COMING TO ITALY: “Project Runway” is landing in Italy, and Alberta Ferretti, Tomaso Trussardi and Eva Herzigova will serve as judges on the show, due to bow in March on FoxLife. Herzigova will also host the talent search. Fashion editor and lecturer Ildo Damiano was tapped as mentor to the 12 designers in the run, selected from more than 3,000 aspiring new talents.

First launched in 2004 in the U.S., “Project Runway” is now broadcast in more than 20 countries around the world. “Project Runway Italia” is a FremantleMedia production for Fox International Channels Italy.

This story first appeared in the October 8, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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