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Contestants for the Develop Model Management Beauty Show March 2015

Congratulations to the following teams for being selected to participate in the OFW & Develop Model Management Beauty Show, Fashion Icons Through The Ages, on March 15th, 2015. Teams will have 48 hours to create an 8-look collection.  The winner will receive a $2,500 prize package. The package includes $1,000 cash prize, an exclusive VIP table at the August 2015 Finale valued at $1,000 and a full-page ad in Omaha FASHION Magazine.











Welcome to the Dojo: Leslie Wilson, Rosha Taylor, Venus Watson, Corey Moore

Dressed to Kill: Linda Miller, Lesly Gallardo, Jacqueline Orellana-Martinez, Crystal Ellis

Team T’eez: Tremain Gardner, Alia Quattlebaum, Ty Majied, Crystal Webber, Ashley Foster, Alyssa Jalass

Reveal: Ash Robinson, Tasha, Megan, Katie, Ellie, Genna, Heidi

Victor Victoria: Siobhan Kozisek, LeeAnn Boyle, Kali Rahder, Hilary Hubbell, Sarah Poderys, Dylan Tinnerstet

Skincerely Yours: Jamie Carman, Juan Giraldo, Abbey Piffner, Alex Stoltenberg, Holly Habroock

Garbo’s: Paty Crabtree, Abby Wederquist, Kalinda Kehn, Faith Henley

3 Eclectic Chicks: Dominga Venita Rangel, Nicole Gibson, Alia Malik Quattlebaum


Get your tickets HERE!


Hair Stylists & Make Up Artists: Apply for the Develop Model Management Beauty Show at OFW!

Hero Image 4 OFW is looking for 8 teams of hair stylists and make up artists who want to compete for a $2,500 prize package at the Develop Model Management Beauty Show at Omaha Fashion Week on Sunday, March 15. The package includes $1,000 cash prize, an exclusive VIP table at the August 2015 Finale valued at $1,000 and a full-page ad in Omaha FASHION Magazine. Applications are due by January 23.

If you want to enter this contest, complete this form: Application Form

We've gotten lots of great questions about how we are running the competition…here they are + answers:

How does the Beauty competition work? Style teams will draw a theme from a bowl on Friday, March 13  during the Designer Show Case II (tickets will be provided to contest participants).  They'll have 48 hours to develop & execute their concept based on the theme they've drawn. Sky is the limit on creativity!

What are the themes? You'll have to find out on March 13!

How many people can be on a team? We recommend four – a team leader, hair stylist, make up artist + stylist to put it all together.

How many models can be in each collection? There will be 8 looks in each collection.

What will the models will be wearing? (Leggings & tank top? Button down & dress slacks?) Good question. It’s up to your team! We want this to be a visual explosion! Bring your theme to life however you want! ...however no swimwear or lingerie allowed :)

Will the designers be choosing their own models or are they assigned? Models will be assigned by Develop Model Management on Friday, March 13. You will be given all of your models' contact details immediately after the show.  We encourage you to reach out to your models ASAP when you receive their information.

Can style teams choose number of male and female models? Teams do not get to pick their models.

What are the judging categories and who will be doing the judging? A dedicated panel of beauty industry experts will judge teams on creativity and visual impact.  This panel is separate from the OFW Selection Panel.

Do we have to pay for tickets to the show? Participating styling teams will receive backstage passes plus a set of complimentary tickets for additional guests.

Styling teams will be announced on Jan. 30!

Email us at if you have other questions to add to this list.  Thanks!!

OFW Team

Hair & Makeup teams to vie for $2,000 prize package at OFW Beauty & Style Show March 9

6H0C8221Congrats to the following teams for being selected to participate in the OFW Beauty & Style event on Sunday, March 9! Teams will have 48 hours to create an 8-look collection.  The winner will receive a $2,000 prize package.

Welcome to the Dojo: Leslie Wilson, Rosha Taylor, Venus Watson, Corey Moore

Scissori's: Tina Spencer, Dori Walker, Bob Fouts, Jessica Billingsley, Lynn Mills

T'eez: Justine Reilly, Thomas Sena

Sirens at the Loft: Chevy Kozisek, LeeAnn, Kali, Hilary, Cory

Glitz: Gilma Lara, Ellie Nichole Jensen

Capitol's Creations: Megan Madson, Abbygayl Meyer

Garbo's Midtown Crossing: Abby Wederquist, Jen Warta, Paty Crabtree, Kalinda Mendenhall

One Drake Place: Brittany Granados, Meagan Moerles

Styling Teams Announced for Hair, Make up & Accessories Show

LillyHatMakeUpCUB Last week, we announced the accessories designers who will participate in our first ever Hair, Makeup & Accessories Show on Feb. 27.  The next step is to announce our styling teams!  We received many great submissions, but could only accept seven.  Here they are:

Welcome to the Dojo: Leslie Wilson, Yai Stovall, Rosha Taylor, Venus Watson

Kontempo.: Amy Todd, Kirby Keomysay, Lindsay Bideaux, Tasha Baughman, Julian Constantino, Aynsley Wernick, Kristen Rozmiarek

Fringes Artistic Design Team: Omar Rodriguez, Tiffany Welch, Samantha Strickland, Romina Meyer, Jordan Palmer

Salon Aura: Nicki DuRee, Nichole Allner, Tera Sitts, Megan Hamilton

Garbos: Stacey Tarr, Melissa Contreras, Jen Warta

One Drake Place: Eddiy Hilliard, Megan Morales, Brittany Vala, Sherry Rosa

Salon Fusion: Bettia Williamson & team

All of these teams will be partnered with an accessories designer and will compete for a $2,000 prize package, trophy and bragging rights on Feb. 27.  We are excited to partner with Develop Model Management, Mood Designer Fabrics and The Fabric Concierge on this new event at Omaha Fashion Week.

Tickets are on sale at  Hope you'll join us!  Good luck to all of our teams - stay tuned for details on judges and criteria soon.

Accessories Designers Announced for Feb. 27 Show

Omaha Fashion Week organizers are thrilled to announce the accessories designers who will participate in the first ever Hair, Make Up & Accessories Show at Omaha Fashion Week.  "The HMA Show is going to really spotlight the creativity of our Omaha hairstylists and make up artists, while finally giving accessories designers a platform to showcase their work," said OFW Producer Brook Hudson.  "We've received so many inquiries from accessories designers over the years - this type of show is long overdue." The show is sponsored by Develop Model Management and New York-based fabric retailer, Mood Designer Fabrics, made famous through the hit reality TV series "Project Runway". Below are the eight designers who will participate in the show: Inez Gill - high quality bridal accessories

Ruffled Runway - high end children's accessories

Crafty Hands - heavily textured knitted pieces

NTrinsic - leather cuffs, collars and zipper wear

Re-Creations from the Edge - handmade hats and bags

Little Miss Fashion - unique accessories for kids and tweens

Fin by T. Justine Reilly - theatrical beaded pieces

The show is scheduled for Feb. 27 with doors at 6 p.m. and runway show at 8 p.m.  Designers and styling teams will be paired up in a random drawing during the Cancer Survivor Show on Feb. 26.  "Teams will have 24 hours to create and execute their concept," said Hudson.  Models will be dressed in hand selected fabrics from Mood that will be accessorized by designers' original creations. A panel of judges will select which team will win a $2,000 prize package.

The pre-party from 6-8 p.m. will feature a pop-up swatch shop from Mood with over 1,000 fabric swatches.  "Fashion designers, stylists, artists and any creative person who uses fabric as a medium should come to this show.  Mood is providing a new way for designers to source high quality fabrics locally," said Hudson.

Omaha Fashion Week is scheduled for Feb. 26-Mar. 2 at KANEKO on 1111 Jones St.  To see the full show line-up and buy tickets, visit



Stylist/Makeup Artists wanted

Boost your exposure and join us for our highly acclaimed fashion shows.  Omaha Fashion Week is now accepting stylists/makeup artists. Who should apply

  • Those driven by creativity and dedicated to individualism
  • New faces looking for opportunities
  • Interested in the local fashion community


  • Behind-the-scenes at Omaha fashion week
  • Work directly with our designers
  • Have your looks showcased on the runway
  • Networking

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you please fill out the salon/stylist/mua form here.