Runway Traffic: Bastiaan

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Published January 28, 2009

 

 

Last week, Bastiaan (Re:Quest) treated the runways in Milan and Paris like a treadmill. He was everywhere, with no end in sight. He can wear anything—leather trousers, a skirt; shawl collr, shirtless. We wanted to get him talking before hitting New York; hence this questionnaire.

 

 

Name: Bastiaan

 

Agency: Re:quest

 

Shows walked Milan: Gucci, Prada, Burberry, Gianfranco Ferré, Salvatore Ferragamo, Moschino, Zegna, Costume National, Montclair, Thom Browne.

Shows walked Paris: Hugo Boss, Louis Vuitton, Dries Van Noten , Kenzo , Junya Watanabe , Julius.

Birth date: 12/24/1989

Discovery: I did a fashion show for my favorite store in Holland. A photographer scouted me and sent me to Tony Jones Management in Amsterdam.

First big gig:
Dior Homme campaign

Favorite city:
London

Music:
the new Coldplay album, MGMT

Hobbies: Traveling, driving sports cars.

Modeling Lesson:
I learned to be more responsible and independent, especially when I am away from my family. Also I came to understand that my own discipline is very important to be successful.