JCPenney sponsors Project Runway PLANO, Texas - (July 31, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is giving shoppers a front row seat to its fall fashion lineup with the launch of the first-ever "Project Runway" brand inspired by the Lifetime Emmy®-nominated show and its talented group of design contestants. Now available in over 500 JCPenney stores and at JCPenney.com, the exclusive line of contemporary women's apparel debuts with a summer preview collection showcasing designs inspired by season 15 winner Erin Robertson, with the full assortment planned for Sept. 8. JCPenney will be the exclusive retailer partner for "Project Runway" seasons 16 and 17 and "Project Runway All Stars" season 7.
Francesca's signs deal with Project Runway LOS ANGELES, CA – November 13, 2013 – With a new Emmy® Award in hand, Tim Gunn takes the reigns as host of Lifetime’s new fashion competition series, Under the Gunn, premiering January 16, 2014, at 9pm ET/PT. America’s favorite mentor, Tim passes the torch to Project Runway alumni Mondo Guerra, Anya Ayoung-Chee and Nick Verreos, who have shown their prowess on the runway as contestants, but now must prove they have the vision and business savvy to mentor and manage a fashion empire with 15 new up-and-coming designers under their watch. Each mentor will have a team of designers they must manage, coach, cheerlead and, when necessary, knock down with tough love in order to lead them to runway success. This new crop of designers will face the critiques of designer Rachel Roy, celebrity stylist Jen Rade, creator of some of the most iconic red carpet looks in Hollywood, and TV fashion correspondent and Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi.