153 Tween Girls joined Total Girl Model Academy 2015

Total Girl Philippines, the first and only lifestyle magazine for tween girls, successfully staged the 2015 Total Girl Model Academy on April 19, 2015 at the Glorietta Activity Center, Palm Drive, where aspiring young models, ages 8 to 13, went through a series of workshops before the go-see finale.

The hopeful participants received a passport upon entering the venue, which guided them through the different stages.  Each stage was led by professional mentors who helped them hone their styling and modelling skills.


1st Stage:


Styling Studio where they discovered their own style, with the help of Raizel Dy, a fashion stylist and make-up artist who worked in some of the country’s fashion magazines.

2nd Stage:

Participants proceeded to the catwalk class where they flaunted their styles through ramp modelling, proper posture, and personality coaching with Ning Corteza, an instructor of runway modelling, imaging, and visual posing.

3rd Stage:

They learned basic camera posing where they found their best angle with the help of Photography Coach Heidi Aquende, a commercial and editorial photographer.

4th Stage:

Aspiring models were given a chance to practice what they learned from the previous stages. The photo booth produced “comp cards,” otherwise known as model’s set cards, for participants to take home as souvenirs.

5th Stage:

The final test of this event: the go-see. Here they applied to everything that they’ve learned from the entire workshop, in front of a panel of judges.

From more than 100 young hopefuls, the editorial team of Total Girl will choose 10 winners to be featured in Total Girl’s September 2015 Fashion and Beauty issue. Aside from being featured, the winners will also get special prizes from the sponsors. Though the winners were not yet announced on the event itself, they will be contacted by the Total Girl team in the following days.

Total Girl Model Academy is a great opportunity to empower young girls to live their best tween lives ever- being confident, cool, and fun! This is definitely one memorable summer experience for all who joined as they learned, stylish ideas that would help them shine bright.

For updates on the Total Girl Magazine, like www.facebook.com/totalgirlmag.ph on Facebook and follow @TotalGirlPH on Instagram. Total Girl is available on newsstands and in bookstores, convenience stores, and supermarkets nationwide. A digital edition is available for download through Apple Newsstand, Buqo, and Zinio. For more details, visit https://www.summitnewsstand.com.ph/total-girl.


Summit Media is the largest magazine publishing company in the Philippines, with more than 20 titles under its belt to cater to individuals with different lifestyles, attitudes, and passions: Candy, Cosmopolitan, Disney Junior, Disney Princess, Elle Decoration, Entrepreneur, Esquire, FHM, Good Housekeeping, K-Zone, Men’s Health, Preview, Real Living, Smart Parenting, Sparkling, Top Gear, Total Girl, Town & Country, YES!, and YUMMY. Summit Media, for the 9th year in a row topped the nationwide TNS-Trends Newsstand Survey conducted in 2014. Summit Media titles led in all their respective categories, making Summit Media the leading consumer magazine publisher in the Philippines not just in terms of number of titles and advertising sales, but in circulation per category as well. By creating magazines and platforms that are relevant, affordable, and of world-class standards,Summit Media has changed the way Filipinos read.


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