Nathalia JMag from "Project Runway 2016" is one of the contestants in Season 15 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. She is a designer from Boston, Massachusetts. She was raised though in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Born in Periera, Colombia, Nathalia JMag came to the U.S. at only seven years old without speaking a word of English. Having recently graduated from the Framingham University design program, she now designs for her personal fashion label full time, where she specializes in outerwear, sportswear and ready to wear dresses and draws from music and nature.

JMag's favorite designers are Alexander Wang, Eileen Fisher, Riccardo Tisci, Stella McCartney, and Jeremy Scott, while her style icons are Rihanna, Cher, and Gwen Stefani. JMag's favorite past "Project Runway" designers are Layana Aguilar and Kelly Dempsey.

Here is an interview with JMag:

When did you realize you had designer potential?

I realized that I had the potential to be a designer when I took an intro to sketching class in college. At first I didn't think I had what it takes, but after taking that class I realized I could be a great designer.

What is your design training?

Bachelor's of Science in Fashion Design and Retailing.

Strengths as a designer?

Outerwear, sportswear and ready-to-wear designs.

Weaknesses as a designer?

Gowns. I've only made a couple of gowns. I prefer to make separates so designing a full gown is tough for me.

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

Ever since I started designing it has been a dream to be on "Project Runway," but I always told myself I would only audition for it when I was ready, and this year I felt ready.

Challenge you wish they'd bring back?

Avant-garde challenge!

Challenge you hope they don't?

A challenge involving a gown.

What's your take on team challenges?

I work well with people, but I would have to be in a group without people who aren't crazy and or don't work well with others. I believe teamwork makes the dream work, but if people don't have a good work ethic, then that all goes to crap.

Do you think you can win "Project Runway"?

Honestly I don't want to be that designer that's all like, "Yeah, I'm gonna win!" then gets eliminated, so I don't want to jinx myself. With that said I believe in myself and know that the universe didn't conspire to get me here for me to leave empty handed.




Lindsey Stirling Tour Doc Coming to YouTube Red (Exclusive)
'America's Got Talent,' 'Project Runway' Among U.S. Shows in Chinese Video Deal
Weinstein Co. Faces Key Board Meeting in Two Days: 'No One Likes Laying Off Anybody'
'Project Runway Junior': TV Review
Ratings: 'Project Runway' Finale Hits Two-Year Highs in Demos
'I Am Cait' Producer on Keeping Franchises Fresh, a Kendall/Kylie Spinoff and Whether Caitlyn Has Final Cut
Rachel Zoe Gets Fashion Talk Show at Lifetime
'Project Runway: All Stars' Season 4: Ranking the Looks of 'Making a Splash'
Project Runway's elimination brought tears. Of joy. To me.
'Project Runway' Season 13: Ranking the Looks of 'The Highest Bidder'

FACTS

Where does she live? Find out here.

Age: ∼24 years old
Birthplace: Periera, Colombia
Hometown: Framingham, MA
Current Residence: Boston, MA




'Project Runway Junior' Season 2: Meet the Contestants — Premiering Thursday, December 22, the sophomore season of the Lifetime competition series features twelve of the the freshest forces to be reckoned with in the fashion world. Read more...
'Project Runway Junior' Contestants Announced — Premiering Thursday, November 12, the new spin-off series, hosted by Tim Gunn and supermodel Hannah Davis, introduces the next generation of up-and-coming fashionistas, ages 13 to 17. Read more...
2015 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations — "Game of Thrones," "Better Call Saul," "Downton Abbey," "Homeland," "House of Cards," "Mad Men" and "Orange Is the New Black" will duke it out for the top drama prize. Read more...
SEE ALL NEWS


Series Regulars

 




 
 
 
 
Who is she dating? What do you think of her?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
Comment
  BB code and links are not permitted.