the last few years i’ve had fun making an “international it list” (here is 2011 and 2012‘s). a list of people who have i think have “it”, that special something that sets them apart and that i think we will be seeing more of- and guess what? you are!
a few weeks ago i gave you an update on kendra spears, who in now about to become a princess, last week an update on interior designer nick olsen who landed a cover on the world of interiors, and now i’m giving you an update on model RJ King!
rj king was discovered in st. louis a few years ago and landed his first gig with calvin klein. then sometime after that he started hanging with the valentino posse. that was the first sign he was going to be a big “it!” another sign is his fresh all-american look- he has that smile and that energy that make you take notice!
these days not many male models make big covers. it’s usually all about celebrities. well rj got the cover of vogue italia with none other than supermodel linda evangelista and one of my favorite male models, the very handsome john pearson, shot by steven meisel of course. what makes this even bigger, is it’s the 25th anniversary issue of vogue italia. there were six different covers to celebrate the happy occasion.
i know, it’s not like he is marrying a prince or anything, however, it’s a very big deal! two years ago st. louis, now the cover of the year- that’s why RJ King is “it!’