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Are you ready for another crazy season of America’s Next Top Model? Practice your best “blue steel” in the bathroom mirror and read these five stories all about models. You’ll be ready to strut your stuff on the catwalk in no time.
Living the Model Life by Erin Skelly & Maddy Soulliard
He caught me looking at him and gave me a winning smile. There was about a million little butterflies floating in my stomach now. I jumped up. I wasn’t the prettiest girl ever. I had some big glasses and some acne here and there, with greasy regular brown hair. I never had designer clothes so some flares and converse and baggy shirts worked with me.
Model Behavior by Cass
Modeling doesn’t make much when you’re new to the business but since I’ve been at it since I was scouted at twelve the money added up fast. I’ve done everything from small store ads to commercials to full photo spreads in fashion magazines, I’ve even managed to make it onto the runway for Fashion Week before.
One Little Black Dress by K. Iriel
“Calm down, Taylor. He’s just a model. They’re a dime a dozen around here right now,” I told her as I disentangled myself from her grip. She pouted and grabbed her purse; a tiny black thing by Prada she had saved up for months to get.
Filling Those Shoes. . . by Kayleigh Fongers
I glanced down at my strapless blue one-shoulder minidress that my mother had insisted that I wear, since it complimented my chocolate brown eyes and made them sparkle. Yet deep down I believed that another reason she had wanted me to wear it was because it was CdC, and me wearing it at Fashion Week would ensue in great free advertising for her brand. Oh well. Even I had to admit that I looked good. And when your mother is a famous high-end designer who never, ever misses Fashion Week, her saying that you look good is a huge compliment.
Model Behaviour by Marebelle
My hand brushed my camera that limply hung around my neck, nervous in front of such beautiful men. The expensive black camera had been given to me by my boss as a sort of going away present of sorts when I was transferred from the L.A. branch of ION(M) to the Asian branch. My boss, who I’d referred to as Miss May, was like a grandmother to me; I had to admit that I did feel a slight tinge of homesickness at the thought of her.