relationships with them will determine how they manage their relationships with you – and influence your career.
Ready to make it to the top? Read on!
1. Think Karolina, Adriana, Giselle, Elle & Kate
What do these supermodels all have in common? They started out doing many of the same things you’re doing today. Over time they’ve worked with enough people on enough shoots that they were bound to find success – HUGE success – in both magazines and on the runway.
2. Remember: These Supermodels DO Know Something You Don’t
If you learn one thing, it should be: Every relationship you create in modeling helps shape your future in this industry. The ones you manage well open doors and move you closer to the front of line – poising you to become insanely popular, in demand and, just possibly, world famous!
3. Become Legendary for Being a Behind the Scenes Team Player
Want to be on everybody’s call back lists? Always get the most luxurious gigs? Capture the attention of designers so big you just might collapse when their assistants come calling? The answer is simpler than you think: TEAMWORK. It’s the stuff designer clad legends are made of.
4. Recognize That In the Fashion Business, No One Ever “Makes It” Alone
Being a model is thrilling, dreamy, exciting, fantastic, challenging, rewarding, insanely outrageous and breathtaking. Being a model without a Photographer, Makeup Artist, Stylist or Wardrobe guru to share any of that with doesn’t make sense. Without them, where are you? Simply alone.
5. Work Well with Others & Get Great Word of Mouth in Return
In modeling, working with others comes with the territory. But working well with others doesn’t necessarily come naturally. If you want to be a success, it’ll have to. Modeling requires the cooperation of everyone involved – most importantly you, the one person everyone’s there to
6. If it’s Your Way or the Highway, You’d Better Start Hailing a Cab
If doing things YOUR way is the only way you can make it through the day, why not just stay home? Once you learn to focus outside of yourself and make an effort to collaborate, you’ll turn out consistently better work and have a great time doing it. People will be happy to have you around – instead of being eager to see you go.
7. Success Also Comes from Taking Other People’s Time Seriously
YOU’RE LATE. I’m your photographer. How long do I wait before packing up my gear? I’m your makeup artist (with appointments booked back-to-back)
Christine G. Adamo