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Laurence Basse Bio, Daughter, Partner, Project Runway

Fashion designer Laurence Basse has returned to Emmy Award-winning show Project Runway. After becoming a finalist in 2015, she is now ready for the All-Stars season. Learn all about Laurence in this article.

Here, we cover her age, daughter, partner, and more.

Laurence Basse On Project Runway All-Stars Season 20

Laurence Basse is the cast member of Project Runway All-Stars season 20. Season 20 is deviating from the standard format of brand-new up-and-coming designers trying to win. Former contestants from the last 19 seasons have come back to try to atone for their mistakes. What is the prize, you ask? $250,000 to be exact, plus bragging rights, of course.

Christian Siriano is the coach for the historic Season 20, and Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth are the judges.

Laurence was approached via mail from an unknown source a few years ago to participate in the program. She said, “I took a long pause before submitting my candidature because I was not sure if I wanted to do a fashion reality show, but my friend convinced me, and I took the plunge. It was one of the best decisions I’ve made.”

This is the second chance for her (finalist in season 15) and it means “that I get the opportunity to showcase my work again on the big screen, to millions of people around the word, and get a second chance at winning.”

For this season, Laurence “approached this season like I did my first one. I geared up to go to war. I gave the best of me without losing sight of who I am as a designer and stayed true to my brand while remembering that it’s a competition.”

Besides the show, Laurence has also worked on shows like And Then, Mind Sex, Athazagora, and Yvonne Orji.

How Much Is Laurence Basse Net Worth?

Laurence Basse has accumulated an impressive net worth of under $2.5 Million.

Former Parisian model Laurence continues to exemplify style. She worked as a pro model for 15 years. Following her participation in Season 15, she has continued to display her sophisticated design sensibility by making custom outfits for A-listers and selling her men’s and women’s clothing as well as accessories on her online store.

NBA players Dwight Howard and Serge Ibaka are among her illustrious clients, as are well-known actors Aldis Hodge, Jada Pinkett Smith, Yvonne Orji, A.J. Johnson, and Gina Rodriguez. Samara Joy, a jazz singer who has won two Grammy Awards, recently wore a dress she created. Laurence’s fashion seamlessly combines masculinity with femininity, edginess, and beauty.

Laurence started selling art and clothes was her job with her older brother back in high school. It started as a way to support her family financially to afford the fashion she wanted to wear. At the age of 14, it became clear to her that she wanted to pursue a career in art and fashion.

Laurence has launched a brand named Laurence Basse. The label sources the most opulent materials available and is committed to structure and detail.

Fun Fact: Laurence’s fashion icon for Grace Jones.

Laurence Basse Age

Laurence Basse is 48 years old. Her birth year is 1974.

Laurence Basse Height

Laurence Basse’s height measures above 5 feet 10 inches.

Does Laurence Basse Have A Daughter?

Laurence Basse had a daughter who she welcomed a daughter named Victoria in 1991. In April 2021, she shared what appears to be one of the first pictures of her and her daughter that was ever taken.

She wrote in the caption, “I found this picture this morning, it was taken 30 years ago… I was only 16 with a baby in my arms. I was so so lost, and dreams shattered… entered fashion school that same year… that was the one thing that kept me from falling. There is always a way even if you can’t see it just yet… just BELIEVE in the possibilities.”

It was a difficult time for her. When Laurence became pregnant at the age of 16 and had to face estrangement from her father. She also took inspiration from it and applied it to her collections.

Additionally, Laurence has a son named Marley. She has featured her son on various posts.

The fashion designer spoke about her children with The Chic Spy where she wrote, “I was a mom at an early age so I had to grow up fast and be responsible for another human being. I was blessed to have a successful modeling career when my daughter was growing up, and now I have my son as well…My kids mean the world to me.”

Laurence Basse Partner

Sadly, the current relationship status of Laurence Basse is unclear.

Laurence Basse Family

Laurence Farah Basse is the full name of Laurence Basse. She came from a large family consisting of 11 members who struggled financially. Her parents hail from Guinea Bissau.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Laurence Basse Birthday?

Laurence Basse’s birthday is on 20 October.

  • Where Is Laurence Basse From?

Laurence was born in Normandy, a city in the northern region of France. She is currently residing in Los Angeles, California.

  • Is Laurence Basse On Instagram And Facebook?

Yes, Laurence is available on Instagram (@laurencebasse), Facebook (@basselaurence), Twitter (@laurencebasse), and on TikTok (@laurencebasse20) as well.

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