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Michelle Uberreste, a Perley, Minn., native, is one of 15 contestants on the new Lifetime reality competition show "Project Runway: Under the Gunn."

Perley, Minn., native, up-and-coming designer goes ‘Under the Gunn’

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It may not be evident in her futuristic, edgy style, but Michelle Uberreste, one of 15 up-and-coming designers competing on Lifetime’s new reality-competition show, “Project Runway: Under the Gunn,” grew up on a small Minnesota farm.


A Perley, Minn., native, Uberreste spent her childhood and much of her young adult years in the Upper Midwest, where she learned to sew when she was 5. She was always interested in fashion, she said.

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Jasmine Maki
Jasmine Maki is a features reporter for Accent. Her main beats are arts and entertainment and life and style. She also occasionally covers health, family and TV.
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