Designer Wendy Pepper hails from Middleburg, Virginia. She grabbed the third highest spot in the first season reality TV series "Project Runway". She was known for not getting along with the other designers, but she proved herself as a force to be reckoned with during the competition. She was educated at The Madeira School and at the University of Washington, where she completed a degree in anthropology. She later pursued her passion for clothes, studying in Nepal and sewing carpets. Since the show ended, she opened her own store in Virginia. She also participated in other reality series like Celebrity Poker Showdown and Battle of the Network Reality Stars. As for her career, she showcased her collection at the 2007 Cleveland Fashion Week and has launched a line called Pretty World.
In 2012, Wendy became one of the contestants of Project Runway All Stars season 2 but was eliminated during the second week of the competition.