Erik Van Gils is a ranked model from the Netherlands who gave his unique image to top fashion brands for their campaign. In a few years, he has established himself in the modeling industry.
He has walked for top fashion houses. In 2014, he walked at the Spring/Summer 15 Show for Prada, Boris Bidjan Saberi, Maison Martin Margiela, Kris Van Assche, Cerruti, Dior Homme, Lanvin, and Wooyoungmi. In fall 2014, he did an editorial for V Man. It was called Submergence and was photographed by Pierre Debusschere. Later he did several editorials for magazines including L’Officiel Hommes Italia, L’Officiel Hommes Netherlands, DSECTION magazine, 10 Men Magazine, and i-D online. He was also featured in the lookbook by Dior Home in November 2014.
In 2015, he walked the Fall/Winter 15 Show for Nicomede Talavera, James Long, Craig Green, Tiger of Sweden, Jil Sanders, Xander Zhou, Prada, Iceberg, MSGM, Gucci, 22/4, Maison Margiela, Ann Demeulemeester, Dior Homme, Kris Van Assche, Plac, J Lindeberg, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Academy of Art University, General Idea, and Tim Coppens, and many more.
Erik van Gils appeared in numerous editorials for various magazines like V Man, Man About Town, GQ Style UK, El Pais Icon Magazine Spain, and Another Man Magazine.
In 2016, he has walked at the New York Fashion Week: Men’s for Billy Reid, Public School, and Tommy Hilfiger. He featured in the catalog of Markus Lupfer Fall/Winter 16. In 2017, he walked at the Fall/Winter Men’s Show for Lemaire, Sacai, Hermes, Hugo Boss, Rick Owens, John Varvatos, John Elliott, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Jeremy Scott, Coach, Versus Versace, Michael Kors, and Frame.
Moreover, he did ad campaigns for Coach and MCM. He also walked at the Spring/Summer 18 Men’s Show for various brands including Hermes, Balmain, Versace, Rick Owens, Ben Sherman, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Coach, Etro, Bottega Veneta, Trussardi, and L’Oréal.
In 2018, he walked at the Fall/Winter 18 Show for Dion Lee, Roberto Cavalli, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Tom Ford, Todd Snyder, Bottega Veneta, and Lacoste. He did a photo shoot for the catalog for Zara in 2018. He appeared in many editorials like Glass Magazine, L’Officiel Hommes Ukraine, Icon Panorama, Emporio Armani, L’Officiel Hommes Poland, Wonderland Magazine, and GQ Style UK.
In 2019, he walked the Fall/Winter 19 Men’s Show for Sean Suen, Balmain, Sacai, Christian Dada, Hermes, Dear Miler, Robert Geller, Tom Ford, Helmut Lang, and Hugo Boss. Additionally, he did ad campaigns for Tom Ford and Etro. In February, he did advertisements for Tom Ford Eyewear and Zara Man.
In his free time, he likes to exercise and just like a good kid, listens to his mother. On daily basis, he avoids using any skincare or hair care products. His favorite scent is Rituals Roi d’Orient. In order to stay in shape, he runs at night. He believes he can go longer in the dark. His favorite snack is nuts, especially pistachios and walnuts.
Erik Van Gils is a top runway and fashion model who has achieved a ranking as a money guy and top 50 model.