Over recent years and especially now Male modelling has become of the most lucrative segments in modelling, they are in huge demand and work is offered throughout fashion, skin care and products.
There are many areas within the Male modelling industry so the doors are open to a variety of male models, all ages, shapes and looks are considered.
Some areas of modelling have requirements such as High fashion and Catwalk, you would need to be a model of a certain look and meet height standards of between 5’11 – 6’2
Below are the areas of modelling Male models can go into:
- Fashion models (Clothing).
- High fashion models (Designer Clothing).
- Editorial (Magazines)
- Runway (Catwalk mostly for designers).
- Commercial (Adverts i.e. razor blades or health insurance).
- Catalogue (Online and mail order.)
- Promotional (Live male modeling work i.e. a trade show).
- Extras (For TV and film).
To be taken seriously in this industry you portfolio is must, any model needs this important tool to gain work and a reputation. So make sure the images you include are of a high standard, this is the first thing potential employers see before meeting you, so first impressions count. Show diversity as every client wants to see you can adapt to different visions. Also always get a model release form signed by a photographer this enables you to use photos as you wish.
If you are serious about becoming a male model and want the best shot at it then look at the below sites, they have all the info you need and are a great support when entering this daunting industry.