Thursday, May 31, 2012

HAPPY DAYS|VICTOR NORLANDER



Clothing: Batman t-shirt, Victor's own; blazer by Billy Reid; checkered shirt by Richard Chai; light blue shirt with grey sleeves by General Idea; black trouser by Bespoken; boots by Richard Chai for Palladium; red t-shirt by American Apparel
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IN CONVERSATION: VICTOR NORLANDER
Name|Victor Lars Norlander
Age|23
Hometown|Gothenburg, Sweden

How did you get discovered?
I was discovered on the streets of Stockholm
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Studying and also in the dramatic arts: Acting, dancing and singing
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a dancer, I can really move!
What's your latest obsession?
Bikram yoga
Your most prize possession?
My photographic collection—of friends and family
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My mum, she's the best!
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
This morning, I said it to my roomies—they are really dear to me!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Honest, positive and impulsive
Describe your personal style
Relaxed, oversized shirts and mainly comfortable
Your favorite place you have travel to
On the roof at 138th Street, New York...it's the best so far!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Little Miss Sunshine—Scene: The kiddie pageant talent competition
Your favorite sport
Sport: Street dancing
Best moment in modeling:
Sisley campaign in Cape Town, South Africa 2009
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?
Gothenburg, Sweden—I would take you to Lidkoping. There you can eat a Lackokringlor—it's shaped like pretzel but it is made of butter dough and flaky—it is delicious!
Your favorite song?
We Are Young by Fun
What is your wish for 2012?
Meet nice people
Stay healthy
Get some great modeling work done!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Jesse Simon|Ford
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Victor Norlander|Ford
Special thanks to Jesse Simon and the men's board at Ford; Whitney Saffel and Natalie Conor at Maguire Steele PR and Victor for the long chat and positive energy at the JTC shoot!

CLOTHING:
Billy Reid-www.billyreid.com
Bespoken-www.bespoken.com
Richard Chai-www.richardchai.com
American Apparel-www.americanappaarel.com
General Idea-www.generalidea.eu

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

ELLE MAN (MEXICO)|MEET ME AT ARTIE'S|STYLING|CASTING






Elle Man (Mexico)|June 2012 Issue
Models:
James Smith|Wilhelmina
Charlie France|New York Models
Milo Spijkers|New York Models
Philipp Bierbaum|New York Models

Photography: Santiago Ruiseñor
Styling|Casting: John Tan
Grooming: Cecilia Romero|Amy Kirkman
Shot on location at Artie's Diner Restaurant, Upper West Side, New York City
Clothing: Coach|Pink|Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers|Burberry Prorsum|Tommy Hilfiger|Marc by Marc Jacobs|ZZegna|Prada|Alejandro Ingelmo|Shipley & Halmos|Paul Smith|Giorgio Armani|Florsheim|Burberry London|Etro|Bottega Veneta|Billy Reid|Acne|Ray Ban|Albertus Swanepoel|J.M. Weston|Emporio Aramni|The West Is Dead|Timo Weiland
Special thanks to Santiago Ruiseñor, Pam Ocampo and the guys for being so great to work with!

BONUS|ON SET SHOT: (Image by John Tan)
Left to Right:
Philipp Bierbaum, Milo Spijkers,
Charlie France and James Smith

Sunday, May 20, 2012

MELANCHOLIA|BRANDON HILL

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Clothing: Jacket by IsaOra; t-shirts and dark trouser, both by Cheap Monday; sneakers by Converse; leather shoes and beanie, both by Aldo; plaid vest by Billy Reid; blue jeans by Industry Of All Nations; bandana by Louis Vuitton; jeans by Dolce & Gabbana; tank t-shirt by Calvin Klein Underwear; sunglasses by Thom Browne Eyewear; shirts by Polo Ralph Lauren; dark denim jeans by True Religion; fur winter hat, military tags, sailor cap, pink scarf; belts, all vintage accessories from Peter Stanglmayr's Archives
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IN CONVERSATION: BRANDON HILL
Name|Brandon Christopher Hill
Age|19
Hometown|Bedminster, Pennsylvania

How did you get discovered?
I was discovered through my brother, Nate, who also models for New York Models...thanks Nate!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was working 3 days, four times a week back home
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a very caring person
What's your latest obsession?
Video games and coffee
Your most prize possession?
My dog, Cooper
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My parents
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
Probably to mom and dad a few days ago
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Fun, outgoing and genuine


Describe your personal style
Pretty laid back and casual
Your favorite place you have travel to
Cancun for my mom's wedding
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Dark Knight—The entire film
Your favorite sport or sports figure
Sport: American football and golf
Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Player: Tiger Woods
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?
Bedminster, Pennsylvania—My home town has a lot of farm land and very quiet!
Your favorite song?
My favorite group is Blink 182—anything by them!
Greatest moment in modeling so far:
Haven't had a anything memorable yet, hopefully something soon will come my way!
What is your wish for 2012?
To be super successful at modeling!



MODEL AGENT|AGENCY:
Oscar Garnica|New York Models|NYM2
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Brandon Hill|New York Models|NYM2
Special thanks to Oscar Garnica and the men's board at New York Models|NYM2; Bryan Stanley Gomez at Industry Of All Nations; Whitney Saffel and Natalie Conor at Maguire Steele PR; Peter Stanglmayr Archives; Yasuka Kobori at The News; Paul Conrad at Medium Concepts; Lacy Pica at Converse; Jeff Gray at BPCM; Grace Hwang at Dita Eyewear and Brandon for his time and the long walk on hot, sunny day with JTC!

CLOTHING:
Thom Browne Eyewear-www.thombrowneeyewear.com
Cheap Monday-www.cheapmonday.com
IsaOra-www.isaora.com
Billy Reid-www.billyreid.com
Industry Of All Nations-www.industryofallnations.com
Aldo-www.aldoshoes.com
Calvin Klein Underwear-www.cku.com
Converse-www.converse.com
True Religion-www.truereligionjeans.com
Louis Vuitton-www.louisvuitton.com
Polo Ralph Lauren-www.ralphlauren.com
Dolce & Gabbana-www.dolcegabbana.com