LRFW 2014 Model Spotlight





Model Search Judges

Antonio Jordan
  Candace Barker
Regency Beauty Institute Little Rock Campus Manager

Barker has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 15 years and worked in many aspects of the industry as a stylist, freelance artist, platform artist, Paramedical Aesthetician and Medical Spa Director. Now, Barker oversees Regency Beauty Institute’s Little Rock campus as Campus Manager. Barker’s love for the industry comes from being surrounded by other creative people, “The beauty and fashion industry are always changing. You don’t have to look far to find inspiration every day!”



Ashia Khan Little Rock Model Search Judge
  Chevete Durham
Bouncing Kidz Boutique Owner

As the operator of a trendsetting and stylish children boutique in Little Rock, Durham has had an eye for fashion since the age of 14. Durham has been involved with several charity fashion shows in Arkansas and Texas.

Deedra Wilson Little Rock Fashion Week Model Search Judge   Danielle Green
Beauty and Style Expert

Green specializes in editorial styling, fashion and beauty journalism, and image consulting by providing makeup and styling services. Her work has been featured at NYFW, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Refinery 29, Dillard’s, Arkansas Bride, Arkansas Life, Sync and more. She studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and the Academy of Art University. She worked as an assistant to designer Amal Guessous in Beverly Hills.

Ebony Kelsey Little Rock fashon week Model Search Judge   Marlisa Goldsmith
THV CBS 11 Reporter Team

Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, she graduated from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where she attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication. In 2013, she was awarded with a School Bell Award for 'Best Continuing Education Coverage' in the state of Texas.

  Matt Mershon
KATV ABC 7 General Assignment Reporter

Originally from Massachusetts, Mershon covers everything from city politics and slumlords to festivals and comfort dogs. A graduate from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, Mershon received a first place honor for a radio piece from the Society of Professional Journalists.


  Rance Golden Jr.
"TRL Total Rance Live" Morning Show Audio Engineer

Golden Jr. is KARK4/FOX16 audio engineer. Creator of "TRL" Total Rance Live on KARK 4, a segment that allows viewers request music they want to hear live during the morning news program. Golden Jr. is fan of fashion.

  Joan Burnley
Regency Beauty Institute Little Rock Performance Floor Manager

Burnley has more than 30 years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist and currently serves as the Performance Floor Manager at Regency Beauty Institute’s Little Rock campus. She has past industry experience in education and managing her own salon. Burnley is inspired most by the intersection and action that grows from creativity and design.
  Shakayla Sanders
Curative Colors Salon Hairstylist & Make-up Artist

Sanders loves art and is creative with all art forms. Her creativity shows through her styling and make-up artistry.
  Velvet Carlock
Curative Colors Salon Hairstylist & Make-up Artist

Carlock is a licensed instructor who has been a stylist for over 10 yrs. She's owned a salon and has been a salon manager.