Tuesday, February 21, 2012

IN DREAMS|ELIAS CAFMEYER

Photographed in Paris, France


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IN CONVERSATION: ELIAS CAFMEYER

Name|Elias Andre Cafmeyer

Age|21

Hometown|Antwerp, Belgium


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

Sport: Diving


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)

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

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.

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