Clothing: Blazer by John Varvatos; red shirt, black pullover with metal holes, black skinny jeans and black zipper bomber jacket, all by Cheap Monday; black tank t-shirt and blue short sleeve t-shirt, both by Rxmance; varsity style jacket by Warriors of Radness; red cardigan sweater by Paul Smith; tri-tone dress shirt by Sidian, Ersatz & Vanes; sunglasses by Burberry Prorsum; vintage top hat by Topman; vintage bow tie and gloves, stylist's own; all other clothing, Tyler's own
Hometown|Albany, New York
How did you get discovered?
I was walking to class near Astor Place when my agent, Dave Fothergill stopped me and if I had any interest in modeling, a week later, I am officially a model!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Sophomore at New York University majoring in philosophy, my future plan is to study law
People would be surprised to know that I...
Vintage Ralph Lauren clothing and retro Air Jordan sneakers
Your most prize possession?
My i-tunes collection—I have about 50 gigabytes worth of music tracks of mostly hip hop!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Last night to my childhood sweetheart/girlfriend, Jessica...
Black or white t-shirt, cardigan sweater, Air Jordans and a baseball cap
New Orleans and Los Angeles!
Your favorite film and scene from the film
Scarface—Favorite scene is when Al Pacino's character said, "Me, I want what's coming to me!"
Your favorite sport or sports figure
Player: Theo Walcott
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?
Albany, New York—Go to Saratoga Horse Race Track
Beef Patties at Lombardo's—Classic snack!
Your favorite song/artist
At the moment, Peso by A$AP Rocky
Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you
Getting signed by Citizen/Red Models!
What is your wish for the remaining months of 2011?
Have a happy and safe holiday with family! Happy Thanksgiving!
Special thanks to Dave Fothergill, George Brown and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Paul Conrad at Medium Concepts; Paul Rousseas at Paul Smith; Bryan McKee at John Varvatos; Heather Hayhurst at The News; Hamish Carruthers at All Saints; Tyler for coming by to JTC for the shoot right before the holiday!
Warriors Of Radness-www.warriorsofradness.com
Sidian, Ersatz & Vanes-www.sidianersatzvanes.com