Erin Robertson from "Project Runway 2016" is the winner of Season 15 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. She is a 29-year-old designer from Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was raised though in Provo, Utah.

Erin Robertson has been designing for three and a half years and has her BFA in Fashion Design and Fiber Art from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Robertson's favorite designers are Elsa Schiaparelli, Pheobe Philo, Miuccia Prada, Roksonda Ilincic, Alexander McQueen, and Iris Van Herpen, while her style icon is Anna Dello Russo. Robertson's favorite past "Project Runway" designer is Sean Kelly.

Here is an interview with Robertson:

When did you realize you had designer potential?

At the end freshman year in college. It was then I started to learn a lot about color theory, composition and most importantly, the importance of textiles. I designed garments in high school but I never viewed them as critically until going to art school.

Strengths as a designer?

Ambitious, unique point of view, learning from mistakes, taking criticism positively, creating textiles from scratch, and having a good time.

Weaknesses as a designer?

Time management. But it ends up really being a strength. I've learned that over time I work well under pressure, so I think I put things off until that last minute on purpose. Positive procrastination.

How did you end up auditioning for "Project Runway"?

A lot of people have been telling me to apply for years now, but I've been in college so timing hasn't made sense. I really love challenges and working under time pressured projects so that's why I applied.

Challenge you wish they'd bring back?

3D printing challenge.

Challenge you hope they don't?

I haven't really hated any of the challenges I've seen. There's something to learn from everything.

What's your take on team challenges?

I'm big on working collaboratively. I think it's really important as a human to work as a team, not just for challenges but in life.

Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?

OMG of course! I have a unique background which gives me a special point of view. And I'm very ambitious and work great under pressure. Pretty solid combination for the stresses of "Project Runway."




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FACTS

Age: ∼29 years old
Hometown: Provo, UT




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