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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Riding Down the Runway!

Holly Ridings of Roscoe, IL graduated from Barbizon Midwest at age 15 and was awarded Ms. Barbizon International 2000.

At IMTA in New York 2000, Holly was one of the most sought after fashion models with over 80 callbacks from international and national fashion agents. You may have seen her on Lifetime's Project Runway Season 7 and Models of the Runway (Check out her videos and pictures on here!) 

Holly has modeled both nationally and internationally in runway shows as well as print campaigns. She was a Ralph Lauren model, Express stores model and in the Kohl's catalog. She appeared on the cover of Foam magazine with a 3-page spread on surfing. Below is a picture of her on a billboard in L.A.,  promoting L.A. Direct Magazine ,Holly has also toured ParisMilan and London on the runway show circuit.
 She has auditioned for many magazines including Vogue, Glamour, Cosmo, Seventeen, Harper's Bazaar and Elle.
Holly was also in the March 2009 issue of Chicago Magazine for their cover article on 'Who Makes What'. 

Holly Ridings -$200,000

Model, Elite Chicago
Hours per week: 24 to 32 
Time at current job: Three years with Elite
Annual vacation allotment: About two weeks (in August, modeling’s    off-season)
First job: Waitressing in Rockford, age 15, $5.15 an hour, plus tips
Fantasy job: “I always kind of wanted to be on CNN. Or something  artistic. Or working at a magazine.

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