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Kicking off on July 24, this year's season will feature Alexander Knox, who's currently a stylist at Bucktown boutique Scotch and Soda. The 22-year-old—who recently won the Chicago Fashion Foundation's "Future of Chicago Fashion" award—lives in Boystown, and has a way with colorful drag queen costumes. (His audition video showcases a "Bird of Paradise" dress made with 2,000 feathers.)
The season will also feature the 26-year-old Kristine Guico, who grew up in Naperville. Guico, who currently lives in Brooklyn, graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
· Naperville Native and Chicago Designer to Compete on Project Runway [Chicago Sun-Times]
· Project Runway Season 13 [Official Site]