Photographed in Paris, France
Name|Elias Andre Cafmeyer
How did you get discovered?
In a bar, drinking beer with friends
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Study tourism and hotel management...also cooking
People would be surprised to know that I...
can speak five languages (Italian, German, English, Dutch and French)
What's your latest obsession?
Modern Art—in particular, Gerhard Richter expo at the Tate in London
Your most prize possession?
I'm materialistic, like everyone...but no idea in terms of what would be consider my prize possession!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Actually a mix of people that I know doing things that I admire: Photographer Paolo Roversi and designer Romain Brau
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
Never really did...I prefer to say "I Like You" until I am really sure. So to answer your question, I haven't said "I Love You" to anyone special in my life yet.
Describe your personal style
Early 90s influence—slim pants, wide t-shirts and designer dress shoes—labels like Dries Van Noten and Balmain are my favorites. Additionally, I like to wear sometimes my mom's knitted sweaters!
Your favorite place you have travel to
Barcelona and Paris
Your favorite films
Art Films—Melancholia, Bleu, Blanc and Rouge
Your favorite sport or sports figure
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Brussels, Belgium—Just enjoy all the relaxing spots that Brussels has to offer! It's a great city to visit!
Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you
5 days shoot in Southern Spain or every time when I get confirm for a runway show!
Your favorite song/artist
Cannot think of one—so many, changes every five seconds!
What is your wish for 2012?
Doing a lot of modeling work, trips to NY and Tokyo!
MODEL AGENTS|AGENCIES: Alisa Post|New York Models (NY); Arnaud|New Madison (Paris)
ASSISTANT TO JTC IN PARIS|Rachel Miles
MODEL|Elias Cafmeyer|New York Models (NY)|
New Madison (Paris)
Special thanks to Alisa Post and the men's board at New York Models; Arnaud and the men's board at New Madison (Paris); Rachel Miles for her trek to Paris to work with JTC; Elias for spending the time with JTC in Paris for this sitting.