1. Modelling is all about how you look. NOT TRUE.
|MODELS: Rebecca Everett and Jay Davison|
Your look is important. And each agency has an idea of what models they want to recruit. But people skills, great listening skills, reliability and an authentic desire to really help the client brand is important too.
|MODEL: Charlotte Place|
Once true, but no longer. Modelling agencies in the twenty-tens tend to look at the whole package. And this is true for models of all genders.
|MODEL: Charlotte Lockwood|
Larger model markets are some of the fastest growing and most important categories in fashion. So curvaceous is really valuable in the UK – and in Paris and Milan too!
|MODEL: Janey Goddard|
The fastest growing and (soon to be) largest age demographic in the UK is the over 50’s. We’re living longer than ever which means that the ‘older person’ or ‘classics’ model category is expanding in line with this affluent target market.
|MODEL: Brooke Anderson|
At the beginning, simple headshots and full length shots are all that’s needed. Advice from respected and established agencies are likely to ask you to ’tweak’ your look anyway so don’t invest in expensive images too early.