John JNL Leon

Clothing Designer Male Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
My Website: Website
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/jnlfashiondesigns
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About Me

John Leon, Fashion Designer and Model. Leon has been freelance modeling for 4 years and has been designing and creating women's clothing since 2011. He first began sketching women’s clothing at the very young age of 5.

Leon began to sketch women's clothing without having any understanding that he was beginning a career in fashion design. When he attended 4th grade his artwork was noticed by his teachers. They saw potential in John, and encouraged him to pursue a career in the fashion industry. As years went by he started developing a better understanding of fashion and the industry. Leon then realized that becoming a Fashion Designer would be his ultimate goal in life.

By the age of 19, Leon had shown in Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey, and premiered his first collection (titled Puncture), alongside Shay Sutton, of Scripted Designs, and her Angels and Demons collection in Philadelphia in 2011. Puncture was a perfect fusion of Punk Sensibility and Couture, the two inspirations for his first collection. With this collection he wanted to show his aesthetic, inspired from his personal sense of style. He wanted to make this collection very personal, since it was his first.

Now, at the age of 21, Leon is coming back with his second collection, Beauty Killer, releasing some time in 2013. Beauty Killer is inspired by Leon's biggest fashion idol, Alexander McQueen. Leon believes that McQueen was the Beauty Killer of the fashion industry. He believes McQueen created an unprecedented genre in the fashion world; an aesthetic that warrants further exploration and development.


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My apologies if I haven't got back to anyone's messages and comments. I am very grateful for all your comments and messages! I will get back to everyone as soon as possible. Been busy with creating my NEW collection. I will be looking forward to be working with anyone who will be interested in working with me as soon as the collection is finished. So feel free to leave your contact info or any ideas u may have and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Thanks so much!
-JNL

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PEOPLE I HAVE WORKED WITH HERE ON MODELMAYHEM

Photographers:
Troofire Photo #1308567
Jayce Mirada #225054
Jeff Goodwin #1521929
Olivia WC #1132655
John Treichler #594857

Models:
Ashley Mazyck #1377720
Jynxd Hazard #1170923
Sunshine Lovejoy #1869013
Gerube Valdez #1138267
KIRA #1908640
Jenna Rae Lee #1939342

Makeup Artist:
Neverland Glamour #1461060
Makeup By Rose Roma #2179345
Melissa Luther #2520024

Hair Stylist:
Hair By Chelsea #1971471
Brittiany Cunningham

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