Sunday, July 22, 2012

FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS|JAKE SHORTALL




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Clothing: All suits, tie and vest, all by Topman; shirt by Billy Reid Heirloom; turtleneck by General Idea
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IN CONVERSATION: JAKE SHORTALL
Name|Jake Dylan Shortall
Age|18
Hometown|Liverpool, England

How did you get discovered?
I was in town in Liverpool with my mates and a man asked me am I a model? I said no. He rang me the next morning to see if I would be interested...the rest is history!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I am a Thai boxer and I also go to university
People would be surprised to know that I...
The first time I ever wore jeans was my first day working as a model...I am accustomed to wearing only urban sweatpants!
What's your latest obsession?
BLT—Bacon, Lettuce and Turkey, they don't have this back in Liverpool!
Your most prize possession?
My Grandpa's war medallion
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
People like Frank Sinatra, Che Guevara, Johnny Depp—People who can remained humble and not take things too seriously, even though they have been blessed with fame and talent
When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?
My mum, of course! (haha)
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Humble, Loyal and Real
Describe your personal style
I don't give a fuck!
Your favorite place you have travel to
New York City! It is amazing to be here!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Godfather, Part 1—Scene: When Vito Corleone moves to NYC!
Your favorite sport
Sport: Soccer
Team: Everton
Player: Tim Cahill
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?
Liverpool, England—I will take you to Nando's—Butterfly chicken with peri peri sauce is the best!
Your favorite song?
Out Of This World by ASAP Rocky
What is your wish for 2012?
Good health! Cheers!

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY:
Patrick Egbon-Marshall|AMCK Models (UK)
Alejandro Smoker|Major Models (NY)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jake Shortall|AMCK (UK)|Major (NY)
Special thanks to Patrick Egbon-Marshall at AMCK (UK) and Alejandro Smoker at Major (NY); Marisa Lee|Michael Zakrzeewski at Topman and Natalie Corner|Megan Maguire at Maguire Steele PR; Jake for keeping it real and being such a great sport spending an entire afternoon with JTC!

CLOTHING:
Topman-www.topman.com
Billy Reid-www.billyreid.com
General Idea-www.generalidea.eu

JAKE SHORTALL'S SELF PORTRAIT

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