The Life of a Model
When developing an interest in modeling, most don't have a clue as to what that entails. They think that it's all glitz, glamour, and wearing designer clothes. The disadvantages are clouded by the advantages. There are positive aspects of the business, but there are also negatives as well that you should also be aware of.
You get to travel to countries all over the world. This is not possible for every model, but it's quite an experience when you get to go abroad. While traveling to these countries, you will get an opportunity to learn a native language. It's a good thing to do, especially if you're gonna be in a particular country for a long period of time.
You will be able to attend various events and parties where you will meet other models, designers, and other influential people. Developing good communication skill is very important when you are meeting these kinds of people or whenever you're approached by them.
Having influential acquaintances. I'm talking about those certain people that are not so famous , but know one's who are. These are also people you want to be friends with. These people will more than likely have the ear of a famous person's ear and put in a good word for you.
With the bright side of modeling, there's also a dark side that can consume you're not aware of it. Modeling is a cutthroat business, that's hard and can be very depressing. You're always going to have those who look at a model's body image. You have be a certain weight, or type, or build. This creates a lot of pressure on your self-esteem.
There will always be the "next big thing," so remember that modeling doesn't last forever. Plan ahead so you have something when it ends.