CFW Model Coach
Michelle Wood, a Charleston native, lived the life of an international model for more than 16 years. She was discovered here in Charleston and moved to New York City when she was 18 to pursue her modeling career.
Michelle has been represented by The Ford Modeling Agency in New York and Paris. She has graced the runways for Armani, Chanel, Vivienne Westwood, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan & Bill Blass, and has appeared in fashion shows in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Sydney, and Tokyo.
Michelle has also had a lucrative career with television and print ad campaigns for such high-profile companies as Max Factor, Clairol, Pantene, Clinique, Aveda and Target.
As Model Coach for Charleston Fashion Week since 2010, Michelle hopes to be a role model to aspiring models. She hopes to help mold their careers, while also teaching them that it is possible to have a successful career in the modeling industry while staying true to your values and yourself.
Photography provided by Michelle Wood