Model Moments, Tarah Rodgers – The Impression Talks to the Talent in Front of the Lens


Name | Tarah Rodgers
Agency | VNY
Age | 24
Height | 5’10”
Hometown | Brooklyn/ Raleigh 

How were you discovered?
I was discovered while shopping with my family  in NYC by Tyrone Barrington. 

If you weren’t modeling, what career would you pursue?  
Yoga Instructor

What are your guilty food pleasures?
Anything battered and fried.

What do you carry with you at all times during fashion week?
Moisturizing lipgloss and heels.

What was your favorite location you’ve gone to for a job and why?
La Pause an oasis in the Agafay desert for a Sweaty Betty campaign. I had never seen anything like it and I felt like I was in a dream.

What is your best model memory to date?
Riding a camel in Marrakech and trying to keep a serious face. I had always wanted to ride a camel and visit Marrakech, so I was really excited!

What is your go to Off-Duty Style?
Cool jeans, cute top, leather jacket

What creative director and photographer would you like to work with?
There are so many talented creative directors and photographers in this industry I can’t choose just one! 

What would be your advice to models walking the runway for the first time?
Do not take criticism at castings personally. Have fun and enjoy the journey!

What kind of impression do you want to make?
Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, ethnicities, and hair textures.

Images Courtesy of VNY