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Sarah Louise Gater
Posts: 312
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom


Are the requirements for this style of modelling any different to high fashion modelling requirements?
Feb 21 13 04:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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angel emily
Posts: 1,020
Boston, Massachusetts, US


It depends on the designer/show/production.

Some of the local bridal shows around here cast girls who aren't even marketing themselves as llamas to save on budget....

The bigger productions tend to use girls who are agency represented, or at least agency standard.
Feb 21 13 06:00 pm  Link  Quote 
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Anna Adrielle
Posts: 18,763
Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium


yes and no. it really depends on the brand, what it's for,... bridal can be this

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg11/shiningtrends/wedding-dresses-2012-trends-novias-de-espana-6.jpg
very young and thin, more high fashion

or this
http://www.pristinedryclean.co.uk/images/wedding-dress-cleaning-glasgow_1.jpg
a bit older, more commercial

or this
http://www.bridaldressesshop.co.uk/c/15-large/plus-size-wedding-dresses.jpg
plus size

or this
http://thecityrooms.co.uk/cherlynns-blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Wedding-Fair-in-Leicester-Fashion-Show.jpg
local bridal shows, wedding fairs, etcetera

so there are lots of different requirements for lots of different opportunities smile
Feb 22 13 01:29 am  Link  Quote 
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Sarah Louise Gater
Posts: 312
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom


Thank you both for your help smile
Feb 22 13 07:51 am  Link  Quote 
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V for Victory Modeling
Posts: 436
Roseville, California, US


I love doing bridal modeling and IMO, they come in all shapes and sizes. Although I can understand what you mean to an extent because most wedding dresses by default are made for women 5'8" and up with or without heels.
Feb 22 13 10:53 am  Link  Quote 
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Sarah Louise Gater
Posts: 312
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom


vbabe wrote:
I love doing bridal modeling and IMO, they come in all shapes and sizes. Although I can understand what you mean to an extent because most wedding dresses by default are made for women 5'8" and up with or without heels.

See I'd love to do it but I'm very slim and only 5'3. But then surely At wedding fayres there's women my height and build wanting to know what a dress of a certain style would look like on someone there height and build. Which is why I wondered if the requirements were much different.

Feb 22 13 12:44 pm  Link  Quote 
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Lanna_
Posts: 829
Seattle, Washington, US


I've been to a few castings for bridal magazines sold on stands in stores.  They use agency models.

For smaller publications or individual advertisements they may not go the agency route.
Feb 22 13 02:11 pm  Link  Quote 
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