Female Models in India

Types Of Female Models in India

Types Of Female Models in India

When beginners think of female models in India they automatically think of  supermodels Alisia Raut, Mehr Bhasin, Aditi Govitrikar , Aishwarya Sushmita , Priyanka Chopra & more. But on the other hand there are other types of models whose name are not that popular , but still they are generating huge income. They are working as commercial model, models behind the scenes for fittings , Ad shoots , Commercial models and many more . There are various other fields in Modeling ,  Even if you couldn’t be the next big female super model in India, you’ll probably be one of the top female models in the 4 different categories in this field.

Female Models in India


1. Fashion or Editorial Modeling for Female :

Female models, in the fashion  industry are also known as “editorial models,”. These models tend to do a lot of photoshoot for hi fashion magazines in india such as  Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Femina , Elle & G&G Magazine. They also work with top indian fashion designers such as Rohit bal , Sabyasachi , Tarun Tahliani , Rockys , Anita dogre , Ritu kumar and others.

Female editorial fashion models are generally at least 5 feet, 8 inches  and above  and very slim, with measurements that are usually around 33 inches around the bust, 23 inches around the waist, and 33 inches around the hips.

anjum fakih female modeling


2. Runway Models :

The minimum height criteria for female ramp modeling in india is 5’7 and above , tall models are always preferred. Ramp or the  runway models must have precise measurements  as per the designers so that they can fit in designers clothes which are made for the fashion shows or stores .Their measurements are usually no greater than 34 inches around the bust, 23 inches around the waist, and 34 inches around the hips. Designers hire models for fittings also the designers dont make clothes according to the size of the models .

ethnic photoshoot


3. Commercial Female Modelling :

Commercial models in India can be of any age, size, or height. As a model they need to work in various domain of commercial modeling like Tv ads , Web ads , ads related to travel , household products and others . Commercial models  as compared to fashion models do work which is more mass appealing & not related to fashion .

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4. Plus Size Models :

The plus size female modeling industry has become a very important part of the indian fashion modeling industry. Top Modeling Agencies also now have the listing for plus size models in their category .

plus size modeling



Author Info

Praveen Bhat is celebrity fashion photographer and director based in New Delhi.

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