'Project Runway All Stars' Exclusive Interview: Host Angela Lindvall on Why You Should Watch, Even Though She's Not Heidi

Project Runway All Stars premiered on Thursday, and the fashion design series' tenth season brought big changes in tow: New prize package, new workroom mentor, new panel of judges. The returning designers were thrilled to have such a full-scale fresh start, but would fans be able to adapt amid so many, er, alterations?

As both the host and a judge on Project Runway All Stars, supermodel Angela Lindvall knew she had big stilettos to fill when she signed up for the job usually performed by Heidi Klum. She's more comfortable picking vegetables on her seven-acre farm than presenting to a pack of designers in full-on glamazon gear, she told me, and found watching herself on the first episode so "surreal" that she said, "I don't know if I can watch it anymore!"

But from the group of talented fan-favorite designers who've returned for another shot at runway victory, to the intense and off-the-wall challenges, to her impressive fellow judges, there's so much to love about Project Runway All Stars that even Lindvall won't be able to resist. And, with time, she hopes you'll come around on all the alterations, too:



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