As part of our fashion coverage for AW13 we've recruited a handful of our favourite male models to tweet and instagram their way through the show season. So far we've enjoyed Ben Smallwood’s conceptual approach to Instagram, the pithy tweeting of Reece Sanders, some backstage snaps from Ben Jarvis and the sights of Milan courtesy of Jacob Mallinson Bird. We’ve also got Miles Langford and Jester White on the case. And you’ll find Twitter-shy Pascal Bonvie lurking about on Instagram. As Milan gets going, most of our pretty boys are already on continental soil (with a few more joining once we reach Milan and Paris.) Track them with #dazedmodelarmy and join in the conversation at @Dazed_Fashion. Enjoy!
Signed to Tomorrow is Another Day, Essex boy Ben Jarvis has been showing us some of the perks of fashion week, from the "rabbit food" on offer to his #paradise hotel room. Having already walked for MAN and Richard Nicoll this week, Ben is now attending castings in Milan.
A model for Nevs, Ben Smallwood opened Marc by Marc last season and has (so far) found himself treading the catwalk for Hackett this time round. He's been keeping us thoroughly entertainted with some rather elusive photos. Check 'em out!
JACOB MALLINSON BIRD
Also signed to Tomorrow is Another Day, Jacob Bird has been showing us the sights of Milan, plus snippets of overheard conversations: "Could you not lean on the wall, please... It's fashion". This week he's walked for MAN and received a tweet from Jodie Harsh telling him he's hot stuff...as if he / we / you didn't already know.
The tattooed model signed to Elite is a catwalk regular – walking for Ann Demeulemeester, Mugler, Lanvin, Pringle, Diesel, and Dries to name a few last season (not to mention becoming a McQ favourite). After making an appearance in the Siegel show and Quasimi presentation this week, he's now on his way to Milan following a quick diversion to the Liverpool passport office. Impressive.
Pascal Bonvie, signed to Premier, appeared on 15 runways last season, including 3.1 Phillip Lim Men, Acne, Jil Sander and Raf Simons. Model friends pulling funny faces is his thing.
Signed to FM, Reece Sanders has achieved a lot in a short space of time, starting with an editorial for Hero before going on to walk for Dior, and scoring himself Topman's AW12 campaign. We’re pretty fond of Reece’s observations – particularly that he has long legs, which have proven useful when it comes to fast tracking himself to castings in a freezing Milan.