By Lee Hernandez | 08/01/2011 - 14:25
Nina Garcia is a tastemaker and style expert who decides what’s trendy (and what’s not) on Lifetime’s hit reality show, Project Runway. The Colombian journalist has also written four best-selling fashion books, held the title of Fashion Director at top fashion magazines like Elle and Marie Claire, and at her Madison Avenue home in New York City—she has a walk-in closet that overlooks the beautiful clothing in Oscar de la Renta's store.
By Lee Hernandez | 07/28/2011 - 18:29
The new season of Project Runway premieres tonight at 9PM/8C on Lifetime and the show's Colombian judge Nina Garcia spoke exclusively to Latina.com about what we can expect to see on the new season, how season nine will be different from past seasons, and why Jennifer Lopez is the Latina celebrity she'd most like to have on the show as a guest judge!
By Lee Hernandez | 12/01/2010 - 08:30
In honor of World AIDS Day, we spoke to Project Runway star Mondo Guerra—who revealed his HIV positive status on the show—about his work with HIV/AIDS and why it's important to keep talking about the epidemic.
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By Lee Hernandez | 11/15/2010 - 17:36
Despite having lost Project Runway last month, Mondo Guerra has always been a winner in the eyes of the show’s host, Heidi Klum. So last week, when the German model needed a first-rate designer to make her a dress for the L.A. premiere of Black Swan, Klum called Guerra.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/29/2010 - 00:02
"Mondo Guerra was just robbed!" tweeted 7UC4 just moments after Guerra—the undisputed frontrunner going into tonight’s season 8 finale of Project Runway—lost the reality competition to fellow contestant Gretchen Jones.
Twitter was flooded with angry comments like 7UC4’s tonight from outraged members of “Team Mondo," who wanted Mondo FTW! (For the Win). Some fans said they were so upset about Mondo's loss that they will never watch the show again.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/27/2010 - 09:30
Mondo Guerra is unquestionably the frontrunner on season 8 of Project Runway and a lot of people are predicting that he’ll be crowned the winner on Thursday night’s finale (October 28 on Lifetime, 9 PM). Mondo grabbed national headlines earlier in the season for revealing that he’s HIV positive—a secret he'd been hiding for 10 years.
By Janel Martinez | 09/01/2010 - 14:00
Nina Garcia isn’t the only Latino viewers are tuning in to see on season eight of Project Runway. Two Latino contestants—freelance designer Mondo Guerra, 32, and fashion designer Casanova, 33—help stir up the drama and keep us (and the clothes they create) in stiches.
By Gerri Miller | 01/27/2010 - 12:32
In the diverse group of designers competing on Project Runway this season are three Latino contestants with very different backgrounds, styles and levels of experience, vying to make their mark on the fashion world.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/21/2010 - 09:07
Nina Garcia recently sat down with