The Reroute
The Reroute
Apr 7, 2021
Ep 10: Ashley Nell Tipton on Redesigning Her Life After Project Runway
Play • 52 min

What you see on TV is not always what happens behind the scenes. This week’s guest, Ashley Nell Tipton — winner of Project Runway Season 14 and plus-size fashion designer & representation advocate — is sharing what it was like being a competitor on Project Runway, and how it has led her on a journey of self-love, self-care, & self-acceptance. On this episode, Ashley's getting real about the unreality of reality television, the importance of prioritizing her health, and why you should free yourself from the opinions of others, because you are WORTHY of what you have accomplished!

We’re diving into:

  • Why reality shows are NOT as real as you think
  • The emotional toll of being a contestant on Project Runway — and how Ashley worked through it
  • Ashley gets personal and shares 2 MAJOR breakthroughs in her life
  • Why she took the steps to get healthier, both physically and mentally 
  • The problem with fat shaming and fat phobia (and why is no one talking about it?)
  • Her BEST advice for liberating yourself from comments on social media
  • How Ashley angled her business & rallied the community during the pandemic  
  • Why you should choose handmade goods over "fast fashion"
  • And so much more!

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