Calling All Fashionistas and Fashionados!



The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, Alabama is looking for the first ever Grand Haul Stars! They are searching for four fabulous superstars that are excitable, spontaneous, and have a knack for talking all things fashion. Auditions for The Outlet Shops of Grand River Grand Haul Stars will be held at The Shops on Saturday, August 10 and 17 from 1pm-4pm.

The casting call will be held at The Outlet Shops of Grand River’s Grand Plaza, where participants will have the opportunity to show off their clothing and beauty knowledge in a 3-5 minute video. In the video, they will need to give a brief description of the item, including the store name and the price, as well as why they like it.

A selection committee comprised of representatives from The Outlet Shops of Grand River, Real People Models and Talent and B-Metro will review the videos to select 3-4 finalists in each category. The finalist videos will be posted on The Outlet Shops of Grand River’s Facebook page for the public vote on Tuesday, August 20th at 5pm. Votes will end on Saturday, August 24th at 5pm. The winner of the Facebook voting will count as 1 vote in final selection process. Winners will be notified on August 26th and announced throughout the month of September.

The selected winners will receive a clothing allotment for each month and be required to shoot one video per month in September, October, November and December. For complete listing of rules and regulations, please visit the Shops of Grand River Facebook Page or No purchase necessary to participate

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Grand River Girl, a student, age 18-22, 16+ with parent signature.

Grand River Professional, a young professional, age 23-29.

Grand River Mom, a mom with children still at home, age 30+.

Grand River Guy, a male, age 18+, 16+ with parent signature.

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Must be 18 years of age or 16+ with parent’s signature and legal resident of the United States. Participants must be outgoing, well spoken, excitable, knowledgeable about current fashion trends and products and able to react spontaneously. A complete application must be filled out the day of the casting call and will be available on site. Legible copy of your driver’s license will be required. No purchase necessary to participate. During your audition, be prepared to explain why you would be the ideal Grand Haul Star. Signed photograph release is released. All videos become property of The Outlet Shops of Grand River and may be used in any promotional format.

Four Grand Haul Stars will be chosen based on these categories: Grand River Girl, a college student (age 18-22), Grand River Professional, a young professional student (age 23-29),Grand River Mom, a mom (age 30+, with children at home), Grand River Guy, a male (age 18+, 16+ with parent signature). Winners will be chosen no later than August 24, 2013 by a selection committee and notified by phone and email.

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Each winner will be given a $150 gift card to The Outlet Shops of Grand River each month. They must shop and tape their segment based on the information below.

All videos will be filmed on Tuesdays at 6:30pm. Each Grand River Haul Star can pick up their gift card at Guest Services located in the Food Court beginning on the Shopping Start Date for their designated segment. A valid driver’s license is required for pick up. Clothing items must be new with tags still on them when filmed. Filming of the segment will take place at a predetermined location at The Outlet Shops of Grand River.

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For more information on The Outlet Shops of Grand River, please visit or contact Alicia Rohan at 205-908-7569 or

So, fashionistas and fashionados…put on your best ensemble, practice your fashion lingo, and head on over to The Outlet Shops of Grand River August 10 and 17 from 1pm-4pm to try your luck at becoming The Shops Grand Haul Star!

Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn


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