He was inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2013.
Sebelia, now 44, competed on season three (again) of the show's All Stars spin-off, but failed to take home another win. The series' youngest winner is also its most successful.
Siriano was a fresh out of college, 22-year-old intern for Marc Jacobs when he landed a spot on Project Runway in 2007.
Since we have a feeling we’ll be seeing a lot more from the 29-year-old, here are 5 things to know about designer Michael Costello. He’s self taught and was featured in article called “Los Angeles’ Hidden Talent.” 2. Apart from the couture collection at age 14, Michael opened his first boutique in Palm Springs when he was 15 years old and landed a year-long internship with Bob Mackie. He’s openly gay, though he was once married to a woman and has two kids.
“I was [married], but not legally like with a church and all that.
Unlike Mc Carroll, Dao accepted Project Runway's $100,000 prize and Banana Republic mentorship when she won in 2006.
After the show, the Vietnamese designer returned to her adopted home of Houston, TX, where she used the money to grow her boutique, LOT 8. Dao, now 42, uses the shop to exclusively sell her ready-to-wear and bridal collections, as well as emerging local designers' lines.The designer, now 29, has also collaborated with a variety of brands on mass market products.He designed a collection for Puma, shoes for Payless, a phone for LG, makeup for Victoria's Secret and affordable fashions for Spiegel and HSN.(Photo by Michael Kovac/Wire Image) " data-medium-file="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/michael-costello-designer.jpg?w=405" data-large-file="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/michael-costello-designer.jpg? w=405" class="size-full wp-image-226099" title="michael-costello-designer " alt="michael costello designer beyonce project runway " src=" w=102&h=150 102w" sizes="(max-width: 405px) 100vw, 405px" / Since his turn on TV, the Palm Springs-based designer has dressed celebrities such as Toni Braxon, Paris Hilton, Celine Dion, and several “Real Housewives,” but it’s safe to assume that having Beyoncé wear your design to a major awards show (even if she didn’t walk the red carpet) probably counts as a career-defining moment.Dao also went on to become a spokesperson for Dove, launch a collection on QVC and serve as a judge on season one of Project Runway Vietnam. Season three's villain went into the competition as a celeb favorite – stars like Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez and Elton John sported his pre-Runway line, Cosa Nostra.