Top 6 Hotels Berlin: Close to the center, inexpensive & modern – Tips for Models in Berlin

As an aspiring or already experienced model, the capital of Germany will be anything but foreign to you in the modeling world. Berlin is one of the most famous cities when it comes to model castings, exciting shoots, big jobs and of course the world famous Fashion Week. Big designers as well as smaller brands use Berlin’s unique flair to present their fashion. If you are invited to Berlin for a big modeling job, you will of course have to find a suitable accommodation first. This should be centrally located, not too expensive and have a good connection to public transport. We present you the top 6 hotels in Berlin, which are ideal for a short stay in the city.

NH Collection Hotel Berlin Mitte: Checkpoint Charlie

This 4-star hotel is located directly at the famous Checkpoint Charlie in the centre of Berlin. The hotel features modern and spacious rooms and stylish facilities. The price per night at the NH Collection Hotel is between 60 and 70 euros, which is unbeatable for the location. In the immediate vicinity are connections to public transport and many trendy restaurants and cafes. From this hotel you can reach all of Berlin’s addresses very easily, which is essential for a model. Another plus point of the hotel are the wellness and spa rooms, where you can relax after an exhausting shooting.

Hotel: NH Collection Berlin Mitte at Checkpoint Charlie

Address: Leipziger Straße 106-111, Berlin

Price: 60-75 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.3/5.0)

Park Inn by Raddison Berlin Alexanderplatz

The Park Inn Hotel is located directly at Alexanderplatz in Berlin – it almost doesn’t get any more central than this! Similar to the NH Collection Hotel, you can get from Alexanderplatz to any address in Berlin quickly and easily. The rooms of the hotel are classic and simple, perfect for a short stay in the city. If you are lucky, you can get a room at the Park Inn Hotel for only 50 euros a night, otherwise the prices always vary between 50 and 70 euros. The absolute highlight of this hotel is the magnificent view you will have over the whole of Berlin. Fitness studios, large roof terraces and delicious breakfast are the hallmarks of the hotel.

Hotel: Park Inn by Raddison Berlin Alexanderplatz

Address: Alexanderplatz 7, Berlin

Price: 50-70 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.1/5.0)

Holiday Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz

Like the Park Inn Hotel, the Holiday is centrally located on Alexanderplatz. In the hotel you will find comfortably furnished rooms and a large breakfast selection. This hotel is ideal for short stays. Equally ideal are the prices of the hotel. They start from 45 euros to 80 euros per night, depending on the size of the room. If you don’t want to eat breakfast at the hotel, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes outside the Holiday Inn. Here, in the heart of Berlin, no wishes remain unfulfilled.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Hotel am Alexanderplatz Berlin

Address: Theanolte-Bähnisch-Straße 2, Berlin

Price: 45-80 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.3/5.0)

Hotel Berlin Mitte by Campanile

This hotel is located in the centre of Berlin, close to the Invalidenpark. Bus and train stations are also close by, and you can reach Berlin’s most famous sights, such as Alexanderplatz and the Brandenburg Gate, in just a few minutes on foot. The hotel offers optional breakfast and bright, modern rooms. The prices of this hotel are comparatively cheaper than other hotels in the centre of Berlin; hotel room rates start from around 30 euros per night. Of course, it depends on which provider you book your room with, but cheap room rates are guaranteed at this hotel!

Hotel: Hotel Berlin Mitte by Campanile

Address: Invalidenstraße 98, Berlin

Price: 30-50 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.0/5.0)

Premier Inn Hotel Berlin City Centre

The Premier Inn Hotel is located in the center of Berlin directly on the shopping street. There you will find the Kdw and many other shops in the immediate vicinity. So if you still need a suitable outfit for an upcoming shooting or casting, you are exactly right here! The Premier Inn Hotel is also very well connected to public transport. Well-equipped, large and stylishly furnished rooms characterize the hotel.

Hotel: Premier Inn City Centre Hotel Berlin

Address: Kurfürstenstraße 78, Berlin

Price: 40-60 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.3/5.0)

Hotel Indigo Berlin Center Alexanderplatz

The Hotel Indigo is located very close to the center, directly at the famous Alexanderplatz. The rooms are all very comfortable and fully equipped. Plus points for this hotel are the great location, the ideal connection to public transport and numerous restaurants, cafes and shops in the immediate vicinity. Also, the prices per night in the Indigo Hotel are comparatively cheap for the central location. From 45 euros you get a simple room in this hotel.

Name: Indigo Hotel Berlin Center at Alexanderplatz

Address: Bernhard-Weiß-Strasse 5, Berlin

Price: 40-60 Euro per night

Ratings: Very Good (4.2/5.0)

Sightseeing Berlin – Top 6 Sights: Alexanderplatz, Museum Island & Co.

Berlin, the capital of Germany is a must on everyone’s travel list. Berlin’s famous sights, such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column or Checkpoint Charlie attract many tourists every year. The big city has a lot to offer: In addition to great parks, imposing buildings and historical monuments, there are numerous iconic cafes and well-known shopping centers. In the following article we present you the top 6 most popular sights of Berlin!

Brandenburg Gate

The famous Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is a triumphal gate representing the Roman goddess of victory Victoria. Today it reflects the German reunification and is located in Berlin’s Mitte district, on Pariser Platz. The gate was built on the orders of the then Prussian king between 1788 and 1791. Likewise, the Brandenburg Gate is considered a landmark of Berlin, as well as a national symbol. The original Peace Gate attracts hundreds of tourists around the year and is one of the most famous sights of Berlin.

Address: Pariser Platz, Berlin

Year of construction: 1788-1791

Present-day significance: Reunification of Germany

Victory Column

The Victory Column with the famous Goldelse is one of the most important sights of Berlin next to the Brandenburg Gate. The monument is located on the Großer Stern in the Tiergarten and represents the victory of Prussia in the German-Danish War in 1864. If you are in Berlin you can admire the Victory Column not only from the outside, but also from the top. Stairs lead up inside the monument, where you will have a wonderful view over the Tiergarten.

Address: Großer Stern, Berlin

Year of construction: 1873

Today’s significance: Prussia’s victory in 1864

TV Tower

The Berlin TV Tower is known as the fourth tallest TV tower in Europe with a height of 368 meters. As the tallest building in Germany, the TV Tower is considered one of the most popular sights in the capital. If you want to have a wonderful view over Berlin, you can visit the restaurant at the top of the tower, which has been there for many years.

Address: Panoramastraße 1A, Berlin

Year of construction: 1965-1969

Today’s significance: radio station, viewing platform

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was used as a checkpoint between East Berlin and West Berlin in 1961 and 1990. This was built to allow military personnel to continue crossing the border. The former border crossing is now one of Berlin’s most famous sights and attracts several thousand tourists every year.

Address: Friedrichstraße 43-45

Year of construction: 1961

Current significance: Monument, Tourist attraction

Reichstag building

The Reichstag building in Berlin is the seat of the German Bundestag. The building was built in 1894 by the architect Paul Wallot. However, you can enjoy the Reichstag building not only from the outside, but also from the inside. Guided tours of the parliament building take place all year round, where you can not only get a glimpse of all the important rooms, but also admire the famous Reichstag dome.

Address: Republic Square 1

Year of construction: 1864

Today’s significance: Seat of the German Bundestag

Museum Island

The Museum Island in Berlin consists of five major museums and is located in the historic center of Berlin. The museums contain unique collections of cultural and art history of Europe. There are also many cafes and restaurants, which are definitely worth a visit. In good weather and sunshine you have a wonderful view of the Spree, as well as the imposing historic buildings.

Address: Museum Island, Berlin

Year of construction: 1830 to 1930

Today’s significance: museums, tourist attraction

Secret Casting Berlin: Dates to follow – apply now!

Get ready for the next CM Casting Tour! You always wanted to apply as a model or you know someone who should introduce himself or herself as a model? Then you now have the chance for a live casting with our model agency. In August we will hold our castings in Berlin and Cologne – the individual dates will be announced soon! Of course, everything will take into account the current events and with the appropriate protective measures!

+ Berlin | CM Gosee Days 11.08. - 14.08.

4 days exclusive appointments: Instead of big Fashion Week Casting, this year with 4 days and single dates at the CM Gosee Days! You know someone who should definitely become a model? You always wanted to go to a model casting, but until now you have not had the time? Now you have 4 full days, from 11.08. to 14.08.2020 in Berlin. You can find all information here:

Dates are here! Register now for Berlin

This summer, we have a very special special for you! It will be 35° in Berlin this week. Perfect for us CM Gosee Days. Instead of a big Berlin Fashion Week Casting we start our CM Gosee Days on Monday. Instead of 3 hours and up to 150 models we plan 5 days and single appointments – fitting to the current situation #staysave

Application for the casting

Application – send us your short introduction with the most important information and a few photos. Our model scouting team reviews the applications every evening and then sends the individual invitations.

Casting date – the exact casting address will be communicated to you after the successful invitation. At the casting you will make a small introduction and then a small catwalk. Afterwards, a few Polaroids will be shot of you, so that our team can consult well!

Protective measures and invitation

In order for us to have a safe casting, all models can only participate by invitation this year. Accordingly, it is important that you apply for the casting in advance! Our model scouting team will take a look at the invitations every day and send you your appointment.

  • No open casting this summer
  • Previous application
  • Individual invitation with appointment after application

That being said, we will try to send out as many invitations as possible. If you’ve always wanted to be a model or know someone who should introduce themselves as a model, here’s your chance!

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    Tips on casting and becoming a model

    Becoming a model is a really hard job, you have to work constantly on your career and be patient. So that you improve step by step, month after month and year after year. For that you can make it and have a real dream job! You’ll meet interesting people, sometimes be on spectacular productions and jobs, travel through Germany, Europe and the whole world. If you want to learn more about casting and becoming a model, then read our big guide here, free and for you:

    Luna Farina Live in Berlin (14.12.): Win 2x Meet’n’greet + Tickets

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    You will get the Secret Concert Location on Friday morning. Good luck!

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    Curvy Model Casting Berlin Backstage with FIV and Iconista (WELT, N24)

    Berlin – Curvy Models or Plus-Size are called models with a clothing size from 38 or Curvy from 40. Both types correspond to the ‘normal’ woman, who has an average clothing size of 42/44 in Germany. We and our clients are booking more and more curvy women and are happy about new talents who never thought of working as a model before. Iconista (WELT, N24) accompanied our Curvy Model Casting in Berlin during Fashion Week and made a great backstage report. How is the industry changing? How do models feel at their first casting? Read more:

    We’ll be in London soon. Here you can find more about our model casting London 2018. A very, very, very big thank you goes to the Plus Size Boutique Les Soeurs Shop! Our first choice in Berlin and the place to go for beautiful, curvy women in Berlin.

    Model Casting: New dates!

    Live Castings are held several times a year! You can find new dates here: Casting Dates. You don’t want to miss any update about castings? Follow our agency and our model agency Youtube!

    + Berlin | CM Gosee Days 11.08. - 14.08.

    4 days exclusive appointments: Instead of big Fashion Week Casting, this year with 4 days and single dates at the CM Gosee Days! You know someone who should definitely become a model? You always wanted to go to a model casting, but until now you have not had the time? Now you have 4 full days, from 11.08. to 14.08.2020 in Berlin. You can find all information here:

    That was our Curvy audition:

    Casting Jury Berlin – Youtube Video (CM)

    Shortly before the Berlin Fashion Week our casting series went into the second round. This time it was called “Curvy Casting”! Together with the Les Soeurs shop we transformed the shop into a small and nice casting location. The jury sat at the end of the shop in front of a huge mirror, in front of them the long catwalk for the candidates. The shop turned out to be the perfect place for such a casting. The waiting among the candidates was made easier by all the great clothes all around. The atmosphere couldn’t have been better! You want to see more? Here you can see some impressions of the Curvy Casting in Berlin:

    Photos from the Curvy Model Casting Berlin

    Many thanks also to our jury! Marie Dahmen, model and editor; Oliver Rudolph, photographer and model scout; Denny K, creative director and Fabian Arnold, influencer and blogger.

    Plus Size Casting Video on Youtube

    On Monday you can see the freshly produced backstage video of the Berlin casting here.

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    Streetstyles Fall Berlin 2017: Long Coats, Leather Jackets Trend Check

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    Modeling!? Questions and answers with Marie | Now on Youtube

    Modeling!? Questions and answers with Marie! You want to become a model? Marie answers your questions today and gives you practical tips! For more on becoming a model, check out the blog Become a Model and here’s more of Marie’s sedcard. Find Marie on Instagram here!

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    Make-Up Artists / Visagists / Stylists in Berlin

    Stylists and Make-Up Artists Agency – Uncomplicated placement processes by placement experts. In various cities such as Cologne, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin, the renowned make-up artists and styling specialists offer their professional craft. Make-up artists and stylists are art creators and specialists in their craft. There are hardly any limits to their creativity. Our mediation services at a glance:

    Book stylists and make-up artists for TV shows in Berlin

    You are looking for an excellent make-up artist and stylist in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Cologne or even Germany-wide? In this case you are exactly right here with us! So that your lifestyle shootings, commercials or fashion show is perfect, we offer unique styling and make-up service.

    Book stylists now also in Berlin

    We know from experience that a stylist is not a stylist. The tasks for the different areas are sometimes very different from each other in the daily work on the set. A courteous personality is the stylist’s best chance for a good job. Shootings require a different approach than, for example, styling a famous person or on TV. For productions, good stylists bring their years of experience to the film set. The perfect stylist for the upcoming production? Call our agents! This way you achieve the highest quality standards on set for you, all your clients! You can fully concentrate on your business. Increase the quality of your commercial productions through workshops. Especially the make-up workshops are in demand in brands, from smokey eye make-up workshops to individual one-to-one coaching. Here you will learn the tricks and tips in the workshop with your professional stylist.

    The greatest style for everyone Make-Up Stylists

    Our agency has for first-class advertising agencies, videographers, cosmetics companies and production companies first-class make-up artists / hair stylists. The focus here is on the support of fashion companies and TV productions. For celebrity, business and advertising of your upcoming advertising productions or photo shoots. So the later looks are exactly fitting to the planned production. More information about our agency? Just get in contact with us!

    Fashion shows 2017 in Paris, Milan, Berlin & Co.

    The Fashion Week season has started again and so at the beginning of the year you can see the top models of this world on the catwalks in Milan, London, New York, Berlin and Paris. Every spring the designers present their new collections for the autumn/winter season of the year and in summer the new collections for spring/summer of the following year. What was especially hot at the fashion shows this year and what are the highlights of the fashion shows in Germany, you can find out here!

    Now new! Highlight Berlin Fashion Week: The big closing show by CM – Read more about our fashion show agency here.

    Fashion shows 2017 – The highlights from the fashion capitals of the world

    What are the highlights and trends for the upcoming autumn/winter season in the fashion capitals Paris, Berlin, London and New York, we have summarized for you here.

    Fashion Week Paris – Highlights Autumn/Winter 2017

    The fashion show of Rihanna’s collection ‘Fenty x Puma’, which took place in a stunning room with 1 trillion books lined up on the walls. This created the impression for the audience as if they had landed in a mixture of Harry Potter and Hip Hop. Definitely a highlight of the Paris Fashion Week!

    The Yves Saint Laurent glitter boots were also one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week 2017, worn at the Sophomore show by Anthony Vaccarello and reflecting the over the top glamour of the upcoming fall / winter season. The bad news. They cost around $10,000.

    Fashion Week Berlin – Highlights Autumn/Winter 2017

    Lena Hoscheke convinced this year with her theme ‘Disney’ ! Mickey Mouse can be found on dresses, skirts combined with bright colors and the for Hoscheke known cuts of the 50s. The collection conveys good mood and light-heartedness, an important symbol for the disigner. “A hedonistic collection,” Hoschek says of her designs.

    The big social media happening took place at the Riani show. This season: Sarah Lombardi in the front row and almost only social media stars and influencers on the catwalk. From Sami Slimani in a bathrobe to Farina Opoku they were all there, alternated by well-known model faces like Rebecca Mir, Monica Ivancan or Cheyenne Ochsenknecht.

    Romantic Rose Petals and Beautiful Smiles ?#RIANISTA #MBFWB #FashionShow @lang_marie @rebeccamir

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    Fashion Week London – Highlights Autumn/Winter 2017

    Burberry rediscovers itself at London Fashion Week. Designer Christopher Bailey is designing asymmetrically this year, with much looking like ordered chaos. We all don’t know what tomorrow will bring, we can try to figure it out though, right? In this sense, Bailey is a bit of an artist, and art was also present in his collection and show: artworks by Henry Moore decorated the edges of the venue, prints inspired by Moore were found on some of the designs.

    Another highlight was designer Christopher Kane’s “Craft & Work” collection, which was full of things we associate with work, such as cut-out dishwashing sponges glued to pumps, rolled-up sleeves and smock-like dresses. And because Christopher Kane thinks in terms we don’t expect, he brought it all together with another world: outer space! This came in the form of UFO prints and materials such as a silver lamé.

    Christopher Kane ‘Craft and Work’ Autumn Winter 2017 Look 10 #ChristopherKane #CraftandWork #AW17

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    Fashion Week New York – Highlights Fall/Winter 2017

    Michael Kors, the fashion optimist sent down the runway a whole collection full of classics and must-haves for power women. Emphasized shoulders and defined waists were Michael Kors’ guiding principles, but he mixed up the retro silhouettes with modern details, slits and fringes. Masculine-cut coats, jackets and trousers offered timeless contrast to feminine tulip skirts, long flowing sparkling dresses with animal prints and plenty of opulent fur. Lots of tweed, cashmere and XXL scarves in sweater-sleeve look ensured a sense of security despite all the sensuality. Strong women are the order of the day at Michael Kors.

    Power layers. #AllAccessKors #NYFW ?: @nyavgjoe

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    Glam gang. #AllAccesKors #NYFW ?: @gregbackstage

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    Berlin Fashion Week Closing Show by CM

    Berlin Fashion Week 2017 – Backstage with our model agent #backstage

    Nach London geht es weiter zu Berlin Fashion Week 2017 – Die Show & Order Tage starten in die neue Saison. Mit großen Shows auf dem Runway, Fachmessen für Einkäufer und Boutique Besitzer, aber auch die Aftershow Parties der großen Designer. Unsere Model Agentinnen Soraya & Iva sind für euch vier Tage live dabei! Read more

    Berlin Fashion Week 2017 – Fashion Show, Designers and Models

    Berlin Fashion Week 2017 – The fashion week is back in the capital. Castings, fittings, shows! Of course you will find a small overview of the highlights of the Berlin Fashion Week for you: Fashion designers, dates and location. In our blog you will also find the top designers in Germany. New now! Highlight Berlin Fashion Week: The big closing show by CM – Read more about our fashion show agency here.

    Here you come directly to the shows & dates.

    For New Faces: What is Berlin Fashion Week?

    Although Berlin Fashion Week is not one of the “Big Four” of the fashion scene, it is also a fashion metropolis with a well-known and much-visited Fashion Week. Twice a year the fashion industry is drawn to the capital for Berlin Fashion Week. While for visitors and media, it is mainly about shows, the buyers and managers of different stores and fashion houses meet at the fashion fairs of Berlin. They all take place parallel to the various fashion shows. The events are always concentrated at two points in the city: the “Runway”, currently at the Jandorf department store, previously at the Brandenburg Gate and now and then at the Erika Hess Ice Stadium, and the “Stage”, in the meCollertors Room Berlin Mitte. Both are easy to reach for guests by shuttle bus. From Monday to Saturday it was: Fashion! Every day over ten shows, various side events and after show parties. There was something for everyone.

    The first Fashion Week took place in New York City in the early 1940s. The name of the fashion week at that time was “Press Week”. Every major metropolis has its own fashion week. Worldwide it’s all about the latest pieces of the next collections. Also in Berlin! On the catwalks, collections by established designers such as Wolfgang Joop, Michael Michalsky or Hugo Boss are presented as well as by talented young designers and newcomers. The sponsoring of the Fashion-Week Berlin lies with Mercedes-Benz. The fashion shows in Berlin are seen as a springboard for international success for young designers and are a colourful, fascinating spectacle every season. Fashion enthusiasts from all over Germany make a seasonal pilgrimage to Berlin, marvel at the fashion shows, discover new designers, find out about new trends and party like crazy.

    Shows and dates for Berlin 2017

    Not all shows for 2017 are confirmed yet. You can always find all dates on the official website of Berlin Fashion Week. Here you can see the trailer of the last Fashion Week in Berlin:

    Shows on Tuesday 17.01.

    These are the shows from Tuesday

    • Dorothee Schuhmacher from 10.00 – 10.30 am / Runway
    • Lena Hoschek from 15.00 – 15.30 / Runway
    • Danny Reinke from 16.00 – 16.30 / Runway
    • Hien Le from 17.30 – 18.00 / Runway
    • Riani from 20.30 – 21.00 / Runway

    Shows on Wednesday 18.01.

    These are Monday’s shows:

    • Sportalm Kitzbühel from 10.00 – 10.30 am / Runway
    • Philomena Zanetti from 11.00 – 11.30 / Runway
    • Leonie Mergen from 12.00 – 12.30 / Runway
    • Rebekka Ruétz from 14.00 – 14.30 / Runway
    • Lana Mueller from 15.00 – 15.30 / Torstraße 1, 10119 Berlin
    • Maisonnoée from 16.00 – 16.30 / Runway
    • Ivanman from 17.00 – 17.30 / Auguststraße 68, 10117 Berlin
    • Salonshow by Greenshowroom from 17.30 – 18.00 / Stralauer Platz 33-34, 10243 Berlin
    • Laurèl from 18.00 – 18.30 / Müllerstraße 185, 13353 Berlin
    • Marcel Ostertag from 19.00 – 19.30 / Runway
    • Perret Schaad from 20.00 – 20.30 / Runway

    Shows on Thursday 19.01.

    These are Monday’s shows:

    • Vladimir Karaleev from 15.30 – 16.00 / Runway
    • Michael Sontag from 18.00 – 18.30 / Runway

    Berlin Fashion Week 2017 – Friday 20.01.

    These are Monday’s shows:

    • Sadak from 16.00 – 16.30 / Runway

    New location – Kaufhaus Jandorf in Berlin Mitte

    Isn’t it beautiful! In the middle of Berlin and somehow something different than big runways at the Brandenburg Gate or the Erika Hess ice stadium. Here in the department store the latest collections are presented this year.

    Berlin Fashion Week Closing Show by CM

    Two years later, the big final show of CM!

    Fashion, Models and Fashion Magazine

    Of course, many media representatives are also on site to report on the highlight of the Berlin Fashion Week. We are also excited about the new fashion collections of the designers, which will be presented here at Kaufhaus Jandorf Berlin. For four days models, media representatives and fashion agents rushed to countless castings, fittings, shows and events. If you want to learn more about Berlin Fashion Week, its fairs, events and highlights, read more on FIV: Highlights of Berlin Fashion Week.

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    Fashion Week Berlin SS16 – Agency Model Casting

    Model agency casting on 05.06. in Berlin Mitte

    Berlin is calling! For the second time this year we invite you to a model casting in Berlin! After the successful Fashion Week Casting in January, we start this time in the afternoon in Berlin Mitte. Become part of CM – the model agency. Between the Federal Chancellery, the main station and Friedrichstraße we invite you to the agency casting(model agency Berlin) in the capital. For new faces and professional models in Berlin, Potsdamm and surroundings. We are looking forward to your application. We send the commitments from 27.05. Registration deadline is 04.06.2016 at 18 clock.

    Model Casting: New dates!

    Live Castings are held several times a year! You can find new dates here: Casting Dates. You don’t want to miss any update about castings? Follow our agency and our model agency Youtube!

    + Berlin | CM Gosee Days 11.08. - 14.08.

    4 days exclusive appointments: Instead of big Fashion Week Casting, this year with 4 days and single dates at the CM Gosee Days! You know someone who should definitely become a model? You always wanted to go to a model casting, but until now you have not had the time? Now you have 4 full days, from 11.08. to 14.08.2020 in Berlin. You can find all information here:

    Casting Call / Information

    + casting time, maximum 6 minutes / model
    + Short introduction, posing, small catwalk
    + Clean, no make up, no styling

    Outfit / please bring

    + Body-hugging clothes
    + tight-fitting, simple, clean, white shirt, black pants
    + skin colored underwear
    + high shoes (women)
    + no make-up


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      Model Agency: The Team (Germany) for Spring / Summer 2016

      New in our CM Booking Team: Leonie! We are looking forward to the coming season with you, clients, team and models! As German Model Agency we garantee trust. Just a few months ago, when we had our kick off Germany, nobody though of this big thing. Now we stand as “Model agency” already on page 1 of search results for all major cities  – why? Quality! In order to continue  the fast and smooth model mediation service for our fashion and advertising clients, we are increasing our on Booking Team. New on board, Leonie – a lot of experience and an absolute feeling for Media Marketing & look. Leonie is the perfect agent for demanding projects. For questions or inquiries, please contact us at any time. Read more about our Model Agency.

      Your contact for national and international model Bookings at CM

      Your contact for international bookings Stephan M. Czaja, for national Bookings contact Leonie Dziedeck.

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      General questions

      Tel. +49 (0) 221 16 53 23 70


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      Fair model – small talk & presentation

      Trade fair models are particularly sought after in the German fashion cities of Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Berlin and Munich, but also in media and trade fair cities such as Frankfurt, Cologne and Leipzig. Numerous ads for model jobs appear on the Internet for hairstyling and beauty fairs, cosmetics fairs, car fairs, fitness fairs and of course fashion fairs. But not all trade fair jobs are the same. Models should only accept jobs as a trade show model in the premium class, i.e. where the payment is appropriate and the models model in a high-quality environment, for reputable brands in the premium class and in a serious staging.

      How do I find serious offers for a trade fair model job?

      As many trade fairs there are in Germany, as many ads for trade fair model jobs are placed in the media. Especially new faces who are not yet familiar with the modeling industry should check the ads intensively for their seriousness! Because behind many, first harmless sounding model requests, hides one or the other black sheep. If you are represented by a model agency, discuss the job ad/job request with a booker, he/she will check it for its seriousness and quality. If you are not (yet) represented by a model agency, then check carefully yourself: Which products from which brand are involved? Who is behind the brand? How is the payment and what is expected of me? How is the location set up and how do I appear?

      Helpful: Google the web, look for reviews and testimonials from other models. If you find more negative reviews: Don’t! As a model you should take care of your image and not be associated with dubious jobs, products or services. If you come across a quality modeling job at a trade show from a reputable client, it will have a positive impact on your modeling career.

      What exactly are trade fairs?

      Basically, trade fairs are nothing more than strategically planned marketing events for manufacturers of products or service providers. These present their products or services to interested parties and potential customers (both buyers and dealers, the press, as well as end consumers) with the help of models.

      Fair types

      There are many different fairs, very popular in Germany are cosmetics fairs, beauty fairs, car fairs, fitness fairs, shoe fairs and fashion fairs. Since such events appeal to a large audience, the fairs tend to take place in large cities, such as Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Frankfurt or Cologne.

      What does a trade fair model have to do anyway?

      Why are models so popular at trade fairs? The answer is simple: Beautiful and interesting people who reflect the company’s philosophy and the message of the products/services attract more potential customers, i.e. a good model supports the company’s reputation, image and ultimately its sales. Both experienced professional models and new faces are booked as models for trade fairs.

      Tasks of a trade fair model

      Basically, the tasks are very similar: The model presents the products and services in the sense of the manufacturer in front of an audience. The top priority is a friendly, open and well-groomed appearance. The models are the “face” of the respective company for the duration of the trade fair and they are usually in “direct” contact with the customer, which is why politeness and a positive aura are the be-all and end-all of a trade fair model.

      As a classic trade fair model you usually welcome the guests and “take care” of them, this is more or less intensive depending on the wishes of the client. Either you as a model guide the guests with interest to a separate specialist staff or you inform the visitors about the product or the services. To support this, it is best to explain directly on the “object” itself, for example on a new cream or a new car model.

      What are the job differences per show?

      The tasks of a trade fair model vary depending on the trade fair. While you inform customers about the car model at the IAA in Frankfurt or present and “pitch” a new cosmetic product at Beauty Düsseldorf, you function more as a classic catwalk model at fashion and textile fairs, such as the Cdp in Düsseldorf or MMC Leipzig. Here, the fashion collections are presented by the models on the catwalk or in the form of a showroom.

      Difference Catwalk & Showroom

      A catwalk appearance is purely about the presentation of the fashion piece on the catwalk, in a showroom, on the other hand, the model can be asked questions about her respective outfit, i.e. you must be well informed about the fashion collection. To show the customer exactly what is special about the collection, you point out a clever seam with a hand movement, for example, or open the handbag to show how much space it offers.

      Show & Order Fairs

      Fashion Week in Berlin is also a huge fashion show-and-order fair, here you can admire models in casual looks, evening wear or swimwear on the runways, such as bread and butter, but buyers can also visit the so-called “order fairs”, such as Panorama Berlin or Premium Messe, and reserve collection pieces from various brands.

      Styling demonstration at hairdressing fairs

      At a hairdressing trade fair, such as top hair international in Düsseldorf, models have their hair styled in front of the public, so the trade fair visitor sees directly live on site how good the service of the provider and the products used are. To support and also as an incentive for visiting such a hairdressing or beauty fair, the products are not infrequently also applied and demonstrated directly to the fair guest. Nothing convinces the end consumer more than a personal test – except of course a competent trade fair model.

      Berlin – The Boutique Casting for Fashion Week

      Berlin – only a few degrees above zero, yet everyone in the Cocaine Models team was top motivated for the (cozy) boutique casting! Together with our friends & partners of Macke Boutique Berlin, we spent a full day casting models & photomodels in Schöneberg. A few hours before the invitations went out to 100 models, out of over 300 pre-registrations. Thank you for the great feedback for our first CM Casting in Berlin. Then it was time! Boutique, instead of cool warehouse. On Monday 18.01., in the middle of Schöneberg, at the underground station Nollendorfplatz. 100 models, 3 agency employees and 1 boutique.

      Model Casting: New dates!

      Live Castings are held several times a year! You can find new dates here: Casting Dates. You don’t want to miss any update about castings? Follow our agency and our model agency Youtube!

      + Berlin | CM Gosee Days 11.08. - 14.08.

      4 days exclusive appointments: Instead of big Fashion Week Casting, this year with 4 days and single dates at the CM Gosee Days! You know someone who should definitely become a model? You always wanted to go to a model casting, but until now you have not had the time? Now you have 4 full days, from 11.08. to 14.08.2020 in Berlin. You can find all information here:

      100 Models, 8 hours time – The Casting

      The decision was not easy for the jury, but we found great new talents in Berlin. Welcome to CM! As a little highlight, we shot our new talents directly in the designer pieces of the boutique – with Sedcard photographer Oliver Rudolph. You can find the first photos below: Photo spread, Macke Boutqiue. There is also a casting for the summer season!

      More about Fashion Week AW 2016

      The fashion boutique, Macke a real veteran in Berlin

      Are you looking for a friendly fashion store in the middle of Berlin? Here you are right!

      The “Macke” Boutique – Berliners love the uncomplicated atmosphere. Good advice, a good coffee or prosecco. The idea for the store came from Paris! In the Schöneberger Kiez, between restaurant, weekly market and shops, Macke became an insider tip. It all started very small in Berlin-Kreuzberg over 20 years ago. Back then, “Macke” was still a shop for selected B-goods, just with little quirks. A concept that was successful! Today it is handpicked Berlin designer goods and selected pieces. With special details between the designer pieces: Accessories, little things and smart gift ideas for special occasions. The “Macke” is also a recommendation in our list: Boutqiue Berlin.

      Outfit Shooting, Spring / Summer 2016 with Model Anne

      Model Anne, the complete model sedcard.

      Macke Boutique Berlin, directions

      The Macke Boutique is located in Berlin Schöneberg (Winterfeldtstraße 38, 10781 Berlin). You can also find all styles online at

      You missed the casting in Berlin?

      Then simply register online here, send us your measurements and photos directly on our website: Model Castings

      Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin 2016 – Winter Season