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"The Color Issue" of Iconography Magazine

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So I’ve been doing a bit more contributing elsewhere and one of the publications I contribute to is Iconography Magazine. For their 9th issue, they chose the theme of “The Color Issue” and in light of the movie “For Colored Girls” I penned an article about four male models entitled “Four Colored Boys.” Basically it consists of short clips on four important male models: David Agbodji at Re:Quest, Corey Baptiste at VNY, Jonathan Marquez at Click, and Zakaria Khiare of Ford Models.

FIXATE: Corey Baptiste

Showcard
Agency: VNY(NY)
Season: Summer/Spring 2011

I’m not even sure why I decided to add Corey Baptiste into this weeks Model Monday. I mean it wasn’t as if I just had alot of extra time on my hands. On the contrary, I should be driving across town right now. It just so happens that I saw his face in a Giorgio Armani image, more than likely from backstage at the Spring/Summer 2011 shows and picked him out. I then began to mentally recount the campaigns he’s shot for and the runways that he’s walked noting that he is normally the soul face of color. The angles of his face and the smoothness of his skin(oh how I wish my skin were that tight and could bounce light back as his does) no doubt account for this. Plus, he is unusually thin, or atleast seems so. Anyway, all of this lead up to me ransacking the internet to post this spotlight… and now I must literally run away to get things done.


Name: Corey Baptiste
Age:
Place of Origin:

Agencies
d’management(Milan)
VNY(NY)
Wilson Management


Runway
Banana Republic FW 2010
Victor Glemaud FW 2010
3.1 Philip Lim FW 2010
Rag N Bone FW 2010
Richard Chai FW 2010
Mackage FW 2010
DKNY FW 2010
Gap Fall 2010
Lacoste SS 2011
Academy of Art SS 2011
3.1 Philip Lim SS 2011
Rag & Bone SS 2011
Banana Republic SS 2011
DKNY SS 2011(Presentation)
J Crew SS 2011
Calvin Klein SS 2011
Canali SS 2011
Mik Cire by Eric Kim SS 2011
G-Star Raw SS 2011
Michael Kors SS 2011
General Idea SS 2011

Campaign
TNGT Fall 2010
DKNY Fall 2010
DKNY Fall 2010 (lookbook)
DKNY Jeans Fall 2010
United Colors of Benetton Fall 2010


Editorial
Vogue Hommes Japan #5(Pop Boys)
Visual Tales(Garden Party)
T Magazine(Solid Citizens)
GQ Style Germany(Fall Fashion)
City Magazine(Fantasy Football)