THE SOURCE

Zoolan­der is back; a new tune for the younger Day-lewis; es­sen­tial gear for the board­room; Os­car pre­dic­tions, and Ryan Reynolds braves it as a su­per­hero (again).

GQ (Australia) - - INSIDE -

It all started out­side the Chanel ate­lier in Paris. Gabriel-kane Day-lewis bumped into Karl Lager­feld and ended up in the de­signer’s casino-in­spired fash­ion show last July. On hit­ting the cat­walk, he joined the likes of fel­low good-look­ing prog­eny Dy­lan Bros­nan who’s walked for Saint Lau­rent, DKNY model Raf­ferty Law, and var­i­ous Beck­hams. But it’s mu­sic, not walk­ing, that Day-lewis has his sights on. “I’ve been able to achieve fi­nan­cial in­de­pen­dence and have started making a name for my­self,” he tells GQ. “Though it’s opened doors for me, I don’t fore­see a life­long ca­reer in mod­el­ling.” The 20-year-old re­cently pro­duced his first EP, Ev­ery Scar is a Heal­ing Place, with well-re­ceived sin­gle ‘Ink in My Veins’ re­leased late last year. “Mu­sic is all about making your­self vul­ner­a­ble. Cre­at­ing art is about shar­ing a piece of your­self, even if that means ex­pos­ing weak­nesses.” And what of the per­cep­tion his bur­geon­ing pro­file is due to hav­ing hitched a ride on his Os­car-win­ning fa­ther’s coat-tails? “It’s frus­trat­ing be­cause I’ve made ev­ery­thing hap­pen for my­self with­out de­pend­ing on any­one else,” he says. “I don’t ex­pect sym­pa­thy – just re­spect. I’d like to be seen as my own per­son.” Ev­ery Scar is a Heal­ing Place is avail­able now on sound­cloud.com

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