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Glamour Editorial


What Is Plus Size?

The modelling and fashion industries aren’t shy of controversy. Diversifying the runway hasn’t been without trial and error. Name brands commend themselves for including plus size women in their shows and campaigns. Yet the requirements for curve modelling still fail to represent a majority of plus-size women. Within the walls of the world of fashion, a size 10-12 is considered to be plus size. Meaning models such as Stefan... Read More
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How To Model With No Experience

Do you have dreams of becoming a model but have no idea how to get your foot in the door? Even the greatest supermodels all began modelling with no experience. Whether they were scouted or consistently rejected by agencies until they made their big break, every model worked from the ground up. Many jobs require some element of experience, yet how does an aspiring model gain experience if no one is willing to give them a chance? When there is a wil... Read More
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Ashley Graham
&
Paloma Elsesser
for V Magazine


How 10 Fantastic Plus-Size Models Found Their Fame


Not every plus-size model gets scouted at a shopping centre. Through their hard work these plus-size beauties have landed themselves in the limelight. Battling rejection and size discrimination these models prove that determination prevails!

By Natalie Dawson


La'Tecia Thomas

- MiLK Model Management

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#StyleHasNoSize
for Evans Campaign


Why Are Fashion Retailers Still Neglecting Plus Size Bodies?

When I was a teenager there was nothing I feared more than shopping. Party invitations were met with the knowledge that I'd have to venture out and find an outfit. A convoluted mixture of wanting to feel fashionable and wanting to fit in lead me to the local shopping centre. Their windows filled with gorgeous colour combinations and striking models drew me in, b... Read More
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Source:

Matthew Noszka for Reflex Magazine


Types of Male Modelling

Getting work as a male model can be considerably more difficult than it is for a female model. The demand for female models is exponentially higher resulting in less modelling divisions for men. Regardless, there are many types of male modelling for the aspiring model to pursue. Through research, dedication and understanding, navigating the industry waters can be done with ease.
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Allan Mogerema: Peace for Papua New Guinea

Allan Mogerema is an artist, Yoga instructor, and a Human Rights Defender from Papua New Guinea. In October 2019, we had the remarkable pleasure of photographing him at our Sydney studio. After his photo shoot Allan was kind enough to discuss his purposes behind creating a modelling portfolio. Allan's drive stems from a personal place of heartache. Allan aspires to reach a larger platform through modelling in order to share his story an... Read More
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Paolo Roldan

13 Male Models Who Prove That Bald Is Sexy

Research shows that 3 in 4 men have had to cope with receding hairlines and thinning hair before they turn 50. Yet despite the staggering statistics, most men portrayed in the media have thick hair—not a hint of balding in sight. The fashion industry doesn't fare any better. Almost all modelling agencies cite "a head full of hair" as one of the prerequisites to signing a male model.

We have compiled a li... Read More
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Bree Kish
for Quay


Are There Enough Jobs for Plus Size Models?

Jobs for plus size models are not as hard to come by as you may think. The industry is venturing out of the dark ages and is now seeing the exponential value in the curve market. More opportunity requires a need for more models. There are many avenues to pursue as a plus size model -- not all models are high-fashion and that's okay! The commercial division is the home for celebrating and sharin... Read More
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What is Boudoir Photography?

From seductive poses to what to expect in a boudoir photo shoot, we are here to answer all your questions about boudoir photography once and for all. By the end of this article, you will realise that boudoir photography is not as scary as you thought it would be. 

By Marcelyn Wijaya

What is Boudoir Photography?

Boudoir photography
treads the fine line between fashion portraits and glamour photography. The word boudoi... Read More
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The Best Posing Tips From Our Favourite Clients

Posing in front of the camera can be a nerve-wracking experience. It's easy to fall into the repetitive trap of the same movements and facial expressions. We reached out to some of our beloved male clients and asked them to share their posing tips. Each of them embrace and utilize different tools and methods to pull off the perfect pose. Modelling is about self branding and discovering what best works for you. It's time to get crea... Read More
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7 Things You Need to Bring to Your Boudoir Photo Shoot

Is this your very first
boudoir photo shoot
and you have no idea what to pack? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Boudoir photography is all about having fun and exploring your sensuality. Instead of worrying about the tiny little details like what you need to bring, we want you focused on enjoying yourself. Having a checklist of things you can prepare prior to the shoot will hopefully help ease your jitter... Read More
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Source:
Dior Spring/Summer 2019 Menswear


Mens Summer Fashion - Top 10 Trends for 2019

Summer is slowly approaching, but there is no need to scramble for new summer pieces for your wardrobe. If you want to keep up with the trends of 2019, here’s the ultimate guide to look and feel your best.

By Joyce Sung

1. Bucket Hats

Bucket hats were first introduced around 1900s for fishermen as protection from the rain.


They bec... Read More
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All About Male Fashion With Our Stylish Clients

Male fashion is incredibly versatile. It can be unapologetically ostentatious or clean, classy and simple. There are no rules when it comes to style as it is a reflection of yourself and your unique personality. We asked some of our awesome clients to share their fashion do's and fashion don'ts. All of them work with similar guidelines, but incorporate their own flare to create a custom look. Learn from the best before you redesign... Read More
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Source:
xonecole


Role Model of the Moment: Broderick Hunter

Broderick Hunter isn't afraid to tell it like it is. A major model during a time when the fashion industry was less than accepting, the male model now uses his platform to speak out about industry racism. Broderick has made his way to the top against the odds, through strength and determination. A model, actor, infleuncer and #METOO ally, Broderick is the "carefree and wild" personality too look up to... Read More
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45 Male Model Poses With Photos

Have you booked your next photo shoot and need inspiration for male model poses? Look no more, we've got your back!

Our team at The Photo Studio knows how hard posing for the camera can be. Some people are natural improvisers, but most find the idea of "winging it" as stressful as Monday mornings.

Instead of breaking out in sweats, we really want you to have fun during your photo shoot. So, we have compiled a list of 45 male mode... Read More
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5 Male Model Diet & Fitness Tips

Male model diet tips aren't as complicated as you might think! No matter if you are looking to lose weight, gain muscle mass, or just to develop a healthier lifestyle, there are foundation concepts you need to know before diving headfirst into the world of fitness. Here are tips regarding male model diets and workouts.


“Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither is a healthy body.”
- Joe Warner, body sculpting expert.

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Overexposure! Editorial Published In Kaltblut Magazine

A
KALTBLUT exclusive
editorial - shot at The Photo Studio Melbourne.

Photographer
Michaela Dutkova
captured
Rebecca Victoria from Giant Model Management
.

Creative Direction & Styling by
Nelly Skoufatoglou
.

Hair & Makeup by
Jessica Jenkin
s.

Sunnies: IORANE Dress: Shag Melbourne Jewellery: Sanktoleono Shoes: Studio Larizzi Socks: Voodoo Read More
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Source:

Cosmopolitan


Role Model of the Moment: Miss Fame

An internationally praised model, makeup artist and drag queen, Miss Fame's influence is paramount. Born Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen, the fiercely fashionable model turns heads both in and out of drag. From a chicken farm to a runway at London Fashion Week, Miss Fame has made a name for herself!
 
By Natalie Dawson

Humble Beginnings

Kurtis - the artist behind the inf... Read More
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Modelling

When I started modelling I knew absolutely nothing about the ins and outs of the industry.

What you see on Instagram, magazines, and television doesn’t give you an idea of what it’s actually like to work behind the scenes. In reality, there is more that goes into modelling than meets the eye. If you are thinking to start your modelling journey, here are the 5 things you need to know.

By Joyce Sung

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Mark Wahlberg:
5'7"


Male Model Height Requirements

As the national average height has increased over the past decade, so has the agency-represented model height requirements. While this might come as bad news for some, the rise of diversity and acceptance has also opened up opportunities for male models of various heights and sizes.

By Joyce Sung

Andreas Wilson - 5'7"

Source:
Sussie Mellstedt


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Building The Perfect Model Portfolio

A model portfolio is the key ingredient to your modelling journey. Many industries (outside of fashion and beauty) require portfolios or resumes as proof that you can get the job done and get it done well. Modelling is exactly the same! Agencies and furthermore potential clients want to see your best work in order to decide if you're the right fit. The better your portfolio is the better your chances are.

By Natalie Dawson
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Things to Expect When Applying to a Modelling Agency

If you’re applying to a modelling agency, the most important thing you can do is research. Every agency is different.
It’s important you know the specific requirements of an agency before you apply.
While there’s a lot of grey area, there are some general things you can expect when applying for an agency. Read on to find out more!

By Elizabeth Harrington

Know your market

While it may seem... Read More
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Role Model of the Moment: Barbie Ferreira

Image source:
sarafrancia.com

Barbie Ferreira is unapologetic. At only 22, she’s on a mission to break down plus-size stereotypes within the media—and she wants the world to know it. She first entered our radar in 2016 when she modelled in an unretouched Aerie campaign; something which caused her to be
named one of
Time's 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016
. Since then, she’s posed for the likes of ASOS, Missguid... Read More
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Role Model of the Moment: Flavia Lazarus

Image source: pageonemagazine.com

From working in retail to strutting her stuff on the runway, 24-year-old Flavia Lazarus is one of Australia’s up-and-coming models.
This Ugandan-Australian beauty is an ambassador for Melbourne Fashion Week
and has done campaigns for the likes of Sportsgirl and OPSM x iD. She's signed with Duval Agency and at 5'5"
she’s proving that petite models can make it in the fashion industry,... Read More
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Model Success Story | Sherry Akbari

Agency: FRM

Cherry Bomb? More like Sherry Bomb! Sherry exploded onto set with determination in her eyes and a fire in her belly. She came to our Melbourne Studio armed with a designer bag and a suitcase full of exquisite style. Each outfit she revealed was more exciting than the last. Starting with a sultry crop top, Sherry quickly proved she knew exactly how to pull her best poses. But as soon as her flaming hot pink heels made an ... Read More