Project Runway Season 20 Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie

Johnathan "Kayne" Gillaspie

Nashville, TN

Season 3

Johnathan “Kayne” Gillaspie, a Nashville native, is a renowned fashion designer who specializes in creating dramatic and elevated evening gowns. Since his appearance in Season 3, Kayne has designed gowns for several celebrity clients, including Reba McEntire, Elle King and Naomi Judd. Today his clothing line has expanded, with his gowns selling in 450 retail stores. In addition, he’s launched a line of children’s gowns for petite royalty. Kayne was hired by Naomi Judd to create a stunning custom gown for the Country Music Television Awards, one of her last appearances before her tragic death. Kayne has been happily married to his partner for seven years. Although he’ sin an amazing space overall, Kayne wants to break free from being labeled as the “pageant designer” and be taken seriously as an artist. He comes back to this all-star season with a unique voice and confidence, ready to prove that his fantastical aesthetic can translate into all types of garments.