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Local Fashion Contests: Azalea boutique and Art Institutes of California

Be on your way to becoming America's next top model or the next fashion design star by entering these local competitions.


Courtesy of Azalea boutique

What: The Azalea anniversary party fashion show model contest

When: Entry deadline is Sept. 1; five winners will be announced Sept. 5 for their spot to model in the Sept. 19 show at Mezzanine, styled by Brandon Scott, designer of B. Son SF.

How: Submit two non-professional photos (a head shot and full body shot, name, phone number, and a short paragraph about why the boutique should choose you to strut in the store's fall fashion show) to contest@azaleasf.com


Courtesy of The Art Institutes of California

What: The Art Institutes of California Passion for Fashion Competition 2009

When: Entry deadline is Nov. 21 for all high school seniors in the U.S.

How: The competition consists of two categories, Fashion Design, and Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management. The grand prize in each category includes a full tuition scholarship to The Art Institute's school with a Fashion program at which the student entered the Competition. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco offers Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing programs.

In addition to a full tuition scholarship, the grand prize winning student in each category will receive an all-expense- paid trip to New York City for Fashion Week in February 2009, a “meet and greet” at Seventeen Magazine’s offices and lunch with a Seventeen Magazine style pro.

For more information, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/pr or contact Lorraine Woodcheke, Public Relations Coordinator  at (415) 276-4019 or lwoodcheke@aii.edu.