Amanda Perna
Season 9 Designer

Age 24, New York, NY


Current occupation: Fashion designer

Past jobs: Assistant designer, student ambassador

Favorite designer(s): Alber Elbaz, Valentino

Training: I am a proud graduate of the University of Alabama Apparel Design Program.

What was the first garment you ever made?
Halloween costumes in high school

What is a fashion must?
Amazing accessories.

What celebrity would you like to design for?
Sandra Bullock -- a gown for her to accept another award in.

If you weren't designing, you'd be...
A psychologist to figure out the crazies who are designing.

Favorite past PR designers: Christian Siriano, Anthony Williams

PR challenge you hope they bring back: Grocery store challenge.

PR challenge you hope they don't bring back: Anything where models dictate designs.

Why do you think you will win Project Runway?
I understand every aspect of the design process.

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