VGL sends awestruck best wishes and congratulations to Sir Anthony Hopkins today, his 74th birthday.
Portrait of Sir Anthony by Alastair Thain, courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.
Image | Anthony Thain, 1985
Thanks | National Portrait Gallery
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Friday, December 30, 2011
VGL loves Soul hottie Jae Yoo in Jae by photographer Shirley Yu. See the rest of the editorial and creative credits at TheOnes2Watch @ Models.com.
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Model | Jae Yoo @ Soul
Image | Shirley Yu
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
VGL loves these winter snaps of Canadian twins Travis and Jordan Smit. Fresh from snowy Calgary.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Costas Avgoulis styled and snapped model Ilias Petrakis and incorporated illustrations by Jean Cocteau for The Man Who Would Be Champion in Marie Claire Greece Homme -- one of VGL’s favorite spreads for 2011.
Monday, December 26, 2011
Brazilian model-to-watch Renato Cavalli has been working in Jakarta and updates his book with these portraits by Anton Jhonsen.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Sølve Sundsbø photographed new Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones and model Henry Pedro Wright in LV S/S 2012 menswear for Interview. Styled by Katie Grand.
Read John Ortved’s profile of Kim Jones at Interview here.
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Model | Kim Jones
Model | Henry Pedro Wright @ Select
Images | Sølve Sundsbø for Interview | December 2011
Stylist | Katie Grand
Thanks | Models.com
Friday, December 23, 2011
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Paul Rowland the artist and head of Ford Models fixes his gaze on Staten Island native and former US soldier Chris Wetmore. Chris is represented in NYC by Request Models and in Europe by Ford Homme Paris.
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Model | Chris Wetmore @ Request/Ford Homme
Images | Paul Rowland @ FordModelsFashion.com
VGL loves Street Fighter featuring Chris Petersen in the new issue of U+ mag. The shoot was styled by Adrian Manuel with make-up and hair by Jakob Sherwood. Images by photographer-to-watch David Urbanke.
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+ U+ magazine
Model | Chris Petersen @ Specimen/DNA/Nous
Stylist | Adrian Manuel
MUA/Hair | Jakob Sherwood
Images | David Urbanke for U+
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Read the interview with Milo and see fashion credits @ Wonderland.
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Model | Milo Spijkers @ D1/NY Models
Images | Dan Adams for Wonderland
Fashion Editor | Francesca Prudente
Friday, December 16, 2011
Versace’s signature 90s aesthetic – bold colors, psychedelic prints and beefy male models – gets an update in the label’s menswear and campaign for S/S 2012.
Mert & Marcus snapped Ryan Barrett (and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen) in Barrego Springs, CA. Giovanni Bianco provided creative direction and the campaign was styled by Joe McKenna and David Bradshaw.
Model | Ryan Barrett @ Q
Images | Mert & Marcus for Versace | S/S 2012
Creative Director | Giovanni Bianco @ GB65
Stylists | Joe McKenna | David Bradshaw
Thanks | WWD
Fashion illustrator Richard Kilroy imagines British hottie William Eustace in Dior Homme and Versace for H&M for the cover of his “fanzine” Decoy, out later this month. Trendland has more.
+ William Eustace on VGL
Model | William Eustace @ FM/VNY
Image | Richard Kilroy for Decoy #3 | December 2011
Thanks | Trendland
Thursday, December 15, 2011
VGL loves this clip of Simon Nessman, rowing through a Norwegian fjord in the snow, for Massimo Dutti F/W outerwear. Directed by Hunter & Gatti.