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Questions??? Do you have questions?
“Do I have any say over which clothes I want to wear in a fashion show?”
“Which agencies are looking for my body type?”
“What are the mistakes most models make at the start of their career?”
“How can I tell which people I can trust in the modeling industry?”
“Are there any type of rules or guidelines I can follow to ensure a successful journey?”
Nothing is guaranteed in this world however, it would be nice to have insider help in your lifetime. Whether you’re a beginner, experienced model or a parent searching for industry guidance to help your child pursue a modeling career, there is a lot of information you need to know. If you lack that information on what to do next or misunderstand various situations and issues which come with the territory, you could end up very discouraged.
What you need is an insider’s look from experts in the business who have witnessed what goes on in the industry. You need to know how to spot various situations and issues in an instant. Every time a situation arises and you’re not sure what to do, bells should go off in your head. They should go off because you’ve read this book which will reveal 108 clues that you should know to get in or out of many situations and allow you to make an intelligent decisions about your career.
Your expert/modelologist, Belinda Trotter-James has been in the fashion industry since 1974 looking in, out, around and through the doors to obtain a holistic perspective and investigate why this industry operates in ways that are tricky to navigate for the average model. In an ever changing terrain of people, places and unspoken rules, Belinda put together 108 key rules that will have you seeing not with your eyes but with your gut instincts. You don’t have to take her word for it. Just read the book, apply the rules and see the manifestation for yourself.
There are 108 rules written in bite size pieces so that you can remember them easily. It gives you a crash course in all the key areas of the industry: photo shoot rules, your look, building and losing personal and industry relationships, model skills, business rules, selling yourself through technology and key goals to reach.
You don’t have to read this book as if it were a novel. Just dive in on any targeted area for guidance. Each area will help you to…1. Recognize various situations and know how to deal with them. 2. Know the fundamentals of the industry when it comes to who, what, where, when and how. This book will answer the questions that you didn’t know you had to ask. 3. Avoid or be aware of common mistakes, pitfalls and detours that could turn into major headaches which can make you lose hope.
The next time you’re in a photo shoot and run out of poses…. Need ideas on where to find model castings… Not sure if an agency can help your career move forward or if a designer is using you for something other than a fitting… Or you just don’t want to look stupid because no one taught you what to do… Kiss those thoughts goodbye!
For first hand, reliable and trustworthy answers to real life model industry situations, this is the book you can depend on to get you through the storms we call life. It’s a straight talk, no fluff book packed with information and guidance you can use now. You will never look at the world the same way again after reading this book. There is no coincidence that you found this book at this time in your career. You asked for help and here it is. May your journey be full of excitement and adventure!