As the former Miss Trinidad and Tobago, Anya Ayoung-Chee was already recognized internationally for her beauty. But now the Project Runway Season 9 winner wants the beautiful things she creates to find their way overseas.
Throughout the competition, the designer inspired viewers with her can-do attitude. She decided to pursue her fashion dreams after the tragic death of her brother Pilar. Although she had some local success in the Caribbean for her designs, she took the next step and learned to sew four months before applying for and being cast on Project Runway.read more
After weeks of challenges and months to create a collection, the final four Project Runway designers converged at New York's fashion week to prove which of them could make it work the best.
Here's a look at how the runway battle went down:
Collection: It showed her typical use of bold jewel tones, shiny and sparkly weightier fabrics, the "not a bow" detailing and humongous handmade hoop earrings. The cuts were very geometric with some interesting asymmetrical cuts and one shoulder and back details. The lady knows how to tailor, that's for certain, and...read more