Dancing requires physical awareness, precision, rhythm, soul, memory and coordination. And whether people realize it or not, modeling and dancing are two closely related disciplines. Both require you to use your body, know your body and express with your body.
Being aware of your energy levels makes a big difference, because when you're working long hours, it is vital to keep your energy up in order to deliver the best performance.
I get asked all the time what makes a model super, and while there's something to be said for hard work and having a special look -- a key element that separates a good model from an outstanding model is confidence.
When going nude in any setting I think most of us initially worry about being judged and feeling vulnerable in that there is no place to hide our insecurities - they are totally exposed for everyone to see.
At a Q and A for 12 Years A Slave in London this week, Director Steve McQueen told the story of one of his first meetings in Hollywood, how an Irish person had been expected... and about the shock when he showed up. I would like to take this small opportunity to celebrate some people who have brought some exquisite flavour to the UK, Vanity Fair Style.
If Obama, Cameron and Thorning -Schmidt were inspired to whip out their camera phones and start clicking away then why wasn't Naomi Campbell somewhere in that stadium, in full hair and make up, being held aloft in front of a wind machine by Bono and Charlize Theron?
Naomi Campbell... Yes, she can get upset if a job isn't carried out to her satisfaction, as is common among other professionals who are passionate about their work. But why does being a strong woman automatically earn you the label of being a b*tch?
Rumors abound that it was Naomi Campbell who made sure Luo Zilin was punished for liaising with her ex. This raises the question that many face: Is it ever ok to date the former flame of a friend or mentor?
Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.
Mark Powell pushes back his hat and relaxes into his armchair, a pair of handsome new specs upon his nose. 'I'm still cutting edge, moving forward, and I've also got the back-up of a great history,' he tells me.
'Character' and 'personality' aren't the first words that spring to mind when qualifying the success of a model, though this was contested on Crane.tv...
Once in the land of opportunity, you better take from it what it has to offer. And take she did. Earning a BA degree from Yale University, and JD from Columbia Law School, she made her parents proud by honoring their request for her to become a lawyer.
This week we bring you the news that Naomi Campbell has celebrated her birthday in Bethlehem. That's right. Like JESUS.
Here is a set of search stats, gleaned from Google's keyword tool -- the most popular eyes in modeling. The top five yields some interesting stats:
Do you frequently post attention-seeking profile pictures that are sexually suggestive or falsely depict your net worth? The cause of your behavior could be Pervasive Thirst Disorder (PTD).
What do Brigitte Bardot, Albert Einstein and the Rat Pack have in common? They each helped make previously unknown South American towns into popular destinations.