In celebration of our 17th year in Tempe and Clayton Hall’s 33rd year as a professional photographer, Empire West Studios (EWS), in association with the The International Talent Showcase (ITS) is currently seeking an outstanding young Arizona woman to feature as Empire West Studios 2013 Fashion Model of the Year. If you've ever dreamed of walking the Paris, London or New York Fashion Week runways, shooting with the major fashion magazines and traveling around the world, you do not want to pass up this incredible opportunity. Empire West Studios (EWS) is the leading Model & Talent Photography studio in Phoenix and one of the best in the nation.

The EWS 2013 Fashion Model of the Year will receive an exclusive one year photography contract worth over $12,000 with Empire West Studios involving up to 10 custom photo shoots for the purpose of model and portfolio development...including an outstanding EWS custom portfolio...PLUS an all-expenses* paid, fee free entry into The International Talent Showcase (ITS) worth over $3000 and held in Boca Raton, FL at the prestigious Boca Raton Resort & Spa in July, 2013. Model agents from all over the world attend the ITS convention each year looking for fresh faces and it's an incredible opportunity for our lucky winner to break into international modeling.

Accordingly, we are looking for an outstanding female model type with a uniquely beautiful look for EWS 2013 Fashion Model of the Year and requirements parallel strict Fashion Industry "sample size" standards: Sex: Female, Age: 15-22 years old, Height: 5' 9" minimum (bare feet), Dress Size: 0-4, Hip: 34" (35" if height is over 5'9"), Clear Skin, Good Bone (Facial) Structure, Beautiful Hair, Great Attitude, Good Social Skills and no visible braces on teeth. Dance or movement training a plus. In addition, you'll need to be available over the course of the year for modeling training and up to ten photo shoots re this project, be able to attend ITS in Boca Raton, July, 2013 and be free to take advantage of possible top agency representation in a major fashion capital such as Paris, London, New York or Milan following the ITS event.

If you’d like to be considered for The EWS Fashion Model of the Year, please visit our website,, click on the FMY2013 Fashion Model of the Year button on the home page, review all of the entry requirements, fill out and then submit the official entry form. Please include four small digital JPEG pictures (cell phone pics OK) of yourself shot up against a bare wall. The images should be: a) straight on headshot, b) headshot profile (side view), c) full length front view d) full length side view. The full length shots need to be barefoot, in a two piece swimsuit, not wearing any make-up for any shots and hair should be left down and not covering the face. In the entry form include a short paragraph explaining "Why you'd like to be EWS 2013 Fashion Model of the Year." Please include your name, height (barefoot), measurements and contact information. If you have further questions please call Clayton Hall at 480-303-9359. With the exception of the winner, all "Model & Talent type" applicants will receive a $100 gift certificate** towards an Empire West Studios Three-Look Photo Shoot.

All entries must be in by November 30, 2012 to be considered for FMY2013. Interviews will be held as entries are received and the earlier the better. The winner of FMY2013 will be chosen shortly after November 30th.

*all food and beverages are at model's expense.
**Must be redeemed in person.

  • Location: Tempe, AZ
  • Compensation: One Year Photo Contract & Free International Talent Showcase worth $15,000
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