You look at yourself in the mirror and notice the imperfections that stare back. Some days they seem more minute. Other days show them as loud leads in a play, hollering for everyone’s attention.
You wake up to a fresh morning sun. The air that hits your face when you open the window is temperate and perfect, foreshadowing the beautiful day that awaits. This fills you with dread. The sunshine and acclimate conditions mean only one thing: this wasted day will hurt far more than the ones marked with […]
Life is a tricky mistress. Every day starts roughly the same with a cessation of unconsciousness and a thrust into the real world. This is the only reliable constant and even it suffers from unpredictability. If you’ve ever played those video games that insist you make decisions almost reflexively without much thought, you’ll find daily […]
Rejection is rife in my chosen industry. Nothing is ever guaranteed leaving many of the fashion world’s models in blank wonder over what tomorrow will bring. Even promised work can be taken away just as easily as it is given. Dealing with the uncertainty of it all is hard.
If you’re like me, then the prospect of starting a fresh new project is welcomed with an over-eager enthusiasm. Every first step is followed by a grand leap. Those strides maintain their length for a while until they do not. The enthusiasm fades away, the leaps turn to baby steps, turn to idleness. Suddenly, the […]
Being a model comes with many novel experiences. A commodity amongst common folk, the attention is new and the status is odd. As I navigated my way through my first year of modeling after leading a relatively unassuming lifestyle prior, I realized just how malleable the rules are. Such malleability is not reserved for people […]