It's unusual for a model to play on both sides of the camera. In addition of being of the most sought-after faces in men's fashion, Michael Bailey Gates (@michaelbaleygates) is also an accomplished artist who dabbles in portrait photography, painting, and filmmaking.
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The Rhode Island native holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the School of Visual Arts, and his own surrealist universe populated by beautiful queer characters. This effervescence of creativity would almost makes us forget how cute and fun Michael is on social platforms, where he documents the making of his projects and shares his shoots for glossies such as Vogue Hommes International, i-D, and Arena Homme+.