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Aviva Retirement Campaign

If there was one particular modelling assignment to highlight our relationship with long-standing clients, this would be right up there with the best of them! Seven of our adult models were elected to pose on camera and speak about what retirement meant to them as part of the Aviva Retirement Scheme. The models starred in […]

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Campo Viejo Online Promotional Video: Wine and Dine with Models Direct

Campo Viejo really knows how to savour the moment. The winery opened its doors in 2001 and approached our modelling agency for… well, of course our professional models! Campo Viejo needed their advert crafted and delivered to get their wines noticed with the help of No Nonsense PR, who no doubt take the hassle and […]

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All dressed up, ready to get to work – modelling for 7Active

Trying on different outfits, striking all sorts of poses and meeting a wide range of different people – modelling clothing can be enjoyable for a whole host of reasons. At Models Direct, we provide male and female models of all ages, backgrounds and sizes to a spectrum of different assignments for all sorts of big […]

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Spotlight on Sky Sports Covid-19 ‘I Am Sport’ campaign

With the last year being one of the most unpredictable of our lifetime, the world has been on lockdown to help keep everyone safe. The sports sector has certainly seen its fair share of cancellations, postponements and disruptions of live sports because of the social distancing measures in place.  Thankfully, Sky Sports has celebrated the […]

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Another day at the office – with AXA PPP Healthcare

It is exciting enough going along to a commercial modelling assignment, but when you unexpectedly become one of the stars of the show, it becomes extra special! This is exactly what happened to one of our models, James, when he was booked to take part in a YouTube commercial for AXA PPP Healthcare. Models Direct […]

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Banking on a successful modelling career – working with some big names

Whether it’s major fashion outlets, big high street stores or some of the other well-known names in British business, Models Direct works with an impressive array of different clients. The NatWest bank, for example, recently called upon us to find them a selection of models for an online advertisement. Models Direct was asked for five […]

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Filming the Holland’s Pies Commercial

Two rival counties recently united when Lancashire and Yorkshire combined during the pandemic to produce a deliciously effective commercial.  Holland’s Pies are a well-known Lancashire bakery based near Accrington. Established in 1851, they’ve been the number 1 pie-maker for hundreds of fish and chips shops and cafés around the country – as well as being […]

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Covid and how it’s affecting the modelling industry

There’s been a lot of information recently concerning the ‘do’s and don’ts’ during the national Covid lockdown. Scientists from various institutions have been on the news every day, relaying facts and giving opinions. This is all very well, but sometimes too much information can have the opposite effect. Let’s be honest: it can be pretty […]

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Luxury trip for model family

Why do ordinary? This is Oliver’s Travels slogan but also something we agree with too. Why live life doing the ordinary and not striving to be a little eccentric and do something dynamic and extravagant? Well, this is where Models Direct comes in. If you’re reading this blog, do read on to find out more […]

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SnowStormer

A modelling assignment that was a snow brainer Our models often have fun, but surely this assignment takes some beating. Five lucky Models Direct models were selected to participate in a promotion for SnowStormer – the UK’s only snow-based obstacle course event, and the self-styled “coolest event on the calendar”. Were they chilled? You bet […]

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Diverse Client List

At Models Direct, we like to help a truly diverse assortment of clients. We’ve provided models for notable media platforms, supermarkets, travel companies, fashion outlets and food retailers – and thousands more.  So when the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) got in touch with us to see if we had 10 suitable models to pose as […]

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Starring role in Supermarket Christmas Commercial

Every parent should be proud of their children, but in Shelley and Rob Wall’s case, their “proud-ometer” reading must be going off the scale! This blog focuses on an extraordinary young man and Shelley and Rob’s bundle of joy – eight-year-old Noah, and his experience with one of the UK’s leading supermarkets. You may have […]

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Model pets at Christmas – our furry friends bring seasonal cheer

We all love our precious pets and other people love seeing them too – especially around Christmas time! Models Direct has a long history in supplying pet models for all sorts of advertising campaigns and promotional projects, including many that appear during the festive season. Our perfect puppies, delightful dogs and cute kittens have been […]

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Reaching for the Sky at Christmas – festive fun for junior models

Delighted faces and happy smiles – what could be more exciting than answering a FaceTime call from Father Christmas? Junior models tend to have the time of their lives when taking assignments with Models Direct, but during the festive season every job becomes just that little bit more special. When Sky Mobile asked us to […]

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Pro Blo Self-Love Campaign

Pro Blo, one of the hottest hair brands in the hair and beauty industry, collaborated with another great brand, Flamingo Candles, to promote a young, current and worthy self-love campaign – BE MORE YOU! And to be honest, who doesn’t deserve some much-needed TLC by practising self-love, self-care and to be more you?  You’re in […]

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It’s all child’s play – junior modelling for Hasbro Toys

There will be many happy faces this festive season when little ones unwrap exciting toys found under the tree on Christmas morning, lots of these shiny new treasures are likely to be made by renowned, global toy and board game manufacturer Hasbro. Some of our child models were lucky enough to have the chance to […]

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Raising Awareness with Channel 5 News

Our male model Marco starred in one of the most important modelling jobs when he was picked to promote mental health in men. Marco was asked by Channel 5 News to star in a promotional video on Barry Island Beach in The Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, in a non-speaking role. Marco was proud to […]

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Christmas Shopping with a difference

It’s that time of year again where we begin to feel the joy of Christmas – let the festivities begin! Thinking about those Christmas lights being lit down Oxford Street in London and of course, buying gifts for our nearest and dearest makes most of us excited. This year our celebrations might be set to […]

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John Lewis at Home Christmas Magazine

Attention all Christmas shoppers! You could soon be seeing a couple of Models Direct pet models coming to a festive campaign near you! John Lewis is a national retail institution, and their Christmas TV adverts are seen by millions of British viewers in the weeks leading up to the big day. In fact, their 2019 […]

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Mamas and Papas – our beautiful babies appear in national campaigns

Imagine seeing your little one smiling up at you from the page of a catalogue or brochure – or catching sight of their gorgeous gurgling face in an advert – Nothing could be more heart-warming Well, that is exactly what some of our very own mamas and papas from Models Direct have had the pleasure […]

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Get Body Confident with Models Direct

There has been a change in how people are perceiving body shapes and sizes, whether it’s their own or others. We’re all different that’s for sure and this celebration of difference can be seen within the population. With the help of mainstream media and social media, the body positivity movement has risen helping to rebuild […]

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Is lifestyle modelling for you?

From appearing on camera as a friendly shop assistant to taking on the role of a doctor in a television advert, working as a lifestyle model could see you step into almost anyone’s shoes. One day you could find yourself being a smiling mother playing with a couple of cute children in the park – […]

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Transport for London Winter Shoot

What makes London so great? It’s unlike no other city that’s what – diverse, open and full of energy. Our Models Direct team love the atmosphere, vibrancy and positivity the city boasts day and night.  You’ll find the sweetest little cafes tucked away in corners smelling the streets with gorgeous beverages, magical museums, art galleries, […]

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Football Fan’s Dream Modelling Job

Here at Models Direct, we specialise in providing talented models to many professional clients up and down the country. Our client for this particular job was ICHI Worldwide, and the locations of the assignment were the training grounds of two major football clubs – Manchester City FC and Charlton Athletic FC.  When ICHI wanted 16 […]

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Felix Cat Photoshoot

When you think of cats, which famous feline springs to mind? Tom, Sylvester, Garfield? All good answers, but our client, Craft Worldwide had another celebrity up their sleeve when approaching Models Direct to promote Purina’s renowned cat food products. Yes, it was Felix of the “Cats like Felix, like Felix” TV slogan. As one of […]

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Have You Thought About Family Modelling With Models Direct?

Models Direct are on the look out for talented model families, the demand is higher than ever right now, as clients look to book diverse families from the same social bubble for their latest advertising campaigns/commercials.. Models Direct represent amazing ‘real’ model families who have worked with some very well known brands across the UK […]

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Diverse Models: Meeting Modelling and Disabilities

Modelling doesn’t just focus on the typical super slim and tall look which dominates the runway. Our modelling agency, Models Direct, offers everyone with the same opportunities regardless of age, gender, size, style and special abilities. We welcome diversity and inclusivity and we understand it’s so essential to represent the entire population – not a […]

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Isn’t all modelling fashion modelling?

In our wonderful industry is a category of modelling which is about as broad as they come: fashion modelling. We can hear you saying, “Isn’t all modelling fashion modelling?” After all, models and fashion go hand-in-hand. When people think of models, they conjure up images of leggy high-heeled beauties parading along a Parisian or Milan […]

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Take the first steps into a new job: conversations with a potential model

June 2020. A few days ago, in my hometown, I happened upon a chance meeting with a good friend. Let’s call him Elliot. He’s 22 years of age, six feet in height (the same distance we kept apart), and he has the chiselled looks that scream “catalogue model”. By all accounts he’s a handsome lad. […]

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Baby Modelling

Whose heart does not melt when they see a smiling, happy baby? No wonder baby models are in such high demand! Baby modelling is big business when it comes to promoting all kinds of products through advertising, as well as for newspaper and magazine articles, website photography and even television work. We see their laughing […]

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Pucker up!

A history of lipsticks Of all the made cosmetics products, perhaps lipstick is the most enduring. There are many reasons why this essential product has been at the top of consumer modelling shopping lists – mostly for women, of course, but occasionally for the more masculine among us.   Consider a lippie’s benefits: They are cheap […]

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Fashion logos

The simpler the better All large companies have logos. Even small enterprises have them. Logos have to be varied – for obvious reasons – although most of them share one common feature: they are simple in design. Logos are extremely important for businesses, being a symbol or mark to promote themselves. Even more critical, logos […]

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Men’s haircutting – DIY-style

Hairdos or don’ts – it’s up to you! With hairdressers currently out of action until this weekend, many of you will have been tempted to turn your unruly mop of hair into something approaching a professional style. Just by talking to a few men recently, Models Direct has discovered that boredom has been a valid […]

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Make your Favourite Barista-Style Cups at Home

Who doesn’t love a steaming hot cup of coffee? But it’s not always possible to get out and about to enjoy a cup in your favourite coffee shop and, during lockdown especially, we might be keen to make our own versions at home. The jury is still out on just how good for you coffee […]

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Easy-peasy 5-a-day tips

We all now know about lockdowns. Most of us want them to be over. You’ve probably got into both good and bad habits during the past few months, which is understandable. An easy habit to get into is cheating your way to eating five daily portions of fruit and veg. It’s easier – and tastier […]

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Father’s Day 2020: Gifting Your Superhero

A year has flown by super quick! Another 365 days (well, almost) have been journeyed through and it’s that time of year again – Father’s Day. The 21st June is fast approaching so are you prepared for showering your superhero with their dream gift or are you a last-minute.com person? Well, if you happen to […]

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Gym-Goers Guide to Skincare & Beauty

A lot of us like working out and are avid gym bunnies who love to sweat it during a workout. However, our skincare can be compromised if we don’t take care of it and nourish it like it truly deserves after a grilling workout.  We’re indoors but we thought we’d cover this for all those […]

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Power Up with a Power Nap

A power nap can provide us with a supercharged surge of energy that our bodies need. We might have an energy slump between 1 and 3pm so a power nap is just what our bodies need. This isn’t easy to achieve though as our busy lives dictate what our hours in the day will consist […]

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Why opt for a High Intensity Interval Workout?

Keep fit enthusiasts, including those working in the modelling industry, are always on the lookout for new exercise routines. Finding activities that bring about the right health benefits and also manage to keep you interested and enthusiastic enough to maintain your programme is essential. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is all the rage right now […]

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Time Flies – A Day in the Life of Our Junior Models

Flight attendants prepare for take-off please. Jet2 in-flight kids’ meals are to come in recyclable boxes and guess which modelling agency was there to bring child models to the forefront of their campaign? Models Direct, of course!  Jetsetters Ahoy!  Jet2 is a well-established British low-cost leisure airline, and since 2019, it is the third-largest scheduled airline […]

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Take Care in the Sun

With a long summer stretching ahead of us – and many of us having more time to spend out in the fresh air – we all need to be taking care in the sun. Whether we are models or those keen to become a model who are eager to deepen our skin tones, or others […]

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Is your pet behaving differently during lockdown?

If you’ve noticed that some of us are going ga-ga during the lockdown, spare a thought to your pets. At a time when behaviour patterns can be inconsistent, mind-shatteringly mundane or just plain bizarre, take a close at your pet. Models Direct has spent time researching animal lockdown anecdotes and has observed several documentation on […]

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Pearly whites

Did you know that tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the world? That’s a good reason to ensure your mouth is in the best possible condition for all your modelling assignments. When it comes to saying “Cheese!” in front of the cameras, a healthy set of gnashers is paramount, as it […]

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Here Comes the Sun – Top Tips for Choosing Your Shades

The warmer weather is well and truly here and many of us are already soaking up the sunshine in our gardens, on our balconies or outside as we walk to work or exercise. Would-be fashion models and those already working in clothing modelling will have a keen eye for the styles that suit them and […]

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Treat Your Pet

While so many of us are stuck at home it can be tricky knowing just how to give our favourite furry or feathered friends a treat. Dog models and other pets, including cats, birds and rabbits, who take part in photo shoots and films, will be used to being rewarded for their good work. But […]

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Celebrating Global Day of Parents

Did you know that the United Nations has chosen the 1st of June to be celebrated as the Global Day of Parents? No? Well, it’s a good job you stopped by our blog section! The UN wanted to mark the first day of this month as an annual appreciation for all parents across the globe. […]

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Mastering Mirror Work Like A Pro

One aspect of modelling usually entails posing in front of a camera. And hey, what’s not to like about striking a fantastic model pose and achieving the look that your client is after? If your expression is on point, it can be successful marketing but what if you can’t translate that on camera? Teen models, […]

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Fashion facts

In this blog we’ll look at some fashion facts. These ten beauties intend to provide a fascinating insight, as well as being useful to test some of your fashion friends during the lockdown. The Models Direct team love a quiz so get your quiz hats on and have fun! Most expensive jeans. The most expensive […]

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Eating healthier on-the-go

Don’t take away my takeaway! Here at Models Direct we value health. Everyone likes a good takeaway – it can be a treat after a hard week’s work, or simply a meal to be enjoyed when time is of the essence. But that doesn’t mean takeaways have to be classed as “junk food”. The term […]

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Our models catch the Metro – on Nintendo Switch!

When Deep Silver needed a group of models to launch their Metro Redux video game on Nintendo Switch, there was only one modelling agency up to the task – yep, you guessed it, Models Direct The German-Austrian video game publisher was founded in 2002 and has since built an impressive portfolio in the entertainment industry, […]

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On the Run – Is Now the Time to Take up Jogging?

With restrictions on the ways we can exercise, as well as how much time we are allowed to spend outside, more and more people seem to be taking up running. Jogging, running and even power walking are excellent ways of getting and staying fit and certainly those involved in the modelling industry may be keen […]

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Add Sparkle to Your Style – Make Your Own Jewellery

Set a shining example to your friends and family by creating some cool costume jewellery at home to enhance your wardrobe and add more than a touch of individuality to your look. Bring sparkle, colour and plenty of “je ne c’est quoi” by making your own necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings with objects you may […]

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How to Make Your Beauty Routine Sustainable

As health officials have advised us to stay safe from COVID-19 by staying at home to protect ourselves, others and the NHS, you might be on the hunt for useful hacks to keep yourself busy. You’ll have more downtime to do the things that you might not have had the chance to do, so now’s […]

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Scaling new heights

Model reptiles  Reptiles are cold-blooded animals belonging to the class Reptilia, the main groups comprising snakes, lizards, crocodilians (crocodiles, alligators and caimans), turtles (including tortoises and terrapins), and the tuatara – an epidemic species native to New Zealand. Whilst the precise taxonomy is slightly more detailed, this is the basic classification of reptiles.  The term […]

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Learn Something New Every Day

You’re never too old to stop learning – so why not try to learn something new every day? Whether you are a fashion model who wants to take up a new language, a teen model keen to pick up the guitar or a senior model eager to find out more about computing, now might the […]

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The White Decision – Light and Airy for Summer

As summer approaches and our thoughts turn to spending more time outside, if possible, we might also like to bring a breezy touch to our homes. Those in the modelling business know only too well how significant white can be in the world of fashion but it has also become an important 2020 interior design […]

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Get the Look: Soap Brows

Most of us are indoors now so what better way to utilise time than to experiment and try out new hacks and things to do. So far, we’ve been through a few things that you can try out at home. They are DIY face masks charged with natural ingredients, styling your nails with the latest […]

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5 Ways to Utilise Your Time During a Pandemic

The nation is on lockdown and now you’re indoors to protect others as well as yourself in hope for the pandemic to come to an end. Hopefully, it will, and life will go back to normal eventually but until then your time is as precious as it always has been.  Let’s rewind to a just […]

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Make Breakfast Fun

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper – we all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but how do we convince the kids? Those of us involved in fashion modelling – or with baby models or kids in child modelling – know the importance of fuelling ourselves and […]

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5 Great Ways to Treat Your Feet

It’s a shame but most of us take our feet for granted. They do so much for us, yet we don’t have the time to appreciate their value and how hard-working they are.  Our feet endure a whole array of challenges from being squeezed into high heels to suffocating within sweaty socks or tights for […]

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4 Fun Ways of Boosting Your Modelling Career

Are you a prospective model thinking about breaking into the industry? A newcomer on the scene? Perhaps you’re an existing one who has a few years of experience behind you. Whatever your current position is in the modelling world, did you know that there are ways of boosting your modelling skills whilst having fun? Yes! […]

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Grow Your Own!

With the arrival of spring coinciding with everyone spending more time at home, some of us might be considering growing their own vegetables. We are all trying to be a bit more healthy right now, improve complexions, fit in more exercise and boost energy levels and a great way to feel more positive is to […]

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Keep Your Pets Busy and Exercised

We all know just how important it is that our pets are given adequate exercise to keep them healthy and happy. Any dog owner, including those who lead busy lives within the modelling industry, will always want to find time to give their four-legged friends one good long walk every day.  But what about trying […]

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5 Reasons You Should Avoid Wearing Make-up to Bed

We all have our days where we’ve got the perfect make-up on, sitting on our skins so flawlessly that, well, it would be a shame to take it off so soon! However, after a modelling assignment and with tiredness kicking in so fast that you don’t know what’s hit you, you wake up with your […]

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How to continue modelling with today’s situation

Sadly the last few months have seen an evil virus come into our world, which has affected everyone physically and emotionally. However, this should not stop you from continuing modelling. If you have a modelling job coming up in the next few days or weeks, you need to make sure you’re prepared and have the […]

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Stay Fit While You Are at Home

For many of those in the modelling industry, exercise is a key part of life and over the coming weeks we are going to have to find increasingly innovative ways to do so. Fashion models, and those hoping to become a model, will be among those heeding government advice, and staying at home or social […]

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Truly iconic – Female fashion icons you should know

Style comes in many forms. Whether you’re flaunting a look straight from the catwalk, or adopting a rock chick image, style is a personal statement that can stand the test of time. There are numerous iconic images which will never be forgotten, and many fashion houses still draw inspiration from them decades later.  Fashions evolve […]

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Could Unique Features be Your Ticket to Modelling Success?

Successful models have an excellent work ethic and share a few things in common. They have the help of a professional modelling agency by their side, actioning assignments for them. They stay healthy, have a beauty regime in place and are professional. Some models, however, stand out from the crowd and have that extra spark […]

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From Fast to Slow – Should Our Children Be Eating Less Junk Food?

Ditching the chips in favour of wholegrain rice and the burger for a healthy piece of grilled fish is something many of us are only too aware we should be doing. But getting our children to agree is a completely different matter! Those of us juggling modelling jobs ourselves or who have youngsters involved in […]

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Get Ready to Walk Like a Supermodel in High Heels

Learn How to Strut Like a Boss High heels are a girl’s true bestie. They make you look slimmer (an optical illusion bonus – hey, we’re not complaining!), appear taller (brownie points added) and can give you a confidence boost. As a model, whether you’re slaying the runway, doing a photoshoot or coming in as […]

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Being Dog Friendly Makes Good Business Sense

Owners of dog models will know how annoying it can be when they stop at cafés and pubs on their travels only to find their four-legged friends are not welcomed with open paws. More and more businesses, however, are realising there is good money to be made in becoming dog friendly, as many of us […]

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How a model can work from home

You’re self-isolating to prevent getting the horrible virus, which is a good idea. But you are thinking how can I work? What can I do? Well, you have all the time now to sort of your home life and your portfolio as a model. Getting everything in order at home, such as starting on the […]

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Times have changed

Modelling and the GLBT community Quiz question: What is the link between Tula, Barry Cossey and Caroline Cossey? The surnames may give you a hint. Are they famous singers or actresses? Are the Cossey siblings notable names in the modelling industry, with Tula their sidekick? Keep guessing…  A couple more clues? OK – clue no.1: […]

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Ladies beachwear

How to stay cool in the sun We may not be able to travel right now but that doesnt stop us dreaming of Summer. Amongst the last-minute purchases holidaymakers make are swimsuits, trunks and bikinis. Looking stylish on the beach is a must for most – especially when uploading photos on Facebook and Instagram the […]

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Food for thought

The best foods for healthy skin. Here’s some food for thought, literally… Everyone knows eating sensibly is essential for health, and most models need to be in peak condition, so the two go together. As our largest organ, skin needs to be cared for to achieve the best results – for both modelling, and in […]

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Want to Know What to Watch in Self-Isolation?

Check Out Models: Street To Catwalk Running out of ideas on what to watch whilst in quarantine? Seen Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney + back to back but want something different? Well, since Models Direct is a long-standing modelling agency always on the lookout for new models (even during these unprecedented times). We’ve always got […]

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Self Improvement and the importance of self-love

What a title. Something that seems so simple yet can be difficult to achieve. You are the most important thing in this world, so be the best version of you.  After reading this blog, I want you to look at yourself and tell yourself that you can do anything you put your mind to. You […]

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Keep The Kids Busy

It is going to be the longest school break in history – and for much of it you and your children are likely to stuck inside. So how on earth are you going to keep your youngsters busy? Parents of those involved in child modelling will no doubt have many tricks up their sleeves for […]

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Try Swapping – Be a Healthier You With a Few Simple Changes

Those in modelling often lead busy lives and don’t always find time to think about healthy eating, but stopping, swapping and making a few changes here and there could be the answer. Taking a handful of your favourite ingredients or dishes and replacing them with something healthier, but just as delicious, could be a way […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Taking Care of Your Skin During Pregnancy: Pregnant Models Must-Read

Follow our top tips for achieving great-looking skin during pregnancy.  First off, congratulations to all expectant mums from our team! You’ll be welcoming a bundle of joy very soon and life won’t be quite as you know it after birth. Hey, it will be even better so what better way to begin your parenthood journey […]

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Following the model followers

How social media complements modelling  Like it or not, social media is everywhere. Whether you use it, value it or you’re largely unaware of it, social media is constantly in newspapers and on television. 1994 saw the first social media seed planted, and by the mid-2000s it grew into a phenomenon. With the likes of […]

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Body Positivity Movement: Welcome Real-life Models of All Shapes and Sizes!

As of recent years, there has been a shift in how people are bringing about body image change and making a vocal stand against what is deemed as the ideal body type for both genders.  At Models Direct we want to keep positive about helping to bring about this important and much-needed change. Change doesn’t […]

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Welcome to Our Age-Positive Movement: Calling all Mature Models

In a youth-obsessed society, it’s no wonder why mature age talent might feel deterred to come forward as models. Models Direct is trying something different though. Just as the body-positive movement has grown, we support the age-positive movement too!  “Not at your age?!” First off: modelling has no age limit. The whole not-at-your-age saying seriously […]

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7 Ways to Nail it as a Hand Model

Your face isn’t the only physical characteristic that draws attention. Your hands do too! You’ll use them to express yourself, help with daily chores and sometimes carry out more rigorous work like indoor or outdoor renovations. Whatever the task is at hand, you can be pretty sure that your hands will be there to help […]

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Trending cosmetically – Top cosmetic trends for 2020

It’s great when you start a trend yourself, but most trends develop through marketing platforms and through celebrities. Here at Models Direct, we want to focus on the seven cosmetic trends that are set to make a huge impact in 2020. Read on, and discover the ones that particularly appeal to you. They may even […]

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Sustainable fashions – Dress smart, help the planet

Greenhouse gas emissions are rising and global warming is becoming more of a crisis. In the fashion industry, these two facts are not so much startling as they are combatable. We are not powerless to help the planet – we can give Mother Earth a helping hand by wearing sustainable clothes and using cosmetics that […]

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Best On Trend Hairstyles Spotted at the BRIT Awards 2020: Must-Know Info for Hair Models

We’re into another year with more new exciting looks popping up. Models Direct are sieving through the latest on-trend hairstyles now and where better to look than with our musical and fashion gurus who were spotted at the recent BRIT Awards. Whether you’re a hair model, looking to become one or simply wanting to keep […]

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Are You Ready for Sportswear Modelling?

Every year fashion trends are always being forecasted and set to dominate each season. And with the big boom of sportswear fashion making a hit on the scene in recent years, plenty of retailers have been indulging in marketing activewear apparel for children, teenagers, men and women.  Sportswear models are donning the arena with this […]

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Spring is here!

Spring is my favourite season! Not just because the weather gets warmer or that the days are feeling longer or even seeing the beautiful daffodil bloom. All of that is lovely… but the main reason I love spring is because of the fashion!  When it comes to Spring, you know all the shops are filled […]

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Beauty not the Beast – Top Tips Towards Ensuring a Good Night’s Sleep

We all know how important sleep is to our health and general well-being, but we don’t always pay enough attention to making sure we wake up feeling fully rested and relaxed. For those heading off on modelling jobs and keen to look bright-eyed and bushy tailed, having a good seven to eight hours of high […]

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Coronavirus – What you need to know

The dreaded “C” word is serious, with the coronavirus understandably dominating the media for the past few days…and no doubt for weeks to come. With no mention of toilet roll / hand wash shortages (damn, we’ve just mentioned them), Models Direct will give you the facts that models need to know. Whether you chose to […]

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Facing up to Spring – Looking at the New Season’s Makeup Trends

Spring has not yet sprung but you might already be thinking about treating yourself to one or two items for your makeup bag for the new season. Anyone involved in fashion modelling, particularly face modelling, is likely to be a keen follower of seasonal trends and will be eager to see what’s likely to be […]

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“Describe yourself in three words…”

Tips for the perfect job interview Job castings and interviews can be enjoyable and fun but, let’s face it, most of us find them stressful. Unfortunately job interviews are a necessity; you’ll rarely land a job – your dream one or otherwise – without impressing your potential employer at your first meeting. Some interviews seem […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020: 4 Women Making Waves

Did you know that the first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1911? That’s over a century of women coming together to honour just how amazing they are! Women have achieved so much throughout the history of time, pushing boundaries, stigma and taboos. Woman have risen in politics, become CEOs of top companies, and have […]

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Applying as a Model

So, you’ve had a thought. Could I be a model?… While you’re looking through magazines. Why not? You might not have any experience in front of the camera, but why should that stop you. Make your wish to be a model a reality by finding agencies and apply to be a model…Its that easy… Then […]

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Second-hand Chic – Where to Look for Great Finds

These days fashion is not all about the brand new – in fact, the new “new” is now the “old.” With concerns for the environment and many of us keen to save pennies, seeking out some special second-hand items can tick many of our boxes. Opting for pre-loved rather than never-worn can also result in […]

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