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AJ, Joyce and advice for the perfect runway walk

A couple of weeks back, AJ stepped up as our runway coach to prepare Joyce for her first ever fashion show (and he’s be doing it again this weekend as Sophie M., Charlene and one of our newest models, Denis, prepare for their first show). That’s the great thing about a seaside promenade right outside […]

Tips for models preparing for beauty shoots

It’s a while since we’ve done an advice post, so here’s one on preparing for a beauty shoot. It comes about following Monique’s beauty shoot with Kin Lo last week and just before her cover shoot tomorrow (more on that soon). Beauty work places some additional demands on models, makeup artists and photographers. The hair […]

What to expect at a casting…

A busy day today, so quite a late post – but this one is aimed at new models. We’ve mentioned before that, in any casting, you only have a short time to make a positive impression. And while America’s Next Top Model often paints quite an unrealistic picture of the world of modeling, here’s a […]

What makes a fashion show (part 3) – the rehearsal

New York Fashion Week is over but London Fashion Week is well underway, so it’s a good time to continue the series of posts on what makes a fashion show. Just a reminder that these tips are inspired by a great blog on the ins and outs of modeling, A Model’s Diary. And if you […]

David Gandy on success as a male model

In this month’s British Esquire, there’s a long article on the recent history of male modeling, and how much the world has changed (in a good way) for the guys. And one of the male models who has led the way is David Gandy, often cited as “the first male supermodel”. It’s a long article […]

A model’s guide to keeping a “head”

A couple of days ago, we shared a pamphlet from the British Fashion Council’s model education series (the pamphlet was on healthy eating, and you can find the post here). Today, we’d like to share another of their publications – and this one’s on keeping your “head”. What does that mean? Well, as every experienced […]

A model’s guide to healthy eating

Balancing the competing needs to manage weight and stay healthy are ongoing issues for both male and female models, and it’s something we take seriously at 360 Degree Models. Recently, Vogue US drafted a Health Initiative, declaring the magazine would not work with models “who appear to have an eating disorder.” And as part of […]

Sophie’s skincare solution

As well as being an incredibly talented model, Sophie Traverse writes a blog. Her blog is a great source of advice on modeling in Hong Kong, beauty tips and things to do when you’re not in front of the camera. One of her latest posts is on how to deal with the dry and irritated […]

Tips for packing your wardrobe for a photo shoot

Joyce and Will, two of our new and as yet unseen models, are heading off to test shoots this week, and Ben, Kaitlin, Elektra, Salem and Sydney will also be spending time in front of the camera. That means it’s a good time to share some advice on packing wardrobe for a shoot. While paid […]

A designer’s tips for planning the perfect lookbook shoot

Last week, we had the opportunity to submit some of our female models for a lookbook shoot to present the newest collection of one of Hong Kong’s most famous designers. A lookbook is an important tool for designers in attracting buyers, who want to see the garments they are investing in. So, what’s involved in […]