Podcast: A chat with ‘Project Runway’ winner and fashion designer Christian Siriano

SCAD Savannah – Fall 2021 – Christian Siriano – "People Are People" – Behind the Scenes Installation – SCAD Museum of Art, Gallery 108 – Photography Courtesy of SCAD

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worn by Janelle Monae for 2019 Met Gala /Photo caption: Designer Christian Siriano working on one of his creations worn by Janelle Monae at the 2019 Met Gala. Courtesy of SCAD Atlanta

This week, we’ll hear from fashion designer and “Project Runway” winner Christian Siriano, who has a new show at SCAD.

For some Siriano will always be known as the elfin 21-year-old with the punkish haircut, spouting his token “fierce” catchphrase as the winner of the 2008 reality TV phenomenon “Project Runway.” But Siriano, now 36, has far exceeded his pop culture 15 minutes of fame. Named one of Time magazine’s most influential people in 2018, Siriano has proven an incredibly resilient force and his work is the subject of a new exhibition at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film. Felicia Feaster spoke with Siriano recently and she’ll bring us that conversation on this week’s podcast. Find it at ajc.com/podcasts and at the Apple Podcast store.

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Eren is available for adoption through Fulton County Animal Services.

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Eren is available for adoption through Fulton County Animal Services.

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