Saturday, February 26, 2011

BORN THIS WAY|A SERIES OF CANDIDS


Name|Gus Drake

Age|16

Hometown|Seattle, Washington


How did you get discovered?

My mom was a successful model when she was younger, she wanted me to pursue the same career


People would be surprised to know that I...

have been traveling on my own since the age of 6 and I have been playing drums for 10 years

What irritates you?
When my drum sticks breaks in half and a piece gets in my eye
Clothing by Lanvin

Name|Alphonse Emery

Age|17

Hometown|Paris, France


How did you get discovered?

At a concert in Paris


People would be surprised to know that I...

starred in a French film when I was at the young age of 12

Your favorite curse word...and why?

Putain! (French word for FUCK)


Name|Nico Krull

Age|16

Hometown|Bonn, Germany


How did you get discovered?

I was walking around the East Village with friends and George Brown from RED approached me


People would be surprised to know that I...

lived in Vietnam, Berlin and Argentina


Your favorite curse word...and why?

Shit-I use that word a lot! I should probably try to replace it with words that are more intellectual

Clothing by Comune


Name|Christopher Michaut

Age|21

Hometown|Paris, France


How did you get discovered?

I was scouted at a protest in Paris


People would be surprised to know that I...

used to be a boxer


Your favorite curse word...and why?

AIDS—It's been falling out of the important issue radar for far too long

Name|Tony Andrzej Babczyk

Age|20

Hometown|Wassenberg, Germany


How did you get discovered?

A model friend of mine, Julius Beckers submitted my pictures (as a joke) to George Brown at Red Models, George signed me to Red!


Do you have a lucky charm?

My mum gave me a chain with a St. Christopher charm on it, I have been wearing it ever since


If you had to choose a song that would best describe you as an individual, what song would it be?

Lights & Music by Cut Copy (Remixed by Boys Noize)

Name|Alex Poots

Age|25

Hometown|London, England


How did you get discovered?

Tried and true, walk in, got signed right away!


People would be surprised to know that I...

crossed Syria entirely by accident

What irritates you?

People who walks too slow

Name|Brad Alphonso

Age|27

Hometown|New Orleans, Louisiana


How did you get discovered?

I was in the military


People would be surprised to know that I...

was in military for six years

What irritates you?

Sweating while you sleep

Name|David Malman

Age|20

Hometown|Glen Mills, Pennsylvania


How did you get discovered?

Through a friend who is a senior at Fashion Institute of Technology


People would be surprised to know that I...

am a eagle scout

Your favorite curse word...and why?

HELL, because you can get away with it and nobody wants to go there!


Name|Andrew Jones

Age|19

Hometown|London, England


How did you get discovered?

While on holiday in New York visiting Ground Zero, I was scouted


People would be surprised to know that I...

like hard core punk and I am an anarchist


Do you have a lucky charm?

My "The Smith's Meat Is Murder" t-shirt

Clothing by Kris Van Assche

Name|Alexander Wolf
Age|19
Hometown|Munich, Germany

How did you get discovered?
Scouted at Oktoberfest in Munich

People would be surprised to know that I...
love painting and creating art of any kind

What irritates you?
People who are close minded

Name|Sasha Bojic
Age|19
Hometown|Feido, Switzerland

How did you get discovered?
Got discovered by Chiara at Independent Men in Milan. I was then placed with different agencies worldwide including Colby Models

People would be surprised to know that I...
am studying to become a hairdresser

What irritates you?
Fake people

MODELS AGENTS|Ryan Colby|Colby Models; Shawn Zane|APM Models; Kira Bunse|The Right Stuff; Jason Kanner|Soul Artists Mgmt.; Karen Long & Spencer Salley|Root Model Mgmt.; Arnaud|New Madison (Paris); George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Red Models
IMAGES|John Tan
CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan
MODELS|Gus Drake|Root Model Mgmt.; Alphonse Emery|The Right Stuff; Christopher Michaut|Soul Artists Mgmt.; Alex Poots|Andrew Jones|Brad Alphonso|New Madison (Paris); David Malman|APM Models; Sasha Bojic|Colby Models; Tony Andrzej Babczyk|Alexander Wolf|Red & New Madison (Paris)|Nico Krull|Red
Special thanks to Cyril Caron at Kris Van Assche and Reuben Teik Hansen at Lanvin; all the models and their respective agencies for their support and for allocating time for the models to come to the casting with JTC during Paris/New York Men fashion weeks! It is greatly appreciated!

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