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Nashville Fashion Week Kickoff Party

The First of Many Big Announcements from Nashville Fashion Week

The Nashville Fashion Week 2017 Kickoff Party is next Monday, February 20. The 2016 Nashville Fashion Forward Fund recipient, 2017 emerging and Nashville designers, fourth annual Nashville Fashion Forward Gala chairs and Style Icon Award honoree and other exciting details about NFW 2017 will be announced. A limited number of tickets are available online until Friday and at the door, while supplies last.


Nashville AMAX Model Search

AMAX Talent is searching for aspiring models to debut at Nashville Fashion Week 2017. Eligible male and female applicants ages 13-30 have the opportunity to meet with AMAX Talent scouts on April 1 at Macy’s 2nd Level at The Mall at Green Hills.

The 2017 winner will be announced on Wednesday, April 5 during a Nashville Fashion Week event. The winner will receive a prize package that includes:

  • $1,000 modeling contract with AMAX Talent
  • The opportunity to meet one-on-one with top national modeling agents including IMG, Next, Elite and Ford
  • A professional photo shoot with photographer Mark DeLong

No experience is required, but applicants must meet all of the physical and age requirements specified on amaxtalent.com. Only models NOT represented by other agencies are eligible to participate. All Model Search applicants will also be considered for Nashville Fashion Week model casting.

The AMAX + NFW Model Search has been a launchpad for many successful modeling careers since 2012. Only two weeks after being named the 2016 Model Search winner, Molly Rothe was selected to walk for Carolina Herrera. She has since received multiple contract offers from top agencies around the world. 2015 Model Search winner, Briggs Rudder, is currently in development and has been photographed by several notable photographers. 2014 winner, Sydney Chiyoko, signed with Next Model Management and has walked in Nashville Fashion Week and Miami Swim Week. 2014 finalists, Camryn Clark and Sarah Beth Elder, have signed with IMG Worldwide and FORD Chicago. 2013 winner, Olivia Brunner, has been featured in Justine Magazine and worked for TJ Maxx. Caleigh Darraugh, the 2012 Model Search winner, has worked in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Asia. Her clients include Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Gilt Group, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire France and L’Officiel and she has appeared on the cover of WWD and L’Officiel Morocco. 2012 finalist, Lydia Touchton, has signed with Elite Model Management.

For more information, please visit www.NashvilleFashionWeek.com.

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