Launches Model Search With NEXT Models

The Search is on to find The Next PromGirl

New York, NY March 8, 2011 --, a leading online retailer for prom and special occasion dresses, along with NEXT Model Management announce an international search to find the next top models and faces of The model search, set to align with prom season, will launch March 8th and run through May where two lucky winners will receive a dream prize package from PromGirl and NEXT.

“We are very excited to be teaming up with NEXT and their amazing scouts to discover two fresh faces and offer them an amazing opportunity,” says David Wilkenfeld, President of PromGirl. “At PromGirl, we are used to making prom dreams come true. The Next PromGirl model search is going above and beyond that with an open call to be discovered and a modeling contract with an agency that represents the biggest names in the industry.”

NEXT model and former Midwesterner, Katie Fogarty, will help launch the search with a video on how to enter and the story about how she was discovered by Jeff and Mary Clarke of Mother Model Management at the young age of thirteen. From March 8th through May 6th girls can enter at the official website by submitting details and photos via an online entry form.

Industry executives at NEXT will review all entries and select ten finalists based on overall appearance and photogenic qualities. Each finalist will create a short video explaining why she should be The Next PromGirl. The videos will then be posted to the official website ( and put to a public vote. After one week of public voting, the two girls with the highest combined totals (public votes 33%, judges’ votes 67%) will be crowned the winners. The prize package includes a general modeling contract with NEXT Models, an all expenses paid trip to NYC for winners and chaperone, one prom photo shoot featured on and one fashion photo shoot, a $500 gift certificate to and a professional style consultation.