Dressed head-to-toe in chic Jigsaw clothing and posing in front of a professional photographer for the first time, here are our 15 Fashion Faces of the Future finalists.
The 10 women and five men were shortlisted by our panel of judges, including Herald & Times photographer Kirsty Anderson, after a public vote whittled down the 88 entrants to 50.
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They will go on to compete in our grand final at an exclusive Jigsaw fashion show on Sunday, November 18 at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow – and you are invited.
Tickets for the final fashion show event are available now and include a drinks and canape reception on arrival, as well as the fashion show featuring the finalists and an exclusive look at Jigsaw's clothing collections.
To book tickets, at £30 each, for the Herald and Sunday Herald Fashion Faces of the Future catwalk event, contact Lyndsay Wilson on 0141 302 7407 or email email@example.com
Some proceeds will go to the charity Debra, which works with people with the skin-blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Two winners will be chosen – one male and one female – and their names announced on the night. The prize for each includes a one-year contract with agency The Model Team, as well as £500 to spend in Jigsaw and a selection of images taken by Herald & Times photographers.
One of the finalists, 17-year-old Isla Neil, from Dumbarton, said she was thrilled to find out she had been shortlisted.
She said: "I had no idea, it was really good to find out I was in the final 15 – I was so surprised. Since as far back as I can remember I have always wanted to be a model, but it was just about plucking up the courage to do something about it.
"The shoot was brilliant – it was a treat getting my hair and make-up done. I can't wait for the show, it should be amazing and everyone will look great strutting their stuff."
Male finalist Stephen Arthur, 22, from Bishopbriggs, said he was looking forward to taking part in the finale show in the Grand Central Hotel.
He added: "When I first heard I was at a bus stop – I was in shock, that was the overwhelming feeling. I had thought it wouldn't happen, then getting the phone call to tell me I was through was a shock. It was really great on the shoot – I had my make-up done, which was a new experience, but it's been very good, really professional."
Carrie McAdam, Herald & Times acting fashion editor, said: "I was very impressed with all the finalists on shoot. They were all incredibly enthusiastic, hard-working and eager to learn. I think we have a great group of finalists and they all looked the part wearing Jigsaw's autumn/winter collection. I can't wait to see them at our fashion event. The finalists are all so great, it is going to be tough for the judges to pick the winners."
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