Resume

helenmdallas@gmail.com

Former fashion model, Helen Martin, is an experienced television actress, spokeswoman, fashion consultant and published writer.

She has served as Style Editor and feature writer for Today’s Dallas Woman magazine.

As a top high-fashion model, Ms Martin has appeared in dozens of designer shows, including: Christian Dior, Balenciaga, James Galanos, Kritzia, Marc Bohan, Yves Saint Laurent, Armani, Bob Mackie, Oscar De LaRenta, Karl Lagerfeld, Channel, Donna Karan, Pauline Trigere, Todd Oldman, Fendi Furs, Valentino and Givenchy.

She has appeared in numerous fashion magazine layouts, including People  magazine with Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus.  Ms Martin was selected to model a James Galanos gown, symbolizing the ‘best‘ for his book called Quest for the Best.  Ms Martin is featured as one of 75 women in the book, Texas Women, published by Taylor Publishing. Her fashion and commercial background included bookings with internationally known fashion photographer, Victor Skrebneski.

In the fashion industry, Ms Martin was named Regional Fashion Manager of Neiman Marcus stores where her responsibilities included serving as liaison with the Chicago fashion press, supervising all major fashion events in a three-store area and presenting fashion clinics to community and civic groups.

 

 

Professional Experiences

Produced and narrated Fashion segment ’Smart and Casual for Over 50 and Fabulous’
                 Fox 4 TV Morning Show

Co-Executive Producer and Host TV Special: Women in the Outdoors
                 Broadcast on WFAA TV ABC

Style Editor, Feature writer, Today’s Dallas Woman magazine

Midwest Fashion Director Neiman Marcus, three Chicago stores: Michigan Avenue,        
                 Oakbrook and Northbrook

Instructor, Style and Image, KD Studio

Runway Model, Photography Model, Neiman Marcus

Fashion Model/Talent, Kim Dawson Agency

TV segment host, Channel 27 “Weekend Magazine” Fashion segment (13 weeks)

Featured writer ’Society’ magazine, Nancy Smith, publisher

Style Editor and monthly featured writer ‘Today’s Dallas Woman Magazine’

Co-Editor and featured writer for ‘Shikar/Safari Magazine’

 


Additional

Founder and Chairman “The Sporting Clays Invitational” benefiting The Dallas Opera

Guest Speaker/Lectures: Tuesday Talk Series  

Speaker Northwood University, “The History of Fashion“ Costume Collection

Producer and Narrator Fashion Shows

National Women’s Advocacy Institute - “Seminar for the Woman Litigator”

Junior and High School Career Day Speaker

Fashion Consultant and Speaker on “Style and Image”

Creator and Lecturer on The Ten Principals of a Polished Image + One