Topic: Rick Genest

Editorials: Zombie Boy Lands A Cover Spread In Fashion Magazine

Editorials: Zombie Boy Lands A Cover Spread In Fashion Magazine

Nicola Formichetti’s Thierry Mugler muse Rick Genest–”Zombie Boy” as the fashion press has taken to affectionately nicknaming him–landed an ed (and accompanying cover) in Polish glossy Fashion shot by Mateusz Stankiewicz. Genest is, after all, repped by one of the best of the best agencies (Ford) and the photos are pretty striking… not just on account of his full body ink. He may have more staying power than we’d expect from an unknown found via Facebook with head-to-toe tattoos and no modeling experience. More »

Gallery: We’re Loving The Full Mugler Campaign

Gallery: We're Loving The Full Mugler Campaign

The images from the new Fall 2011 Mugler by Nicola Formichetti campaign have been all over and every time I see one I’m just kind of charmed. Their appeal is mostly tattoo-swathed former-nobody Rick Genest who now serves as full-time muse to Mugler creative director and Lady Gaga BFF Nicola Formichetti (who, so the story goes, found Genest on Facebook). The campaign was shot by Mariano Vivanco under the direction of Formichetti and although the images of Genest are obviously arresting and pretty menacing, they also have a lightness and a real sense of humor (like the house of Mugler itself). Do you agree? More »