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Models can be represented by modeling agencies in different markets. For example, you could have a New York agency, a Los Angeles agency, a Paris agency, and a Tokyo modeling agency. Scouts from international agencies often visit other modeling agencies outside of their own markets to scout for new models. Even if you are working at a local agency in your area, international scouts will often stop by looking for new faces.
They walk the runways for fashions biggest brands, starring in some of the most innovative and ground-breaking campaigns across the world. Last years has seen the rise of African models in the fashion world and with the way social media impacts our daily lives, these models are the top African…
Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Korea, Taipei and other Asian markets have long been favorite markets for model agents, scouts and models. Modeling agencies in Asia are renowned for their professionalism, organization and ability to help new models develop and establish international careers.
Australia & Oceania
Modern Australia has a unique fashion style that is able to be clearly distinguished from European fashion lines. Whereas European fashion has a more tailored approach, Australian fashion has a more casual approach. Fashion is distinguished from dress by its nature in that is been fashioned or created, often by…
Canada & USA
There's no denying the incredible amount of influence the United States has when it comes to determining market trends. In respect to modelling, New York is the epicentre of the industry - the same can be said when it comes to fashion and design. Before they've learned much else about…
There are very few experiences in the world that can rival and compare to modeling in Paris, London, and Milan Italy. These three cities are best known worldwide as the fashion capitals of the world (New York being the other fashion capital). In fact, modeling in Paris (one of the…
When analyzing the South American fashion industry, it’s fundamental to remark that today is an industry getting a high level of consumer demand domestically, due to economic growth in some of their countries and strengthening in economic terms of the currencies. Fashion BrazilGood examples are countries like Argentina, Brazil, Chile…
When beginning a career as a model it is essential to get the most exposure to the best agents and scouts as possible.
This industry is like a roller coaster for everybody, so you will have good days and bad days
When you get to experience something that outside of your reality, it changes you.
What does it take to become a model?
Models are scouted because they are unusually tall as well as being slim, and physically fit. You have to be fit and healthy to sustain a career in modelling.
Do you have to be tall to be a fashion model?
Yes (see Getting Started as a model) If you see someone advertising for models and saying height is not important, don't believe it: they are probably only after your money (see rogue agencies).
Does it cost a lot of money to be a model?
As a model you are self-employed. You need your 'tools of the trade': photographs, index cards, a portfolio, representation on an agency's website etc. If you are not living at home you will need rent for accommodation and money for living expenses and traveling around. A good agent who believes in you may advance some of these expenses and reclaim them over time from what you earn.
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