There’s a new trend in male modeling: muscles. The skinny, angular men we’ve seen on runways are being replaced by abs of steel. Blazing the trail is 22-year-old rising star Danny Schwarz. Premier Management signed the former British D.J. two years ago, and only months later Calvin Klein cast him as an exclusive in Milan. Booking a CK exclusive is an immediate career jump start, and it worked. So far he’s shown off his carved six-pack for GQ, 10 Magazine, and Esquire editorials, a Mario Testino–shot D&G campaign, and walked for everyone from Tommy Hilfiger to Givenchy to Versace. And it doesn’t hurt that Steven Meisel has taken a liking to him — the photographer shot him for Missoni, Pepe Jeans, and Calvin Klein campaigns, the latter of which ended up being a too-hot-for-TV Calvin Klein Jeans commercial involving a threesome, which was later banned. So not only is Schwarz perfectly chiseled, he’s also a bad boy and a walking fantasy. What’s not to love?
Model Profile: Danny Schwarz
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