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

 

17th Mar 2020 — 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…”

 

13th Mar 2020 — 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

 

12th Mar 2020 — 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

 

12th Mar 2020 — 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

 

11th Mar 2020 — 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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Mother’s Day – This Year Organise Something Completely Different

 

10th Mar 2020 — Mother’s Day is fast approaching and it’s easy to just grab a card and bunch of flowers when you are busy. But this year, why not think out of the box when it comes to treating your mum on March 22? It can be difficult to find space to organise something when you are rushing […]

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Hair to stay

 

9th Mar 2020 — Let your hair be the star of the show Just like the fashion industry, hair trends constantly evolve. This can work to a model’s advantage, as hairstyles can be changed in a couple of hours to suit client’s requirements. Whereas catwalk fashion displays a designer’s quirky tastes that may not hit the high streets, hair […]

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4 Instagram Teen Models You Should be Following in 2020

 

6th Mar 2020 — We love Instagram; its a great way to promote yourself and keep on trend. Here’s a quick round up of Insta teen models 1, Han Hyun Min Check him on Instagram: @h_h_m0519 Age: 18 Followers: 162K Occupation: Model About Han: This teen model hunk was discovered in 2016 by a modelling agency via Instagram. At […]

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Top 4 Spring/Summer 2020 Men’s Fashion Trends to Check Out

 

4th Mar 2020 — Guys, you didn’t think we’d forget about you, did you? Hey, we’re not that thoughtless! Models Direct have been focusing on the men’s trends just as much as the women’s that were hitting the Fashion Weeks catwalk back in September 2019. We’ve seen funky themes rocking the scene and are on the shelves and streets […]

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Top Picks for Pics – Great Backdrop Locations

 

3rd Mar 2020 — Keen photographers and anyone involved in fashion modelling will always be on the lookout for outstanding locations in which to take a few snaps. The good news is that Britain has a plethora of places to consider, whether you are looking for backdrops that are dramatic and colourful or edgy and interesting. Parents with baby […]

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How to keep fit and healthy on a busy schedule

 

2nd Mar 2020 — Working long days within the week, going out Saturday and relaxing on the Sunday… with all this going on, how would you have time to go to the gym 5 times a week and cook healthy meals every breakfast, lunch and dinner??  I have learnt that having a good routine is the best thing when […]

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The morning of your first modelling job

 

28th Feb 2020 — It can be scary going on your first photoshoot/modelling job, but don’t let your nerves get the better of you… be you and you’ll be incredible. So, it’s the morning of your first modelling job. Make sure you get up nice and early so you have plenty of time to prepare and get to the […]

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A modelling tail

 

27th Feb 2020 — How your pet can become a model When it comes to modelling, animals have a lot in common with children. Both require special treatment, and both can be unpredictable. That said, there are plenty of modelling jobs for the right candidate, so if you think your pet* has got what it takes to be “top […]

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Top 3 Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Trends: Fashion Models Must-Haves

 

26th Feb 2020 — When it comes to modelling, fashion plays a big role in presenting your best self perfectly in tune with the current trends. Whether you’re getting yourself ready for your busy day ahead for school, college, uni, work or even a modelling assignment (because that’s what we love having a chat about here at Models Direct) […]

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Spring forward!

 

21st Feb 2020 — The season is changing…and so is the fashion Fashion trends change with clockwork regularity, and this spring is no exception. Catwalks may give clues to the season’s latest craze, but many offer impractical options which are over budget. Let Models Direct take you on a snapshot tour of some of this season’s must-be-seen-in fashion items. […]

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Would your little one succeed as a model?

 

21st Feb 2020 — Permission granted to put on your rose-tinted spectacles! Most parents believe their chubby-cheeked cherubs would shine in front of a camera…and maybe they would. After all, your baby or toddler looks adorable and is a little darling. Tantrums are rare and for the most part they are exceptionally well behaved. You’ve been thinking about a […]

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When is an “agency” not an agency?

 

20th Feb 2020 — Of the many unsavoury words in existence, “unscrupulous” may well be one of the most unpleasant. As most of you know, the word refers to a lack of doing what is fair, honest, or morally right. But let’s not start off on the wrong foot; the vast majority of agencies are legitimate and highly respected […]

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On the Move – How Much Exercise Should We Be Taking?

 

19th Feb 2020 — Half an hour of moderate exercise three times a week or an hour of vigorous activity twice a week? Most of us are only too aware we should be exercising far more than we do – but we have little or no idea of exactly how much that should be. The good news, according to […]

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Top Five Reasons to Declutter

 

18th Feb 2020 — Spring will soon be in the air and many of us will start thinking about cleaning our homes from top to bottom, redecorating or simply just going through our cupboards and wardrobes. What better time, therefore, than now to start decluttering? Those either already involved in clothing modelling or another area of fashion modelling could […]

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Jumpstart a Career in the Catalogue Modelling Industry

 

17th Feb 2020 — Now that our technological world has positively seeped into our devices, catalogue modelling has gone up a notch too. We have our favourite brands presented in traditional printed catalogues as well as in digital form at our very fingertips. Yay! Our nifty smartphones, tablets and laptops expose us to online catalogue modelling. This means that […]

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Gain Exposure with Our Plus-Size Male Model Agency

 

12th Feb 2020 — Want to embrace a new adventure, good lookin’ fellas?! Do you know you could apply to be a model? No? We thought as much!  Models Direct embrace people of all ages, shapes and sizes. You couldn’t ask for more from a modelling agency, right? So, we’re on the same page then! Great, let’s make a […]

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The Lowdown on Face Modelling

 

11th Feb 2020 — Face modelling is an area of the modelling arena that uses ONLY someone’s face to market and showcase a brand’s message (…so there’s no need to worry about the body then!)  We know that someone’s face instantly draws us in when we are making a connection with them. With the saying that “eyes are the […]

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Models who made it to the big screen

 

11th Feb 2020 — Everyone has a dream, and models are no different. A lot of models start out with expectations of TV work, with a few having aspirations of parading down a glitzy catwalk in Milan, New York or Paris. For others, the dream is appearing in films. Acting is a superb opportunity for models, because whilst the […]

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Furry friends on screen

 

10th Feb 2020 — “Ahhh! Isn’t he cute?” From lovable pooches to mischievous feathered friends, there’s no denying that animals often steal the show on screen. Whether featuring in memorable TV adverts or sharing the limelight with Hollywood “A-listers”, animals are the real stars. Here at Models Direct, we take a look at some notable furry appearances throughout the […]

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Calling All Twin Baby Models!

 

7th Feb 2020 — Mums and dads; we know your tiny superstars are cooing away and looking ever so adorable. So, maybe it’s time your twin-tastic bundle of joy join our long-standing modelling agency, running for the past 30 years (instead of just being snapped and left on your phone’s camera roll!) There’s no doubt that baby twins are […]

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All Heart – It’s Not Long Until Valentine’s Day

 

7th Feb 2020 — The middle of February is fast approaching and it is time for a heart-to-heart. Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it and with it comes enough glitzy gifts, colourful cards and exciting experience opportunities to make your heart soar. Love-themed fashion items and accessories are already appearing in shops, online and on the […]

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Think About Eating Well – Try Five-A-Day February

 

7th Feb 2020 — You have heard of Dry January, well what about Five-A-Day February? Many of us get the new year off to a good start with resolutions about getting fit, taking more exercise and eating better. But it is all too easy for our good intentions to go awry – so, this February, why not make a […]

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Be the best you in 2020!

 

7th Feb 2020 — Looking to become the next big thing? Want to be the next aspiring model? Models Direct is one of the UK’s leading modelling agency and we can help you achieve your dream of becoming a fashion or commercial model. We are a team of enthusiastic and hard working people, who will find you work best […]

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We Are Part of the Plus Size Modelling Revolution

 

7th Feb 2020 — …because Modelling has no size restriction We love the term “diversity” because we understand it’s part of truly representing the population. The modelling and fashion industries are now including plus-size models in their shows and campaigns opening the doors to models of all shapes and sizes – woo hoo! Here at Models Direct, we want […]

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Night before the big shoot

 

7th Feb 2020 — So you’ve been hired for a photo shoot, brilliant! But how do you prepare for it? Here are some tips that I found useful. Spa day at home This is making sure you are clean and fresh, ready for your model shoot. I find getting into the bath with plenty of bubbles, vanilla scented candles […]

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Going the distance

 

7th Feb 2020 — Tips for models travelling overseas You’ve secured a modelling assignment, checked the necessary details and you’re confident the job will be a success. So far, so good. Whilst most models have checklists to assist in their preparation, working abroad can be daunting. In fact, many top professionals take extra precautions. Forget “Lights, Camera… Action”. Let […]

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Could Your Dog Be the Next ‘Star Pet’ in the Modelling Industry?

 

7th Feb 2020 — Do you have a seriously fashionable dog but not sure what to do? Our furry canine friends are fantastic to be around and have in our lives. Once they are a part of our family, we couldn’t imagine life without them. Dogs know how to pull at our heart’s strings and make us feel good. […]

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A Bolt From the Blue – The Colour of 2020

 

7th Feb 2020 — Cool, calm and quietly confident, beautiful blue is taking centre stage as the must-have colour for 2020. Whether you choose to wear it, accessorise with it or even decorate you home in it, deep blue is highly likely to be one of your key colours of choice this year. Classic Blue has been selected by […]

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