Friday, July 3, 2009

It's official.



DALLAS, TX – June 30, 2009 --Wallflower Management, a new boutique model agency in Dallas opens Monday, July 6, 2009. Wallflower Management is a boutique model agency that concentrates on finding and developing young women and men for fashion print and runway. Wallflower Direct, a division of Wallflower Management, will offer clients experienced models from other markets for direct bookings.

Wallflower President and Creative Director, Tammy Theis has been a fashion stylist and writer for the award winning Fashion!Dallas section of The Dallas Morning News since 1985, where she covered the local fashion beat and reported on the New York, London, Milan and Paris collections each season. She was responsible for directing the sophisticated editorial shoots that helped establish the esteemed reputation of Fashion!Dallas and FD Luxe. Her unerring eye and styling talent has helped launch the careers of many of Dallas' working models and top names, who can credit some of their first editorial shoots to Theis – Erin Wasson, Chandra North, Ali Michael, Mimi Roche and Brittany Woodward, to name a few.

Wallflower Manager, Brenda Gomez graduated from Texas Christian University's fashion promotion department and started her career as a media relations manager for Global Fashion News, where she covered the designer shows in New York. In 2003, she became an in-house stylist for Neiman Marcus, where she booked top models from agencies around the world for Neiman Marcus photo shoots and the annual Christmas Book. As the new faces and runway director for a Dallas-based agency, she managed and developed models and placed them in international markets.

Wallflower Direct Manager, John Bass started his career at Elite in New York in 1988 where he was instrumental in building and maintaining the careers of some of the top girls in the industry, including Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patitz, Kara Young and Meghan Douglas. In 1993 he helmed the opening of Elite Miami and helped build it into the top agency on the beach. In 1995, he returned to Elite New York. In 1999, Donald Trump tapped Bass and four other Elite managers to open Trump Model Management. There, Bass helped launch the careers of top names like Mini Anden, Lisa Cant and Hye Park. Bass moved to Dallas in 2006 to open a home furnishings destination, Haven Interior Therapy, which he co-owns.

Imaging and development is the strength of Wallflower Management. Scouting and developing models will remain a priority. The agency will constantly offer fresh new faces to its clients. The graphics and imaging are bold and edgy, taking inspiration from European fashion publications and street graphics. In addition, the company is going green, preferring to send out all press releases and updates through email and frequent blog posts.

“The difference between Wallflower and other agencies here will be in the imaging,” says Theis, “I have done this my entire career—bringing out the model in every new face. Now, my models will benefit from that expertise”.

“The personal attention I extend to the models, I extend to my clients as well, and I love bringing the two together,” says Gomez.

Located in the idyllic shopping/restaurant destination of McKinney and Knox neighborhood, the agency office is located above Café Madrid and next door to Grange Hall.
More information about Wallflower Management and Wallflower models will be available July 6 at and Open calls for new faces will be held at the agency every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

No comments:

Post a Comment