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Model Etiquette 101: Borrowing Designer Garments

Model Etiquette 101: Five Tips to Models when borrowing a designer’s garment(s) for a personal photoshoot, event, or appearance. It is extremely important that you return the items cleaned. Always dry clean your items. Of course ask the designer first to ensure the garment will not get ruined when dry cleaned, they may have their own preferences or personal cleaners. If they use their own cleaners, then give the estimated dollar amount to clean the garment. If using your own cleaners go to a trusted dry cleaners that you have used before. And if you are unsure get one of your personal items cleaned first. Also, make sure to return items in a timely fashion. Designers dislike waiting forever to receive their items back, remember they have shows, rental clients, and shoots so they need their outfits. Also, when wearing their garment to an event/shoot be sure to give photo credit to the designer. Lastly, give a thank you card when you return the garment (s). It takes a lot of heart and soul to create this special piece of clothing not to mention a lot of trust to allow a model to use it. xoxo, Sherrie Gearheart

Model: Sherrie Gearheart  Designer: Leandro Mulet

Model: Sherrie Gearheart
Designer: Leandro Mulet

Designer Spotlight: Satoko Mizuno

In Observance of Asian Heritage Month
Designer Spotlight: Satoko Mizuno

Model: Sherrie Gearheart Photographer: Derek Tokarzewski

Model: Sherrie Gearheart
Photographer: Derek Tokarzewski

Satoko Mizuno is one of my absolute favorite designers based here in Chicago. Her garments are fitted perfectly for a woman’s shape, very durable, and ready to wear for everyday wear while still feeling beautiful and work ready. Her garments are sophisticated. I wore this when running around coordinating our biggest Model Boot Camp event to date. I had over 30 models to manage. I did not have my hair or makeup done because I was waiting for the H/mua team from Steven Papageorge Hair Academy to work on me after the other models. Everyone loves Satoko’s dresses. It doesn’t matter where I wear her garments to, whether its the supermarket, work place,at a special appearance, or walking to my car, I am always stopped and asked, “OMG who designed that? And where did you buy that.” My answer: Satoko Mizuno. I hope you like her designs as much as I do.

xoxo, Sherrie Gearheart
The Queen of Fashion

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Pure American Pageants

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PURE AMERICAN PAGEANTS
Tiara Magazine is proud to announce it will be covering this event with full exclusive interview coverage of the winners of the national PURE American Pageant, along with LIVESTREAMING of this incredible week long event, and Sherrie Gearheart, The Queen Of Fashion & reigning Miss United Nations World Ambassador will conduct the interviews & a model workshop. DVDS will be made available through Tiara Magazine & Pure American Pageant.
Nationals: July 22-26th, 2015 in Orlando, FL.
Learn more at: www.pureamericanpageants.com/

Before nationals, Tiara Magazine will share interview coverage with the Pure American Queens! Stay on the look out.

Nicole Harrington, Illinois Governors Volunteer Service Award

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On April 20th, Nicole Harrington received the Illinois Governors Volunteer Service Award. Governor Rauner was to present the award but he was not able to make it and Scott McFarland Executive Director of Serve Illinois presented it to Miss Harrington.

Nicole was chosen out of over 200 nominees. Two of the members that reviewed all of the nominations came up to her after the ceremony and told her in all the years that they have been reviewing the nominations they have never seen any young person do as much as she has for her age. They told her that they can’t wait to see where she goes and they are sure they will hear about her again in the future.

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Nicole Harrington is a sophomore at St Joseph Catholic Academy High School and she is the founder of an anti-bullying program called STAR (Stop, Think, And React). She understands first hand that bullying is a big problem in our society and at the young age of 11 she created STAR to help children know what to do if they witness a bullying situation. Nicole has delivered a number of speeches to all ages promoting her STAR program and has partnered with Live Out Loud Charity for suicide prevention. Partnering with LOLC has provided more opportunity for Nicole to tell her story and promote STAR by speaking at fashion show fund raisers, schools, and to Girl Scout troops. She continues to reach people of all ages by promoting her program and hopes to someday put a stop to bullying. Nicole has been part of the Live Out Loud Charity, Leadership Academy, since 2013 and is moving into mentoring other young girls to become leaders in the stop bullying campaign, STAR.

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When Nicole is not promoting her STAR program or completing her school studies you can find her volunteering her time at many different organizations. Nicole has volunteered over 350 hours of her time. Within the past year she has volunteered at local community events, Relay for Life, Northern Illinois Food Bank, and American Heart Association events to name a few. A recent event that she organized was making blankets for the local cancer research hospital. She collected donations to raise money for fabric, organized a group to get together and make blankets, and delivered 11 blankets to the hospital to keep cancer patients warm while they are receiving treatment.

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Nicole recently competed in Pure American Pageant and won the title of National Young Miss. She plans to use her title to help promote her program STAR and provide more opportunity to connect with other volunteer organizations.

Tiara Magazine and Live Out Loud Charity are proud of Nicole Harrington and her mother Sandy Harrington for their countless hours of volunteer effort to help others and make this world a better place.

Model Casting Call

URGENT model casting call! One day left. The Model Idea will be filming and announce its season 1 winners! Adel Fashion Producations amd Live Out Loud Charity join together for an exclusive fashion show. Tiara Magazine relaunches its print publication with models and beauty queens from around the USA including our cover model Escarolyn Garcia flying in from Boston to be with us, Jera Lynn Taw Anders Today’s American Women Queens, LOLC Miss Worldwide Queens, Miss Humanitarian Queens, AmElegance Queens, BJ CJ Jones & Dawn Frison Cook’s American Elegance National and International Queens, and more. Audition to be model in our show or email us to walk as a beauty queen in our show. Proud to be working with fashion designers Ashley Alverth, Sarah Kleiser, Tiffany Cooper, and more. Audition with us!!!! Be part of the family. Enjoy the fun.11175043_10153244534938523_2957130568561321669_n

CALLING ALL BEAUTY QUEENS

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Are you a beauty queen that wants to strut her stuff on the runway? Tiara Magazine has just the event for you. In fact we have several events for you! Now is your chance to walk the runway wearing your crown and sash to show the world who you are, what your title is, and what you are all about. Beauty queens get to attend our events, walk the runway, mingle, make new friends, be part of awesome photo shoots, support a great cause, all while doing what they love! The fee to sign up is always small and covers all of the above including their time to shine on the runway. Each queen has a chance to be seen in Tiara Magazine from photos taken during the event. We are always proud to showcase queens that walk in our event. Each annual show we hold, we have had over 75 beauty queens from various pageant systems, fly in from around the country and world. We hope you will join us for future shows.

Upcoming show:

Broadway to The Runway
May 31st
Uptown Underground
Chicago, IL

Learn how YOU can sign up HERE

MODEL BOOT CAMP #11

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Model Boot Camp #11
Date: Jun 7th, 2015
The Model Idea tv show will be filming during this event. Build the portfolio of your dreams. Work with several fashion photographers, make your dreams come true, expand your modeling career by gaining real experience and exposure.
Sign up today CLICK HERE

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Exclusive Broadway to the Runway Fashion Show

May 31st details- Exclusive Broadway to the Runway Event

Escarolyn Garcia, Tiara Magazine Cover Model will attend the event and is flying in from Boston, MA

Escarolyn Garcia, Tiara Magazine Cover Model will attend the event and is flying in from Boston, MA


The Exclusive Broadway to The Runway event is an exciting show featuring fashions from several designers, models and beauty queens from all over the USA, the winners of The Model Idea tv show, and a special re-launch celebration of Tiara Magazine. Enjoy a fashion show, live music performances, appetizers, cash bar, and fun with people from all over the nation and Chicago’s best. Copies of Tiara Magazine will be available. A meet and greet with our models and beauty queens will occur throughout the event and photo ops will be available with professional photographers for you to capture memories that will last a lifetime. Special guests include the The Model Idea contestants, American Elegance Queens, Miss Worldwide Queens, Miss Humanitarian Models, Today’s American Queens, Tiara Magazine’s Brand Ambassador Jennifer Klosinski, and Tiara Magazine’s Cover Model Escarolyn Garcia who is flying in from Boston, MA. The Model Idea tv show will be taping as we announce the final two winners from the show. Come out and celebrate life with us! There will be a special crowning ceremony for the newly appointed Miss Worldwide Ambassadors for Live Out Loud Charity. There will be a 50/50 raffle for Live Out Loud Charity a non profit organization for suicide prevention, depression awareness, anti bullying, and self esteem improvement in our youth and adults of all ages. To learn more you may visit www.liveoutloudcharity.org or www.tiaramag.net

Auditions

April 26th
3pm-5pm

Audition location
Spoil Me Hair Salon
4668 N Broadway St
Chicago, Illinois

FASHION SHOW DETAILS
Exclusive Broadway to the Runway Fashion Show
May 31st, 2015
Hair/makeup location:
Spoil Me Hair Salon, 4668 North Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640
Directly across the street from the venue.
Call time for hair/makeup is 10am or 12noon depending on designer.
Fashion Show Location: Uptown Underground
4707 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL
Models head to venue at 5pm for mini rehearsal.
Doors open 6:30pm
Event starts at 7pm over by 9pm.
Ticket link: CLICK HERE
Direct link: https://exclusive-broadway-to-the-runway-event.eventbrite.com

Jennifer Klosinski, Tiara Magazine Brand Ambassador

Jennifer Klosinski, crowned Tiara Magazine’s brand ambassador, during the 3rd Chicago Fashion Show for Live Out Loud Charity. Jennifer has a heart of gold and is a beautiful ambassador. Tiara Magazine is read all over the world in 177 countries. Learn more CLICK HERE. Photo by ZGphoto11051935_716694078450596_8188986333879973853_o

PURE PAGEANT TEAMS TIARA MAGAZINE

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Pure American Pageants and Tiara Magazine are teaming up for the 2015 Pure American National Pageant in beautiful Orlando, Florida, July 22-26. Pure American Pageants will be holding it’s 5th National Pageant and Tiara Magazine will be there to host live interviews and offer Live Stream coverage of the pageant week. The live stream link will be placed HERE two weeks before the national Pure Pageant for everyone to see.

Tiara Magazine will feature the 2015 National Royalty, Sweetheart Ultimate National Queens, and Ultimate National Queens on the winter cover of Tiara Magazine with a four page spread inside and coverage for each of them. A Runway Modeling Workshop will be offered by the renowned international modeling sensation Sherrie Gearheart, Tiara Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, and founder of the Live Out Loud Charity, will be offered for a nominal fee. Tiara Magazine will also be selling DVDs to the 2015 National Pageant and runway workshop. Tiara Magazine will be selling DVDs of the national pageant and you may pre-order your HERE. You may also pre-order a single copy of the Tiara Magazine issue with the PURE American Queens that will come out this winter or you may subscribe to Tiara Magazine for one year.

Come be a part of our 2015 National Pageant! Visit our website today for apply or for more information. www.pureamericanpageants.com

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