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Could you be a model according to these standards?

  • Yes, a fashion model.

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  • Yes, a commercial model.

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  • No.

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Could you be a model according to these standards (from a modeling agency website)? I don't think most people could and this doesn't even factor in what your face looks like. Why can't different types of people be represented?<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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A female fashion model is 5'8" to 5'11" tall, size 2-6, and between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Male fashion models are 5'11" to 6'2" tall and are 15 to 28 years old.<br><br>
COMMERCIAL MODEL DIVISION<br>
Our commercial model division requirements are for men and women ages 14-35. Female commercial models must be between 5'0" and 5'8" and maintain a trim physique. Male commercial models must be 5'8" or taller and have a defined physique.</td>
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No, but my dp could be a fashion model. (He really could, too. He's gorgeous!)<br><br>
What ticks me off is the double standard. Female fashion models have to be a certain size, even though the male fashion models don't. The male fashion models can be older, too. Female commercial models have to have a "trim" physique but male commercial models have to have a "defined" physique. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="angry">
 

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Nope - too old (and fat) for a fashion model and just too plain fat for a commercial model...<br><br>
Dh could be too - he is yummy! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yummy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="yummy">
 

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What is a "defined" physique, anyway? I have a defined physique.....it's defined as "flabby" <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">:<br><br>
Sorry--couldn't resist....not enough sleep last night!<br><br>
Forgot to add: No, I couldn't make it as a model. Too old, too fat, too short....too bad! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">What is a "defined" physique, anyway? I have a defined physique.....it's defined as "flabby"</td>
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Oh, and no! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/moon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="moon">
 

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Well, I'm too old, too fat, and too short for a fashion model, and just plain too fat for a commercial model! So my answer is NO! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/mecry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="crying"> I'm too short, too fat and too old.<br><br>
Thanks for that ego boost first thing in the morning <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/sulkoff.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="tiptoe">
 

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I'm even too big to be a plus-size model. My goal is to have plus-size model measurements, like Elle! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">:
 

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Too Short, Too heavy... too old for fashion... Sarcastically saying, oh, damn. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I suppose by the standards listed above I COULD be a commercial model - if they want a short, freckled, squishy, unkept, frazzled mommy look. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br>
dh could be though - hes got not an ounce of fat on his body....
 

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well, for another year I could be! I will be 35 on my next b-day....I used to do "commercial modeling.."- I never felt like I had the face for it, but I had the figure. I was a Bud-girl ( wearing a Budweiser bikini and dancing around with 2 other girls on the beach handing out beer <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"> ) and mall-modeling in highschool...
 

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I could be a commercial model.<br><br>
I used to be a fashion model.................... (before two kids <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">)<br><br><br>
Hmmm......... I GUESS the trade off was worth it.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes"><br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">:
 

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When Kate Moss hit the scenes I was exactly the same size as her. I was so excited to see someone 5'7" and hoped it would be a trend. It wasn't. Because of that, and the fact that I'm 5 years out of the fashion model range, I couldn't be a fashion model. According to the commercial model standards I could be one of them.
 

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me too! If only I had known that I had sported the heroine -chic look all those years :LOL
 

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I'm 25, 5'1, and pre-pg was a size 4. So I suppose I could be a commercial model...joy! If only I didn't hate commercials so much. But I don't see many short people in commercials, and I'm a little stockier and more muscular than them too.<br><br>
I wonder why the age limits? Aren't most of the top models in the world around 25-30?
 

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ok im too old, too tall, and too fat... like said previously sarcastically saying oh well<br><br>
my dd could be... altho she is tall... but not one once of fat on her... man i want her abs and shes only 5... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">:
 
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