Sevierville fashion designer to compete on ‘Project Runway’
August 12, 2017
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sevierville’s Aaron Myers enjoys a challenge.
Myers tried out for the show in spring 2017 and filming for it wrapped up in the summer. “Project Runway’s” 16th season premiere will air at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, on Lifetime.
‘Make it work’
Myers is one of 16 designers on “Project Runway,” who will compete for $100,000 that will go toward launching a fashion line and other prizes.
Each week, the designers will face off in challenges, where their design knowledge and skills will be tested. They will have to make clothing for different scenarios and models in each challenge. The final four designers will get to compete at New York Fashion Week.
“They have the motto on the show,” said Myers. “That’s ‘Make it work,’ but truly in those moments, you just have to make it work … You never know. You know what I mean? You’re thrown so many curves, and you have like so many like time constraints and you just really have to … commit and just do it.”
Another part of the show involved Myers and the other designers living together during the experience. Myers said he’s had bad roommates before so…