Watch Project Runway: Fashion Startup

Fashion and entrepreneurialism are brought to a whole new level with Lifetime's "Project Runway: Fashion Startup", premiering Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:30pm ET/PT. The series showcases aspiring fashion and beauty entrepreneurs as they pitch their concepts for the chance to secure funds from a panel of expert investors to help grow their budding ventures. The panel includes Katia Beauchamp, the Co-Founder & CEO of beauty retailer Birchbox; tech marketplace maven and Founder and CEO of plus-size clothing rental startup Gwynnie Bee, Christine Hunsicker; celebrated fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff; and business mentor of the CFDA Incubator program, CEO of Hilldun Corporation and Chairman of Interluxe Holdings LLC, Gary Wassner. With their own time and money on the line, the experts give each entrepreneur tough love and sage advice as they pitch their concepts with hopes of securing an investment. With so much at stake, Project Runway: Fashion Startup could be the beginning of a beautiful partnership for some, or the end of a dream for others. Special appearances by renowned fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger; Founder and President of the Rodial Group, Maria Hatzistefanis; Co-Founder of SoulCycle, Julie Rice; and Jenny Fleiss, Co-Founder and Head of Logistics at Rent the Runway, will be made throughout the series, among others.

Thursday 10:30 PM et/pt on Lifetime
1 Season, 8 Episodes
October 20, 2016
Reality
6.1/10
Cast: Katia Beauchamp
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Project Runway: Fashion Startup Full Episode Guide

  • An International team of entrepreneurs impress the investors with a major upgrade to an everyday accessory while two moms seek to break down barriers with their durable girls clothing line.

  • One entrepreneur believes he's discovered the Fountain of Youth.

  • A young mother sacrifices everything to make her homemade business a success; a cancer survivor pitches a company inspired by her battle against the disease.

  • One entrepreneur seeks to revolutionize the lingerie industry. The investors are shocked when they hear a pitch for an unfinished product.

  • An established app developer attempts to crossover into the athleisure industry. The investors are thrilled about an innovative handbag. Katia gives an ultimatum to two investors.

  • A recent college grad pitches an alternative to Craig's List while two Midwestern men try their hand at the fashion game, and one pitch makes an investor tearful.

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