V Man knows what you want – more jam packed fashion stories, more incredible male models, more jaw dropping photography – more ofeverything and in their latest issues they give it to you. As much as you can handle and then some – starting off with an elegant story by Sharif Hamza styled by Tom Van Dorpe (New York: Management + Artists, Paris: Management + Artists) starring, Sean O’Pry, Simon Nessman, David Agbodji, Brad Kroenig and some of the biggest names in male modeling, the mag makes its presence felt via the aforementioned elements and a strong dose of chic. Take a first look in our exclusive preview and be sure to pick up the winter issue when it hits stands November 8th, 2012.
This past week we were graced with new music videos by two pop divas and a queen. The month started when a Canadian singer Carly Rae Jespen debuted her music video for “Call Me Maybe” featuring the first in spring’s wave of videos with male models. Say goodbye to the days of the model video vixen, we welcome the presence of fashion’s finest men.
No stranger to a Lana Del Rey video, Bradley Soileau makes his second video appearance in “Blue Jeans” as her half-man-half-crocodile pool side lover.
What’s the best way to get over your cheating ex? Katy Perry makes her statement by enlisting with the Marines after catching Lucas Kerr red handed at the office in the “Part of Me” video. Let’s just hope that Katy and Baptiste Giabiconi can find a happier ending than that.
And never to be outdone, Madonna takes no prisoners in her Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott directed video by taking on not one, but five of the top male models in her video for “Girl Gone Wild.”
Fashion and music seem to go hand in hand and we can’t help but wonder; who will be the next fabulous face in this growing trend?
What more can you want from a music video? Watch the teaser to Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild video with 4 of the most beautiful men in modeling today; Sean O’Pry, Simon Nessman, Jon Kortajarena and Rob Evans. The full video comes out March 26th.
Spring/Summer 2012 has proved to be a great run for a string of first timers for their respective houses; many of them also choosing new faces to front their campaigns for the season. How do you think these guys have fared?
While usually having a bevy of models in their ads, Gucci went solo this season with new and fresh faced Greg Nawrat. It also seems that Bottega Veneta had the same idea and tapped spring show opener Alex Cunha to star in their campaign, shot by contemporary artist Jack Pierson.