Advice from Karl Lagerfeld Recently, the famous couturier, recognized “style icon” and brand head Chanel Karl Lagerfeld (Karl Lagerfeld) in an interview with New York Magazine answered the question of the Sigrid Argen model about how to become the fashion supermodels.
That’s what a famous designer, photographer and stylist said: “In order to become a supermodel, first and foremost you need to be” not perfect “, to have a bright personality, even externally.” “It is necessary that people can remember your face and then recognize it at first sight,” Lagerfeld said. “That’s why the supermodels of the 1980-1990s can still work in high fashion advertising – they are easily recognizable, people know and remember their faces.”
“For example, this little Russian blonde, Sasha Pivovarova, has an instantly memorable face, and when you look at many other models, people sometimes have to wonder – is this that girl or this one? – explained the designer. “It’s very difficult to become a fashion supermodels, but, you see, in fact, there is no universal advice how this can be achieved, since the circumstances, conditions and data of each pretender are different.”
“Can you become one of the fashion supermodels – it depends on many things: on how much energy you are willing to invest, what to sacrifice, what is your life energy, your aura, from what can be exciting or disappointing,” Karl Lagerfeld continued. “You can not blame anyone for not helping you enough in the development of your data, because, except for yourself, no one can do anything about it.” “All the necessary data for you must be given by nature, and the most necessary are that you have something new, fresh and unusual that you can bring to our business,” the couturier summed up. “True, natural giftedness or its absence is the greatest injustice in the world.”
At the end of the interview, Karl unexpectedly shared one of his personal secrets: “In the mornings I look awful, like a madman, as a character from a horror film – that’s why I sleep alone. I have curly and tangled hair, and I always tie them in a ponytail. But before going to sleep, I invariably bring myself into an ideal order, as if I have an important romantic date. ” “When I was a child, my mother always said that when going to sleep in the evening, a person never knows if he will wake up in the morning and in what condition, therefore it is always necessary to go to bed at the best,” the couturier admitted. – Now I’m laughing at this, but still, I think that everyone should go to bed as if he had a romantic date. ”
Top-model told novice fashion supermodels, what you need to be ready at the beginning of a career Travel around the world, work with eminent photographers and brilliant defile on the world’s catwalks.
So their future is seen by novice models. But the professionals of their business understand that succeeding in the fashion world is not that simple.
The top fashion supermodels of the world level, Ukrainian Anna Touched on the shooting of the second season advertising campaign “Supermodel in Ukrainian” shared her personal experience and gave three basic advice to the girls who are planning to conquer the fashion industry. – “First, learn the languages. English for the model is very important, – says Anna. – The result of the work depends on how accurately the model understood the task of the photographer or designer. And when you know the language, you can communicate, make acquaintances, and not just silently stand in the frame (smiling). Secondly, smile! It is easy and pleasant to work with positive, benevolent people. It is important to impress. And in the third, you need to be prepared for the fact that not everything will turn out right away. Be patient, and be sure to achieve the goal!”