As Summer comes to a close, we re-discover TALENTMAN's “August Rush” filled with exciting advancements on behalf of our warriors. From spotting a ‘Piercing’ campaign face on Calvin Klein Platinum’s look books across South East Asia, to multiple feature stories on Fucking Young!, ZEE Lifestyle & Metro Society - August quickly turned into an unforgettable month of exposure all across the globe. In addition, TALENTMAN released its’ 2nd official agency campaign since the birth of TALENTMAN back in October 2014, featuring three mixed breeds making waves on the international circuit! With so many exciting milestones well on their way, we break it down for you in "The TALENTMAN Spotlight: August Rush“ as we take a trip down memory lane and savour some delightful moments of August 2016.
ZEE - WHO EVER SAID THREE WAS A CROWD?
TALENTMAN is thrilled to announce the official release of TALENTMAN’s Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign featuring our 'Star on the Rise’ Adryan Hanson, ‘Surfer Next Door’ Christopher Pfeffer and TALENTMAN’s Founder Michael Seifert clothed in the latest collections of Hugo Boss, Ermenegildo Zegna and Linda Farrow Eyewear. Joining forces and covering this spectacle was ZEE LIFESTYLE - one of the Philippine’s leading magazine publications in fashion & the official partner who released a 14-page exclusive fashion spread to honour the achievements of the agency thus far. Incase you’ve missed it, experience this one-of-a-kind collaboration all over again here.
**Special thanks to Kevin Pineda (Photography), Charmaine Palermo (Styling), Kenji O (Graphics), Queenmelo Esguerra (Grooming & Art Direction) and ZEE Lifestyle (Publishing).
MY OH MY - IT'S A TRIPLE THREAT, REGINE!
We’re excited to announce a brand new partnership collaboration between TALENTMAN & Regine David - a talented young Filipino fashion photographer who is making a name for herself out in New York. Through her artistic eye & creative direction, David has managed to bring out a vulnerable,sexy side in our warriors making August 2016 a steamy month.
In “Liam” by Regine David explores the androgynous beauty of American-Irish-Thai - the ‘Beguiling’ - Liam Samuels. David successfully brings out a sensual, dark side in Samuels producing some of Samuels’ strongest fashion images to date. View the full story on the blog here.
“Victor” by Regine explores the feminine side of masculinity, pushing boundaries in the form of embracing ones’ physical traits. This exclusive story quickly caught the eye of TEAM Magazine - the Philippines’ premier LGBT magazine who turned this spread in their main fashion story published in their August 2016 issue. Stay tuned for the exclusive images to be released on the blog this month!
Ever fantasised of an ‘Officer Off-Duty’? David captures the feeling & emotion as she photographs our 'Adryan' - ‘Star on the Rise’ Adryan Hanson in a private room at the Conrad Hotel, Manila. Through Davids’ exceptional eye, Hanson delivers a a metrosexual vibe extending his stellar work so far.
HUI - YOU'VE BEEN SPOTTED!
Fresh from his very successful catwalk season debut at New York Fashion Week (bagging 4 shows), our 'Piercing Asian' Cho Hui departs for Hong Kong to embark on a new adventure. Prior to this exciting new chapter, Hui joins the Calvin Klein family, modelling for their latest 2016 Platinum Collection. On top of this, Hui appears in an exclusive 10-part story for Fucking Young! - one of today’s most respected online publications.
A NEW BREED
The release of Metro Society’s August 2016 issue marks yet another milestone for TALENTMAN as our Founder Michael Seifert is featured as one of the countries’ most promising entrepreneurs making waves in the international scene of fashion. To see the full feature, click here.
In ‘Full Speed Ahead,’ - Metro Society’s main fashion story for the month - our ’Surfer Next Door’ Christopher Pfeffer paves the way in Burberry’s latest runway trends. Witness the full editorial story here.
NEW YORK, A CITY THAT MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE
TALENTMAN’s ‘Hungkarian’ Paul Molnar has quickly established himself amongst some of New Yorks’ biggest and best photographers. His puppy-eyes, Hungarian descent and perfectly-sculpted body continue to work in his favour. Check out his latest release captured through the lens of American photographer Joseph Lally here. Stay tuned for an exciting project TALENTMAN & Molnar are working on to be released at the end of the year. Make sure to follow him on Instagram @paulrevesz_ for exclusive updates!
3 WARRIORS ARE STUNG - BY THE TRAVELING BEE!
Our ‘Piercing Asian’ Cho Hui takes flight and travels to Hong Kong to join forces with one of the countries’ most successful agencies, Model One. Discovering new heights in Dubai is our 'Modern Man' Milan Truska who travels forth for a 3-month period. Venturing out for his first international placement is our ‘Dandy Dane’ Victor Steensig who like Hui sets foot on Hong Kong ground with agency leader, Primo Models. Expect some beautiful images & special announcements over the upcoming weeks!
THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE & WHAT'S COMING UP!
As the BIG Month of Fashion arrives, all eyes are on New York Fashion Week! In sync with this happening event, our warriors are spreading their wings, flying high & soaring! From South Africa to Italy, flights are booked, new markets to be explored & some exclusive announcements to be made this month! It’s going to be an EPIC one and we can’t wait to share it with you!
xx, THE TALENTMAN