The model is the muse, but she is not simply the implementation of a designer’s ideas. When she steps into the studio for her fitting, she brings something of herself to the collection – the way she moves, the way she interprets the designer’s vibe. Somehow, she can light up what fashion is about to become.
“For models to have a good modeling career it’s very important to be able to work for several different markets to get the most benefit out of it. For agencies it’s important to be well known internationally, which makes it much easier to get new talents right away placed with the best foreign agencies.”
One thing that has changed my life and my perception of it is the experience of standing for beauty contests. I have taken part in both Miss Spain and in Miss International contests. During one month or maybe one month and a half you discover and learn so many things such as: how to be [...]
Q: Could you tell me a little bit about the history of your agency? Facundo: I started working as a model for commercials and runway shows in ’86, ’87, and I spent many years doing campaigns for different big-name brands and fashion shows. Later I was asked to form part of an agency with Raquel [...]
Q: Who is your top male model at the moment? Facundo: The one who stands out the most for me is Hernan Drago. He is very professional. Hernan does everything – commercials, print, runway; he sells very well and he sells well internationally. His strength professionally is that he his career trajectory spans almost ten [...]
Nowadays nobody will argue with an obvious fact that numerous girls and boys are dreaming of becoming fashion models. But only half of them realize that a brand new model has the toughest job of the industry. She has to inspire photographers and designers. She has to build relationships or establish recurring clients. A huge [...]
Ever since I turned 16, people have told me I should be a model. Post-school I lost my Evan Dando-esque hippy locks and geeky glasses and people started commenting that there was a face underneath that was actually, you know, quite nice to look at. And so it has continued ever since – the best [...]