As promised first last saturday and also yesterday, here’s the story about the model casting of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Zurich which happened exactly one week ago. I have not been there as a model of course and at these lines I want to make clear that I don’t do modeling at all. Just wanted to clear that up because some of you think I do work as a model as I took notice from email messages and comments here on the blog. Well, anyway, back to the theme… I have been invited to the casting by the big Fashion Days sponsor Mercedes-Benz to get a little insight how it’s going on backstage and generally find out more about the prearrangement of the big show which takes place from 13 to 16 november (yeah, only a few weeks left… can’t wait!).

I can tell you, I expected something way different. I can’t exactly say why and what I thought is different but I was quite surprised that every model has only about 20 seconds to convince the casting director of IMG. When I actually think about it, it’s quite obvious especially with an eye on the hundreds of models trying to get booked for the show. Whats more, I always thought there’s a jury of at least 2 or 3 persons appraising the models and picking the best ones out. So while entering the casting room, I was like “What? There’s one man sitting… Where’s the rest?”. But again, it’s logical… there’s no chance to discuss in group within the short time each model has. Another wrong imagination of me was the fact, that I thought the models will not be chosen during the casting itself. But that’s what happened. There were 6 stacks on the table: 3 for woman, 3 for man. One for “booked”, the other two for “maybe booked” and “not booked”. Furthermore it was quite impressive how Roger, the Casting Director was able to guess the high of the models perfectly.

At the end I must say, it was quite an interesting experience not only because of the experience itself rather than meeting the people there and having a talk with them. These which are living in Switzerland might know the swiss male super model Fabian Pfenninger (the guy in the picture at the top) which was at the casting as well and obviously (what else?!) is one of the booked models for the show! So then, see you in two days here on the blog…. stay tuned for the all black look I have worn for the casting.

Btw. there are only a few tickets left (buy here!) and you also got the chance to win some tickets on the official Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Zurich facebook page by clicking here! All you have to do is to like their FB page and answer a question correctly and you might be invited and able to enjoy a fashionable evening! I wish you good luck and hope to see you there!

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  1. WOW, amazing post dear, congrats on taking part in the event, sounds and looks FANTASTIC! &lt;3 Thank you for sharing!<br /><br />Liana x<br /><a href="; rel="nofollow">Dress Code Chic</a>

  2. Nice models ;) Great post !<br /><br /><a href="; rel="nofollow"></a><br /><a href="; rel="nofollow"></a>

  3. Great photos, the models are gorgeous!<br />I love the style of this post too :)<br /><br />Kendra<br />xx<br /><br />Blog: <a href="; rel="nofollow">Stolen Inspiration</a><br />Instagram: <a href="; rel="nofollow">KendraAlexandra</a><br />Facebook: <a href="; rel="nofollow">StolenInspiration

  4. Cool!

  5. Great post!<br />Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog!<br /><br /><a href="; rel="nofollow"></a><br /><br />xoxo,<br />Jess

  6. Love this post! I used to work in a modelling agency &amp; would always see castings going on…great to watch!<br /><br />Kirsten x<br /><br /><br />

  7. Thanks for stopping by the blog! You have an amazing blog! Would you like to follow each other? Let me know!<br /><br />Xo,<br />Flor<br />

  8. <b>Such a nice experience! I hope I´ll be there at Fashion Week as well :) fingers crossed!<br /><br />WITH LOVE,<br />LINSEY / <a href="; rel="nofollow">POSE-BLOG.COM</a></b>

  9. Amazing!!!<br /><br />xoxo<br /><br />

  10. Wow, the photos are all amazing! All these models are just beautiful!<br /><br />Hayfa<br />

  11. It&#39;s pretty cool to get an insight of a casting, thanks for the post.<br />Also so great to discover a fellow Swiss blogger :)<br />xx<br /><br />

  12. Great models!<br />Thanks for sharing, very nice to read<br /><br />xo&#39; M<br />

  13. Those casting must be a little hard on the models I guess! Nice experience though!<br />Mafalda ❤<br />

  14. It&#39;s really cool !<br />Xxo<br /><br />

  15. Un post genial!!!<br /><a href="; rel="nofollow"> conestiloalcubo Blog<br /></a> // <a href="; rel="nofollow"> Bloglovin&#39;<br /></a>

  16. Hello from Milan, <br />great models…<br /><br />

  17. OMG these model castings are soooo fun! SUCH GORGEOUS PEOPLE! &lt;3 Btw, I&#39;ve just posted my new Biker-inspired ensemble with a vintage chanel chain bag and Prada brogues, guaranteed to provoke you to thinking of a modern biker would (or would not) dress lol #ProvokingBiker<br /><br />xx The Provoker<br /><b>;

  18. Hello from Spain: in the casting always little time to teach. Time is always short. Keep in touch

  19. Great models! all amazing!<br /><a href="; rel="nofollow">MADRID FASHION DREAM</a>

  20. Ahaha i spotted some hoties! <br /><br />wanna follow each other on GFC/facebook and bloglovin ? <br /><br />Kisses<br />Hannah<br /><a href="; rel="nofollow">Elegantesque Blog</a>

  21. Wow, that&#39;s amazing!<br /><br />

  22. Casting is always such an interesting thing, great models!

  23. You should be a model! Great post xx<br /><br />

  24. awesome! That last girl is pretty!<br /><br /><a href="; rel="nofollow">Monica Harmony&#39;s Blog</a>

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