Dom Streater and her ‘Retro’ Prints Win ‘Project Runway’ (Clips)

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She had the coolest name of the final four contestants and one that perfectly sums up her domination of “Project Runway” this season.

Last night, Philadelphia-based designer Dom Streater was announced the winner of Season 12, beating fellow contestants Alexandria von BromssenBradon McDonald and Justin LeBlanc.

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Dom Streater shows a piece from her final collection to mentor Tim Gunn on “Project Runway”


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Dom had dazzled the judges all season with her original prints, which she celebrated in her final “Retro Redux” runway show during New York’s Fashion Week.

Kerry Washington – a guest judge on the finale, joining regulars Heidi KlumNina Garcia and Zac Posen – told Dom she was honored to be a part of the designer’s journey and looks forward to her future collections.

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(L-R) Heidi Klum, Zac Posen, Nina Garcia, Kerry Washington of “Project Runway”

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(L-R) Kerry Washington, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen, Heidi Klum of “Project Runway”

Streater – who described her pre-“Project Runway” financial situation as “broke” and “working two jobs” – scores a prize package worth more than a half million dollars. It includes a 2014 Lexus IS 350; $150,000 from GoBank, (the mobile bank account used by contestants throughout the season); $50,000 of next generation technology from HP and Intel to help enable her creativity and launch her new business; a year’s supply of resource Natural Spring Water; an all-expenses paid, luxurious spa retreat for two to the Maldives, courtesy of resource Water; a chance to design and sell an exclusive collection at Belk; a complete sewing and crafting studio from Brother Sewing and Embroidery; a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine; a $100,000 fabric allowance from Tide Pods to inspire fashions that truly pop; and a $50,000 styling contract with L’Oréal Paris.

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Rayuana Aleyce

Also, Streater’s model, Rayuana Aleyce, will receive a fashion spread in Marie Claire and $25,000 from L’Oréal Paris.

Below, watch a recap of the season finale.


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