As a photographer one of the worst things a model can do is not bring with them the right, adequate wardrobe articles and accessories to take full advantage of the photoshoot session. So without going any further, below you will find some lists to help you prepare for your next shoot.

1.       Editorial Female Models

Mostly Neutral Colors

Simple Black or White Swimsuit

Everything You Own That Is Denim

Simple and Casual Neutral Tops (Sometimes A White
T-Shirt Is Our Best Look!)

At Least 3 Pairs of Shoes (Strappy Sandals,
Boots or Booties, Pumps)

Body-Conscious Clothes (Crop-Tops or Body Suits)

Any Items with Interesting Texture (Especially
Neutral Colored) – Examples: Sheer Items, Leather, Sequins, Pleats

Unexpected Vintage Items

Any Favorite Clothes You Look and Feel Great In

Neutral Undergarments

2.       Commercial Female Models

Jewel-Toned and Neutral Palette Mostly (Color Is
Good!)

 Mostly Solid Colors, Some Patterns Can Be Good
for Layering

Everything You Own That Is Denim

At Least 3 Pairs of Shoes (Strappy Sandals,
Boots or Booties, Casual Flats (In Good Shape)

Layering Pieces Like Jackets, Cardigans, Vests
(Not Fur)

A Little Black Dress

Solid White Blouses or Sweaters

A Fitness Look If You’re In Good Shape (You Do
Not Have To Be In Perfect Shape!) Solid Black or Matching Colorful Looks Work
Great. Bring Small Fitness Accessories If You Have Them (A Yoga Mat or Small
Weights) Don’t forget shoes!

A Business Look – Possibly Glasses

A Few Accessories That Might Complete An Outfit
– Scarves or Jewelry

Any Favorite Clothes You Look and Feel Great In

Neutral Undergarments

I hope you found this helpful. The Male lists will be coming
in a future post. Best of luck on your next photo shoot session and may you
always stay prepared!

FEMALE:
  • Good Supportive Nude Bra
  • Nude Strapless Bra
  • Nude Racerback bra 
  • Nude thong
  • Spanx if you prefer
  • Great fitting straight jeans
  • Great fitting crop jeans
  • Great fitting dark pant
  • Great fitting dark crop pant 
  • White/Cream T-shirt
  • White/Cream tank top that covers bra straps
  • Black T-shirt
  • Black tank top that covers bra straps
  • Black pumps
  • Nude or metallic pumps
  • Simple flats
  • Clean face (possibly foundation)
  • Clean dry hair, ideally NOT flat ironed and NOT freshly washed 24 hours dirty is perfect
  • Only neutral nail polish on hands and toes. No reds, neons etc
  • Gold hoops
  • Silver hoops
  • rhinestone studs
  • Pearl studs