On Becoming a Model...

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Who wants to be a model?

The real answer is EVERYONE. True t'ing! Some folks might not want to admit it but deep down every single person wants be a model! Many people dream of becoming a model; few understand what it takes to get into the business. It takes more than beauty; it takes hard work believe it or not, a particular energy or a 'vibe', and a sense of self, confidence. If you have no clue about how to become a model but want to try, then you need to learn what steps to take.Some of you may already know this, but I love directing people to Google. It is a fantastic tool that can be used to retrieve any sort of information you want from it! Youtube also helps too if you want to model...
To be a model, you only need to be beautiful, right? Wrong! Plenty of attractive men and women who want to be models are unsuccessful. Why? As I pointed out earlier, modeling is not only about beauty - do a pageant if that's all you have. It's about having the 'right look' and that depends on what type of model you are. Further on I'll point out some of the types of models. Our focus at SI, however, is (high) fashion models. It also has tonnes to do with that little thing we call personality.
Ornelia Edwards - Muse, NY; Saint Int'l, Jamaica
A lot of people want to be a model because of the glamor, appeal, lucrativeness and maybe even simply to get recognition in the modeling world. A word of caution to you: this industry is fierce! It's possibly the most competitive and gruelling business that exists and it will more likely break you than make you if you aren't strong enough.

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