What are the best modeling agencies ?

The World of Fashion is always searching for the next It girl. Do you have what it takes to become the next Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell or Cindy Crawford? If you got the perfect bone structure, statuesque figure and fierce runway walk, check out the following top modeling agencies in the world. 

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    #1DNA Model Management

    DNA Model Management

    DNA Model Management, or DNA Models, is a modeling agency founded in France in 1996 by Jérôme and David Bonnouvrier. Some of the models DNA represents include Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Amber Valletta, and Alessandra Ambrosio. 

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    Free

    Sarah Walters
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "If you want to make it as a model in New York, DNA Models is arguably the best NYC modeling agency. I've always wanted to model since I was a kid and it would be a dream to be represented by DNA. They have Alessandra Ambrosio, Natalia Vodianova, and Imaan Hammam! What privilege to be photographed with or walk alongside these fierce angels on the runway! "
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    #2Elite Model Management

    Elite Model Management

    Elite Model Management is a modeling agency that originated in Paris in 1972 and has since then expanded worldwide. It was founded by John Casablancas and Alain Kittler. Elite represents models like Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Cara Delevigne.

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    Free

    Carolina Vega
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Elite has launched the careers of legendary supermodels like Linda Evangelista, Paulina Porizkova, Gisele Bündchen, Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks, so of course, I would love to be represented by them. I am an aspiring model and it is my dream to walk for Fashion Week in New York, Paris, and Milan. I believe Elite is the ticket to achieving my dreams! "
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    #3Ford Models

    Ford Models

    The Ford Modeling Agency, or Ford Models, is an American international modeling agency based in New York City.  It was founded in 1946 by Eileen and Gerard W. Ford. Talents under Ford Models include Channing Tatum, Christie Brinkley, and Alek Wek.

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    Free

    Harini Gupta
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I think Ford Models is the most inclusive amongst all the modeling agencies in the US. They have Ashley Graham, who's plus-size, and Alek Wek, who's beautifully exotic. It would be unbelievable to be represented by them. I'd probably send an online application or audition at a go-see near me, I don't know. I still need to pluck up the courage! "
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    #4IMG Models

    IMG Models

    IMG Models, a division of IMG Worldwide, is an international model management firm. with offices in  New York City, Los Angeles, London, Milan, Paris, and Sydney. IMG Models clients include Coco Rocha, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Miranda Kerr. 

    Websites

    Free

    Cathy Jiang
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I've read somewhere that getting noticed as a model is relatively easier at IMG. You need to fill-out an online application form on their website and include your portfolio pictures (close-up, full-length, headshot, you know the drill). I will do so next month. I hope they see something in me! "
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    #5Wilhelmina Models

    Wilhelmina Models

    Wilhelmina International Inc., formerly Wilhelmina Models, is a modeling and talent agency headquartered in New York City. It was founded in 1967 by Wilhelmina Cooper. Talents under Wilhelmina include Shawn Mendes, Nicki Minaj, and Kendall Jenner.

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    Free

    Sara Zepeda
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Honestly, I just wanna meet Kendall and Gigi and Wilhelmina represents them, THE top modeling agency in the world. I have a feeling I can be like best friends with them. Or maybe I'm just delusional, I don't know LOL. "
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    #6Premier Model Management

    Premier Model Management

    Premier Model Management is a model agency founded by Carole White and her brother Chris Owen in 1981. Premier's model clients include Hannah Motler, Youn Bomi, Alise Daugule, Hannah Claverie, Xie Chaoyu, Sijia Kang, and Aleyna Fitzgerald. 

    Websites

    Free

    Sandra Ward
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "I believe Premier is the best modeling agency in the world. They've previously represented Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, and Christy Turlington and they have offices all around the globe, including the HQ in London, so getting noticed by them would open up countless doors in the international modeling scene for you. "
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    #7Storm Management

    Storm Management

    Storm Management is a modeling agency based in Chelsea, London. It was founded in 1987 by Sarah Doukas, with Richard Branson as her business partner. Its roster of models and talents include Alexa Chung, Cindy Crawford, Liu Wen, and Emma Watson.

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    Free

    Gloria Palacios
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Storm represents so many top models in the business including stars like Emma Watson so getting scouted by them is next to impossible, but modeling is my dream so I'm gonna do whatever it takes to become one. I'm currently working on my portfolio and hopefully, they schedule some go-sees here in LA. "
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    #8Next Management

    Next Management

    Next Management is a modeling and talent agency founded in 1989 by Faith Kates and Joel Wilkenfeld. Its headquarter is in New York City. The talents they represent include Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa, Travis Scott, and Rita Ora. 

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    María Luisa Armenta
    Written on May 13, 2019
    "Next Management has goddesses Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa and Rita Ora along with other super-talented models, musicians, and artists and I would DIE if I would be represented by them. I'm an aspiring singer/actress and hopefully I'd get considered in their roster of talents. "

Summary

Best What are the best modeling agencies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DNA Model ManagementWebsites 17 Free
2Elite Model ManagementWebsites 11 Free
3Ford ModelsWebsites 10 Free
4IMG ModelsWebsites 3 Free
5Wilhelmina ModelsWebsites 3 Free
6Premier Model ManagementWebsites 3 Free
7Storm ManagementWebsites 1 Free
8Next ManagementWebsites 1 Free
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