Art & Life

Model Training Day for upcoming show

The end of the spring 2024 semester is approaching. For the Kirkwood Community College fashion students, it means a lot of preparation for the Opulence Kirkwood Fashion Show on April 21. There are between 20 and 30 students who are currently working on the show. 

Morgane Jambor, financial coordinator and promotions coordinator for Kirkwood Fashion Show and Apparel Merchandising and Design is eager to showcase this event. “We started the Model Training Day on March 24 with a presentation outlining the time we’re doing the fashion show and expectations. After that, we moved to a yoga session to relax ourselves. Then we went to posing and practiced walking across the room to emulate the stage,” said Jambor.   

The Model Training Day’s purpose is to prepare the models who will participate at the fashion show. “Opulence,” the theme for this year’s show, is to showcase the creativity of fashion students along with many colors and models. 

Alicia Jensen, fashion show and apparel student, is also assisting with the upcoming show. “Our fashion program is a very small group so it kind of becomes pretty tight-knit and everybody gets a hand in kind of all jobs because of how small it is. So you get a lot of general education about all the roles and you kind of get to put your hand in all the different things you do,” said Jensen. Along with the Model Training Days that will take place, there will also be a Stylish Workshop on April 5. 

The Fashion Show will take place on Sunday, April 21, 2024, from 5 – 8 p.m. in Ballantyne Auditorium on the main campus. Tickets can be purchased at  

Image courtesy of Jeff Sigmund | Kirkwood Communiqué

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