• Made in San Juan: Meet “Project Runway's” Puerto Rican Fashion Designer Margarita Alvarez

    15 days ago - By Marriott Traveler

    “Project Runway” finalist Margarita Álvarez was the first Puerto Rican woman to show at New York Fashion Week. Álvarez put on a spectacular runway show, delivering signature bold, mixed prints, and a major runway statement to remember: the moment her full-figured model ripped off her skirt, strutting the catwalk in a swimsuit as the audience applauded.
    Marriott TRAVELER Español talked to her about the highs and lows of “Project Runway,” how she's helping reignite the island's fashion industry, and what it was like working with fashion icon Tim Gunn.
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