Friday, October 31, 2014

VISUAL TALES|VT13 IS COMING...STAY TUNE!























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THE TRANSFORMATION|ETHAN WALDO|HALLOWEEN EDITION

































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IN CONVERSATION|ETHAN WALDO

Name|Ethan Waldo
Age|18
Hometown|Lower East Side, Manhattan, NYC

Scariest movie you have ever seen?
Lord Of The Rings—I know, not scary to a lot of people but I thought it was pretty petrifying!
Your very first Halloween costume?
A lion costume. Designed by a designer in London, Michelle Lows
Your Halloween costume this year?
A lumberjackPlaid shirt, jeans and suspenders!
If you could dress up as anyone, unlimited budget, who would you want to dress up as?
John Lennon
Favorite Halloween track:
Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.
Favorite trick? 
Toilet paper on houses.
I would give them something nasty, probably, tapioca!
Favorite treat?
Milky Way Chocolate Bars

Clothing: Coat by Fred Perry; coat with white buttons on sleeves by Fingers Crossed SS2015

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Ethan Waldo|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to George Brown, Dave Fothergill, Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Bennett Polen at Fred Perry; Ethan for giving JTC true horror expressions!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!
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ETHAN WALDO' S SELF PORTRAIT



Thursday, October 30, 2014

JTC ENCORE: STEVE MILATOS|ADAM










MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Steve Milatos|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman and the men's board at Adam Models; Steve for his time and stopping by to see JTC again!

GQ STYLE CHINA|EXTREME FORMS|CASTING





























Images: Charlie Engman
Styling: Haidee Findlay-Levin
Casting: John Tan/JTC Casting
Hair: Tamas Tuzes/L'Atelier
Makeup: Blair Jaffer
Models: Gryphon O'Shea|NY Models; Gustaaf Wassink|Fusion
Fashion Assistant: Aryeh Lappin
Digital Operator: Jonathan Hokklo

Special thanks to: Charlie Engman and Haidee Findlay-Levin for the opportunity; Christophe Sanchez-Vahle at New York Models and Shawn Zane at Fusion Models.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

I.T POST|LUCKY BLUE SMITH|CASTING



































IT POST MAGAZINE (HK) #16

FALL/WINTER FASHION ISSUE
https://www.ithk.com/
PHOTOGRAPHER: Kwannam Chu
STYLING: Kim Veerathanondech
CASTING: John Tan for JTC Casting
HAIR: Jefferson Mosquera
MAKEUP: Alex Justimbaste
ASSISTANTS TO STYLIST: Niamh O'Keefe, Melissa St. Clair

FASHION: Comme des Garçons; Kiasia;  Wooyoungmi; N.Hoolywood, Visvim, and  Saturdays Surf 

MODEL: Lucky Blue Smith|Next Models (LA)
Special thanks to: Kwannam Chu for the opportunity; Idalia Salsamendi at Next (LA)


JTC DIGITALS: JABEL RODRIGUEZ|TWO MANAGEMENT





















MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Katie Wolland|Two Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jabel Rodriguez|Two Management
Special thanks to Katie Wolland and Two Model Management; Jabel for taking time to visit JTC while in town with his girlfriend!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MARIO!|MARIO CASTELLANO
























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IN CONVERSATION|MARIO CASTELLANO

Name|Mario Alberto Castellano
Age|24
Hometown|Bitonto, Italy

How did you get discovered?
A brand called "New Yorker" was looking for guys to promote their clothing in my town and they picked me from the street.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Studying philosophy as my major at university
People would be surprised to know that I...
Despite being a left hand,  I actually roll my cigarettes with my right hand!
What's your latest obsession?
Developing my researches concerning philosophy, economics and politics. Creating a path for my life.
Your most prize possession?
My tattoos
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My ideals and principals
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my mom and dad
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Daring, Honest and Philosophical
Describe your personal style:
Goth sportswear look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City! I finally got here!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Candy—Scene: The ending scene and the song
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Martial Arts
Martial Artist: Any Sower
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?
Bitonto, Italy—I will take you to Caserta Rossani in Bari
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? 
The show would be about me...craziest shit you'd never expect from such a quiet guy" 1st show would be about how to learn to get a piercing while feeling pleasure!
Favorite moment in modeling:
Shooting for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan during fashion week!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
I want my family to be happy, the happiest ever!

Clothing: White hoodie coat by Fingers Crossed; t-shirt with color print by Junk Food; sweater by Kookus

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Mario Castellano|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to George Brown, Dave Fothergill, Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Heather Stein at Michele Marie PR; Mario for reaching out and coming to JTC to be interview and photographed again!
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MARIO CASTELLANO' S SELF PORTRAIT