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02/11/13 The Industry

Wardrobe Tips For Model Portfolios

Wardrobe Tips For Model Portfolios Have fun at the shoot and be yourself. Many times the best pictures are when the model is doing something natural. Keep loose and moving while the photographer shoots you.
**Be careful not to bring all of the same color of clothes.
**A good choice for a beach look is a long skirt with a bathing suit top, necklaces, a great belt, and sandals. Bathing suits are best in solid colors.
**A good choice for a casual look is low-slung jeans and a t-shirt with flip flops.

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05/01/12 The Industry

What is the Model Look?

What is the Model Look? The term "The Model Look" can actually have two meanings.
In the overall meaning, a female model can be a high-fashion look type, a junior look type, and commercial look type, even a tween-ingenue look type or character look type. Makeup, hairstyle, wardrobe, etc. are all chosen in accordance with what is considered appropriate for each look type. It is possible for a model's look to change. Whether you want…

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12/09/11 The Industry

What to Wear to Auditions

What to Wear to Auditions Putting together the right wardrobe for your audition takes skill. Here are some ideas so that you are well prepared:


Black Clothes – Sweaters or Shirt, Pants, Skirts
Earth Toned Clothing – Pants / Skirts / Coats – Leather, Suede, Wool, Silk, Crepe, Linen
Minimalist – Tube Dresses or Spaghetti Strap Tops (Solids and Prints), skirt, or pants.
Swimwear – Two Piece and One Piece Prints and Solids,…

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07/11/11 The Industry

Modeling Industry Trends

Modeling Industry Trends Today’s professional model must have a larger variety of technical skills than ever before.

That’s because today’s model has an array of opportunities facing her. Here’s a brief look at what modeling was like in the past several decades.

The 60s: The sixties ushered in the end of the hat & glove era. Models wore go-go boots, micro-minis and long fake eyelashes. Twiggy was the supermodel of the day.

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07/05/11 The Industry

Barbizon Pageant Pointers

Barbizon Pageant Pointers Pageants are in the business of making dreams come true...even if it's for a short period of time.
Some girls enter for the scholarship money or other prizes. Some enter with the hopes of launching a career in modeling or entertainment. Others do it for the title alone, to advance their platform, or simply for the opportunity to grow. Whatever your reasons, remember that you don't have to actually win to achieve your goal. So, don't just enter…

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