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A Model Call

It takes great patience to be a model whose life is one model call after another. Auditions can be a slow process where models must be prepared to walk the runway a number of times. At a recent model call, the room buzzed with excited and nervous models waiting their turn to impress.  By CouncilMag.com

Modeling’s been something I’ve wanted to do since I was a little girl, so I figured why not go for it.
— Kayatou

The sights and sounds from DC Fashion Week's model call capture the energy and nerves of fashion week hopefuls. Videographer Nathaniel Council. 

Soak it all in

Soak it all in

Models listen to instructions as they wait to hit the runway in 2016.

 DCFW Executive Director Ean Williams gives direction.

DCFW Executive Director Ean Williams gives direction.

 Models come prepared for a long day in 2016.

Models come prepared for a long day in 2016.

 Potential DCFW models have a test walk before the formal audition.

Potential DCFW models have a test walk before the formal audition.

 Makeup artist Lynette Evans works her magic.

Makeup artist Lynette Evans works her magic.

 Models line up in 2016 to walk the runway.

Models line up in 2016 to walk the runway.