• Fashion,  Modelling

    Origin and history of modeling

    Origin of Modeling The term modelling originates from the Middle French word ‘modelle’. Modelling as a concept began with people posing for paintings and portraits, which broadened to photographing models for newspapers when the camera was invented in the early 1800s. Modelling was established as a profession in 1853 by Charles Frederick Worth, the “father of haute couture”, when he asked his wife, Marie Vernet Worth, to model the clothes he designed.Marie Augustine Vernet, is considered to be the first ever fashion model. The term “house model” was coined to describe this type of work. Eventually, this became common practice for Parisian fashion houses. There were no standard physical measurement…