Nicola Formichetti: We were very lucky to have amazing archives, we were like kids and playful, enjoying the past. But it is a balance, there are only a few types of women who can wear that type of clothing now, we want to do something much more contemporary. For next season, we

and he's one of fashion's most unexpected muses. Montreal's Rick Genest (also known as Zombie Boy) is the talk of the fashion world thanks to Nicola Formichetti. After being appointed the new creative director for Thierry Mugler, Nicola discovered Rick on Facebook and quickly annointed him...

Rick Genest (Zombie Boy) before tattoos and Rick Genest for Ford Homme. Photo: Courtesy of Facebook/Ford Homme Rick Genest, also known as "Zombie Boy" for, um, obvious reasons, has been on EVERYONE'S radar as of late. He is the most-talked-about star of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video...

Zombie Boy in the November 2011 issue of "Inked." Photo: Courtesy of "Inked." Just when we think we can't become ANY more obsessed with Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" muse Zombie Boy aka Rick Genest, he always finds a way to weasel his cute little self back into our lives and knock us dead...

Zombie Boy Rick Genest and transgendered model Andrej Pejic for Auslander fall 2011. Photo: Made In Brazil Lady Gaga's favorite tattooed and shaved Zombie Boy (you know, the one she undulated with in her super hot "Born This Way" video) is not only an MTV Style favorite, but he's now a...

From the looks of it, life is pretty good for "Zombie Boy" Rick Genest right about now. He was plucked from relative obscurity by none other than famed fashion stylist Nicola Formichetti and his right-hand woman Lady Gaga, and in the past few months he's walked two Paris runways for Theirry...

com/) continues to impress in Issue 14, featuring two spectacular models, Rick "Zombie Boy" Genest in "Undercover," and the stunning Andrej Pejic in a simple, elegant editorial titled "Allure," shot by Christos Karantzolas. Stylist Kyle Anderson takes full advantage of Andrej's body, putting...

Rick "Rico" Genest without Tattoos Ever wondered what Rick Genest aka "Zombie Boy" looks like under those tattoos? Well now we know, thanks to the new Dermablend campaign videos. Dermablend has long been known as the brand used to cover scarring, tattoos and birthmarks and was looking for...

If, like me, you can't get enough of this mysterious, hopefully wounded-but-still-gentle alt model, the spring is looking up for Rico/Rick Genest/Zombie Boy: Not only is he on the cover of Fashion Magazine Poland (a delightfully descriptive name, indeed), but he'll be in and GQ, coming...

Canadian fashion model Rick Genest is the center of attention for GQ Italia this month. Known as "Zombie Boy", Genest has tattooed about 80% of his body in such a way to portray the idea of the decaying corpse and horror. A recent photoshoot by Aline & Jacqueline Tappia for GQ Italia capture...

 

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