PARIS, THE PLACE OF ALL OPPORTUNITIES
Needless to say that when talking about fashion, modeling agencies and “mannequins” (models), France and particularly Paris, has a major influence on the world from decades to this day. Besides, they have maintained a clear primacy, particularly thanks to their fashion discipline and attitude.
In addition, among other important principles, Parisian agencies attach great importance to punctuality, motivation and ambition, especially if you take part in the runway shows of the world’s best designers, in the French capital, where the concepts of “Haute Couture” (high quality clothing) and “Prêt-à-porter” (fitting clothing to a specific client) were born.
Nowadays, all the world known brands are in Paris, so it seems logical to find numerous fashion agencies there too.
So if you plan to start your career in France and mainly in Paris, you need to find the perfect agencies. There, you will be able to get a good amount of modeling experience if you become a model, even for one of them. And as we know that it is not that easy to find your way on this web, we are going to help you!
A LIST TO HELP
Thus, here is a list of model agencies that provide jobs for quality brands, media, products and different kind of campaigns. We have tried to list the best agencies in Paris and made our TOP 10 based on multiple criteria and feedback we have from partners and models.
So here is your chance to get your first modeling contract in Paris!
OUR TOP 10
There is no doubt that Elite is one of the most famous agency in the world with representations throughout the world. Lots of famous models in Paris are therefore under contract with Elite Paris. Whether it is Paris, New York, Milan, Hong Kong or Shanghai, Elite Models agencies surround the whole world.
Supreme Models is a good place to start from as the agency focuses on discovering new faces and talents. Indeed, they help them to start and give the models the possibility to work for a lot of famous brands too.
This agency founded in 1978 is the oldest agency in France. City Models is more interested in “real faces”, personalities and models who have something special, who are unique.
THE FACE MODELS
They have a large variety of models with different looks and an extra category for new faces. Famous brands often cooperate with it.
This agency is not only located in Paris but all over the world like in Milan, London, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Montreal and Toronto. Next Management works a lot with top models represented in magazines.
Since 1985, Marilyn Agency has been considering as a prestigious agency for models. They have different categories from fashion to entertainment. Their female models are often seen in famous female magazine as well as on runways.
The agency is getting more and more popular recently in France. For the models, working with Cocaine is a good way to gain a foothold in the modeling business, especially to break into the German market if you plan to extend your career in Europe.
Mademoiselle has also a strong influence, not just thanks to its elegant name but also and mainly thanks to its network. They do a lot of shootings and campaign with famous brands like Armani, L’Oréal…
Based in Paris, they work with all the established brands like Yves Saint Laurent and are mostly known for their experience with male models.
Silent Models offer different jobs at runways or shootings for all their models. The Paris’ agency works mainly with young ladies.
So there we are!
As you can guess, this non-exhaustive list is just a quick overview to help you in your step to glory but you can find many more agencies by searching on the Internet which may offer you some possible alternatives.
From now, it is time to get into it and experience modeling in Paris!
And if you are still looking for further information, do not hesitate to contact us and visit our website!