Left, Sam. Right, Lukas.

male models sound off on beauty

Beautiful boys, talking beautiful things.

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10 November 2017, 7:16am

Left, Sam. Right, Lukas.

Jackson

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? I can't think of anything specifically, I like nature though — especially cool looking trees. Trees is my answer. What's something that people call 'ugly' that you find beautiful? Rainy weather. I like cloudy, rainy weather. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? Amy Schumer. What's the most beautiful book you've ever read? The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Rhys

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? Going back to where my family grew up in Papua New Guinea, seeing the beautiful people and culture. What's something that people call 'ugly' that you find beautiful? I really like chubby dogs haha. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? My family and friends. What's the most beautiful lyric you've ever heard? "Be careful of the thought-seeds you plant in the garden of your mind. For seeds grow after" — Funkadelic.

Isaiah

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? To me happiness is the most beautiful thing. It's pretty hard to pick one memory, but I do have one recollection of my mum and all six of my siblings all going to a park for a picnic that stands out. It was a good day and we were all so content, playing games and making jokes. That was beautiful to me anyways. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? My mum. What's the most beautiful lyric you've ever heard? Cyndi Lauper's True Colours: “But I see your true colours/Shining through/I see your true colours/And that’s why I love you/So don’t be afraid to let them show/Your true colours/True colours are beautiful/Like a rainbow.”

Sam Barrie

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? I'm normally not an 'absolute' person, but if I was to say the most beautiful thing I've ever seen it'd be the way a person's eyes twinkle when they talk about something they're truly passionate about. It just makes me hungry to fight more for what I love. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? The most beautiful person in my eyes would be me, because I know me more then I could another. I show love to others and give support where I can. I'm not claiming to be perfect in any way — I'm learning like the rest of us — nor claiming to be the most attractive person ever made, as I can appreciate the beauty of others around me. I'm simply afraid to say I love myself the most. For my strengths and weakness. I'm ever changing ever improving. It's hard and uncommon to hear as we are immediately looked at with judgement. The same way I love myself I tell others to love themselves. It's hard doing that when you're not living it. Go look at a mirror and tell yourself you're the most beautiful thing you've ever seen. At first it's somewhat funny, but do it consistently every day, when you see yourself. It will stick in time. If you believe it, it'll be easier for others to see it too.

Vince

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? The Khmer Magic Music Bus. A group of young Cambodian people in a tiny little bus, singing traditional pre-war songs about their town Kampot, for the Kampot Readers and Writers Festival. Moved me to tears. What's something that people call 'ugly' that you find beautiful? The Gibson Explorer. What's the most beautiful lyric you've ever heard? "Now I'll try hard to tell things just like they is/How my life was a desert before she came in/And wrecked it and ripped it and rubbed my nerves thin/How I liked to see her little feet pad around the house/The way she curled up quietly on the couch/I can still see her in my mind that way now/Aah I felt the luxury of her/I felt the luxury of her/I felt the luxury of her" — Iggy Pop, I Felt The Luxury.

Fergus Bailey

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? There’s a street in Bendalong that runs down almost to the beach, and a few friends and I sat admiring this very Australian beach town view having one of the best conversations of my life. It was the combination of the architecture, beautiful blue summer skies, rolling white clouds, and the unexpected natural beauty that really struck us. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? I’d have to say my girlfriend Cello. What's the most beautiful book you've ever read? The most beautiful book I’ve ever read is The Wind In The Willows, by Kenneth Grahame. I used to listen to an audiotape version of it narrated by Alan Bennett on cassette when I was younger, and anytime I re-read it it takes me right back to my childhood.

Luca

What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? You. What's something that people call 'ugly' that you find beautiful? Havaianas. Who's the most beautiful person in the world in your eyes? My mother. What's the most beautiful book you've ever read? Perfume, by Patrick Süskind.

Charlie

What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen? The snow at Big Bear, California. What's something that people call ‘ugly’ that you find beautiful? Graffiti. What's the most beautiful lyric you've ever heard? Death to the Lads, a song by The Smith Street Band. Not necessarily beautiful, but I find it funny because I don’t like ‘lads.’

credits


Photographer Hannah Scott-Stevenson
Styling Charlotte Agnew
Hair Taylor James @ Company 1
Makeup Gillian Campbell @ Company 1
Fashion assistant Shakirra Mae
Jackson @ IMG, Samuel @ Chic, Charlie @ FiveTwenty, Rhys, Fergus, Vince, Isaiah, Luca @ Kult