River’s Edge

March 6th, 2013 |Posted by models.com

Performance is trending this season and V Man is not one to miss out. In an homage to the great Nureyev, the men’s mag presents fresh face Dylan River in “Perform,” a set of graceful images by Collier Schorr. With Jay Massacret styling, Dylan is the perfect match for fashion’s dance moment, taking center stage in a variety of organic poses. Fresh from signing with Ford Models and walking Prada and Rag & Bone, Dylan asserts himself in his first editorial as a man of the moment. (Text: Matt Meyer)

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Y-3 The Story is in the Past

July 2nd, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Past is present for Y-3, the sport-luxe brand’s unique new campaign by Collier Schorr features Caroline Brasch Nielsen, Victor Nylander & Thomas Sottong on the edge of wilderness, clad in those elegantly nomadic looks from the F/W show styled by Jay Massacret with art direction by Lloyd and Co.

The campaign film, ‘The Story is in the Past’ directed by Schorr, continues with this exploration of time and place. As the camera loops around a central makeshift structure, we become more and more immersed in the story unfolding. What are you seeing? What are you hearing? A struggle, a dance, a longing for intimacy?

As time passes these images repeat, interrupted by fragments of what may or may not be real. Nothing is clear, the story is transmitted through the distortions, glitches, crackling and dust which punctuate the film.

The dramatic mood of the film and the starkly beautiful ad imagery makes for a one of a kind take on the rustic side of sportswear.

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High Praise

August 23rd, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Men of the cloth aren’t the first people you think of when it comes to high fashion, but VMan‘s Archetypes issue (out September 1st) might change all that. Taking a series of male standards and re-imagining them in stylish ways, the issue aims to challenge our perceptions. Anthony Maule and Jay Massacret‘s elegant story with Bastiaan Van Gaalen and Adrien Sahores is inspired by the look of priests and pontiffs but the designs featured can be appreciated by everyone. Given the austere direction of the season’s menswear looks, this series seems especially timely.

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Baby Love

July 1st, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Has Josh Olins formed the perfect girl group for V Magazine? Wang Xiao, Rila Fukushima and Xiao Wen Ju, look absolutely lovely playing a modern day version of the 1960s supergroups like The Supremes and Shirelles in this cheeky story from V72. Dressed in pre-fall’s grooviest pieces from Stella McCartney, Balenciaga and Celine – selected by stylist Jay Massacret, the girls look like they’ve got the whole retro thing down pat. Maki Ryoke and Shon provide the ladies with the prerequisite winged liner and bouffant hairstyles, but the attitude is all their own. If these girls can carry a tune, the music world better watch out!

V72 – The Transformation Issue, hits newsstands July 7th

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The Original

September 7th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

Before Mark and Tyson, there was Jeff. Discovered in 1978 by Bruce Weber, Jeff Aquilon is considered by many to be the first male supermodel. Jeff returns to the front of the camera once again in a shoot by Hedi Slimane, styled by Jay Massacret for VMan #19, their special “Age” issue. VMan interviews the California father of four to find out what he’s been up to since rolling around with Paulina Porizkova on a beach. It’s easy to see why Jeff left such an indelible mark on the industry; his classic features remain eternally iconic. Only in VMan, available everywhere September 9th.


Jeff by Hedi for VMan #19 preview.


From VMAN9, Jeff Aquilon Photographed by Bruce Weber, 1984 in “HISTORY OF THE MALE SUPERMODEL”.

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Dog Day Afternoon

June 24th, 2010 |Posted by Betty

Ryan McGinley and his subversive self takes the Californian beauty, Estee Lauder supermodel Carolyn Murphy and throws things at her: bottles, bowls and dog kisses. The Nowness’ exclusive film, with makeup by James Kaliardos, styling by Jay Massacret and golfish strewn hair by Kevin Ryan is a tribute to fashion as art and fun. Ms Murphy doesn’t take herself too seriously all while still looking gorgeous, which shows why she’s still at the top of her game. Go watch the short film now

Read the interview with Carolyn where she reveals how they tempted the dog.

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Manpower

May 12th, 2009 |Posted by Janelle

VMan is dedicated to pushing mens fashion forward. The Summer 09 edition gives us a taste of what’s to come for fall and focuses on the designers committed to bringing menswear into the forefront – Rick Owens, Riccardo Tisci, Rei Kawakubo and  Raf Simons, just to name a few. Terry Tsiolis creates an edgy portfolio celebrating fashion on the fringe and models Joseph Culp, Kyle Saunders, Julian Hennig, Andrey Ivanov, Devin Childers, Tomek Szczukiecki, Danny Schwarz, William Eustace, Mikus Lasmanis, Keith Browning & Ludwig P are all enlisted to add attitude. The clothes may be designer but Jay Massacrets savvy styling is all about the youthful eccentricity of street culture.

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