Each team is asked to create an avant-garde outfit based on inspiration from their models' hair styles.They are given a budget of 0 and two days to create this look.
Each designer picks one of 12 outdated fashion trends.
The winner, Christian Siriano, received prizes including: an editorial feature in Elle, 0,000 from TRESemmé to start his own line, the opportunity to sell a fashion line on Bluefly.com, and a 2008 Saturn Astra automobile.
Elisa Jimenez, Sweet P Vaughn and Rami Kashou later appeared in Project Runway: All Stars in 2012, where Elisa placed 13th, Sweet P Placed 12th, and Rami came in 8th place out of 13.
However, they will not be in contention for the finale win.
The designers arrive in New York and are asked to create a garment that best reflects who they are as a designer.
The winner is dependent on who did the best according to the clients, and they are judged on time management.