Baptiste Giabiconi

He is the symbol of the return of the sexy man and healthy within imaging male fashion: Baptiste Giabiconi, under the watchful lens of his mentor Karl Lagerfeld, is confirming the upheaval of crit res aesthetics ticks on human models. The boys re androgynous and bl my dear Hedi Slimane seems indeed cder place a new wave, o the “himbo” – male bimbo – monopolise the imagination of the creators cr…

While fashionistas easily juggle on the name of their mod prfr tops are (knowing full well that Jourdan Dunn or Agyness Deyn was Awar e best model of the year), it is quite different when it comes to quote the first name of a male mod.

It must be said that they are so far not feel benefited to a large m are: addition Jethro Cave and his legendary escapades, rare are those who, beyond fashion weeks man, know their quarter-hour of c l brit. There is yet no emp ch the small world of fashion fall p moison in front of a newcomer: Baptiste Giabiconi. Still unknown a year ago, this young Marseille points in t now you of the ranking of the site Models.com list…

Yet, Baptiste Giabiconi don’t be pr not intended a career in modeling. Born into a modest family from the South, the young man leaves the school 16 years and becomes working in Aerospace has. It m not so a simple life, rhythm by work and weight training sessions.

It’s the d tour of a hallway at his gym that his fate will take an unexpected path: e charm by the young man, a woman is advised to take photographs and directs it to a Marseille photographer. Giabiconi is then a book and goes quickly d walk Paris Marilyn Agency. This one appreciate the physics of this gar we to the air of Italian producer s and incorporates it immediately in its files.

Then follows a succession of castings: the dashing Baptist d leader, pose, but no d spawning always not the Chronicle. It was not until June 2008 that Karl Lagerfeld rep re the young man – in a magazine Milan – and he asked to come and take a test picture.

From that moment, the Kaiser decided to no longer be s Parry of his new darling. He shoots Baptiste for number, for the campaigns of her line K, in fact the Ken id al during shootings c l brant Barbie birthday, when he does not ask for a few artistic photos…

Between the worker the pretty face and the man with the ponytail weaves so a low e on the fascination, a both unlikely friendship subjugu by the world that he and the other hypnotis by the concept of youth. D s then, the two men no longer leave: Baptist appears regularly slightly to the c t s Karl, whatever the place of the globe o is the latter.

When they’re not Venice for work, they lead Paris a Dr. the routine, the DA of Chanel r claiming very often the presence of her foal. According to it, the time of a day to d drive as well: they themselves around 3 p.m. for lunch, then go to Chanel o each goes his occupations. They d become then around 9 pm, then go out for a drink or go to see a movie…

As often with his prot gs (read this about the book of Arnaud Maillard), Karl is more than generous and offers Besides, creating links dor s encha nant body and me those who succumb to its extreme prodigalit me.

Lagerfeld has cr all pi these – just to see some photos of Baptist in 2007 to judge the new Greek God fashion makeover done by Karl -. He also considered that her favourite embodies the new rising class of models, which reassures the obvious beauty. He compares including Gisele Bndchen, clbrant his athletic body tick, also beautiful dressed as naked.

Hope just that Karl will not rush his new toy tire, so that Baptiste Giabiconi can continue to enjoy this tale of f are modern fashion Romance-like…

 

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