Lifetime announced Monday that it will expand its fashion desig competition franchise with Project Runway All Stars and Project Accessory, set to bow Nov. 3, as well as the series' companion show After the Runway, premiering Oct. 6.
Project Runway All Stars, premiering at 9 p.m., will bring back 13 of the most memorable designers from previous seasons with host Angela Lindvall and designers Isaach Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman serving as judges. With Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles acting as their mentor, the designers will face challenges to impress guest judges including Miss Piggy, supermodel Miranda Kerr and musician and producer Pharrell Williams.
The designers will compete for prizes including a designer's boutique in Neiman Marcus stores and on NeimanMarcus.com, $100,000 in HP and Intel technology supplies, $100,000 from L'Oreal Paris, a spread in Marie Claire, for which the winner will also serve as guest editor for one year, and a sewing and embroidery studio from Brother International. Project Runway All Stars is produced by The Weinstein Co. and Bunim-Murray Productions.
Project Accessory will immediately premiere after Project Runway All Stars at 10 p.m. The show will follow 12 designers as they compete in the fashion world of jewelry, belts, bags, shoes and headwear for a $100,000 prize. The series is produced by The Weinstein Co. and Good Bye Pictures.