Plus-Size Women’s Brand Torrid Set To Become The First To Present At NYFW During The Torrid Runway Show.
Torrid will present the runway event on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The NYFW: The Shows will feature the 2018 Spring/Summer collections. By doing so, Torrid will becomet he first plus-size women’s fashion brand to do so. The event will feature finalists from the third annual Torrid Model Search.
Torrid will also use the runway event as part of their 2017 Model Competition. Ten contestants in their third annual Model Search curvy competition will use this event to show what they have to three celebrity judges, influencers, and the world. A third and final round awaits the competitors after which a winner will be chosen by Torrid friends and fans.
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The Torrid runway show will also serve as a showcase for the brand’s third annual Model Search competition, serving as the semi-final competitive round for the top 10 finalists. Selected by a panel of judges comprised of influencers and celebrities including designer and Project Runway winner Ashley Nell Tipton, celebrity makeup artist Pricilla Ono, and supermodel Candice Huffine, these finalists will walk the runway before going on to a third and final round of competition, where the winner is chosen by Torrid friends and fans.
On the runway, Torrid plans to unveil a preview of its Spring 2018 collection, featuring 40 looks representing key trends for the upcoming season: edgy rock n’ roll, romantic boho, and elevated details including hand embroidery and painted elements. NYX Professional Makeup, a leader in the global color cosmetics industry, will finish off each look with their line of on-trend products as the official makeup sponsor.
“As a brand that is committed to helping all customers find her personal style, we at Torrid feel it is important to showcase the diversity of plus 12 plus size models who proved the fact that curvy women are in style offerings on the most influential stage in fashion,” says Torrid CEO, Kay Hong. “Ultimately our objective is to show great fashion combined with body positivity and inclusivity.”
For more information on Torrid’s Model Search just go to Torrid.com/modelsearch where applications can be submitted through August 13.
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