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Banks, building societies and other institutions provide great modelling opportunities

When most of us think of modelling we envisage long, leggy models striding down catwalks or polished individuals posing on the pages of glossy magazines, but, in all honesty, this reflects just a tiny percentage of the modelling work that is out there! While most modelling work might seem a lot less glamorous on the […]

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Heathrow

Several of our model’s careers really “took off” when they were centre stage at the UK’s busiest airport – and one of the busiest in the world! The action took place at Heathrow, where it was all systems go to star in a campaign tempting travellers to book their flight tickets at the airport. And […]

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Louise Brown: Start-Up Bridal Brand

Our four junior models shone in a unique bridal assignment for Louise Brown… Tying the knot hasn’t slowed down and with the changing world, diverse marriages are now being embraced and celebrated. Love has no boundaries and a start-up bridal brand, Louise Brown, has tapped into this market for romantic modern yet traditional brides and […]

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Cancer Research UK

One of the most rewarding aspects of commercial modelling is working with worthy causes to help get their message out there to the whole country.  Cancer Research UK reached out to us to provide them with two female models for their important London campaign. As the largest independent research organisation in the world dedicated to […]

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First modelling assignment for this lucky four..

Whatever the assignment we send our models out on, it is always essential to ensure the whole booking runs smoothly and that they feel well supported, so when a model works for us for the very first time, we are especially attentive as we understand the whole experience might be new to them – and […]

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HM Coastguard

Raising Coastal Safety Awareness with our Commercial Model It is unbelievable to think that it has been 200 years since HM Coastguard was established. They have been saving lives at sea and the coast ever since, no matter how testing or ferocious the waters have been. More than 3,500 volunteers help with the running of […]

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Mulberry

We’re no strangers to working with high-end clients, and this assignment only proves the point further. When photographer Matthew Donaldson approached us looking for the ideal starpet to photograph for the latest Mulberry campaign, we immediately thought of Puddin – an adorable long-haired rabbit. Puddin needed to be a certain size, shape and look. Fortunately, […]

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Morrisons – Mother’s Day Campaign

On UK calendars, Sunday 27th March marks two events that are sure to put a smile on faces throughout the country. Not only is the last Sunday this month the start of British Summer Time, it’s also Mother’s Day – what’s better than a celebration than a double celebration? Mother’s Day is a special day […]

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Gtech: The Lowdown on Our Star Pet Model

Models Direct have worked with prestigious brands, masters of their industry and pioneers who are changing the world as we know it. Gtech is one of those remarkable brands that are doing just this. With their innovative home and lifestyle products and of course, their world’s first cordless power sweeper, we were thrilled when they […]

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Major clients and interesting assignments – even experienced models still get excited!

At Models Direct, we love hearing how our models got on during their assignment.. Not only do we follow up with them afterwards, but we also ask them to give us their feedback of their experience as this helps us and our clients to gain a full picture of how each and every job went. […]

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Modelling – where anything is possible, and the work is varied

There are very few jobs where the work you undertake is as diverse as it is in the modelling industry – and very few where you could end up doing almost anything! Think about it, modelling reflects the real world and therefore models could be asked to replicate almost anything any of us might be […]

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Orangebox: Modelling with Contemporary Furniture

Firing up the laptop, scribbling notes down and doing a few cheeky swings on the chair surrounded by contemporary workplace furniture sounds like a relaxing day at the office. What about being enclosed in your very own private cubicle with lots of light and ample space to carry out your work? Oh, and not to […]

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Kutchenhaus Kitchens

It’s never been more important to create an environment that evokes calm, peace and happiness in a world that has been turned on its head… Our ongoing search for inner peace starts right at our doorstep and into our homes. It can be a place to spend quality time, enjoy positive emotions and build lifelong […]

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Oxygen Electric Bikes Ltd: Signature Experience in the Peak District

There’s a glorious part of the UK that many of us flock towards due to the sheer pleasure of the scenic views and beautiful walks (particularly during these recently fractured years). Having been there myself many times, it boasts abundant trails of natural treasures, fresh air and gives you the space and time to reflect, […]

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Intelligent Fingerprinting

Ah, Covid. Will you ever end? Sometimes, you have to look at the positives when things don’t seem as rosy as they should. That’s exactly what two of our junior models did recently, after they were booked for a photo shoot in Norwich. Siblings Beau and Lennox faced the Covid crisis head-on when medical company […]

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SodaStream

Two icons from different worlds mixed recently to create one of the bubbliest campaigns yet… SodaStream is a unique brand remembered – and used – by millions. The concept – carbonation machines so consumers can make their own fizzy drinks at home – took off since it was launched in the early 1900s, and has […]

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University of Kent

Wedding bells are ringing and our bridal modelling division is involved in exciting projects. Read on…  The pandemic didn’t stop us from taking our vows. Couples held on tight to the rope of love and made sure they tied the knot as soon as restrictions were lifted. Now that we’re all in a better position […]

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Servomex

It was all systems go in Bournemouth when three of our male models were thrust into the limelight for an exciting photographic booking. “Systems” being the operative word, as our male trio were working for Servomex – a large company specialising in manufacturing and management systems. As commercial modelling goes, this was a prime example […]

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Petlab Co.

As well as beloved members of the family, pets are wonderful marketing tools. They are regularly used in TV commercials and in printed media, tugging at our heartstrings and carrying more emotional benefit than a casual observer might give them credit for. Pets are important in a lot of people’s lives – for companionship, learning, […]

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Seen on the small screen – junior modelling for the BBC

It doesn’t get more exciting than seeing your little ones appear on TV – and who better to work for than the BBC! Over the years, we at Models Direct have undertaken a range of assignments for the BBC and some of those have included putting youngsters forward for child modelling jobs. The BBC branches […]

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Rest, relaxation and a great modelling opportunity with Sleephub

It’s not on every modelling assignment that you get to hop into bed and close your eyes for a few moments! But this is exactly what happened when our models Imogen and Khaled took part in a day’s filming for a commercial crowdfunding video to promote a new portable sleep aid device. Sleephub is a […]

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Urban Space Cardiff

Four of our models recently took a trip to the Welsh capital for an ultra stylish assignment… Urban Space are industry leaders in serviced spaces, which comprises offices, apartments and accommodation for construction workers. Short-stay apartments were particularly well-received during the pandemic, as residents could feel safer in these self-contained spaces than in the more […]

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P448®

Viva Italia!  This blog comes with a certain panache. As the Italians might say, “Bravissimo!” Why the Italian vernacular? Well, three of our talented models recently gained experience in front of the camera to shoot video content and still photos for one of the up-and-coming Italian fashion brands. Italian, you say? Are they really? To […]

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Castrol: Green Screen Acting with Our Male Models

Some of Models Direct’s clients are pioneers and forward-thinkers in their line of business. Castrol is one of them. They provide liquid engineering at its very best where their products extend to the world’s constant demands for oils, fluids and lubricants through sustainability, mobility and digitisation.  Sounds interesting, right? So, it was only natural that […]

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Seen on the small screen – junior modelling for the BBC

It doesn’t get more exciting than seeing your little ones appear on TV – and who better to work for than the BBC! Over the years, we at Models Direct have undertaken a range of assignments for the BBC and some of those have included putting youngsters forward for child modelling jobs. The BBC branches […]

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Stepping it up a gear – modelling for Ford

One of the many great appeals of modelling is that every day is different! No two assignments are ever the same and every job brings new experiences and involves meeting new people. At Models Direct we pride ourselves on the incredible variety of modelling assignments we send our models of all types on. As an […]

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Behind the scenes at Furniture Village

Meet Jason, he is one of our models and these images of him were taken behind the scenes on a photo shoot for Furniture Village. As viewers, by the time we watch an advert or promotional film for a big name brand it usually looks seamless – after all the aim is to make it […]

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NHS Professionals

What can we say about our National Health Service? Ever since it was instigated in 1948, our NHS has coped with highs and lows, selflessly treating the great British public with the efficiency and expertise that has become synonymous with this great institution. With well over 1.3 million employees, our NHS is one of the […]

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TyreSafe

It’s always pleasing to put models forward for jobs which raise awareness and can help save lives. TyreSafe is a perfect example of an organisation needing conscientious models to get an important message across to all of the UK’s motorists. This commercial modelling assignment required two families to pose for stills and participate in filming […]

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Commercial modelling is fun, lucrative and sometimes for a very worthwhile cause

There is so much more to commercial modelling that many people realise. As well as being a great way to earn money and an enjoyable pastime, it can also be the beginning of an exciting new career and sometimes also extremely important in itself. Over the many years Models Direct has been working with major […]

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Dewhirst – Our male models show how it’s done

It was fashion all the way when five of our male models collaborated with a  top creative agency in the capital recently. Our quintet of models worked with Spread Creative to get the very best stills for Dewhirst – a respectable clothing supplier with a rich history. Dewhirst’s history can be conveyed with a simple […]

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Next: Junior Modelling for their AW Catalogue

Next is one of the high street’s favourites when it comes to buying clothing, footwear and home products. They’re at the top with sales and quality of their products with competitive prices particularly when they do their sales.  The British multinational company approached our modelling agency, Models Direct, looking for child models to pose for […]

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Penhaligon’s

Our promotional models take modelling to another level with Penhaligon’s. Penhaligon’s is a timeless British perfumer founded in the late 1860s by William Henry Penhaligon’s. With their gorgeous luxury scents filling the air with rustic charm and sweet fragrances for many years, they have established a strong presence in the perfume market. Fun fact: Did […]

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From Tesco to Pampers, it’s boom time for baby models

They may be tiny, but babies certainly make a lot of noise – and nowhere more so than in the world of modelling… The demand for tots is endless, with clients ranging from major supermarket, fashion and children’s brands to lesser-known names seeking bouncing, bundles of joy. Models Direct always has a stream of client […]

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Matalan

Oh, to be a model and get a phone call informing you that you’ve been given the “thumbs up” for a two day modelling assignment trying on clothes. Trying on clothes! That’s what a lot of shoppers love to do each day on busy high streets in the UK and models get paid handsomely for […]

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Branding Shoot with Aspect – Aberdeen’s Strategic Communications Agency

Wowing the industry with Models Direct’s male commercial models.  Aspect is firing up communication by creating a unique platform to deliver their expert strategic communication consultancy for clients looking to get ahead of the pack. In sectors from technology, energy and life sciences through to academia, professional services and financial services, Aspect’s clients’ trust and […]

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Ideal World TV – How Modelling Can Transform Your Life

Meet Neri – one of our plus-size models, whose life has completely changed since she joined Models Direct. Originally a care worker, she decided to take the plunge and to sign up with us as a model. Since then, not only has she fulfilled an array of female modelling assignments for us, but one of […]

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Transport for London Debuts New Campaign Starring Models Direct

We’ve done it again. Models Direct have helped advertise London to keep on moving with a new TfL campaign. Tuck in as we take you through how our models helped bring their modelling skills to the table and deliver TfL’s campaign to life.  Models Direct have worked with Transport for London (TfL) on several occasions […]

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Sumec UK

Our experienced male model Stephen recently grabbed his tool belt and set off to York for a three-day commercial shoot. Stereotypes aside – does this sound like the perfect assignment for a male model? We can’t be sure, but what we do know is that Stephen revelled  in his modelling role over the three days. […]

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Kate Barton – The Beauty of Modelling for Boutique Brands

From small local bookings to major international shoots – and everything in between – Models Direct supplies models for all sorts of assignments. And that is one of the many things we love about our work! While we enjoy the prestige of sending our models to big name clients with global presences, we also like […]

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Camping & Caravanning – Modelling as a Couple

Stephen and Liz Campbell are used to being together – after all they are a married couple! But now the attractive pair are hoping the time they spend together might spill over into their working – as well as their leisure – hours a little more often. Stephen and Liz were recently put forward by […]

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Electrolux – Keeping Modelling in the Family

Spending quality family time together always cements relationships, but what if you could also occasionally work alongside your nearest and dearest? The Karlsen family have been working together for some time now and have taken on a broad variety of assignments for Models Direct. Mum Kristina is a successful lifestyle model in her own right, […]

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Greene King

Talk about an uplifting modelling assignment… Four of our models were recently asked to pose as a group of pub diners for Greene King’s new pub menu. This booking surely gives the UK hope, as the hospitality industry looks set to return to normality, welcoming customers back in the near future without any restrictions. Things […]

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ASE Corporate Eyecare

Models should always be looking for different ways to use their talents in modelling assignments. Some know that certain physical characteristics are better suited than others, and models shouldn’t just concentrate on one single feature. How many models have perfect hands or incredible hair perfect for a number of our clients, only to focus on […]

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Morrisons

What better way to forget about the doom and gloom of lockdown than working for a nationwide company on behalf of a top London agency? That’s exactly what the Semedo family did – keeping within their social bubble remit and putting their skills to good use in paid work. Who said lockdown should mean a […]

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Summer – time to refresh your ePortfolio!

Sometimes you just have to take a long, hard look at something before realising it’s time for an update… We’ve all been there, haven’t we? How long has that dress been on the hanger, collecting more dust than a Dyson? Perhaps you’ve been thinking about buying some new socks for months, only to persevere with […]

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Just You: Modelling for Solo Travellers and Adventurers

For those who love to travel independently, Just You is the perfect solution for solo holidays escorted tours. Models Direct were so pleased to join forces with the holiday company that has been running successfully for over 15 years when they requested for us to bring our talent to the forefront of their marketing campaign.  […]

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Santander

When one of the most trusted banks in the world needed models for their pension scheme promotion, they instantly called Models Direct HQ for the best possible talent. And did we deliver? Did we ever! We love placing both aspiring and established models with our vast range of clients, whether they’re a new local business, […]

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Local & International Assignments

Though Models Direct excel at arranging bookings anywhere in the UK – or, for that matter, around the world – there’s something so pleasing about keeping it local. And that’s exactly what we did when electrical retailer Snellings requested three adult models to pose for stills to promote their range of electrical products. Situated in […]

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Start-Rite Shoes

Models often take tiny steps to becoming stars in the industry, and there’s no better example than when two of our budding models – Albie and Cash – we asked to pose for the latest collection of children’s shoes by Start-Rite. From casual canvas to making an impression at school with pristine leather footwear, Start-Rite […]

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How to become a social media influencer – steps to success

Being active on social media can certainly boost the career of any male or female model, but what are the top tips to achieving success? Many of those we represent at Models Direct have a strong presence on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and other new and emerging social media platforms. Increasingly, our clients enjoy seeing […]

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Starpets feature in campaign for Coco&Eve

Having good skincare and hair products is becoming more important where many of us are now turning to nature to nourish our skin and hair. We are directing ourselves by using artisanal treatments that not only enrich our outside but also our inside. Naturally, Models Direct were thrilled when Coco & Eve, an award winning […]

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Smart working solutions – modelling for Smartdeskers

The world of the workplace was already changing before the pandemic hit – now it is calling for more flexible solutions than ever! Many more of us are now working from home or in a hybrid arrangement, with some time spent at the office and some at the kitchen table. Hot desking and co-working spaces […]

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Modelling Terms Made Easy

In this blog, Models Direct would like to concentrate on some terms used in the industry – particularly those of importance to models and actors. We’ll then move on to three crucial questions models often ask, namely:  1. What is the chief role of a modelling agency? 2. How do clients select the “face” for […]

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Window France: Connecting Our Mature Model with a Revolutionary Company

Taking commercial modelling to another level with Window France. Models Direct entered the world of Window France, a company specialising in bespoke mannequins that are personalised creations produced for many leading designers and fashion brands. Based in the south of France, Nice, the company is leading the way forward for innovative mannequins being created in […]

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Smart, Diverse Modelling – With Hive

Hive is one of the biggest names in the home connectivity business and Models Direct is thrilled to name it among its many well-known clients. Not only that, but our agency is also proud of its long and strong record in promoting models of diversity. We firmly believe that anyone has the right to put […]

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Healthcare & NHS Assignments with Models Direct

Modelling doesn’t always entail strutting down the catwalk and being the centre of attention. It expands to something greater than just capturing something that looks picture-perfect with a model who has to die for gorgeous looks and figure.  Models Direct have had some incredible projects our talented models have worked on throughout our 30 years […]

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What makes Models Direct different??

As a long-standing, fully regulated modelling agency, Models Direct not only stands out as an agent models can trust but also one with a wealth of crucial experience. Our decades of experience in the industry mean we have a long and substantial list of high calibre, well-known names among our clients. Those contacting us to […]

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International Travel Assignments…Up and Away With Models Direct

Models Direct – coming to an airport near you! UK staycations were the big trend during the ease of the lockdown last year (a term many of us were frantically typing into our search bars).  Now we’re seeing the rise of jet setters as our lockdown is beginning to relax again. Travelling around the world […]

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Getting to know The Avid Seamstress with Models Direct

As one of the top UK modelling agencies, we have a varied amount of clients who come to us (Models Direct) requesting our professional models. We had The Avid Seamstress, a London based sewing pattern company committed to supporting makers who enjoy the art of sewing, come to us for a female model who could […]

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Modelling during lockdown – going ahead despite the difficulties

There is light at the end of the long tunnel we have all been stuck in this past year – and certainly it can’t come quickly enough for all of us, including those in the modelling world. Despite the difficulties, however, at Models Direct we kept going wherever possible, ensuring the utmost safety of our […]

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Models Direct Launching New Brands

Startup companies/brands are game-changers in the world of business. They offer lots of perks for their workforce like solid collaboration between the workforce hierarchies, competitive salaries, excellent work-life balance – the list is comprehensive. We have had lots of startups approach our modelling agency, Models Direct, over the past 30 years of our presence in […]

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Raising the bar – modelling for Badger Beers

Cheers! Here’s to a winning campaign for Badger Beers! Two of our models, Chloe and Chris, took part in a shoot for the Dorset tipple and by all accounts the assignment was a great success. Badger Beers are brewed in Bournemouth and have a long history in the world of craft brewing, reaching right back […]

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The Clementine – for top model dogs

Out of all our lovely clients, The Clementine is rather unique. You see, it’s a high-spec, all British made, luxurious dog brand, selling miscellaneous accessories for our four-legged friends such as leads, collars, jumpers, dog carriers and stationery. Think of it as the Louis Vuitton of the canine world. When it comes to pampering pets, […]

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Modelling for luxury brands

Sleep.London is a new range of products designed to give users the best possible night’s sleep. It was launched by Pro Blo Group (who specialise in hair styling products) when Founder Rebecca McCann became determined to offer customers the very best in nightwear, eye masks and pillows. Masks have been the essential accessory lately for […]

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Keep on Moving with TFL’s Active Travel Campaign

Commit to be fit with TfL’s new campaign  COVID-19 has changed the way we live, the way we work and travel. Transport for London (TfL) recognise the change the virus has made on travel so they have come up with some practical tools to help businesses encourage their workforce to pick active travel options (hence […]

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The Sky’s the limit for these models..

Thinking about travelling abroad when lockdown finally ends? If so, this report on an exciting Models Direct campaign will have you checking your luggage and renewing your passport before you can say “bon voyage”. We hope that your travel plans will become a reality sooner rather than later, although at the time of writing, who […]

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SLEEP London X Pro Blo – Taking Special Care of our Models

At Models Direct, we understand the importance of looking after our models, and never has this been more important that during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our models Abinaya and Clavel accepted an assignment for Pro Blo’s new SLEEP London X brand, where they each had to take on the role of a woman returning home after […]

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Bridal Modelling Success with Models Direct

You’d think that wedding dreams had been shattered because of the pandemic, but this certainly hasn’t been the case. Wedding bells are still ringing and couples have been taking their vows in alternative ways, declaring their love and commitment despite these unprecedented times.  As a result, bridal modelling has not experienced any dips or sudden […]

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Sleep Like a Baby with Purflo: Baby Modelling with Models Direct

Purflo is a well-established baby safe sleep brand which came into being in 1997 dedicated to creating cleaner, safer and healthier sleeping environments for babies. So when the company requested a baby model for marketing their newborn products, we were delighted to put forward a selection of baby models forward and little Sienna was selected. […]

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Life Changing Opportunities with Models Direct

One of the best (and sometimes unexpected) perks about being a model for Models Direct is the sheer range of work. The diversity of modelling opportunities is due to several factors, the main ones being: Our experienced booking team, and their rapport with our clients. Our extensive list of clients who continually choose us as […]

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A day at the races – family modelling at Newbury Racecourse

And they’re off! A selection of models from Models Direct took part in a lively shoot at Newbury Racecourse and soon found they were firm favourites with the clients. The Karlsen family, together with models Gavin, AJ and Jasmine, were integral to the commercial assignment to promote the hosting of events at the venue. Dressed […]

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Modelling for Barclays

All companies need to be on the pulse of modern marketing campaigns, and one of the biggest clients on our books recently asked us to help them do exactly that. We’ve provided models for Barclays PLC before, so when the illustrious company required seven adult models for their new social media campaigns, we knew precisely […]

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RSPCA Assured

Here at Models Direct, we’re often asked to be involved with charities and other good causes. We jump at the chance to supply models for registered certifications and their third parties, because it means we help them spread their message throughout the nation. One of these causes that continue their good work is RSPCA Assured […]

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Commercial Advertising for Tipi’s Rental Revolution

For the rental rebellions who want a contemporary, lively and smart place to live in London, Wembley Park’s neighbourhood boasts seven apartment buildings all belonging to Tipi. Each with their individuality and take on the stylish renter, Tipi’s team are on a mission to make their renters happy and love living in the capital. With […]

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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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