Colorado Models Share Why They Want to Be a Part of Colorado Fashion Week!
On Sunday, September 10th, Colorado Fashion Week’s second model casting call was held at Andrea Tucker’s Studio A, Denver, CO. Models trekked from as far as Aspen not only to audition–but support–such a game changing event for Colorado. Similar to the upcoming movie, Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt, the story of Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane, Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, Founder and Creative Director of Colorado Fashion Week is also a change agent. Read: Moneyball Starring Brad Pitt: The Game Changer and Me.
In an effort to create an economically sustainable and highly respected fashion industry in Colorado, like Billy Beane, Kwarteng is also “employing radical strategies that fly in the face of conventional wisdom”.
Against all odds, Coloradans truly believe Colorado can be a fashion capital of the west!
Read: Town Hall Meeting: “Does Colorado Have What it Takes to be the Fashion Capital of the West”
“I really want to help Denver become a fashion center, and have everyone be excited to come to Denver for the fashion and style,” says 20-year-old Whitney, Donna Baldwin Talent Model.
Hair Model Bonnie Gregory said, “It’s about time we get taken seriously. There are so many wonderful designers in this town.”
While showing First Class Fashionista’s readers her crochet hat, which looked like a Raphael Kroshay design, Bonnie also adds, “And people who make their own stuff.”
“I would love to see us get out there and have people know who we are,” says Bonnie Gregory. Below, check out more of First Class Fashionista’s Colorado Fashion Week model casting call interviews!
The objective of Colorado Fashion Week is to create opportunities for the fashion and entertainment industry in Colorado. As a result of a successful Colorado Fashion Week, Justice Kwesi Kwarteng projects a new and revitalized Colorado fashion and entertainment industry.
“A huge objective for me is to keep and retain the talent in Colorado,” Kwarteng pledges.