There are some things for which money, distance, even the law, are no object. If you have a muse, this won't be news to you. Here's the incredible but true story of how Mugler's new creative director Nicola Formichetti discovered Rick Genest—aka Rico, aka Zombie Boy, aka that guy with the mad skull

Here's the incredible but true story of how Mugler's new creative director Nicola Formichetti discovered Rick Genest—aka Rico, aka Zombie Boy, aka that guy with the mad skull tattoo on his face—and got him to walk in his debut men's collection, basically becoming the face of Mugler. Of...

Rick Genest with his tatted up face, artfully done to look like a skeleton, was discovered on Craigslist and became the face of Thierry Mugler, under Creative Director Nicola Formichetti and his right hand lady, literally, Lady Gaga. It might seem that a face like that has one trick pony...

" 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 (heh). Most recently he was spotted in the November issue of Inked magazine (how...

Rick Genest in Schön! 14 - Strike!. Photo: Courtesy of Schön! 14 - Strike!/Matthew Lyn Ohmygah. Even MORE face revealed—this time just the panda eyes are left behind. We're into it. And we're into his hippie James Long sweater. Hot. (Literally. That thing looks warm.) Rick Genest in...

Now a heavily tattooed guy, Rick Genest, has found its way from Facebook to Fashion book as he took the world by storm with a little help from Thierry Mugler. Get ready to radically change your tattooed perspective associating (really) heavy ink with flowers and flowery jewelry! Fashion...

Before he became Zombie Boy, Rick Genest was just a white Canadian guy with no tattoos. And for those of us who weren't around to see his skin unadorned, photographer Matthew Lyn gave us a glimpse at what he might have looked like for Schön magazine. Call it an example of Photoshop used in a...

There are some things for which money, distance, even the law, are no object. If you have a muse, this won't be news to you. Here's the incredible but true story of how Mugler's new creative director Nicola Formichetti discovered Rick Genest—aka Rico, aka Zombie Boy, aka that guy with the mad skull

Rick Genest also features in this issue, shot by Matthew Lyn and styled by Kay Korsh. She creates contrast with his tattoos, putting plaid and striped patterns on his skin. In a few especially interesting shots, Rick shows parts of his face unpainted, immediately drawing the viewer's...

You may recognize Rick Genest, also known as , from Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video or those incredible Dermablend ads. He's 's muse, and has covered several magazines. This guy has ink from his head (or, rather, exposed brain) to his toes, and the fashion industry industry is completely...

 

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