April Miele

Model Female Leeds, England, United Kingdom
My Website: April Miele
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/kellieparker29
Mayhem # 879467

About Me

Di Alta Classe ~ April Miele
One of six lovely ladies promoting high end lingerie/swimwear designs, for designers from all over the globe. Fashion forward, classy and passionate we aim to push the boundaries and celebrate all types of beauty.
For more information please message Jade Turnbull @ JadePhotography (MM-584246) or email me on April.Miele@aol.com

***Please use my email or Facebook to contact as I use these daily***

http://www.dialtaclasse.com/blog/tattoo … everywhere
I Live, Eat, and Breathe Fashion.

I've recently moved back to Leeds and have been doing modelling and make-up jobs when I can! I worked for MAC Cosmetics over the Christmas period 2013 and it's ignited my passion for creative make-up so I am looking to expand my portfolio in both fields at the moment ( www.facebook.com/littleredmakeupartistry)


I've been modelling for around 5 years, all the work you see of mine was sought after by myself and I have relied on no one else. I fell into this after spending years thinking I would never make it as a model, because of my height and not being a size 0, but after seeing the ever changing industry I now have to confidence to put myself across to others and feel like I've achieved so much already. If it were to all end tomorrow I'd be safe in the knowledge that I have always tried my best, pushed the boundaries and could be proud of the fact that against the odds I have been a published model and achieved more than I ever thought possible for myself. In saying this, there's so much left I want to do, my ultimate dream is to be in Vogue...but Rome wasn't built in a day so we'll see about that one smile

*Limited TFP/TFCD work due to having a varied enough portfolio, and working several jobs to get by. I need every penny I can get at the moment. Travel costs are standard, I do have a railcard which cuts costs by 1/3 and advance fares are dirt cheap anyway. Please contact me for specific prices*


My heroes include:
> My Dad; Tattooist Extraordinaire, Fashion Expert, My Support System...Ever and Always
> The everyday, unsung heroes who make me proud every single day by serving their country, and doing their best to protect us back home. Each and every service man/woman I thankyou! I wear my poppy with pride for you...
> Victoria Beckham, my absolute idol!!!
> Janice Dickinson fiesty, fierce and a complete icon.
> Alexander McQueen...Innovator RIP 
> Audrey Hepburn...simplistic beauty at it's best! Wisdom beyond belief...
> Dita Von Teese- takes my breath away.
> Demi Lovato - one of the strongest human beings I've ever seen, at my age she's accomplished so much, nearly lost it all and fought back to regain her focus. She's an inspiration to all!

Shots I'd love to have in my portfolio...
> Bodypaint/Sequins/Rhinestones DONE but would like to explore further smile
> Underwater
> Scarves (Like on ANTM)
> Me as a different ethnicity
> Pin-Up/Kitch
> Completely natural, simple black and white, jeans + tshirt
> Tape over face (Think Lady Gaga in Telephone Video!) DONE
> Extremely long hair (Extensions!!)
> Animalistic (Makeup, Wardrobe and Poses)
> Circus/Canival/Freak Show
> Airbrushed Lace (Either face or full body)
> Tastful Topless-jeans from the back (Think CK, Levi Jeans, inspired adverts)
> UV body painted, tribal style (Ke$ha video inspired)
> Picture of Dorian Gray inspired
> Dripping paint (Like on ANTM)
> Wuthering Heights inspired
> Sugar Skull makeup
> Topless with extravagent jewellry, headwear and snake(s)
> Doll/Mannaquin (Makeup, Wardrobe, and Poses)
> Vintage Mink coats; very editorial!
> 1940's Wartime

These are just some of my ideas, I'm someone who likes to be involved in all aspects of a photo shoot, and feel bouncing ideas back and forth is what sets apart the weak from the strong. A developed idea comes across in a photograph better as all of the pieces fit together, whereas when an idea is dictated or half-hearted nothing flows, so I'm always open to suggestion and change, you never know unless you ask...

I'm a girl who's seen her share of heartache, in all aspects of life, and I've learnt that to appreciate the sweet we need to experience the sour. I pick myself up, dust myself off and continue to smile. I have strength in my convictions and am always true to myself, I've spent nearly 22 years learning what it is to be me, I'm not going to change now. I completely understand that my tattoos/piercings may put some people off using me for certain projects and knew that from the very start before even getting them done. They can be removed post shoot, which I am always open to, if they aren't to your taste that's fine, just please don't be rude about it. ( More photos can be seen of my tattoos/piercings on my page, which is linked at the top of the page )

I hope I have inspired you in some way, and hope we can create some amazing artwork together. I look forward to hearing from you...

Credits

Photographers
Gallerino Studio, x 5, Bridlington 652600
One9Photography, x 2,  Leeds 1017929
Mark Skeet Photography, x6 York, Leeds, Whetherby 834858
Phil Winterbourne, Leeds 180823
Firch, Leeds 1253230
Black Cat Photos, Leeds 1083506
But I Like It, Leeds 645379
Nick Rawlings, Leeds 1532762
David Rothera, x 2, Leeds 1046940
Steve Gabbatt, x 2, Leeds 1330175
Alexander Cornelius, x 2,  Leeds 1295476
Kandi Photography, Hull 1257515
Keith Adams, Middlesborough,
Becky Butterworth, Flamborough 1573063
RPM Photography, Leeds 686772
Dudekdude49, Scarborough 1171293
JadePhotography, (too many time to count!), Durham 584246
Jeni C Photography, Hull, 1233265
Clare Chojnowski, x2, Leeds, 773561
Natalie Pluck, x5, Middlesborough, Hartlepool, Redcar, Saltburn, Blackhall Rocks 1680256
George Beck Photography, Leeds, 1759533
Keven McGonnell, x3, Leeds, 1759199
Javan Liam, Cundall, Yorkshire
Paul Wilkinson, Whetherby
John Cleary, Whetherby
Rob McNeil, Whetherby
David Timothy Photography, Leeds, 2095128
Emily Cromarty Photography, Newcastle, 2263724
Tony Hazell, Keighley, 396671
Lance Burkitt, Rotherham
Beth Owen, Leeds
Clare Pritchard, Pontefract
Christeeny, Newcastle, 810915
George Otigbah, Newcastle



Make-up Artists
MagpieArtistry, Leeds 1116083
Catherine Elizabeth, x5 York, Leeds, Whetherby 1085230
Jessie Young, Leeds, x 2 1228382
Rachel N Odell, Scarborough 1692335
Jade Antonia, x3 Leeds, 1584020
Jessica Blease, Hull, 1400673
Felicity Wilcockson, Leeds, 1738771 (Bodypainter)
Victoria Lees, Hartlepool, 1454694
Natalie Greenwell, Leeds, 1852782
Georgia Wilson, Leeds, 1866410
Vicki Suddaby, Keighley, 1442175
Jessica Shipley, Leeds, 2398653
Lo Dias, Durham/Newcastle x4
Sarah Nolan, Durham
Toni Baker, Durham x2 1563604
Jessica May Tressider, Leeds
Zoe Peplow, Rotherham
Meg Lindow, Leeds, x2
TonyArts, Durham/Newcastle x4, 2242362 (Hair Stylist/Phographer)

Companies/Projects/Publications...
~ John Bull Rock + Suppliers, Bridlington, York and beyond, 2009
~ The Element Hair Salon, Leeds, Advertising, 2009
~ Sophisticuts Hair Salon, Bridlington, Competition Work 2009
~ Catherine Elizabeth Makeup Studio, York, 2009
http://www.catherine-elizabeth.co.uk/Ca … folio.html
~ Fashion Flux Online Boutique Launch Website, York, 2010
~ Help For Heroes Calendar, Middlesborough, 2010 (Published 2011)
~ Elizabeth Wells Lingerie Experience- Adore Yourself and Fashion show (City and Style Event), York, 2010
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/alb … 5887722154
~ CuttingRoomCreative Salon, Leeds, Competition Work 2010
~ Frockaholic Store Opening Article, Newcastle Journal, Newcastle, 2010
http://www.journallive.co.uk/lifestyle- … -26886612/
~ Face of Inspire Modelling Agency finalist, Fashion Show also in aid of Help For Heroes, Darlington, 2010
~ Image published in 'Digital SLR Photography Magazine - Readers Showcase'
http://www.facebook.com/photos.php?id=6 … mp;theater
~ Di Alta Classe Girl; High Class Lingerie Website...More info to come https://www.facebook.com/pages/Di-Alta- … 9185732053
~ Various catwalk apperances for Lingerie by Annette as part of Di Alta Classe https://www.facebook.com/ByAnnette?fref=ts
~ Published work for Leeds Corn Exchange Christmas campaign, 2012
~ Published work within the Tallulah Times for Tallulah Love Luxury Lingerie
~ Featured in The Lingerie Journal's Model Directory, 2013
http://thelingeriejournal.com/model/april-miele/
~ 'Northern Lasses' Photoshoot pulished within northern based magazine La Di Da,     2014

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Hot Ink!   72 pics
If Carlsberg made portfolios...   480 pics
Images that go POW!   326 pics
Images that take my breath away   186 pics
It's all about the location   267 pics
My images elsewhere...   32 pics
Pure Fashion Goodness   398 pics
Simply Gorgeous   592 pics
Stripes <3   52 pics
The stuff that dreams are made of...<3   104 pics

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