Nina Garcia Biography

Born: May 3, 1965
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
Best Known as: The tough judge on Project Runway

Nina Garcia was Fashion Director of Elle magazine from 2000 to 2008. She was responsible for developing stories and layouts that cover the designer fashion markets of Paris, Milan, and New York. Nina Garcia now has the title of editor-at-large for Elle magazine. Garcia’s judgment and knowledge have made her an authority in the fashion industry.

Garcia has been a judge on Project Runway since its debut in 2004.