14 Episodes 2005 - 2006
The second season of "Project Runway" sees 16 fashion designers vie for the top prize. This includes a mentorship with Banana Republic, a fashion spread at ELLE Magazine, a 2007 Saturn Sky roadster, and $100,000 seed money to launch their label. The challenges involve creating outfits from clothes the designers happen to wear at the time, a life-sized collection for a popular doll line, and evening gowns for celebrities. Heidi Klum, Michael Kors, and Nina Garcia return to the judging panel, while Tim Gunn comes back as co-host and mentor. Legendary fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg, socialite Nicky Hilton, and supermodel Imam make special appearances as guest judges.
Road to Runway
Wed, Dec 7, 2005 60 mins
Sixteen aspiring fashion designers converge on New York City to kick off the competition. Their first challenge: to create an outfit that expresses who they are as designers, using six yards of fabric and $20 worth of supplies. The first season's Jay McCarroll, Austin Scarlett and Wendy Pepper make appearances. Also: a recap of Season 1. Heidi Klum hosts and serves as executive producer.
Clothes Off Your Back
Wed, Dec 7, 2005 60 mins
The 14 aspiring designers move into their new digs at a luxury New York City apartment. They are then challenged to create an outfit using only the clothes off their backs. Also: they attend a party and choose their own models. Heidi Klum hosts.
All Dolled Up
Wed, Dec 14, 2005 60 mins
The remaining contestants meet a fashion luminary and are asked to design for a global star.
Wed, Dec 21, 2005 60 mins
Tempers flare in the workroom when the aspiring designers are challenged to create a sexy, alluring item.
Wed, Jan 4, 2006 60 mins
The remaining designers only have a day and a half to create a party dress for a socialite. They also attend a trunk-show soiree, where their social skills are tested. Heidi Klum hosts.
Wed, Jan 11, 2006 60 mins
The remaining designer wannabes are challenged to create a day-to-evening ensemble for the retail market.
On Thin Ice
Wed, Jan 18, 2006 60 mins
The remaining designer wannabes get sporty by creating a garment for figure skater Sasha Cohen.
Wed, Jan 25, 2006 60 mins
The remaining designers try to draw inspiration from their surroundings.
Wed, Feb 1, 2006 60 mins
The remaining contestants have designs on creating something exotic using flowers and plants.
Wed, Feb 8, 2006 60 mins
The designers focus on makeovers.
What's Your Line
Wed, Feb 15, 2006 60 mins
And then there were four. The remaining quartet of designer hopefuls face off in the last elimination, with only three then advancing to the Fall Fashion Week finale.
Wed, Feb 22, 2006 60 mins
All 16 contestants reunite to size up their personal highs and woes during the various challenges, as well as to reflect on how the show has impacted their lives. Also included: previously unaired footage.
Finale - Part 1
Wed, Mar 1, 2006 60 mins
Part 1 of two. The remaining three designers return to their respective homes to create their line, which will ultimately be showcased in a face-off at fashion week. Included: a look at the contestants' personal lives, as Tim Gunn visits them at their homes.
Finale - Part 2
Wed, Mar 8, 2006 60 mins
Conclusion. The three remaining contestants compete in a fierce face-off at New York Fashion Week, where their lines are presented before judges and industry luminaries. The winner ultimately scores $100,000, among other prizes.