Elena Slivnyak is a designer from Ukraine who joined Project Runway season 10. She finished in sixth place. She earned her AA degree in product development and bachelor's of liberal arts majoring in fashion design from Academy of Art University. She claims that she has a good eye for luxury, patterns and construction, and considers her jackets and coasts as her best creations. Futurism is her biggest influence when it comes to fashion. In 2013, she became of the contestants of
Project Runway All Stars season 3.