Model Business: TOP 11 Popular Countries To Build Up Model Career
Model career starts with the signing of a contract with the model agency. It is a mistaken opinion that you can be a successful model with no professional assistance. If you do want to build up the model career, you have to pick a good model agency. It is time to learn about the main specific features of a model business in the main world capitals.
Paris is the most captivating city of the most fashionable world capitals. You can have a good start here. Of course, Paris is money spending city, where you are collected about 50% for model agency help. Model height: 175-183.
Work type: editorial, fashion shows, advertising, catalogues.
Popular agencies: Elite, Viva Model Management, Next Paris, IMG Paris, Women Paris, Nathalie Models, Silent.
Japan (Tokyo, Osaka)
Japan is one of the most attractive countries that offers the high honorary and professional approach to every model. The model height standard is about 175. The tall, fair headed, blue-eyed models of European appearance are always in a high demand here. Japanese market offers to get the job in catalogues, advertising. There is a list of advantages: full ticket, fee guarantee. You are paid even if you could not take the order. If the model is popular, her fee will be higher than in Europe.
Popular agencies: Bravo models, Donna models, Image models, Stage, Satoru, Bon Image Corp.
Italy is a capital of fashion that gave Armani, Valentino, Versace, Prada to the world. These names are popular all over the world. The model height standard is about 175. You are offered to work in the magazine, advertising, and catalogue work. There is a list of difficulties: high competition, the most of the local agencies usually take about 50% from the model fee. But you have an ability to make the portfolio in the short term.
Popular agencies: Beatrice Models, Fashion Elite Model Agency, Joy Models, Premiere Model Management, Women Milan, Why Not Model Management.
Shanghai is dynamic and cosmopolitan city that can be the best choice for beginners. The model standard is 170-178. The agency kindly offers you to pay for your ticket flight, free comp cards, transportation. The most of the local agencies has tight connections with the European agents. You have a chance to make a name of yourself. The fair haired models are in high demand. You are offered to work in the promo actions, shows, TV advertising.
Popular agencies: LING VISON MODEL, Sono Models International, ESEE Model Management, Muse Model Management, Element model international.
USA (New York)
New York is another fashion capital that boasts the fashion shows the year round. They are everywhere here: lux hotels, night clubs, shopping malls, factories. The model standard is 175. If you are beginning model you should use all opportunities to swing out. The fee you can get is high. Nevertheless, the prices for accommodation are high. All beginners come here to start their model business.
Popular agencies: Ford models, DNA, IMG, Red Model Management, Q Model Management, Karin, Vision, New York Model Management, Women Model Management, Marilyn Model agency, Supreme Management, Supreme Management.
Spain (Barcelona, Alicante)
Spain is a favorable platform for beginners. The fee is high, the prices for accommodation are not high, they are lower than in Paris, Milan. The model must be 172 and higher. The fashion design is continue developing is Spain, in a big a small cities and even provinces. You are offered to work in the TV shows, catalogues, advertising sphere.
Popular Agencies: Traffic models, Uno, Sight Management Studio, Elite Barcelona, View Management.
This is another fashion capital in the world. The chic of English bohemia attracts young models from all over the world. The model must be 175-183. Be attentive! The expenses for transportation and living are high. You are offered to work in the fashion shows, advertising. Востребованы модели, у которых есть опыт работы.
Popular agencies: Next London, Select Model Management, Premier Model Management, Storm Model Management, Models 1.
Switzerland (Geneva, Zurich)
Switzerland is situated close to the world fashion centers such as Paris, Milan, London. This is the owner of the world popular prestigious model competition Elite Model Look. The model standard is 10-183. You are offered to work in the sphere of advertising. If you are experienced model that is good in make upping, you are on the top.
Popular agencies: METRO Models, Unique Model Agency, Fotogen model agency, Option model agency, Absolute models.
Germany (Hamburg, Munich, Berlin)
You are offered to work in the sphere of advertising, fashion show. The model requirements are 172-183. You must be punctual and professionally educated.
Popular Agencies: Modelwerk, Louisa Models Munich, Mega Model Agency, Model Management Hamburg, Munich Models, seeDS management.
The model market is competitive here, but it is easier to start your model career in Greece than in Milan or Paris. The model standard starts with 175.
Popular agencies: Ace models Greece, Action Management, NBP models, D’Model Agency, VN Model Management.
Australia is a country that is famous of its innovative fashion and creative designers. You are involved in the advertising companies and catalogues. The model standards are 172-177.
Popular agencies: Chic Management, Vivien’s model management, Priscillas model management, Chadwick Models, eMg Models.
If you work with the big and popular model agency, you have to work on your portfolio. This is the time when you have to choose your specialization (podium model, plus-size model). The most of the big agencies are offered to live in the apartments for4-6 models far away from the city. It usually consists of kitchen, two or three bathrooms, toilets, balcony and gym. The price for accommodation is about 300-350$ per week. When the model earns big money, she can move close to the capital.
The typical working day of the model is hard. You have to move over the city and over the country a lot. Thus, living in Valencia, you may go for shooting to the Alicante beaches or other location that is far away. It is time to hire a car in Alicante (it is cheaper than in Madrid or Valencia) and use it to go from shooting to shooting. You definitely need a car and day timer in your phone.