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Congolese Fashion Designer Kahindo Mateene Makes the Cut for Season 12 of American Reality TV Show Project Runway



Kahindo Mateene Makes the Cut for Project Runway - BellaNaija - July2013

The popular American fashion reality TV show Project Runway produced & hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum is back for its 12th season. This season sees the 2nd ever African contestant since we were introduced to Liberian designer Korto Momolu in season 5, who left as the runner-up.

This time, Congolese designer – Kahindo Mateene who founded the Modahnik design label is getting her shot at the winning title.

This season of PR12 is kicking off on Thursday 18th July 2013. View Kahindo’s personal Project Runway Season 12 page with photos and videos HERE.

Want to see her fabulous work that got her into the competition? View her 2013 Spring/Summer Collection below.

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For more information on her collections please visit

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  1. billionaire in grace

    July 17, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    Nice collections

  2. Cool cat

    July 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Not a fan of the collection but prints are all over the runways. Wish her well all the same

  3. Uby

    July 17, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    Congrats to Her 🙂

  4. Godsluv22

    July 17, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Nice the second African to make the cut…..I will be watching for sure….The best her

    • dlapikin

      July 18, 2013 at 3:10 am

      third, Christiane King from Ivory coast was there, she was ousted on the first round. Did not know how to sew her own stuff. Only designed…

  5. @coschadino

    July 18, 2013 at 12:38 am

    Fab designs

  6. Ohaeri joy

    July 18, 2013 at 12:40 am

    Lovely designs ….

  7. Frenchniara

    July 18, 2013 at 10:18 am

    I’m next 🙂

  8. Akuada

    July 18, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    Yay Kahindo!!

  9. Faith Kel.

    July 19, 2013 at 4:05 am

    I like—–

  10. Sarah Adebayo

    July 19, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    I am not into her fashion or the design, but, as an African sister, well , I wish her the best… Good luck


    July 19, 2013 at 7:25 pm

    if heidi klum is there oo this woman would be at least the first to go but i wish her luck

  12. Charmaine L. Maleka

    July 19, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    4th I guess because my country mate Kara Janx-the South African born architecture was a season 2 finalist as well as appearing on the Project Runway All Stars.My 2cents,Toodles

  13. Mama Ifunanya

    July 19, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Happy to see you featuring this designer. Went to school with her in Kenya! My sis’ classmate. Doing big things…Akuada,I see you up there….

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