Cleveland's Valerie Mayen Returning to Project Runway

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Valerie Mayen, who you probably know from her clothing line Yellowcake, which used to have a store in Detroit Shoreway, is returning to Project Runway for Project Runway All Stars season 5, according to EW.

Mayen was on the show back in season 8 and came in seventh place. She started Yellowcake back in 2007 and between her store and line and annual Hullabaloo fashion show, has kept up the momentum since.

Via EW, the deets on the contestants and judges:

Layana Aguilar, season 11
Asha Daniels, Under the Gunn, a.k.a. season 12.5
Sam Donovan, Under the Gunn, a.k.a. season 12.5
Daniel Franco, seasons 1 and 2
Ken Laurence, season 12
Valerie Mayen, season 8
Emily Payne, season 13
Mitchell Perry, season 13
Alexander Pope, season 12
Dom Streater (winner), season 12
Kini Zamora, season 13
Stella Zotis, season 5
Fade Zu Grau, season 13

Host Alyssa Milano will return alongside judge alums Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman. For the first time on All Stars, the judges will be critiquing blind runways. Marie Claire’s Zanna Roberts Rassi will mentor the designers.

Project Runway All Stars season 5 premieres in February on Lifetime.

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