Saturday, February 28, 2009

VGL Italian Guy (37) ISO True ♥


Happy Birthday Antonio Sabato Junior! It's actually the 29th, but the next February 29th isn't till 2012, so we cheat.

And now, the mandatory Birthday Suit shot:



The 37 year-old model-actor (with global brand recognition only slightly lower than Coca-Cola) is looking for "true love" in a new reality thingy for VH1 this summer. The show recently ran ads in search of
the most alluring, seductive and exotic single women to embark on the romantic adventure of a lifetime. In this heartfelt and romantic competition of love and seduction, one femme fatale will become the envy of all others and attain the love of Antonio Sabato Jr.
Ain't love grand?

VH1 can count on tons of gay men to watch. For the catfights, the drama, the beefcake. And just to watch Antonio Sabato Junior move and speak! If the producers are smart, ASJ will be shirtless most of the time. Like this:




To VGL, Antonio Sabato Junior will always be the demigod on the Calvin Klein underwear billboard, a hundred feet tall, looking down on Times Square like he owns New York City.




VGL hopes you find real(ity) love, Antonio! We'll be watching!

Image: Insider.com
Image: uncredited
Image: ABC Television
Image: Wayne Maser for Calvin Klein

*Not* Made in the USA!


VGL loves this saw-it-somewhere-and-downloaded-it ad -- and we'd bet our tax refund check it wasn't "Made in the USA"!

Homotography Says Sean O Shoot is Historic!


VGL loves Homotography, and Homotography loves model Sean O'Pry by Camilla Akrans.

The website has added the layout from Numéro Homme (#15) to its honor roll of images from last year, The Best of 2008 -- a VGL favorite.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Who's the Boss? Terell, Baby. Terell!



Terell at Boss Models has traded his trademark Afro for a shorter look.







Model: Terell | Boss Models
Images: Fabien Montique
Tip: Frillr

Friday Foto: Douglas Jewell by Willy Vanderperre




Model: Douglas Jewell | IMG
Image: Willy Vanderperre
For: Jil Sander Eyewear S/S 09

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Austin Victoria @ MenClick!


Austin Victoria sounds like a hot new sports car, but in fact, it's the name of this hot new model. [It's also the name of a female adult performer, but VGL ain't going there].

VGL first eyed Austin as he does so many hotties on MenClick -- a beautifully-designed site delivering a daily checklist of what's male and stunning!

Model: Austin Victoria | LA Models/Major Models
Image: Uncredited via MenClick.net

Switzerland! How reFreshing!


The new reFresh mag zeroes in on everything Swiss and gay in celebration of the federation's hosting EuroPride09 this May/June in Zürich.

VGL zeroes in on cover model Simone Lucioli by Dean Stockings.

reFresh's "Switzerland Ich Liebe Sie (I ♥ You)" issue available soon at news agents in the UK/Europe or by mail order worldwide.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

teamm8: One More Reason to Emigrate to Australia!


OhLaLa has the scoop on Aussie underwear/swimwear brand teamm8's new ad campaign photographed by James Demitri.

See the Gallery @ (SoChic!) OhLaLa.

Model: Jason Beam
Image: James Demitri for teamm8

*NEW* Jessie Pavelka by Bradford Rogne in DNA!




Personal Fitness Guru (dietTribe) and all-around studly guy Jessie Pavelka is superhot in these new pictures via DNA from LA photographer Bradford Rogne.









Saturday, February 21, 2009

Fernando Fernandes Has Sexy to Spare! *New* Photos by Didio!



Didio, the Sao Paulo based photographer of men, has a favorite model-of-the-moment and it's Fernando Fernandes. The former boxer and Big Brother Brazil 2 contestant is naturally sexy in a way VGL luffs!




That's Gracias Madre tattooed on his forearm.

¡Si Madre...Gracias!

Didio just posted these images to his blog -- his second sexy set with Fernando to race around the internets this week!





VGL publishes a tribute to Didio (Brazil's Bruce Weber) on Mmmmmmmonday!

Images: Didio
Model: Fernando Fernandes
Via: Didio's Model Blog

Randy Johnston Remebered @ QVEST


Randy Johnston died last fall at 20. And we'll never know how or why. One of those stories.


The Ford model ("That boy with the nose ring!") rocked the Dior Homme campaign in 2007.




Photographer Alasdair McLellan has created a beautiful (if haunting) visual tribute, Remebering Randy, up now @ QVEST.

Images: Alasdair McLellan
Image (middle): Dior Homme
Via: QVEST

Friday, February 20, 2009

Déjà V! Nouvelles Photos de Justin Gaston par Doug Inglish!


Nothing says "Good Morning" like a few words in French and more Justin Gaston by Doug Inglish for VMan magazine! A follow up to yesterday's post on VGL.











Thursday, February 19, 2009

Pet Shop Boys Remix Lady Gaga: Free Download!

Images: (L) Interscope Records (R) Antonio Turilina

Pet Shop Boys have remixed Lady Gaha's Eh Eh and VGL thinks it's kinda addictive -- the way PSB tracks can be!

Download the mp3 FREE from AOL/UK here.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Christhian Rosa by Didio

Image: Didio | Model: Christhian Rosa | 40° Models

VGL is preparing for this weekend a tribute to Didio, the passionate and brilliant photographer of men! As an aperitivo, we offer this Didio image of model Christhian Rosa.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Fashion Week Reality Check: The Mostly Unfabulous Life of a Young Male Model in New York

Male Model Adam, 18
"...like a beautiful Anne Rice vampire-angel."

Image: Cass Bird for NYMag.com


Ppppppponiedziałek! Część Druga!




VGL's heart stopped!

Polish model Jarek Pietka (19) in photos by Bruno Van Mossevelde. More shots and a few details over at Très Fab Sweetie!

The images aren't new, but they're iconic and it can't hurt to gaze upon them again. And again. And again.

More Jarek via Google.

[BTW: "Ppppppponiedziałek! Część Druga!" is "Mmmmmmmonday Part Two" in Polish, a language VGL is now very interested in learning.]

Mmmmmmmonday!


Reid Prebenda photographed by David Slijper
for
New York Times Style Magazine, 2007.

Classic VGL.





Visit: Reid Prebenda | Red Model Management
Visit: David Slijper

Friday, February 13, 2009

VGL ♥ Love!

vintage photograph, uncredited

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Edilson Nascimento by Márcio Del Nero


VGL selects some beautiful images from the ongoing collaboration between Brazilians Márcio Del Nero (photographer) and Edilson Nascimento (model). Enjoy!

Exclusively for Made in Brazil





Exclusively for Made in Brazil


(Left) Exclusively for Made in Brazil


Update 2/15/09: Made in Brazil has more exclusive Del Nero/Nascimento images here.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Mmmmmmmonday!

Image: Joseph Bleu | Model: Zack Clark | Major Model Mgmt

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Fashionably Despairing!

Yes We Are! hopeful, but the situation's still pretty dicey, innit? Wear the nightmare -- past, present, and no-future -- with these T's from Print Liberation. $16.




...as it were.

All designs by Print Liberation.
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