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Couture Models holding auditions for men, women

Dameron Smith, a freshman majoring in pre-nursing, tries out for Couture Models.

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

The Couture Models of EIU started their annual auditions to build a new, re-invented, group of male and female models at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5 in Lawson Hall’s basement During the tryout, the females trying out wore heels, while men were not required to wear anything special. Each person was given ...

“Freak Show” highlights Couture Models’ passion for fashion

Cassie Buchman | The Daily Eastern News Couture model Asante Willis, a junior computer information technology major, walks down the runway during the Couture Models’ fashion show Saturday night.

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018

Couture Models delighted and frightened audience members as they turned the Grand Ballroom into a “Freak Show” for their latest performance Saturday night. The show was hosted by an emcee dressed up to look like a ringmaster, complete with a shiny red jacket and black top hat. Outside the Grand...

Tarble After Hours uses ‘90s theme, student collaborations

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2017

  The Tarble Arts Center’s After Hours “Flashback to the 90s” plans to transport students back in time with vibrant decoration, popular music from the decade, a range of performances and a costume contest. The After Hours will be open from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, and admission is free. Monica...

Couture Model’s Host Professionalism workshop

Jacob Clayton, a recent graduate of Northern Illinois University discusses the lack of proffesionalism demostrated through dressing, due to lack of exposure, and instructs viewers on how to brand themselves. “People see you as a brand of shoes, but some shoes may be more marketable than others” says Clayon. He made his appearance as part of Couture Models on thursday night, and travels across the country giving his dress for success presentations

Destiny Stephenson, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017

Students were given tips on how to express their individuality while being a successful business professional at “GQ Fashion Fundamentals” Thursday night. Couture Models hosted the workshop where students learned the proper grooming techniques and clothing to compete in the professional world. Speakers...

Performers, models honor African-American women

African Student Association dancers perform during The Evolution of a Black Women Wednesday in Lumpkin Auditorium.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

February 23, 2017

Singer Lena Horne and politician Shirley Chisholm were among nine of the successful African-American women presented Wednesday night by Eastern’s chapter of the National Association of Colored Women’s Club in Lumpkin Hall Auditorium. At “The Evolution of a Black Woman,” the Couture Models...

Couture Models host third fashion show

Lydia Shaw, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2016

  The Couture Models will strut their stuff at their third fashion show Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show begins 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $5. The show will feature 35 to 40 models, both male and female, walking...

Fashion organization to put on their first runway show

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Couture models practicing before a show last September in the basement of Lawson Hall.
Saturday Couture is hosting their MAD HOUSE fashion show at 7pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr University Union.

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

January 10, 2016

Couture Models will be starting their semester off with a fashion show where over 30 models will be striking poses and working the runway. “Couture’s Mad House” will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This will be the first...

Couture models to express themselves at auditions

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 9, 2015

Couture Models is starting the year off with annual auditions to build a group of new models at 7 p.m. Sep. 10 in Andrews Hall’s basement. Andrianna Fullerton, the president of Couture, said this is the year of confidence for Couture. She said she has a background of modeling and can teach ...

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