Project Runway Season 9 chose Anya Ayoung Chee as the winner of the popular design competition on Lifetime. The designer hails from Trinidad and Tobago and incorporated her island background in her pieces which are the epitome of island chic!

According to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week:

“Trinidadian designer Anya Ayoung Chee has been named the winner of Season Nine of Project Runway! Her final collection was inspired by the sultry and easygoing vibe of the Caribbean that epitomizes the island life’s quintessential, effortless sexy way of dressing.”

As the winner, Anya will get an editorial feature in Marie Claire Magazine’s January 2012 issue, $100,000 from L’Oreal Paris to kick start her line, a $50,000 technology suite from HP and Intel to run her business and the opportunity to design and sell an exclusive collection on Piperlime.com.

See more of Anya’s work here.

Do you think Anya is the right choice? What do you think of her pieces?

-Kamille Cooper


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