Since the hit reality show first aired in 2004, we've watched would-be designers sew, cut, and cry. We've also seen them struggle through "unconventional" challenges, initiate model walk-offs, bore Nina, and make it work — and now we've dug around to find out what they've been up to since their season in the spotlight.
With the series' 12th season premiering tonight on Lifetime, it's safe to say that Project Runway fever hasn't waned. So what happens after you get "auf"ed? Click through to see how all the designers are making their way through life post-Project Runway.
— Additional reporting by John Soper