5 Reasons Why A Models Location is Important

  • Amy Bebbington
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A models location is vital to their success as their residence can determine how a hopefuls career will play out. The modelling industry thrives in a city that is heavily influenced by fashion and style; a location that is bustling with energy and life attracts creatives and innovators of art. Choosing your location depends on numerous factors that you must take into consideration if you wish to carve a successful career. Evaluate the following pointers to aid your decision of where is the best place to live.

Proximity to London

The capital is the centre of the modelling industry and where the majority of agencies and designers reside. It is important that you are in close proximity to London to be able to attend castings at a moments notice without too much trouble. The most obvious choice would be to inhabit the city to have the flexibility to accept as many opportunities as possible. Living further away could cause many problems as commuting to the big city will take time and restrict your chances.

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Relocation

Relocating is an important decision to truly consider as London can be an intimidating scary place for a young individual. Yes, you will be in a more promising position yet you must remain safe and cautious at all times. Do not rush into any decisions yet visit the capital frequently to gain a good feel for the city and where you would like to live. Stay with friends if possible and ask for advice to ensure that you are living in a safe area. At first moving to a new city can be lonely without family and friends yet with time you will meet new people and feel more at home yet you must be patient. Also, with the use of the Internet you will be able to stay in touch with relatives much easier.

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Funds

However, those who are drawn to the lights of the big city must find the funds to be able to survive with the high rent and bills to pay. Therefore, it will be part of a bigger plan rather than a spontaneous decision giving time to save as much as possible. It is an expensive lifestyle that requires for you to be careful with your money and maybe get a job outside of the modelling industry to fund your dream temporarily. Even if you choose to live outside of the city you will have to account for money on transportation and overnight accommodation, which could mount up to be a hefty figure.

Transportation

When deciding on your permanent location you must take in consideration of the transportation system surrounding the area. You must be able to travel to your destination quickly and promptly at all times, therefore, it is important to know that you can rely on the tubes or buses to arrive on time. Ensure that you know the timetable well and if there are any strikes or delays especially if you are commuting a far distance. Leave plenty of time to ensure that you do not make a bad first impression.

Personal

It must be your decision as to where you live to further your career. Do not be swayed by others and their thoughts as it is your life to live out as you wish. Do not move to a city or house unless you feel 100% comfortable with the decision as you need to feel safe and confident in the choice. Take others advice on board and listen carefully to then come to your own conclusion.

Does your location as model affect your success? We would love to hear your comments below……..

 

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Posted by Amy Bebbington

I express my love of fashion through writing, blogging and styling. My creative personality ensures that I produce unique and original work. I am a keen knitter and enthusiatic dancer.

  • Molly

    Hi, I’m 13. I have always been interesting in modelling but I don’t know whether I have what it takes. How could I find out?

    • zed kay services

      whats your height and wieght ??
      reply your all information to here

  • ameena hussain

    Hi I am interested in doing some modeling I am 5 ft 5 inch with a slim build my hips and bust is 32 and my waist is 27. I am a size 4 in shoes. I have big eyes and long asain hair

  • Samantha

    You can’t be a model if your short and 5ft something isn’t actually that short. I am 4ft something so I can’t be a model. Designers say they look like tall skinny people because they show off the clothes off nicely but they are also saying you only look good in the clothes if you look like the model advertising the clothing. They are discriminating to everyone who has a different body image to their models.

  • Sophie Warwick

    Im a 12 year old female turning 13 very soon and have always been interested in modelling…I’m just not sure if I’m the right size! I’m definelty not overweight, I’m an average healthy weight for my age but all models seem to be super skinny and I just don’t think I’d make that cut :s any ideas? Thankyou! 🙂

  • Naomi felix

    Am 20years old i have always been intrested in modelling, i don’t know if am qualified or not, am 5ft 5inch.

  • Chloe Connelly

    Hey there!

    My name is Chloe, I am about to turn 21 and I am 5’2 and the correct weight for my height. I am very interested in modelling but do not know where to start. If you could give me any tips or point me in the right direction, that would be much appreciated!

    Chloe

  • Cara

    Hello:) I’m 13 and i am 5’9 , I’ve always wanted to model since the day I got my first magazine .. I’m the right weight for my height but I don’t think I would be skinny enough, I exercise 5 times a week and I have a healthy diet, any tips??

  • Amelia Sturt

    Hey I’m 15 and 16 this year, I’m 5’4 and I’ve been looking around to be a model for a while I’m a size 6 and a 34D bust, I want to become a petite model, can I have some advice please.

  • Aimee

    Hi I’m 16 years old I’m 5ft 2 inches weigh 7.5 stone have a 34 dd bust but a small waist I am a size 3/4 in shoes I’m really interested in modelling but it would be petite modelling because of my height I eat really healthy 5 a day and work out at the gym any pointers or tips of how I can get into modelling? 🙂

  • Dominique Flores

    Hi I’m 14 years old,I’m 5 ft 7.5 in .Im a male and wanted to become a fashion model.Im very skinny with a feminine vital stats of 29-23-32.Im androgynous .I looked like a boy at the same time a girl.Could I really apply as a transvestite model like Andrija Pejik and walk for runways!?I know Andrija is 6 ft.

  • zee

    im 18,5″4 in height and body measurements are 30-23-36,5 not sure if I fit in the petite category