Scene and Heard

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Modelresource continues to track Laurence, who we first showed you in November.

Richard's 5'10" redhead appears in the new issue of [Dress to] Kill, photographed by Maude Arsenault.

The story "Remix" features makeup & hair by Leslie-Ann Thomson and styling by Yso (both Folio).



Richard's Laurence (with Folio in Montréal) in [Dress] to Kill, by Maude Arsenault
makeup & hair: Leslie-Ann Thomson (Folio); styling: Yso (Folio)

June 27, 2011

A couple months ago Modelresource added Annabelle Cho Model Placement to our directory of Toronto agencies, to coincide with the new venture's first model search.

Annabelle Cho has enjoyed a very successful international career, and is now building a scouting and management company, built around her extensive experience.

Her first model search produced Dervla, who is now signed to Ford.

The 5'8" Irish expatriate, as part of her model search prize package, won a shoot with Christopher Wadsworth (, the results of which have now been published in Z!NK.




Ford's Dervla (mother agent: Annabelle Cho) for Z!NK, by Christopher Wadsworth
stylist: Luis Zulaykha (Push Artists); makeup: Marcia Garnes (Ford Artists)

June 24, 2011

Ford's Autumn in the latest Filler story, photographed by Los Angeles photographer Zhang Jingna (




Ford's Autumn (mother agent: Chantale Nadeau) for Filler, by Zhang Jingna
styling: Corey Ng (Page One); makeup & hair: Diana Carreiro (Page One)

June 22, 2011

Modelresource introduced you to CoverModels' Ashlee in May, and now just weeks later she appears with James G (also CoverModels) for Urban Attitude's Spring/Summer 2012 campaign.

Photographed by Robert Gaudette (, the campaign also features a video directed by the former Featured Photographer.

CoverModels' Ashlee for Urban Attitude, by Robert Gaudette

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CoverModels' Ashlee and James for Urban Attitude, by Robert Gaudette

June 17, 2011

Modelresource tweeted about this earlier, but it's worth posting here too, since it shows the level of cooperation Toronto's industry is starting to acheive.

Sutherland Models hosted a "Celebration" party Tuesday evening, and rather than limiting the guest list to models and clients, agency owner Ann Sutherland extended the invitation to Toronto's other agencies.

A year ago it would have been inconceivable that competitors would attend such a gala, but frequent communication and gestures of goodwill have truly broken down barriers.

Far too many industry types showed their support Tuesday, for me to mention here, but have a look at the agency's blog to get a sense of how big a deal this really was.

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Agency owner Ann Sutherland with Sutherland male models

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(from left): Push's Kris Lyon and Alan Thomas Smith;
B&M's Leila Canon-Ahern and Mel Mateus

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Elite booker Matti Gidilevich (right)

June 16, 2011

The new issue of Plaid just launched, and with it this new beauty story featuring Sutherland Models' Claire Oleson, photographed by Sean Penhall (

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Claire Oleson

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Sutherland Models's Claire Oleson in Plaid, by Sean Penhall
styling: Manjit Gill (Plutino Group); beauty editor: Robert Weir (Ford Artists)

June 13, 2011

I caught this stunning new face on

Paige is an Edmontonian by birth, now living in Penticton, B.C.

The 5'9" green-eyed blonde is signed to Richard's in Vancouver.

Richard's 5'9" new face Paige, by Renat Touichev
styling: Paulo A. Vallejo; makeup & hair: Maryann Richardson (Judy Inc)

June 10, 2011

Another great guy new to the Toronto scene.

6'2" Ben Clark signed with Sutherland Models just last week.

Born in Ajax, ON, he moved up the road to Port Perry at age six and grew up playing hockey.

According to his booker, Daisy Chew, the 18-year-old is already creating a lot of buzz around town.

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Sutherland's 6'2" new face Ben Clark

June 9, 2011

Check out this Toronto new face.

6'1½" Ethan is a Toronto college student, who plays bass guitar, longboards and snowboards.

Brand new to the industry, he's got the team at B&M (understandably) pretty excited about his prospects.


B&M's 6'1½" new face Ethan

June 6, 2011

A quick update on CoverModels' Hans.

The 6'2" brunette is currently in Milan (with Major), after a three month stay in Shanghai.

This Uniqlo campaign image was shot in January, while Hans was in New York (with Q Models).

CoverModels' Hans for Uniqlo

June 1, 2011

Emily Bruhn has earned herself a bit of a break from travel.

The Lexington model (with Next in Montréal and Toronto) just returned from four months in Athens and Istanbul, where she had a grand total of four days off.

With 22 new editorials (including Harper's Bazaar, Cosmo and Stuff) the 5'8" blue-eyed blonde is now back in Vancouver until August.

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Lexington's Emily Bruhn, tearsheets from Greece and Turkey

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