Modeling in Kenya

BECOME A MODEL IN KENYA IN 2023

How do I become a model? If this is a question you have been asking yourself, you have come to the right place. The modeling industry like every other industry post covid has tremendously changed, especially in Africa. In 2023, there are more Kenyan models working internationally in some of the biggest markets in the […]

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THE MODELING PORTFOLIO

A modeling portfolio is to a model, what a curriculum vitae is to other professionals in corporate fields. Many aspiring and established models struggle to put together a portfolio due to a lack of information. Every model knows they need a modeling portfolio, yet very few know what it contains and how it should look.

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BEAUTY PAGEANTRY TODAY

The beauty pageantry industry is one of the most expensive sub-industries in the fashion world. Beauty pageants were competitions to give a royalty title to the fairest of them all. These competitions, in the beginning, were only for the elite female members of society and were purely based on physical attributes. Beginning in the late

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FREELANCE VS AGENCY MODELS

The modeling industry is a very open market, and this makes it a little challenging to navigate if you are completely new. Many aspiring models are faced with the decision to either stay freelance or get signed to a modeling agency. If you are thinking of starting a career in modeling (part-time or full time),

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APPLYING TO MODELING AGENCIES

Modeling agencies are businesses or companies whose sole purpose is to act as model/talent managers. Different modeling agencies offer different services and opportunities to models. A training agency is like an academy, they focus on preparing aspiring models for the market. A mother agency signs models with the main aim of developing their talent and

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YOUR FIRST MODELING AUDITION

Modeling auditions are an essential part of your modeling career. Until you build a solid foundation in the industry, you will have to attend numerous modeling auditions. Everyone starts somewhere, and your first audition could be a career launch or a vital lesson. Many aspiring models struggle to launch a career because they are either

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MODELING BASICS- A BEGINNERS GUIDE

I am a beginner, I am passionate about modeling but I don’t know where to start! Every agency will attest that they have to deal with this statement at least twice every single day. We have decided to do something about it! Velour Model Management started as a training agency, our core mission has always

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VELOUR MODELS IN 2020

Velour Models in 2020 was hit hard by the Covid 19 pandemic, the entire fashion industry in Kenya was brought to its knees. Many key players in the industry, including designers, production houses, and stockists had to close shop or venture into other businesses. Travel bans saw the cancellation of beauty pageants, modeling agencies refrained

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