The Pinup Academy
by October Divine – created in 2012 to promote and support pinup models and businesses within the pinup community. Our aim is to create products and services that generate opportunities for our models which in turn helps to build awesome pinup awareness, so the cycle repeats.
Introducing October Divine
October Divine is a household name, at least within the pinup community, repeatedly voted one of the UK’s top internationally published Pinup Models; she’s worked with and represented multiple clothing brands over many years.
October is committed to an industry that has given her so much to be grateful for, she founded The Pinup Academy to help ladies of all shapes and sizes share some of her greatest experiences and safeguard them from the bad.
“It’s an amazing feeling… when you look your best, you feel your best!”
Today the Pinup Academy provides:
Pinup Makeover & Photoshoot Experiences
Portfolio Photoshoots for Models
Garment Product Photography
Pinup Print Sales
Pinup Model Hire
The UK Pinup Dolls are available for
To make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for we have created two supporting sister sites:
Scroll down for more information on the Pinup Academy, or, if you know what you’re looking for and wish to go directly to one of our sister sites, click the relevant logo below.
Experience the ultimate pinup makeover & photoshoot experience exclusively with October Divine – make-up artist, vintage hair stylist, photographer & internationally published pinup model
Our all inclusive professional garment photography services at amazing prices. We offer studio backdrops or themed studio sets to showcase your dresses and outfits styled on our amazing models
Themed Studio Sets
The Pinup Academy is famous for its vintage themed studio sets, with ladies travelling from all over the world to be photographed in our vintage themed sets by October Divine.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been photographed before, or ever set foot in a photography studio, as October has the skills and the know how to make you look and feel amazing.
We are constantly rearranging our studio furniture and introducing different vintage props. In addition, we refresh and recreate our studio sets regularly as there are many ladies who come back to see us again and again.
Many of the UK’s top pinup models have been photographed in our themed studio sets with their images being published in numerous international pinup magazines and online publications.
You too could be photographed in the same 1950s kitchen set, or vintage bathroom as many of your favourite models, with guidance on posing and styling from the one and only October Divine.
So, whether you’re an experienced model or exploring your first photoshoot experience, you’re in safe hands – find out more about our unique makeover & photoshoot experiences and how to book your visit to the Pinup Academy’s themed studios.
Specialists in pinup makeover & photoshoots
Portfolio shoots for models & burlesque artists
Our services cater for ladies of all sizes
Specialists in authentic vintage photography
We have a selection of tattooed models available
Work to your own levels in our all girl environment
We love photographing latex garments
A selection of authentic vintage themed studio sets
Imagine Our UK Pinup Dolls…
Pictured in your Dresses
Our garment photography service offers clothing companies the perfect solution including fast turn-around for their product photography. Our all-inclusive service includes studio hire, garment pressing, model hire, make-up & hair, styling, photographer hire and photo editing.
Available for Hire
Are you looking for a reliable model? We can help! The UK Pinup Dolls are an exclusive collective comprising some of the UK’s top pinup models, hand-picked and invited to represent the Pinup Academy and our clients. Available for product shoots, photography workshops, portfolios etc.
Representing your Brand
Social media has become an essential ingredient in today’s marketing strategies and the right influencers can lift your campaigns to new heights. The UK Pinup Dolls have their own social media audience; followers who share a similar passion which your company could tap into.
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The Pinup Academy
Waters Edge, Handsacre, Staffordshire.
WS15 4HP. United Kingdom.
General Phone : 01543 220498
Office Hours : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri)
Studio Hours : 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Mon-Fri)
Studio Hours : 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Saturday)