IKEMEN #1: Thanos Samaras

March 04, 2013 12:00 AM

IKEMEN (ē´k´mɛn): Japanese Slang

"REALLY, REALLY, RIDICULOUSLY GOOD LOOKING PEOPLE"

Name: Thanos Samaras

Profession: Actor/Hair Stylist

Origin: A city in northern Greece called Salonica

 

Your passions: 

I make movies, I style hair for editorials, I photograph dolls. I collect mannequin heads and I adore Dark Shadows, the 1960s mod-goth soap opera

 

If I weren’t me, I would be:

Howard Hughes or Katherine Hepburn

 

Best trait about yourself; physically and mentally:

I appreciate the fact that I have an autistic dedication to my missions, I get a job done. Physically, I am not particularly partial to any particular part of me, least of which, my lack of an upper lip

 

First thing in the morning:  

I decide whether I will be happy or gloomy. Then I pick an appropriate soundtrack and wardrobe for the day. I have to think these things up

 

Mealtime ritual:

French fries with truffle oil. I'm vegan but I cheat with good pizza. And bad pizza

 

Something you´d never do or give for money:  

Love

 

Have you experienced unrequited love, and what did you do about it:

If I can't win them, I'll sleep with people they have slept, to achieve a kind of closeness, via proxy. And then try again

 

Dream date:

Good teeth, impeccable hygiene, ingenious mind

 

Favorite designer:  

To dress; Tom Ford, Dries Van Noten, Raf Simons. To flutter over; Alexander McQueen, Galliano

 

Favorite musician:

Piaf, Moroder, Barbra. The soundtracks of the films BOOM! And Ash Wednesday

 

Favorite restaurant in NYC:

Balthazar, Fanelli's, Cafe Cluny, Tea and Sympathy and a filthy Chinese hole in the wall called Fast Wok on 7th Ave

 

 

WEBSITE: http://donteverloveme.com

 

 

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