On Sept. 11, six Project Runway finalists showed collections at Skylight at Moynihan Station for the reality series’ annual New York Fashion Week show. The designs of one contestant — whose identity was kept secret at the time to avoid spoilers — made a particular splash

And on Thursday night, the designer behind that line — Ashley Nell Tipton — was crowned the winner of Season 14. Tipton was the first Project Runway contestant to show a completely plus-size collection at fashion week; now she’s the first winner to specialize in full-figure fashion

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‘Project Runway’ winner shatters the fashion industry’s status quo