Suggested Reading for Aspiring Models

This list is not exhaustive by any means, but these books will provide a wealth of information for anyone considering becoming a model. Click on any of the images or linked titles to go to where you can order that book.

Wilhelmina Guide to Modeling by C. L. Walker, Natasha Esch
ISBN: 0-68481-4919


Complete Idiot's Guide to Being a Model by Roshumba Williams
ISBN: 0-02863-1900
A fashion industry expert explains how women, men, and children can begin a career in modeling. In addition to tips for enhancing makeup, hair, and wardrobe, she advises on creating portfolios, obtaining bigger contracts, and avoiding scams.

Your Modeling Career: You Don't Have to Be a Superstar to Succeed, by Debbie Press, Skip Press
ISBN: 1-58115-0458

The Modeling Life: The One (And Only) Book That Gives You the Inside Story of What the Business Is Like and How You Can Make It, by Donna Rubinstein, Jennifer Kingson Bloom
ISBN: 0-39952-4096

Advice for aspiring models from the "model editor" of "Seventeen" magazine.

How to Become a Succesful Commercial Model, by Aaron Marcus
ISBN: 0-9653585-1-8

Aaron Marcus has been a full-time actor and commercial model since 1986. He has been featured in 1037 (to date) TV and radio commercials, corporate/feature films and print ads.

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