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Working the Runway

In every art, there are styles practiced by all and mastered by few. Though often used as signatures by different models, how one walks down a runway and turns is also a style choice that can be based on the … 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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To Smile or Not To Smile on the Runway?

Most fashion designers typically require their models to not smile when walking the runway. The idea is that the audience should look solely at the fashions and not concentrate on the model’s face or personality. Models become walking mannequins; period! … Continue reading

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How To Walk The Runway In High Heels

Fashion designers require models to wear high heels for a reason. If the recent global Fashion Weeks are any indication, heels are here to stay! Heels will make a model taller, her legs will look longer and her body will … Continue reading

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2015 Fashion Week’s Observations

For Chanel’s Fall 2015 show, Karl Lagerfeld sent out every model in the same beige slingback shoe with black cap toes and bold sensible three inch heels. The look was totally Parisian and confident. Flattering pinks were present on nearly … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK (SEP 6 – 13)

New York Fashion Week starts September 6th! Check out anything and everything about Spring’s 2013 fashion news at:  www.newyorkfashionweeklive.com or watch the amazing live runway shows at www.liverunway.com.

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What is Haute Couture fashion?

The French word “Haute” means elegant or high and “Couture” means dressmaking, sewing or needlework. Haute Couture clothing is custom made for a specific customer using only the most high quality fabrics and embellishments. The clothing is hand sewn which … Continue reading

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How To: Runway Jacket Removal

If the jacket has buttons, the model should begin unbuttoning from the bottom to the top so as to not miss any buttons. When model approaches the center of the runway, the model should drop the jacket off the shoulders … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU TRIP OR FALL WALKING THE RUNWAY

You’ve heard the saying “the show must go on” and that rule definitely applies if you trip or fall when walking the runway! You should simply pick yourself up and keep walking!!!! Many of the most famous supermodels have fallen … Continue reading

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Professional Modeling Height Requirements

High Fashion/Editorial Model: Female:  5’8 – 6’0 Male:  5’11 – 6’1 Commercial Print Model: Female:  5’7 – 5’8 Male:  5’11 – 6’1 Petite Model: Female:  5’5 – 5’8 Plus-Size Model: Female:  5’8 – 6’2 Big & Tall Male Model: Minimum … Continue reading

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