Heidi Klum, Zac Posen, Nina Garcia and Kerry Washington walk the runway at the Project Runway show during Spring 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Photo / Getty

Are you New Zealand’s next top designer?

If so, TVNZ 2 wants you apply for a starring role in Project Runway New Zealand.

It’s the first local version of the hit US series and will see ambitious Kiwi designers competing against each other in front of a panel of industry judges who are yet to be revealed.

Kiwi designer Sean Kelly walks the runway at the Project Runway fashion show after winning in 2014. Photo / Getty

Each week they will compete in difficult challenges to “test resourcefulness and creativity”.

After sending their creation down the catwalk each week, one competitor will face elimination.

The final challenge for the remaining designers will be to create a full collection and from there a standout designer will be crowned the next Kiwi fashion sensation.

Project Runway has been a ratings hit overseas, running for 16 seasons on American screens where it is hosted by Heidi Klum.

Twenty-six other versions have been made around the world, but this will be the first time it has been adapted for a New Zealand audience.

Apply for Project Runway New Zealand here.

Source: NZ Herald


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