Issue 5 “Lessons” Out Now!

5 October 2013

It is an exciting time for Boys by Girls Magazine and its readers; the fifth issue has just been released, so be sure to pick up a copy! The issue is being released worldwide, and will be out in London first, then make its way to fashion cities of the world. It is key for us to make each issue as special as the last and more. Boys by Girls is ever evolving, and this issue feels like a butterfly that has just been released into the big wide world. If we aren't flying anywhere near you soon, it will also be available to buy online.

Each of our print issues follows its own theme, and this time the theme is "Lessons". It is all about the lessons you learn as you are growing up. Staying true to the roots of BBG, the issue explores adolescence and the young man of today. We continue to create stories of the boys that are true to our hearts often capturing them in an intimate and homely environment, as well as sharing stories that everybody can relate to of friendships and falling in love for the first time. Through these tales, we offer you a glimpse into the world of the boys that we work with.


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ORDER ONLINE:
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Cover 1 above: Matthew Bell (Elite Models London) photographed by CECILIE HARRIS and styled by CHAD BURTON. Matthew wears VIVIENNE WESTWOOD MAN.

We are so excited to offer two covers this time; a fashion cover and a talent cover. The first is with a very familiar Matthew Bell at Elite Models London; who our regular readers will know has been features in our last three issues. This time we see a more mature and sophisticated Matthew, representing how he has taken the fashion industry by storm in the last year, now listed on models.com as one of the top male models in the world. It is with proudness he graces our fashion cover.

Cover 2 above: Union J photographed by CECILIE HARRIS and styled by CHAD BURTON. Union J wear TOPMAN and Shoes by KURT GEIGER.

Another thing that makes us equally excited is that we are now expanding to include not just models, but also talent. To mark this, we are featuring the very talented Union J on our cover!

It was an absolute pleasure to work with Union J for our talent cover of the magazine - the four part band has the perfect Boys by Girls vibe about them, especially with their recent X Factor journey and growth into their new career with their debut album releasing 28th of October, 2013. Most of you will be familiar with Union J, and in the issue we share more of their story within an interview feature, that also includes several gorgeous images. We will share more previews of that later, so stop by for that or make sure to get the magazine to see the full 8 pages.

Above: Illustration by Felix Feltham on our back cover.

The front covers aren't all there is to get excited for, as we also bring you a unique back cover - an illustration by Felix Feltham, one of the stunning models featured in the issue. We are a big fan of showcasing the talent of the boys that we work with, so it made us happy to be able to feature this illustration in such a prominent way. The boys in this industry has so much to give and say, and we love to be an instrument for them to voice it.

Words by Justine Hyde-Mobbs.

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