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Nina Garcia steps back into her high-heeled role as judge and critic for another season of the Emmy-nominated Bravo series "Project Runway."

Nina Garcia fits her fashion-guru role around her full-time job of heading the Fashion department of ELLE magazine. Nina Garcia works closely with top designers and stylists and pinpoints the trends of the season in her monthly mission to develop the ultimate look book and shopping guide for stylish women around the globe. Nina Garcia also conceives the front-of-book Trends, Shops, and Accessories pages. Nina Garcia heads a staff of approximately 14 editors and assistants, with whom she works to develop stories and layouts, featuring new trends in both fashion and accessories. Responsible for covering the designer fashion markets of New York, Milan, and Paris, Nina Garcia is relied upon as a fashion authority and has participated in numerous television interviews.

Nina Garcia got her start in the fashion industry in the early '90s, working in the public relations department for Perry Ellis and its then-designer, Marc Jacobs. Nina Garcia then moved to Mirabella magazine as Assistant Stylist and Market Editor and ultimately found herself at Elle, moving up the ranks until she became Fashion Director in 2000. Born in Colombia, South America, Nina Garcia attended college in the U.S. and traveled extensively with her family through Europe and Asia. Nina Garcia is fluent in Spanish and English and conversational in French.

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How old is Nina Garcia? Find out here.

Age: 51 years old
Birthday: May 3, 1965
Nickname: Nino
Full Name / Real Name: Ninotchka Garcia de Castellanos
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
Husband: David Conrad

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