Emerging Designer Event to Present FIA Award to Vogue Magazine Contributing Editor Andre Leon Talley
Online PR News – 12-February-2012 – – Modeling and Talent company, City Model & Talent, (http://www.citymodelandtalent.com), announced today that two of their models, Elona Voytovych and Evonne Kyd have been booked to walk within the EMERGE NYFW 2012 runway event. The show has consistently been a platform for emerging designers and this year’s esteemed Fashion Innovator Award (FIA) will be presented to Vogue’s Contributing Editor Andre’ Leon Talley. To add to the excitement of the evening the award will be handed off to Andre by legendary designer and President of the CFDA Diane Von Furstenberg. EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show is produced by D. Williams Public Relations Group and debuted on the Fashion elite social scene in February 2011 and since then has been consistent in providing a platform for emerging designers to showcase their work twice a year for New York City Fashion Week. This year’s EMERGE! Event Will feature a total of 6 designers: Terri Stevens of Project Runway, Omar Villalobos & Gordana Rasic, Elie Kuame, Barbara Bates, Michael Alan Stein & Jahi Fitzgerald.
“I am truly excited to have my girls participate at such an elite New York Fashion Week event” States Jacquelyn Krentzel-Miller. “It is a true testimony to how far City Model and Talent has come during our 10 years within the modeling and talent industry.”
In addition to CMT models participating in the EMERGE! Event, City Model and Talent was also a participating sponsor for the Samina Mughal the February 10th event. The fast rising company also booked of their elite model roster as participants within Season 5 Project Runway winner Leanne Marshall’s for NYFW 2012 in addition to landing model placements within the NYC Code Purple runway event. Within the past 12 months, City Model and Talent models have graced the cover of J Trace Magazine, recently been the focal point of entertaining NHL commercials and much more. Their wide variety of talent have appeared in magazines such as GQ, Maxim, People and commercials from Bud Light, Acura, Coca-Cola and Rolex. Aside from print and runway work their exclusive casting opportunities for models and talent often include high profile music videos for celebrities such as Jennifer Hudson, Lindsay Lohan, Jennifer Lopez and more. Within the last few months, CMT has also taken part in hosting their very own “Fighting Leukemia with Fashion” fundraiser to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in addition to recently exhibiting a table at Saks Fifth Avenue’s a Fashion’s Night Out event. Their upcoming fashion initiatives include official sponsorship of the October 30, 2011 Pink Fashion Show, which helped raise funds for breast cancer awareness.
For more information about City Model & Talent please call 631-232-0400 or visit http://www.citymodelandtalent.com.
About City Model & Talent
Established in 2002, City Model & Talent (CMT) is an innovative, dynamic, and professional organization dedicated to the promotion of models and talent (actors, singers & dancers) into the fashion and entertainment industry. Essentially, CMT is a scouting and development company designed to assist clients with entry into this industry. CMT is recognized as a leading force in marketing and casting their clients for commercials, print work, music videos, and movies as promotional model/spokespeople. Our professional staff is committed to develop, market, cast, and manage your talents to the best of their ability. CMT is the creator of the Fighting Leukemia With Fashion, and continues to oversee the projects growth year after year. For more information on CMT, visit http://www.citymodelandtalent.com or follow CMT on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/mo0WKS or twitter at http://twitter/citymodel.
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