Chicago Beauty. Mario Tricoci Contest Narrows it Down to Five Finalists

August 11, 2008 • Events


Mario Tricoci’s "Mario, Make Me a Model" contest, orchestrated by Chicago salon Mario Tricoci named five finalists last Tuesday from a group of 21 semifinalists, starting from an original pool of 400.

"This means everything. I have wanted to be a model my whole life," said Ursula Alice Dabrowska of Vernon Hills, breaking down with joy after she was selected.

The five Chicago-area women have earned a model makeover from Mario Tricoci Hair Salons, runway instruction by Ford Models, personal training with Equinox Fitness Clubs and a spot in a fashion advertorial spread photographed by Matt Ferguson for Chicago magazine. They also will be considered for a contract with Ford Models and a Tricoci trend photo shoot.

The five will walk the runway in the "Dress Code" fashion show October 3, Fashion Focus Chicago. One amodel will be chosen that night to receive a five-night trip for two to Mexico, among other prizes.

Source: Chicago Tribune

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