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40 Graus Models, the series: Felipe Damázio

40 Graus Models, the series: Felipe Damázio

Olá, meu nome é Felipe Damázio, tenho 23 anos , sou do Rio De janeiro RJ. Eu gosto muito de praia,. pegar onda, jogar altinha, jogar futvolley.... Sou ex atleta de remo  e de...

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Stylists and fashion designers, so stylish! Episode 1: Dário Shoupaiwisky

Start to spread the news my dear World of Models family. I´ve just launched my new series on stylists and fashion designers. From now on, you´ll be reading about the work and inspiration of these terrific professionals that make the fashion industry a fascinating business. And in my episode#1, I invited Dario Shoupaiwisky, the stylist from Recife, Brazil and chief editor of online mag Of the Moda. Have fun! Produc...

08 fev 11:19 PM 0 Read More...

Joseph Ackon: "I became a model when I was 6 months old and since then I´ve been working with so many big names on fashion industry

     Thank you guys for having me. I´m Joseph Ackon 23 Years old. I´m half brasilian from São Paulo and half Ghana from my father´s tribe fanti. I became a model when I was 6 months old. I was with my mother in the street and she received a card inviting me for a  tv comercial. I can´t remember my first shooting because I was a baby. The best thing about being a model is to be able to meet new people eve...

08 fev 12:58 AM 0 Read More...

Photographer Dennison Bertram: "I think imagery has moved away from being intertwined with words. We never bother to describe anything anymore, we just show people the picture again"

He took a lot of inspiration in the Czech Republic Growing up, I was always into artistic expression, I come from a family of artists and writers. I first really started taking pictures in   Costa Rica when I was 15, but it wasn't until I was about 20 or so that I realized one could do it as a full-time thing. It takes a while to make the transition from being interested in something to making a career out of i...

07 fev 2:56 AM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 17: Bo Pressly

  The dancer from Charlotte Well, I was born in Miami, FL. But was raised in Charlotte, NC. Southern raised and proud of it!  I am a dancer and have been training my whole life and dancing is actually what led me to  being discovered as a model.  I was training at The Martha Graham School here in NYC this past summer and I was approached by several scouts.      A crazy dream Modeling has always been an i...

07 fev 2:10 AM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 16: Michael Mealor

Michael, taking off his boots for the interview. The new face of Wilhelmina modeling agency  Well, I can’t take off my shoes but I will take off my boots for you. I’m from a fairly small town in North Georgia and have always worn boots until recently I traded them up for a pair of Chuck Taylors when I ventured out to Los Angeles for the summer before my  freshman year in college to try the whole modeling thi...

26 jan 12:58 AM 0 Read More...

Lucas Mutinelli, the model who came from south

Hi folks, I´m Lucas Mutinelli, brazilian, 17 years old, I was born in Porto Alegre, located in the south region of Brazil and I´m now in Paris, living my first international modeling experience!  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2u1ceiULkY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]  [         Social network I was invited to become a model through a social network. After reading about  the fashion world ...

25 jan 2:53 PM 0 Read More...

Leonardo Vieira: the cool guy from 40º Models´ International division!

[vimeo clip_id="16859957" width="490" height="490"] Hi folks, I´m Leonardo Vieira, 27 years old, I was born in Rio de Janeiro and I love this city. I’m graduated in Letters at UERJ and I'm teacher, translator and reviser also. I'm boy-scouts's leader, I love nature, camping, xtreme sports, literature, the sea, etc. I'm romantic, good mood, jealous, Uff... many things!! The fashion world always on your mind?...

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Actor Ivan Mendes: "I´m not sure the exactly moment that I fell in love for the performing arts. Maybe life showed me this way, I grabbed this opportunity and then I just followed my instincts"

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=uPV3CHlhrbE[/youtube] Hello everyone! I´m Ivan Mendes, "carioca, born and raised in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I have always enjoyed sports: soccer, volleyball, basketball and I´ve practiced capoeira for 16 years and soccer, volleyball...

14 jan 12:23 AM 0 Read More...

Top Alex Eckschmidt, model, entrepeneur, environmentalist!

Welcome to Alex´s world. In an exclusive interview the 37-year-old-guy (and still modeling!) shares his thoughts about modeling, environment, business, life!   Hello World of Models family. I´m a brazilian model. agronomist, with a post graduate degree by Getúlio Vargas Institution and I have a  master degree by Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. I´m a environmentalist and an idealist guy. I was born i...

13 jan 6:36 PM 0 Read More...

Brian Putzy: "I try to go to the sauna before shoots to sweat out any impurity's I have and to just relax before shooting"

  I grew up in a River Falls, Wisconsin. Naturally, being a Midwestern boy, I developed a passion for the outdoors. Pretty much my favorite thing to do is to sit around the campfire at my parents cabin and watch the sunsets. Wisconsin is truly a majestic place...even though people dont give us the credit we deserve ;)  Gotten out of a long term relationship and a cool modeling career just waiting for him! I had...

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Bradley Greiner: model, actor and the Darfur activist!

In 2004 he was shot by the famous photographer Bruce Weber in Santa Barbara and Golden Beach, Fla. These pics are considered one of the most iconic in A&F’s artistic vault; "I only shot for two days and had not the slightest idea that my picture would be plaster all over the country". Southern California, born and raised, on the playground is where I spent most of my days.I used to watch Fresh Prince of Bel A...

28 dez 8:56 PM 0 Read More...

Model Leonardo Marques: "I never thought about becoming a model. A friend of mine asked me "why don´t you become a model and start to travel around the world?"

Hey guys, I´m Leonardo Marques, a brazilian model and I was born in Brasília, the brazilian capital city. I love a simple life, chilling out with my buddies having a real good time, gym, walking traveling around the world and meeeting new people. After some cool modeling seasons, I´m back to my hometown again to  enjoy this special season of the year with my family and buddies. The first shooting: Nokia´s big...

28 dez 8:55 PM 0 Read More...

Photographer Adam Kozik: "My influence in photography comes from a lot of old Hollywood film, and fashion from the 40's, and the leading men at the time"

Thank you, it's good to be here.  I grew up in the suburbs outside of Chicago, Illinois. I was enrolled in art classes at the American Academy and studied painting and drawing. After I moved to New York a short time after, photography became the medium to express what I saw. At first I was shooting portraiture. I moved to Paris for six months and found the biggest influence there because people are so free. Fashi...

28 dez 8:55 PM 0 Read More...

Model Romeu Rodrigues: "I like when the photographers are quick, adjusting the correct light in order to get a great result"

Hello World of Models family, my name is Romeo Roodrigues, I am a 24-year-old-brazilian-model from Joinville Santa Catarina and I´ve been a model since 2007. I enjoy sports, especially soccer and surfing and I`m in my first international modeling trip (now modeling in Manila, Phillippines).   My aim is to work hard doing my best into the fashion world to be able to buy a beach house someday (it will be my hiding...

28 dez 8:54 PM 0 Read More...

Model Onike "Catwalks backstage are usually mellow for me even with the craziness that goes on"

Hello everyone, I´m Onike and I was born in New York City of Nigerian parents but we all resided in Ivory Coast. I’m a Gemini that shares the same birthday as Naomi Campbell. I speak English and French, fluently and I’m trying to work my way to Spanish and a little Portuguese (my friends and I are planning on going to Brazil for carnival).   I love keeping myself busy,love dancing, love having my quiet times...

18 dez 11:12 PM 0 Read More...

Model Daniel Broitman: some highlights on his modeling career

The year 2010, according Daniel , the brazilian model who came from Niterói       Hello guys, nice to be back again to share some of my updates on my modeling career since our last chat http://www.worldofmodels.com.br/danielbroitnan.html. Recently I´ve been working with such amazing photographers (Vicente de Paulo, Robert Voltaire, Paula Klien, Cesar Dutra, doing creative and daring editorials. In other words,...

18 dez 11:11 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 15: Danilo Ferreira

Season´s greets from Danilo          Hello World of Models family, I´m Danilo Ferreira, a 18-year-old-brazilian-guy, I was born in Salvador, Bahia. I´ve been living in Rio de Janeiro since I was 8 years old,  and like any other person, I´m searching for my personal and professional dreams. My aim is to become a successful model and to work abroad, meeting new people and different cultures around the ...

18 dez 11:11 PM 0 Read More...

Photographer Andy Houghton: "I am influenced by films mostly. A lot of my images have a cinematic feel to them"

      Hi Ed, it's great to have the opportunity to answer any questions you have and share them with the World of Models community! I am a UK based photographer and I live in my hometown (Hull). I never intended to have a career as a photographer, but it has always been in my life.  My father was a photographer when I was a kid growing up in the 80's. I remember watching him develop his prints in his darkroom an...

18 dez 11:10 PM 0 Read More...

Indira Carvalho: "The modeling market for brazilian black models is getting better and I hope that it could improve even more"

Thank you World of Models family, it´s a pleasure to be here to share some updates on my modeling career! I´m brazilian and I  was born in the beautiful and incredible Salvador city, Brazil, where you´ll find such cool places to visit in my hometown. I´m pretty prankster, friendly and I enjoy life to the fullest with my buddies and family. I love camping , listen good music, meeting new people, dating and, of c...

10 dez 9:38 PM 0 Read More...

Peter Noad: "Everyday of every moment is unforgettable. I cherish each day as it’s my last and make it worthwhile with lots of laughter"

Season´s greets from Peter First and foremost, let me take this time to send much love and a Special Thank You to Edward, and the family of World of models! Thank you for the opportunity to share a bit on my life as Model.“BIG HUG”                             Peter Noad, 24, from a small town called Port Credit, Mississauga Ontario, I enjoy the outdoors, and going to the gym. I live next to the ...

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Brazilian photographer Paula Klien: "My style could be defined as a mix of elegance, sophistication and audacity"

The "carioca" Paula: Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, Camila Akrans, just some of her influences on photography! First, I would like to thank you for the invitation. I was born in Rio de Janeiro, the place I have always lived. I am married for almost 20 years and I have a 10-year-old boy. Before being a photographer, I have been through some other art experiences such as dance, music and visual arts.Working for som...

24 nov 8:56 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 14: Kamila Hansen

Hello Edward! Hello World of Models family! I´m Kamila Hansen, from Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco, Brazil and my journey into modeling world started  when I met one of the EP models (my actual mother agency). I was invited to know this agency, I got aproved and then I started a weekly modeling classes. This course was really important for my growth as a professional model. In the beggining I wasn´t sur...

24 nov 8:55 PM 0 Read More...

Nélson Ribeiro: the portuguese model is back to World of Models family!

Hello World of Models, it´s so nice to be back again to share with all the family some updates on my modeling career! I signed with Wilhelmina modeling agency and I´m really happy to be part of this fantastic professional team. Since our last interview, I did Perry Ellis, posed for a underwear brand from South America, a CQ editorial and also I participated in some episodes for a soap opera in Portugal. Soon I´l...

22 nov 10:25 PM 0 Read More...

Dutch model Rinus Johannes: "Runways are fun as I am a performance type of person"

My name is Rinus Johannes, I was born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. My personal interests are reading, yoga, martial arts, visual arts, graffiti, , cinema, traveling, meeting interesting people, vintage scooters, etc. In Amsterdam, inside the fashion week pavillion There were several approaches from photographers and scouts during my teenage years, but the first time I considered it was when Tony Jon...

21 nov 2:35 AM 0 Read More...

Tommy Cupples: from rib cartlage injury back to the modeling world!

Last summer, in a party with about 5,000 people, the north american model Tommy Cupples was punched in the jaw. He had his jaw completely wired shut for about a month and a half, a real painful experience. Fortunatelly, he´s ok now to share with us his updates on modeling career and I´m sure 2011 will be a terrific year for him. Welcome back Tommy! Recently things have been extremely busy for me. I spent the summ...

17 nov 11:57 PM 0 Read More...