If it’s true that kids learn by example, then Augie, an eighteen-month-old boy from West Fargo, North Dakota, is on his way to becoming a super model just like his uncle, Aristotle Polites.
Polites is a New York-based model who has earned thousands of followers on Instagram for posting gorgeous photos of his handsome looks.
While everyone else is gawking at his buff body and chiseled face, his sister, Katina Behm, is busy poking some fun at his photos and she’s been doing it in the best way.
The 34-year-old mom enlisted Augie’s help for a one-off joke that was not only a hit among their family members, it made Augie a viral sensation.
Behm first had the idea to dress her son to copy his uncle’s poses when she failed to get him into his plaid button-up shirt.
She created a side-by-side image of Augie and Polites then sent it to her family, asking “Who wore it better?”
The family loved the comparison so much so that they urged Behm to create an Instagram account to share similar photos with the public.
“The image of him with the shirt undone and his bare chest exposed made me laugh because he looked like he belonged on the cover of a romance novel,” Behm explained to The Huffington Post. “I took a picture and then realized I bet my brother Aris has a picture just like this on his Instagram page which is filled with modeling photos.”
Behm has since been posting photos weekly and in a span of a few months, the page @babyandthebody has gained over 19,000 followers.
Let’s take a look at some of Augie’s best poses, shall we?