16 Problems Only Models Face

“Actually, [modeling is] really tough… This walking thing is crazy.”

1. “I’m freakishly tall, so finding pants that fit is something I’ve struggled with my whole life.” - Karlie Kloss

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2. “It was outside in New York on a beach. I was wearing just summer clothes. It was really cold — I was freezing my ass off!” - Irene Hiemstra

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3. “In the waiting room, they were like, ‘You have to sign this release. You’re wearing Michael Jackson’s original clothing, and you can’t tell anyone about it.’” - Sessilee Lopez

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4. “Actually, [modeling is] really tough… This walking thing is crazy.” - Cara Delevingne

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5. “I was never going to be a skinny Dior guy, that’s just not me.”- David Gandy

David seems to have done alright for himself despite his physical set-backs.

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6. “I was once dressed as a mermaid for a Jean Paul Gaultier show. My legs were bound into a fish tail so I had to come down the runway on crutches.”- Coco Rocha

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7. “Prada flew my sister and I first class to Beijing for a show there. I was afraid to tell my friends about it, in case they thought I was boasting.”- Lindsey Wixson

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8. “The other day when I got to work, I was told, ‘Oh guess what, we’re doing an underwater bondage shoot’” - Lara Stone

Models make your nine-to-five seem even more dull.

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9. “Not that I don’t like smiling, but I think it’s really hard to smile when you don’t mean it.” - Hannah Noble

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10. “But when high fashion is done with you, guess what? You go back to your parents’ basement and no one ever hears from you again.”- Coco Rocha

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11. “On my flight from London to Milan there were like 40 models on the flight. We were all hyped up because there were just so many of us.”- Mariah Morrison

I’m sure the “non-specials” on the flight were just thrilled.

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12. “I can’t work out too much because after two weeks I look like I’ve been training for a year.”- Eniko Mihalik

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13. “Ever since I was little I wanted to model and eventually my mom was tired of me asking her. She told me I just had to get my grades up first because I wasn’t trying in school.” - Caitlin Holleran

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14. “It’s kind of funny to think, Oh, wow, the news is talking about whether I’m fat or not.”- Kate Upton

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Well, you showed them, Vogue covergirl.

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15. “I don’t want to be myself, ever. I’m terrible at a snapshot. I blink all the time. I’ve got facial Tourette’s.”- Kate Moss

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16. “I’m doing the splits in this Chanel dress, 20 metres over the water. “- Joan Smalls

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