Wednesday, February 1, 2012

SURFER BOY|SHANE GIBSON





Clothing: Grey shirt and tie, both by Bespoken
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IN CONVERSATION: SHANE GIBSON

Name|Shane Geronimo Moane Gibson

Age|19

Hometown|Berry, New South Wales, Australia


How did you get discovered?

I was discovered walking past a cafe in Sydney


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Studying communication and media studies at university


People would be surprised to know that I...

am already a uncle—niece Mila


What's your latest obsession?

Boots


Your most prize possession?

My Supra boots and my rings!


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

The Phantom


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

My parents before I left for New York!


Three adjectives that best describes you...

Independent, sociable and open minded

Describe your personal style

Flannel shirts and boots...real casual!


Your favorite place you have travel to

New York City, hands down!


Your favorite film

Lords of Dogtown—The scene when Jay Adams shaved his head!


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Surfing


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?

Berry, New South Wales, Australia—Bondi beach—such a good place for people watching and learning to surf!


Your favorite song/artist

Modeselektor by Grill Walker

Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you

Getting signed to Wilhelmina!


What is your wish for 2012?

Keep traveling!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Mario Acquarulo|Greg Chan|Wilhelmina

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Shane Gibson|Wilhelmina

Special thanks to Mario Acquarulo, Greg Chan and the men's board at Wilhelmina; Whitney Saffel at Maguire Steele PR; Shane for providing great energy to the shoot!


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