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Dec 07/2014
PHOTOGRAPHY Pedersen STYLING Cassy Meier HAIR Simone and Toma (Fuss Salon) MAKEUP Katie Matson MODELS Olivia Billsten + Charli Elber
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Twenty-two-year-old model and aspiring actor Derek Chadwick is on the rise. In a millennial dream moment, he was discovered through his growing popularity on Instagram. Charming and unquestionably sexy, the young New Yorker embodies the essence of the perfect 90’s hunk. We spent the day with Derek in L.A. talking about his new career and his thoughts on the industry. G—How did you get started into modelling? DC—I’ve always also been in love with fashion. I started using Instagram as a platform to showcase clothing I really liked and then it sort of just kept growing organically from there. I got spotted via Instagram and I’ve been professional modeling for only a few months. G—What was your first modeling job? DC—Urban Outfitters. They reached out saying they had a campaign I would be perfect for and gave me the freedom to pick the clothing I wanted to wear. G—How would you describe your personal style? DC—90s vintage, I love pastels and faded denim. My personal style is always evolving. 2018 will have lots of different colors and feels. G—What do you do to stay in shape? DC—I do a lot of cardio, mainly sprints because it’s a good strong workout

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