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Saturday, December 31, 2005

Murphy Model MNGMNT Holiday Party!

Wow! What a night! The scene was cool, the people fun, the buffet scrumptuous, the Champagne flowed, and the party was exquisite!
KATU's Steve Ackerman was there, so was Jason Jeffords- head of the Fashion and Print Division of MMM and FW05 Winter show Model, Top Models Blanca Blanco and Evonne De La Fuentes showed up, MMM model Gillian Morris said hi and got some more cool peeps on the ace list for me, Chris Cone and I partied together, and a WHOLE LOT MORE cool people I can't even remember made the night a smashing success!
Keri, Jason and Steve Ackerman have signed on as a few of the Portland Celebrities for the upcoming Bikini-USA Oregon judges. Keri you may remember was a judge on KGW's "Give Me The Mic" Portland talent search, so this is old hat to her. She has also graciously offered a one year modeling contract to the lucky winner of the Bikini USA- Oregon competitions! Thanx for the great night Murph, the dance, dinner, and everything else!

Blanca Blanco, me, and Evonne De LaFuente and some 'bubbley'.


Me and Bikini-USA Oregon judge Ken Ackerman of KATU


The Murphy family and me. Murph gets her good looks from her mom!

Friday, December 30, 2005

Pala Fashion Show New Years Eve!

Here is a little behind the scenes from the Dec. 27th Pala show meeting.
Thanks to Angie Goodness for her stellar direction! And thanks to Nina S. from itzmeagain.com for her photographs! Check out www.itzmeagain/pfw for the rest and anything you may have missed from Portland Fashion Week.


A one of a kind necklace from Nora Catherine

Proof Autumn was there!

Friday, December 23, 2005

A SEMPER Fashion Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone!

And a very special thank you to Eden Dawn (Eden Harrington), HMS (Nate Van Hartesveldt)
Sunny Fire (Sunny Fire), CCP (Chris Cone), PDX-Posed TV Show (Jon Olson)
DoubleCross Belt Co. (Fiona Foulk), Ali May Designs (Alison McMillan)
Rockwood United Methodist Church, THE Nams (Gayle Foulk) and Craig's List for providing the only gifts Lindsay Evans will receive, and money to her family during this Christmas Season.
GOOD JOB YOU GUYS! God BLESS!

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Bikini-USA-Oregon updates and info.


Bikini-USA modeling competition is coming to Oregon in '06.

All sport, fitness, fashion and swimwear models both amateur and professional are encouraged to apply. NO FEE is required for registering! Thirteen events are planned for across Oregon including the grand finale' in August '06. This is the first year the competitions are being held in Oregon, and the 5th year held nationally.

The winner will be crowned Miss Bikini-USA Oregon for 2006, win $1000.00 in cash and prizes, including a modeling contract with Murphy Model Management, be flown round trip 1st class for four days to South Carolina for the national competition in Oct. '06, and have a chance there at winning a major national modeling contract, more prizes, $1000.00 more in cash, and moving up to the international competition.

Judging will be done by a panel of local and Portland celebrities, with the criteria being based upon a personal interview at 10%, 15% stage presence, 15% fashion club wear, and 60% photos.

This competition is open to all physically fit, photogenic models age 18 and up.

Past national winners have been Kimberly Ensey, Suzy Assuncao, Ali Smith, and Raylene Zatarain, all of whom as a result have appeared in national print such as Maxim, American Health and Fitness, Low rider, Supreme, Super Models UNLTD., and American Curves magazines. Movies, t.v., and ads such as Friday Night Lights, No Pain No Gain, Bud Light, Tecate, Lone Star Motors, Acura, Ego Swimwear, Darque Tan, Fear Factor, Compaq Computers, and Ujena.

Bikini-USA is the most tasteful and classy bikini competition in the world. No thongs, fish net, revealing swimwear, or nudity of any kind is allowed.

The 2005 competition was sponsored by ESPN Sports Radio, Rock Star Energy Drink, The Sheritan Yankee Clipper, Safari Club INTL., Urok, IMODEL.COM, OMP, CMG Models, and Supreme Magazine, FYI.

This will be the great North West's premier swimwear competition!

Please reply with a short bio and full body picture to todfoulk@msn.com, please no attachments as these will not be opened, and include everything in the body of the email. A Bikini-USA Oregon representative will be in touch shortly.
Good luck ladies!


Portland, OR December 17, 2005 — Tod Foulk, "the whirlwind" behind Portland’s best fashion events including Fashionpaloozazaza 2005, and his company SEMPER Fashion will be hosting the Northwest’s Premier Swimsuit competition, Bikini-USA here in Oregon.

SEMPER Fashion is owned by Double Cross Belt Company’s energetic Designer/Co-owner Tod Foulk. Through SEMPER Fashion, Tod brings such events as Portland’s Fashion Week, Bikinis, Martinis and a WHOLE lot more, Fashionpaloozazaza and a myriad of local and national modeling searches to the Pacific Northwest. Together with his Double Cross Belt Company, owner Tod Foulk and his daughter, Fiona Foulk (co-owner of Double Cross Belt Company and the youngest active designer on the West Coast) have helped to raise money for such charitable organizations as Maiti-Nepal, The Emancipation Network, The Oregon Food Bank, Multnomah & Columbia County Animal Shelters, PRIDE Equine Rescue and the Portland Rescue Mission through events and partnerships in the Portland fashion scene.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE


JAN, 19, 2006 PALA FASHION LOUNGE 105 NW 3rd PDX, OR. 8:00PM
PDX OPEN AUDITION 21 AND OVER


FEB 03, 2006 GREEK CUSINA MINOAN ROOM 404 SW WASHINGTON PDX, OR. 8:00 PM
SW PDX PRELIM. COMP. AGES 18-21


FEB. 16, 2006 PALA FASHION LOUNGE PDX, OR. 8:00 PM
NW PDX PRELIM. COMP. 21 AND OVER


MARCH 03, 2006 LOCALE: TBA THE DALLES, OR. 8:00 PM
COL. RIVER GORGE PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


MARCH 24, 2006 SEASIDE CONV. CNTR SEASIDE, OR. 8:00 PM
OR. COAST PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


APRIL 07, 2006 LOCATION: TBA PDX, OR. 8:00 PM
NE PDX PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


APRIL 21, 2006 LOCALE: TBA EUGENE, OR. 8:00 PM
WILLAMETTE VALLEY PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


MAY 12, 2006 LOCALE: TBA BVRTN, OR. 8:00 PM
WASHINGTON CO. PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


MAY 26, 2006 LOCALE: TBA BEND, OR. 8:00 PM EASTERN OR. PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


JUNE 03, 2006 LOCALE: TBA MEDFORD, OR. 8:00 PM
SOUTHERN OR. PRELIM. COMP. ALL AGES


JUNE 16, 2006 GREEK CUSINA MINOAN ROOM PDX, OR. 8:00 PM
QUARTER FINAL ALL AGES


JULY 14, 2006 LOCALE: TBA PDX, OR. 8:00 PM
SEMI FINAL ALL AGES


AUGUST 11, 2006 LOCALE: TBA PDX, OR. 9:00 PM
OREGON STATE FINALE'



Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

SEMPER Fashion is currently seeking corporate sponsors for each of the thirteen events and would like to invite you to be a part of this exciting opportunity. We would be grateful for your support, as would the many charities that will benefit from these events. In addition to helping some worthy causes and jumpstarting one lucky young woman’s modeling career, sponsors will garner national attention as the competitions will be broadcast on Dish Network’s weekly Bikini-USA TV program with all major sponsors’ logos and contact information featured during the Oregon leg of the competitions. That translates into marketing your brand, through direct access, to 80 million homes! Upon completion we will furnish all sponsors with a copy of the program and the Finals Competition. Bikini-USA Oregon is seeking both monetary and inkind donations. Please contact Tod at 503 255 5652 or via email at todfoulk@msn.com

Monday, December 19, 2005

NY Fashion Week Designer OP!

Elise Crombez in Anna Sui's Spring '05 ready to wear collection.
OK! Here is what every designer dreams about!
A chance to participate in the one and only New York Fashion Week!
Interested designers are encouraged to get back to me ASAP! I will have all the details by Dec. 30th!

Ya baybays!

Sunday, December 18, 2005

UPDATE: Chris Cone's VIP Party for the Western Women's and Children's Center

Hey Portland! Give it up to CC for his Beotchin' party at Pala last Friday Dec. 16th! He raised bank for the Salvation Army's women's and children's center here in Portland, while his expenses would have broken many lesser men! Well drinks and Pala fare for more than 200 peeps all night ain't cheap! Uh uh! AND SPECIAL thanx to one of his buds who even kicked in a check with 4 digits on it! SEMPER Fashion, Tito, Voodoo Promotions, and the rest of the independent fashion promoters and event producers should consider hanging up our collective promotional hats after Friday night's shindig. The bar has been raised exponentially and we aint tall enough to reach it! King Kong could limbo under that sucka' in a spinal brace standing on stiletto stilts with Abe Lincon's hat on upside down! I think they need an oxygen mask on to get it that high! OOH Rah CC!

Luv to Sunny, Saturn, Amanda, Ali Mac, Kenji (good thing he is ninja!), and Josh with the broken ribs who still rocked the bar! Yo out to Sean, Damien, Travis, Dustina, Mindy, Kelly, Carly, Tina, Crissy, and Ali's friends! Well done to Imade', Kecia, Tommy Lee, Nate from HMS for the designer duds contribution to the shelter, and Eden Harrington of Eden Dawn for the same! High five with change to Anthony of Coors Light, Hugs to Glady, and thanx to everyone else I forgot who was there that night! The food was great! The drinks were awesome! The friendship terrific! And the memories will always be there. Its sweet having fun and being cool for a good cause! Thanx everyone for the best time of 2005! I know we will all have more to come!

Pix compliments of Chris Cone. www.christophercone.com


Tommy Lee was there!


Sunny (Chris' lil sis) and Josh of Pala






London calling.


Everyone luvs Coors Light!


CC and some of his friends



pix compliments of kenji at:www.ninjaphoto.com/proofs/pala121605/index.htm



DJ/Doorman Damien


Ali MacMillan and Cheese!


Party at Pala!

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Coors Light Promotional ops

Hi ladies! If anyone has given serious consideration as to becoming a promotional spokes model, Anthony A. of Coors Light has asked me to put the word out for ladies wishing to explore this side of modeling. Outgoing personalities are a must! You will be working with the public on a face to face basis and confidence, public speeking skills, and BRAVERY are considerations. 21 and over please! Silly OLCC!

Just email me back, or call Anthony directly at 503 710 1392. Good luck you silver bullettes!

Don't Forget!!!!

Friday, December 09, 2005

From Nora Catherine

Nora's couisn Chris is making his West Coast rounds and hopes everyone can attend his Sunday night event! See you there!

Chris Pierce will be heading out for a West Coast tour along with tour mates Charlotte Martin and Andrew Paul Woodworth, all with newly released albums. The tour will begin in Southern California and head up through Oregon and Washington, hitting notorious venues along the way.

Sat Dec 3 - Los Angeles CA Hotel Café
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga 10:00 PM
Sun Dec 4 - Los Angeles CA Hotel Café
1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga 8:00 PM
Tues Dec 6- Santa Cruz CA Moe's Alley
1535 Commercial Way 8:00 PM $8/adv. $10/door
Wed Dec 7- San Francisco CA 12 Galaxies
2565 Mission St. 9:00 PM $10/adv. $12/door
Sat Dec 10 - Eugene OR Cosmic Pizza
199 W. 8th Ave. 5:00 PM $8 cover
Sun Dec 11 - Portland OR Mississippi Studios
3939 North Mississippi Ave 8:00 PM $10 cover
Mon Dec 12 - Tacoma WA Jazzbones
2803 6th Ave 8:00 PM $10 cover
Wed Dec 14 - San Diego CA Blind Melons
710 Garnet Ave. 9:00 PM $10 cover
SPECIAL NEW YEARS EVE SHOW

Saturday December 31st @ The Mint
6010 Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035
$40 includes admission, appetizers, and champagne toast. 323.954.9400 for tickets and reservations.


HELP SPREAD THE WORD

Chris’ Street/E-team officially launched this week. The team is comprised of friends and fans from around the world. Missions and contests are announced with the goal of promoting Chris and his music both on and off line. Sign-up and help spread the word about Chris.

Swimsuit Sirens Calendar Signing/Casting Call


Check out this event: Swimsuit Sirens Calendar Signing/Casting Call


Hosted By: Gillian Morris

When: Friday Dec 09, 2005
at 7:00 PM

Where: Pala
105 nw 3rd ave
Portland, OR 97201
US

This event is open to all sport and swimwear models interested in appearing in the upcoming Swimsuit Siren '07 calendar.

I know that all girls will want to be in our next series of Sirens products. Swimsuit Sirens is going very well and we are attracting some big money players. We plan to shot the next calendar in a very exotic place. We can't give out that location at this time but when that time comes and the 12 new Sirens are chosen they will be in shock of the fun they are about to have. With EPM now in Nashville, TN as well as Seattle / PDX and Canada, BC we are growing and exciting things are happening for some of our current Sirens. Tara Rava our June Siren for the 2006 calendar is now working in Greece in some very exotic island town. She is having a ball. Serinda Swan the calendars cover Siren works all the time in BC and when we can get her we have her help promote the Sirens in the USA. Gillian has been offered to model in Korea. Now that is exciting.

So girls if you want excitement and REAL modeling work and promotional tour work you need to be at this casting at Pala on Friday Dec 9, 2005 in Portland.

-Gillian Morris

Modeling Search coming to Oregon

FROM Marie Saturn of Saturn Style Studio www.saturnstylestudio.com:
Dwight Agnor is the most successful, private model scout in history. Dwight Agnor has started the careers of over 1,000 models and has appeared on dozens of television talk shows and news casts coast to coast. Dwight Agnor will be holding free open calls in your area and he could be looking for you!

http://www.modelsearch06.com/

Sunday, December 04, 2005

PALA Lounge presents.......


NEW YEARS GROOVE and fashion Show! DEC. 31st, 2005
7 hours of music extravaganza with Dj's NOMER, Superfunkidiculus, BEN nad RAVI, Levente, and in the VIP Room Adam O'Suna.

Special New Years dinner starts at 6:30 pm.
$40.00 per person (dinner and cover package.)

RSVP through booking@palalounge.com

Fashion Show starts at 7:00 pm and features the designs of:

DoubleCross Belt Co.
HartMind Soul
Tammy Mishke
Ink'n'Threads
Eden Dawn
Awearness
San Damien Designs

Make Up/Hair:
Chelsey Pickthorn

Taking the runway:

Autumn Day
Gillian Morris
Irina
Evonne De La Fuentes
Rachel Guild
Britta Tremblay
and
Glady Lee

This is going to be the last fashion show of 2005!
Don't miss it!