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Dorian's Parlor

Calling all models to an evening of delights and good clothes at the magnificent Dorian's Parlor on July 24th.

New York based Claire Sanders Design seeks lovely ladies to model in the fashion show of high class event in Philadelphia. Claire is a professional designer with a BFA in Fashion, specializing in fine clothing, hats, corsets, lingerie and accessories of a Steampunk nature. Some of you may have seen some of these designs before at the Steampunk Worlds Fair.

Steam Punk Worlds Fair

Looking for ten ladies to wear Victorian, Neo-Victorian, Steampunk inspired clothing, gowns and tasteful lingerie on the stage at Dorian's Parlor, a new monthly event located at the beautiful Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia Right on the corner of broad and locust st. 3 blocks south of city hall. ( see http://www.doriansparlor.com/ ) Dorian's Parlor is off to an excellent start, expecting to draw 300 - 500 guests. Specific information under the cut.

The Parlor also still has several vendor spots open, so if you're a seller and craftsperson in the NYC-Philly area or are willing to travel, check out the website for contact and vending information!

Call time will be 5pm, fashion show will start at about 10pm. Private rooms upstairs will be available for models to get ready in, free food and snacks will be provided for models and guests. There will be a full runway complete with professional lights and sound. At least 10 Pro photographers will be on hand taking photos of models on and off the stage. The event and show will be filmed as well. Free eyeshadow samples will be provided to models by Sweet Libertine mineral makeup.

Ladies: Please be comfortable wearing lingerie on the stage- there will be No full nudity, and No thongs. There Will be a selection of panties, bloomers, corsets and bras. There will also be nightgowns, robes, corsets and less revealing outfits. This is the first time I am including lingerie in a show and would like to have a variety. Sizes negotiable, smaller sizes preferred. Be comfortable walking in heels.

Makeup Artist / Hair Stylist: Seeking one or two talented persons to style the ladies mentioned above. Eye shadow in all shades and colors will be provided by Sweet Libertine makeup, yours to take home after the show. See ( http://sweetlibertine.com/ ) Be creative but keep it elegant.

Enjoy a relaxed, atmosphere full of Dandies, Fops, well dressed gentlemen and ladies, dancing and delights while being featured in front of photographers from Philadelphia and New York.

Thank you all and enjoy your day!



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Jul. 15th, 2010 05:07 am (UTC)
Take photos ! I have not seen this jacket on you really good!
Get Mark13 and take good shots! as I want to see it! lol
Jul. 15th, 2010 05:50 am (UTC)
Clearly I need to do an event on your side of the states!

That reminds me I don't believe I ever actually replied to one of your emails; would you like the same on in a summer weight fabric?
Jul. 15th, 2010 05:22 am (UTC)
Wish I weren't three states away! But I did check out your pic's of your clothes on the website and they are awesome! Much love! thank you ! And thank you for carrying plus sizes! :)
Jul. 15th, 2010 06:22 am (UTC)
Why thank you for the kind words! I'm working on more of the plus sizes, I need to start scaling up some of the sample things I've done.
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Jul. 16th, 2010 04:10 am (UTC)
Why thank you, I will do so!
Jul. 15th, 2010 06:20 pm (UTC)
Ohhh!!! I actually want to attend the full Parlor, or I'd love to model (and have done lingerie before..). Will there be more modeling needed in the future? :-\
Jul. 16th, 2010 04:09 am (UTC)
I have no doubt that there will be more modeling needed in the future. And when the need arises you will see the faint silhouette of a sewing machine projected against the dark night sky...
No really I'll just post on steamfashion next time I'm doing a show. Hope to see you there at any rate!
Jul. 16th, 2010 11:53 am (UTC)
How epic would that be! Hee hee... I'll keep an eye out in the future then.

Good luck with the show! Can't wait to see what you'll be showing! :-)
Jul. 16th, 2010 03:58 pm (UTC)
Sounds like a great event and since I'm in Baltimore, Md, I could go (not sure yet since my work schedule is subject to change). I did look at the website but couldn't find vendor information, just the names and links to a couple of the vendors that will be there this weekend.

Is Dorian's Parlor always a steampunk related event or is it different every month?

Kudos for getting to show off your fashions there!
Jul. 16th, 2010 05:37 pm (UTC)
Ah, I apologize there was a lack of vendor information, I will have to direct you to jaborwhalky and she can answer some vending questions.

Dorian's Parlor keeps the same theme every month, steampunk, Victorian, neo Victorian, Edwardian, bohemian etc. The selection of entertainment and delights however varies month to month to present a wide range of designers and performers to keep it interesting.
Jul. 22nd, 2010 12:18 am (UTC)
I'd love to help you out Claire but seeing your models from the fashion show at Steampunk World Faire, I'm probably just a tad bigger than you need. If memory serves me correctly, when I almost modeled for you at the show, I was 2 inches off at the waist and an inch or so off in the chest and hips.

However, I will be at Dorian's Parlor and am really looking forward to your show!
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