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The Seven Good Habits Women’s Fashion Model Professional Own

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The women’s fashion industry is a highly charged and competitive market and for models to succeed in it, they need to treat it just as professionally as anyone would a career. While this may go without saying, many people may still view the lifestyle and career of a model in women’s fashion magazines as ‘easy’ or ‘simple’ but this is simply not the case. Models have, in some ways, a twenty-four hour job simply because their career is a lifestyle and they can never stop working. While you or I may clock off at five and forget everything in the office, a model has to watch what she eats, how she trains, who she socialises with and even what she is seen wearing constantly.

A Stressful Lifestyle

These factors contribute to make their lives and careers quite stressful. Imagine it’s a hot day but your brief requires you wear a women’s fashion blazer in the sun for a shoot; that’s harder than it sounds. However, it’s easy to see why some models succeed where other fail; certain good habits and characteristics are seen time and time again in models that do well in the women’s fashion industry and shops don’t sell those habits off the shelves:

The Seven Habits

  • These ladies have to learn through experience these characteristics and earnestly own them if they wish to succeed; let’s take a look at a few. So you may be thinking, “How difficult can it be to simply stand in good looking clothes having photos taken of yourself?” It takes experience, flexibility and smarts to take direction from photographers and give them what they see for the shoot. Websites in women’s fashion offer some advice, which needs to be taken seriously.
  • Something that takes a while to train is self-confidence but it’s absolutely essential for a successful modelling career. Every human comes with their fair share of insecurities and training yourself to get rid of those, or even better own them, is no simple task.
  • Being the face of women’s fashion brands mean you’ll have to travel a lot so being a model is something one needs to have wanderlust for; if you find yourself too tied down by location, family or friends, you potential for success is unfortunately limited.
  • A model’s life is hectic with shoots any given day, so organizational skills are absolutely essential and the best models don’t leave this to their agents alone to organize. Getting to a shoot on time takes great managerial skill.
  • We tend to forget that models don’t suddenly appear on set wearing women’s fashion coats; they need to be up early and on the move constantly. As such, a healthy body is incredibly important and enough enthusiasm to keep fatigue at bay.
  • Aside from enthusiasm for the job, determination to grow and progress in their careers is also what sets amateur models apart from professional ones. Setting goals becomes as important as in any career for models.
  • Finally a healthy body requires a healthy mind and lifestyle; saying no to peer pressure from illicit substances, alcohol as an example, is absolutely key to the success of a women’s fashion model. These seven good habits are what need to be possessed by any model worth their weight in success.

Eugene Calvini is a writer and fashion pundit just as familiar with the aesthetic needs of womens jackets as he is with the tailoring needs of men’s shirts; he enjoys sharing fashion stories with the internet.

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