Nina Garcia Joins J.C. Penney

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Nina Garcia attends the Project Runway 10th Anniversary NY Times Square Outdoor Runway Event at Times Square on June 15, 2012 in New York City.
Nina Garcia. Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

In addition to being the style director of Marie Claire, a judge on Project Runway, and an adviser for Moda Operandi, Nina Garcia has signed on as J.C. Penney's  "Style Voice and fashion collection curator," according to her website. This means she'll help the retailer's merchandise and design teams figure out what's trendy, as well as drum up publicity through social media and public appearances. The announcement was surely pegged to all the fuss over Project Runway's season 10 premiere (tonight!).