ABOUT THE CONTEST
WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION is an annual modeling and fashion designer global contest created and produced by Face Of Fashion, a fashion modeling and fashion design management, located in one of the fashion capital of the world, New York City.
Launched in 2011, preceding Ford Models’/Face Of Fashion Supermodel of the Caribbean 2007/2008 under the directorship of Carla Hazel, searches for fresh-face model talents and fashion forward designers talents around the globe.
WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION CONTEST is the first ever global fashion contest to partner fashion model talent and fashion designer and/or Fashion Company to compete in fashion via online global competing, voting, and destination live in-person fashion contest; local, national, social media promotions and live stream participation, where the global fashion enthusiasts will be able to interact.
Emerging fashion designer and aspiring model hopefuls from all over the globe have the opportunity to apply online and in person at live model casting at a chance to compete and be declared “Face Of Fashion 2016”. The expert team from Face Of Fashion (www.fofashion.com) manages the contest’s international promotion, review applications and votes, in addition to organizing local live castings in the search for the year’s very best fresh faces of fashion and new fashion design discoveries.
WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION casting calls and in-person local contest begin in the Caribbean and continue to interesting countries around the global.
FACE OF FASHION www.fofashion.com, is the global fashion resource for models, fashion designers, makeup artist, hair stylist and photographers to network and participate in fashion contest; as well as, fashion enthusiasts and curious minds to be fashionable informed with fashion and entertainment information, tips, trends, events and news alerts.
WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION contest has the reach to discover the newest, freshest and unrepresented fashion modeling and emerging fashion designers talents. This contest intention is to launch their careers to the next level in the Global Fashion Industry.
Official Model & Fashion Designer Search Rules, Policies and Process:
- How to enter:
Go to www.fofashion.com to register online to enter WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION 2016, Global Fashion Contest on the “Contest Page”. Fill out and complete the Fashion Designer or Model Contest Entry Form and pay the Model Contest Entry Fee online or in person at live casting calls of $25.00 (age range 13 to 24), $45.00 (age range 25 to 35) and Fashion Designer Entry Fee $475.00. In-person live fashion designer and model casting calls and contest will be advertised and held in specific named countries.
*** All model contestants will receive a Face Of Fashion T-Shirt as an Entry Gift. In-person model contestants will receive a photo wearing the Face Of Fashion T-Shirt. Fashion Designer contestants will receive a Face Of Fashion T-Shirt, and the opportunity to showcase five (5) of his/her designs in Face Of Fashion Showroom as an Entry Gift.
Completed on-line entries must be received by the deadline date for specific countries. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. All entry information must be clearly and legibly typed. All submissions become the property of Face Of Fashion and will not be returned.
All submitting models must be at least 13 years of age. All under age models must avert their parents of their submission. Applying models cannot be part of any other modeling contest. If signed with another agency the applying model must specify which agency this is.
- Contest Instructions & Process:
WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION 2016, Global Fashion Contest begins on October 26th, 2015. All contestants must read contest instructions carefully and follow the rules and policies.
To compete in the fashion contest, Model Contestant must: (1) Upload four photos. This includes: a facial profile, full front, side and back view photo. (2) Contestant must make a two (2) minutes YouTube “Selfie Fashion Show Video,” introducing contestant great personality and convincing us why you are the “Face Of Fashion 2016”. (3) In the Selfie Fashion Show Video contestant must showcase three outfits: (i) Sports Wear, (ii) Fashion Forward Edgy Wear and (iii) High Fashion Evening Wear.
***Model Contestant must then upload the YouTube Selfie Fashion Show video link in the Entry Form to complete the process for submission to compete.
Fashion Designer Contestant must complete Entry Form and in the description space must include his/her biography and upload a minimum of five (5) photos and/or YouTube video link of fashion designer work for submission to compete.
- Judging Process:
A panel of fashion experts, and Face Of Fashion team will review all submissions and select finalists’ winners and/or countries representatives on the basis of the three (3) Ps – personality, poise, and photogenic qualities. The finalists’ winners will be chosen at various times based on country location and in-person local and national contest.
Online contestants voting will be open to the public, as well as, the Fashion Expert Judges. Public votes will count for 40% and judges’ votes will count for 60% of total.
- Winners Selection / Prizes:
The partnered “Model and Fashion Designer” winners will be awarded lucrative prizes. This depends on the applying models’ potential. One winner and possibly several runner ups will be selected. Prizes for the winners will include:
- Declared Face Of Fashion 2016 Winners (Model & Designer) will participate in Face Of Fashion produced fashion events such as Caribbean New York Fashion Week, as well as, our partners and affiliates fashion events throughout 2016.
- Face Of Fashion declared Model Winner will receive a General Modeling contract with Face Of Fashion (terms to be defined upon winning).
- Runners-up may be awarded a Face Of Fashion Modeling Contract and a Gift Certificate.
- Face Of Fashion 2016 winners will receive photo shoot opportunities with well known photographers in the Fashion Industry to build model professional portfolio and fashion designer lookbook.
- Partnered model and fashion designer winners will receive an Editorial Photo Shoot for a Fashion Magazine.
- Fashion Designer Winner will receive the opportunity to showcase his/her fashion collection in a major New York City department store, boutique and/or Face Of Fashion Showroom.
- Fashion Designer Winner will attend seminars and workshops to prepare him/her to be Export Ready.
- Model Winner will receive a full year of beauty and cosmetics products.
- Declared winners will receive the bragging rights of being the Face Of Fashion 2016.
By completing and submitting WHO IS THE FACE OF FASHION 2016 registration and entry form, contestants/entrants agree to be bound by Face Of Fashion rules, policies and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all respects.
All winners will be required to execute, without change, fashion designer and standard model agreements in the contracts prepared by Face Of Fashion. Face Of Fashion management have the rights to cancel and/or change the contest rules and polices without advance notice and/or consent from contestants.