Want to strut your stuff on the catwalk?

By admin
30 August 2013

Want to strut your stuff on the catwalk? We show you how

Many of us know people who aspire to be models. These people envy the likes of international models such as Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks. Although many people want to get into modelling, they don’t know how to go about. Move! gives you tips on how to become a model.

Register with a Modelling agency: If you want to become a model, it’s important to register with a credible modelling agency such as the National Association of Managing Agency (NAMA). Some modeling agencies are dodgy. Make sure that you know more about an agency before registering with them.

Modelling requirements: If you’re a model, you need tohave healthy skin. Your weight is as important astaking care of your skin. You need tobe a certain weight in order to be amodel. To maintain your weight, you needto spend extra hours at the gym andeat healthy food but be careful ofbecoming anorexic. Height is taken very seriously inthe modelling industry.Furthermore it’s importantto have an education.

Types of modelling jobs: There are a lot of modelling jobsavailable. The most common are thecatalogue, editorial, runway andTV advertisement modelling jobs.

Joining a modeling agency: You have to send the desired modelingagency a picture of yourself.It doesn’t have to be a professionallytaken photo.Give them a picture to show themwhat you look like and a write-upabout who you are.

Getting a portfolio done: “Once you get accepted by a modeling agency, they often organise a portfolio for you Getting a portfolio is important because it’s like a CV and passport to your career.