appearing for the debut issue of numero homme china, taiwanese male model godfrey gao appears for a stunning greyscaled cover shot by fan xin. you might recognize gao from his recent contracted campaign spot for louis vuitton, as he is the labels first ever male asian face. hailing from canada, godfrey grew up in vancouver after moving from taiwan in the 4th grade. growing up in north vancouver, gao has since moved back to taiwan & taken advantage of opportunities in the entertainment industry. in hopes of better representing asian male talent in the mainstream, gao is also in the works of perfecting both his singing & acting skills. poised to become the world’s first asian male supermodel, the industry has witnessed a spike in asian presence both on & off the runway; with big labels entering into china due to increased luxury demands & models like liu wen landing cosmetic contracts with increased high end presence. gao is among the new crop of asian model talents & im sure you’ll see more of him very soon. put him on your male model radar.
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