How To Get Scouted By A Model Agent: Top Models Share Their Stories

Ever wondered how top modelsreally get discovered? Teen Vogue did some investigating.

Their latest video gives us all an insight into the fashion world - revealing the ways some of the hottest young models were scouted by their modelling agencies.

Some were discovered the traditional way - through simply walking into an agency, or being stopped in the street or shops by a model scout (even when they were as young as 12-years-old!).

One male model even had his now-agent run up to him through a busy crowd in London's Covent Garden to give him her business card.

Others were persuaded to give posing a go by friends and family already working as models (including Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill's sister Mackinley).

While some models were discovered in a very 21st century way - through emailing in photos to agencies, or being spotted by agents on Facebook.

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Hoping to get discovered yourself? Read our handy guide on being spotted, with top tips from Kate Moss' agency Storm Models.

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