Do you ever sit around and wonder, Hmm, what’s Tyson Beckford up to? Me neither. But after I was reminded that he — not Michael Fassbender, not Clive Owen — is the most attractive man in the world after seeing these photos from OOB magazine in France, I may ask myself this more often. Here is Tyson posing with transgender model, Ines Rau, who, according to ColorLines, is a 24-year-old French model of North African descent. And, um, a stone-cold fox.
After the jump, check out the NSFW version of Ines and Tyson’s hawt photoshoot:
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It took you long enough, Tyra Banks: for the past 19 cycles, “America’s Next Top Model” has been all about teaching the ladies how to booty tooch. Last season we were lucky if we got a little bit of Rob Evans with his shirt off. But on August 2, Cycle 20 debuts with all whole new look: male models are competing. (And yes, Rob’s back as a judge — don’t worry!) I wonder if they’re going to make the guy with the hipster beard shave his face. It would only be fair. They make all the girls change something drastic. [YouTube]
Can you imagine being this model? You show up at the Asher Levine show ready to show the world your incredible cheekbones, you watch all the other models get outfitted with cool sci-fi hats and belted trenchcoats, and then the stylist comes up to you with this giant eye-less lizard mask and is like, “Uummm, yeah, so you’re going to be wearing this.” That’s gotta sting.
Today in Karl Lagerfeld Is Really Weird: the silver-gloved fashion kaiser was recently appointed the new landscape planner of Monte-Carlo’s sumptuously swanky Hôtel Métropole, which means he’ll be redesigning the entirety of the hotel’s exterior, including the pool, terrace, gardens, and a brand new restaurant by the Chef of the Century himself, Joël Robuchon. What will Karl be doing with this carte blanche? Oh, just what any sane person would do given the opportunity: decorate the whole thing with photographic frescoes of Baptiste Giabiconi, his male model muse, reimagined as some kind of Greek god. Um, yeah. The results are every bit as bizarre and amazing as you would think, and if you’re familiar with Karl’s previous forays, then you’ll recall last year’s carved chocolate sculpture of the one-time Katy Perry arm candy in his tighty-whities. From the mouth of the Kaiser himself, the world’s highest paid male model is “good with clothes and great with no clothes.” Okay! [Telegraph]
It’s probably part of the male model’s job description to look bored and annoyed, but some of the male models at London Fashion Week really seem to be perfecting their craft. These guys go beyond bored and listless and offer a veritable cornucopia of scorn, disdain and withering condescension. All while wearing very stupid outfits. Click through to see some of the least amused among them.
VMAN magazine enlisted photographer Irina Werning to shoot several high profile male models recreating photos they took when they were children. The shots run alongside the original childhood photos. The effect? Cute kids grow up to be really hot adults. Like this image of Brad Kroenig posed for soccer practice. [NYMag.com]
More shots after the jump!
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We can all agree that model poses are totally ridiculous. And as if you needed another example of just how stupid they are–here photographer Rion Sabean has taken a series of shots of guys in traditional dude get ups posed in traditional female model poses. Way to subvert the dominant gender paradigm, guys! Check out more in this slideshow… [Rion Sabean]
Model: Heeeeeeyyyy girl!
Me: Oh, umm, hi.
Model: Would you like to pet my beaver?
Me: Not really, no.
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Not going to lie, this video of male models — from the spring 2012 fashion shows — lip-syncing Elvis Presley is pretty hot. But it also reminds us of the gas fight scene in “Zoolander.”
Plus, it’s funny that the lyrics to this song are “a little less talk, a little more action,” because really, you wouldn’t want to have a conversation with any of these guys, I bet. You’d be all Dianne Wiest in “Bullets Over Broadway:”
“Don’t speak, don’t speak!” Just look pretty! [Fashionista
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Me: So … rough night?
Model: Not really.
Me: Are you sure? Did you go camping? Were you chased out of the wilderness by a bear? Keep reading »