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August 2008

August 28, 2008

Ryan
Folio's Ryan Martel
It seems as though Nelson Simoneau may have found his muse in the form of Ryan Martel.

The Montréal photographer and Folio model have been teaming up frequently lately, including a recent spread in Kill Magazine, an upcoming issue of Elle Canada and the current issue of Pure.

Martel, as we told you a few weeks ago is also the face of Rudsak - as seen in the images below.

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Ryan Martel for Rudsak
Ryan Martel for Rudsak

August 27, 2008

Marckendzy
Next's Marckendzy
The newest Elle Canada made some room for the guys in this issue, including two from Next.

Adam Durocher and Marckendzy appear in this autumn-themed spread, styled by Anthony Mitropoulos, and photographed by Leda & St-Jacques.

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Adam Durocher and Marckendzy in Elle Canada
Adam Durocher and Marckendzy in Elle Canada

August 26, 2008

Angela Chamberlain
Giovanni's Angela Chamberlain

Proof that braces are worth the investment strolled into the Giovanni office in Toronto this afternoon.

Angela Chamberlain calls Ottawa's CoverModels home, but is in Toronto this week displaying her perfectly straight teeth, tight abs (the result, she says, of nightly cruches) and spirited personality.

These digitals of the 5'10", 17-year-old new face were taken Monday afternoon.

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Angela Chamberlain
Angela Chamberlain - 5'10" - 17-years-old

August 25, 2008

From just a few snapshots Max Blades' international career is off to a flying start.

The 21-year-old from Victoria sent his digitals to Edge Models' Barbara Pilling, who then wisely forwarded them along to agencies south of the border.

The result was placement with Ford in New York, and L.A. Models, where he will start his development on Sunset Boulevard.

A few digitals and the right agent .. sometimes that's all it takes. Having a really cool name like "Max Blades" can't hurt either.

Max Blades

Max Blades
Edge Models' Max Blades

August 22, 2008

Reid
Folio's Reid
RW&:CO has released its fall collection, featuring the very recognizable (and entirely beautiful) face of Reid.

The Calgary model makes her debut for the Canadian retailer, but Folio booker Alexandre de Bellefeuille suggests there may be more highly visible campaigns to follow...

August 20, 2008

Genevieve Pantano
Giovanni's Genevieve Pantano
After hanging her chapeau in Montréal for a while, Genevieve Pantano has returned to Toronto for the next few months.

The Giovanni model had been studying in La Belle Province, but has shifted her courseload back to the Ontario capital now, where she grew up.

Following her last academic term, Pantano also spent a couple months modelling in Asia.

Among her numerous bookings in Québec were La Vie En Rose's print and in-store lingerie campaigns and Lady Dutch.

Pantano's latest snapshots, taken Tuesday, can be seen on the Giovanni website blog.

August 19, 2008

Ryan Martel
Folio's Ryan Martel, by Donat
'Tis the season for new websites, as both Nathalie in Paris and Marilyn in New York have recently renewed their online storefronts.

In Canada meanwhile, it's Donat who is making the most of the whole interweb phenomenon the kids are all talking about.

Just launced last week, the Montréal photographer's new cyber-presence can be found at dfoto.ca

August 18, 2008

Charlotte Le Bon
Folio's Charlotte Le Bon
Charlotte Le Bon continues her upward momentum through the modelling ranks, booking Escada's Incredible Me print and television campaigns.

Good timing for the Folio model, who will be relocating to Paris in the autumn.

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August 14, 2008

Judith Bedard
Giovanni's Judith Bedard
You may have noticed that Judith Bedard has been steadily rising in the ranks of Canada's Top Models.

Fact is, the Giovanni model has been booking some pretty serious campaigns lately, including Yohji Yamamoto, Catherine Malandrino and Chantal Thomass' lingerie.

Past work includes tv spots for Diesel Fragrance and Louis Vuitton, and H&M's worldwide print and in-store campaign last winter.

Major mainstream visibility is now on the horizon, with the release of Bedard's new Guess? by Marciano campaign, photographed by Matthias Vriens.

Judith Bedard
Judith Bedard for Guess? by Marciano

August 13, 2008

Score a major Marcelle coup for Folio.

The office on rue de la Commune ouest pulled off a major booking, getting Marie-Ève Nadeau again as the skin care line's face.

Add to that the always stunning Lorca Moore as the New Age Woman, and Christine Doyon for Hydra-C... and you're still not done.

Folio's (seriously talented!) Jenn Finkelstein styled the campaign, while Hair & Makeup artist Geneviéve Lenneville added her touches.

Très impressionnant !

Marie-Eve Nadeau
Lorca Moore
Christine Doyon
Folio's Marie-Ève Nadeau, Lorca Moore & Christine Doyon

August 12, 2008

Ali Harvey
Next's Ali Harvey
This... is... Ali. Ali Harvey, to be precise. Modelresource expects you will be hearing a lot more from her in the months and years to follow.

Just five weeks into the career and she has already shot for Elle, Infamous and Glow.

Discovered, not surprisingly, by Next's Corey Mann, the 5'9½ brunette will be tackling New York this fall.

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Ali Harvey
Next's 5'9½" Ali Harvey

August 11, 2008

Nel
Giovanni's 5'11" Nel
Introducing Nel.

This 5'11" new face hangs her heels at Giovanni in Toronto and Montréal, but calls Nova Scotia home.

A product of the Chantale Nadeau (academy? machine?), this brunette with hypnotic blue eyes and impossibly long legs will be in Toronto until the 24th.

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Yasmin Warsame
Giovanni's Nel, by Owen Bruce

August 12, 2008

Expect to be seeing a lot more from Ryan Martel in the coming months.

The Folio model is appearing in the October and November issues of Elle, as well as the coming issues of Pure and Z!NK, and the current issue of Lush.

The images below are from the new Matt & Natt campaign, and a quick walk past a Rudsak storefront will find her there too.

Ryan Martel
Ryan Martel
Folio's Ryan Martel for Matt & Natt

August 7, 2008

Stylus Canada has moved into a new space, now occupying the site of the former head office of FCUK Canada.

The new address, effective August 1, is 360 Queen Street W., Toronto, ON M5V 2A2.

Yasmin Warsame
Stylus Canada's new digs, in Toronto's trendy Queen West


August 5, 2008

Yasmin Warsame
Yasmin Warsame, by Steven Meisel
As you may already know, Vogue Italia's put out a "Black Issue" recently, featuring more than 20 black models throughout its pages, including Yasmin Warsame.

If you haven't seen the July issue yet, here are some of the Next model's remarkable images, captured by Steven Meisel.

Yasmin Warsame
Next's Yasmin Warsame, in Vogue Italia's Black Issue




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