Friday, September 19, 2014

SANCTUARY|FLORIAN LUGER































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IN CONVERSATION|FLORIAN LUGER

Name|Florian Luger
Age|20
Hometown|Vienna, Austria

How did you get discovered?
I was winner of the Elite Models Look Austria, 2012. I got a contract with Elite Milano.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I graduated in a business school in Vienna. In my free time, I participate a lot of sports activities, especially playing tennis!
People would be surprised to know that I...
am afraid of large dogs!
What's your latest obsession?
Wiener Snitchel and burger from Shake Shack!
Your most prize possession?
Golden cross I have with me...wearing it for the first time, just for this photo shoot with JTC!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My parents and also actor Leonardo DiCaprio
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Ex-girlfriend, back in July!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Organized, Sociable and Athletic
Describe your personal style:
Low key looks
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Dubai
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Inception—Scene: The entire film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Soccer
Team: Real Madrid
Player: David Beckham
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Vienna, Austria—I will take you to Wiener Psaler, a amusement park!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
A show about films, interviewing with actors. Hello by Martin Solveig
Favorite moment in modeling:
Armani—walking the catwalk for the very first time!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
Holiday in the Carribean!

Clothing: Polo shirt by Lacoste; belt and black trouser by Hugo Boss; white shirt and red trouser by Club Monaco; grey t-shirt by Zara; tie by H&M; blazer, stylist's own

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: 
Austin Rubino|Kadeem Johnson|DNA Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Florian Luger|DNA Models
Special thanks to Austin Rubino & Kadeem Johnson and the men's board at DNA Models; Florian for his time spend with JTC by doing the interview and shoot!
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FLORIAN LUGER' S SELF PORTRAIT


Thursday, September 18, 2014

MISTER VER HOEVE|JORDAN VERHOEVE



























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IN CONVERSATION|JORDAN VERHOEVE

Name|Jordan Verhoeve
Age|18
Hometown|San Diego, California

How did you get discovered?
I was at the Del Mar Fair in San Diego about to get food and a man named Scott Copeland came up to me asking if I would be interest in modeling and here I am!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was a student at school playing football and golf.
People would be surprised to know that I...
have a really bad habit of whistling
What's your latest obsession?
Breaking Bad or being able to eat a huge burger from Brody's!
Your most prize possession?
I like to carry around notes and pictures given to me by loved ones.
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My old coach, Joe Schramm. He has a huge heart and truly cares about others. Thanks Joe!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Couple of days ago to my girlfriend and best friend, Angela Bubis
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Inspired, Motivated and Humble
Describe your personal style:
I love the color blue and very vibrant outfits. I also like to wear all black when the occasion is right!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Swiss Alps!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Good Will Hunting—Scene: The entire film!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: San Diego Chargers
Player: Malcolm Floyd
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
San Diego, California—Go on a hike and see all of San Diego from the top of the mountain!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
It would be about inspiring people to go out and really chase their dreams and find their purpose in life. One Day by Matisyahu
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
Good health for the people I love!

Clothing: Another Night t-shirt by Jack Pierson for Uniqlo

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Allen Osborne|One.1 Men Model Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jordan Verhoeve|One.1 Men Model Management
Special thanks to Allen Osborne and the men's board at One.1 Men Model Management; Jack Pierson for the t-shirts; Jordan for the wait for the feature to launch and time spend with JTC doing this shoot!
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JORDAN VERHOEVE' S SELF PORTRAIT


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

URBAN COWBOY|MAX SCHLESINGER
























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IN CONVERSATION|MAX SCHLESINGER

Name|Max Schlesinger
Age|24
Hometown|Brooklyn, New York City

How did you get discovered?
I was 15 years old hanging out with some friends in Union Square
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Before modeling, I was a student and I am a science fiction fanatic!
People would be surprised to know that I...
am avid Dungeons & Dragons player 
What's your latest obsession?
Learning to cook seafood
Your most prize possession?
My book collection, mostly science fiction and fantasy!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My 4th grade teacher, Mr. Cohen
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
This morning I said "I Love You" to my girlfriend, Mindy
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Radical, Enthusiastic and Eccentric
Describe your personal style:
Urban hair metal cowboy
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Crater Lake, Oregon
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Papillon—Scene: Ending scene
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Brooklyn, New York City—The Junk Store on Wycott Avenue
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
World's craziest conspiracy theories show. Public Enemy #1 by Guns & Roses
Favorite moment in modeling:
I did a shoot years ago where they took us to a beach in a giant Cadillac Eldorado. It was me and a girl and we have spend hours pretending to get it on!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
Parents stays healthy and happy as they get older!

Clothing: T-shirt by MR.MATTHEW (FW2015); jeans by Levi's 501; boots and belt, Max's own

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: 
Austin Rubino|Kadeem Johnson|DNA
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Max Schlesinger|DNA
Special thanks to Austin Rubino, Kadeem Johnson and the men's board at DNA Models; Matthew Edelstein at MR.MATTHEW; Max for his trek and time spend with JTC during NYFW!
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MAX SCHLESINGER' S SELF PORTRAIT

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

JTC SHOOT: SECOND SKIN|LUKAS SINDICIC


































Clothing: Scuba dress by ODD; polo shirt and red trouser by Orley

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: Dave Fothergill|George Brown|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Lukas Sindicic|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to Dave Fothergill/George Brown/Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Tim Cush at Maguire Steele PR; Corinna Springer/Nicole Caputo/Dustin Helgeson at Nouveau PR; Lukas for the wait and shooting at the dusty staircase with JTC!

Monday, September 15, 2014

BLUE STEELE|MASON STEELE PART 1






























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IN CONVERSATION|MASON STEELE

Name|Mason Robert Steele
Age|19
Hometown|Winchester, Ontario, Canada

How did you get discovered?
A hairdresser friend of mine started this whole thing off. She made me go in for an open call at AMTI—Angie's Models and Talent International
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to my local high school (NDDHS) and life guarding at the beach in Iroquois, Ontario.
People would be surprised to know that I...
am really into Opera—Wagner and Luciano Pavarotti
What's your latest obsession?
I have been painting a lot lately... 
Your most prize possession?
My instruments (Piano, Guitars and Drum Set)
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
When I was a kid, I wanted to be Luke Skywalker.
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My ex-girlfriend
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Optimistic, Perfectionistic and Open-Minded
Describe your personal style:
Skateboarder look and comfortable
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Quebec City and Mont-Tremblant
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Finding Nemo—Scene: When they meet Bruce the Shark
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Snowboarding
Team: Nike Snowboarding
Player: Halldor Helgason
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Winchester, Ontario, Canada—Fishing
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
A bucket list type show. Sheena is a Punk Rocker by The Ramones—check it out!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
I would wish for utopia!

Clothing: Burgundy sweatshirt by American Apparel; grey shirt by Ben Sherman; black sweater by Topman; plaid print dress shirt by J.Lindeberg; jeans by G-Star; t-shirt by Billy Reid

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Mason Steele|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to George Brown/Dave Fothergill/Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Mason for his time and doing the shoot with JTC!
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MASON STEELE' S SELF PORTRAIT