Tall and photogenic? Here's your role, model

Tall and photogenic? Here's your role, model

“America's Next Top Model” is coming to Charlotte in search of models for the the show, which features Tyra Banks. The casting call will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel, 5501 Carnegie Blvd. Applicants must be 18-27, at least 5-foot-7 and U.S. citizens. They must bring three photographs of themselves: a close-up, a clothed full-length pose and a swimsuit photo. Details:

LOOK AT HER POWER: Tickets are now on sale for Look at Her Power, the annual fundraising-meets-fashion event for Dress for Success Charlotte. Actress Andie MacDowell is the keynote speaker. Admission includes hors d'oeuvres, drinks, prizes and a sneak peek at the Southern Women's Show. 6-9 p.m. Sept. 18, Charlotte Merchandise Mart. $40. Details:

CHARLOTTE FASHION WEEK: Tickets are now on sale for Charlotte Fashion Week, Sept. 18-20 at the Blake Hotel, featuring workshops, local designers and former “Project Runway” contestant Carmen Webber. One-day, general admission tickets are $25 before Aug. 8; student $25, VIP $65, and multi-day tickets $185. Details:

TRUNK SHOW: Paul Simon for Women will hold a Trixi Schober fall trunk show, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. next Wednesday and Thursday. During the show, those who purchase items from the sportswear line will receive a 10 percent discount. 1033 Providence Road. 704-333-6139;

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its South Boulevard store and donation center, 6607 South Blvd. The celebration, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9, includes free Ben and Jerry's ice cream for the first 250 shoppers, door prizes, free drinks, food, balloons and giveaways. Shoppers will receive 30 percent off throughout the day. Details: 704-372-3434;

MODEL SEARCH: Bravo has begun its contestant search for season two of “Make Me a Supermodel.” To try out, go to, complete the application and send the completed application, documents and photos by 9 a.m. Aug. 10 to: Make Me a Supermodel – Cycle Two Casting, c/o IMG, 2049 Century Park East #2460, Century City, CA 90067.

STORE OPENING: DSW Shoes has opened its second Charlotte location in the Pavilion at Kings Grant, 8088 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.

Compiled by Rochelle Reynoldson
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