Ferguson stated her background has helped put together her for no matter challenges the “Mission Runway” producers could throw at her.
“The Atelier Co. and my profession in costuming has made me right into a ‘stitching machine’ — pun meant,” she stated. “I do know that I could make something for anyone, and it’s my objective (on ‘Mission Runway’) to indicate my huge vary and my ability set.”
A few of the challenges the contestants will face this season embody making a “hauntingly” stylish search for Halloween; utilizing fake fur to create one thing avant-garde; giving an unconventional twist to the easy cocktail costume; and creating particular outfits for solid members of Bravo’s in style “Actual Housewives” sequence.
Christian Siriano, the winner of the fourth season of “Mission Runway,” would be the mentor to the contestants, with Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell and Elaine Welteroth serving as principal judges.
Visitor judges this season will embody actors Billy Porter and Taraji P. Henson, supermodels Karlie Kloss and Gigi Hadid, style designers Jason Wu and Christopher John Rogers, and TV host Andy Cohen.
Whereas Ferguson is actually hoping to win the highest prize, she additionally has different objectives she hopes being on “Mission Runway” will assist her obtain.
“My objective for occurring ‘Mission Runway’ is to draw traders to my firm,” she stated. “I wish to make garments for all our bodies. I imagine everybody deserves to appear and feel nice of their clothes, and to know the place the supplies got here from and who made them. I don’t make a mass stock as a result of I don’t wish to add to the waste that the style business creates. The whole lot I do is made to measure, crafted for you, by me.”