Thursday, 26 January 2012

Model's Bag

Being professional regardless of experience and age is essential to survive and succeed in the modelling industry. In an industry as competitive as modelling, these qualities can often determine how much work you get. Acting as a professional at all times and being prepared for any situation that may arise will ensure that you get noticed and get booked.

  • A model should always be prepared. Clients, photographers and stylists appreciate it when you are professional
  • Always carry a street map with you and make sure to plan how you are going to get to where you need to be
  • Always be on time. If you are running late, make sure to let the client know straight away.
  • Be patient. You will work long hours so make sure to bring along a book, a magazines or games to keep you busy for when you are not needed on set
  • Have a designated model bag for bookings, castings, shoots and shows. See below to find out what to keep in your Model Bag
  • Book/portfolio
  • Comp cards
  • Mobile phone
  • Street map
  • Diary
  • Pens
Beauty Products:
  • Make-up and mirror
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair bands
  • Nail file
  • Natural nail polish
  • Face wash and moisturiser
  • White, nude, black underwear
  • T-shirt bras (incl. Convertible or strapless bra)
  • Flesh-coloured body stocking
  • Spare pairs of tights
  • Gel pads
  • Heels
  • Book or magazine
  • Safety pins
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Mints
  • Water
  • Pack of straws
  • Wet wipes
  • Sunglasses
  • Tampons


  1. Thanks for the useful information!

  2. I would have never known a model needed to prepare like this! wow!

  3. WOW!!!! Great information, the clothing section is extremely useful! Will be sharing this information with my friends.

  4. thankyou for your blog, much appreciated

  5. this makes me feel comfortable, cheers


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