Fashion and entrepreneurialism are Brought to a whole new level with Lifetime’s “Project Runway: Fashion Startup”, premiering Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:30 pm ET / PT. The series showcases aspiring fashion and beauty entrepreneurs pitch As They Their concepts for the opportunity to secure funds from a panel of expert investors to help grow Their budding ventures. The panel includes Katia Beauchamp, the Co-Founder & CEO of beauty retailer Birchbox; tech marketplace maven and Founder and CEO of plus-size clothing rental startup Gwynnie Bee Christine Hunsicker; Celebrated fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff; and business mentor program of the CFDA Incubator, CEO of Hilldun Corporation and Chairman of Interluxe Holdings LLC, Gary Wassner. With Their Own time and money on the line, the experts give Each contractor tough love and wise advice As They pitch Their concepts with hopes of Securing an investment. With so much at stake, Project Runway: Fashion Startup Could Be The Beginning of a beautiful partnership for Some, or the end of a dream for others. Special appearances by renowned fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger; Founder and President of the Rodial Group, Maria Hatzistefanis; Co-Founder of SoulCycle, Julie Rice; and Jenny Fleiss, Co-Founder and Head of Logistics at Rent the Runway, Will Be Made Throughout The series, Among Others.
- Thursday 10:30 PM and / pt on Lifetime
- Season 1, 8 Episodes
- October 20, 2016
- Cast: Katia Beauchamp