Saturday, June 2, 2012

LIFE THRU A LENS|ISAAC EKBLAD

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Clothing: Burgundy suit and grey checkered shirt, both by Richard Chai; checkered shirt and pullover jersey, both by Bespoken; training pant by General Idea; cardigan by Heirloom by Billy Reid; shoes by Florsheim; in converstaion images: t-shirt, jeans and shoes, all Isaac's own
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IN CONVERSATION: ISAAC EKBLAD
Name|Issac Robert Ekblad
Age|21
Hometown|Too many to count...to name a few, Montpellier, France; La Conner, Washington

How did you get discovered?
I was in a tea shop studying for a final exam and this model scout came up to me and said I had a nice look and I should call him back
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to school, majoring in philosophy
People would be surprised to know that I...
took a class inside of a prison, so I've been to a prison!
What's your latest obsession?
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (The Russian author)
Your most prize possession?
Do friends and family count as possessions?
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
I have loads of them!
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
I've never said it! I am not heartless, I just don't believe in saying it unless I mean it with every ounce of my being!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Open, adventurous and interested
Describe your personal style
I am pretty laid back about what I wear...a plain shirt and jeans is what I mostly have on
Your favorite place you have travel to
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Il Postino—Scene: When the guy learns how to use a metaphor to get the girl!
Your favorite sport
Sport: Swimming
Team: Soccer team, Boca
Player: Messi
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?
La Conner, Washington—I'd take you to Chuckanut Drive by the Pacific Ocean in Washington and treat you to some seafood!
Your favorite song?
Volcano by Jonsi
What is your wish for 2012?
To meet more great people and have a great time and do well at the Paris/Milan and London shows!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kelly Elmore|Wilhelmina
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Isaac Ekblad|Wilhelmina
Special thanks to Kelly Elmore and the men's board at Wilhelmina; Whitney Saffel and Natalie Conor at Maguire Steele PR and Isaac for the long chat, keeping in touch and the two days shoot!

CLOTHING:
Billy Reid-www.billyreid.com
Bespoken-www.bespoken.com
Richard Chai-www.richardchai.com
Florsheim-www.florsheim.com
General Idea-www.generalidea.eu

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