who was brought in as the show's full-time host during Seasons 17 and 18, won't be returning for season 19 to her hostess role; the supermodel will however be making guest appearances on the show.
Who is Kristina Kharlashkina?
'Project Runway' star Kristina Kharlashkina is a 33-year-old ballroom dancer. Growing up, she was ingrained with an impressive work ethic by her parents, who in turn encouraged her to both love and pursue art.
This year, the Bravo show is bringing together a group of 16 talented individuals, one of which will be Kharlashkna. With a college degree in fashion from a prestigious school and an impressive resume, the Russian designer is all set to make her mark on the show. Is Kristina sure to turn heads on 'Project Runway'? Stay tuned to find out!
From a young age, Kristina was always fascinated by how a costume could completely elevate a performance, literally turning it up by several notches. Her love for design was proof that her future beckoned a career in fashion. As a ballroom dancer, she was drawn towards clothing, something with both a beautiful and wearable aesthetic.
Kristina has worked for some of the biggest names in the industry such as Carolina Herrara, Tom Ford, Celine, and Dolce & Gabbana.
Her clothing line is inspired by the idea of "tomorrow's fashion", showcasing a playful and contemporary style.
'Project Runway' Season 19 will air new episodes from Thursday, October 14, at 9 pm ET, on Bravo. Viewers can also watch the latest episodes on Peacock TV, the next day