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Gloria for CATRICE x in stores now!

Just finished school, but no break in sight! Our Gloria is currently very busy going on photo shoots, talking to agencies and preparing her career as a model internationally. Now she’s gotten a little bit closer again! Because she is the face of the latest Catrice campaign and we are incredibly proud.

Gloria for Catrice now available in all stores x NEONUDE

No matter which drugstore you enter, Gloria shines at you with her beautiful blue eyes. The bright colors are eye-catching. What a great career move. Gloria’s gaudy pink color puts us in the perfect summer mood.

NEONUDE by Catrice – Mix of bright summer colors & Nudes

Catrice is happy to spice up its range and selection further by changing Limited Editions. The new completely vegan collection includes bright summer colours and light nude tones. To pay homage to the summer with beautiful fingernails. If you want to have a closer look at the collection you can find it online and in stores.

Catrice – Make Up, Concealer & Nail polish

Catrice develops cosmetics with much love. The products are sold at fair prices. They are available in drugstores like Dm or Rossmann. According to the motto to put a lot of thought into the product, so that the customers of the make-up’s don’t have to worry about which products they let near their skin. Best of all, the whole thing should be as easygoing as possible for the consumer and give everyone the opportunity to try out different looks. But the quality and care of the products begins during production. The formulas are developed without the use of animal testing and the vegan range is constantly being expanded. The brand’s trend awareness is particularly pronounced. With Catrice, you will never miss a single trend again and always stay up-to-date! An orientation towards the fashion world and hip styles is clearly recognizable in the brand’s collections. The colour selection includes classic nuances as well as those that currently dominate the world’s metropolises.

More from Catrice you can find here!

Live Model Castings in July: Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne & Seoul – apply now!

Summer is back! This year without Fashion Week in Berlin, Paris, Milan, London and Co., but still with CM Casting Tour! You always wanted to apply as a model or you know someone who should definitely introduce himself or herself as a model? Then you have now the chance to have a live casting with our model agency. In July you can meet us live in 4 cities. Of course everything under consideration of the current events and with the appropriate protection measures!

Casting procedure

Application – send us here your short introduction with the most important information and a few photos. Our model scouting team is reviewing the applications every evening and sends out the individual invitations afterwards.

Casting date – the exact casting address will be sent to you after the successful invitation. In every city, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne but also Seoul (South Korea) there will be photo studios in selected daylight. Here we will make some Polaroids of you directly and have space for a catwalk. So you will make a small introduction and afterwards a small catwalk.

Time and shooting – each single performance takes about 15 minutes. Please keep the whole day free, because the best ones will get a photo shooting right away. For this one of the top photographers in Germany will be present (among others Elle Cover January 2020).

Casting invitations & Corona

In order to have a safe casting, all models will participate this year by invitation only. Therefore it is important that you apply for the casting in advance! Our Model Scouting Team will have a look over the invitations every day and send the best one an appointment!

So there will be no open casting this year!

  • No open auditions this summer
  • previous application
  • Individual invitation with date after application

Nevertheless we will try to send as many invitations as possible. If you always wanted to become a model or know someone who should definitely introduce himself as a model, here is the chance!

Cities: Casting tour

  • July 7th – Cologne
  • July 9th – Berlin
  • July 10th – Hamburg
  • July 12th – Hamburg
  • July 13th – Seoul (South Korea)

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Modeling is a really hard job, just like soccer players you have to work on your career and be patient. So that you improve step by step, month by month and year by year. For that you can make it and have a real dream job! You will meet interesting people, sometimes you will be on spectacular productions and jobs, travelling through Germany, Europe and the whole world. If you want to learn more about casting and modeling, then read our big guide here, free of charge and for you:

Casting Berlin: Rooftop #throwback

Paris Fashion Week – Adelina, Klara & Linn Cocaine models live

This year the Paris Fashion Week will take place again, a week packed with fashion-loving people, designers, bloggers, models and runway shows. In the city of love, this week is a wonderful spectacle all about the fashion world.

Fashion Week Paris – designers, models and bloggers

Probably the most hectic time of the year for a model, but also the time when you have the chance to make a name for yourself. Between rehersals, castings and shows there is little time to sit back and do nothing. Instead you meet the most influential people in the fashion business. From bloggers to designers, agents, other models or photographers. If there is a hotspot, it is here. This year we are very proud to say that 3 of our Upcoming Models are on site and all 3 are working.

Adelina, Linn & Klara – Cocaine Models in the middle of it

This year 3 of our CM girls are in Paris and are all working hard on their careers. They spend their time with castings, runways, showrooms etc. Through the many impressions and experiences, Linn, Klara and Adelina are becoming more and more the darlings of our customers and are gaining professionalism with every job. Now together they make Paris insecure and are all looking forward to the coming days.

Adelina – Our Runway Powergirl

After the last successful stays abroad, which Adelina mastered well, she has reached her next milestone. She walked at the Paris Fashion Week. For the 2 brands Moohong and Dawei she has already run and the week has just started.

The highlights of Paris Fashion Week 2020

Those who are allowed to present their fashion at PFW have made it and are established in the fashion world. Every designer is a winner, but here you will find our TOP highlights of the best shows of this season.

Chanel Haute Couture S/S 2020 – The complete fashion show

Even though Karl Lagerfeld didn’t get the chance to give the show his touch this year, Chanel has lived up to his legacy. Here you can find the complete runway show of the Chanel Haute Couture Spring and Summer Show 2020 in Paris.

 

Balmain – Spring / Summer 2020

The show in a wonderful, huge ambience was probably already a real eye-catcher until here. However, Olivier Rousteing completely outdid himself in the mix, the otherwise very extravagant brand, with a cool modern and almost futuristic style. You can find the whole show here.

Saint Laurent – Fall/Winter 2020

The location of the latest Saint Laurent Show was almost reminiscent of the upcoming James Bond movie. In the full focus of the models and designs was illuminated with bright beams of light on individual ones. In this you can find the whole show with many insights and designs and supermodels like Kaia Gerber.

 

Photo update! News from Klara, Anni & Instagram Star Laura

There are some new things with our models, apart from many jobs there are many new successes and of course many new pictures. From Klara’s Milan Fashion Week successes, to the next destinations of our models and new pictures of our young girls, here you can find a small update with the latest locations and jobs of 3 of our models!

Klara – Back from Milan

Our darling Klara Marie is on her way to Paris after her long stay in Milan. She could gain a lot of experience and could be found at castings, runways and shootings. Here are some new pictures of our girl in Milan. The girl knows no break, because now the next trip is coming up and that is to Paris!

Fashion Week Milan – Runway Klara

Klara also visited the catwalk in Milan. Besides castings, shootings and agency meetings Klara was also to be seen on the catwalks in Milan. With her long legs and her expressive look Klara could convince the fashion show guests.

Anni – Updates from Paris and Bali

Also our girl Anni Barros can now be found in another location. She is currently in Bali and ready for great shootings and job requests in this tropical paradise. The first pictures are already available and you can see them here. Also from her time in Paris before you can find an update from our little artist.

Laura – Our Instagram Star + Sunshine girl

Also from our sunshine Laura there are new pictures and a small update. With just 16 years Laura has cracked the 400.000 followers on Instagram and we understand why! With her smile and her sweet nature, she conjures a warm heart to each and every one of them. Here you can find her new pictures from her shoot with the current Elle-photographer Oliver Rudolph.

20th Century: New male models from London & Zurich

New year, new decade, new generation of young models. Also for the start of this year, we want to give you a little insight into some of our new faces. For the start of 2020, we present our UK Boy Franck Abale and our new curly hair Darcy.

Franck – New from UK / London

From now on we represent Franck Abale, our new British Boy! He already has some modeling experience and has also shot with soccer legend Christiano Ronaldo. If you are a customer and want a little bit of the Cool-Boy-Spirit, you can book Franck now through Cocaine Models!

Darcy – Distinctive look from Zurich

Darcy Dodds is our next male New Face. With his distinctive gesture and his 191 centimetres he is a real up-and-coming star.  Also his playful curls make the Swiss man very likeable. We believe in a great year 2020 with our new faces and are happy to finally introduce them.

Made for online shops: New at CM – Cutie Diana

New decade – new models. Diana has already had experience in modeling and is now part of the CM Family! With her strong blue eyes she enchants all people around her. We are looking forward to make the best of 2020 together.

Diana – Made for Online Shops

Here you can find the first photo gallery from her first job, if you want to see more you can find her complete book under the New Faces in the menu bar.

7 new Models: September Update at CM + New Faces

The new season starts! While Klara is doing her first fashion week in Milan, Adelina is currently in Beijing with Follow Up in Milan and Paris – good luck girls! Beside news from Klara and Adelina there is also some news from the Women-Board. We have mega new additions, among others Aynon and Nastya! Here are all updates:

Nastya – Commercial, Fashion, High Fashion

OMG! No words needed. Nastya’s model portfolio always shows new facets, commercial, fashion, high fashion. We are looking forward to working with you!

Anyon – The Queen

When our team created their model folder, we all just said “wow”. She is crazy, colourful and from Cape Town to Paris she is in a good mood. Here we go: Welcome to CM, Anyon!

Lisa – London Girl

Her tooth space is so adorable! From now on bookable from London, our Lisa.

Paulina – Now at CM Germany!

Paulina has an absolutely individual look. Symetry and breaks make us special.

Yen – Unmistakable

Yen is New Face at CM and definitely Upcoming! Now her first track is online. More under:

Sumi – New Face

Sumi is absolutely international and for Germany, the commercial but also the fashion market, a real unique specimen for photo shootings. Let’s go girl!

Laura – Instagram Princess

15 years and already over 250,000 followers on Instagram. If you’re so busy, you deserve support! Last but not least, Laura! Here you can find more on Instagram: Laura.

Klara (Milan) & Adelina (Beijing) – good luck!

In the end once again much success to our two New Faces during their first stay abroad – go girls!

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CM Model Merchandise: Autumn Pieces 2019 + 1K YouTube Special!

 

CM Model Merchandise – The new Pieces for autumn 2019 are here. Now for example with our CM Long Sleeve, for cooler days and of course as always the CM No. 1 Classics. Our merchandise has already made it far, from Central Park in New York to Sydney Australia. As a small thank you for the fact that we cracked the 1000 followers on Youtube, we now offer our exclusive “thank you” discount on many pieces of up to 30%!

The new Pieces: CM Merchandise

Klara for HUF Magazine – Editorial by Edouard Olszewski

Now new, Klara seen in the new photo gallery of HUF Magazine. And once again she is an absolute dream! Shortly before she starts to go to Milan to take part in her first Fashion Week, she went back to the studio with great photographer Edouard Olszewski. A great upgrade for her model portfolio but also a wonderful memory of Germany. Soon we’ll be entering the big fashion world of Haute Couture and Prêt-à-porter. Castings between Hilfiger, Dolce & Gabbana but also brands like Gucci thanks to our local partner agency.

Photo gallery Klara in HUF Magazine

Team Editorial “Addendum”:

  • Photographer: Edouard Olszewski
  • Makeup: Anika Raskopp and Tina Follmann
  • Stylist: Naddy Führinger
  • Model: Klara Marie Dogan @ Cocaine Models
  • Studio: Hedgehog Management
  • Outfits: Asos, Zara,…

Next! Fashion Week in Milan

Models of course do much more in everyday life. Not only the classic fashion show, of course also Instagram. So you can currently see Klara on the Instagram channel of Kennel and Schmenger. Here she presents monthly new highlights & pieces from the collection. Now we’re going to Milan and wish her every success!

Yulianna – Diversity! New in our model agency

Diversity – Yulianna is so special! Winnie Harlow showed it off as a model and conquered the fashion world with her gene defect ‘Vitiligo’. In current campaigns, in TV commercials and on magazine covers. The very special thing about her are the liver spots, which make her look so unique. We are very happy to have won Yulianna and look forward to working with her.

Yulianna – Closer Look

Folge Yulianna on Instagram + Cocaine Models!

First we have a fancy GIF, then the photos in still. We love it! Yulianna by Robin Platte.

Yulianna – Special

More about Yulianna? This is Yulianna Yussef talking about her life with the skin disease congenital nevus in RTL in interview.

Folge Yulianna on Instagram + Cocaine Models!

Male Model: How to become a model as a man?

You want to be a model? We are looking for male models with character and charm. Our top priority: changeability. But what are the requirements? It is important to us that our female and male models feel comfortable in their bodies, because a healthy self-confidence is reflected in their charisma. Only those who live the job with joy and conviction can call up a corresponding performance. Self-confidence, reliability and the ability to easily slip into different roles are three important skills to assert yourself in the modeling industry. Our customers pay attention to an expressive face, convincing looks, a good posture and coordination. Our Cocaine Models team takes care of our models with intensive management and prepares them for jobs in a goal-oriented manner.

How do I become a male model? Successful modeling as a man!

Prerequisites as Model and Male Model: Character Strength, Fitness and Courage

Self-confidence, reliability and the ability to easily slip into different roles are three important skills to assert yourself in the modeling industry. Our customers are looking for an expressive face, convincing looks, good posture and coordination. Our Cocaine Models team takes care of our models with intensive management and prepares them for jobs in a goal-oriented manner: From fitting models for designers to fashion shows and photo shoots.

But first of all you have to actively decide for yourself to become a model. Because especially at the beginning it is a lot of work, e.g. building up your model portfolio, which also means that you have to have a lot of patience, because nobody becomes a star overnight.

International male model: Chand visiting Germany

In our new little Model Doku we accompanied Chand three days in Germany. Together with Oliver Rudolph Chand shoots for trueprodigy. The brand sells in over 35 countries! So that the looks in the new lookbook, the shop and the store elements are also right, the Chand label flew in from Stockholm. We accompanied Chand backstage, in the hotel, in the gym but also at breakfast. A little insight for New Faces!

The customer – what are the agencies and designers looking at?

It is particularly important to the designers that their collections are presented by models that give the end consumer that certain “feeling”. A targeted choice of model is therefore decisive for the statistically growing sales figures. This shows how important it is for a model to develop a certain individuality, in short: uniqueness pays off. This ability is innate, but can be additionally trained. We support our female and male models in this way, continue to pursue classic chic and underline their uniqueness.

Men model Sanja in international automobile commercial 2015/16

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Model: Sanja | to the blog post: Advertising spot for Opel ‘Quantum Leap’ Making Of

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Am Set mit Autos, Helikoptern & Co. | zum Blogbeitrag: Advertising spot for Opel ‘Quantum Leap’ Making Of

The Cocaine Models Concept: Classic AND Unique. We are broadly positioned with our model portfolio. Through our experience in the agency sector, we would like to make the media city of Cologne a German fashion metropolis next to Berlin. Our Booking Management stands for your success. In our model agency we work cross-media and thus achieve a large reach. Thanks to our well-developed railway network, we are quickly available on site for half of Europe. A good basis for a stable future in the Made sector.

What does a man model have to know?

A sympathetic charisma is the be-all and end-all in the model business. A nice smile is also more important for male models than the washboard stomach. Solarium tanned skin is an absolute No Go! A big advantage of male models: They can work longer in the model business than female models. On the other hand, they are paid less than women.

Check list for male models:

  • Changeability: You must also be able to look younger than you actually are. In Germany, male types are more in demand, but “young boys” are particularly successful abroad, especially in France or Italy.
  • Optimum starting age: between 16 and 18 years of age
  • Development ability: You need to develop a sense of styling and your ability to perform properly constantly
  • Under 1,80 male models have hardly a chance, because they are not versatile applicable
  • Sporty physique is good
  • Striking facial features
  • On application photos: type of man must be recognizable, a smile is advantageous

The Model Guru: Lutz Marquardt in an interview about modeling & Personality

In an interview with Lutz Marquardt you can see what a model needs to know! It’s not all about good looks. Emotions, gestures and a changeable personality are the basis for successful models! Interview by Soraya / FIV Magazine.

Become a model – Apply in our agency

Our model agency is looking for female as well as male models. Our model agency exists since 2015 in Cologne. We have many years of agency experience and have our own agency office with a shooting studio in the Mediapark in Cologne. We are not just an ordinary model agency, but we take over the entire administration for our clients, from booking to completion. But that’s not all: With interesting lifestyle and fashion blogs of our models, we offer a great alternative to the classic model agency offer. We work with professional and experienced models, but also promote new talents. Our selection of New Faces is large and constantly growing. We have a large offer for our customers for their next catwalk or future campaigns, our team finds the optimal staffing.

Modeling – How to apply

If you are interested in the fashion industry and like to move in front of the camera, these are two good prerequisites for a model application with us. Experience in the model area is an advantage, but not a must. You should also meet these criteria to start a successful modeling career with Cocaine Models:

  • Minimum size: female: 174 cm, male: 184 cm
  • Figure: Slim, athletic, long legs
  • Face: symmetrical, higher cheekbones, nice profile

Model application for men

Application with Polaroid images: One portrait photo (face) and one full body photo.

On the Polaroids you should be seen in a natural look: Natural light, no make-up, plain clothes. As soon as we have checked your application and find you interesting, we will get in touch with you by e-mail or telephone. We invite you to a short introduction in our agency.

The interview in the agency

Please think in advance about your experience, your goals with us, mobility, availability times and hobbies & skills. In our agency we take your measurements again personally and do a small test shooting. For this, you should appear clean, that is, in plain, body-hugging clothes, a white T-shirt, black trousers, skin-colored underwear. The female model applicants should also not forget bikinis and high heels. Besides female models we are also always looking for male models. Read more here: Model Application.

Measurements for male models

All the important data for men who want to be models:

SizeXSSMLXLXXLXXXLXXXXL
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UK3436384042444648
US3436384042444648
Chest90cm94cm98cm102cm106cm110cm114cm118cm
35.5″37″38.5″40.25″41.75″43.25″44.75″45.5″
Low Waist78.5cm82.5cm86.5cm90.5cm94.5cm98.5cm102.5cm106.5cm
31″32.5″34″35.5″37.25″38.75″40.25″42″
Hip91cm95cm99cm103cm107cm111cm115cm119cm
35.75″37.5″39″40.5″42.25″43.75″45.25″46.75″
Overarm82.5cm84cm85.5cm87cm110cm89cm90cm91cm
32.5″33″33.5″34.25″34.5″35″35.5″35.75″

Source: Belstaff

If you meet these criteria, nothing stands in the way of a successful modeling career.

You can start a career as a male model in our Cocaine Models agency in Cologne. We are looking for types with different facets, male and muscular types as well as slim, young men. Our team not only works throughout Germany, but also internationally. We are looking forward to your application as a male model. You got your agency appointment? Read here all about your first Agency Casting.

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Become a model: Step by step

  1. Modeling: Reality vs dream in New York, Paris and worldwide
  2. Requirements of modeling: Height, age and measurement
  3. Male Model: How to become a model as a man?
  4. Competition and criticism: Understand photographers and clients as a model
  5. Become a model! Professionalism, good notes and self-confidence
  6. Application basics: Agencies, scouts and a checkliste
  7. Take your own measurements for agencies, castings and jobs
  8. Casting types for modeling jobs

Model agency without fees: Serious agencies never want money from you!

You want to go to a modeling agency with no fees? Many people ask themselves at the beginning, if they want to become a model, do I have to pay money for a model agency? Serious model agencies want to earn money together with you as a model. This in turn means that you do not pay any fees for the agency admission.

Always watch out for fees!

As already mentioned, in a serious model agency you will not have any fees or costs to be represented in the agency. The agency gives you as a management a jump start and does not charge you any costs.

If you want to apply online in a model agency, make sure that no costs are mentioned in advance. You should also always have a look at the model selection, here you can estimate whether it is a mass file, or a management that deals with a few people. Model management costs a lot of time. The more international the jobs, the more complex the organization and planning for the agents. Therefore, pay attention to the quality of the model selection during the first online visit of the model agency and especially to the fact that no costs or fees arise for you to be accepted in the model agency.

Book female models for photo shootings

Are you looking for the perfect female model for your next photo shooting production, whether Instagram, Lookbook or online shop? Our agents will help you find and select the best qualified models for the job.

Book female models for photo shootings

Please also contact us at any time for direct bookings. You will find all important telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and contact persons at

Model Agency Men: Boys & Men Models

Are you looking for a model agency for men? Whether you want to become a model yourself, or are looking for a photo model for an upcoming shooting, or a film production, with us you are exactly at the right address! We represent men models, in the young in addition, in the advanced age, up to selected Best Ager Models. With our expertise we help young models to dare the first steps into their modeling career. We also help experienced male models to get good and first class customers in Germany.

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If you want to know more about modeling and male models, read our article here:

Search Model Agency

Finding the right model agency is not so easy for many people when they are looking for the perfect agency or management. The search is quite simple, if you consider a few basic things. That’s why we asked our Chef Booker today to give us some practical tips on how to find the ideal model agency!

Tip number 1: Search engines

If you are looking for a model agency, search engines are your first port of call. Why exactly is that so? Agencies that take care of their models also maintain a high-quality online presence for customers. It doesn’t matter if it is the own website that represents the portfolios of the models or the social media presence, from Tik Tok to Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. For a model agency there is a lot to do in the area of marketing. In addition to the online media, there are of course live events and much more. Who maintains its Internet side correctly, that gives itself probably also in many other aspects large trouble. By the simple search for e.g. “Modelagentur Berlin”, you can find all important pages from Berlin in a fraction of a second.

Important: Pay attention to advertisements

When you start your search on such portals, always pay attention to advertisements. The first places are often booked by paid partnerships. These partners and model agencies do not make it from their own stand on page one, so they buy advertising space. Therefore, make sure that you only click on model agencies that do not have advertising labels. At Google you see for example a small symbol with the letters “AD” which stands for Advertising.

Model agencies on page 2, 3, 4

Many look at their search for the right model agency usually only on the first places. Not only are there the advertisements, on pages 2, 3 and 4 you will also find some interesting model agencies. Especially in the big cities like Munich, Berlin or Hamburg you will find good working agencies on the places further back. Especially if you don’t make it directly to one of the top agencies on the first places, you should not give up the search! Because as we will see later in chapter competition, there are perhaps only too many types that resemble your look already. Maybe that’s why you didn’t get any feedback from the modeling agency. That’s why you should always remember that on pages 2, 3, 4 you will also find interesting model agencies. In big cities like New York, or London, you can even click up to page 10 and still find good model agencies in the city.

Tip number 2: Modelagency.one and Models.com

Worldwide there are two portals where you can find the best model agencies. For one, Modelagency.one. The platform is editorially supervised and model agencies cannot buy themselves paid. But Models.com is also a good option. Here you can shop as a model agency, but you have to fulfill certain criteria. A look at both sides is worthwhile for you!

Modelagency.one lists the best model agencies worldwide in the most important cities, but also the most important core countries for models. On the portal you will find editorial articles, which means that all model agencies are checked and updated by hand. On this page you will find all important contact information from all over the world, no matter if you are looking for a good model agency in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong or Shanghai. On the respective city pages you will also find small descriptions as well as links to social media profiles, so that you can have a look at the agencies directly!

Have you ever heard of Models.com? The internet platform has been around for a long time and it checks its listed model agencies very carefully. The prerequisites for a listing are, among other things, that you represent three models that are already listed on Models.com, which means that you already have a certain reputation, a good reputation as a model agency.

Here you will find a lot of good agencies, in different cities of the world. From Amsterdam, via Los Angeles, to Shanghai.

The important thing is, to be listed here, you have to pay a lot of money. Not every model agency is willing to spend a lot of money on a link. Therefore many very good agencies are also not listed here. Do you get an excellent overview of most of the top agencies in your city? That’s why it’s worth visiting this page!

Tip number 3: Portfolios of models

After you have found several good agencies, no matter if you use the search engine or brutal ones like models.com, or modelagency.one, we recommend you to open the different model agencies in a new tab. So you have the different agencies all open in one browser. In the next step you go on each model agency into the portfolio of the women. Mostly by the term “Women” or “Main”.

By the different tabs in your browser you can now look at the individual model agencies directly in comparison. So you can judge the model agency according to several criteria.

  • How many models does the model agency look after? Elitist management with 20, or 30, or mass file with over 200?
  • Do you see photos from jobs and campaigns of brands you know?
  • If you compare all agencies, which one looks the most professional?
  • Which model agency shows the models possible natural? Who overdoes it with make up and styling, so that the model is distracted?
  • Is there New Faces, at the age of 15, or 16 years with international look?
  • Are there any experienced models with extremely many photo galleries and different settings?

Of course you don’t have to answer all these questions in a checklist or on a piece of paper. It is important to keep the questions in mind while you look at the portfolios of the different agencies. If you then compare ten or fifteen model agencies with each other, you will quickly find out which agency offers the best platform for models and perhaps in the future for you too!

Tip number 4: Competition in the model agency

As mentioned before, one of the best tips we can give you is that you won’t give up after the first cancellation! Because although you might have the perfect look and size to work as an international model in cities like Milan, Paris or New York, there are already existing models in every model agency. Of course, these have absolute priority in this respect. So if there are maybe already two or three New Faces in your vintage that have a similar look as you, e.g. 1.78 m tall and blonde long hair. Then maybe you didn’t get the chance to start in the agency because of this internal competition. You shouldn’t stick your head in the sand and give up! Stay self-confident and try the next agency right away. It is important for you that sooner or later you find a partner with whom you enjoy working together. In America, the United Kingdom and also in Germany there are many good agencies that take good care of you!

So always apply in several good agencies so that your chances of a model contract increase!

Tip number 5: News and Blog

After you have looked at the portfolios of the models, it is also worthwhile for you to have a look at the news or in the block of the model agency. Here you will find current information, e.g. about the models of the agency, but also news about new jobs, castings and campaigns of the model agency. Here you can see from the regularity of the postings how intensively the model agency takes care of its reputation, i.e. its external impact and marketing! The more informative and extensive the blog posts are, the more effort the agency makes, the more customers they will lure to the website and the more chances you have as a model for jobs! Pay attention therefore also to the interaction and the regularity.

Tip number 6: Social Media

In addition to the news on the website, you should always take a look at the social media networks. With model agencies, Instagram is of course especially worthwhile, since almost every model agency is active here! Model agencies that are particularly hard-working and also have their own YouTube channel and are active there. Anyone who knows influencers or bloggers knows that maintaining a YouTube channel is the biggest challenge. Because you don’t live from just one photo, you have to offer more complex content, often over eight or ten minutes. The videos must appear regularly, so that the followers always stay with them. The more regularly a model agency posts and the more it interacts with its fans and followers, the better.

One last tip: not all covers are the same. A few model agencies fake covers. There are also certain magazines, such as Vogue Italia, where anyone can upload their photos. Each photo will then receive a Vogue Italia logo. So taking photos in Vogue Italia is far from comparable to Vogue USA or Vogue Germany. But covers are always a very good indicator for you, has the model agency managed to inspire models with covers for itself, or does the model agency only represent models who do not yet have a fashion magazine cover? If you answer all these questions, you will surely find the ideal model agency for you, your contract and your career. Our Booking Team wishes you every success!

Model agency student internship

For many students, completing an internship in a model agency is an absolute dream! Also in our model agency students have the chance to apply for an internship. Due to the many requests, not everyone can get a seat. Nevertheless it is worthwhile to write an application! Because with a little luck and the right timing, you can manage to do your internship in an international modeling agency.

Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Düsseldorf

From all corners of Germany come our models, but also our customers. We help our customers from the fashion, automotive, electronics, hotel, real estate and many other industries to find the ideal model for their next campaign. The job of a model agency is very demanding, you are responsible for many people and therefore also a kind of team leader. Whether it’s about jobs, briefings for castings, travel planning, but also the production of daily updated photos and videos is part of the job. The internship is quite challenging and therefore you as a student intern should always be highly motivated and have a desire for the job. But you should already have a certain interest in the fashion world!

How long does a student internship last?

The length of student internships varies greatly depending on the school and the type of school. Some student internships only last a few days, they are intended as a trial day for orientation. Other schools often require a two-week internship by spending 14 days in the company and learning practically what it means to work with customers and to work together with other people in a team.

Do you need previous knowledge for the student internship?

Working for a few days or weeks in a model agency as a student is especially good to inform you for your later studies or vocational training. No special previous knowledge is expected from you! The most important thing is that you are motivated yourself and feel like getting a taste of the job. The work is very often on the computer. You work with e-mails, graphics programs but also with spreadsheets like Excel. Planning and coordination in particular are part of this job.

How do I apply for a student internship?

Of course, the application for a student internship does not have to be as extensive as the application for a job. If you are applying for a normal job, you should usually have a cover letter, font size 10, on a DIN A4 page. You should have a resume for that. Here should be listed chronologically what you have done so far. The academic curriculum vitae covers everything from school and university studies to professional careers, i.e. internships and jobs.

If you want to apply as a student trainee, a few short lines in which you introduce yourself are enough. Write something about yourself, your hobbies and why you would like to work in a model agency! Your cover letter should definitely include your contact details, i.e. your full address, telephone number and e-mail address. Don’t forget to also enter the period you want to complete the student internship. Afterwards you send everything to the respective model agency. If you want to apply specifically for our model agency, you will find the contact details in the main menu!

Model agency: Top 10

Are you looking for the model agency Top 10? There are many model agencies in Germany but only ten can make it into the official Top 10 list. Although our modeling agency is the youngest in Germany, we have already made a huge leap forward! Already in the third year Bravo chose us as one of the top 10 model agencies. We were especially happy about that, because young models are exactly the readers of Bravo Girl. We also made it into the top list of a major fashion advertising agency. Lukinski and we are also in the Pixolum Top 10, where you can find many tips for photographers. Not only here, but also in the second largest model platform in the world, modelagency.one, we are among the Top 10! We would like to thank all editors who recommend our model agency, all readers but also our followers, influencers, models and of course our team for the great work!

What brings a model agency in the top 10?

There are many model agencies, but what exactly makes a large and renowned model agency? High-end agencies not only place jobs in their own city, they do not limit themselves but have clients from all over the country, or even internationally. Point 1 is therefore, the wide network and the good contacts.

Secondly, the big agencies don’t just place jobs, they also place you as a model with other big renowned agencies abroad. As a model, you can expand your basement to customers not only in Germany, but also in other countries such as the United States of America, France, the United Kingdom, Japan and South Korea.

In order for these model agencies to be able to attract the best young talents and build them up in such a way that they can work internationally, they need professional photographic material. This is why the big agencies put a lot of effort into setting up the so-called New Faces. Here you get not only a simple online presence, but also photo shoots with very good photographers, video shoots. Ideally also model coachings and trainings, with which you can train your abilities, the presence in front of the camera and the appearance on the catwalk.

All this makes a big and renowned model agency and exactly according to this principle you make it into the Top 10 list!

Model agency: Size unimportant? Small models and minimum size

Find a modeling agency that doesn’t care about height? Body size plays a decisive role in most cases. As with athletes, certain body characteristics are important. Whoever fulfils these has a good chance of getting a job. Yet the body size is not defined as precisely as one might think. There are different requirements for different areas. So for certain jobs, size really doesn’t matter. For example for beauty photography. Here often models with a particularly striking face are booked, whereby striking means here, with large recognition value, e.g. by freckles or a minimal tooth gap.

Surely you also know some international role models who have made it to absolute top models despite a body height of 170 cm. Therefore, your height should not discourage you, for example, if you are under 175 cm as a girl or under 185 cm as a boy. You may have to apply to a few more agencies, but with a little luck there may be an agency that would like to find you perfect in their portfolio.

If you want to read more about this topic, we have some interesting articles for you:

Model agency over 40: Successful role models

Become a model at the age of 40? Even at the age of 40, you can still join a model agency and take off. However, it is a great advantage if you have already gained experience. E.g. because you already work as a make-up artist, or in an advertising agency and have sometimes stood in front of the camera. If you want to professionalize yourself, get more jobs and build up your own model portfolio, then it is worth applying at a model agency.

Models over 40 years for photo shootings and advertising

There are extremely many products and accordingly many customers for 40 year old models. Whether it’s beauty products, advertising spots for real estate portals, food or even fashion for online shops. The possibilities are incredibly varied and accordingly one can build up and establish oneself as a model even in advanced age. Especially due to the demographic change, the market for older models is getting bigger and bigger. So if you prepare yourself at the age of 40, so to speak, you can still get jobs later and win many different customers for yourself.

If you have already gained experience and have been active in model agencies before, you will of course have many advantages, precisely because of the demographic change just mentioned. More and more commercials and advertising campaigns are designed for an older audience or target group.

If you want to apply in our model agency, then we are looking forward to your application! Here you can find all information about Model Application.

Model Agency Talents: From Instagram to Tik Tok

Scouting talent as a model agency is not as easy as you might think. For although there are millions of people in the immediate vicinity who have talents, the few special ones, the pearls are hard to find! On the one hand, not everyone assumes that they have the potential to become an international top model, a great influencer, or an actor. Many must have the talent and of course they must be intensively promoted. Our modeling agency specializes in developing talent and bringing it to excellence through individual programs. We represent several categories of talent.

Influencer on Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube

Before you have the classic high fashion model in front of your eyes, when you think of a model agency, our management does much more! In addition to our models, we also take care of our bloggers so that they become real influencers through sufficient reach. In addition to promoting young talent, the focus is also on the great talents that already exist, with one million fans and more. Therefore, our work is not only in the field of fashion, but much broader than many would expect at the first thought of a model agency. In the field of technologies, automobiles and real estate, we offer jobs to bloggers so that you can promote the products and brands within your community.

High Fashion Models

Our model agency focuses on the development of young models, the so-called New Faces, in particular on international markets. Because not all models are the same. The first stage consists of regional models who, for example, do jobs for regional companies. Those who make it further can also successfully model in the entire national market, from social media to online shops and advertising. One step further are the international models. Of course, the construction is also the most time-consuming and intensive here. At the same time the success and of course the chance for young models on the international market are the greatest. Because here are the big jobs, from lookbooks for famous designers to advertising campaigns. In addition, one is not only dependent on a national market, but has distributed one’s network over many cities, directly on site. Through the targeted selection of local and regional partners, a very strong network can be established for the model. With every year and every season, you visit your partners for two, or three months. So you always have a little break in the national market, so that the customers look forward to your face again!

Musicians in music management

As a music publisher we also publish a few of our talents as musicians. Because especially talents with a beautiful voice and perhaps the right reach in the social networks, one should promote! Of course, the promotion of musicians and talents is just as intensive as the planning of international high fashion models in the offspring, but the investment is still worth it, because it helps young people to build a sustainable career.

As a music publisher, we not only take care of the right framing, i.e. content, organisation, planning, partners and much more, we are permanent contact persons and 360° partners for customers as well as for our artists.

You are looking for a certain talent?

Just as a model is not a model, talent is not a talent. There are many passions of people who are used for example in advertising, or heard by people, or want to be seen. This includes not only our bloggers and influencers, the high fashion models and the musicians, many more talents are hidden in our model agency:

  • Sports like athletics
  • martial arts like Ju Jutsu, or Kung Fu
  • Actors for commercials and movies
  • Speakers and speakers for events

Our model agency and managers will help you find the perfect talent quickly and easily.

Model agency without minimum size: dimensions and weight

A model agency without a minimum size? This question is asked by many models who are among the classic sizes of Haute Couture and High Fashion. The minimum sizes for haute couture and fashion are 1.75 m for models and 1.85 m for men. Don’t you stand a chance as a model when you’re smaller?

Here we have some practical tips for you on how to do it as a model, even without a minimum size.

Apply model agency online – that’s how it works without minimum size

Before you apply online in a model agency, take a look at the current models. Probably you will find a few models without a minimum size at most model agencies. Because it is not always about fashion shows or high fashion, many customers, e.g. in the online shop or Instagram area, pay less attention to the minimum size of the model. This is more about the facial expressions and the emotions you master as a model. Many model agencies therefore also represent smaller models. That’s why our first tip to you is to take a look at the models of the agencies! If you also discover models that are a bit smaller, then you should send your application online!

Be honest with your height

Many who want to be models think it would be clever to cheat yourself a few inches taller. Always be honest! If you are booked for a job later on, many customers will recognize the difference very quickly and will not book you again accordingly. The negative criticism goes naturally also to your agent and/or to your model agency. Therefore you as a model should be honest from the beginning with the measurements and your height. Your modeling agency will appreciate you for who you are!

What jobs can I do as a model without minimum size?

Job opportunities you have many. As mentioned above you could work for an Instagram photo shoot, but also for online shops. It is also possible that you will be booked for a commercial, or for a campaign. Your chances are usually much lower when it comes to running a fashion show. Especially at fashion shows it depends on a harmonious overall picture and accordingly the body sizes of the models must harmonize with each other. In addition, the audience, sometimes sitting and sometimes standing. The larger the models are, the more space the product, the fashion collection, occupies.

Which models did it without minimum size?

Many models were, or are also without minimum size successfully active as models. They have also made it onto the magazine covers of the international fashion magazines around Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, but also Cosmopolitan, or Marie Claire.

What you may lack in body size makes you well again with charm and energy! Especially in advertising, good mood and friendliness play a very important role. After all, you should like the new car, or even the new smartphone. If the model already looks bored on the advertising poster, how should the customer develop joy and desire to buy the product? That’s exactly why you have great chances for jobs even as a smaller model, because many customers are particularly concerned with the charisma that you bring along and radiate.

More about sizes for models? Here you can read our article on the subject: Sizes & Requirements for Models.

Can I apply to Cocaine Models as a smaller model?

We are looking forward to your application even if you do not have the minimum size for Haute Couture and High Fashion. After all, we as an agency also do a lot of jobs in the field of advertising, commercials, but also shootings for social media. Whether photos for Instagram, or videos for YouTube. Especially in a media production many different characters are in demand. With diligence, motivation, stamina and the necessary willpower you can go far as a model!

Commercial, Beauty and Advertisement: Japanese Model at CM – Naomi

Naomi combines her natural Japanese look with high fashion. She has been working as a model for several years now and has already gained a lot of experience. Now her career has led her to CM and we are happy to have her with us!

Naomi now in our model agency

Japan as destination – off to Tokyo

Apart from the exciting fashion scene in Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun also offers some interesting travel destinations. The first thing that comes to everyone’s mind who thinks of Japan is Tokyo.  Shopping in Shibuya and the beautiful temples of Homon-ji. Whether culture or clothing fan, there is something for everyone. Read here more about Tokios Highlights.

Osaka, one of Japan’s most beautiful cities

Osaka is one of Japan’s most famous cities and is located in the Kansai region, more precisely in Keihanshin, Japan’s second largest conurbation with a total population of 17.5 million. Of these, 2.7 million live in Osaka alone, closely followed by Kyoto and Kobe, each with about 1.5 million inhabitants. Similar to Tokyo, the city of Osaka is divided into 24 districts, including Fukushima. Further to Osaka belong the districts Higashisumiyoshi with its numerous shrines, monuments and temple ruins as well as Minato and Taishō. Everything you need to know about Osaka you can find here.

Travel to Kobe – Fashion Week & Lifestyle

North of Osaka lies the sixth-largest city in Japan – Kobe. This is where the Kobe Fashion Week takes place every year, where designers present their latest collections. In addition, there are also a lot of exciting temples there, which invite to explore. A Kobe Travel Guide is here for you.

Model agency big sizes: When am I too big for the catwalk?

Is there a model agency for big sizes? There are no special agencies for oversized models, but there are good recommendations for you if you are looking for a model agency. As a rule one works as a model agency with female models, who have a body height of 175 to 180 cm. For men models a rough rule of 185 to 192 cm applies. If you are taller than that, then you should perhaps not try one of the classic model agencies, but apply to an alternative model agency or people agency.

People Agency – Alternative to Model Agency

Here you are looking for special characters for commercials, probably the biggest market for models. Many different characters are used in commercials. Different sizes, different hairstyles, from bald to long hair, tooth gaps, freckles, everything that makes a person. These agencies will most likely have the right customers for you, as they specifically ask the people agencies.

Model agency for women: Fashion, Online Shops and TV Advertising

Cocaine Models – the model agency for women. Since our beginning, our model agency has focused in particular on the cooperation with female models. We want to motivate them to go their own way, regardless of what is often predetermined. Being a model means living a dream, meeting new people, discovering new cities and countries.

Girl power! The new generation Models

The, if you will, training usually starts early. At the age of 14, 15, or even 16, the first girls apply to our agency. While they are still at school, they work on building up their own careers. Before we start with sets from renowned customers, the focus is on getting to know the industry. Through discussions with parents, model coachings, test shootings with first-class photographers, the creation of your own model portfolio. Step by step, you will be introduced to the topic of fashion models. What’s the big deal? What are the most important experiences you have to gain? Before you really meet important customers, you have to work hard on discipline, motivation and ambition. Because the competition with women in a model agency is big! While very few boys pursue their dream of becoming a model, for many young girls this is the dream job par excellence.

Modeling minus the dream job for women

Modeling is a real dream job? Yes, it is. Anyone who has made his experiences in classic jobs and then had the chance to get a taste of the world of fashion models knows how much you can experience there. You speak different languages, get to know new and interesting people all the time and have a lot of fun at work. The working hours are flexible, catering is always available and in the end it’s all about having fun ! Who wants to see a sad photo? Exactly no one! That’s why not only model agencies take a lot of trouble to create a harmonious and friendly cooperation, but also clients, photographers and casting directors. If you work diligently on your career, over months and years, with a little luck you can even make it to an international career and get to know the big world in our partner agencies worldwide.

The Model Agency for Women

And if you want to try your luck, we would be very happy to receive your application! It does not cost much time and effort, two photos and your contact details. If you want to know more, let us write you more about the model agency, or send us directly your

Model agency boy: male model of the future

CM – The model agency for boys and young men. With just one click in the main menu you can access the current men’s model selection at any time. As an agency and management we help our young talents to start their modeling careers. Modeling itself requires a lot of ambition. The job is demanding, it’s about more than just looking good. As a model, this is especially true for young men, you must also quickly become changeable. As an absolute Newface it is enough to have a cool look. The more demanding the photo shootings and the photographers become, the more experience you need to deliver the quality that the client expects at that moment.

Becoming a model means a lot of exercise and training

So that you can gain a lot of experience, you need training and practice, and you can only get it through jobs. With the big competition, however, you need to do your first test shootings before your first job. Because first of all it is always about building up your portfolio. Your visuals must be able to compete with the competition so that customers can select you for jobs. That’s why as a young man you first have to take care of good pictures. Don’t worry, your modeling agency will help you! With contacts and a network, you can get to good photographers who can quickly prepare you for the industry.

First test shootings as a young male model

No matter if you come from Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne or Munich, at the beginning you have test shootings. In these test shootings you can prove your skills and the agency gets feedback from the photographer. The first task and at the same time the most important one. Because first you have to fill your model book with meaningful pictorial material. It is not about 50 different photo galleries, but about 5 good, varied photo galleries. Sporty, couples, sexy in black and white, underwear and business. You already have a good portfolio! Diversity is so important because customers also get a picture of you when they look at photos. If someone now wants to shoot a lookbook for a high-quality men’s clothing brand, it is definitely an advantage if you already have suitable pictures in your portfolio. So you can imagine yourself much easier in the set!

The first jobs for boys and young men

Your first jobs will usually consist of photo shoots. At the beginning still relatively undemanding, e.g. 20 parts for an online shop. It gets more challenging when you are asked for different posings and of course emotions. For such campaign shootings you have to have done some photo shoots in order to have the necessary experience and know how to take up presence in a room, what effect a certain look or pose has on you. Due to your experience and feedback you will become more and more confident in your movements. This of course makes it more and more valuable for the customer, because when you are at shooting sets, every single movement sits! That’s where it has to go for you.

As a young male model you often also work in showrooms. Small fashion shows without an audience in which you present collection pieces directly to the customer, with the designer or someone from the marketing department. In this way, the customer or buyer, whether from a boutique or from a large fashion chain, can directly gain an impression. He sees how the processing and the material have been put together. The buyers also have the opportunity to talk directly to you as a model and ask you, for example, how you feel about the fabric.

If you want to know more, read our article about this topic here

If you want to apply now as a male model in our agency, then you only need two photos and your contact details! All further information can be found here

Model agency open casting: dates, preparation and presentation

What is an open model agency casting? When model agencies hold an open casting, they invite everyone to participate. The difference to the closed casting is that there is no previous selection, e.g. based on body size, or the measurements around chest, waist and hips. With an open casting everyone has the chance to become a model with us.

How does open model casting work?

Already a few weeks in advance you will be informed about the open casting, so that the model agency will find enough casting participants, it of course advertises. Some model agencies also have regular open castings. You can find them on the website of the model agency. For example, every Friday models from all over the city are invited to take part in the casting. The model casting then takes place relatively quickly, regardless of whether it is a regular casting or a single casting date, and so that the casting can take place efficiently and quickly, all models are scheduled for a specific date, e.g. 5 p.m.. Exactly at 17 o’clock all casting participants will appear at the address.

How many models come to a casting?

With closed castings there are usually only 20 to 30 models to be found here. With open castings there can be 100, 200, or even 300 models who want to have the job, or who want to join the agency. As a model the preparation plays an important role, especially in the face of the great competitive pressure. Whether it’s a photo shoot for a classic printed catalogue, the stylish online shop, or just the instagram page, preparation is always half the battle. With models the preparation for a casting looks naturally differently, than with a normal interview for a job.

How do you prepare for an open casting?

In an open casting you should always wear plain clothes when you go to a model agency, but also when you are with customers. That means, wear best a simple black jeans and in addition a black top. Nothing distracts from you as a model. In contrast to TV casting shows, a real casting is a real advertising campaign. Accordingly, customers do not want self-promoters in a leopard look, but professional models who know how to sell a product through emotions, facial expressions and gestures. After all, production deadlines are very time-consuming and expensive. Even small photo sets have a good photographer, usually a well equipped and professional photo studio, but also assistant, additional equipment, as well as clothes, or products of the customer. With complex photo productions, or also with film productions, the costs become accordingly larger. The customer must therefore always be able to rely 100% on the models booked, so that nothing can go wrong on the day of production. That’s a big challenge for models. That is why the big model agencies are so selective in their model selection.

How do I gain advantages in an open casting?

The most important thing is the smile. You can still have so much good picture material, in the end always a person decides on the reservation of the model. So emotions and sympathy play a role in every decision. Whether a single person, such as the Creative Art Director, or a complete jury, e.g. at a casting for a fashion show. A smile is the quickest way to convince! Especially after a long casting day, on which a jury member had to say “hello” to more than 100 models, give ratings, take measurements, look at photo galleries, everyone is happy about a likeable appearance. This is exactly how you can secure a few advantages with an open casting. Tip 2 is always be proud of yourself. It sounds very simple, but at the same time it is very important for you. Even as an absolutely new face and especially as a new model, proudly say that you are just at the beginning! At one or the other open casting you will be able to score well, because many designers are also looking for models who have not yet modeled for any other campaigns. At open castings there will always be models who have more experience than you. Have seen more countries, or have had more jobs. Always be proud of who you are, what you can do. This self-confidence is transmitted as a very positive feeling to the customer, or the jury. If you want to know more about casting, or the upcoming dates of our model agency, then just have a look in the main menu under Become a model and castings.

Model Agency name: How do you get the name Cocaine Models?

How did you come up with your model agency name? Whether it’s photo shoots for online shops and lookbooks, or advertising videos, our managers and of course our models are often asked how they came up with your model agency name… Our founder and owner was very technical, even before the founding of Cocaine Models. Through his many years in advertising and marketing, he eventually came across the free domain cocainemodels.com – for a modern nerd and company founder, the perfect combination. In 2014 the domain was bought, in 2015 the company and finally officially founded. Since then we have developed extremely well and collected great references, with which we are now starting further into the future!

High Fashion

Cocaine Models focuses as a high fashion model agency on the fashion market, as well as international model placement. The more international and experienced the models are, the better the performance. That’s why our model agency Cocaine Models, with splitting of CM and Xo, is continuing in the direction of Haut Couture and Pret a Porter. With our models and experience from countries such as Milan, Paris, London and cities such as Los Angeles and Tokyo, we can guarantee our national clients that they will always get the best results from their photo shoots and video shoots.

Publicity

Fashion, smartphones, travel, jewelry, the whole world of commercial models is so diverse! We offer our customers a specially tailored portfolio. So that you can fully focus on the selection and selection of the models to find the perfect model for the next commercial, or the next photo shoot, for large billboards. We also put a strong focus on influencer marketing, as mentioned in cooperation with our social media agency. With our partners, we have already achieved over 6.5 million impressions in just one day. Since we have received many requests from our customers as to whether we can also help you with our name in the field of influencer marketing, we have acquired more and more expertise. This benefits our customers, but also our models and of course young bloggers.

The perfect Model-Polaroids – How to take polaroid pictures

Photos are the most important thing for your application by a model agency. How you could make your perfect Polaroids at home, you can find out here.

Location and outfit for your model polaroids

Stand in front of a white wall. Important is clear daylight. Your outfit should be a black trousers, a white thight shirt and high heels. Please don’t were Make-Up.

Poses /How to: perfect Model Polaroids

The agency needs the following pictures of you:

  • Full body picture (from the front)
  • Full body picture (side)
  • Full body picture (back)
  • Portrait
  • Profile picture

Lets go! Shot the pictures with a friend or your parents!

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Model Agency earn money: How much does a Model earn and when?

How can you earn money in a model agency? The possibilities are extremely varied, depending on how far you make it as a model. Basically at the beginning it’s all about building you as a model before you can earn any money at all. This includes the personality, but also your appearance and of course your model portfolio. Only if all these factors are right, if your agency can trust you 100%, if it sends you to its customers, then you can start earning money. Today we wanted to give you a small overview with which areas you can earn money as a model in a big agency like Cocaine Models. The important thing is that modeling gives you a lot of possibilities and freedom, yet you have to motivate yourself and above all show ambition, every day. If you’re at a shooting set, with twelve people from the advertising agency and a photographer who’s not so talkative, you need to be the friendly person who brings energy to the set! You do your job with experience and joy, just like at a fashion show. No one should have to explain to you what you have to do. Your job is to know exactly what you’re doing! This is why the preparation time as a model, which usually takes place during school time, is so important for young talents. Let’s take a look at the different areas where you can earn money as a model.

Fees and Income

Fees and incomes vary extremely between cities. For example, in small towns, or metropolises, between customers, small and new start-ups, against the big international players, just as between countries. You tend to make more money in France than in Greece. All these different factors come together. Of course, your experience and your ability, as well as your appearance and a few other factors that you often cannot influence yourself, such as your height, play a big role. If all this comes together, then the working days are calculated, as well as the journey and the stay and of course also still the subsequent use. The period of use alone is divided into various factors, e.g. territorial use, i.e. in which countries or cities something is broadcast or glued. Just like the various media, from online media to digital ads on social media platforms and of course the classic posters and TV commercials, or of course cinema commercials, but before you get to the well-paid TV jobs, almost all models start with the classic fashion & advertising jobs, between Instagram and online shops.

Photoshootings for Instagram and Onlineshops

One of the first basics you have to learn as a model is how to pose differently for different motifs. Especially for fashion online shops, it is important that on each motif a little new emotion, new stand, new movement can be seen. As a young model, you have to learn exactly these processes. That’s why photo shoots for online shops and Instagram are especially worthwhile, as you have to prove great variety here. The shooting will be very different later on, when you focus on one or two garments and of course only on one single motif. So as soon as you get into this league, you have to show a lot of practice and experience so that the customer can definitely assume that the photo will sit. Especially when large production teams are involved, 10 to 15 people preparing the set, catering, equipment, location and of course much more. Then you only have one day, then the plane takes off. So there is no way to produce anything after that. That’s why you have to slowly fight your way up from the first online shop shootings to the big campaign shootings.

Showrooms and Fashion Shows

A somewhat smaller source of income is then showrooms. Showrooms are little fashion shows. You don’t have a public audience there, just the designer and a few buyers from different boutiques and fashion chains. These buyers look at the new pieces in the collection and then decide whether they want to include a few pieces in their assortment. In such a showroom you present clothes as a model, directly in front of the customer, so that you can get an impression of the cut, material and fit. The designer or the respective sales manager then explains to the customer what is particularly important in the collection, what the special features are and additional details. Meanwhile you as a model present the jeans, or the top, turn and occasionally a customer would also ask you how e.g. teaching material feels on the skin, or how a certain cut fits from the seat. So you can directly give an assessment of how the garment feels from the wearing comfort. That’s exactly what you’re going to get in a showroom! One size bigger is the fashion show. At a fashion show you not only have the designer and the buyer, but also a public audience. These include prominent guests, but also influencers and fashion editors. Here you don’t just introduce individual items of clothing alone with one or two other models, but you are directly on site with a large group of 15 to 20 models. You are all part of a presentation and present the designer’s new collections, most of which will appear on the market in the coming season. At a fashion show or in a showroom, it’s not about putting you in the limelight as a model, but about focusing on the clothes and the designer. You as a model step into the background.

Commercials for Facebook and YouTube

Once you have learnt your first lessons and experience with poses, facial expressions and emotions, you can slowly tackle more challenging projects. This includes, for example, small advertising clips. Nowadays, of course, often for social media, such as Facebook or YouTube. The small advertising clips then show a new hair care product, or a new smartphone. You present the respective product as a model in five to ten seconds. These videos are then played out e.g. as advertisements. Such commercials are much more demanding because you don’t just have to look good anymore, you have to consider many different factors. On the one hand there are video shoots with other people or models with whom you have to interact. So every photo trigger has to be right when it comes to emotions. Some commercials also require a small speaking role. If the production company is planning such a commercial, it always wants a model with experience, or his model agency to 100% confirms that he or she will do the job with flying colors. Speaking roles are much more demanding, since it’s not only the appearance and emotions that decide, but also the language, emphasis and many small details in the facial expressions. If at some point you’re good enough, you might make it into the big commercials that will be shown in cinemas, on TV or in streaming portals.

Lookbook Shootings

Lookbook Shootings are often something special, because you shoot the whole collection directly. Lookbooks are also printed relatively frequently, so as a model you can also look at a printed result. Lookbook shootings are a very important activity for designers because they show the entire collection to the buyers. That means with the look of the shooting stands, or falls a project to certain parts. Therefore, it is very important for fashion designers that the models for Lookbook Shootings are very experienced, or have an absolutely individual look, so that you can do something without the experience.

Commercial for TV and Cinema

One of the greatest earning opportunities for models results from TV and cinema commercials, now of course often played out in streaming portals. These boards are often switched very often. The more you are seen, the more usage rights you have and the more you can earn. If a commercial is then transferred to another country, for example, because the production costs were higher than the simple takeover, you will get more out of it. Of course, TV commercials are extremely demanding, here the teams are not only 10 people but also 50 or 60 people who plan and carry out such a TV commercial. In the end, you and another model might be responsible for creating the perfect picture. While helicopters take off next to you, or any cars explode. Of course, not every commercial is so spectacular, but you see how much responsibility you have in such a project. Especially if you only have 8 hours to shoot and the next day the whole production, the equipment and the team are already apart.

Influencers and Social Media

If you have built up a growing community of your own, your model agency may suggest you for influencer marketing jobs at some point. Many clients of model agencies explicitly ask for bloggers and influencers, because model agencies are interested in a very young target group.Influencer campaigns are very diverse. From posting on Instagram to a short story on Instagram, from event visitors to placing products in YouTube videos. Influencer marketing is so diverse that more and more agencies are rushing into it. We were one of the first to join and have helped many clients promote their brand on the Internet. For many models the job of an influencer is relatively close, because it’s also about photos, media presence and of course dealing with emotions, facial expressions, cameras and sometimes even the red carpet. That’s why as a model you should always think about how intensively you cultivate your own social channels. Especially Instagram should get a lot of attention from models, because you can easily build a community here. More and more customers are looking at the number of followers of individual social media channels. So our insider tip at the end, when you start your modeling career, start from day one also with Instagram! After two or three years this investment will be very profitable for you! That was the typical merit and way to work of a model. In the same way you earn your bread rolls and by following your customers, you can manage to focus your life fully on this job. Not only by follow up customers, but also by returning customers, because especially they distinguish you, because they were satisfied with the job. Satisfied customers means satisfied model agency and therefore the perfect start for you as a model. If you want to apply in our model agency, you will find all information here.

Model Agency Germany: Apply and Book

In Germany there are many model agencies and particularly customers from abroad are for photo shootings and commercial productions always on the search for an agency in Germany. Especially if you book a model agency in Germany for the first time, you don’t know much about the conditions here. Therefore it is important to have a serious and experienced model agency in Germany at your side, which helps you to find the perfect model, but also honestly discusses all conditions. If you have questions about a model booking in Germany, then our agency is your contact. Our model portfolio is selected and each individual model is briefed and coached in detail so that the customer can fully concentrate on the photo shoot during production.

Fashion in Germany

After America and China, Germany is one of the largest markets in the world. Our economic performance, measured by our size, is enormous. That’s why Germany is also an interesting sales market for many fashion chains and, of course, always in focus when it comes to new collections and presentations. Many of the photo shootings are therefore also done on location in Germany. A photo shoot in Berlin is difficult to recreate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Many customers are therefore not only looking for a model agency in Germany, but of course also for the right stylist, the hair & make-up artist and of course the perfect locations, as well as photo studios in Berlin, Munich, or Hamburg and Cologne. We can support you in your search at any time!

Film productions in Germany

Not only for photo shootings, of course also for moving pictures you need models. Videos and films are today very various, from the advertising video before the cinema film, up to the on-line ad advertisement there is everything. For every new product you need a new advertising film. Whether hand models, hair models, or full body models are sought. They are used in many different ways in advertising films. From the presentation of a new hair shampoo to an e-bike commercial. So there are no limits to the imagination. In Germany you have all possibilities to produce outstanding commercials.

Book your model in Germany

Our model agency advises you on model booking in Germany. From the initial administration, over the calculation of the usage rights, up to the travel management, if you want it. We take care not only of the flights, but also of the hotel. Meanwhile, you can fully concentrate on planning your photo shoot or commercial production. For questions and booking inquiries, please contact our team at any time!

All Eyes On: ALICE! Online Shop & Young Fashion

Alice is new and has already proven in the first shootings: She’s got power! Our photographers were thrilled and now it’s off to our model agency. No matter if Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne or Munich, we are looking forward to the first common jobs and castings.

Alice – Now in our model agency

 

Linn: Back from Milan – high Fashion Model #Teaser

Linn, one of our wonderful New Faces is fresh from Milan back in Germany. We took this chance and put our Natascha together for an exclusive interview with her. How the everyday life of a model runs and her experiences with brands like Dolce & Gabbana and Moschino. Find out on Sunday on our Youtube Channel or here in our blog.

Faces – Unique models for fashion and advertising

A good model agency for faces is especially valuable for up-and-coming models. Because in management it is always a matter of professionally taking care of your set-up. At the same time, always remember to win your first customers and jobs. Therefore it is not only important for high fashion models to have a good model agency, but also for faces. But where exactly are the differences between a model agency for faces and a fashion model agency?

Peoples! So advertising becomes something special

The difference between a model agency for faces and a fashion model agency lies in the fact that the fashion model agency is particularly committed to models with certain proportions and body sizes. These proportions and body sizes fit perfectly to a certain target group. In the case of model agencies, this is usually based on fashion customers. These require certain ready-made sizes, as the samples are often cut to a single size. In addition, fashion shows require models with a uniform size so that visitors can fully focus on the new fashion collection. So while visitors to a fashion show can concentrate on the garments, or from the online shop on the new pieces of the trend season, it is important that high fashion models always have the same proportions and a similar look. It is completely different with Face Models. They live on the fact that they have a very special look, e.g. by a tooth gap, very curly hair or also by freckles in their face. All this makes them particularly popular, especially for photo motifs, but also for advertising campaigns.

Therefore, some model agencies have specialized specifically in this market. These model agencies are especially called people agencies. These people agencies mainly focus on people with special characteristics. While a fashion model agency focuses less on the character traits of individuals, but rather on proportions and body sizes, people agencies pay a lot of attention to different looks. But why is that?

Every agency has its customers and thus its own special market. If customers are satisfied, they will initiate follow-up bookings, if follow-up bookings are executed, so every time models with a similar look are searched again. At some point the agency services get around and also other customers ask for exactly this model type. This is how model agencies gradually specialize. While our model agency concentrates on the high fashion industry and has clients such as Prada, Dior, Calvin Klein, Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, other model agencies focus more on the advertising industry. And also here you can earn a lot of money for models. Every week there are new commercials that are broadcast on television, on big screens in the city centre or on streaming portals like Netflix. Whether it’s the new muesli, a comfortable sofa from one of the leading furniture manufacturers, or new clothes, e.g. with People Models, who are walking through the city centre together in a group and have fun! These special agencies are called people agencies.

Should I first apply in a model agency or people agency?

As a rule, model agencies represent the majority of customers. People agencies tend to specialize in a certain clientele. Therefore we advise you to always focus on one of the top agencies before applying to one of the special agencies. If you want to apply to Cocaine Models now, you will find all further information here.

Faces for Beauty Recordings: Make Up and hair

Especially in the beauty industry, you need faces that have a particularly high recognition value. No matter if it is your individual tooth gap or the freckles that make you so unique. For beauty shots and especially for close-up shots, which are also called the closeup scene in technical jargon, you need these faces with recognition value. Imagine a commercial. Your girlfriend calls you and you’re on your way shopping. You jump into the bathroom and the camera is behind the mirror. You smile in the mirror, apply a piece of the cream and immediately feel well and totally fit for the day! That’s exactly your job! Smile, show emotions and at the same time increase the recognition value that only a face model has.

Faces for Jewellery: High-quality shots

Models are not only needed in the areas of beauty, beauty and wellness. Also for jewellery very often close-ups of faces are made. Just imagine a necklace, or a ring that is presented to show the customer the details. There are so many different shots where you need close-ups of faces. Of course also for commercials. If you want to know more about this topic, have a look at our blog posts. Here we have much more information about jobs and of course also face models.

Milva in Volkswagen’s new automobile advertising spot

Milva Spina – a successful model with 52 years. The woman from Linz has been working in this business for years, but is more popular than ever. In the beginning she struggled with her height of 1,68m and was not noticed by model agencies. She made her breakthrough by sending her own Pola’s to all photographers. Horst Stasny becomes aware and shoots them. With his help she manages to get into Visage-Models Austria. Jobs all over the world follow. Not only magazines like Elle want her on the cover. She can also be seen in numerous commercials.  Best Ager Model Milva travels the world for her latest job.

Milva Spina x VW

Volkswagen, one of the largest car manufacturers in Germany, publishes a commercial with Milva. Here you can find the latest commercial!

Together for VW T Cross with Cara Delevingne.

Our Milva: New photos

Of course there are more updates from Milva! Here are some new highlights from her Model Book:

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Jeremy Fragrance – We work together since CM startet. We met the most successful perfume influencer in the world Jeremy Fragrance at one of our lunch parties to talk about his new and FIRST fragrance. In an exclusive interview he tells us how he became an influencer, his plans for the future and his first […]

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