Northwood Style Show Ready to Get the Reel Rolling

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This colorful event will take place on Tuesday, April 23, at 8:00 pm. in the Hach Student Life Center.


MIDLAND, MI – The 12th annual Northwood University (NU) Style Show executive board is running full-force for this year’s show. This colorful event will take place on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 8:00 pm. in the Hach Student Life Center on the Midland Campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. The public is welcome to attend the show as well as the gala reception directly following the event. For more information on ticket sales and to see the student-made promotional video for the show, please visit our website at For ticket information and questions, please contact Jill Ouellette at 989.837.4260 or Elise Brotebeck at

This year we have exceptional student designers whose collections range from historic inspirations to skirts and dresses made from recycled materials. To name just a few of the featured vendors from around the state of Michigan, you will see apparel from Andrea’s Closet, Gems by Em, Doncaster, My Secret Garden, Francesca’s Collection and Rent the Runway. A majority of the featured shoes in this year’s show are being provided by Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) in Saginaw. The apparel is specifically selected to be modeled in the segment that correlates with the Disney theme.

“The vendors in this year’s show are some of the best we’ve had. We have a lot of returning vendors which is very exciting as well as some new ones like DSW and Rent the Runway! We are looking forward to bringing our theme and creativity to life with all the generous contributions of the vendors. It’s really going to be the best show yet!” says Chairwoman Kaitlyn Girodat. The chair for the show is chosen every year by the show’s faculty advisor, Jill Ouellette. After Girodat was chosen, she and Ouellette chose three vice chairs and the remaining needed 14 executive board members. Professor Ouellette, states, “The hard work, dedication and synergy exhibited by our students are truly top notch. I am thrilled as an educator to watch our students develop truly marketable skills.”

This New York type high fashion show is organized by Northwood students who are solely responsible for everything—from training and coaching the 60+ student models, arranging model fittings all over Michigan, collecting the clothing, designing the decorations and layout, and the food and beverages which are served at the gala reception. This magical show is sure to be bringing back memories for attendees of all ages!


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.