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How To Build Your Modeling Portfolio

There isn’t much you need to get started with your modeling career, but two things are crucial; your comp card  and your portfolio. When you present yourself at a casting or have the opportunity to meet with someone in the industry, having your portfolio at hand will make a great first impression. This is what …

Can tattoos and piercings hurt my modeling career?

 Photo credit: Beat Tattoo It’s been a long standing belief that if you want to model (or enter any professional field), you can’t have tattoos or piercings. It had not only been a belief for a long time, but its what we saw for a long time. Spotting ink on a model walking the runway …

Are Modeling Conventions Worth the Hype?

Modeling conventions are large events where aspiring models attend with the hope of being discovered, and agencies, scouts, and casting directors are looking to discover. They tend to take place in major cities for a weekend. During the event, there are runway walks and castings, and opportunities to meet with agencies and scouts. All models …

All About Comp Cards

What’s a comp card? A comp card is like a model’s business card. It is two-sided, about 8.5’’ x 5.5’’ and printed on card stock. The front has your photo and name, and the back has anywhere between 1-5 photos, along with your stats. Your stats are your body measurements, which include your height, dress …

Everything you need to know about Model Castings

Think: model interview. But slightly more impersonal. For  model casting, you will be responding to an open call, when a casting director lets everyone know that a designer or company is looking for faces that match their brand. A good site to find castings is Backstage. They normally have certain parameters; looking for males and …

Top 10 Beauty Tips Models Swear By

There are a million ways to take care of your skin and body, but these are the top 10 tips models live by!   Cleanse Never ever ever go to sleep with makeup on! A quick rinse is better than leaving on a days worth of moisturizer, foundation, and all the gunk in the air …

How to Practice Modeling

Whether you’re at the beginning of your modeling career or have some experience, the best thing you can do is practice. The best models are able to convey their inner beauty and strength through the lens and into great images. But we’re not born knowing how to do this, even a ‘natural’ has plenty of …

The One Virtue Every Model Needs

Persistence? Of course. Courage? Absolutely. Disciplined? Yes. We’re sure you figured of all of these, and we think they’re pretty obvious too. But the one virtue  crucial to not only the beginning of your career, but even after it’s taken off? Patience. A modeling career is unlike most, where you’ll likely spend more time waiting …

Bow Down – Top 5 Most Iconic Models

We last highlighted today’s top models on Instagram – but before there was the gram, there was pure glamorous, mysterious, unattainable fame. From one day to the next, models appeared before the pubic eye, and their beauty was universally adored. Social media has humanized supermodels, but just a decade ago and before, models were like …

Instagram Has Spoken : Top 7 Models Right Now

These models would likely be just as famous whether or not Instagram existed. But not only have they each achieved immense success to date, but they’ve also gained massive followings along the way. They each have millions of followers watching their every move, and gain more fans every day! Here are the top 7 models, …

The Top 4 Modeling Capitals of the World

Modeling and fashion are global industries, but these four major cities have reigned as the capitals for decades. These cities are global powerhouses, where trends are born, designers are inspired, and models parade through the streets. If your career takes off, these destinations are sure to be on your itinerary! #1 New York City Whether …

10 Modeling Terms You Should Know

The world of modeling is made of unwritten rules, and it’s own language. Here are some common terms, so you can keep up in a conversation! ADVANCE 1.  Money given to models to secure their agreement for a booking. (Normally given to more in-demand models). 2.  Money spent by the agency for things you need, …