Model Resume

Different posts and job profiles demand different types of resumes. Resumes come in different formats and applicants have to select a format style which they feel is correct for their job profile. A model resume is a document where applicants have to show their skills, talents and expertise as a model. A format and layout of a model resume is entirely different from that of an engineer or doctor resume. Applicants interested in modeling and applying for the position of a model in a fashion house or designer brand must know how to frame a model resume in order to create maximum impact on the employer.

Modeling is a very creative career and applicants must frame the resume in such manner that it reflects applicant's creative side. A model resume is almost like an advertising pamphlet where applicants will make the recruiter realize their potential to be a successful model. Although a perfectly written resume does not guarantee employment but it surely takes the applicant a step ahead from the rest. Therefore writing a good resume will give applicants a kick start in venturing in to the career they dream to pursue.

There are a few things that go along with when the question arises of how to construct a brilliant resume for a modeling career. Applicants must be aware of certain things before attempting to write their resumes. Below mentioned are some tips that will help applicants in writing a resume that will be approved as well as appreciated by the recruiter.

Tips for writing a good fashion model resume

  • Format: Selecting a proper format is the first thing to do when it comes to write a good resume for job application. Applicants must do some online browsing and look out for a format that is apt with the profile. A format gives the resume its shape and structure. Without a format applicants will not be able to manage all the facts and personal information in a single sheet of paper.

  • Keeping it clean, brief and simple: The resume of a model should be simple and brief. It should not resemble the resume of a rocket scientist. A model resume should also be kept brief and to the point. Applicants must not write unnecessary information that is not relevant to the post.

  • Highlight the important points: Applicants must highlight their strengths and achievements. Work experience also is of great importance and applicants must take care of that too.

  • Proofreading: Proof reading is important as possibilities of spelling mistakes, typo errors and grammatical errors are reduced in that process.

Some rules that applicants must follow while writing a model resume are mentioned below.

  • Applicants should use bulleted points wherever applicable.
  • Long sentences and paragraphs must not be used.
  • If applicants are mailing the resume, they should look out for the appropriate front size.
  • Attaching a photo that is glamorous and beautiful is important.
  • Contact details should be written appropriately with proper telephone number
  • Applicant must mention about all the previous works like ramp walks, TV and ad campaign, endorsements, etc. in the resume.

Below is a sample resume of a model that will help applicants in gaining more idea about how to construct a proper resume for the post.

Sample Fashion Designer Resume

Janet Wilson
23rd West Patrick Avenue, South Hindenburg
Manhattan, New York City (435 66577)
Email address:
Telephone number: 45567 51115

Career Objective: Looking forward to work as a fashion model in a reputed fashion house where I can utilize my skills and expertise for the benefit of the firm and also to gain professional experience.

Career Summary: Previous employed in a reputed fashion firm as a model for a period to 2 years and have also participated in several ad campaigns and TV commercials.

Basic Statistics:

Height: 5.9"
Weight: 118 lbs
Eyes: green
Hair: Golden Blonde
Hair length: Shoulder
Body measurements:

  • Bust:36
  • Waist: 24
  • Hips: 36
Shoe size: 6
Dress: 6
Suit: 6
Age: 21

Work Experience:

Working with Ellison and Clark for the last 2 years as a main stream model.
Campaigns done under Ellison and Clark:
Fashion shows:

  • Bridal wear for Ellison and Clark on Runway 2010
  • Spring summer collection for Ellison and Clark on New York Fashion Week 2011
  • Summer collection for Ellison and Clark on Runway 2011

Photo shoot and commercial photography:

  • Bikini Shoot for Ellison and Clark 2010 conducted by Mango Photography
  • Formal and workplace collection photo shoot for Ellison and Clark by Zoosk Photography
  • Winter collection for Ellison and Clark 2010 by Shutterbug Photography

Skills and interests:

Reading novels, bicycling, designing clothes and out fits, interior designing, swimming, yoga, ball room dancing, traveling, expertise in foreign languages like French and German, etc.


  • Completed a 2 year diploma course in modeling in the year 2008
  • 1 year diploma course in acting in the year 2009


  • Completed high school from St Xavier's High School New York.
  • Pursuing Graduation in Liberal Arts externally from New York University.

Declaration: The information provided above is true to my knowledge.

Reference: Will be provided on request.

We hope that the above tips and sample on how to write a fashion model resume will surely help applicants in constructing better resumes for their job application.

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