Fashion Modeling Agencies
TOP Fashion Modeling Agencies...
...Modeling is one of the most sought-after careers in the fashion industry. As well as being able to try out an array of gorgeous clothing provided by different brands, models get to walk down the runways of luxury designers. The top modeling agencies are renowned over the world for producing some of the most iconic faces in fashion.
Models.com is one of the biggest online resources for anyone interested in the modeling industry. Models.com not only features male and female models working in the business, but it also has a huge database of modeling agencies, fashion designers & brands, fashion photographers, as well as other industry professionals.
Top faces: Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cara Delevingne
...Founded in 1972 in Paris Elite Model Management agency today has become an international network with more than 35 offices throughout the world, and is known for the most advanced models selection process (a special competition Elite Model Look Contest was even established in 1983). Forty years after, Elite manages more than 800 models from 5 continents. Agency’s client base includes such leading fashion houses as Chanel, Dior, Victoria’s Secret, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Versace.
Elite Model Management is a chain modeling agency that originated in Paris, France, in 1972 and expanded to numerous locations throughout the globe. It is a subsidiary of Elite World S.A. It is owned by Italian billionaire ...
Founders: John Casablancas; Alain Kittler
Headquarters: Paris, France
Top faces: Gisele Bündchen, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum, Sasha Pivovarova
...IMG is one of the top international model agencies with European offices in Paris, London and Milan. It is a subsidiary of the corporation IMG which since 1960 has been creating the popular American sports programs and it also owns a sports academy, a consulting firm and an acting agency. Until 2012, IMG Models were engaged only in promoting female models but recently have reactivated their male model representation. The agency prefer high-fashion and strange types of faces for their board.
Do you want to be an IMG model?
Joining is very easy — as long as you have the look they want, of course! In fact, if you compare all the modeling agencies that we’ve covered so far, I think IMG has the most direct and simplest application process. Just go to this link, http://imgmodels.com/get-scouted/apply, and fill the forms out!
Top faces: Abbey Lee Kershaw, Anja Rubik, Petra Nemcova
...NEXT Model Management is an international model agency and has offices in Milan, London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Miami. It was founded in 1989 and now is one of the top agencies in the world. This agency perhaps is the most multidisciplinary model agency. For instance, it has a successful division called ‘Special Booking’ which organizes fashion projects for various world stars. Also in Next there is even a division for… cooks! It is located in New York and works with the world’s best chefs and culinary brands.
Next Management NY: +1-212-925-5100
Next Management London: +44-207-251-9850
Newt Management Paris: +33-1-53-45-13-00
Next Management Milan: +39-02-303-50-21
Next Management Los Angeles: +1-323-782-0010
Next Management Miami: +1-305-531-5100
Next Management Toronto: +1-416-603-4807
Next Management Montreal: +1-514-288-9216
Women Management was founded in New York in 1988 with a view to extend the boundaries of people’s vision on nonstandard beauty. They were inspired to grab the biggest piece of the «fashion scene» pie in terms of beauty standards – praise all types of appearance, not only traditional. Now the agency has well-known offices in Europe – Paris and Milan. Over the past decades the Women agency has become one of the most respected by the clients – photographers, brands, designers and magazines.
Based in New York, Miami, Chicago, London, and Los Angeles, Wilhelmina Models is a full service modeling and talent agency.
Wilhelmina Models was founded in 1967 by Dutch supermodel Wilhelmina Cooper and is a well-known industry leader. The agency is considered a worldwide success by model communities and reviewers thanks to their past dealings with successful clients such as Ashley Graham.
Top faces: Daniela de Jesus, Florian van Bael, Jake Shortall
Founded in 1999 and under the leadership of President Guido Dolci , Major Models New York has grown to be among the most prestigious and lucrative boutique agencies in the world. Major's team is comprised of powerful, seasoned agents, combined with a new generation of creative visionaries that will lead the agency into the future.
Since inception, Marilyn Agency has represented some of the world's top models including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, and Bar Refaeli.
...is Los Angeles based, but they also have offices in New York. They are the first to combine a web-based virtual agency with a group of progressive agents.
Their success has been featured broadly in the international press, as well as on TV shows like: E! Entertainment Television, Video Fashion, Fashion Television, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Extra, and Inside Edition, as well as on networks such as VH1, MTV, CNN, STYLE Network, Model TV, FOX, CBS, and ABC.
Models 1 was founded in 1968 with just three models on its books. Now, in its 51st year, the Company has grown to become the most powerful and well respected model agency in Great Britain