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Model Files: Valters Medenis

  While I’m in the midst of traveling back and forth on trains and the public transport of New York there is never not a time where I find a new model muse.  Enter Valters Medenis, born in Latvia and scouted playing basketball in Brighton Beach who has now become one of the new faces…

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Model Files: Duncan Pyke

It’s late on a Thursday night, and while gathering inspiration and creating moodboards for my upcoming shoots I look to the modeling agencies for new faces to complete my concept. British model Duncan Pyke is one of the latest male models to catch my eye. Signed to Premier Models in London, his rugged but classic…

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Stay Broke Shoot Film : Opening Ceremony Men’s Fall 2015

Ok, so this is a bit of a departure form your regularly scheduled programming, but I just had to comment about the menswear collection from Opening Ceremony for Fall 2015. Over the past two years I’ve re-discovered my love for film photography. This includes creating an online community for it. The designers of OC are…

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Style Crush: Matthew Gray Gubler

Aside from the usual grungy dudes that occupy space my subconscious, I do live for an awkward nerdy type guy. Case and point: Matthew Gray Gubler of the tv show Criminal Minds.  His first love is film making and since has directed seven episodes of Criminal Minds. Upon deeper exploration I discovered that he was…

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Model Files : Ringo Lukas

Beyond the runways of Paris and Milan lies the alternate lives of models. German model and musician Ringo Lukas is one of the latest male models that I’ve become intrigued with. From his simple and linear ink, chiseled cheekbones each shoot he does is giving me such inspiration. He’s modeled for Saint Laurent and Lanvin…

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Menswear Monday : Evan Peters

Yes, it’s Tate. If you watch American Horror Story then you will totally get this post. Over the past four seasons actor Evan Peters has played a multitude of characters all from the anthology series by Ryan Murphy. He’s been a depressed grunge teenager, a suspected serial killer, a frat boy Frankenstein and now in…

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Model File : Oskari Nyyssölä

In my usual browse for male model muses (and from suggestions on the Facebook page) I found Finnish model Oskari Nyyssölä. He’s signed with Nisch Management in Sweden and is slowly making the rounds of editorials and publications. While he is a trained ballet dancer, there is something quite rugged and mysterious behind him. I…

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Meet Skateboarder Ben Nordberg

It seems that the skateboarder-model hybrid is reaching its pinnacle in the world of fashion these days. Much like the musician-model or actor-model days of the 80s and 90s. Since living in California I’ve been more influenced by skateboarders as models. Not models in the traditional sense of an editorial way but more of a…

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Meet the Model: Kai Hillebrand

German born model Kai Hillebrand is just one of new faces that is hitting the ground this year in the fashion industry. In a recent interview for Bite Magazine he mentions his love of skating since he was 13 and his need for just bacon, eggs, cheese, and coffee for breakfast. Oh, and not to forget…

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Model Files: Sylvester Ulv Henriksen

One of my most recent discoveries is 20 year old Danish model, Sylvester Ulv Henriksen. He’s represented all over Europe but his mother agency is Unique Models in Denmark. A true chameleon in every sense of the word, he was discovered online by a scout when he was 15. Since then he’s modeled in Balenciaga campaigns…

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