How to Add Real Clothes to AI Models

Arranging a photoshoot for clothing can be overwhelming!

I mean managing models, dealing with costs… it’s a lot!

Especially for a small business owner.

The good news: there is Pincel AI Apparel Photoshoot Maker.

Make a few clicks and you can turn any apparel picture into a stunning photo.

Just upload a picture of your apparel item and voilà – instant fashion magic.

It’s a simple, cool and practical use for AI.

Whether it’s for ecommerce products or fashion lookbooks, I think it’s the fastest way to create instant on-model photos with your clothes.

Are ready to get started? 🎉👚

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How Does Pincel AI Photoshoot Maker Work?

You’ve got a piece of clothing that you’re eager to exhibit?

Now let’s turn it into an on-model photo using AI.

Step 1: Start by uploading a photo of your apparel.

For best results, always use a photo that has been already cut out and is on a high contrast background.

Step 2: Zoom in, pan around, and position your clothing on the canvas.

It’s like being a director in your own fashion photoshoot! You can also toggle between square, portrait and landscape output modes.

Step 3: Next add a prompt to describe your apparel, model and photo style.

Think of it as setting the stage – is it a beach party or a city event?

Who’s wearing it?

This is where your creativity really shines.

Step 4: Hit Generate and repeat until you get a perfect shot.

Try experimenting with prompts and moving the apparel on the canvas if needed.

Browse Pincel Stock for various prompt ideas.

Why Pincel Beats Traditional Mockups

It’s like comparing a mannequin to a real person – there’s just no contest!

Here’s the thing: Pincel keeps the authenticity of your actual clothing item.

Traditional mockups can be stiff and unrealistic.

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Experiment with different prompts to create variations.

But with Pincel, your designs drape, fold, and fit the AI models just like they would in real life.

Pincel breathes life into your designs.

It’s a must-have tool for small online stores.

Customers get a better feel for your products, which means more confidence in their purchases.

5 Biggest Benefits of AI Generated Photoshoots

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Create an instant photo of a model wearing your clothing item.

No Need for Actual Photoshoots

Gone are the days of organizing complicated and time-consuming photoshoots.

Say goodbye to coordinating with photographers and scouting locations.

This tool puts the entire process of showcasing your apparel into a digital, hassle-free environment, ready whenever you are.

It’s all about convenience and efficiency.

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No Real Models Required

The era of hiring models for every new line is over.

Pincel’s AI models offer a variety of poses, styles, and appearances.

I mean you’re in control by adding any prompt you need.

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Using AI models mean that every body type, ethnicity, and style is represented, making your fashion line universally appealing.

No Model Releases Necessary

One of the less talked about, yet significant, benefits of AI models is the elimination of legal complexities.

Since the models are AI-generated, you’re free from the hassle of model contracts and legal considerations.

This aspect simplifies the process immensely, allowing you to focus more on creativity and less on paperwork.

Unmatched Diversity

Diversity isn’t just nice to have; it’s essential.

Pincel allows for an unprecedented level of diversity in your fashion showcases.

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You can describe models of any ethnicity, age, or body type, ensuring that your brand is inclusive and resonant with a broad audience.

This freedom to represent diverse beauty is a powerful tool in aligning your brand with contemporary values.

Faster, and More Cost-Effective

Last but not least, Pincel is a boon for your budget and schedule.

By cutting out the costs and logistics associated with traditional photoshoots, Pincel saves you both time and money.

It’s like a virtual dressing room that’s walways available.

This efficiency means more resources can be allocated to where they matter most – design and creativity.

It’s a smarter way to market in the fast-paced world of fashion.

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From looking to to looking better. Turning a classic ghost model photo into a professional photo with an AI generated model.

What Kind of Apparels and Clothing Can I Use?

There are no direct limits, but it’s important for you to add a descriptive prompt,

This way AI can understand what the item is and who is wearing it.

Feel free to try it on all popular clothing items:

T-Shirts: A universal staple, perfect for casual wear lines.

Jeans: A timeless favorite across various styles like skinny, bootcut, or relaxed fit.

Activewear: Including leggings, sports bras, and athletic tops, reflecting the growing fitness trend.

Outerwear: Jackets, coats, and parkas, essential for seasonal collections.

Swimwear: Bikinis, one-pieces, and swim trunks, perfect for summer collections or resort wear.

Skirts: In various lengths and styles, from minis to maxis.

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Dresses: Ranging from everyday sundresses to elegant evening gowns.

Blouses and Shirts: Both casual and formal designs, suitable for a wide range of occasions.

Lingerie and Undergarments: Delicate pieces that often require detailed showcasing.

Loungewear: Including comfortable pajamas and robes, a category that has gained popularity.

Children’s Wear: Catering to the younger audience with playful designs and durable materials.

Ethnic and Cultural Attire: Traditional clothing from around the world, such as kimonos, saris, or dashikis.

Workwear: Durable clothing designed for manual labor or industry-specific needs.

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Fashion: Apparel made with environmentally conscious materials and methods, a growing trend in the industry.

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Your Clothing, Your Rules

Cost-Effective: Digital photoshoots significantly reduce costs associated with traditional photoshoots, such as hiring models, photographers, and renting locations.

Time-Saving: They are much quicker to organize and execute compared to traditional photoshoots, saving valuable time in fast-paced fashion cycles.

Flexibility and Convenience: Digital photoshoots can be conducted anywhere, anytime, without the constraints of physical locations, weather conditions, or daylight hours.

Unlimited Creativity: You have the freedom to experiment with different styles, backgrounds, and settings without additional expenses or logistical challenges.

Instant Modifications: Changes to the layout, background, or even the clothing item itself can be made instantly, allowing for rapid iteration and experimentation. You can use Pincel to also change clothes on existing photo.

No Physical Inventory Needed: Digital photoshoots can be conducted even before the physical product is available, ideal for previewing upcoming collections.

Eco-Friendly: Reduce the environmental footprint by eliminating travel and physical set-ups that are typically required for traditional photoshoots.

Enhanced Representation: By prompting, you can easily create your own model types and diversity, ensuring inclusivity in your brand’s representation.

Legal Simplicity: Avoids the complexities of model releases and rights management associated with using real people.

Market Responsiveness: Quickly produce and modify images to respond to current trends or market feedback.

These reasons showcase how digital photoshoots for clothing are not just a trendy alternative, but an efficient and no brainer approach.

The do’s and don’ts ❌ ✅

Here are few practical tips for getting the best results:

❌ Don’t upload raw photo of a person wearing the clothes;
✅ Do cut out the person before uploading to Pincel;

❌ Don’t upload flatflay photos because these won’t look realistic;
✅ Do upload cutout photos of someone wearing the item (ghost model);

❌ Don’t upload photos in very small resolution;
✅ Do upload at least 1000px photos;

❌ Don’t quit after the first image generation;
✅ Do experiment different layouts, prompts and placements;

❌ Don’t always use the same prompt;
✅ Do try different prompts and descriptions;

❌ Don’t think images will always be pixel perfect;
✅ Do fix small details using our Photo Cleaner or AI Editor;

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Turn a cutout photo of a dress into on-model fashion photography

Mannequins Beware:
AI Models Are in Town!

Pincel AI Photoshoot Maker is not just a tool;

it’s your creative partner in apparel photography.

Say goodbye to dull, lifeless product photos and hello to vibrant, realistic showcases of your clothes.

Tip: you can also add any custom face to APparel Photoshoot images using Pincel Face Swap tool!

Ready to take the plunge?

Imagine the possibilities!

Seasonal collections, last-minute line additions, experimenting with different styles – all done quickly and efficiently.


Can I use it for any type of clothing?

Absolutely! From casual shirt to cute dresses, you can use it on all the most popular apparel types. For best results, make sure the photo is taken from a good angle (ideally someone wearing it as ghost model)

How many images can I create?

There are no limits. With the Pincel Pro plan, you can render unlimited amount of apparel photoshoots.

Can I add my clothes to existing photo?

You can change clothes on existing photo by using the Pincel AI editor, however you cannot upload a picture as reference, but only describe with a prompt. The AI apparel photoshoot tool however is different and is meant for generating non-existing AI models. You can also add your own face to the AI generated photos.

What is the size of output photos?

The current image output is limited to 768x768px for square layout and 768x512px for landscape mode or 512x768px for portrait mode photos. It’s also possible to double the resolution of the output images using Pincel AI Upscaler.

Martim Ramos

Founder @ Pincel – Warrior of creative expression, armed with a paintbrush. After using Photoshop for 20 years, I grew tired of its complexity and believe image editing should be easy as a brush stroke. Passionate about sharing my knowledge through blogging.