Portland Fashion Week Open Call for Models on Aug 29th

Portland Fashion Week Open Call for Models on Aug 29th

On Sunday August 29, 2010, open calls will be held for female and male models to participate in the runway shows of Portland Fashion Week October 6-10, 2010.

LOCATION:
DoubleTree Hotel
Exhibit Hall
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232

TIME:
Sunday August 29
12:00 – 2:00 PM (AGENCY MODELS ONLY)
2:00 – 3:00 PM (OPEN TO ALL AGENCY OR AMATEUR)

FEMALES:
Minimum 5’8 – 6’0
Dress Sizes 0-6
BRING HEELS

MALES:
5’10 – 6’2
Waist 28-32
Jacket Sizes Up to 42L

COMPENSATION:
AGENCY MODELS: $50 per Calendar Show Date
AMATEUR MODELS: WORK-FOR-TRADE/EXPOSURE
Booking for any one or more show dates includes mandatory participation in
Rehearsal Sunday September 19th 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Group Fitting Session Sunday October 3rd 1:00 – 4:30 pm

MODELS can indicate their availability for any given dates and be assigned to shows accordingly. While it is welcome, THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT FOR PFW MODELS TO BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PORTLAND FASHION WEEK SHOW DATES.

Models should be flexible about making themselves available for individual fittings if necessary, particularly for out of town designers who might not arrive in Portland in time for the group fitting session on October 3rd. PFW’s house photography sponsor for 2010 is New York’s world-renown Fashion Wire Press who distributes world-class runway images to editors and publications around the globe.

Portland Fashion Week appreciates the hard work and dedication of its models, and the modest compensation structure of this community project, staffed and organized by volunteers, is enhanced by both local, national, and international placement and exposure un-equaled in North American fashion weeks outside of New York City.

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