Model, is a person with a role either to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual aide for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography. The use of this term evolved from use of scale models, or miniature dolls in that case were used to showcase the various new styles which were developed and design by fashion designers. Some of the well-known Models from the world of glamour industry is as follows:
Models are based on what role they are performing, first is how the model will look on wearing the numerous wardrobe options and which out of them will look good. Second is to present the model, man or women, in idealized clothing, which aspires models to wear those clothes.
Models should be extremely careful about their look, in the glamour industry, it’s their look & appearance which earn them bucks. They should maintain diet as per their comfort. However, these days plus size models have also made their mark in the fashion industry, who likes to portray their natural self. These days - celebrities, including actors, singers, sports personalities and reality TV stars, frequently take modelling contracts in addition to their regular work.
Types of modelling include: fashion, glamour, fitness, bikini, fine art, body-part, and commercial print models. Models are featured in a variety of media formats including: books, magazines, films, newspapers, TV and Outdoor billboards. Many models later in their career went on to become famous actors and actresses. Modelling is not just restricted to the film industry, sportsperson also act as models & seen endorsing various brands and products.