would like to re-introduce a name that is very familiar to the fashion industry, Sandi Bass
She joins the UCOF team as our 2012 Casting Director.
brings with her
more than twenty years of expertise in the fashion industry.
Sandi Bass was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee.
later life she
moved to Los Angeles where she
studied Art Culture and Fashion Design at LA City College
while knocking door to door to pursue her
dream in fashion.
It would be the start of something amazing for Ms. Bass
career grew and developed into something let's say, "AMAZING."
spent fifteen years as a top runway model living in Paris, Rome, and Tokyo working for top designers, Valentino, Christian Dior
, Emanuel Ungaro, Karl Lagerfeld and Fendi to name a few.
also found herself in a singing group on tour as The Peter Jacques Band at the famous Forum Coliseum in Rome opening for The Bee Gees and Aba.
later discovered that her
true talent was in the business of fashion.
passion and true desire to succeed laid in the arts of the fashion industry.
later years, after turning in her
runway pumps, Sandi
returned to America, making appearances on numerous television shows.
As the on camera personality and fashion coordinator presenting "Fashions of the Moment," she
appeared as guest judge on Tyra Bank's America's Next Top Model.
finds time Sandi
writes articles on modeling and fashion, which have been published in magazines and newsletters.
It is clear that she
has made a true name for herself, her
career and is very much respected in the fashion industry.
- Photo by Valentino Press
finds herself on the other side of the runway pumps.
Sandi has experience working as a director of runway for a top agency in NY as well as, traveling the world as a top international model scout placing models in Asia, Europe, US and Canada. Combining her great communication skills, her deeply rooted connections with agencies worldwide and her knowledge of the industry, she understands the importance of relationships and ethics in any business.
is sought after by modeling agencies, schools and conventions to give seminars to models and parents, knowing they will get sound advice.
has traveled the world but it is her
inviting southern comfort personality that has taken her
around the world.
In addition, Sandi
works closely with "Cover Girls for Change", models of the 80's and 90's uniting to mentor young models through events during NY Fashion Week.
Having been recently chosen as a member of The National Association of Professional Women in New York, it is with honor that Sandi joins United Colors of Fashion to work as the Casting Director for their annual Fashion Show Spectacular in New York.
We look forward to working and learning from Ms. Bass
as we move towards our annual show and beyond.
It is our pleasure to have this opportunity to work with her
as we move towards a bigger and better awareness of HIV/AIDS through fashion.
Jerther George - Alumna of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
with a Bachelors Degree in English.
She is currently an intern for UCOF, based in the United States.