Family Tree – Briley Jones

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For a few years we had seen Briley Jones out and about at our local St. Louis Fashion Week shows. Although she was with a local agency, we thought she had a cool look, but felt it was best to leave well enough alone and focus on our models. She ended up walking away from modeling, went to college, and …

Family Tree – Rachael Robinson

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In late Spring 2013, we traveled to Hang Out Fest in the Gulf Shores, and not only discovered a few great girls, but also a really special part of the US we had never been to before. The days were long and the sun was scorching but it was all worth it in the end. We spotted a leggy girl …

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Family Tree – Kelsey Owens

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In all the years of doing this, we have to say, Kelsey was the most determined to be a part of Mother.  Kelsey and her amazing mom Debbie first attended our open call, and then listened to our advice and direction. Starting with hair color changes, to getting rid of her tweezers and growing in her full dark brows, to …

Family Tree- Dakota

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A few years back we held an open call in Saint Louis while Jeff was in Europe and a beautiful girl attended who sparked our interest. She looked like a pretty girl in her initial appearance and at first glance, I thought, “Maybe she could be a commercial girl for Chicago.” As I took a closer look, imagined her trimmed …

Family Tree- Blake Myers

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In 2009 we set out to follow The Jonas Brothers on some of their Midwest dates. We followed them to Saint Louis, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Before the show in Chicago, we decided to go grab lunch and walk around Woodfield Mall. We did some shopping in Baby Gap, Jeff stepped outside the store, and five minutes later came running in, …

Family Tree – Jud Birza

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Always up for an adventure, we decided to go spend an afternoon at Holt High School in Wentzville, Missouri for their career day. Surrounded by tables for colleges, military service, technical schools, etc… our Mother Model Management booth stood out to say the least. In those situations, we tend to be overwhelmed with aspiring models wanting to be discovered. Walking through the gymnasium …