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A Day in the Life of a Brand Spankin' New Male Model

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Meet Drew Parkin who has flown in just to walk in one of Chicago's hottest fashion shows TONIGHT for Fashion's Night Out. Join us as we put on our model shoes and be his shadow around the city (doing model things) for the day.


9:30AM - Here's the 22-year old Drew as he's waking up next to a late night snack of Nature's Valley granola bars, Gatorade and a issue of Michigan Avenue Magazine with Jenny McCarthy on the cover.


9:45AM - Getting in the shower, we have a looks at Drew's personal products...

After he brushes his teeth with Crest 3D Whitening (which we use and love too), he maintains his complexion with Proactive, and shaves. Then it's all soap & bubbles in the shower with Chicago-based ~H20+ Sea Marine shampoo and conditioner.


11:00AM - Hungry for a breakfast of Champions, a local foodie, Stacy recommends a River North favorite, Yolk, which is nearby the Hotel Felix where Drew's staying. Here, he's pictured with the "French Toast Supreme" which is a whopping portion of french toast, two eggs sunny side up, sausage, two slices of applewood bacon and a dainty orange slice as a garnish.


11:45AM - Being his first Fashion's Night Out and a fresh face to the modeling industry, his agency, Chosen Models has requested he stop by the office for a pep-talk and a new comp card photo. We watch as Director of Factor Runway, Bridget Halanski steps in and gets her hands dirty to snap an updated pic.


[Photo: James Atkins Photos]
3:00PM - Drew's getting in a quick (hour long) workout before he's got to be at Neiman Marcus at 4:30 for a fitting. Normally a regular at East Bank Club, today he's off-site sweating to the oldies dance tunes. We can't recognize the beats but boy, oh boy, is it pumping.


4:45PM - Finally, it's game time. Drew heads up to the vacant fourth floor of Neiman Marcus where the largest fashion show of the evening will take place. After he's fitted in F/W 2012 Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Burberry and Seven denim, he'll hang out backstage, waiting for the 7PM show to start.


7:15 - Drew walks in his three outfits on the fourth floor of Neiman Marcus on Michigan Ave... which is about to undergo a major remodel. We see the commotion backstage and decide to head out, leaving drew to the revelry on the Roof at theWit afterparty.
· Drew Parkin [Chosen Models]
· All Fashion's Night Out Coverage [Racked]