Monday, April 22, 2013

Raine Magazine Invites Up-and-Coming Designers to Pitch a Bold Look for Grace Valerie

Raine Magazine, the go-to publication for rising entrepreneurs, today announced their plans to host the Glam Up Grace Valerie fashion design contest with their Spring 2013 Hollywood and Glamour Issue featured singer, Grace Valerie. Together they are calling all designers to create a hot new look for this sizzling pop star.

Mentored by none other than American Idol’s Randy Jackson, Grace Valerie has been taking the dance music charts by storm with her hit singles “Don’t Wanna Be Waiting” and “When the Lights Go Down”. Her fun, sexy style is colorful and innovative, making her the perfect muse for aspiring designers. Grace Valerie is excited to help another talented artist rise to fame.

Raine Magazine is hoping to help nurture and grow the talent of up-and-coming fashion designers through this contest. Founder and editor Nova Lorraine believes entrepreneurs are the new celebrities: “Raine celebrates rising talent and this contest will serve as a channel to get aspiring designers noticed. We want to help discover the next big name in fashion.”
The Glam Up Grace Valerie contest kicks off on Monday, April 22nd with a joint announcement by Raine Magazine and Grace Valerie. Entries will be accepted until Monday, May 13th and the contest is open to Raine Magazine’s Facebook fans. Designers will be asked to submit sketches of their design visions along with details about their fashion experience. Grace Valerie, with the help of Raine Magazine, will choose five finalists whose designs will be showcased on Raine Magazine’s Facebook page for fan voting from May 20th to May 25th.

Facebook fans can vote for their favorite design beginning Monday, May 20th on Raine Magazine’s Facebook page. Their input will help choose the grand prize winner who will have the honor of dressing Grace Valerie. The winning designer will have their garment worn by Grace Valerie at an upcoming performance or event and the designer will also receive an exclusive feature on Raine Magazine’s blog, which receives over 2 million visitors monthly.

Interested designers may visit beginning Monday, April 22nd at 12pm EST for the full rules and regulations and to submit their entries.

About Raine Magazine

Described as the Haute Couture resource for entrepreneurs, Raine strives to find the must know uncovered gems in fashion, entertainment, culture and technology. Filled with intriguing stories and hypnotic photography, Raine proves to be a lifestyle must have for those who are creative and love all that is new and luxurious – while delivering the rising stars around the world to its readers each quarter. Raine Magazine is available at Barnes and Noble and digital newsstands as well as online at

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