Laura Kathleen
Season 9 Designer

Age 26, St. Louis, MO


Current occupation: Designer/fashion design teacher

Past jobs: Event coordinator/executive of softline for Target.

Favorite designer(s): Balenciaga, Christopher Bailey, Akris, Cartier, Narciso Rodriguez

Training: Bachelor of Science in design, merchandising and textiles. Began sewing at age eight.

What was the first garment you ever made?
Bachelor of Science in design, merchandising and textiles. Began sewing at age eight.

What is a fashion must?
Tailored blazer, great-fitting jeans, a designer leather bag.

What celebrity would you like to design for?
Marilyn Monroe. Something that is modern and covers her up but is still damn sexy.

If you weren't designing, you'd be...
A criminal lawyer.

Favorite past PR designers: Christian Siriano, Santino Rice

PR challenge you hope they bring back: Met challenge

PR challenge you hope they don't bring back: Party store challenge, trash challenge

Why do you think you will win Project Runway?
I know what I'm doing.

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