Velour Model Academy is your pathway to actualizing your modeling dreams.  We are your best bet if you have always dreamt of walking big fashion shows, shooting for top magazines, having your face on a billboard, or winning a pageant title.

Velour Model Academy was officially established in 2022 and in December of 2023 had its first graduation with over 40 students. Our facility ensures step-by-step, personalized training and mentorship. We continuously seek out 0pportunities for our students, and are proud to have most of our students working for top brands. Our trainers and coaches are equipped and excited to help you grow. 

Our Intakes for the 3 months classes are as follows: January, April, July and October. 

VELOUR MODEL ACADEMY- CLASSES
Velour Model Management
Our Top Male Student Walking the Samanthas' Bridal Expo Fashion Show 2023- Velour Model Academy

FASHION MODELING CLASSES

Fashion Modeling is one of the most famous types of modeling, and yet one of the most challenging to get into. Fashion modeling is very broad, and there are 4 sub categories within it- Runway, Editorial, Catalog and Fit Modeling.

It is important to understand how each sub-category works, because even within these sub categories, there are different work opportunities for models, for example showrooms and installations. 

Anyone can learn how to walk and pose, but building a career in fashion modeling in 2024 requires a industry knowledge and continuous re-invention. 

At Velour Model Academy, we teach you how to build a credible career in modeling both locally and internationally. We guide you on the best markets for your look, teach you how to build a clientele base and develop a work ethic in addition to catwalk and posing. 

Some of the details covered in this class include: 

  • Catwalk
  • Photography and Posing
  • Social Media and Marketing
  • Branding- Portfolios and Comp Cards
  • Modeling agencies and How to get signed
  • International Modeling- Placement, Permits and Regulations
  • Rate Cards
  • Modeling Ethics

Requirements:
1. Age: 15- 40 years old
2. Basic English Knowledge
3. Any Body Size, Height and Religion

Download our Training Brochure below to view the Fees Structure. 

Velour Model Academy
Miss Velour 2023

BEAUTY PAGEANTRY CLASSES

A beauty pageant is a competition for example, Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International e.t.c

Beauty Pageantry Classes prepare you for Beauty Pageant competitions both local and international. 

Pageantry is like the Olympics of the beauty industry. You have to prepare, and some of the preparation needs time. 

The Velour Model Academy beauty pageantry class prepares you, not just for the competition, but also for the crown. 

At Velour Model Academy  we believe Beauty Pageantry elevates an individuals persona and reveals a sophisticated, informed and driven leader. 

Pageantry is wide and we cover all the bases:

  • Communication and Public Speaking
  • Etiquette and fine dining
  • Makeup and Grooming
  • Social media and Branding
  • Photography
  • Catwalk
  • Community Service
  • Personality Development
  • Leadership 

All students who take this class are offered the rare opportunity to compete for the Miss Velour Crown and win a 5 years management contract with Velour Model Management. 

Requirements:
1. Age 15- 40 years old
2. English Language Proficiency
3. Any height, size and religion 

Download the Training Brochure Below to view the Fees Structure

Velour Model Academy
Our Top Female Student in a Commercial for Elangi Beauty 2023- Velour Model Academy

COMMERCIAL MODELING CLASS

Commercial modeling is one of the broadest and most accommodating types of modeling. Anyone can be a commercial model from Age 1 to 99, any height, body size or religion, skin tone… anyone!

At Velour Model Academy, we do our best to cover all types of commercial modeling and every aspect of it. There is a lot to learn including:

  • Commercial Auditions (online and physical)
  • Demo/Show Reels
  • Pay rates and negotiation
  • Contracts and Release forms
  • Casting agencies, directors, and advertising agencies
  • Social Media and branding
  • Networking

This 1 month program helps you learn the business aspects of commercial modeling and how to turn it into a career. 

Download the Training Brochure Below to view the Fees Structure

VELOUR MODEL ACADEMY- SERVICES
Miss Earth Kenya 2023

BEAUTY PAGEANT COACHING

If you are a title holder, for example you already won the title of Miss Universe Kenya, Miss Charm  Kenya etc and you need a personal coach to help you make an impact in the international competition, we are more than happy to help you prepare for the International Competition.

Winning a local beauty pageant is one thing, but competing at an international level is a whole other journey.  We have been privileged to coach, Miss Earth Kenya 2023, Miss World Kenya 2021 and Miss World Kenya 2019

At Velour Model Academy we know the pressure involved in preparing for an international competition. We, therefore, offer pageant coaching to title holders for 3-6-12 months ahead of their international competition. 

We are rigorous and thorough, to ensure victory or placement. 

This opportunity is open to both local and international title holders without a coach. 

We cannot wait to see you win!

Contact us at academy@velourmodels.com to book an appointment

Modeling in Kenya

CAREER CONSULTATION

Want to venture into modeling, but don’t know where to start or are you a guardian to an aspiring model? 

Modeling is a broad career, there are many types of modeling with different opportunities and requirements.

Get first hand information about the modeling industry, understand the type of modeling you can thrive in and the opportunities and investment needed to make it work. 

If you are a guardian to an aspiring model, especially one who is underage (18 and below) it is imperative that you understand what you are allowing/exposing the child to. 

Book an appointment today at only Ksh. 2,500 per session and we shall answer all your questions and guide you on the best course of action. 

This is what the Velour Model Academy career consultation is about. We help you make the right decision from the onset. 

To book a consultation appointment, send an email to admin@velourmodels.com

STUDENT EXPERIENCES

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