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Matt Benstead: My most memorable shoot would be the Belstaff campaign I shot with David Beckham”

Matt Benstead: My most memorable shoot would be the Belstaff campaign I shot with David Beckham”

My name is Matt Benstead, born in Norwich but mainly raised in a town called Woking, just south of London. My personal interest are Rugby, fitness, good food and my family and ho...

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Rio 40 Graus, a série: Paulo Rodriguez

O modelo da 40 Graus Models da semana é o “carioca da gema” Paulo Rodriguez. Sua participação no programa da rede Globo “Amor e Sexo” em 2013  bombou nas redes sociais com direito a bis na semana seguinte. Os trabalhos estão surgindo cada vez mais e o World of Models selecionou alguns momentos muito especiais  em imagens e também nas palavras deste apreciador da culinária japonesa. Com vocês, Paulo...

31 mar 10:39 PM 0 Read More...

Eduard Petrovskyy: "If you are talented enough and do all the best you can, you’ll definitely succeed. That’s a simple rule"

I'm a simple guy from Ukraine. Lviv is my hometown. Despite of travelling a lot, it’s still the best place in the world for me. I love it's mall streets with ancient architecture and yellow lights. Speaking about myself, I’m a very easygoing person. I used to hang out with bad companies, burning life without thinking about future, looking for things which would make me happy.Well, I’m still looking for t...

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Rudnei Graczyk: "My first big show was CK in Milan 2005 and that opened the door for many big designers shows"

  Hello, I'm Rudnei Graczyk, born in a town called    Blumenau, in south of Brazil. I'm a very active person,  love sports, love music, i can play guitar and not only that, but I also have a band called 4uS, with my  girlfriend and a friend (both models). About personal interests,  I have many dreams but I like to live life simply and let things happen  naturally.   I became a model 9 years ...

25 mar 1:17 PM 0 Read More...

Ivan Guerrero: "I think people and models have been and still are the most direct influence in my photography"

  My name is Ivan Guerrero, I was born in Mexico City but I grew up and currently live in Aguascalientes, a small city (you’ve probably never heard of) located in the center of the country.      Since my early childhood, I have been very interested in illlustration, drawing and painting so I attended drawing classes for many years. Nothing big, just small pastels and pencil drawing courses. I have a m...

21 mar 9:25 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40º, a série: Breno Dalsgaard

E dando sequencia à série sobre os modelos da 40º Models, o carioca Breno Dalsgaard, que acaba de gravar o clipe da Copa do Mundo com o cantor Ricky Martin, passou por aqui para dar um breve relato sobre a sua vida de modelo. Voltaremos a falar com ele em breve porque o Breno retornou há pouco tempo à vida de modelo e agora está focando também a carreira de ator. Boa sorte Bruno, vamos que vamos que a hora ...

16 mar 5:23 PM 0 Read More...

Bruno Fabre: "My first show was for MISSONI and the day after I was on the cover of THE TIMES newspaper"

I’m Bruno Fabre, a french guy , 22 years old and I live in Paris. I like music (can´t live without it). I play the guitar and music is very important for me. It creates links between people and this is universal! I enjoy sports too, I did a lot of soccer in high school when I was younger. Obviously Fashion is one or my passions too. I think if I didn’t like fashion I couldn’t be a model. I...

15 mar 4:34 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, a série. Episódio 81: Gabriel Ramos

Olá, família World of Models, é um prazer estar aqui com vocês para contar um pouco da minha história  Eu sou o Gabriel Ramos, natural de Pedregulho,  interior de Sâo Paulo e trabalho como modelo há 1 ano            Sempre tive vontade de ser modelo, mas até os 17 anos não tinha tentado nada. Eu estava estudando para prestar Medicina, o que não era bem  o que eu queria, ...

15 mar 4:22 PM 0 Read More...

World of Models in Rio with model Gabriel Loureiro

Hi folks, here we are having a real good time during the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. I met the cool model Gabriel Loureiro and we took some pics for your eyes only.  Gabriel is a new face from 40 Graus Models and he´ll share  his story with us soon. Meanwhile, enjoy these behind of scenes moments and have fun! Hugs, Ed, the brazilian editor Mother Agency http://www.40grausmodels...

08 mar 3:55 PM 0 Read More...

Meet Isha Blaaker. the model who came from Suriname

I was born in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. I moved to Holland when I was two. People always used to tell me that I should get into modeling. I was once in Suriname and a local designer asked me to model for him. With the photo’s I got from that, I signed with my mother agency MAX-Models in Holland. I would never do it full time until I finished university and I actually only recently got my ma...

26 fev 1:10 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40º. the series: Model William Fink

Hello World of Models family, my name is William Fink, 17 years old and I am from  Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,  I am now living in Rio de Janeiro and I got signed by 40 Graus  Models My modeling career began by chance. I was discovered when I was walking downtown  in my city, and a scouter ask me if I wanted to be a model and I thought "Why not?". I never liked to make plans, I just let it flows and mak...

21 fev 1:24 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 80: Suelen França

Hello World of Models family, my name is Suelen, I’m 22 years old, brazilian and  I was born in Natal, a city located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natal,_Rio_Grande_do_Norte. My personal interests are to build a family, work hard to grow as a professional, to be successful in life.  I decided to be a model when I was a child. People always  used to tell me I should ...

16 fev 12:06 PM 0 Read More...

Alessandro Mele: "The Amfar show was amazing, There was a lot of designers, actors and singers watching the show. It was really special"

Hi everbody, my name is Alessandro Mele, 27 years old and I am from Italy. I grew up in a small town close to Naples (South of Italy). I left my hometown when I was 23 to start my modeling career and I moved to Milan for 1 year more or less, Then I moved to NYC where I still live at the moment.  I love the fashion industry also because I love clothes. especially the elegant ones. I love skiing, riding horses, ...

15 fev 12:23 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 79: Matt Williams

First off, thank you so much for welcoming me into the World of Models family! It's an honor. My name is Matthew Williams but I usually go by Matt. The women closest in my life, like my mom and sister, call me Mattypoo. I am 24 years YOUNG and my birthday is on 4/20. Crazy right!? I have 2 older brothers Joel and David, an older sister Hope, my mother Deanna and my dad Jimmy although he passed away when I w...

11 fev 12:40 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 78: Guilherme Oliveira

Meet Guilherme Oliveira, the new face of Andy Models   Hi, my name is Guilherme Oliveira, 17 years and I'm from Espírito Santo, Brazil People used to tell me I should be a model so I did  some tests and I got signed by Andy Models. That´s my mother agency now. Best thing about modeling is taking pics, traveling and learning about other cultures around the world. I have no previous prepara...

09 fev 11:13 AM 0 Read More...

Júnior Mariano: "Life is fun, my job is fun, I try to make each day a fun journey"

Hi, I´m Júnior Mariano, 26 years old, model and actor and I was born on Planaltina do Paraná, a city located in the state of Paraná, Brazil.  I´m currently living in São Paulo. I´m passionate about my work, love Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai , Skateboarding, Surfing, climbing etc.  My personal interests are being have good times with my buddies. Modeling: how did all begin When I was 14  I participated in...

07 fev 7:04 PM 0 Read More...

Gabriel Morgante: "Pense! Sonhe! Acredite! Tudo é possível"

Olá família World of Models, sou o Gabriel Morgante. Ser modelo nunca foi uma opção para mim até os 15 anos. Esta ideia passou a se tornar um objetivo de vida, quando várias pessoas me perguntavam ou me aconselhavam se tornar modelo até o momento em que que eu realmente decidi ir em busca desta carreira.   Esta jornada só começou mesmo no ano passado, quando entrei para a BRM, pois anteriormente só h...

04 fev 12:11 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, the series. Episode 77: Moses Gurman

I’m from Seabrook, Maryland which I suppose is technically the south but only geographically. I grew up in a very science oriented family; both my parents work for NASA and my older brother and I both went to a Science & Technology High School. I grew up loving music, I used to be a competitive Fencer, I rock climb, and I split my Modeling time with acting and stage combat choreography. Gun to my head, actin...

30 jan 6:48 PM 0 Read More...

Isaiah Hamilton: “Modeling isn't just looking good, it's skill, it's feeling, it's art and poetry combined”

I'm very determined , strong willed , I feel as if I'm unstoppable, I'm a fighter I'm a survivor and I'm willing to die for my dreams. I'm from a planet called Spring Valley, I call it a planet because when your there, it seems like everything else is so far away, like a better opportunity is light-years away. Spring valley is a small town in upstate New York, ruled by drugs, gangs and hopelessness. I feel lik...

26 jan 7:49 PM 0 Read More...

William Oliveira: "My first show was in São Paulo, the city where it all began and it was very exciting been part of it"

Hi folks, I´m William Oliveira, a brazilian model and I was born in Santo André, located in the state of São Paulo.  My interest is a healthy life with sports around even because I´ve played pro basketball for several years back in Brazil. I really enjoy music and the fashion life that gave me  opportunity to see the world . Modeling: how did all begin Well, I didn´t decide myself, I  got disco...

24 jan 7:27 PM 0 Read More...

Photographer Balthier Corfi: "Digital photography opened the door to new generations of talent with a new vision and feeling about photography and fashion"

Hi Ed and hello to all the World of Models fans around the world! I am from Mexico City in Mexico but I grew up everywhere in my country: from Ocotlán, a tiny little town in the south to Monterrey one of the largest cities, like 2 hours from the border with USA.   I started my career as a photographer when I was in college and a local agency in Monterrey asked me to test their models. I did and some yea...

15 jan 11:59 AM 0 Read More...

David Filipiak: "I think men are getting more exposure with advertising, however, I understand that advertising and marketing for fashion is based on sex appeal"

Hello World of Models Family, I was born in New York and then moved to southern California for the better weather.  I grew up in Laguna Hills and played sports my whole life.  I went to college on a baseball scholarship to UC Santa Barbara and transferred to UCSD after 2 years.  I graduated UC San Diego with a degree in Economics.  I know currently live in Las Vegas with my wife.  We got married in Augu...

10 jan 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

The young photographer AJ Ford: “Pantelis has actually been one of my biggest role models going into my entire photography venture”

Hi there! Well, my name is AJ Ford as you may have already collected ! I am originally from sunny Cape Coral, Florida. It's a bit of a small town,  one where fashion photography is merely a myth! Ha!   I'm a HUGE fan of vivid color. Black and white just isn't really me at this point in time. I'd like to think that my personality really shines through in my photos. When I shoot a model there has to be a c...

07 jan 7:40 PM 0 Read More...

Meet the photographer Pantelis, founder of Coitus mag

Thank you for the kind words and it´s a pleasure to be featured on World of Models. I was born and grew up in Cyprus, a very small island in the Mediterranean sea with around 700,000 population. After joining the Army, which is compulsory, I had to think what I wanted to do as a career. Some friends said  I would be good in graphic design and that is what I decided to study. As part of the graphics course w...

05 jan 1:12 PM 0 Read More...

Rogér Dupé: “Before modeling I was a professional soccer player in Sweden, but i got some problem with my knee and that´s why I had to quit it”

My Name is Rogér Dupé. I was born in a small town caledl Västerås in Sweden, but my father coming from Ghana and my mother from Togo. Before modeling I was a professional soccer player in Sweden, but i got some problem with my knee and that´s why I had to quit it. I was shopping in Stockholm and then 2 agents from Mikas Modeling Agency saw me. I did my first shoot in a studio for Rodeo Magazine. I was ...

03 jan 10:06 PM 0 Read More...

James Meade: “The great thing about photography is the collaborative nature of the business”

Well, growing up I spent most of my time drawing, painting, and sculpting.  I got my hands into photography in high school as the photographer & photo editor of my high school newspaper.  I received a full academic / talent based scholarship to the University of Maryland where I earned my degree in Architecture. I worked as an Architect in Washington DC for about 4 years before photography called me bac...

02 jan 12:18 PM 0 Read More...

Kaden James: “Brazil will always be an inspirational place. I actually hit up some agencies so I might be visiting you all very soon”

He is back to World of Models family to share with us some cool moments on his modeling/acting career. There comes Kaden James! It's always great to hear from you! I have been working very hard within the industry and am so excited to report that I am now represented by the amazing team at LA MODELS for runway. Crista Klayman is my incomparable agent, she has worked with everyone and is so genuine and ha...

02 jan 12:18 PM 0 Read More...

Baixada Santista rocks, the series: Rodrigo Lopes

Oi pessoal, eu sou o Rodrigo tenho 19 anos, sou um cara sorridente de bem com a vida, humilde, que não gosta de ver o lado ruim das coisas, e sempre pensa que tudo que acontecer, mesmo que ruim, tenha um bom motivo pra ter ocorrido. Adoro praticar esportes, nalhar na academia, andar na praia, jogar futebol e tirar fotos. Estou solteiro no momento, adoro meninas descoladas que tenham estilo próprio e sai...

02 jan 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

Greets from Rinus Johannes

[youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kV-Mo-EMw4'] Read his first interview http://worldofmodels.org/rinusjohannes...

05 dez 7:00 PM 0 Read More...

Meet the photographer Wong Sim

My name is Wong Sim, a photographer but I am an architect as well. I am an Indonesian Chinese. I love photopraphy since I was a kid I guess. But learning with film camera was quite hard at that time. Had to wait 1 week to see the result :) So I quit photography until late 2007 when my relative gave me a free ticket to travel to China. I wanted a digital camera for that trip so I bought my first DSLR. Living i...

05 dez 6:58 PM 0 Read More...

The Joy Models - They wanna rock!!!

Joy Model Management http://www.joymgmt.com/  Pics by photographer Vitor Saquette    https://www.facebook.com/vitor.saquette ...

05 dez 6:57 PM 0 Read More...

Rio 40º, the series: Rafael Lourenço

His interview coming soon. Mother Agency 40º Models http://www.40grausmodels.com/...

05 dez 6:55 PM 0 Read More...

Baixada Santista rocks, the series: Nicolas Andia

Greets from Nicolas and his girlfriend Alana Nicolas Pics by Ed World of Models Nicolas fb page https://www.facebook.com/nicolas.andia.50?fref=ts ...

05 dez 6:55 PM 0 Read More...

New faces rock, a série. Episódio 76: Josué Wiese

    Meus parabéns ao World of Models pelo seu sucesso e pelos 3 anos de profissionalismo! Desde já um feliz Natal a todos e um super Ano Novo.  Votos de sucesso á toda família World of Models! Um grande abraço. Sou catarinense, de Presidente Getúlio, no interior de Santa Catarina. Gosto de esportes, conhecer novas culturas, culinárias e tradições. Como tudo começou Fui desc...

05 dez 6:55 PM 0 Read More...

Greets from Michelle Dantas

[youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDdjt-edjEk&feature=youtu.be']'] Magazine: RED COLLECTOR( Paris) Photographer: Vincent Alvarez   Theme : Almodovar - (Beauty) Check out her previous interview http://www.worldofmodels.org/michelledantas Mother Agency WAY Model Management http://www.waymodel.com.br/#!/home...

05 dez 6:55 PM 0 Read More...

Bernard Beier, some highlights on his modeling career

[youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmEzSx17gQg&feature=youtu.be'] Hello World of Models family, I´m back again to share you guys some highlights on my modeling career! Well, you can found me at the current edition of Living mag and also I´ve been doing some fashion campaigns for Monjua, DiTreve, Tim,  among others. And also I´ve walked for a terrific designer here in southern Brazil, cal...

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