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Catwalk Pros helps the models with their runway walk at the LadyLike Foundation event in Los Angeles California

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Catwalk Pros was privilege to help the models with their runway walk at the LadyLike Foundation event in Los Angeles California on June 3rd, 2017. We are strong alone but unstoppable together. Thank you Leah Walker-Pump for the opportunity.

CatWalk Pros models particpate in Art Africa during Miami art Basel week 2015

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CatWalk Pros Harbors Local Talent at the 3rd Annual Miami Fashion Launch of 2015

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Halloween wasn’t just about costumes this year – it was about philanthropy and fashion. On October 31st, men and women walked down a black carpet at the Little Haiti Cultural Center wearing masquerade masks, ready to indulge in an evening of music, food, and fashion. Amongst them were local fashion designers and local musicians who brought this “Saints and Sinners” themed event to life.
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Runway models from CatWalk Pros, a fashion show production and model management firm, flaunted unique, one of a kind designs crafted by the hands of established local designers. Two of the designers featured that night were Alexandra Lin and Mariapia Malerba.

“This [event] is a great way to mix art and fashion while supporting two great community organizations,” said Vernet Pegues, CatWalk Pros Vice President.
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Miami Fashion Week: Jones Magazine Hosts African American Designer Showcase


burton-wireMay 29, 2014 - View full article by The Burton Wire
Miami-based CatWalk Pros was enlisted to assist in planning the show, selecting the visuals and securing the models.

“We had fifteen models in total, five girls from the model search with Cynthia Bailey, ” said Sandra Ward, company CEO and President. Incidentally, the show was hosted by Cynthia Bailey, former model, founder of the Bailey Agency School of Fashion and cast member of the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Endless hours of preparation were worth it for Ward, as she was pleased with the final execution.

Read the full article by The Burton Wire

Jambalaya Media Group and Jones magazine presented the Emerge Fashion Showcase at Miami Fashion Week produced by CatwalkPros on May 16, 2014


This is the fourth consecutive year that CatWalk Pros has participated behind the scenes at the Miami Fashion Week.mfwmo21Hosted by Cynthia Bailey CEO of The Bailey Agency School of Fashion & Real Housewives of Atlanta Star.

Allusion swimware by A. Lekay at the Miami Fashion Week 2014

G. Saints Swimwear at the Miami Fashion Week 2014

The Wilbourn Sisters at Miami Fashion Week 2014


ARE YOU THE FACE?

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CatWalk Pros in partnership with Jambalaya Media Group invites you to Faces of Fashion International Models Search. Saturday April 26, 2014. Hosted by “Cynthia Bailey” (Real Housewives of Atlanta Reality Star). REGISTER TODAY!!!!
www.jammg.com or info@thecynthiabaileymodelsearch.com

Catwalk Pros participates in several fashion events every year including fashion shows, photo shoots, fashion boot camps, fashion production, model training and much more. Scroll down to see what we have done over the years.

Miami Fashion Launch 2013

Miami Fashion Launch was "HOT" and unforgettable


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This event held at the Multitudes 54 Gallery in Miami showcased new and upcoming talent in the fashion industry. The Miami Fashion Launch included an exciting evening of fashion, art as well as entertainment.

The event featured 20 Catwalk Pros’ runway models showcasing a breathtaking evening collection by guest designer Tanya Marie and unforgettable designs by Liz Taylor, Alexandra Lin, Angela Andrade, Casey Levan and handmade handbags by House of LaMaica.
The fashion industry student competition was won by Rose Shipkus who had an opportunity to showcase her fashion along with 2 other competitors in this unique setting with over 300 guests, which included the media and fashion industry professionals.

Incredible fashion paintings by Lia Martino and 14 year old gifted designer Christopher Abella’s were on display. Jonas Stirner's sculptures adorned the facility as well as artful table decorations by Creative Expressions.

The fashion guests and VIP's rocked to the beat of DJ Derek and were amazed by Franki Amour's opening number and by the voice of Mark Samuel, Alecsys Proctor and Serena Stroppa. Guest also had the opportunity mingle with the who’s who in the Miami fashion scene.

This event benefited and supported Miami PAL (Miami Police Athletic League) and Do the Right Thing of Miami, Inc.

Don't miss the 2nd annual


Miami Fashion Launch


December 4th, 2014 - Miami


Save the date - Become a sponsor


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For girls and boys ages 8 - 15
Every girl and boy was born to shine and has what it takes to wow the world. Manners can help them do just that. The 3-day session includes:
Class 1 July 27, 2013 from 10AM – 2PM:
Visual poise - First impressions - Good posture - How to stand - Proper sitting positions - Modeling – Confidence - Introducing yourself to others - Handshakes - The art of conversation - Talking on the telephone
Class 2 August 3, 2013 from 10AM – 2PM:
Style, grooming and dinning skills - Skin and hair care - Nutrition - Exercise - How to properly set a table - Table manners
Graduation August 10, 2013 from 9AM – 2PM:
Graduation fashion show.
Sponsored and held at Sheyes Elementary & Pre-School - 3038 NW 48 Terrace Miami, Fl.
Cost: $75.00

Giving back to our community

Catwalk Pros and Sheyes Elementary & Pre-School give back to the community by sponsoring a tween and teen fashion boot camp aptly named: "MOMMY AND ME AT TEA". The 1st class (manners) of a 3 day session which was held on July 27, with 16 participant’s ages 7 to 14 was a total success. 2nd Class will be on Saturday Aug 3rd, 2013 and 3rd Class will culminate on August 10th, 2013 with a Fashion Show Graduation and Tea at Soyka Restaurant 5556 NE 4 Court. Miami, Fl.

We know that these young men and women are the leaders of our future and we are committed to help show them the way. Our goal is to utilize fashion as a vehicle to provide young men and women with the necessary tools to help build their confidence and self-esteem regardless of the career path they choose.

Fashion Girl by Franki Amour

Push Entertainment will be hosting a Hot Couture Fashion Show featuring creations by various designers. Models will be supplied by CatwalkPros. The event takes place July 18th at LMNT in the Miami Art District featuring Artist/ Song Writer/ Fashion Activist Franki Amour

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The Franki Amour Experience


2013 Miami Fashion Week

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CatWalk Pros was part of the Miami Fashion Week production team on March 17-24, 2013

CatWalk Pros provided eight models for the catwalk at the Miami Beach Convention Center. For the last three years since opening a location in Miami, CatWalk Pros has collaborated with Miami Fashion Week by recruiting and managing the 200 volunteers used for their annual event and providing its expertise in behind the scene production and management. Click here to view the gallery of photos from this event.
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Miami City Ballet on the Runway

Ballet02It seems like the catwalk has become a sort of second stage for dancers these days. The latest ballerinas moonlighting as runway models are Miami City Ballet's Callie Manning, Suzanne Limbrunner and Adriana Pierce.

The three dancers made their fashion debut last Friday while showcasing Palm Beach County-based designer Robin Fleming's DUCHESA couture collection for Miami Fashion Week. Professional catwalk choreographer Sandra Ward had them wear both high heels and pointe shoes, and apparently, after one of the runway rehearsals, the dancers agreed: "Pointe shoes are a lot more comfortable than walking in high heels."

Other Articles:
Miami Herald Neighbors on Miami Fashion Week and MCB dancers
The Sun Sentinel/SouthFlorida.com features an online photo gallery of MCB dancers in Miami Fashion Week

On the runway

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Boot Camps

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Come "Rip Our Runway"Intensive Fashion Boot Camp Training


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This unique camp provided a wonderful experience for all. Participants were coached by the CatWalk Pros on how to be fierce on the runway. They received editorial training, etiquette, skin care and makeup techniques, the importance of nutrition and exercise as a life style and how to work professionally in the fashion industry. Click here to see our gallery with images from this bootcamp.

This Fashion Boot Camp was held at the Haitian Cultural Center with 20 young girls from the Miami community on:

Saturday February 16 and Sunday February 17, 2013

This intensive training set the stage for 8 of the attendants to be casted and participate on the catwalk at the 2013 Miami Fashion Week 3 weeks later (see images from the 2013 Miami Fashion Week above).
Fall Fashion Boot Camp
Lynn University is sponsoring a Fall Fashion Boot Camp Training at their campus at in Boca Raton FL
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This Fashion Boot Camp was held in Beach Miami in 2011. Click here to view the gallery of images.

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Celebrity Kids

Bria Murphy - New Face of Dark and Lovely


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2009 CatWalker Bria Murphy daughter of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy. Bria may get her humor from good 'ol dad, but it's her statuesque mother Nicole Murphy--a former model and now star of VH1's reality show "Hollywood Exes"--who has passed on that closeup-ready pizzazz.


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2009 CatWalker Arielle Winfield Daughter of baseball hall of famer Dave Winfield.


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2009 CatWalker Kennedy Rue McCullough, 14, was on the orange carpet as a special correspondent for Access Hollywood at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Los Angeles, California.


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Michaella


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2009 CatWalker Michaella Blanks niece of Billy Blanks, American fitness guru, martial artist, actor, and the inventor of the Tae Bo exercise program.


Catwalk Pros is also part of the production team for:

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Stirring Up The arts Fashion and Poetry Show

On Saturday Feb 19, 2013, CatWalk Pros served as backstage manager and fashion show coordinator.

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Participants were coached by the CatWalk Pros on how to be fierce on the runway. They received makeup, runway techniques and how to work professionally in the fashion industry. Click here or on the images for more details about this event.

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Catwalk Pros offers boot camp and one-on-one runway model training


Catwalk Pros offers a 2-day fashion Boot Camp for tweens, teens and young adults. This intensive modeling workshop focuses on building self-confidence and self-esteem through modeling.

This unique camp provides a wonderful experience for all. Participants are coached by the CatWalk Pros on how to be fierce on the runway. They receive editorial training, etiquette, skin care and makeup techniques, the importance of nutrition and exercise as a life style and how to work professionally in the fashion industry.

During the 2-day boot camp participants receive make-up and hair styling instruction as well as fashion tips and editorial training from top model makers. Sessions will culminate with each camper doing a fashion photo shoot with a top fashion photographer or a Fashion Show.
 

Models learn how to:
• How to be fierce on the catwalk
• Confidence building
• Skin care and Make Up
• Etiquette
• Fashion tips and Editorial training
• Nutrition and exercise
• Sessions will culminate with a fashion show or photo shoot

Bria Murphy – New Face of Dark and Lovely

dark-lovelymdBria Murphy, daughter of Actor Eddie Murphy is now the face of Dark and Lovely. Bria participated in our 2009 Summer Fashion Bootcamp in Los Angeles CA.

After completing our Fashion boot camp in 2009, Catwalk Pros inspired, coached and assisted Bria at the Macy’s Passport show in San Francisco.

Since becoming Dark & Lovely’s brand ambassador over a year ago, Bria Murphy seems to be everywhere. She’s on countless boxes of hair treatments, splashed across ads in our favorite magazines and on TV– she even landed on the 2012 Maxim Hot 100 list.

It was cute seeing Bria get goofy during the shoot, especially while rocking a silver leotard for her gym scene. We just knew she had to have a pretty serious funny bone being Eddie Murphy’s offspring and all.

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Bria may get her humor from good ‘ol dad, but it’s her statuesque mother Nicole Murphy–a former model and now star of VH1’s reality show “Hollywood Exes”–who has passed on that closeup-ready pizzazz.

And that sparkle isn’t just for snapping pictures for the beauty brand, Bria proclaims in the clip: “I am dark and lovely because I embrace my beauty and confidence. And I own it!”