Eila Mell literally wrote the book on Project Runway. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a scoffer, the very fact that so many people know about the show and have an opinion about it means that it’s a pop culture phenom. But how much has it really influenced fashion? We’re letting Mell tell you in her own words.
The title of my latest book — Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion — makes a bold statement. Some people are skeptics, and have questioned me as to just how the show has impacted the fashion industry. I stand behind my title; I think it’s not bold enough! I think Project Runway has not only changed fashion, but has taught the public a whole lot as well.
Click through to see 10 ways Project Runway has changed the industry.