People joke Project Runway predicted future after contestant called Kovid made suit with mask in 2019

A contestant’s design ended up being a red plaid suit with an accompanying face mask

Rachel Brodsky
Los Angeles
Tuesday 01 December 2020 19:53
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Project Runway's contestant called Kovid made suit with mask in 2019 season

The internet had a meltdown on Monday (30 November) over a recently unearthed clip from the 17th season of Project Runway, which appears to have – however accidentally – predicted the Covid-19 pandemic.

On season 17 of the fashion design show, which aired in 2019, a designer named Kevin Kapoor participated in a "Head To Toe" challenge, which asked contestants to create a printed design look that covers the model's entire body. 

Kapoor's design ended up being a red plaid suit with an accompanying face mask, which, of course, wouldn't be out of place in 2020. (Even more hilarious, the judges deemed the look “sick.”) 

Taken together, Kovid's name (a Sanskrit word meaning "intelligent" or "poet") and design strangely foreshadows future events.

Kapoor hasn't responded to requests for comment, but he did tweet a couple of laugh-cry emojis to indicate how funny he finds the coincidence.

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