The designers with South Carolina connections made it through the first cut on “Project Runway.”
Carol Hannah Whitfield, a College of Charleston graduate, and Gordana Gelhausen, a designer who owned a clothing store, Goga, in the Vista in 2007, are two of 16 designers left.
“Project Runway,” an Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning series, follows 16 designers as they try to make it to New York Fashion Week.
Filmed at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, the show also features guest judges from the worlds of fashion, music, film and television.
The winner gets a cash prize of $100,000, a trip to Paris and an editorial feature in an upcoming issue of Marie Claire magazine.
TUNE IN“Project Runway” airs at 10 p.m. Thursdays on Lifetime, cable channel 50.