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Unique vs. pretty? - Models?

I've been wondering...what kind of people model agencies are looking for these days? They aren't only looking for really good looking ones but also looking for unique ones right? Take...I don't know, Devon Aoki for example, she was found as her mixed race combination, she is half Japanese and half German, and also have freckles, it makes her look very unique. So what do you guys think? By the way: I am asking this question because I am simply 'interested' in everyone's opinions, no other reason.

Asked By: V - 9/4/2009
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It not only varies by agency but also by city. Ford or Next, for example, rarely sign "unique" or "edgy" looking models - they tend to go for classic beauties. Elite goes for the overtly "sexy" types... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 9/5/2009
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They definitely prefer unique and conventional looking girls over the girl-next-door type pretty, especially for runway modeling and high fashion print ads.
Answered By: xkiwilava - 9/4/2009
 
Chances are that they are not looking for you so better read those books. After the unanimous rejection of the above answer I suggest you avoid study and be concerned with your appearance.
Answered By: Derke N - 9/4/2009
 
it depends if you make the height requirements and such, they don't really care how your face looks as long as it's not horrid looking.
Answered By: FatCat - 9/4/2009
 
1) Confident 2) Smart 3) Unique 4) Beautiful 5) Tall
Answered By: Cindy <3 - 9/4/2009
 
I think it depends on the modeling agency.
Answered By: ♪♫Jasmine♫♪ - 9/4/2009
 
unique models
Answered By: Loopti - 9/4/2009
 
high fashion- unique catalogue-pretty
Answered By: lisaarchuleta24 - 9/4/2009
 
If you want to see what types of models modeling agencies are hiring, just look at their model boards: http://www.fordmodels.com/ http://www.elitemodel.com/ http://www.marilynagency.com/ http://www.models1.co.uk/ http://www.wilhelmina.com/
Answered By: Heart of Fire - 9/4/2009
 
There are a lot of pretty/beautiful people in this world. There are a lot of tall people too. But it all boils down to the features. Sometimes the very best models are not the pretty stereotype but they have features that stand out and they have the capability to change their look. Or you cannot pin point... More
Answered By: Tutu - 9/4/2009
 
They prefer girls who are unique BUT pretty, then unique, then regular pretty... More
Answered By: :) - 9/4/2009
 
I'm Half Japanese & part German & I have plenty of freckles... More
Answered By: Biracial_Butterfly - 9/5/2009
 
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