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Tu Nakchat from "Project Runway" is one of the contestants in Season 11 of the Lifetime reality fashion design competition series. He is a 26-year-old designer.

Originally from Chacheangsao, Thailand, Tu Nakchat moved to Springfield, Virginia, at the age of 13 where his parents owned a Thai restaurant. He has worked in all positions in a restaurant from dishwasher to server to cook before he attended Parsons and Paris American Academy to study fashion design and haute couture techniques. It was
Tu Nakchat in "Project Runway 11"
Tu Nakchat Project Runway 11
aboard that he learned a lot about the world market internship at Vivienne Tam and Shamask when he returned to the US. Nakchat is an art lover and most of his designs reflect a collaboration between sculptures, architecture and historic paintings.

Nakchat has a powerful drive to succeed and puts a lot of thought into his garments.

Nakchat's favorite designers are Cristobal Balenciaga, Dries Van Noten, Maison Martin Margiela, Miuccia Prada, A.f. Vandevorst, Alexander McQueen, Riccardo Tisci, Nicholas Ghesquiere, Marni, Rick Owen, Viktor & Rolf, Stefano Pilati and Elbaz Albert. Nakchat considers Queen Sirikit, Carine Roitfeld, Nicole Richie and Lady Gaga to be his style icons, while his favorite past contestants are Leanna Marshall, Andy South and Elena Slivnyak.

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Where does Tu Nakchat live? Find out here.

Age: ∼29 years old
Hometown: Chacheangsao, Thailand
Current Residence: Springfield, VA

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