Some lucky lady’s dream is about to come true! Enter to win the ESSENCE IT Girl model search for a chance to appear in the esteemed September fashion issue of the magazine. And, you could also win a one year contract with Elite Model Management – one of the world’s largest and most prestigious modeling agencies.
In an effort to address the lack of diversity on the runways, ESSENCE and Elite will conduct a nationwide search for the new African-American “It” model. The winner — to be announced in May.
Apply online by Monday, April 11, at www.essence.com/itgirl
Please keep in mind the following points when taking your photos:
- Photos should NOT be professional
- Use either a digital, disposable, film, or Polaroid camera
- Background should be a plain (preferably white) wall
- Wear a two-piece swimsuit
- Keep hair natural
- Do not wear makeup
- Do not pose
- Photos should include some with your hair up and some with your hair down
Elite scouts are interested in seeing your natural beauty!
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS
Write your name, address, phone number, age, and measurements(height, bust, waist and hips)
on the back of the photos or in the body of your email. If you were scouted at an event, add the
name of the event and location as well. Please note that mailed photos will not be returned without a
self-addressed, stamped envelope included
Via Post Mail:
Elite Model Management
404 Park Avenue South, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10016