There is quite a difference between the clothing we choose to wear as a society in everyday life and the clothing we find attractive on camera. Learning the difference can be a key advantage!
Street clothing is usually dictated by trends. These trends usually affect women more drastically than men. The last few seasons have, for example, focused on flowing tops and dresses. Frills, ruffles, and flowing fabrics hide the body shape. Although they may be comfortable and popular in everyday life, these styles do not lend themselves well to camera. The more interesting and unusual pieces in our wardrobe should are best utilized for parties and live functions!
Both video and still photography showcase a talent best when the clothing is fitted and simple. Solid colors tend to work best in the casting room. Prints and stripes are distracting and can cause nightmares for editors later in the production process. A talent’s wardrobe should show the figure and call attention to the waistline and neckline in a flattering manner. When dressing, keep it simple and allow YOU to be the camera’s focus!