Tom Yu: Charleston Fashion Week model profile

Q: Where are you from? 
A: Originally from Seoul, Korea but I now reside in Charleston.

Q: What is your favorite Charleston hotspot?
A: “The greatest CATCH in Charleston…..FISH on Kings St”, it’s
a new spot to dance, drink, and find a great looking crowd!

Q: What do you do when you are not preparing for CFW?
A: I’m a Sales Consultant for Imagining Company.

Q: How many Charleston Fashion Week events have you modeled in?
A: This will be my second event for Charleston Fashion Week.

Q: What was your favorite CFW experience or moment in 2009? A: The Emerging Designer Competition has to be my favorite
moment in 2009!

Q: What are you looking forward to most for CFW 2010?
A: I’m looking forward to the Rock the runway Model Competition (Go win it Tom!)

Q: Which shows/designers are you modeling for?
A: Chelsie Ravenell, Banana Republic, Biton, and Tommy Bahama.

Q: Outside of rehearsals, how do you prepare for CFW 2010? 
A: I’ve recently sign on with Tout Model and Talent Agency.
Michelle Wood is the model coach for CFW and also works for Tout Talent. I’ve been working with her for past month and she’s amazing to work with! It’s like having your personal trainer; she’s definitely made
it fun and exciting! (Word!!)

Q: What would be your advice for aspiring models for CFW 2011?
A: I am still an aspiring model so I am in no place to give advice other than... "Go confidently into the direction of your dreams"... Henry David Thoreau (Ladies are you paying attention??!)

Q: What is your favorite fashion trend for summer 2010?
A: Worn-out jeans in dark colors!

Q: What music are you listening to when getting exciting about CFW 2010?
A: Music helps me get pumped for CFW.  MUSE always get me up and going!

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