Mathias is a Danish model from Copenhagen, Denmark and has been featured in numerous ad campaigns including Jil Sander, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Lacoste and Hermes
He was discovered in 2003 and is currently signed with Ford Models in Paris, New York Model Management and Scoop in Copenhagen. He is considered to be one of the best male models, and has landed many lucrative contracts, for example the Gucci Pour Homme II fragrance. His runway credentials include opening shows for Herm&amp;amp;egrave;s, Belstaff, Jill Stuart and closing for both Valentino and John Galliano.
He has appeared in editorials for L'Uomo Vogue, Vogue Paris, Numero Homme, GQ and Details. The photographers he has worked with include Karl Lagerfeld and Richard Avedon. Avedon photographed Lauridsen for a Hermes ad editorial in 2004 that proved to be one of the photographers last works.
He was ranked number 1 on models.com Top 50 Male Models list for more than two years. Recently he was replaced by Baptiste Giabiconi but was moved to the new and more prestigious Top Male Modeling Icons, making the list at 10. Lauridsen was the youngest model to appear on the list. He is also ranked 2 in the list of the most successful male models in the world, published by Forbes.
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