One of the top icons of the male modelling industry, Werner Schreyer is a trailblazer, paving the way for male models everywhere.
Throughout his two decade spanning career, he has worked with some of the most prestigious photographers and fashion designers and modelled for some of the most recognisable campaigns globally. Born on March 10, 1970 in Vienna, Schreyer likes the simple but active life, telling World of Models that he loves “sports, soccer, martial arts, mountain biking, running and nature.”
Following his graduation from the European School of Economic and Social Sciences in Vienna, Schreyer was kindly told by his mother that it was time to get out of the apartment and into the real world. Lacking direction himself, his mother suggested modelling as everything he wore seemed tailor made for him. This served as the catalyst for Schreyer and he joined a modelling agency in Austria before quickly going global. A new star was born.
Soon after his international debut, a fateful encounter in London with legendary photographer, Mario Testino put him on the road to superstardom. It wasn’t long until Schreyer was working on campaigns for Versace, Armani, Guess, Calvin Klein, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. Not just a photoshoot model, Schreyer could also be found strutting his stuff on the runway, appearing on the catwalks of London, Paris and Milan for several prestigious designers. Working with some of the best fashion photographers in the world, including Mario Testino, Herb Ritts and Bruce Weber helped Schreyer become one of the most recognisable faces in the fashion industry.
BLUE STEEL NEW NETFLIX FILM SERIES
In this Netflix Original Series presented by Male Supermodel David Gandy we explore the emergence of a new kind of God, with the rise of the male Supermodel. Whatʼs the recipe for a male Supermodel ? A dash of charm, 5% body fat and shredded muscles, a boatload of raw sex appeal, and a decent sprinkle of really good luck.
The ensemble cast of Blue Steel have that something special that has allowed them to stand toe to toe in an industry dominated by the Glamazons of the opposite sex. They are trailblazers and trendsetters. They have both set and broken records for their sex in the business. Most of whom fell into the industry quite by accident, theyʼve left some deep imprints along the way, altering the perception of male beauty standards. The men depicted within this series have more than their faces on billboards, and names sewn into the fabric of brands. They have built legends and left legacies, and itʼs precisely why they deserve to be called ‘Supermodelsʼʼ just like their famous female counterparts.
A New Netflix Original Series, Presented by David Gandy Featuring the lives and legends of :
And of course David Gandy
STORY by Zoe Burrell
NARRATION by Annalisa Astarita
EDITED by Michelle Wang
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