Test shoots largely revolve around showing off the model in a clean and non-distracting manner, with the clothes serving a secondary and more complementary role.
Test shoots are not to be confused with "Polaroids". However, most of the tips below apply for Polaroids, too.
Regardless of the market, agencies need to test looks to build a model's portfolio and give her practice in front of the camera. While there are no standard looks for every market, the focus is often around showing off the posing capabilities of the model as well as their figure.
Typically, an agency wants to see 1-2 full length looks and 1-2 portrait looks to make it worth their while and help build the model’s portfolio.