Managing Director & Founder of Wink Models (going strong since 2007) & Co-Founder of (born in 2016) Taryn Williams, joins Showpo TV for their Executive Ponies series! Here Taryn shares her awesome tips for anyone wanting to get started in the modelling industry…


Here’s some highlights…

“Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s all does work out in the end. Enjoy the journey; it’s not about the destination; it’s about all the things you get to accomplish along the way.”

1:19 ~ Top 3 tips for Aspiring Models:

Take care of your health and fitness. It’s a demanding industry & it can take it’s toll on your body and your health. Eat well, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly. Late nights, early morning starts & a lot of travel – if you don’t take care of your health you won’t be able to achieve success in this industry.

Stay persistent. Modelling involves going to a lot of castings and being told ‘no’ a lot. Just because you don’t get the job, it doesn’t mean that you’re not beautiful, it just means you don’t meet the brief at the time. Keep working, ask for feedback, improve your portfolio.

Be professional. Show up on time, be prepared, be polite. This will take you a lot further than you think!


Original image of Taryn by Aaron Browning

2:47 ~ What are your top 3 “Do’s + Don’ts” for models?

  1. Don’t be a diva. Leave that attitude at home.
  2. Don’t break commitments.
  3. Be really organised.

3:51 ~ What’s your top tip on how to get started in the modelling industry?

4:38 ~ What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made in business?

4:48 ~ Quick Fire Questions (you’ll have to watch to see what they are)!


Original image of Taryn by Heidi Hannele for Showpo X

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