A model is someone who is hired to exhibit and promote clothing lines, fashion products, or high-end things. He or she can also model for a piece of art, such as a painting or sculpture. In the realm of beauty, modeling is one of the most interesting job possibilities. It’s a world of glitz, glam, and good times. Modeling offers a glamorous lifestyle, but it also comes with a lot of obstacles and stress. Modeling is a lucrative career that is dominated by women and is recognized for its extravagant lifestyle and elegance. Modeling is one of the few businesses where women have a better earning potential than males.This is simply due to the fact that the men’s fashion and scent markets are far smaller than those of women. A career in modeling is also seen as a stepping stone into the film business, both domestic and international. Modeling is a highly competitive and short-lived job unless one fulfills the physical criteria and industry standards.
Furthermore, the stress level is considerable due to the irregular working hours. In the competitive world of modeling and fashion, the profession also needs a lot of stamina, patience, and character fortitude to deal with rejection and criticism. Though no formal academic qualifications are necessary for this position, a sense of responsibility, dependability, and personal cleanliness are essential.There are no particular requirements or age restrictions to work in this sector. Preparing a portfolio, which consists of a series of photos shot by a professional photographer, is the first step in getting into it. The portfolio can then be shown to a fashion designer, an advertising firm, or a renowned model agent.A model’s work is not a standard 9 to 5 job. As a model, your working hours vary depending on the situation. It is generally long and stressful when there are strict schedules, but it may also be shorter when there are more leisures and excursions. Similarly, the type of model you are determines where you work.Modeling requires a great deal of travel (often internationally) to attend auditions, fashion shows, and photo sessions, which might mean being away from home for a day, a week, a month, or longer. Most models nowadays work in all aspects of high fashion modeling, including catwalk, commercials, videos, and photo shoots for fashion publications and advertising campaigns.Their existence is physically demanding. Models’ careers are harmed by demanding schedules, travel stress, and tough competition. Few people can manage the speed, competitiveness, or rejection, and it takes a particular kind of person to succeed.
In recent decades, the international fashion sector has experienced a surge. And Nepal has been unable to remain unaffected. Modeling is currently one of the most intriguing job possibilities in the nation’s glamorous sector. The Nepalese advertising business has exploded as a result of the development of consumerism and media. In Nepal, Models can work in a variety of fields, including: product advertising, modeling in music videos, live fashion shows, showroom displays or garment fairs, modeling schools and institutes, working as a modeling agent, acting in television series or films.
In Nepal, a well-known model who is regularly successful gets between NRs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 every fashion show. Models with medium market appeal, on the other hand, get paid.
-Article written by: Saru Niraula for Land Nepal