Two of a Kind

January 19th, 2016 |Posted by jonathan

For its latest issue for Spring/Summer 2016, the artsy Parisian menswear magazine turns to two of today’s most striking faces, Jackson Hale and Sol Goss, for a cover pairing photographed by Jackie Nickerson that celebrates individuality and creativity, a couple of the publication’s touchstones. Within, Kim Jones dresses the two models in vintage pieces celebrating the punk collaboration between Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, while James Giles and Niklas Bildstein Zaar capture an otherworldly landscape of sea, stone and lava. Photographer Kira Bunse (Shotview Photographers Management) partners with founders Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin to celebrate the iconic, anarchic films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, while CG Watkins and Rich Aybar riff on real estate and the collapse of the American dream in “Management.” Oliver Hadlee Pearch (Camilla Lowther Management) and Benjamin Kirchhoff ( D + V Management) riff on a military vibe, and Josh Hight and Julian Ganio, demonstrating the ability to see things differently that is one of MASSES’s key strengths, find surprising variety in the blandest of colors in “Beige est beige”.

Take an exclusive first look at the issue—available on Thursday exclusively at Dover Street Market, London, and Trading Museum Comme des Garçons, The Broken Arm, and Colette, Paris, and worldwide a week later—below:

Jackson Hale and Sol Goss, photography by Jackie Nickerson, styling by Kim Jones

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Kirill Glazkov, photography by Kira Bunse (Shotview Photographers Management), creative direction by Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin

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Kirill Glazkov, Paul Lemaire at Rock Men, Pierre-Ange Carlotti, Paul Monthiers, Gianni Locatelli at Tomorrow Is Another Day, Mathieu, photography by Kira Bunse (Shotview Photographers Management), creative direction by Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin

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Louis Backhouse, photography by Josh Hight, styling by Julian Ganio

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Ivo at Tomorrow Is Another Day, photography by CG Watkins, styling by Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin

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Ivo at Tomorrow Is Another Day, photography by CG Watkins, styling by Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin

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Andy Bradin, photography by Oliver Hadlee Pearch, styling by Benjamin Kirchhoff ( D + V Management)

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Sacha Celaya, photography by John Mccarty, styling by Maarten van der Horst

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Yvan Gary, photography by Bruna Kazinoti (2DM), creative direction by Eric Diulein and Sacha Quintin

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Eric Pivot and Ryan Roberson, photography by CG Watkins, styling by Rich Aybar

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Eric Pivot and Ryan Roberson, photography by CG Watkins, styling by Rich Aybar

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Sol Goss and Jackson Hale, photography by Jackie Nickerson, styling by Kim Jones

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Sol Goss, photography by Jackie Nickerson, styling by Kim Jones

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Tomasso Igel at Tomorrow Is Another Day, photography by James Giles, creative direction and styling by Niklas Bildstein Zaar

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Tomasso Igel at Tomorrow Is Another Day, photography by James Giles, creative direction and styling by Niklas Bildstein Zaar

Posted in: General news

Club Tropicana

April 1st, 2014 |Posted by jonathan

This has been, in many ways, the winter of our discontent, with biting snow and freezing winds long outstaying their welcome into April. Spanish menswear bible Hercules Universal offers a rejuvenating missive from the sunlit Iberian peninsula with their latest issue, which comes with the promising title “Club Tropicana” stamped on its electric blue cover. Otto Pierce lounges on the pristine sands of Mexico’s Riviera Maya in Paola Kudacki’s saturated cover feature, wearing some of the season’s brightest pieces styled by Francesco Sourigues. Bruno Staub captures new face Carter in Kim Jones’ all-American, California-dreaming designs in a Louis Vuitton feature with fashion by Miguel Arnau. Dan Glaser visits a Provençal paradise in an architectural study of the minimalist G House in Bonnieux, a gleaming box of glass and concrete set in the woods of the French countryside. There is a hint of darkness amongst the light as well, in the edgy video accompanying the cover story, which finds Pierce splashing around in the dark surf in just a pair of Saint Laurent leather pants, in Daniel Riera’s Fall 2014 preview, which captures Jason Anthony in tough looks chosen by Sourigues from a season that seems far away but will be here all too soon. But, rather than diminishing the glow, these shadows serve only to add some sharpening contrast to an issue that, to finish off that line from Shakespeare, is otherwise “made glorious summer by this sun.”

A SPLASH IN THE DARK from HERCULES UNIVERSAL on Vimeo.

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Otto Pierce by Paola Kudacki, styling by Francesco Sourigues

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George Admiraal and Dominik Bauer by Mark Kean, styling by Julian Ganio

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Jason Anthony by Daniel Riera, styling by Francesco Sourigues

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Carter by Bruno Staub, stying by Miguel Arnau (Paris: ArtList Paris, New York: ArtList NY)

Posted in: boys,General news

First Look: Commons & Sense

September 27th, 2013 |Posted by models.com

Commons & Sense Magazine‘s latest issue comes out this week, and we have a preview of the always popular publication before it hits newsstands. “We’ve Come Too Far” by Tetsu Kubota with BRIDGE Artists, also cover artist, is stylishly brooding and features a cast of fresh faced boys (selected by Edward Kim) in Saint Laurent everything. Julian Ganio, no stranger to masculine chic, demonstrates a range that can cross publications and remain uniquely his. For more of this beautiful bevy Common & Sense will be available September 27th.

Text by Victoria Perillo

Hair: Kenshin Asano | Makeup: Aya Komatsu

Models: Dylan Fosket, Akiva Miller, Rafael Perez, Igor Stepanov, Tyler Brank, Zach Brank

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