Amazon Announces ‘Making the Cut’ Season 2 Competitors

Amazon Prime Video’s fashion competition series “Making the Cut” will feature 10 new designers in its second season, premiering July 16.

Those vying for the $1 million prize and a mentorship with Amazon Fashion are:

Dushyant Asthana, an India-born, L.A.-based designer who integrates accents from the East with classic Western stylistic principles.

Lucie Brochard, a designer from Paris who learned from Chloe, Paule Ka and Christian Lacroix before launching her own self-titled brand.

Ally Ferguson, a Los Angeles native who founded sustainable, inclusive label Seeker after over a decade of working in the industry for brads like Ed Hardy and Field Scout.

Gary Graham, who has his own self-titled label and is a 20-year industry veteran.

Lendrell Martin, the Obama Foundation-recognized graduate from Drexel University’s fashion design program.

Olivia Oblanc, whose unisex brand ØBLANC focuses on reinterpreting workwear functionality and blending with graphic branding.

Andrea Pitter, who founded Pantora Bridal and is on a mission to represent the unrepresented in mainstream bridal.

Andrea Salazar, a designer known for statement pieces and her international brand SETA.

Joshua Scacheri, the designer who is hoping to win so he can finally launch Love Hero, his planet conscious clothing brand.

Raf Swiader, who launched R. Swiader, a gender-optional line inspired by the art, people and culture he most loves.

Hosted and executive produced by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, the second season consists of eight episodes, which will be released weekly, two at a time. The show culminates in the ultimate runway show on Aug. 6, where the winner will be announced.

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