Fascinating Quotes About Models

Quotes about Models

Models are people who are employed to promote products such as fashionable clothes in runway fashion shows. Or sometimes they pose for art or photography to promote a brand or business. Models can be any age, or gender and there are models ranging in age from babies to teenagers to even senior citizens. Many models work part-time and only a very select few are able to make a full time living from this profession.

There are many different types of modeling that includes:  fashion, glamour, fitness, bikini, fine art, body-part, promotional and commercial print models. Models are also featured in a variety of formats including: books, magazines, films, newspapers, internet and television, virtual reality.

Here are our favorite quotes about models and the profession of modeling.

Our Favorite Quotes about Models and Modelling

“Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.” —Diana Vreeland

“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.”—Alexander McQueen

“Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.” —Diane von Furstenberg

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” —Gianni Versace

“One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.” —Karl Lagerfeld

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” —Miuccia Prada

“I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.” —Ralph Lauren

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” —Yves Saint Laurent

“Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” —Alexander Wang

“You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody. I’m not talking about lots of clothes.” —Diana Vreeland

“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” —Vivienne Westwood

“You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.” —Christian Dior

“Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.” —Lauren Hutton

“The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” —Hubert de Givenchy

“I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect, they are much more interesting.” —Marc Jacobs

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” —Karl Lagerfeld

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” —Harry Winston

“Elegance is elimination.” —Cristóbal Balenciaga

“Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” —Christian Louboutin

“Style is the only thing you can’t buy. It’s not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It’s something reflected from our soul to the outside world—an emotion.”—Alber Elbaz

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel

“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.” —Kate Spade

“Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.” —Giorgio Armani

“The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.” —Giambattista Valli

“I want people to see the dress, but focus on the woman.” —Vera Wang

“We have this saying, Christy and I. We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day.” —Linda Evangelista

“I make clothes, women make fashion.” —Azzedine Alaïa

“I make clothes, women make fashion.” —Azzedine Alaïa

“What’s my style is not your style, and I don’t see how you can define it. It’s something that expresses who you are in your own way.” —Iris Apfel

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who’s wearing it.” —Yves Saint Laurent

“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” —Bo Derek

“Luxury is the ease of a T-shirt in a very expensive dress.” ―Karl Lagerfeld

Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common sense.” —Oscar de la Renta

“A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste—it’s hearty, it’s healthy, it’s physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I’m against.” —Diana Vreeland

“I think we all know boldness when we see it. Nothing makes me smile more than when I see someone being fully themselves, with their own individual style and character, whatever that is.” Angelina Jolie

“I did a lot of lingerie modelling, like, for plus-size, like Macy’s and Dillard’s and Bloomingdale’s. I was, like, on a billboard in New York one time in, like, a bra and underwear. Yeah.” — Nia Jax

“I’ve always had a burning desire to help people and make a difference in the world. I didn’t know how I could do that in modelling when it can be such a fake world. But my dad told me I could make a difference by being true to myself and teaching people what I’ve learnt about spirituality, health and nutrition.” Miranda Kerr

“Sexy in India is not considered positive. But, with today’s crop of fresh faces in the modelling arena, being sexy is an asset.” Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

“I’ve had albums out since the 1970s. I was in a musical, ‘The Boy Friend,’ directed by Ken Russell, and I was on Broadway in ‘My One And Only’ with Tommy Tune, so I’ve always been a singer, but I suppose people think of my modelling more.” Twiggy

“From as far back as I can remember, I was always insecure about my looks, whether it was my flat chest, my skinny legs, or how to cope with my body as it changed. With hindsight, I can see I was different. I was given a body that worked for photographic modelling and a photogenic face.” Twiggy

“When I started modelling, I’d raise my arms and it was all muscle and all the other models had nothing. Really, everybody thought I was a man. I don’t have to do much to have muscles. It’s just genetic.” Grace Jones

“Modelling, for me, I find that it’s like acting.” Stella Maxwell

“When you’re two, three, four years old, it’s not really modelling. You run around, and they give you toys in a fun place, and they take pictures of you playing.” Gigi Hadid

“Modelling is a silly, crazy business.” Helena Christensen

“In judging of a beautiful statue, the aesthetic faculty is absolutely and completely gratified by the splendid curves of those marble lips that are dumb to our complaint, the noble modelling of those limbs that are powerless to help us.” Oscar Wilde

“At the end of the day, my legacy will not be modelling but my cosmetics line.” Iman

“I try to separate my modelling work from my school life because I don’t want people to think of me differently or that I am a certain way because of it.” Kaia Gerber

“Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modelling is just an image.” Cameron Diaz

“I know that I won’t be modelling forever, but I think I’ll be in the entertainment industry. I would love to host a talk show one day or have a cooking show. I love to cook… I’m really open, so we’ll see.” Gigi Hadid

Modelling opened up the world to me. All my friends were bohemian artists and were a little bit appalled when I sold out and did something so bourgeois. I’d say, ‘Come on, guys, with what I earn from this job, we can all go to Morocco.” Christie Brinkley

“I’ll never forget the modelling shoot I did in the Bahamas on a pink sand beach at Harbour Island. It felt like I’d just landed in paradise; it was so beautiful.” Olga Kurylenko

“Modeling is really what I do during my free time. It’s fun for me, so it doesn’t feel like work. I choose to do it.” Kaia Gerber

“The secret to modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. You have to be given what’s needed by nature, and what’s needed is to bring something new.”
Karl Lagerfeld

“If you believe in yourself and feel confident in yourself, you can do anything. I really believe that.”
— Karlie Kloss

“It’s a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don’t like is predictable.”
— Naomi Campbell

“A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too. I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness.”
— Miranda Kerr

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Video: How to Apply to Modelling Agencies

In this video, TPS creative producer Anna helps with the next step in your modelling career: Applying to agencies. Do you  want to take your modelling to the next step? Are you ready to apply to a modelling agency? First things first, which agency are you going to apply to? It’s really not that hard to figure out which one will be better suited to you, but you do need to do some ground work first. Watch to learn more.

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