Modeling 101: Do I Need a Stylist For a Portfolio Shoot?

Modeling 101
Photography: Stanley Desbas for the September 2014 issue of PMM // Model: Anita Marshall of Dorothy Combs Models

Are you an aspiring plus size model? Would you like to know more about how to break into the plus modeling world? Then this Modeling 101 feature is for you!

Every other week, I will be answering a modeling question on the blog that are asked often by readers and aspiring models. This is a great opportunity to learn more about breaking into the business and gaining tips and honest input on how to proceed in deciding if plus modeling is the career for you.

This week’s question is…

Q: Do I need a stylist for a portfolio shoot?

A: Absolutely! A stylist is someone who works in the industry and knows the types of looks you need for a portfolio shoot. They have relationships with modeling agencies and photographers and can help bring your portfolio to the next level. I know it sounds easy to put looks together but trust me, a stylist can make all the difference in the world.

For more plus modeling advice and tips, please visit the following links on the blog in our Modeling section:

How to Be a Plus Size Model

How To Get Started In Plus Size Modeling

To see past Modeling 101 questions and answers, click here.

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