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The First Walk

It’s every performer’s dream to take to the stage for the first time. Instead of a background model, however, you’re walking down the runway, starring in your own portion of a fashion show. A big responsibility, it’s a moment that … Continue reading

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Dress to Impress

While you might think you need a full wardrobe to even hope to have enough clothes for every type of modeling audition, the fact remains that you really only need one look. In truth, modeling auditions are not gaudy affairs. … Continue reading

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A History of the Supermodel

Supermodels are those women that define a generation’s fashion. They are the face of that era’s haute couture. Originally coined back in 1890, the term as we know it today didn’t take on its modern appearance until the 1940s when … Continue reading

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Decoding Modeling

To understand an industry, one must first understand its language. Though most newcomers are slowly introduced to these terms as they work longer in the field, there is still a beginner’s hump to overcome where everything you read or hear … Continue reading

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The Model Model

Within the fashion industry lie a plethora of types of models. Because of this, virtually anyone can capitalize on their physical attributes so long as they know which type is best for them. Fashion Fashion is the pinnacle of live … Continue reading

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A Model’s Portfolio

Like the actor and their roles or an artist and their paintings, a model must have a portfolio. A showcase of all of their best work, it is a resume of potential designed to sell the model by catching the … Continue reading

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Congrats To Project Gravitas & JAG Models!

Socially-conscious dress company Project Gravitas and JAG Models, an agency devoted to embracing women of all sizes, are teaming up to promote body-positive change within the fashion industry. In an interview with HuffPost Live, Project Gravitas founder and CEO Lisa … Continue reading

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What Is Showroom Modeling?

Once a designer has their garments (collection) ready, they hire showroom models to present the designs to buyers, department stores and special clients. In addition to modeling the garment, sometimes a showroom model is required to talk about what they … Continue reading

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Showing Your Portfolio

Set your portfolio down and let the agent look through it at his or her own pace. Don’t babble and give commentary as the agent looks through it. If they have a question, they will ask you. Often they are … Continue reading

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Models With Disabilities

Congratulations to Nordstrom, H&M, Diesel, Swiffer and Duracell for hiring models with disabilities! It’s about time company’s start hiring models who reflect their customers and communities. We’re sure there are more companies doing the same thing and we say ‘more … Continue reading

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