** MOOSE ALI KHAN **



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Moose is the male modeling's savior to boredom. Hailed as being in the first elite group of male ‘supermodels’ created during the 80's.

Born in London, UK of Indian parents. With his brother Chazz alongside they became pioneers for ethnic models in the international fashion world, thrusting Moose to go on to become master in the original art of the runway.

Consistently creative and diverse in fashion shows, editorials and campaigns, he inspired the most avant garde to the most classic of designers.

Moose is still one of the most respected and professionally hard working male models since 1985, embracing a huge career that is still going strong. Conquering the modeling world with exotic sensuous elegance and a unique selling power that no model of any ethnic race could fully compete with. His "mesmerizing walk" or a funky strut captivated the designer collections in Paris, London, Milan, New York and Tokyo for over 14 years straight. Catching multiple campaigns yearly with some regular clients that span decades. Most of the industry would agree 'Moose certainly holds the secret key that many of today’s male models may never see'.

The unparalleled reign of the runways started with Yohji Yamamoto and on through the fashion doors of, Jean Paul Gaultier, Katherine Hamnett, Issey Miyake, Kenzo, Christian Dior, Hermes, Lanvin, YSL, Balmain, Paul Smith, Cerruti, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferre, Basile,Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Missoni, Helmut Lang, Byblos, Krizia, Rykiel, Carlo Pignatelli, Paco Rabanne, Marithé & François Girbaud, Lowe, Smalto, Diesel, John Richmond, Ozwald Botang and many, many, many more.


- Included in the Best of British book, secured Moose as one of Britain’s top models of all time.

- The only male model to be on 2 Spanish Elle for men covers.

The first man to advertise Virginia Slims.

- Featured in the first music video for Jean Paul Gaultier directed by Mondino.



- Featured as art projects from visionary Dutch artists Micha Klein and R.E.L as well as immortalized through sculptured shop window mannequins of leaders in their field Adel Rootstien UK.

The only Indian model to have numerous memorable fashion stories in: American, British and Indian GQ, L’Uomo Vogue, Vouge Homme, German Manner Vogue, British & American Esquire, Mondo Uomo, Per Lui, Spoon, Stil, British and Spanish Elle, German Cosmopolitan, The Face as well as many more.


Shooting with the best iconic and contemporary photographers such as: Albert Watson, Nathaniel Goldberg, Michel Haddi, Martin Brading, Aldo Fallai, William Klein, Nick Knight, Mondino, Lance Stadler, Koto Bolofo, Walter Chin, Nadir, Pamela Hanson, Michel Comte, Christian Moser, Hans Peter Schneider, Dewy Nicks, Allard Honigh, Steven Lyon, Andrew Macpherson, Michael Jenssen, Aldo Martinelli, Nick Briggs, Kurt Markus ,Noboru Morikawa, Enrique Badulescu, Arthur Elgort, Pepe Botella, Michel Perez and of course countless more.

Advertising campaigns, clients and commercials include: Kenzo, Byblos, H&M, Paco Rabanne perfume, YSL, Rene Lezard, Carlo Pignatelli, Perry Ellis, Issey Miyake, Faconable, Brunello Cucinelli, Zegna, Target, Macys. Khols, Norsdtrom, Eddie Baur, Rochester, Bon Marche, JC Penneys, Next, Otto, Hiene, Quelle, Nekkerman, Fructis Garnier. L’Oreal, Cazal sunglasses, Jaguar Cars ,Nokia,Stimerol, Andre Shoes, Frixnet Cava, Asti Spumanti, Galuoise, Virginia Slims, Toyota cars even Shell oil and many more.

In 2003 Moose received a diploma in Acupuncture and a PhD in Applications with Human and Universal Energy for health, wellness and spiritual development. Practiced and taught as the head of faculty for Human and Universal Energy at the Open International University of Complementary Medicine in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Finding time between modeling jobs to host yoga retreats and teach workshops to help those in need of better health, relaxation spiritual nourishment.

A lover of arts especially music and dance, Moose became an intuitive musician playing percussion & Didgeridoo in dance clubs and concerts and now a leading performer for the new instrument called the ‘Hang’ drum. His first music album “The Yoga Sessions” released by Yoga Organix is now available on iTunes.

Moose was recently married to Yoga Teacher Alyson Khan and currently based in Los Angeles and embarking on promising acting & music career.

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All the info from his official website: http://moosealikhan.com/gallery.aspx, it includes a fantastic retrospectuve of his 80's work.

2 comments:

Gaby said...

Sorry, I posted a flattering comment about Moose in the next section down by mistake. Since I already praised him I will simply say he is great. Oh, and do you know if Cameron Alborzian's mother was British? I read somewhere that she was and that his father was Iranian.

Johec said...

that's right about Cameron, check out these pictures where he appears with her mother and father.

it's from a yahoo club dedicated to Cameron.

http://img208.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=78023_cameron-family_122_459lo.jpg

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