Designer Carol Hannah Whitfield hails from Charleston, South Carolina. She gained fame for being one of the contestants on Project Runway season 6, where she finished in third place. She is self-taught, already debuting her dresses at Charleston Fashion week in 2008. On the series, she was a favorite of fans and was even called “The People’s Champion” during her show at Fashion Week. Since then, she has worked on a bridal line in Spring 2010. She has also been blogging for People Magazine and the Lifetime Network.