W Magazine And Simon Malls Host Open Casting Calls Nationwide
"Simon is dedicated to celebrating fashion, discovery and community at our iconic shopping centers," said
Chidi Achara, SVP and Global Creative Director for Simon. "We know our young shoppers love fashion, and malls are the ideal scouting ground for new models. By teaming up with W magazine, we're giving them a unique chance to enter the modeling and fashion world."
"We are thrilled to work with Simon as we expand our talent scouting efforts," said
Lucy Kriz, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer of W magazine. "W magazine is known for discovering and supporting new talent in its pages, from young photographers to up-and-coming models. Through our program with Simon, we are reaching readers and shoppers who are passionate about modeling and fashion."
The open casting calls will take place at shopping centers including:
- The Galleria, Houston, TX (
- Del Amo Fashion Center,
At the above casting calls, aspiring models will have professional images taken by a W-commissioned photographer, for a chance to be featured in the magazine's
In addition, W's bookings director,
Erin Simon, who is responsible for booking models for the magazine's editorial shoots, will provide tips and industry insights at the
The casting call events are free and no advance registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.simon.com/w-model-search.
Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (
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