About | The Pinup Academy

The Pinup Academy

“Proudly promoting the pinup industry”

Established in 2012 The Pinup Academy was established in the UK by pinup models to promote and recreate that classic pinup look.

October Divine is recognised internationally as one of the UK’s top pinup models, yet she knows first hand how tough this industry can be and what to look out for.

Pinup Makeovers & Photoshoot experiences, today October Divine spends a large proportion of her time giving ladies the perfect pinup experience; women embracing their bodies whilst empowering self confidence. A number of our models today joined us after attending one of our makeover experiences.

The Pinup Academy was created to help and promote models; working together as a collective, today they represent and promote the true essence of pinup modelling.

Adding a touch of class, creating timeless images that make you stop and stare, embracing their feminine beauty a true pinup model gives her best whilst leaving the rest to your imagination.

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Pinup Makeovers

A major part of our business today is creating amazing pinup experiences any lady can enjoy.

A pinup makeover & photoshoot experience in the Pinup Academy’s themed studios is the perfect gift to yourself or a loved one.

Model Photoshoots

A great model portfolio is essential, it speaks for a model in her absence; think of your portfolio as a visual cv.

The Pinup Academy’s themed studios have become a popular choice for models who are looking to build their portfolio.

View our photoshoot packages designed specifically for models looking to organise portfolio shoots, publication content or content for their Members Only sites. 

Garment Photography

To organise a succesful garment photo shoot for your clothing range, you need to organise the following;

  • Photography Studio
  • Garment Preparation (un-packing & steaming)
  • Models
  • Make up Artists
  • Hairstylists
  • Stylist
  • Photographer
  • Post Processing Editor

Alternatively, get in touch, send us your garments and we’ll send you your professionally edited images just the way you like them.

Model Hire

There’s more to modelling than looks and unfortunately, you can’t hire a model on face value alone.

A great model must be all of the following;

  • Professional
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Look good in person
  • Friendly approachable demeanor
  • Competent at posing
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Able to do their own make up to a high standard
  • Able to do multiple hairstyles to a high standard
  • Flexible and work well with others

This is what we look for in a model and what we offer our clients when they come to us looking to hire a model.

Pinup Makeovers

Experience the ultimate pinup makeover & photoshoot experience exclusively with October Divine - make-up artist, vintage hair stylist, photographer & internationally published pinup model

Garment Photography

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

Model Hire

Our UK Pinup Dolls are available to hire for product shoots, portrait studios, photography schools, make-up & hair school tutorials, portfolio work, brand ambassadors and influencers

The Pinup Academy

Waters Edge
WS15 4HP
United Kingdom