Model Direct’s Summer Wardrobe

Us Brits spend most of the year praying for a hot Summer, but when it comes to  dressing for it, how are you keep cool and on trend this season??

We have certainly been blessed with some serious Summer heat so far this year and it’s a treat, long evenings, picnics, beach days and of course the chance to wear all those beautiful Summer dresses, however for some staying cool and being on trend can be quite a challenge.

The shops are full of amazing Summer fashions which are now making their way into even more enticing Summer Sales,  here’s Models Direct ‘s Summer favourites!

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Could My Child Be A Model??

The highly experienced Models Direct team are with you every step of the way!

Child modelling work can be a rewarding experience for children and parents. Whilst we all think our own children are cute and adorable, kids of all ages, shapes and sizes are required for modelling work. Models Direct have clients who are always looking for children, both boys and girls to model for their latest campaign!

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How to make the BEST of your online portfolio

Models Direct’s agents explain daily the importance of making the best of your online portfolio, it’s what the client’s see when you are put forward for potential work, so how can you make sure you stand out above the rest?

Photographs: –   It is surprising how many models do not update  their photographs once  they are on the books. Your application pictures may have been good, but when being put forward to clients it’s important to have a variety of great shots, to show your personality and how versatile you are infront of the camera.   Keeping your photographs seasonal can also make a big difference too, if a client is viewing you in a search during the Summer months seeing you wrapped up in the snow isn’t ideal, so be sure to update your photographs as the seasons change!  Regular updates also means that if any of your looks have changed, ie; hair, weight,  tattoos/piercings etc , clients are viewing you as you are at that moment which is essential  if you are then selected for the assignment. Make sure your photographs are clear, taken in natural light and have a plain background, this will make you stand out and more likely to catch a client’s eye when they are sourcing the next face for their new campaign!

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Wimbledon Beauty Essentials

It’s that time of year again, whether you like tennis or not it’s difficult not to catch the Wimbledon bug in some way! So for such a big event it’s important to have Models Direct’s beauty must haves…

The Summer months  are busy,  full of social events, this can take it’s toll on our skin. Lack of sleep, dehydration and sun burn are all factors which  can have a harmful effect on our appearance,  so the Models Direct beauty team have put together their firm favourites to help keep your hair and skin in tip top condition.

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Modelling Summer Skincare

In this  sizzling Summer heatwave are you protecting your skin??

In all the excitement to see the sun and feel the warmth it can be easy to forget to protect our skin,   so the Models Direct beauty team have put together some helpful reminders on how to remain safe in the sun while of course achieving a gorgeous sunkissed glow!

There is lots of information in the media about how harmful UVA/UVB rays are to our skin and with  longer expsire times to it in the Summer months it’s really important to protect your skin from them.  Too much sun  can  age a person and cause discolouration to the skin, this is something models are particularly careful of and will use a high factor suncream and  avoid too much sun.

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Family Modelling Hit’s An All Time High!

The  Burton Family have done it again……..

The Models Direct Assignments Team often receive modelling jobs asking for real families. But what’s it like modelling as a family?

“Yet again another fab day on an assignment for Models Direct. We have had a brilliant day on our photo shoot for a pensions brochure. Meqele, Ben and Simon all looked after us really well and made the day so much fun. We started our day in a home environment, baking and having fun in and around the house. We then moved on to the Battersea Park zoo, the kids thought it was amazing, especially feeding and petting the animals. We finished off with ice cream and playing ball in Battersea park. What a fun filled day, very tiring but lots of fun. A big thanks to Marie from Models Direct for putting us forward for the job. We look forward to more adventures soon.” – The Burton Family

 

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#LoveIsland chat at Models Direct

As the Love Island craze sweeps the nation, it has by no means bypassed the Models Direct head office!

In a busy office like ours,  there is plenty of chat  about the general goings  on,  who said what, who’s done what and who needs to be saved (and who should go!!),  it’s all pretty gripping stuff!

What is it we all love about #LoveIsland??

Viewing ratings have soared and broken records, so  it’s clearly a concept that appeals to the majority and offers it’s viewers  something not other programs do!

With Charlie, Eyal and Hayley all being models the Models Direct team have been watching what’s going on and how they come across to an audience,  with their toned physique ‘s and  good looks, they seem to be what alot of viewers aspire to be like possibly, is this  a healthy thing? Is it a true representation of how models are in this industry today?

Models Direct represents all category’s of models, including, fitness, fashion, catalogue and commercial, all  have a variety of shapes, looks and measurements.

Love Island has all the right ingrediants for viewers, fun, laughter, beautiful scenery and of course gorgeous people, all of which is  good escapism from our own lives for a little minute –  it’s very clever, entertaining TV from ITV.

It’s Friday night and with two couples up  for elimination, who are you going to be voting to save??

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Fashion Model Vs Commercial Model

Everybody knows about Fashion Models, they are in the press and media constantly and often have celebrity  status’s themselves earning thousands, but what about Commercial Models?? What do they earn and what can you expect?

There is a big difference between fashion and commercial Models, Models Direct represent both, but don’t tend to often work with high fashion models.

The most common form of modelling is commercial modelling, where models advertise and represent products. Commercial models may be used to convey a certain image about a product. The good thing about modelling within this sector is that physical requirements vary depending on the client, assignment and product. Each individual product will require a different image, story and look in order to appeal to their target audience.

It can be difficult to know what commercial models can expect to earn and it can vary hugely! Earnings can change depending on many factors, models experience, length of assignment and client budget. Commercial models can expect to earn anything from £150 to £1000’s !

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Have You Got What It Takes??

Information and advice is so important when trying to make it in any industry,  you really can  make your dreams  a reality!!

Modelling can be an exciting and lucrative career path, but it can also be a competitive one. For the savvy and determined model there are many things that you can do to maximise your chance of getting bookings    successfully. Here are some tips from agency Models Direct that could help you with your ambition to   become a model!

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5 STAR’s for Models Direct

Google reviews are super important to us here at  Models Direct , it’s lovely to hear how our models get on when on assignment and  the service they’ve had from the Models Direct team!

Recently  Marie from the Assignments team  coordinated a large assignment for Natalie and her family, it was for an international computer and software company, a very exciting assignment to have been selected for!

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