ESSENTIAL WARDROBE FOR MODEL TESTS
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WHAT TO WEAR TO THE SHOOT
All models should arrive in loose clothing that does not leave marks on your body, no tight waistbands or tight socks that will leave seam lines on your body. Wear no makeup and wash your hair the day before your shoot, not the day of, unless you are instructed otherwise by your team. Bring your foundation and any unique hair or makeup products that may not be in a standard makeup artist’s kit. Women, if you are going to a casting, go-see or similar meeting where you're not shooting, when in doubt, wear something form fitting and all black, for example, black leggings, black tank top and black heels. This way they can see your form immediately and you'll look like you know what you're doing.
The more you can bring the better, try to bring everything on this list and then some, plus whatever your team instructs you to bring to each specific shoot. Most of this stuff will be worn under the featured clothes you’ll be modeling, so it needs to be discreet with no bold patterns, colors, labels, etc. that will take attention away from the clothes you’re modeling. Preferably everything on this list will be neutral colors with no graphics, logos, words of any kind. It’s okay to bring Calvins or Dior with the logos and labels, but you should also have options with no words or labels, especially in black and gray.
For undergarments, please bring smooth or seamless options when possible. Try to avoid thick fabrics, textures, patterns, or colors that will show through outer garments you are modeling.
ALL MODELS, MEN AND WOMEN
Bring the following basics in black, gray, white:
T shirts/crop tops/tank tops
Jackets (preferably denim or leather, more than one preferred)
Jeans (one light, one dark, one fitted, one loose)
Bring the following in black, gray, white, nude (nude is most important for undergarments):
Bodysuit, with and without thong
Thong and non-thong underwear
Heels (especially nude and black)
Something warm to cover up with (blanket, robe, or coat)
Bring the following in black, gray, white:
Button up shirts
Belts (black and brown)
Sneakers (black or solid darker colors, not too busy)
Boots/formal shoes (black, brown, gray)
More shoes, boat shoes, converse, timberlands, anything.
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