VINCENT MICHAUD'S WORK AS A MODEL

Vinny Michaud Calvin Klein Fashion show Model Vincent Michaud

 

A MUSE AND PERFORMER IN HIS OWN RIGHT AND MAYBE MOST WELL KNOWN FOR HIS WORK AS A MODEL.  WITH A SUBTLE CUREER THATS SPANS ALMOST 15 YEARS STARTING AT THE AGE OF 15. THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL VINNY WORKED ODD JOBS, EVEN DRAWING CHARCOAL PORTRAITS FOR TOURISTS ON SANTA BARBARA’S STATE ST.  Where APPROACHED BY PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS FROM SCHOOLS LIKE : THE BROOKS INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND PAUL JASMIN’S CLASS AT THE PASADENA ART CENTER IN CALIFORNIA. MUCH TO HIS SURPRISE HE BEGAN EARNING MONEY working as a MODEL. 

DIRECTLY AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL HE MOVED TO THE NEIGHBORING CITY OF LOS ANGELES.   STILL A TEENAGER AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES HE QUICKLY BECAME SIGNED AS A MODEL / ACTOR WITH L.A.’S M MODEL MANAGEMENT & TOP HOLLYWOOD COMMERCIAL AGENT JOHN PIERCE AT JPA. WHERE HE BEGAN WORKING ON VARIOUS SETS AS TALENT ACTING & MODELING. APPEARING IN SMALL INDEPENDENT FILMS, TARGET TV COMMERCIALS AND IN A NUMBER OF MUSIC VIDEOS FOR ARTISTS LIKE: THE VINES, THE GOO GOO DOLLS, CRISTINA AGUILERA AND OTHERS WITH DIRECTORS LIKE: DAVID LA CHAPELLE. 

ALSO PHOTOGRAPHING WITH THE LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD FILM PHOTOGRAPHER ELLIOT MARKS BEFORE HIS DEATH. HE THEN APPEARED IN A FASHION EDITORIAL FOR SPIN MAGAZINE TITLED “DAY TRIPPERS” ALONGSIDE MTV CULT MUSIC PERSONALITY JESI KEMP AND ICELANDIC SUPERMODEL THELMA THORMARSDOTTIR, SHOT ON LOCATION IN THE MOJAVE DESERT BY RESPECTED PHOTOGRAPHER JUSTINE PARSONS STYLED BY then SPIN & now nylon FASHION DIRECTOR DANIELA JUNG.

UPON HIS RETURN TO NEW YORK AT THE AGE OF 18 REPRESENTED BY NEW YORK MODEL MANAGEMENT WITH TOP BRITISH AGENT DAVID RALF. ALONG WITH REPRESENTATION BY MULTIPLE AGENCIES IN EUROPE LIKE : BEATRICE IN MILAN, GROUP IN SPAIN AND OTHERS. VINNY BEGAN MODELING FULL TIME DOING PHOTO SHOOTS, SHOW ROOM JOBS & FASHION SHOWS WALKING FOR DESIGNERS ON RUNWAYS ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR MANY FASHION WEEKS IN CITIES LIKE NEW YORK, LONDON, PARIS, MILAN & MADRID. ALSO WALKING THE ABC TV FASHION ROCKS BENEFIT FASHION SHOWS.  

APPEARING IN AN ENDLESS LIST OF PORTRAITS, PICTORIALS & EDITORIALS FOR MAGAZINES THAT INCLUDE : W, VOGUE, VOGUE HOMME, ITALIAN VOGUE, VISIONAIRE, V MAN, HARPERS BAZZAR, INTERVIEW, ROLLINGSTONE, SPIN, GQ, DETAILS, NEW YORK TIMES, LONDON TIMES, ID, DAZED & CONFUSED, ANOTHER MAGAZINE, ANOTHER MAN, NYLON, NUMERO, POP & OTHERS. 

ALONG WITH MANY ADDS AND CAMPAIGNS THE LONG LIST OF DESIGNERS AND BRANDS HE’S WORKED FOR AS A MODEL INCLUDE :  WESTWOOD, Marc jacobs, MCQUEEN, DIOR, BALENCIAGA, VALENTINO, KENNETH COLE, D SQUARED, FUGIWARA, JONATHAN RICHMOND, three asfour, Assembly new york, ANDREW MACKENZIE, Andrew buckler, adidas, NIKE, levis,  DIESEL, ICEBERG, WRANGLER, AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS & OTHERS.

 ALSO APPEARING AS THE PRINCIPLE MODEL FOR CALVIN KLEIN’S RELAUNCH OF ITS ICONIC CK ONE FRAGRANCE CAMPAIGN AND TV COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHED BY DAVID SIMS AND DIRECTED BY FABIAN BARRON. WHERE ALONG WITH APPEARING ON BILLBOARDS ALL OVER THE WORLD, HE WAS ASKED TO APPEAR ON THE FRAGRANCE BOTTLE.  HE’S BEEN PAINTED BY MANY GREAT PAINTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHED BY A DISTINGUISHED GROUP OF ICONS IN THE WORLD OF PHOTOGRAPHY THAT INCLUDE : DAVID ARMSTRONG, DAVID LA CHAPELLE, MARIO TESTINO, ANNIE LEIBOVITZ, TERRY RICHARDSON, ELLEN VON UNWERTH, RYAN MCGINLEY & OTHERS.

IN 2009 VINNY LEFT NEW YORK MODEL MANAGEMENT AND THE PROFESSION TO FOCUS ON HIS ARTISTIC WORK. THOUGH HE'S APPEARED ON A NUMBER OF PROJECTS AS A MUSE AND ARTISTIC VESSEL SINCE. WORKING AS A MODEL ON A PART TIME BASIS THROUGH DIRECT BOOKING OR REQUEST ONLY AT THIS BUSY AND ELEVATED POINT IN HIS ARTISTIC CAREER. DO TO REQUEST,  HE WALKED NEW YORK'S SPRING SUMMER 2016 FASHION WEEK AS WELL AS RECENTLY HAVING BEEN SET TO DO THE MARC JACOBS SS16 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN ALSO SHOT BY DAVID SIMS WITH ART DIRECTOR AND STYLIST KATIE GRAND.  

VINNY WAS ALSO JUST RECENTLY PHOTOGRAPHED ALONGSIDE LIZZY JAGGER FOR VOGUE ITALIA'S SEPTEMBER 2016 ISSUE SHOT BY VICENT PETERS AND STYLED BY VALENTINA SERRA. 

 

 

Vogue Italia Films / Sept. 2016 Issue / Directed by Amir Saeidiani / Fashion Director Valentina Serra / Featuring - Lizzy Jagger & Vinny Michaud ( Elizabeth Jagger & Vincent Michaud) / Along with - Alexandra Richards, Ruby Aldridge, Hannelore Knuts, Athena Wilson, Casey Legler & Jesse Rutherford

 
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