About Rosa

Rosa spent most of her childhood growing up on the wind swept moors of southern Ireland. After this fashion desert she up rooted herself and moved to London and then Barcelona and committing herself to the life of glamour. Chasing the dream of being part of the fashion industry and owning an expensive handbags and even more expensive shoes. Currently she is working as a freelance make up artist and hair stylist for drag queen and brides (while trying really hard not to get the two mixed up). For more wit, wisdom and pictures of beautiful clothes visit my blog Rosa in Wonderland.

Latest stories by Rosa

Mar 30

First Impressions: tips on presenting yourself as a model

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You only get one shot at making a first impression. Its invaluable in a industry that’s as competitive as modeling to present yourself as the perfect candidate, the full package! Working as a makeup artist I have had models come to me in all conditions, sometimes sleep deprived, jet lagged, hungover.

Jul 30

The rise of fashion reality TV – breaking down walls or cheapening the industry?

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TV producers world wide have discovered that reality shows are something of a cash cow. Milking it for all it’s worth. They have created shows spanning a whole spectrum of interests. You have talent based shows for dancers, singers, chefs, editors, and of course models! Each week contestants complete tests and assignments and are then judged either by a panel or by the public. One by one all contestants are eliminated except one…

Apr 17

The other side of the lense: My day at a Model Management Scouting Photo Session

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I was recently invited to a Model Management photo shooting session, an offer I was more then enthusiastic to accept. Despite having attended many different types of photo shoots in my career, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, I was very interested to see how the sessions worked.

Apr 1

Evolving beauty: The changing face of fashion

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The 2000’s have taken modelling to places it never went before. Our media outlet used to be limited to print, billboards and television but the huge leaps we have made in communication technology means our lives are now filled with information coming in, in all directions. Designers and agencies saw opportunities to get their images […]

Most popular stories by Rosa

Mar 30

First Impressions: tips on presenting yourself as a model

By

You only get one shot at making a first impression. Its invaluable in a industry that’s as competitive as modeling to present yourself as the perfect candidate, the full package! Working as a makeup artist I have had models come to me in all conditions, sometimes sleep deprived, jet lagged, hungover.

Jul 30

The rise of fashion reality TV – breaking down walls or cheapening the industry?

By

TV producers world wide have discovered that reality shows are something of a cash cow. Milking it for all it’s worth. They have created shows spanning a whole spectrum of interests. You have talent based shows for dancers, singers, chefs, editors, and of course models! Each week contestants complete tests and assignments and are then judged either by a panel or by the public. One by one all contestants are eliminated except one…

Apr 17

The other side of the lense: My day at a Model Management Scouting Photo Session

By

I was recently invited to a Model Management photo shooting session, an offer I was more then enthusiastic to accept. Despite having attended many different types of photo shoots in my career, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, I was very interested to see how the sessions worked.

Apr 1

Evolving beauty: The changing face of fashion

By

The 2000’s have taken modelling to places it never went before. Our media outlet used to be limited to print, billboards and television but the huge leaps we have made in communication technology means our lives are now filled with information coming in, in all directions. Designers and agencies saw opportunities to get their images […]

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