Laurence Basse from "Project Runway 2016" is one of the contestants in Season 15 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. She is a 41-year-old designer from Los Angeles, California. She was raised though in Paris, France.

A professional model for fifteen years, Laurence Basse left her birthplace of France at the young age of 22 and moved to New York City. She has been designing for five years and her work is influenced by architecture and lines. Her favorite color is black, and you can find her listening to anything from Reggae to Hip Hop as she's designing.

Basse's favorite designers are Tom ford, Balmain, JPG, and Alexander McQueen, while her style icon is Grace Jones. Basse's favorite past "Project Runway" designer is Kini Zamora.

Here is an interview with Basse:

When did you realize you had designer potential?

When I was around ten years old.

What is your design training?

Six years of fashion design school Paris.

Strengths as a designer?

I'm super creative.

Weaknesses as a designer?


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

I got an email regarding the audition and it felt right in every way, so I went online and applied.

Challenge you hope they don't bring back?

I am open to all, even the crazy ones!

What's your take on team challenges?

I'm not a big fan of them, but I understand it's part of the game. We are creative minds and putting the wrong ones together are always interesting.

Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?

Yes, I think I could win. I don't want to give you a list of why. I want to stay humble throughout the whole process.

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Where does she live? Find out here.

Age: ∼42 years old
Hometown: Paris, France
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA

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