MODEL IMAGE 101 MODEL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
INSTRUCTORS AND CURRICULUM
Julie is an international certified image consultant and is highly regarded in the fashion industry. She is the Founder/Executive Producer of Fashion Week Lake Charles, which hosts several successful fashion events that benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF). She is a member of Fashion Group International (FGI), Board Member of Festigals, and a certified member of the Association of Image Consultants International.
My mom always told me: ‘push your shoulders back Mandy! Keep your head up high and be proud!’ I was a very tall girl growing up and didn’t want to stand out from my friends. Luckily my mom disagreed and sent me to a runway coaching class myself. I learned how to stand up straight and move with confidence and I felt so much more confident!
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Jordan is a very successful independent model who has been published internationally and has perfected the art of freelance. Over time, Jordan has taken a strong hold on what it means to do a lot without much. As a sought after seasoned runway walker, and a pose perfectionist, Jordan brings years of experience and real model life to all classes. As a founding member of Posh Society Jordan has proven creativity play a huge part in the fashion business..
Tracee Dundas is the Founder and Executive Producer of New Orleans Fashion Week, a freelance fashion stylist, contributing fashion editor to numerous publications, and host of “Fashion Friday” on New Orleans FOX Network, WVUE as well as coordinate fashion shows, productions, and events throughout the year. She recognizes the importance of giving back by volunteering and supporting nonprofit organizations such as Young Audiences, Children’s Hospital, Dress for Success, Cinderella Project Learn more
Patrick is the Lead Photographer for Fashion Week Lake Charles. He has worked with FWLC for 4 years. Shooting Fashion Weeks across the country and beyond. Specializing in Professional Photography Services: Runway-Portfolios-Weddings-Engagements-Models and more
Justice has been a Makeup Artist since 2006 and is the account Executive for Dior Cosmetics for Dillard's Department stores. The magic happens at Dillard's where he Empowers, Educates, and Beautifies their clients.
Valleen V. Vallere has been a licensed Cosmetologist since September 2000. She attended Stage One School of Beauty where she obtained her cosmetology license. After working in the salon industry for 16 years, she went back to Stage One in 2016 and received her cosmetology instructors license. She has done work for fashion shows and photo shoots for editorial and print ads. Currently she is the manager at Ulta Beauty Lake Charles
Victoria, in addition to being selected out of 100,000 people to become Top 5 on Cycle 19 of America’s Next Top Model, Victoria Henley has also been featured on covers and in editorial spreads for Runway, Italian Vogue, Modern Hair and Beauty Australia, and more. She has graced hundreds of runways globally for acclaimed designers and has served as a headlining instructor for the Society Fashion Week’s mentorship seminars. Henley became the first-ever fashion liaison for the company, showcasing, promoting and modeling jewelry at top fashion weeks across the US, including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, etc. She also owns a company called, “Magnifique”, through which she produces showcases & mentors/trains/develops models from around the world. Learn more.