Tuesday, February 28, 2012

JUNIOR SUITE|DIOGO WENZEL

Photographed in Paris, France




Clothing: Patent leather hooded coat, pullover shirt, shorts and boots, all by Lanvin; blazer by SLVR
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IN CONVERSATION: DIOGO WENZEL

Name|Diogo Wenzel

Age|20

Hometown|Sao Paolo, Brazil


How did you get discovered?

I discovered myself! Just kidding, through friends actually!


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Working at a bank


People would be surprised to know that I...

have a piercing on my left nipple (not such a secret anymore)


What's your latest obsession?

Be a top model, I know...very cliche!


Your most prize possession?

Me!


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

My mom


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

My girlfriend


Three adjectives that best describes you:

Funny, sincere and ambitious


Your favorite sport

I love to surf!


Your favorite place you have travel to

Singapore


Your favorite film

Tree of Life


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?

Sao Paolo, Brazil—Go to any parties...Brazilians knows how to throw a great party!


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

Walking the last YSL menswear show for designer Stefano Pilati


Your favorite song/artist

Anything by Kid Cudi


What is your wish for 2012?

Money, love and peace!


MODEL AGENTS|AGENCIES:

Arnaud|New Madison (Paris), Samuel Zakuto |ReQuest (NY)

IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

ASSISTANT TO JTC IN PARIS|Rachel Miles

MODEL|Diogo Wenzel|New Madison (Paris)|ReQuest (NY)

Special thanks to Arnaud and the men's board at New Madison (Paris); Samuel and the men's board at ReQuest (NY); Rachel Miles for her trek to Paris to work with JTC; Cindy Pastresse at Lanvin; Theodora Sopko at Adidas; Diogo for his sense of humor and doing a shoot with JTC in Paris!

THE DRAMATIST|DMITRII KORIKOV

Photographed in Paris, France






Clothing: All clothing by DeFursac; sneakers by Adidas; beanie, Dmitrii's own

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Arnaud|New Madison (Paris)

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

ASSISTANT TO JTC IN PARIS|Rachel Miles

MODEL|Dmitrii Korikov|New Madison (Paris)

Special thanks to Arnaud and the men's board at New Madison (Paris); Rachel Miles for her trek to Paris to work with JTC; Jacques Shu at Jacques Shu PR; Dmitrii for bringing out various acting emotions into the JTC shoot!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

NIGHTWATCH|SIMON NYGARD

Photographed in Paris, France










Clothing: Patent leather hooded coat and shorts by Lanvin
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IN CONVERSATION: SIMON NYGARD
Name|Simon Nygard

Age|NA

Hometown|Vaasa, Finland (live in Paris since June 2010)


How did you get discovered?

Working in a clothing shop in Copenhagen


What were you doing prior to modeling?

Accessories designer, styling and blogging


People would be surprised to know that I...

am so kind! :)


What's your latest obsession?

Egg whites and cream cheese


Your most prize possession?

Clothes


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

Batman


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

Two weeks ago to my mom


Three adjectives that best describes you:

Cool, kind and healthy


Describe your personal style

Black, metal, leather and edge :)


Your favorite place you have travel to

Paris


Your favorite films

Home Alone


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?

Vaasa, Finland—Go visit Lapland for the forest, snow and reindeers!


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

SONY ad campaign shoot in Tokyo!


Your favorite song/artist

Princess Of China by Coldplay


What is your wish for 2012?

Success in my accessories brand!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY:

Christophe Sanchez-Vahle|Red Models (NY)

IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

ASSISTANT TO JTC IN PARIS|Rachel Miles

MODEL|Simon Nygard|Red Models (NY)

Special thanks to Christophe and the men's board at Red Models; Rachel Miles for her trek to Paris to work with JTC; Simon for the wait and creativity.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

INTO THE WOODS|WALKER NICKERSON







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IN CONVERSATION: WALKER NICKERSON
Name|Walker Nickerson

Age|20

Hometown|Sooke, British Columbia, Canada


How did you get discovered?

I was discovered by my godmother who took me in for a meeting with Elite Toronto while I was visiting


What were you doing prior to modeling?

I was studying materials engineering at McGill and working on random summer jobs


People would be surprised to know that I...

love reading Shakespeare in my high school english class


What's your latest obsession?

Men's jewelry (watches, rings etc.)


Your most prize possession?

My 1951 silver 50 cents piece (use as a flipping coin)


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

My father


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

Moments before I arrived in NYC, in a text to my girlfriend


Describe your personal style

I've been told it's a mix of everything, but I feel it's a combination of indie rock and hip hop


Your favorite place you have travel to

Lasqueti Island


Your favorite films

O Brother, Where Art Thou—The whole movie is amazing!


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Sport: Football (Soccer)/Basketball

Team: I like too many teams!

Player: Dwayne Wade


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?

Sooke, British Columbia—I would recommend to go to as many hikes as possible in my hometown of Sooke, B.C. because the landscape is absolutely incredible!


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

My first test shoot in Toronto, everyone was great to hang out with and made it a very enjoyable experience!


Your favorite song/artist

Hometowns by The Rural Alberta Advantage—The entire cd


What is your wish for 2012?

To pass all my courses and get to travel more!


MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: George Brown|

Dave Fothergill|Red Citizen

IMAGES|John Tan

CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Walker Nickerson|Red Citizen

Special thanks to George Brown, Dave Fothergill and the men's board at Red Citizen; Walker for spending the time at the park with JTC and us not getting trouble with the law!