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5 Essential Things for Hosting a Fashion Show

No matter whether you are hosting the show yourself or are a part of it or that of the audience, fashion shows are super fun. But if you think that everything just falls into place and gets arranged automatically then you should be prepared for a shock.

Even the most humble fashion shows have been the products of a lot of effort and time. Added to that, there are huge bills to pay, too, unless all your goods are donated and all your staff have volunteered for you.

Nonetheless, it can also be said that there is a lot that you can learn from a fashion show starting from organisation and planning to working with a team and a number of other skills. Just like the fruit of hard work is the sweetest to taste, similarly, in this case, when all your efforts become a great success then you also realise that it was overall an enjoyable experience.
There are a number of structural and planning needs that are essential for this. Here are a few essential components or equipment that you need for hosting a fashion show. Just spare a few minutes to read on.

Date and Venue – These are the first things to think about. Decide when you want to host the event and how long it will last. It is also imperative to book the venue as early as possible. Ensure that the venue has space for the models, the catwalk, your audience, the outfits and any other refreshments that you want.

A Stage – You must have a raised platform or a stage structure so that the models can walk on them. You should not make your models walk on the same level as the audience who are viewing them as they won’t be able to view them properly under such circumstances. For the best exposure you must go for a raised platform.

The Team – Build a team in a way that covers all the facets of the show. Keep it in mind that you will need someone to help the models backstage. Apart from that, you will also need a wardrobe assistant, stage manager, clothing manufacturer, ticket seller, makeup artist, hairstylist, publicist, food server and announcer. So that everyone knows about their task and schedule, keep all of them connected on something like a social media page.

The Lighting and the Sound – These are essential for your show. On the basis of how you want to illuminate the show, you may use the upligts, spot lights and the moving lights. The sound of the event can be arranged through a DJ setup or Live music. For this, you need the right equipment, cabling and of course, the speakers. It is imperative to make the event feel wholesome.

The Clothes – Choose the clothes on the basis of what will be most appealing to your audience. You must keep in mind the age, gender and other factors, in this case. You can approach local designers, department stores and fashion designers to use their clothes in exchange of advertising and publicity at your fashion show.

The above are some of the most essential requirements that you will need to host a fashion show successfully. These are recommended by the most reputed creative event agencies for organising a fashion show that will be a grand success.  

Author Bio: Sawoni Chowdhury is an aficionado of writing. She is an expert writer and blogger and shares her views and opinions on a range of topics such as Lifestyle, Business, Entertainment and lot more. She works with Wonderland Agency, which is among the best event agency in the UK.

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