Architect Laura Bennett was born on August 2, 1963 and hails from New York City. She became known for being a contestant in the third season reality TV series "Project Runway", where she placed 3rd placer in the competition during its Season Finale at Olympus Fashion Week. She was educated at the University of Houston and Columbia University Since the show, she has debuted her collection called LBD and has been employed as a writer for The Daily Beast. She also published a book called Didn't I Feed You Yesterday? A Mother's Guide to Sanity in Stilettos.