RAGTRADE Atlanta is excited to announces their partnership with FACTOR WOMEN, a premier modeling agency specializing in women in the Atlanta and Chicago markets.

As the exclusive modeling agency for RAGTRADE Atlanta, FACTOR WOMEN will be providing runway models for the 2015 RAGTRADE Atlanta Runway Show this fall. In addition, FACTOR WOMEN will host a model search for aspiring models to debut at the show. Eligible female applicants, ages 13-24 and between 5-feet-8 inches to 6 feet tall, have the opportunity to submit their application and meet with FACTOR WOMEN scouts in-person on May 16 or June 6, 2015, Noon- 3 p.m. at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Dunwoody. All models under age 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Applicants who are unable to attend may submit an online application at:            http://www.factorwomen.com/modelsearch . Finalists asked to walk in the show will be selected after a training and evaluation period. The aspiring model search overall winner will be announced at the 2015 RAGTRADE Atlanta Runway Show on October 14, 2015. The winner of the FACTOR WOMEN aspiring model search will receive a prize package that includes:

  • The opportunity to walk in RAGTRADE Atlanta
  • A professional photo shoot with fashion photographer Jamie Hopper (www.jamiehopperphotography.com)
  • The opportunity to sign a two-year contract with FACTOR WOMEN

“We are so delighted to join forces with RAGTRADE Atlanta,” said Marion Webb, scouting & new faces director, FACTOR WOMEN. “Now, and for the last 26 years, FACTOR WOMEN has continued their dedication to scouting, developing, booking and placing top models nationally and internationally. This collaboration brings our best designers and top models together as a team for the City of Atlanta.”

“We are very excited to partner with FACTOR WOMEN,” said Angela Watts, founder of RAGTRADE Atlanta. “Their proven success as a premier modeling agency in the industry is one of the many elements needed to position Atlanta as a premier market for fashion.”

Open Model Calls:

  • May 16 & June 6, 2015
  • Art Institute of Atlanta – Dunwoody Campus
  • 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. NE
  • Atlanta, GA 30328
  • Noon – 3 p.m.”


About RAGTRADE Atlanta:

RAGTRADE Atlanta was created by a group of industry professionals who are passionate about creating a vibrant and exciting fashion industry for the City of Atlanta. RAGTRADE Atlanta not only provides emerging designers with a platform to showcase their talent through a premier runway weekend, but also provides them with needed resources through partnerships, industry collaboration, events and education.

For news and information, follow RAGTRADE Atlanta on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ragtradeatlanta and visit their website at http://www.ragtradeatlanta.com

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FACTOR WOMEN is a full service modeling agency scouting the Southeast for fashion print and runway models. FACTOR WOMEN models have been featured in top magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Elle and Vogue to name a few. FACTOR WOMEN models also have been featured in top campaigns for Maybelline, Lancôme, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic, etc. and have walked the runways of Chanel, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Derek Lam, Diesel, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Rodarte and many more. FACTOR WOMEN is recognized as one of the top agencies in the Southeast for scouting, development, booking and national and international placement. FACTOR WOMEN’s strategy is pure and simple: carefully selected, qualified models are coupled with the highest level of management and service. The result is a long-term, balanced career. For a young model represented by FACTOR WOMEN, the opportunities are endless. FACTOR WOMEN is the exclusive modeling agency for RAGTRADE Atlanta 2015. For more information, please visit RAGTRADEAtlanta.com or FactorWomen.com/Atlanta.