‘Project Runway’ — Photos Of Season 18 By: Paige Kindlick January 9, 2020 1:06PM EST 1 of 6 ‘Project Runway’ Joe Pugliese/Bravo ‘Project Runway’ season 18 returned on Dec. 5, 2019. Host Karlie Kloss is back, along with Christian Siriano as the mentor and returning judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth, to decide who has what it takes to make it in this industry. Each 90-minute episode will feature the return of some fan-favorite elements, including the “Siriano Save,” in which Christian has the opportunity to bring one eliminated designer back into the competition, and the pièce de résistance, a chance to present a final collection at New York Fashion Week. The guest judges this season include singer and actress Cyndi Lauper, actress and equal-rights advocate Laverne Cox, comedian and actress Leslie Jones, Olympic gold-medal downhill skier Lindsey Vonn, actress Rachel Brosnahan, fashion designer Thom Browne, legendary artists Ashley Longshore, Emmy-nominated fashion stylist Marni Senofonte, and more. See more photos of ‘Project Runway’ season 18 in our gallery now. January 9, 2020, 12:46PM 2 of 6 Karlie Kloss Joe Pugliese/Bravo Karlie Kloss is back as the host of ‘Project Runway.’ This is her second season hosting the show. January 9, 2020, 12:46PM 3 of 6 Christian Siriano Joe Pugliese/Bravo Christian Siriano returns as the mentor for season 18. He won the fourth season of ‘Project Runway.’ January 9, 2020, 12:46PM 4 of 6 Elaine Welteroth Joe Pugliese/Bravo Elaine Welteroth is a judge in season 18. She’s the former Editor-in-Chief of ‘Teen Vogue.’ January 9, 2020, 12:46PM 5 of 6 Nina Garcia Joe Pugliese/Bravo Nina Garcia is a judge in season 18. She is the editor-in-chief of ‘ELLE’ and has been a judge on ‘Project Runway’ since it launched in 2004. January 9, 2020, 12:46PM 6 of 6 Brandon Maxwell Joe Pugliese/Bravo Brandon Maxwell is a judge in season 18. He’s designed for the likes of Lady Gaga and more. January 9, 2020, 12:46PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.