Hollister Casting Call – Models

Model for Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) and Hollister Co.

Abercrombie & Fitch as well as some of their other brands like Hollister, Abercrombie Kids and Gilly Hicks have casting calls for models to model their clothing line for ads, campaigns, websites and much more. Unlike other model castings, Hollister and Abercrombie are a bit different. The company hires their employees to model for the brand.

Many of their casting calls are not open to the public, rather they are open to employees only. Yep, if you want to model for Hollister or A&F, you better get a job at their store first. Luckily, the brands have expanded so much that most malls have a A&F or Hollister store inside.

Hollister and Abercrombie model casting callHollister Co.(HCo), is teen oriented brand by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. The clothing line is inspired by a casual Southern California look and it was aimed at teens who are 14 to 18 years of age. Because of its teen demographic, Hollister was priced to be more affordable than its parent brand of Abercrombie & Fitch.

Hollister carries a surfer inspired decor and many of their products such as their line of body care products are named after Southern California beaches. The beach inspiration is very apparent throughout the store with the store front resembling beach shacks. The stores music selection for browsing customers is also surfer inspired.

Hollister is only one of Abercrombie’s brands. The retailer has other brands which include:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch – Casual clothing for young adults
  • Abercrombie Kids – A children’s clothing line
  • Prep-school by Abercrombie & Fitch (Abercrombie Kids) – “classic cool” for kids 7 through 14
  • Hollister Co. – SoCal inspired clothing, fragrances and accessories for teenagers 14 through 18.
  • Gilly Hicks – Australian inspiration – “Down Under” – designed for adult women
  • Ruehl No.925 – Upscale brand that they stopped producing in 2010 due to dissappointing sales.
A&F Abercrombie Auditions
Shuttered windows on A&F flagship store in NY

In 2009, Hollister built a giant NYC store. The 4 floor, 40,000 square foot clothing shop is located at 600 Broadway in the SoHo district. Since opening its flagship store, Hollister has kept expanding by opening up many stores in Canada, the U.S., Europe and the UK. Abercrombie & Fitch also has some Latin American and Asian locations.  The company now has over a dozen such giant ‘flagship’ stores for Hollister and A&F. They opened a second flagship store in New York and 3 flagship stores where opened in Asia including an A&F in Tokyo.


One interesting thing about Hillister stores are the shutters in the windows which do not allow passers by to easily see inside the store.

So, if your dream is to model for one of the Abercrombie brands like Hollister, Abercrombie Kids or Gilly Hicks, you will need to get a job in retail first. The companies website states that in order to be considered to model for Hollister or Abercrombie & Fitch, you must be an employee at one of their stores. This is from their site “If you are 17 or older, you can apply for a store position at any Hollister Co. The models in our marketing start by working in our stores and then become eligible to be cast for Hollister Co. marketing campaigns.”

Unfortunately, Abercrombie is not known for being overly great to their workers. The company was actually indited into the “Sweatshop hall of shame” in 2010 for some of its labor practices. Abercrombie was added to the list which includes other large clothing retailers Gymboree, Hanes, Kohl’s, LL Bean, and Walmart.



37 thoughts on “Hollister Casting Call – Models

  1. Jovanny

    My names Jovanny Almanza, I’m 15 years old, live in Houston Texas and if your looking for something ‘New’ something ‘Hot’ something ‘Original… I’m the ‘Young Teen’ yall looking for. Open for any kind of named brand offering Modeling spot. My every day clothes are, Abercrombie, Hollister, Express and H&M. My Instagram is __Jovanny__ /snapchat: Almanza8412. I’m well organized and would greatly appreciate an opportunity. Thank you

  2. Hi. my name is Agustin Fontana and I am 16 years old. I’m a wake boarder pro. Modeling for Hollister was always the top one I have always wanted to do and I’m available anytime! email me if interested please. thanks for the time.

  3. Irielle Duncan

    Hi Hollister!
    My name is Irielle Duncan and I am 16 years old. I am 5’7 and wear a size small. I am a dancer and a pageant queen. I have had a lot of modeling experience in various fashion shows, class, and photo shoots. I own a lot of clothing from your company and enjoy wearing it. I feel that I would be a great asset you Hollister. Thank you and I hope yo hear from you!

  4. Christian Seja

    I have black hair, hazel eyes, tan skinned, 5’6 and an amazing 16 year old with modeling experience.

  5. Destiny

    Hi Hollister my name is Destiny. I’m 5’1 with really, really light brown eyes and brown hair, a natural tan. I have taken into consideration to do modeling and I’ve been told I look like a great model for Hollister.

  6. Steven ambriz

    I want this, I am very very interested in joining. I have experience but if you tell me I don’t need it, I’m a star just from the looks. If you want someone of your dreams, you would want to pick me.

  7. carl monix

    Hi, 17 male, previous youth fruit of the loom model, brown eyes, black hair, 5-7 1/2 147 lbs athletic built and I am Colombian American.

  8. Karina Orozoc

    I am a 5’9″ 18 year old Latina. I am highly interested in becoming a Hollister model. I have had some experience and it would be a dream come true to be a part of the Hollister model family.

  9. kionia weber

    hi I am 12 yearsand my name is Kionia. I have dark brown hair with gold blong highlights. I live in Hamilton, OH and I just got accepted to be a model at johncasablonca.

  10. timothy rejeev

    My name is Timothy. I am 6 feet tall, 15 years old and Indian. My friends have told me I should be a model and I am very interested in doing so. There has never been an Indian model for Hollister and I want to be the first one.

  11. Gregory west

    My name is Gregory West, I am a model & actor and work for Hollister store 33901- contact me and I will be sure to send some pictures and resumé.

    1. Hi Gregory,

      I’d love to apply! what should I do? should I just talk to the managers at the store? Please check my imdb profile.

  12. Lucas Reid

    Im very interested In becoming a Hollister model.
    I am 5’10 with brown hair and blue eyes. I love working out so I am very fit.

  13. Allison

    Hi. my name is Allison Moore and I am 16 years old. I’m currently home schooled & trying to achieve my dream of modeling. Modeling for Hollister was always the top one I have always wanted to do and I’m available anytime! email me if interested please. thanks for the time.

  14. Kierra Johnson

    Hey, how’s it going? My name is Kierra Johnson and I have been waiting since I was a toddler for an opportunity so exclusive such as becoming a model for Hollister. I currently work at Hollister at The Willowbrook Mall in Houston,TX, and I must say, from the moment I joined the company I have tried everything I could think of to get the opportunity to model for this company. Therefore, if I get this opportunity, you guys won’t regret it.

  15. Andrae Wasson

    I’m 18, my name is Andrae Wasson. I want to become a Hollister model. I have modeling experience and I’m available at anytime. I’m dedicated to become a famous model and it has always been a #1 dream of mine. I’m determined to make this dream become reality.

    1. Andrae Wasson

      I’m 5’10 and I have sandy brown hair and hazel eyes. This is a path I’m willing to take no matter what.

  16. Audrey

    Hi Hollister my name is Audrey and I would love to be one of your models. I am 13 years old, I’m 5’7, long legs. I have blue eyes and beach blond wavy hair. I am naturally tan since I live in the sun. I hope you read this thank you:)

  17. Brianna

    Hi Hollister, My name is Brianna and I want to be a model!!! I am 5,1 with long brown hair and hazel eyes.I have long legs and a natural tan. I am 14 years old and have wanted to be a model ever since I saw my first fashion show on t.v. I have Been told that I would make a great model with my beauty. I love your clothes and wear them every day! I hope you take the time to read this and think it over thank you for your time.

  18. Michaela

    Hey I’m 12 year old Michaela, I have dirty blond medium length hair, blue greenish eyes,I’m 5’3 in height . I wear your clothes all the time and I would love to advertise them as well. I have never done anything like this ever but my friends and family say that my beauty could make me a model so I thought I should finally try so here I am trying, you should give me a chance. I wouldn’t mess it up, I promise!

  19. Tyler

    Hey my name is Tyler Wiler, I get told on a day to day basis I should be a model. I have never really thought hard about it until yesterday when somebody told me I should and I thought to myself of all these people say I should be a model I should!! So I’m trying it out. Giving it a chance.

  20. Annikah

    I am a model. Female. 5’9 in height. Swimsuit, athletic, fit, runway, commercial, and live mannequin model. I would love to work for Hollister. I can range from ages 14-19 in photos. I work through The Model Shop. Feel free to contact me!

  21. DeMarcus Williams

    I would love to be a Hollister model I have been a fan of Hollister for a while an I have been looking for modeling gigs but I haven’t found any and I’m hoping this would it. I am 6’1 17 yrs old with and athletic body and I love to play sports. If you are interested in me contact me.

  22. Candi

    Me and my friend would love to be Hollister models, we are beautiful and tall!

  23. Gabrielle

    Hey I am a model at Hollister in Colorado. I was wondering how long you have to be working in order to become eligible for a marketing model. I really enjoy working for Hollister and now that I know there is a chance for me to become a REAL model I love working for the company all the more! And although height really has nothing to do with commercial modeling I am 6’2” I really look forward to hearing from you!

  24. Amelia Lemke

    Hi my name is Amelia and I’m with Exxcel Model and Talent of Buffalo. I would love to have a chance to model for Hollister and am perfect for the job! I’m also very determined and dedicated. I also already have some experience in the industry.
    Thank you for your time!

  25. faye

    hi, my name is faye. I would be so grateful for the opportunity to represent you.

  26. Sierra Zak

    Hey, my name is Sierra. I’m 14 years old with medium length brown hair, hazel eyes. I’m 5’4″. I think I would be great. My personality is great. I can take a joke, I’m laid back, & quick witted. My grades are A’s and B’s. Thank you for your time and consideration. I hope to hear from you soon.

  27. Heavenly Nelson

    Hello I’m Heavenly Nelson from Philadelphia pa . I never modeled before but I will love to try something different for a change . I’m light skin 410 jet black hair with a wow smile .

  28. alexis

    Hi, Hollister, I’m all about the brand and I would love to have the opportunity to model for you . I’m 13 years old, skinny 4’11 medium length black hair, Dark Brown eyes and I am a dancer . Hope you pick me .

  29. marcellus

    Hey dudes,I’m a guy and modeling for you all would be freaking awesome.I’m about 5’6, I’m a ripped guy.I have medium length hair and it’s color is a little close to a chestnut type color. I am also a guy gymnast so I can flip and other things too.And a hobby of my is skateboarding. So guys hope you guys will contact me. I’m one in a million.

  30. Crystal Reyna

    Hi Hollister, I would be so grateful for the opportunity to represent you. I work hard, commit and learn fast. I have experience in this industry. I would truly enjoy the chance of a lifetime to work for you to bring together a look that will inspire others to come toward your store.
    I am 5’7.
    brown eyes
    brown hair above the breast

  31. Kristina

    Just so you guys know, commercial modeling has no height requirement. Y’all are thinking of high-fashion/runway modeling. I work at Abercrombie & Fitch as a model and I’m 4’10. If you’re really serious about modeling for them, apply for a job if you’re over 17.

  32. Iris Priscilla

    I am 5’5 and taller when I where heels. I maybe a little short but I think I would would be perfect for this model job because I have always wanted to be a model and I love all their clothes. Sorry if I sound a little conceeded but I have style : )

  33. Freda

    Did I mention how much I LOVE their clothes and stores. The shutters are great and they have them at the store I go to at the mall.

  34. Freda

    BTW, I am also a good height to model because I am not short. I am 5’7.5″ and taller than most guys when I wear high heels.

  35. Freda

    I would make a perfect model for Hollister or Abercrombie. I love their stores and their clothes. I have wanted to be a model my whole life and I know that I can do it. I wish that they would have open casting calls in 2012 because I would love to be in their catalogs. I do not work for Hollister stores or a A&F store so I guess I would first need to get a job there to be in one of their catalogs. I wish I could just audition for one of their casting directors because I am perfect for it! I look like a surfer girl and have that look already. I live by the beach so I am very tan all year long, have a great complexion, great personality and curves in all the right places to make their clothes look really good.

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