Saturday, January 28, 2012

CHANGES|PAUL CRADDOCK|PART 2










MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kelly Elmore|Major

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Paul Craddock|Major

Special thanks to Kelly Elmore and the men's board at Major; Paul for conversing with JTC in Mandarin during his visit!

CHANGES|PAUL CRADDOCK|PART 1








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IN CONVERSATION: PAUL CRADDOCK
Name|Paul Emerson Craddock

Age|19

Hometown|Point Pleasant, New Jersey

(Lived in Orlando, Florida)


How did you get discovered?

I send my photos into the top 10 male agencies listed by www.models.com


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Studying international relations and working as a makeup artist


People would be surprised to know that I...

am somewhat fluent in mandarin chinese


What's your latest obsession?

Bargaining in Chinatown


Your most prize possession?

My relationships with my 3 older sisters and best friend, Jennifer


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

An intergalactic bounty hunter named Gene Starwind


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

To my mom, Rhonda today...


Three adjectives that best describes you...

Inquisitive, comical and sensitive!

Describe your personal style

Simple—I like color, any kind of thick boots—some vintage, some designer and love boat neck shirts!


Your favorite place you have travel to

Beijing's art district


Your favorite film

Let The Right One In

Favorite scene: When Eli rescues Oskar by mutilating the pursuers!


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Volleyball

Team: University of Hawaii

Player: Jade Vorster


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?

Orlando, Florida—Go to "Little Saigon", they have the best Pho at Pho88


Your favorite song/artist

Que-Veux by Yelle and Hang With Me by Robyn

What is your wish for 2012?

To forget about all of the pressures and do what I truly love to do. Taking risks and living my one life however it maybe


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kelly Elmore|Major

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Paul Craddock|Major

Special thanks to Kelly Elmore and the men's board at Major; Paul for conversing with JTC in Mandarin during his visit!


Friday, January 27, 2012

PRIMITIVE|EDMUND ROOSENDAAL





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IN CONVERSATION: EDMUND ROOSENDAAL
Name|Edmund Roosendaal

Age|22

Hometown|Amsterdam, Netherlands


How did you get discovered?

Walking down South Beach, Miami on holiday with my parents a few years ago


What were you doing prior to modeling?

High school and I played bass in a local rock band


People would be surprised to know that I...

am a huge nerd when it comes to video games. I used to be really shy until I hit 15/16 years of age, after that, I forced myself into learning social skills!


What's your latest obsession?

My on and off girlfriend! Can't live with her, can't live without her!


Your most prize possession?

Leather jacket my dad gave to me and a ring from my mom


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

Russell Brand. He's so full of shit! I love it!


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

This morning, when I kissed my girl goodbye!


Describe your personal style

Eclectic. Mom's old jeans, H&M, Dior Homme to huge fur coats!


Your favorite place you have travel to

Hong Kong—I lived there for almost 10 months, modeling and promoting clubs in Lan Kwai Fong district in HK


Your favorite film

Pulp Fiction

Favorite scene: "English, motherfucker, do you speak it?"


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Snowboarding

Player: Mike Tyson—He does his own thing and doesn't let anyone slow him down!


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?

Amsterdam, Netherlands—Cheese, Dutch's cheese is the best in the world! (Gouda, Edam, Old Amsterdam). I always take 2kg's of cheese from back home with me when I travel!


Your favorite song/artist

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen


Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you

Shooting near the Gobi Desert—we were shooting 2.5km high on a mountain!


What is your wish for 2012?

Continue to be successful in modeling!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kelly Elmore|Major

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Edmund Roosendaal|Major

Special thanks to Kelly Elmore and the men's board at Major; Edmund for letting JTC shoot his fur coat!


Thursday, January 26, 2012

COOL AS ICE|DALE TOOGOOD


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IN CONVERSATION: DALE TOOGOOD
Name|Dale Gwyn Toogood

Age|25

Hometown|Northhamptonshire, London, England


How did you get discovered?

Working at a construction site, took a lunch break, followed for a while, then bang! Mr. Clarke (Elite London) asked me the big life changing question!


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Carpentry and chasing big money!


People would be surprised to know that I...

can bust a move as smooth as casanova or I don't have a proper education!


What's your latest obsession?

New York City


Your most prize possession?

Eminem music collection


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

My dad and the character in Scarface!


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

To my lovely daughters, Bella and Emily...everyday!



Three adjectives that best describes you...

Charming, punctual, polite and full of passion!

Describe your personal style

Classic gangster, a mix of New York and English


Your favorite place you have travel to

New York City


Your favorite film

Flight Of The Navigator

Favorite scene: When the ship flies, amazing!


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Football

Team: Manchester United/Arsenal, Barcelona and Real Madrid


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?

London, England—Visit The Queen and Buckingham Palace—the place is nuts!


Your favorite song/artist

My favorite artists: Eminem, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Meatloaf


Your greatest moment in modeling so far...for you

Getting signed to my very first fashion show, DSquared2...love Dean and Dan!

What is your wish for 2012?

For my family to be secure!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Oscar Garnica|ReQuest

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|STYLING|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Dale Toogood|ReQuest

Special thanks to Oscar Garnica and the men's board at ReQuest; Dale for his frank conversation and sharing his family stories with JTC!