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Valentin Dickler : « I love posing! I feel confident in that. I do also love sharing with others in the world of modeling. »

Valentin Dickler : « I love posing! I feel confident in that. I do also love sharing with others in the world of modeling. »

  My name is Valentin Dickler. I live in Switzerland and since I was born. I’m a drafter in an architecture studio and model. This year I was finalist of “Mister Swiss Roma...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 57: Ford Model Izabela Scharf

Hello everyone, it's nice to be here! My name is Izabela Scharf, 18 years old, a brazilian guy living in Belo Horizonte. a great and beautiful city! I like movies, read books, music, go out with my friends, dance, and I love architecture! I decided to become a model when I saw the site of FORD Models and I liked so much! Then I went to FORD and I got signed it :) My first shooting was very nice, I enjoyed a lot...

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Alexis Gremmel: "I have been scouted the day of the Irene hurricane while I went down of the building to know why we had to evacuate"

Heyy guys! My name is Alexis Gremmel and i’m 22 years old. I was born and grew up in Paris. One pretty cool city in the world I guess haha ! My favorite thing in the world is by far music, I can’t live without it. I also love art and work as an art dealer on the side in New York. How did he get discovered: The Irene hurricane!! I started modeling this Year after my booker scouted me in a building while I wa...

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Alexis Gremmel: "I have been scouted the day of the Irene hurricane while I went down of the building to know why we had to evacuate"

Heyy guys! My name is Alexis Gremmel and i’m 22 years old. I was born and grew up in Paris. One pretty cool city in the world I guess haha ! My favorite thing in the world is by far music, I can’t live without it. I also love art and work as an art dealer on the side in New York. How did he get discovered: The Irene hurricane!! I started modeling this Year after my booker scouted me in a building while I wa...

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Meet the model Elen Santiago

Hello!! It’s a pleasure to be here to share my story with the World of Models family! My name is Elen Santiago, brazilian girl,  18 years and I was born in Salvador, Bahia. I love my family, friends, I like to sing and play guitar too. Music relaxes me, it really makes me feel good. And yeah, modeling is my life now! How did all begin Well, as a matter of fact, I´ve never thought about becoming a model. When...

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Edwin Datoc: "Photography will no longer be an individual point of view, but a team of 7 -10 people passing on files and give their own version of the image".

I was born in the Philippines. My family migrated to Australia when I was 11 years old. I was a natural musician, self taught in guitar, piano, drums, and was lead singer in my band. I play a lot blues guitar, jazz, funk and adore cuban music as well. When you're a filipino your uncles and aunties become your mentors, and you end up becoming a lawyer, doctor, accountant. You get a degree and have a respectable care...

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Meet the model Val Zilske

Some highlights on his modeling career folks! Hi everyone! My name is Val Zilske, I'm 18 years old, I started modeling 2 years ago in my hometown Goiânia, Brazil. Today I live in São Paulo and I intend to travel abroad for my international modeling career. Best thing about modeling is to able to travel around the world and meet so many different cultures, life styles, new places I like to listen to music an...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 56: Charlie Matthews

My name is Charlie Matthews, a 21 year old, 1st generation Serbian American Male model from Los Angeles, California. I love to workout and discipline myself by eating right and try to get in best shape as possible. I played multiple sports all my life such as Baseball, Basketball, and Track/Field through Highschool and College. During my spare time I like to play video games and hangout with friends. I am a hum...

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Photographer Christopher Papan "I feel that the affordability of digital has opened up photography to endless creative people, thus raising the bar for full time photographers".

Hi People,  thank you very much to Ed for the invitation to join the World of Models family. As for me, my name is Christopher Papan and I am a fashion/editorial photography from beautiful Vancouver, Canada. I have always loved photography, but it didn't take over my life until about 7 years ago when I was living in Thailand and using my sister's old Nikon!! As far as making photography a career, it seemed the n...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Thiago Avella

Meet Thiago Avella, brazilian model, born in Santos, Brazil zil! I decided to become a model when I was walking in the shopping center and a booker invited me to meet his agency, asking me if I wold like to become a model. I enjoyed the idea. In my first shooting I was really nervous. I coud only do what I was told to do. lol Working with photographers means to me creating and playing together. It´s a profess...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Christian Hansen

Hello World of Models, thanks for letting me in your family. Christian and Ed, the brazilian editor in Santos Well I'm from Denmark, my hometown is called Aalsgaarde, but now I live in Brazil, to be more precise in Santos / SP. To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the page in Radio on line [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx5J9vnz4Ng[/yo...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Walison Fonseca

In his first international modeling experience, the former garoto AT Walison Fonseca, shares his story with the World of  Models family. He is now living in Mexico city with his wife and the little daughter. Good luck Walison, the best is yet to come! Hello my bud Ed and the World of Models family, I´m Walison Fonseca, I was born in Santos, a terrific city and I´ve been working as a professional model for 5 year...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Bruno Tavares

Meet Bruno Tavares, another cool brazilian model, born in Santos, Brazil! Hello everyone, how´s life? I´m Bruno Tavares, 28 years old and I´ve been modeling since 2006. To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the page in Radio on line [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjj2l7hsVm0&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] I love surfing and the sea...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: photographer Diogo Peres

Hello, my name is Diogo Peres, I was born in São Vicente, Brazil. I really don´t know when I got interested in photography. I think as long as I can remember, I have always been curious about the photography world. When I turned 23, I moved to Rio de Janeiro and it was there where I started working as a assistant photographer to a great bud of mine who used to work for big clients like Globo and Record networks. ...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model William Mendes

Hi folks, my name is William Mendes. I was born in Guarujá,  coast of São Paulo, Brazil. I like reading about literarure and philosophy. I enjoy running and weight lifting practice. My hobby is to create stories and play RPG   Friends and family always told me I had "the look", just never paid attention. I grew up and then I decided to give a try. I did a modeling course in Santos and I really loved it. My ...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Luiz Paulo Arashiro

Hello World of Models family, my name is Luiz Paulo Arashiro, 21 years old and I was born in Santos, the hometown of my bud Ed too. I´m a model and I study performing arts too cause I want to become a professional actor someday to act in movies, tv and theater too I always enjoyed the modeling world but never tried to pursue this career, so one day I was walking down the street and an agent approached me and ...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: the twin brothers Felipe and Fabrício Leite

Fabrício (l) and Felipe (r) Felipe: Hi, folks, I´m Felipe Leite, 19 years old and I love fashion shows. I live in Santos, Brazil, a beautiful city with a wonderful beach. I´ve been working here and hopefully become an international model Fabrício: Hello everyone, Fabrício Leite here, 19 years old, my hometown is Santos too and I intend to focus on my modeling career How did all begin Felipe: People used to ...

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Baixada Santista rocks, the series: model Kaka Feliciano

Hi everyone, I´m Kaka Felciano, 31 years old and I was born in São Vicente, Brazil   Just recently I decided to pursue a modeling career. As a matter of fact, people always used to tell me that I had "the look" so I decided to give a try. To stop listening the music while you watch the video, just click on the stop button, located right below the page in Radio on line [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/wa...

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Model and actor Isaac Sullivan and one of his unforgettable moment: "The unveiling of the new men’s fragrance “ZIPPED PREMIER” in NYC with me on the bottle and on the box"

My name is Isaac J. Sullivan   I'm From Cincinnati, Ohio. My personal interests include: Modeling, Acting, Music, , Sports, Cars, challenges, competition, relaxation, traveling, new experiences, and different people. I like to stay in motion.   I started modeling in college just as something I was curious about. Everybody always told me I should do it but I didn't really know much about it. I was...

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Ronald Martins: "I'm a fashionista because I´m a model but I do not follow trends My focus is always get ready for the next season and do my job"

Hello my name is Ronaldo Martins, 23 years old, I’m 1.87 tall and currently living in São Paulo. Brazil. My parents are from Campina Verde, city located in the state of Minas Gerais, but they live in Ribeirão Preto. I´ve been a model since 2009. I have some cool works and very good experiences, but now I want to work abroad and conquer the fashion world. I never thought about being a model. My dream was to...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 55: Bruno Gimenez

Hello everyone! I´m Bruno Gimenez I was born in Rio Claro, a very quiet city of 200 thousand inhabitants and located about 2 hours from São Paulo, Brazil. People always used to tell me that I had " the look" and after many invitations I decided to give a try. One year ago I got discovered by my booker Wagner Feriatto from Upper Model. He  introduced me to the fashion world. Since then, I´ve been learning ...

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Tara Lanoway: I watch most of the young models develop into grown men. The lessons along the way shape their integrity and sprit. This is my favorite part of my job"

Ed talks to Tara Lanoway, the former booker of Elmer Olsen Model Management - men´s board division. She is now in New York for a new challenge in her amazing career. Good luck Tara, the World of Models family wish you all the best in the Big Apple! I'm from Winnipeg, Manitoba, the cold hard prairies of Canada where I spent most of my time with my horses. I was working as a photographer for music magazines in Lond...

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Douglas Venhold: "Brazil is a growing market. It´s actually the reason why I´m here now, since we have a growing economy, more opportunities will come"

Hello World of Models family, it´s my pleasure to share my story with u guys. I´m from Criciuma, Santa Catarina, Brazil, a small town with about 300 thousand inhabitants. My hometown is known as the City of Coal. I start modeling when I was 15 years old. I was shopping with my family when this guy started to talk to my mother. I was a bit far, then came closer to see what was going on. He introduced himself ...

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Vince Azzopardi: "Most my friends are brazillian to be honest, I did the Emporio show with the Patriota twins and afew other friends I have here"

Hey Ed, great to be back here for World of Models :). Alot of things are new, I had a long break from modeling to live with my ex fiance in England, but now I´m single, so I´m back and ready to rock. I´ve signed to Major New York, moved to Milan full time, booked the Police underwear campaign and I just walked for Armani jeans and Emporio Armani in Milan fashion week. working alot for Armani again so Im real ha...

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Introducing Samyr Fuly

Hi folks, I am Samyr Fuly, 19 years old I was born in Itacoara, a small city (only 28 000 inhabitants) located in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Everyone  knows everyone´s else lol. I always like to come here to meet my family and friends Samyr and Ed My focus now is to work abroad as an international model, get some money to invest in my acting career. Yeah, I love the performing arts How did all begin I was...

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Taras Koltun: "I can't thank my mother agent Tara Lanoway enough for being the coolest, most outgoing, and professional as she is"

I was born in October of 1992 in a small town of 400,000 called Tomsk (Russia). Tomsk is one of the oldest towns in Siberia which is rougly 407 years old. I lived there until the fifth grade and then moved to Toronto, Canada with my family. Here I developed many interestes in sports, such as volleyball, tennis and swimming.   The though of me becoming a "model" never in my LIFE crossed my mind. I never ...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 54: Mauro de Souza

Modeling, Friendship, Life, Family Hello, I´m Mauro de Souza and I was born in  São José dos Campos São Paulo, Brazil! I went to an agency with my cousin and I got really interested to become a model. Now here I am folks. I´m enjoying the ride. It´s really cool! Working with photographers: posed naked already? I don´t have any previous preparation but my booker encourages me to do my best and also to wo...

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Meet the actor Mario Bregieira

Hello everyone, pleasure to be here to share my story with the World of Models family! I´m Mario Bregieira, 18 years old and I was born in Piracicaba, a city located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. I love acting, dancing, playing guitar and everything connected to art. As a good brazilian guy, I love soccer, barbecue, and samba! lol Acting came to my life when I was 14. A friend of mine introduced me to the ...

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Thiago Santos: "I believe that we all have a mission here, some people will give their lives to save dogs, others to help kids, others will not give their lives, but will devote it to God, work, studies"

Hello my World of Models family, how are you guys doing? Here I am again to write another small message before you read the interviews. Last year when I was in New York, I went to Macys (one of the biggest worldwide fashion stores) and I grabbed one of those cool catalogues. It was the 2012 Spring´s Denim & Supply Ralph Laurent Spring 2012 catalogue and guess who was one of the models in this publication? The a...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 53: Tyler Miller

What’s up World Of Models!!!!! Nice to be back. First off my name is Tyler Miller. I am a 20 year old living in a small town in Tennessee.  I moved to Tennessee in 2007.I am originally from North Pole, Alaska. I was born and raised there till I was 15. Some of my interests are hanging out with friends and family, riding backroads, going to the lake and swimming or wakeboarding. Tubing is a plus, always fun to s...

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New faces rock, the series. Episode 52: Adriane Bastos

Hello thank you, it is a pleasure to be here! My name is Adriane Bastos, I'm brazilian, 17 years old, living in Recife, a great city for those who enjoy cultural tours and some incredible scenery, not to mention our carnival. I like movies, arts, being with my friends, dancing and I am passionate about photography and fashion! Since childhood I've always been fascinated by the fashion world, so I always thought a...

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Marianne Fonseca: "It was hard in the beggining but I never ever give up. I love modeling, it´s so fascinating to meet many people, amazing places and cultures around the world"!

Hi guys, thank you for having me!! My name is Marianne Fonseca Prado, I was born in Uberlandia a medium size town in Brazil, and I grew up with my younger sister Luiza. We grew up doing a lot of activities, first one was ballett which I played for 6 years along with other dances and also swimming, English classes. We used to do some choreographies imitating the Spice Girls, Britney spears. It was our show time to ...

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Marianne Fonseca: "It was hard in the beggining but I never ever give up. I love modeling, it´s so fascinating to meet many people, amazing places and cultures around the world"!

Hi guys, thank you for having me!! My name is Marianne Fonseca Prado, I was born in Uberlandia a medium size town in Brazil, and I grew up with my younger sister Luiza. We grew up doing a lot of activities, first one was ballett which I played for 6 years along with other dances and also swimming, English classes. We used to do some choreographies imitating the Spice Girls, Britney spears. It was our show time to ...

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Photographer Charles Quiles: "I've recently been a guest photographer on 2 separate american TV shows, but my most exciting upcoming projects are secret!".

I like to consider myself a nomadic artist, from a little town in Puerto Rico called Mayaguez. My interest in photography began as a kid when I use to steal cameras from my friends and use them just for fun. I became addicted ever since. I've always been a painter and a writer growing up, so photography just came natural to me in my teen  years. I'm very much inspired by the greats of the 60's and 70's. Avedon, Pe...

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Meet Ford Model Leandro D´Lucca

Hi, my name is Leandro D´Lucca, I was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and I´ve been living in NY since 2010. I´ve been working as a model for 7 years and one of the aspects I like most about modeling is that you never have a routine,so this job is perfect for me. I enjoy life to the fullest and I know that modeling is a short career. I always try to keep my mind and body in harmony to get good jobs. How did all b...

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Athletes into the fashion world. Episode 4: The olympic swimmer Simao Morgado

In London for the Olympic games, the swimmer Simão Morgado talks about fashion, success, fans and his career Hi folks! My name is Simao Morgado, 32 years old, olympic swimmer and I was born and live in Lisbon. I love the beach,  weather and our Mediterranean food. I surf and I love soccer as any portuguese citizen. An olympic swimmer into the fashion world As a matter of fact, I´ve never thought about being a...

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