SELF-AWARENESS | Who you choose to become is entirely up to you.



Gone are the days of playing with dolls. Talking to them and pretending they are your best friends.  For those of you who grew up playing with a doll houses, plastic army figures and GI Joe’s, this article may bring back some memories. For the readers who missed out on doll and toy play, hugs from me to you.

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PUBLISHING| #Self #publishing has become easier with #Amazon group of companies.



About CreateSpace

CreateSpace LogoThrough theirservices, you can sell books, CDs, and DVDs for a fraction of the cost of traditional manufacturing, while maintaining more control over your materials. They make it simple to distribute your books, music, and video through Internet retail outlets, your own website, and other bookstores, retailers, libraries, and academic institutions. Get started today!

CreateSpace is a DBA of On-Demand Publishing LLC, part of the Amazon group of companies.


They were originally founded as CustomFlix Labs, Inc. and BookSurge Inc.

CustomFlix launched in 2002 when four colleagues decided to make widespread distribution easier for independent filmmakers—they started CustomFlix, a DVD on-Demand company.

BookSurge was launched in 2000 by a small group of writers who wanted to create opportunities for authors to not only publish their work, but to also retain their content rights and sales profits. BookSurge grew to support leading publishers and independent authors, offering complete self-publishing, on-demand printing, and online distribution services.

In 2005, BookSurge and CustomFlix were both acquired by CustomFlix’s name was changed to CreateSpace in 2007. In October of 2009, due to the harmonies that would be created in the businesses, the CreateSpace and BookSurge brands merged under the CreateSpace name to become the publishing and manufacturing on-demand leader for independent content creators, publishers, film studios, and music labels.


FASHION | Couture Fashion Week New York September 2017-Fashion Shows in NYC by Couture Fashion Week $50 – $1,500 Actions and Detail Panel

Fashion Week After Parties-Couture Fashion Week New York September 2017 tickets

FRI, SEP 8 9:30 PM

Fashion Week After Parties-Couture Fashion Week New York September 2017
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York


Fashion Show Tickets-Platinum VIP at Couture Fashion Week NY-September 2017 tickets

FRI, SEP 8 4:00 PM

Fashion Show Tickets-Platinum VIP at Couture Fashion Week NY-September 2017
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York

Venue: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
1605 Broadway (between 48th/49th Streets)

Fashion Shows: Broadway Ballroom, 4th floor
Brasserie 1605, Lobby Level

General seating at fashion show

Front row seating at fashion show

Prime placement front row seating at all fashion shows that day
– Escorted backstage tour
– Cocktail and snack break
– Red carpet photo ops with designers and models
– Admission to after party after 8:00 pm fashion show. Includes scrumptious dinner buffet, 2-hour open bar, music and dancing.

9:30 pm to midnight
– 2-hour open bar
– Dinner buffet
– Music and dancing
– Evening, nightclub or cocktail attire please
– Fashion show tickets sold separately. Attend the parties even if you do not attend any fashion shows!

About the Event:

26th Season! Couture Fashion Week presents 3 days of couture and luxury fashion shows twice a year in New York City.
– Fine designers from around the world presenting exquisite garments and accessories
– World class entertainment
– Parties with dinner and open bar
– Tickets are non-refundable
– Scheduled designers

Reserve your spot today to experience an incredible showcase of luxury and style.
Video Highlights of Latest Event


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Fashion shows and parties are appropriate for all ages. No children under age 10 please. Guests under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available at parties for guests under age 21. Photo ID is recommended but not required to attend the shows, it is required to be served alcoholic beverages at parties.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes. Email us the name and transaction number of the original buyer along with the name and contact email address of the guest who will attend. The guest should bring the original ticket to the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It is strongly suggest you bring the printed tickets. If that is not possible, please have the tickets on your smartphone screen when you check in. Your name will also be on the guest list at the door.

What is the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable. If you cannot attend, email us with the details, and we may be able to switch your tickets to another show time, or credit all or part of your purchase to next season’s event.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that OK?
Yes, it is OK. You can email us the name of the buyer and the name of the guest who will attend, in case of any question, but it is not required.

Will I receive printed tickets?
You will receive two email confirmations: One from Eventbrite and one from PayPal (the payment processor). The Eventbrite email will have your ticket attached which you should print and bring with you. If you cannot print your tickets, please have the confirmation on your smartphone screen when you check in. The guest name will also be on on the guest list at the door. Look in the “TYPE” box on your ticket for your specific show date and time. If you do not see the email message from EventBrite with your tickets within 24 hours, check you Spam folder, and if you still do not see it, email us and we will re-send it.

What are discount codes?
Discount codes are given to certain special guests and pre-arranged parties.

I would prefer not to pay online. Can I order tickets by mail?
Yes, please email us for details. Check payments must be received no later that 10 days before the event.

Are fashion shows repeated?
No. Each show time presents different designers.

Is there a dress code for guests?
Dress code is elegant chic (no sneakers, jeans, flip flops, ballcaps, etc). Jackets are recommended for gentlemen. Formal attire (tuxedo, evening gown, etc.) is not necessary. Dress for the after parties is evening or cocktail attire.

How are seats assigned?
Seats are assigned at the door. All seats provide a good view of the runway, so there is no need to arrive more than 30 minutes before show time. Front row and Platinum VIP ticket buyers are guaranteed a front row seat. Seating — especially front row — cannot be guaranteed for late arrivals.

My friends and I bought tickets separately, can we be seated together?
You will have the best chance to sit together if you arrive together at the venue. We cannot guarantee a particular seating arrangement.

How long do the fashion shows last?
Approximately 35 to 45 minutes, including performances. Although every effort is made to start on time, please allow for late starts of 15-20 minutes.

How early should I arrive to check in?
Since all seats are good, there is no need to arrive extra early. Seating for fashion shows starts 20 minutes before show time.

Can I take photos during the fashion shows?
Discreet photo taking from your seat is allowed. No long lenses, flashes, standing up during the show, or blocking other guests’ views.

When is the designer schedule posted?
Click here for this season’s schedule. You can also check our blog and Facebook for the latest announcements of designers scheduled to show.

What about after parties?
After parties include dinner and open bar and are held at the same venue, lobby level. You can buy party tickets even if you do not attend the fashion shows. Non-alcoholic beverages are available for guests under age 21. Please do not bring children under age 10 to the parties. Guests under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are sold above.

Does Couture Fashion Week offer group rates or discounts?
Discounts are available for parties of ten or more. For more information, please email us with your name, number of people in your party, which show(s) or parties you would like to attend, and ticket type (Platinum VIP, front row or general seating).

More questions?
Please email:
Please do NOT contact the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan


Fri, Sep 8, 2017, 4:00 PM –

Sun, Sep 10, 2017, 11:30 PM EDT

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CASTING CALL| International Model Casting

He loves to have fun. And you will too. I personally vouch for Andres Aquino. He is a wonderful personal friend. He will put you in shows, if you are chosen. This is what Fashion Models dream of.  No doubt check it out!!
Andres Aquino producer Couture Fashion Week introducing “Fashion Changing Lives”.


Model Casting. Paying job. Great adventures. Be known. All expenses paid travel around the world. The good life!
Looking for 12 models for global product promotion campaign and TV show
• Must have passport and able to travel.
• Min 3-months commitment that may extend to 12 months
• Be articulate
• Photogenic
• Fun and full of energy
• Comfortable in front of the video and people in person
• Comfortable with crowd and press
• Friendly and easy going signing autographs for fan club
• Active in social media
• Excellent shape
• Gorgeous welcome
• Bilingual or multilingual will be an asset
• No younger than 18 years old.

Please message me directly. Send photo or link to your page and brief paragraph tell me if you what requirements you meet to qualify.
Please share this post with all gorgeous models.
Fashion by Andres AquinoFanny TorresJaqueline BackerAQ


An invitation from the most dynamic city in the world to Couture Fashion Week New York, 26th season. Shows and parties. We will be waiting for YOU, Sept 8-10, 2017 TICKETS:
(C) Andres Aquino


Dominican designer Ariel Cedeno will return to Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of his latest inspired collection. Part of the prestigious event’s 26th season, the fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Sunday September 10, 2017 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, New York City. Ariel Cedeno is one of the Dominican Republic’s top fashion designers.

ADVICE: So, {looks you up and down} you want to be a model or actor?


You are in luck. 

I especially cater to the novice & semi-pro model.

I will teach you how to feel confident and eager to take your business to the next level. You will have your own business and I am a “Model Mentor”.

Many books and articles have been written on the “Principles of modeling”, and you can read them until the cows come home.

You will need these two (2) words — “Dedication & Perseverance.”

Self discipline is another word and it is a MUST!!  if you want to become successful in the business of Modeling.

I have been extremely successful in helping models/actors achieve their goals.

I offer ONE-ON-ONE, coaching helping  you to find the answers to your questions and putting you in touch with a real fashion designer who works with all types of models.

I have sessions that are available as a live video conference,or if preferred, via phone call.

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