Brandon Williams went to meet with modelling agency Studio Collective in London last week, and within three days had six agencies offering him modelling contracts. So far he has signed a two and a three year contract with Models Direct and Swift Casting, and has been offered to work with the Nike brand. Brandon also does work experience at Royal Mail for a few hours on a Friday each week. This is the first time Brandon has done modelling but he is following in his mum's footsteps as she also dabbled in modelling when she was around the same age as Brandon. By Katie Timms Reporter.
A year-old Swedish model is railing against what she calls the "absurd" standard of the fashion industry, claiming in a video that she has been labeled "too big" despite her thin frame. Agnes Hedengard, who says she has been modeling for five years, posted a YouTube video of herself in a bikini talking about her inability to get work from several clients who feel her measurements are "too big. According to the model industry, you cannot look like this. You need to be thinner. Read more: Pregnant meteorologist fights back against body-shaming critics. The 5-foot Hedengard says she has a body-mass index of Anything under
A young Irish lad is setting the modelling world on fire after packing in working in his aunt's corner shop to move to Paris. Ginger-haired Ferdia Gallagher may look to most of us like many young local teenagers from his native Co Donegal. But the year-old Gaoth Dobhair lad, who stands at an impressive 6'2", is creating a huge stir on the world's top catwalks. Ferdia has just finished appearing on the catwalk at the prestigious Paris Fashion Week and is currently signed to Banana Models and has graced the pages of a number of top magazines including NYLON. To be a part of the industry now just feels surreal.
So your child has just entered the world of teen modeling, and the excitement at home is at fever pitch. Now your teenager has big ambitions and wants to work with their favorite brands. The thing is that while there are some companies that opt for established models, there are just as many if not more that prefer to have a new and unknown model for their advertising campaign. So you see, once your child has been put forward for an audition with a big name brand, they walk through that studio door with exactly the same chance as everyone else.