criteria female The preconditions for female models are a minimum height of 1.73m and a maximum size of 36. A defined body and small facial features are classical characteristics of a female model. Nevertheless, the exception proves the rule. Basically applies: The more recognizable a woman is, the more potential she has. The optical preconditions differ from designer to designer and are highly dependent on trends and region. In addition to a proper and well-kept appearance, models need to be self-confident. They should be able to present themselves and speak their mother tongue and English fluently. Additionally, they must be able to appear self-assured in front of the camera and on the catwalk.