Dana Hinders is an Iowa-based writer. She earned her B. Fashion modeling may seem like a glamorous career choice, but teen models face intense competition for available work.
A documentary exposing the abuse and sexual exploitation of under-age models was withdrawn from the BBC's schedule amid heightened sensitivities over the Jimmy Savile affair. The Storyville film, Girl Model, which was due to be shown on BBC2 on Wednesday night, followed a year-old girl on her journey from Siberia to Tokyo, where she had been promised a career as a model. It was previously screened on BBC4 in June, but the corporation said it had been dropped the from BBC2 schedule "in the light of sensitivities surrounding recent events".
How is it judged? What do I have to wear? Just one evening dress is required throughout the show.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Beth Leader was 17 when she started modelling and was soon featuring in magazines including Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She counts herself lucky and credits her career with travelling the world - but it seems the fashion industry is beginning to question how it's come to rely on teenage models.
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These tips will point you in the right direction and get you one step closer to getting your modelling career on the right track. Before deciding whether modelling is something that you enjoy or have what it takes to be one, it is a good idea first to familiarise yourself with the requirements of the industry. It is good to realise that you can do three different types of modelling, such as plus-size, fashion, and commercial and that you might be better suited to some than others. Determine the modelling that you plan to pursue.