How to Join
the Fashion Spot / Front Row / Careers, Education & the Business of Fashion
FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Rules Links Mobile How to Join
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
28-01-2010
  166
V.I.P.
 
sethii's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Gender: homme
Posts: 19,788
I strongly recommend this documentary about modelling to everyone
http://forums.thefashionspot.com/f51...try-72887.html

__________________

  Reply With Quote
 
30-01-2010
  167
fashion elite
 
lelaid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Chicago
Gender: homme
Posts: 2,851
im trying to start modeling (just sent out my pictures to a bunch of agencies, wish me luck) however i do have a few questions
-im in chicago right now and most of the agencies i contacted are in new york. will i have to move their right away if they sign me or how does that work
also-im 18 is that too old to start? it seems like everyone is getting younger and younger

__________________
Le Laid
Follow me on Tumblr.
  Reply With Quote
30-01-2010
  168
V.I.P.
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Gender: homme
Posts: 7,200
No, 18 is not too old to start. Well, if they really want to contract you, they'll book you some tests in Chicago or get you to NYC. Possibilities are quite small as agencies think twice about signing up a new girl that hasn't even done test and so on unless you are Nimue Smit's and Amanda Norgaard's lovechild. Where did you all apply?

  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  169
fashion insider
 
Join Date: May 2009
Gender: femme
Posts: 2,090
Quote:
Originally Posted by lelaid View Post
im trying to start modeling (just sent out my pictures to a bunch of agencies, wish me luck) however i do have a few questions
-im in chicago right now and most of the agencies i contacted are in new york. will i have to move their right away if they sign me or how does that work
also-im 18 is that too old to start? it seems like everyone is getting younger and younger
its better for the model (psychological -wise) to start with 18 than with 14 ^^ Also so many agents place their girls younger as they actually are. So if you dont look that "old" its never to late , as long as you arent 21..
good luck though


Last edited by unknownLady; 31-01-2010 at 01:13 AM.
  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  170
windowshopping
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: NC
Gender: femme
Posts: 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by *DiamondQueen* View Post
Your agency should be the one to arrange your plans, not you Talk with them and ask them how they see your chances in NYC and when they think time is right to go there. Before going there, you should have references and worked on other markets. NYC requires a very strong book. Honestly I don't think going very quickly after Fashion Week is a good idea, FW is usually a very busy period for bookers. Lots of luck for you

Thanks! Best info that I have received in months. I am actually signed by two known boutiques in different secondary markets and neither are working me. Both have said that we will go to NYC "soon". Also I am doing test shoots. I have been told by many photogs, mua's, clients, etc that I need to be in NYC and that the agents should be doing that. I will wait until summer to see what my agents do and then try on my own.

  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  171
fashion elite
 
lelaid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Chicago
Gender: homme
Posts: 2,851
Quote:
Originally Posted by cologne_rocks View Post
No, 18 is not too old to start. Well, if they really want to contract you, they'll book you some tests in Chicago or get you to NYC. Possibilities are quite small as agencies think twice about signing up a new girl that hasn't even done test and so on unless you are Nimue Smit's and Amanda Norgaard's lovechild. Where did you all apply?
ford, click, adam, 1 model management, code, red and fusion

__________________
Le Laid
Follow me on Tumblr.
  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  172
front row
 
PENG.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Gender: femme
Posts: 222
is 5'8" too short for a 19 year old?‎

  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  173
V.I.P.
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Gender: homme
Posts: 7,200
Quote:
Originally Posted by lelaid View Post
ford, click, adam, 1 model management, code, red and fusion
Hmmm good choices but I would advice you to apply also at
Sebastian MGMT
Truly one of best scouting agencies of the world based in NYC. Sebastian, the owner, scouts girls and placed them at seriously the best agencies in NYC. Supreme, Elite, Marilyn, Women etc.

  Reply With Quote
31-01-2010
  174
fashion elite
 
lelaid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Chicago
Gender: homme
Posts: 2,851
they dont have a guys section. thank you tho!

__________________
Le Laid
Follow me on Tumblr.
  Reply With Quote
01-02-2010
  175
There is only Karl
 
*DiamondQueen*'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: in a soap bubble full of fashion ...
Gender: femme
Posts: 963
Quote:
Originally Posted by kmodel View Post
Thanks! Best info that I have received in months. I am actually signed by two known boutiques in different secondary markets and neither are working me. Both have said that we will go to NYC "soon". Also I am doing test shoots. I have been told by many photogs, mua's, clients, etc that I need to be in NYC and that the agents should be doing that. I will wait until summer to see what my agents do and then try on my own.
You're welcome I'm happy to hear my information was helpful for you
Keep us updated with your news and whenever you have any further questions or need advice - feel free to ask! Lots of luck for your future

  Reply With Quote
01-02-2010
  176
There is only Karl
 
*DiamondQueen*'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: in a soap bubble full of fashion ...
Gender: femme
Posts: 963
Quote:
Originally Posted by PENG. View Post
is 5'8" too short for a 19 year old?‎
For the case you have a face that could work well in beauty shots or your look is commercial, then 5'8" is fine for commercial modelling Not for high fashion but there are some jobs in modeling which could work well for you Good luck!

  Reply With Quote
01-02-2010
  177
windowshopping
 
funnyface's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: São Paulo, Brazil.
Gender: femme
Posts: 47
there's like 10 good model agencies here in São Paulo, would you recommend me to choose two and send pictures to them and listen to their feedback or should I just send it all at once cause each of them searches for something different?

__________________
stay true with yourself.
  Reply With Quote
01-02-2010
  178
windowshopping
 
funnyface's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: São Paulo, Brazil.
Gender: femme
Posts: 47
plus, should I stay away from sun, even being on brazil?
i love being tanned (im not tooo tanned tho)

__________________
stay true with yourself.
  Reply With Quote
02-02-2010
  179
V.I.P.
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Gender: homme
Posts: 7,200
Allpy at all agencies with a good reputation and enjoy the sun

  Reply With Quote
02-02-2010
  180
fashion insider
 
Join Date: May 2009
Gender: femme
Posts: 2,090
Quote:
Originally Posted by funnyface View Post
plus, should I stay away from sun, even being on brazil?
i love being tanned (im not tooo tanned tho)
actually clients and agents always tell the girls to stay away from sun no matter if you blonde or brown you have to be natural

  Reply With Quote
Reply
Previous Thread | Next Thread »

Tags
advice, career, getting started, model, modeling
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

monitoring_string = "058526dd2635cb6818386bfd373b82a4"


 
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:28 AM.
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
TheFashionSpot.com is a property of TotallyHer Media, LLC, an Evolve Media LLC company. ©2014 All rights reserved.