As a model, try to stay open minded at the beginning of your career. Over time, you will become more well versed in the different types of modeling. There are so many unique models within the fashion industry and you can be the next big thing through Rise Up Magazine Platform
Fashion (Editorial) Model
These models are the faces you see in high Fashion magazines, Editorial models also usually work for top Fashion designers. As a whole, editorial modeling tends to be the most selective. Most Editorial models are incredibly tall, slim, and usually are the ‘complete package.’
These models are found on the catwalk and are hired to showcase a designer’s clothing line. Due to the precise sizes of the designer’s clothing, runway models are often a certain height and size. If you are at least over 5’9 then this type of modeling could be for you.
Swimsuit & Lingerie Model
These models specialize in showing off either swimsuits or lingerie. This model type is usually someone a bit more voluptuous and curvy. These models also tend to model sleepwear, summer wear, and other forms of undergarments.
Commercial Models are not restricted by age, height, or size. Therefore, this modeling type is the most open to diverse and new talent. Commercial models advertise a wide range of products in catalogs, campaigns, and commercials.
These models tend to be the most fit, toned, and athletically built. This of course makes sense as these models are tasked with wearing fitness attire. Fitness Models are also found in commercials that involve demonstrating fitness routines.
This type of model books jobs that help sell or promote a certain commodity. Promotional models are often found at trade shows and other live events. As a whole, these models must be personable, outgoing, and have a strong knowledge of the product they are representing.
Glamour modeling is centered on appearance, including facial beauty and body shape. These models are usually curvier than editorial models and often book swimsuit and lingerie photoshoots. Glamour models tend to pose more suggestively than typical editorial or commercial models.
Print models are often found in magazines, billboards, campaigns, booklets, flyers, and posters. These models usually have clear skin and a nice smile. While some of these models are selling a product, others are simply photographed based on the needs of the client.