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Name:
Taiki Takahashi

Agency:
Major Model Management (New York)
Also with: Elite Paris (Paris) / FIRST model management (London) / Urban Management (Milan) / Friday (Tokyo)

Age:
21

Height:
6’2″

Place of Origin:
Sapporo, Japan

Ethnic Origin:
100% Japanese

Birthsign:
Pisces

How discovered:
I wanted to do it so I started looking, it’s been great!

Favorite things:
I really like spending time with friends and family. I love doing photo shoots and shows as well.

Favorite music, band:
Queen =)

Favorite movie, tv show:
Fashion TV, Stand by Me, The Goonies, The Devil Wears Prada, Spirited Away

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
Designer // Rick Owens, Karl Lagerfeld, Beauty product // Santa Maria Novella

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I love to cook so I think I would likely be a pastry chef… or maybe a stylist, love fashion!

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Is ice cream uncool? I’m addicted to it!!

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Doing the RICK OWENS show this year in Paris is my favorite modeling experience so far hands down!

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Food, Omotenashi. Omotenashi means to treat or entertain someone sincerely and warm heartedly.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Prada, Chanel

Place you would love to visit:
Spain, Dubai, Thailand.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
To be successful

  • Dana

    I love seeing more and more asian male models lately. Unfortunately, Asian men have always being considered not attractive when lots of them are gorgeous so this is really refreshing. Diversity is the future.