Project Runway: Where Are They Now?

As a new season starts, catch up with Austin, Chloe, Jay and six other favorites from the Emmy-nominated show. By Serena Kappes and Julia Wang with Jenny Sundel


Season 2
Dao, 34, is still relishing the perks of winning Project Runway, such as being the guest of honor at a Hard Rock party in Las Vegas recently. "I was like, 'I'm a little bit of Paris Hilton. I'm being paid to party!'" But it's more work than play these days: The designer, who dates mortgage broker Kenneth Pursley and still lives at home with Mom, is busy expanding her Houston boutique Lot 8. "I'm married to my work."