Backyard Beauty: Griffin Avis-Foster
By Maria Maung
On our recent men’s editorial shoot we sat down with Chadwick’s model Griffin Avis Foster to get his take on lifestyle, personal style and what it takes to make it in the Sydney male modeling scene.
Describe yourself in a sentence?
A country boy at heart.
How long have you been modeling for?
Almost 3 years.
What's the best thing about your job?
The confidence we gain and the strength we learn to need due to constant rejection.
When you aren’t modeling what are you up to?
Living and breathing acting, the gym, working in a bar.
Tell us some of your career highlights/ memorable moments?
Travelling to New Zealand for a Discovery Channel TVC. I was given the opportunity to see the beauty of N.Z. Also travelling to Melbourne for Sharp smart phone TVC. We shot at the famous Twelve Apostles, a view that was capable of reminding me just how small we really are.
What’s on your playlist?
I listen to That Velvet Echo, John Butler, Sia. Just to name a few. I also love Celtic music.
Describe your personal style?
My style is all about comfort, I also like to try and fit in. I go for a boy next door look; comfortable but sexy. Jeans and joggers is okay.
Favourite spots in Sydney?
Green Park Hotel, Botanical gardens, Manly, Ampersand Cafe on Crown street.
Do you have a favourite city other than Sydney?
Perth for its cruisy lifestyle and great weather.
What's next for your modelling career?
I plan on hitting the scene in Cape Town early next year and then hopefully the U.S later next year.
Who would you love to work with?
Sydney photographer, Pat Supsiri.