Career as Model(fashion)

The constantly increasing fashion and beauty care awareness among people has led to the explosion in demand for fashion products, which, in turn, has stimulated the supply chains of such products. To reach out to each and every potential costumer, the manufacturing companies are promoting their products through advertisement, which has necessitated the requirement of good-looking and attractive fashion models as promoters of these products. As a career option, fashion modeling offers everything a young man/woman can want - glamour, celebrity status, money and popularity.

 

CAREER IN MODELLING WHERE TO START?

  • First step for making an entry is to prepare a portfolio. This consists of a series of photographs taken by a professional photographer. The portfolio can then be shown to an advertising agency, a model co-ordinating agency providing suitable models according to requirements, or a fashion designer. 
  • Another way to enter into this career is to apply for the contests sponsored by magazines, cloth manufactures, cosmetic companies etc and participating in beauty pageants. 

 

SKILLS NEEDED TO BE A MODEL

While looking for a job, we search about the responsibilities, scope, qualification etc required for a particular. But we often forget the most important factors  i.e career interest, Aptitude and personality, needed to be considered, while applying for a job. 

Some of the basic aptitude, personality and interest required to succeed in this career are-

INTEREST

APTITUDE

PERSONALITY

  • Interest in artistic work, which doesn’t mean that you must be artistically gifted, it implies have interest on  a career which allows freedom and the opportunity to use intuition.
  • Patience, stamina and fitness to cope with long, tiring days and travelling

 

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  • The ability to cope with criticism and rejection

 

QUALIFICATION FOR MODELLING

  • Fashion modeling is a profession where educational qualifications become insignificant, and physical attributes and personal qualities assume utmost importance.
  • Nevertheless, there are training schools established by ex-models that provide guidance on various aspects of fashion modeling, like portfolio preparation, ramp & cat walk, grooming & body language, hair & skin care, fitness & diet, positive mental attitude, and basic acting. 


MODELLING ACADEMY IN INDIA

INSTITUTES

LOCATION

New Indian Models (NIMs)

New Delhi and Mumbai

RJs Model Management India

New Delhi

R.K. Films & Media Academy

New Delhi

Elite Model Management

New Delhi

Gladrags Media Ltd

Mumbai

Kwan Talent and Celebrity Management

Mumbai

The Face of India

Goa

Globosport

Bangalore

Ozone Models Management

Mumbai

Mayros Management Services

Mumbai

Platinum Models

New Delhi

Glitz

New Delhi

The Ramp

New Delhi

The Tina Factor

New Delhi

The Bridge

New Delhi

Aditi Modeling Service

Bangalore

Passion EC 191

Kolkata

YSG Worldwide Model and Promotion Agency

Mumbai.

 

FASHION MODEL JOBS

Fashion modeling is, undoubtedly a glamorous field, which offers tremendous career opportunities to ambitious candidates. Moreover, once established, it is a highly paid job. Ramp, photographic, and electronic medium modeling are three major areas, where fashion models can work. Fashion models can work for ad agencies, fashion houses, and export firms.

Besides, they can also work with reputed fashion designers on freelance basis. Option to work for fashion and women magazines is always open. Attractive employment opportunities can be explored in garments, cosmetics, and beauty care product companies. Successful fashion models can even try their luck in film and TV industry.

 

MODELLING CAREER SALARY

  • Sky is the only limit for a fashion model when it comes to remuneration, which is judged by his/her ratings, experiences, and nature of business.
  • A top class fashion model can demand Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 1.5 lacs for a single assignment.
  • Budding fashion models can work for Rs. 5,000-10,000 per assignment.

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