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"Project Runway" has found a new way to make it work, with a new look and a new model supermodel.

Bravo announced on Wednesday that Karlie Kloss will take the reins of the fashion design competition series, a month later. Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn said "Auf Wiedersehen" after 16 seasons.

"As someone who grew up watching" Project Runway, "I could not be more excited to introduce and produce a series that provides a platform for aspiring US designers while pursuing their creative and entrepreneurial dreams," said Kloss.

Nina Garcia, the editor-in-chief of ELLE, will return as a judge, where she has served since the program was launched in 2004. She will be joined by fashion designer Brandon Maxwell and former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth.

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Christian Siriano will take on the role of Gunn as a mentor to the designers, offering advice and opinions on his creations during each episode.

Siriano knows one or two things about "Project Runway." He won season 4 and became a successful designer, dressing up people like Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey and former first lady Michelle Obama.

The reality series, which aired on Lifetime since 2009, will return to its original network, Bravo next year.

"I am incredibly proud of the show, and will always have a special place in my heart," Klum said in a statement.

She continued: "I am very excited that my trip with my dear friend and colleague, Tim Gunn, is far from over." The couple is developing a new fashion series for Amazon, with plans to sell clothes presented in the new reality project. .

Contributing: Sara Moniuszko

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