Eye Candy: Kafkaesque

By: Michael Matson

Though he can currently be seen on billboards and in print ads for Diesel, model Patrick Kafka is still best known as the face of Polo by Ralph Lauren. But that may soon change.

It's been impossible to pick up a magazine this year without encountering the 23-year-old Austrian's sharp profile, ice blue eyes, sinewy physique, and furry chest. From GQ to Essential Homme, from Out to Hercules, men's magazine's have definitely become Kafkaesque in 2012. And one of the key signs that a model is about to explode in the blogosphere is by posing for photographer Rick Day, which is what he was doing in these sexy and stylish new photos.

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