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Sandro Masmanidi

Who He Is: This former model and jewelry designer is a native of Russia and studied at Moscow's University of Art.

Where You've Seen His Work: The garment Masmanidi is proudest of is a patchwork jacket he designed for Joan Rivers.

Why He Might Win: The 28-year-old has spent time in the studios of some of the world's most legendary designers. After college, he interned for Jean Charles de Castelbajac, Hanae Mori, and Oscar de la Renta.

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