Shawn Mendes shows off his six-pack as he wears an open Gucci shirt with Calvin Klein underwear, and GUESS jeans for the latest cover of Flaunt. Photographer Brad Elterman captures the Canadian singer in various degrees of undress for the accompanying photo shoot. Stylist Sean Knight pulls together a wardrobe of casual essentials for the outing.
Shawn Mendes on Songwriting
Shawn Mendes links up with Flaunt and discusses his songwriting process. The 18-year-old singer shares why it’s important to make his songs personal. Mendes explains, “The second you start trying to write about things that other people want to hear; it’s not as honest as it should be.”
Shawn Mendes on Love
Moving on to the subject of love, Mendes says, “Love is probably the strongest emotion that you can feel. It’s very natural—and I wouldn’t want to say easy—but natural and comfortable to write about, and there’s so many different forms of it, millions of layers, you could write forever about it.” Read more on Flaunt.com.