Tag Archives: modelling

(NL) Never Enough Skinny: Dagboek van een Top Model

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(NL) Ze was een veelgevraagd model dat shows liep in Parijs, Milaan en New York. De keerzijde: ze leefde op een paar appels en diet coke en leed aan anorexia. In haar boek “Never Enough Skinny: het dagboek van een Top Model” doet Victoire Macon Dauxerre haar verhaal.

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Marianne about Plus Size Models and Padding

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Every week plus size model and advocate of size diversity in fashion and body acceptance Marianne Nykjaer discusses a topic related to these concepts. Last week she discussed “Body Love Bootcamp“. Today Marianne discusses on plus size models and padding.

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Beginners Guide to Modeling: How To Get Into Modeling

Beginners Guide to Modeling: How To Get Into Modeling

When I first started modeling, aspirant models had to send a printed letter and a stack of photos in an envelope to a modeling agency. If you wanted to have your photos returned, you'd have to enclose a stamped envelope and put your address on the back of photos. Now, 16 years later, contacting agencies to see if you can model works quite differently. How this works exactly is, however, still unclear to many aspiring models. As such, girls regularly ask me how they can become a model and which steps they should take. Of course you should firstly meet the requirements regarding appearance. This usually means that you are at least 1.73 m, have size 34-36, are 14 years old or older, have straight teeth, a flawless skin, a symmetrical and interesting face and beautiful hair. There are exceptions to the rule, and that's Kate Moss (she is shorter than 1.70 m). It is not my expertise to indicate on the basis of a persons looks if he or she can be a model. I'd rather leave this to the bookers of modeling agencies. What I can do is give aspiring models a push in the right direction by sharing a few tips.

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Interview: Plus-Size Model Jana about Health, Body & Mind

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If you are a frequent visitor of my blog, you might have read part 1 of this interview with my friend and super gorgeous fashion model Jana Voyvodich, in which she spoke about her plus-size modelling career, private life, BMI and health among models. I was also curious about Jana’s skin care routine (her olive skin is amazing, guys!), healthy lifestyle (I saw her snacking on almonds once), how she stays in shape for modelling and of course her favourite YOLO food. Read all about it in part 2 of her interview!

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Modelling in Seoul: How Does It Work With Castings?

Emma is in Seoul for modelling. In this article Emma gives us insight on how things work in Seoul regarding castings (psst: must-read for worried model-mums!).

(NL) Emma is currently in Seoul for modelling and keeps a diary about her experiences. In her first diary she told us about her arrival at the model apartment, first modelling job and guidance by the agency. In this article Emma gives us insight on how things work in Seoul regarding castings.

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Pests and Gremlins at Work

Modelling: Pests and Gremlins at work

South African guest blogger Beatrix du Toit has been a fashion model for over 15 years. In her blogs she reflects on her modelling career. In this article Beatrix tells us about the pests and gremlins among clients, crews and models that she encountered on set, dividing them into the classic characters: ‘the gossip’, ‘ the fighter’, ‘the complainer’, ‘the backstabber’ and ‘the bully’. How does she handle them? And what is the most important lesson she learned from all these characters?

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