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How to become a model at 14 years: School first!

If you want to become a model at 14, that is quite a good age to start. Normally at this age you are still in school, so you have 3-4 years to take a look in to the model world and do smaller jobs on the weekend or during your holidays. You have enough time to see if this is really the right thing for you and if you can imagin to continue modelling after school. At the time you are about 17-18, you will be ready to work as a professional model and will already have a model book, with great pictures. Most of the best Models all over the world started in the age of 14-16. Not every “normal” agency takes models with the age of 14, most of them start to take models with the age of 15+. If so you can apply in a children modelling agency or just take a year to take care of yourself, try somethings and practise for your future modelling jobs. If you want to know more about modeling, check out become a model or the blog: become a model.

You want to become a model at 14?

Plaintext. Become a model with 14 years

To become a model at the age of 14 is actually very difficult. Especially because you still have to concentrate on the school. Having good grades will help you in your entire life, even if you later have to calculate your fees as a model and z.b. Once you understand the exchange rate between the euro and the dollar. In addition there are many other questions, as well as a good language training, so that you also in commercials, with speech, fits perfectly. It is also about foreign languages ​​but also geographic knowledge. Do you want to be in a small talk with a customer “stupid” or ignorant? Assuming you speak about Asia and cities like Hong Kong, Shanghai or Tokyo, then it would be perfect if you can say a little bit about it as well. That’s why the school is so important to you, whether it’s your own language, a foreign language, math or geography. So you are perfectly prepared to work internationally as a model later.

Dream job modeling: build-up phase at a young age

If you still want to apply in a modeling agency, then you should make sure that they talk to your parents first. You should always be aware of your plans, because at the latest the agency wants to talk to your parents when you are only 14 years old. Being a model means more than just waiting for jobs, first you have to build up your model portfolio. In other words, you will have many test shoots with photographers to help you gradually collect footage. It does not depend on the amount of photos but on the quality of the photographer. If you apply for a good modeling agency at the age of 14, from the beginning you will only get to the best photographers in your city and in your state.

After the first model castings and jobs comes

After your model kit is set up, you will get the first jobs. Here’s the next sticking point, if you want to be a model at the age of 14, you’ll need to take off from school. Here we come back to the good grades, the better you are in school, the sooner your school and your teacher is ready to give you free.

Too often you can not afford the luxury, because there are always new exams to you. So if you want to be a model early, you should definitely have a lot of patience for your setup. You will not be able to do most of the jobs. For many customer requests, you must first give an option. An option means you are free this day. Will you be booked then, the job starts. However, if another model is booked, the day is free again and you do not have the job. If you have to get rid of the school every time, but only get one in four jobs, the school will eventually stop playing – understandably. That’s why you need a professional and experienced modeling agency, she knows exactly which jobs she plays for you and which not.

You see, becoming a model at the age of 14 is not that easy, so be sure to be patient! It is best to wait until you are 15 or 16 years old, then the school will be over in the foreseeable future and you can concentrate fully on modeling.

Minimum measurements for models

As you can read in our article requirements for models, minimum dimensions, you should bring as a model a height of 174cm. If you want to work internationally as a female model, you should even be 178 cm tall. Your height should not exceed 181 cm, male models start at 185cm. If you are wearing high-heeled shoes as a woman, you would already tower over the first men, but with 181cm you are already very tall. For male models applies as I said a minimum size of 185cm. The maximum size should not exceed 195 cm. Whether male or female model, you should have a slim figure, pay attention to your diet and do sports. And sure, there are always exceptions.

Models and Sports: Defining instead of hardcore training

With sport, you should not overdo it as a model, your muscles grow too much, you do not fit in the standard sizes. As a woman you should train in a very defined way, but as a man you should also make sure that your muscles do not get too big. Why is that? For one thing, you just do not fit into the standard sizes of fashion designers as just described. On the other hand, in the field of advertising, models are ultimately elements of advertising, so that people can identify with the person (you). If your body or your proportions are too standard, fewer people will be able to identify with you and ultimately fewer people will buy your customer’s product. So a lot of ambition and a bit of psychology or knowledge of human nature is part of the topic of modeling. Would you have thought that?

Apply in modeling agencies at the age of 14 years

If you still want to try your luck now, then send us your photos! All our model agency needs from you are two very simple photos you can do with your phone. Make sure that you stand in the daylight and that you send a portrait and a full body photo. In addition you send us still your most important measures and your contact data. With this you have taken the first step! Send us your model application now.

More tips for modeling

If you ever want to read through the most important tips for fashion shows, your first photo shoot or tips for your model portfolio and the first photo shoots with photographers, then check out our model blog, here you can get insider tips from our model agents, you help prepare your career well.

Supermodels who started with the age of 14 or younger

There are a few supermodels who started with the age of 14 or even younger. Below you can find some of the world most famous models who started with this age.

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss was 13 years old when a Scout discovered her in St.Louis, her first time on a Plane.

Coco Rocha

Coco Rocha was discovered while a Dancebattle with the age of 14.

Christy Turlington

Christy Turlington was horse riding in Florida when she was 14, a photographer discovered her and only one year later she started her model carrere in Paris.

Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen was only 14 years old when she was discovered while eating a burger in Sao Paolo.

Do it yourself: Bust, Waist, Hips and Height

These are the measurements points for your first modeling agency application. Take care, that you are totally honest. More about: Take your own measurements for agencies, castings and jobs.

Modeling worldwide: USA to Europe and Asia

How to become a model at 16: Modeling agency, measurements and jobs

If you want to become a model at 16, that is exacly the rigth age. Normally at this age you are still in school, so you have about 2 years to take a look in to the model world and do smaller jobs on the weekend or during your holidays. You have enough time to see if this is really the right thing for you and if you can imagin to continue modelling after school. At the time you are about 17-18, you will be ready to work as a professional model and will already have a model book, with great pictures. Most of the best Models all over the world started in the age of 14-16. If you want to know more about modeling, check out become a model or the blog: become a model.

You want to become a model at 16?

Modeling worldwide: USA to Europe and Asia

Modeling with 16 years: All you need to know

If you want to be a model at the age of 16, then you have the perfect age to start in a modeling agency. Modeling agencies specialize in building talented youngsters, and you’re probably about to graduate at the age of 16. If you have graduated from school, then you have enough time to work as a model! Because it’s not just about jobs, as we wrote in the blog post about Model at the age of 15, you will also need a lot of time if you want to work abroad as an international model. Our modeling agency works together with many partners abroad and can therefore help you with an international modeling career, an unbeatable advantage compared to many modeling agencies. We work with renowned partners in New York, Paris, Milan but also in Asia in Tokyo and Shanghai. But for an international modeling career you need a lot of time, as just described. An ordinary stay with a partner agency abroad takes 45 to 60 days for you. During this time you work completely for the partner agency and for their customers. What is the advantage of working abroad?

International picture material for your model portfolio

If you work as a model abroad, you will come to photographers who have different styles and see pictures with a different eye. When you are back in your own country, these pictures will pop out of your model portfolio and you will see that you have international experience.

Also, it will come at some point, the better you are as a model, the higher your demands on photographers. At some point you will only work with the best photographers from your city, that’s not many, maybe 5 or 50, depending on whether you work in a German city like Berlin or in an international megametropolis like London. Most models do not come from an international megacity, but from smaller cities with 50,000 inhabitants or 100,000 inhabitants. There is not a single photographer with an international level here, so you need a modeling agency that can represent you nationally but also internationally. That’s the only way you can safely go the way that leads you to a profitable career.

You can already see how demanding the job of a model can be. We did not even talk about castings or test shoots or jobs with customers. Not only do you take care that you have a lot of ambition and motivation, you still have to make sure that you continue your education yourself. That’s why the school is so important to you! If you are ever in the small talk with international clients, photographers, make-up artists or stylists, then you should be able to keep up. What is happening in the US, what is happening in Asia? If you want to work as a model, then you definitely have to think outside the box and I also deal with other topics. At some point, maybe a shoot in the automotive industry or a moderation at a trade fair will be out of fashion for you. Then you have to be able to adjust spontaneously and flexibly to a new situation and a new topic.

Since you are 16 at the end of your school, you have the perfect age to start as a model. Last year, you can once again focus on building your model portfolio with local photographers. You can do first jobs as a model and gain experience first. If you have practiced for one or two years or have also done your first practical jobs, you are ready for foreign countries! Especially at a young age models are in demand abroad, because the faces are new and customers are interested in new faces. Who is new, is interesting! If you are an interesting guy, then apply to us at Cocaine Models!

Models who started with the age of 16+

16 is a really good age to start your model carrere. Below you can find some famous models who also started with the age of 16-18.

Candice Swanpoel

Candice Swanpoel the beautiful model from South Africa has been discovered by strolling over a flea market. At that time she was 16 years old. Before she had collected first model experiences in Paris.

Doutzen Kroes

When Doutzen Kroes was 18 years old she sended her pictures to some Agencies, just to earn some extra money. After her first try she had her model contract. Her name got famous when Star photographer Steven Meisel shooted her for the Cover of the italian “Vogue”.

Behati Prinsloo

Do it yourself: Bust, Waist, Hips and Height

These are the measurements points for your first modeling agency application. Take care, that you are totally honest. More about: Take your own measurements for agencies, castings and jobs.

Influencer Marketing: Social Media Agency Insights!

Take advantage of our excellent network! As influencer agency, we put influencers early on Instagram. From the fashion label to the corporation: Influencer marketing offers ranges that other media hardly reach. With over 7,000,000 impressions to date, this is one of the biggest projects: the Sports Influencer Award with 15+ influencers. You would like to advertise on Instagram? Send us your campaign data.

Influencers for fashion, travel & more

Social media marketing with influencers for fashion companies

Social media management plays an important role in any modern media planning for new projects, products and brands. Here companies reach the right contact persons directly and without large wastage. Models, bloggers, they are influencers and bring brands to their target audience. For every marketing company, the clever choice of channels, people and product placement is the guarantee of commercial success. Those who choose between different social networks these days do not only have the choice between one or two networks, many today are competing for the favor of billions of users. To date, there is only one undisputed leader, the largest social network since Facebook, with nearly two billion users. A huge opportunity for companies. In addition to the industry giants, more and more new and interesting networks are opening up. Real big players are above all YouTube and Instagram. Emerging networks include Pinterest and Snapchat.

Influencer Marketing for Germany + Europe

Influencer marketing is concerned with the targeted marketing of products or brands by opinion leaders (influencers). Many clients use Instagram as lead generation. Through the targeted integration of thematically matching goods, blogs and Instagram channels are now becoming the sought-after promotion platform for marketing departments. Influencers are instruments of “digital marketing”. In the jargon of the advertising industry, “influencers […] are the new supertargets in marketing. As multipliers and opinion leaders, they are at the center of their own network and are actively networked with others. They strengthen the reputation of a supplier, help products, brands and services to make a quick breakthrough and thus ensure success.” (Paul Gillin: The New Influencers, Quill Driver, Frenso 2007).

Increase Reach – Social Media Influencer: Creative Marketing

The more people ‘talk’ about you or your brand, the more successful you are! The principle is old-fashioned and also works in social media management. To gain exposure to social networks like Instagram in Snapchat, it’s especially important to work with the right people – the perfect influencers. For lifestyle, beauty, fashion and travel models are the perfect multipliers! They set trends, meet famous people and wear the latest collections. A very authentic product placement for your own brand! Just like editors in magazines, bloggers in social networks are the opinion leaders. They are interesting to people because they report live and directly from their private lives. This absolutely authentic presentation makes her photos, stories and videos in social networks and her followers hot. Products and brands that use them will be re-purchased, used and in the best case recommended. As a result, the influence of social media as a marketing tool and advertising medium has become particularly large. Especially in the younger target groups, bloggers are the stars of the new era. Anyone who wants to follow these trends will follow them, not the classic TV commercials. Even young bloggers reach thousands, tens of thousands of people with their channels. This offers brands, fashion labels, companies and companies unbeatable advantages in direct customer contact and sales promotion.

Social Media Models – Efficient Marketing and First-Class Results

Multipliers, Influenzer, Testimonial, Brand Ambassador – There are so many names for this one popular concept in Referral Marketing. Our modeling agency is one of the first movers for social media & models. Fashion companies benefit in particular from the model as a brand ambassador. The organic range is almost free from wastage. Quite unlike in classic media such as TV, magazine & Co. Their products go directly to young and trend-conscious people. Ideal for all promotions such as travel, hotels, fashion, new products, beauty products and much more. As a modeling agency, we attach particular importance to authentic people and constant camera presence for social media marketing. We want to integrate brands into the daily lives of users and increase the branding for you through a steady flow of information. Those who establish their brand in young target groups will be able to profit from the range for many years to come. Take the unique opportunity to work in this new area of ​​marketing. Book strong multipliers for your next social media campaign – with CM!

  • Social Media Model Management
    We advise you in castings and model selection
  • Top Influenzer for your target group
    Success through active users and multipliers
  • Ad Management
    Advertise on Youtube, Instagram & Co.

Classics like YouTube, Facebook and Youngsters like Instagram, Snapchat

Modern market leaders – Instagram is often an insider’s tip in online marketing of companies and companies for their products and services that are advertised or promoted on social networks. For a few weeks, it is also possible to switch to Instagram advertising. What distinguishes Instagram, especially from the other major social networks, is the very exact targeting of targeting. Since then, Facebook has ranked first with over 1.5 billion users, with Instagram already bringing together more than 300 million. Due to the hitherto very specialized user group, the picture network is provided by the house with little wastage in the promotion. Cross-media, cross-network work is the recipe for success for reach and cover in social networks such as Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter & Co. Here are the big players for Germany:

  • YouTube – The largest video platform
    1,400,000 users
  • Instagram – the app for photos & small videos
    900,000,000 users
  • Facebook – the network for everyone
    1,850,000 users
  • Snapchat – The Youngster of Networks
    300,000,000 users

Social Media Monitoring

Anyone who wants to promote his products successfully as a company or company in social media must pay attention to two factors. This is the choice of media (mix, style, channel, etc.) for the skillful placement as well as the monitoring of the success following the advertising campaigns. Social media monitoring therefore addresses the particular challenge of reviewing outcomes – achievements and goals that companies set themselves in advance of each campaign. A variety of analytical methods, which are already largely provided by the individual social networks, help. Here you can read out various information and see if your own campaign on the Web was successful. The key figures in social media management include:

  • Target group (demographics, interests, geography, behavior)
  • Technology and user data (stationary, mobile)
  • Acquisition and origin (search engines and social media)
  • Behavior of the users as well as the conversion

Social Media Ads & Retargeting – Marketing Strategies for Modern Brands

Especially for the technological components, social media managers can create complex campaign plans for companies and companies. For example, users who see our ad but are using a new iPhone may see different ad impressions than users with older devices. For example, this scattering effect is excellent for companies with products in high and low price segments. Different messages can be sent to different target groups here. Another component of sales promotion through social networks is retargeting, the intelligent new or return of visitors. By retargeting we catch users who have ever been interested in your offer. This increases the willingness of users to interact and their success in the online media.

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