Founder & Executive Producer – SMGlobal CatwalkAward Winning International Fashion Designer SAMINA MUGHAL is the brainchild behind the revolutionary “SMGlobal Catwalk”; an International Fashion Movement which involves Fashion Shows & Events; Model Management; Training; Magazine; TV and a Multi-Designer Store. Samina is also a Philanthropist and the Founder/President of “Relief SMGlobal Foundation Inc”; a 501c3 Charity with a mission to help women & children around the world lead better lives through Education, Training and Empowerment funded through Global Fashion and Modeling events.
Samina’s own struggles of becoming a success in the Fashion Industry have inspired her to create a concept that will allow emerging talent an opportunity to reach their goals and aspirations and turn them into a profitable opportunity.
Samina Mughal is best known for providing the ever-evolving modern woman with an Innovative and Glamorous Collection of Clothing & Jewelry that is Sexy but slightly Edgy and Eclectic. Her Signatures include unconventional silhouettes, and the use of Unique Luxurious Surface Embellishments with a high attention to detail in each of her designs. The SAMINA MUGHAL Brand has an international following of customers who desire her Accessible Luxury which can be purchased at www.SaminaMughal.com
Born and raised in Birmingham, England, Samina started her fashion career after graduating from The Institute of Art & Design. Her creativity, cutting edge style, and an eye for the eclectic, allowed her technical knowledge and business sense to shape the trends for today’s Fashionistas. Those same skills have made Samina a desired asset and she has been entrusted with many roles with leaders in the fashion industries in England, Europe and the United States for several years. Samina has worked with many International brands and retailers worldwide; as well as top fashion schools and international magazines, making Samina a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry. Her dedication and attention to detail has built her reputation as one of the most versatile designers in the industry.
- BBAC Award Recipient – Brilliance and Beyond Across the Country (May 2017)
- WINNER – Best Texas Designer in New York – Texas Fashion Awards (April 2016)
- Best Designer Nomination – Texas Fashion Awards (October 2015)
- Best Couture Designer Nomination – Atlantic City Fashion Week (May 2015)
- Designer of The Year Nomination – NY Fashion Awards (September 2014)
- Roshni Honoree – Featured in the “Global and Emerging Leaders” book (May 2015)
- Top Ranked U.S. Executive – Voted by The National Council of American Executives
Samina’s many roles have included:
- Designer: Samina Mughal Collection
- Founder/President: SMGlobal Catwalk
- Founder/President: Relief SMGlobal Foundation Inc.
- Editor In Chief: SMGlobal Catwalk MAGAZINE
- Designer for many International brands.
- Technical Designer for many International Brands and Retailers.
- Teacher and Instructor at top Fashion colleges and schools.
- Author – Upcoming instructional publication for Technical Design students & faculty.
- Fashion Director – AWESOME TV
- Radio Host – “Fashion Forecast With Samina Mughal” Radio Asia
- Fashion Editor and writer for Lifestyle Magazines.
- Wardrobe Stylist – For International Movies.
- Board Member of the Fashion Advisory Committee – The Art Institute’s of Philadelphia and New York.
SAMINA MUGHAL has handpicked a dynamic Global Team to help bring her vision of FASHION to life.
SMGlobal Catwalk is not just another Fashion Show; it’s a REVOLUTION…………………
NEW YORK TEAM
We are excited to announce that “JOE CLARKE” joins the SMGlobal Catwalk TEAM as our HOUSE VIDEOGRAPHER (NY).
Joe Clarke is the President of Runwaynews.com. The CEO of RunwayNews.com is his partner Anthony Pierre. They have been taking fashion show videos of many Events and Designers including Samina Mughal for many seasons. RunwayNews.com has been around for many years and is well established in the Fashion Industry.
We are so excited to have Joe & RunwayNews.com on our GLOBAL TEAM.
Director of Make-up Artistry (NY)
Renèe Reynolds has been a Makeup Artist for over a decade & received her certification in Fashion & Beauty Makeup as well as HD Airbrushing in the winter of 2012. She is the Associate Director of the Robert Fiance Makeup Academy in Perth Amboy, NJ where she graduated as a freelance makeup artist. Besides running one of the most successful Makeup Schools in NJ, Renée has been involved in many projects including Lead Makeup Artist at NY Fashion Week several times, Runway, Weddings, Music Videos and Feature Films to name a few. Her expertise, knowledge and reliability always shine when she is part of a team or out in the field solo. She specializes in Bridal, Middle Eastern, Runway and Airbrush Makeup Artistry.
Mekayla Monroe has worked with SMGlobal Catwalk in Dallas, New York and on a editorial feature in SMGlobal Catwalk MAGAZINE.
Mekayla is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in Oklahoma. For the past 3 years she has owned and operated a portrait, fashion and wedding photography business and studio. Mekayla is also a licensed cosmetologist and makeup artist, doing the hair and airbrush makeup for a number of her own photo shoots, along with fashion designers and celebrities such as Jennifer Tilly.
We are excited to welcome Mekayla to our Team.
Based out of New York, Alex Thomas is an award winning photographer and videographer whose work focuses on fashion and portraiture. With an attention to detail, He aims to showcase a client’s best in his work. His work has been featured in multiple publications and media. Alex is well-noted public speaker, motivator, and visionary that strives for greater accomplishments in his field. He strives to capture the innate beauty and precious moments in the lives of individuals. His clients have included models, musicians, grammy-award winning recording artists, and others.
Director of Photography (NY)
Marcellus Troy Alexander is the owner of Pictures By Design, established in 2007. Troy has captured numerous events over this time from fashion shows, to model portfolio shoots, to weddings and more. Troy has also been commissioned by designers to photograph their shows over the years. The vast arena to which Troy’s areas of interest expands has even afforded him the opportunity to be the lead photographer for an international church organization’s annual convocation in Orlando, Florida over a span of five days. Troy’s passion is to utilize every gift and ability through the guise of photography and artistic expression to inspire others, especially youth, to strive for their dreams and to create a platform by which they can be actualized.
Marketing & Business Dvlpmnt Manager (NY)
Paul Grossi joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our Marketing & Business Development Consultant in the USA.
Paul majored in Public Administration at Morris County College and History of Modern Economics At William Paterson University. He has experience in the fashion industry in custom made clothes and Bridal Shows. Paul is very active in networking, promoting, marketing and business development. We are excited to have him on our team.
Director of Hair Innovation (NY)
Brandy Collins has been assisting our SMGlobal Catwalk backstage Hair Team for many seasons. We are excited that she has accepted our lead position in NY.
Brandy P. Collins has been known as an autodidactic cosmetologist for over 18years. She is a licensed Senior Cosmetologist, Hair Restoration and a platform educator. Brandy developed a personal commitment and motto to provide healthy hairstyles that could only be classified as second to none. In May of 2007 she founded and opened her first salon Stylz 220 (Second to None) in Baltimore Maryland. Her ability to ideate unique styles led her to earn the moniker “Bstylz”. Mrs. Collins is a discerning entrepreneur gifted with the talent to cultivate a healthy head of hair. As a young child, Mrs. Collins would transform her bedroom into a beauty salon. At the age of thirteen she began to style hair for family members and friends within her community. Mrs. Collins opted to forgo a school based cosmetology program; instead she elected to serve under apprenticeship at the salon Creatively Yours to fulfill the requirements mandated by the Maryland Board of Cosmetologist. Mrs. Collins hairstyles have been featured in three editions of Metro Styles the Ultimate Beauty Publication Magazine and others not mentioned. She holds certificates of achievement as a Master Hair Colorist, Master Hair Cutter and Advanced Makeup artist. Throughout her distinguished career in cosmetology, she acquired skills in Precision Haircutting, Hair Restoration, Hair Weaving, Wig Making and Extreme Eyelash Techniques.
Brandy recently took on the role of managing her daughters modeling career and doing hair and makeup behind the scenes for various runway shows .Outside of her professional interests she enjoys spending quality time with her loving family, networking and traveling.
We are so excited to have her on our SMGlobal Catwalk Team.
Edward is passionate, thoughtful, and known for looking out for others. He has served our country as a United States Marine and is currently in his 22nd year of service with the N.J. State Police in Patrol Dispatch & 9-1-1 Operations.
Edward is a natural leader and expert in team building. He has excelled in the practical application of Organizational, Operational, and Resource
Edward is a graduate of Robert Fiance Makeup Academy – Perth Amboy NJ. His entry into the fashion industry was as a certified makeup artist. He has worked with many of the area’s top local and international fashion
designers and models. He has participated in numerous events including
Atlantic City Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week.
Edward is the Chief Operating Officer of Fashion Vision Inc. With a mission of empowering designers, models, makeup artists, and hair stylists, Edward’s focus today is in fashion design & runway event planning and management.
Photographer / Magazine Editor (NY)
Richard Simpson joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our “Photographer / Magazine Editor”. Richard has an amazingly creative eye in photography. His passion as an Artist, Photographer and a Bodybuilder, gives him an extra edge in photography. Richards’s collective skills allow him to recognize unique angles and poses which work best to bring out the most impressive results for each individual that he photographs.
Richard says that he also knows how to work a person’s muscle and/or body to get the best image that his clients deserve, expect, and will notice on prints. He has covered many fields of photography from photo sessions with new parents and their babies, mothers to be, sweet sixteen ceremonies, family portraits, modeling portfolios, weddings, landscapes, acting head shots, glamour head shots, video head shots, sports photography, interior design photography, fashion shows, artistic and personal photography, and other special events.
Richard was the house photographer for two modeling/acting agencies. Additionally, he has done photography assignments for “Contemporary Hairstyle” and “Trend” hairstyle magazines as well as Off-Broadway billboard posters.
Richard’s work has been published on several book covers and many Fashion Magazines. His work can be seen on front covers of fashion magazines, the inside illustrations, several books’ back covers, and authors’ portrait pictures.
Some high profile assignments have included being selected to be the photographer for a special ceremonial event with Rudy Giuliani when he was mayor of New York. Richard’s photography has taken him to cover other high-profile celebrities and a major calendar.
Richard is the perfect addition to our Team as the SMGlobal Catwalk Brand continues to expand all over the world
DJ Luna is a NJ native who specializes in entertaining by playing the hottest music from Top 40; House; Mainstream; Hip-hop; Latin and more. He has been the DJ for the highly successful Atlantic City Fashion Week for several seasons and was a favorite with our audience at SMGlobal Catwalk – Season 1 in NYC. We are excited to have DJ Luna on our team to bring our shows to life.
You can listen to his music on www.soundcloud.com/djlunanj
CAN MUHAMMED KARAGOZ
Model Coach / Trainer (NY)
Can was recently on the judging panel at the SMGlobal Catwalk Model Casting. His industry experience in Modeling and Teaching will make him a valuable asset to our team and vision as we expand our services within our Training Academy.
Can is an established International Turkish-American performer and instructor of many Ballroom and Latin dance styles and is teaching his art in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Internationally. Can earned his degree in Physical Education & Sports and is a certified Personal Trainer & Nutritionist as well as a certified group fitness instructor. His exceptional teaching methods have been recognized internationally and he won the “Top Teacher Award” in North America, Europe and Asia 11 times. Can Muhammed Karagoz was also a finalist in many Open Professional International Latin Championships. He has taught many dance instructors from major franchised dance studios all over the world.
Can Muhammed Karagoz’s other passions include Acting & Modeling. He has taken the modeling industry by storm with his unique look and presentation. Can is a Professional Runway and Print Model and was the 2016 finalist for “Best Male Model of the Year”. He has been featured in many high end New York Fashion Week shows and has walked for many great Designers.
Event Planner (NY)
Latoya and her team will be traveling from Jacksonville NC to keep things moving backstage.
Balbir Joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our UK Business Advisor and will help to bridge the gap between our global businesses. Balbir was a great help with our inaugural show in London; August 2017 and we are excited to have him officially join our Team.
Balbir has over 30 years of experience dealing with corporate and institutional clients and will be a great asset as SMGlobal Catwalk continues to expand globally.
STEVEN ST CATHERINE
Steven St Catherine is an English Model and Actor and goes by the Alias’: Steez.
Steven’s many accomplishments have included:
White Gloves Massive (Feature Film) 2017; Laugh Out Loud Sketch Show (Comedy) 2015; Young Designers Awards Show 2015; Afro Model Awards 2015 & 2016; Black Tie Gala Event 2016; Africa Fashion Week 2016; Ever In Vogue Awards Show 2016; Unboxed Fashion Show 2016;
He was nominated for Model of the Year and Best Male Actor for the BEFFTA Awards in 2016
Had a leading role for Papa Denis featuring Daddy Owens music video Foundation
Front of mansion security for Gigg’s featuring Anthony Hamilton’s music video Mr Kool
T-Pains Drankin Patna music video as well as supporting artists for numerous celebrities such as Pearce Brosnan, Dave Batiste, Hugh Grant, Idris Elba, Joseph Marcell, James Nisbett, Rudolph Walker, Nabil Elouahabi, Woody Harrison and Michael Williams
Red And Black Magazine feature.
Front Cover and 2 page spread in Double Up Magazine
SMGlobal Catwalk is excited to have Steven join our team.
MUKUL HOQUE Joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our International Business Consultant.
Mukul is based in England and will be an invaluable asset to bridge the gap between our international clients as SMGlobal Catwalk continues to expand globally.
Adeeba Mughal joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our UK Marketing & PR Manager. Adeeba’s skills and experience in Social Media Marketing and Event Management will be an invaluable asset as we continue to grow across the world.
We welcome Adeeba and her high energy approach to our Team
Bilal Saraf started working with the SMGlobal Catwalk Brand since our UK launch in August 2017. We are excited that he has officially joined our LONDON TEAM as our Lead Photogr.
Bilal started photography in 2014 and has since photographed several fashion shows in London. He has also photographed a charity run by a major British Boxer as well as for a big name Cricket organization.
Bilal is now the co-founder of a media company, “NMB Media UK”, and also the founder of his online magazine, “NMB Magazine”.
Bilal will be instrumental is assisting SMGlobal Catwalk with all of our Photography and Media needs in London. We are excited to have him on board.
Christopher Norris has been working with SMGlobal Catwalk in London since Season 1. We are so excited to announce that his has officially joined our Global TEAM and will be working on the Brand and our Charity; Relief SMGlobal Foundation.
Christopher is a media, publishing and social entrepreneur who joins the dots between book publishing, digital media, television, music, theatre, fashion and film by being passionate about making things happen, publicising excellence and helping others achieve their creative goals. He is currently Head of Crowdfunding at CrowdPatch CIC, Founding Director at Jolabokaflod CIC, serves on the SMRT blockchain platform team and sits on the board of two arts/media UK charities.
YASMINE TRENDY COUTURE
Yasmine has been at the forefront of SMGlobal Catwalk LONDON since our launch there in August 2017 and has supported the brand ever since. We are so excited to announce that she has officially joined our Global TEAM as our Brand Ambassador.
Yasmine is an award-winning role model, art director, fashion designer, model, stylist, television presenter and host, actor, public speaker and humanitarian with a global reach and an international footprint.
Raised around the world including residing in USA, Canada and UK, Yasmine overcame personal adversity to shine in education, film, television, music, fashion and humanitarian work. She became a family and youth counsellor to spread her message of self-esteem, confidence and happiness through her work in the arts and media with schools, families and A-List talent.
There are many sides to Yasmine: she is an international, award-winning role model (IAA Awards, BEFFTA, AAA 4 Success, WAW Awards); a cutting-edge style and fashion tastemaker and trendsetter (Trendy Couture); a couture model with worldwide recognition; a celebrated art director and production designer to films and television shows in London, Canada, Asia and USA; a high-profile, motivational public speaker on self-esteem, self-confidence and happiness; an international celebrity image stylist and MUA/ Hair Stylist for A-List talent; an experienced and talented red-carpet anchor, talk-show host and lifestyle presenter; a highly qualified psychologist counsellor; and a citizen activist, through her global humanitarian ‘People Are Not Products’ campaign. Yasmine’s self-penned attitude is, ‘I am here to give trendsetting power to the people. Start the day with God. 90% is about the show up for the project and the rest 10% is about the work which is as easy as breathing. And then end the brilliant day with God regardless of the outcome of the work.’
Yasmine’s talent, versatility and sunny personality have seen her work with a deep and growing list of industry-respected, well-known arts, media and fashion people across the world. She often collaborates with others, all in the service of promoting her love of humanity and providing a strong work ethic as a high-moral role model to inspire others.
James Blake has been loyal to the SMGlobal Catwalk Brand since our first season in London in 2017. We are excited to announce that he has officially joined our Global Team.
With a decade of experience in modelling and events both on the catwalk and behind the scenes, James is in the perfect position to mentor the next generation of models. Having worked with some of the biggest names in the fashion and modelling industry over the last 10 years, James has an abundance of knowledge and experience available. With an international network of Producers, Directors, Agents and Casting Directors, James can provide the necessary guidance for emerging and newly qualified models and artists to take a positive step forward in the industry. James has a huge skill set and mentoring methods and has helped 100’s of aspiring models reach their dreams in what is now a very tough industry.
James will be instrumental in bridging the gap for UK and European Models who wish to work with SMGlobal Catwalk on an International level.
SMGLobal Catwalk LONDON MODEL “LILLY IASCHELCIC” officially joins the SMGlobal Catwalk TEAM as our UK MODEL SCOUT (London).
Lilly has been loyal to the SMGlobal Catwalk Brand since she graced our catwalk during our inaugural show in London – August 2017.
Lilly is a full time Fashion & Catwalk model. She is also a fashion adviser who lives in London and has been working in the industry for over 7 years.
Lilly has won several awards, including:
- Birmingham top Uk model finalist – Beauty Queen of the year 2017
- Miss Supranational Chelsea – Uk glamour award winner
- Best reality star 2017
We are so excited to have her on our GLOBAL TEAM.
DEBORAH JAY KELLY
Deborah Jay Kelly is a well-known celebrity featured regularly on TV, Radio, National Magazines and newspapers.
Her Colourful career has spanned some 27 years starting as a junior journalist, responsible for launching numerous newspapers and magazines as group advertising director to 56 titles, producing editorial content and writing and voicing TV and Radio commercials.
Fully responsible for Creating some of the first televised competitions on Premium Rate telephone numbers for the generation of high revenue streams and being utilised by channel 4, channel 5, sky tv (42 channels),cable networks, and magazine such as ok magazine. She patented this concept and started her own advertising agency at the age of 30 resulting in a turnover in its millions.
She now spends her time as a Reality TV Actress, Fashion Presenter, Red Carpet Host, Model, Catwalk, Ambassador for Charity, Beauty School Owner, IQA, Assessor and International Trainer, VIP Pageant Judge and a huge supporter of 26 charities where she aims to raise awareness of minorities, to overcome diversity and to integrate cultural differences . These Charities and Support include:
Marie Curie Cancer Research, British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, Cancel Cancer Africa, Mind, Diabetes Africa, Sierre Leone Refuge, Ebola, Tibetan Mud Slides, Indian Premature Born Children (I purchased an incubator), Tsunami African Orphanage, PDSA,RSPCA, Sponsorship of Homeless Children, Pattaya Orphanage.Disasters Emergency, Southend Hospital.
She organised her first charity fashion show at the age of 20 and this started a long-standing career with fashion designers, tv channels, models and entrepreneurs at every stage and every level. She believes that the ability to walk out on stage to face a crowd of strangers, to improvise and to adlib unscripted is one of her main talents. Having suffered a debilitating illness for 10 years which led to regular bouts of agoraphobia she is able to embrace and has develop empathy for all humans whatever their colour, creed, race, gender or sexual inclination. This gives her the unique ability to interview anybody!
She has Presented numerous Fashion Shows and Catwalk Events one of which was the Islamabad Fashion Week where she was flown out as a guest of the Prime Minister and Government.
Her Beauty School ‘The Angel Academy of Teaching and Training’ which was founded in 2003 is featured regularly on high profile TV shows.
My academy is unique, there is nothing similar. Teaching often takes place at a salon or spa, and often in my home with very small class numbers or one to one. I felt that courses should always put the student first and be relative to each student and their own specific needs.
Having had 8 books published she is currently writing her ninth.
I am an IQA (internal quality assurance officer) and our courses with the NVQ/VTCT are similar to a degree level with international recognition. Our students come from all over the world often with English as their second language and they complete their courses successfully every time.
My plans are to launch several more aesthetic beauty courses to my school ‘the angel academy of teaching and training’ that includes botox/fillers, lasers and mesotherapy.
Best Training Provider at Liverpool Fashion & Beauty Awards 2017
Winner of ‘Business Innovation of the Year’ 2017 at International Achiever Awards
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Shannen has assisted with keeping our backstage organized and running smoothly in London since SMGlobal Catwalk’s LONDON REVOLUTION last August. We are so excited to announce that she has officially joined our Global TEAM and as our Backstage Co-Ordinator.
Shannen is very well known in the London Fashion scene and has assisted with many shows. She has also worked in the industry in Paris and Cyprus.
Shannen’s various roles have included Backstage assistant; Model Scout; Fashion Judge; Hair Stylist and many more. We are excited to have her on our Team.
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Walt Mills joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our Senior Photographer covering the Dallas / Fort Worth area.
Walt works with The Colleyville Charm Magazine and also photographed the Front Cover of the 1st issue of SMGlobal Catwalk MAGAZINE.
Walt Mills, PhotosByWalt.com
A Commercial Photographer since 1995, Walt specializes in “People Photography” from remarkable Headshots to high end Fashion Photography. Walt gave up his regular “day job” in 2007 and made photography his full time venture. Business boomed and he never looked back. He describes his job as “Living the Dream.” Walt is not just “someone with a camera,” he is someone who knows how to capture your image and present your photos to reflect the best of YOU. His motto: “We make you look like you think you should.”
We are excited to have Walt join our TEAM.
Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce
Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
Best Wedding Photographer in Colleyville
President’s Award – Grapevine Chamber
Business of the Quarter – Grapevine
Photos By Walt
We make you look like you think you should.
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Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce
serving the greater DFW area
Model Scout (DFW)
Randy joins SMGlobal Catwalk as our MODEL SCOUT in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.
Randy is a model manager/promoter and has already been instrumental in discovering new models and introducing them to SMGlobal Catwalk for training; grooming and appearing on our International runways. The most recent success story was newcomer Madi who recently signed up with Campbell agency in Dallas after training and starting her career with SMGlobal Catwalk.
Randy will be scouting new and seasoned models who are looking for global opportunities with SMGlobal Catwalk.