Saturday, September 29, 2012

DENIM DAYS|TYLER BRAGER





















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IN CONVERSATION|TYLER BRAGER

Name|Tyler Charles Brager
Age|25
Hometown|100 Mile House, Canada

How did you get discovered?
I mistook an agency for a hotel while traveling
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Construction and going to school
People would be surprised to know that I...
stole a toy when I was five. My mom made me return it right after!
What's your latest obsession?
Technology
Your most prize possession?
Model Folio—my business venture
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
No heroes
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Yesterday
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Impulsive, honest and ambitious
Describe your personal style:
Relaxed look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City, I love it here!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Anything by actor Daniel Day Lewis
Your favorite sport:
Anything with a board—especially snowbaording
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?
100 Mile House, Canada—It is a town near Vancouver...I would recommend paying a visit to Vancouver, there are a lot of things to do!
Favorite moment in modeling:
Not a specific greatest fashion moment but through modeling, I have made a lot of great friends and memories!
Your favorite song:
Electronic music—I can't pick a specific song but Calvin Harris & Deadmau5 are two of my faves!
Your wish for the remaining months to 2012?
My business venue—Model Folio to be successful, and work towards making that happen!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Carlotta Sironi|DNA
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Tyler Brager|DNA
Special thanks to Carlotta Sironi and the men's board at DNA; Tyler for his time and great conversation!

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TYLER BRAGER'S SELF PORTRAIT

Friday, September 28, 2012

UNDERGROUND|LANCE CARNE




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IN CONVERSATION|LANCE CARNE

Name|Timothy Lance Carne
Age|18
Hometown|Wahiawa, Hawaii

How did you get discovered?
I got introduced to my mother agent/photographer Yu Tsai by another photographer Brent Weber, who then introduced me to Wilhelmina
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was on a record label playing bass in a band called Sun Settings
People would be surprised to know that I...
have six brothers and four sisters
What's your latest obsession?
Guitars and blood!
Your most prize possession?
My fender frontman amplifier
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
The Joker
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Yesterday to my ex-girlfriend
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Moody, emotional and sensitive
Describe your personal style:
Casual, classic with a chance of class
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Japan—I lived there for a year when I was very young with my family
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Royal Tenenbaums—Scene: The entire film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: Brasil
Player: Ronaldo De Assis Moreira/Ronaldinho
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?
Wahiawa, Hawaii—I would take you to a old teepee fort, it's the one that me and my siblings used to play in
Favorite moment in modeling:
The day I finally got a meal!
Your favorite song:
So many to choose from!
Your wish for the remaining months to 2012?
To get out of debt!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kelly Elmore|Wilhelmina
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Lance Carne|Wilhelmina
Special thanks to Kelly Elmore and the men's board at Wilhelmina; Lance for the long walk and conversation!
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LANCE CARNE'S SELF PORTRAIT


Thursday, September 27, 2012

COOLIO HIGH|TIAGO PINHEIRO

























Clothing: All clothing by Topman
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IN CONVERSATION|TIAGO PINHEINO

Name|Tiago Pinheiro
Age|18
Hometown|Brasilia, Brazil

How did you get discovered?
I was working at a toy store in my hometown
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Finishing high school
People would be surprised to know that I...
do some deejaying on my free time
What's your latest obsession?
My girlfriend
Your most prize possession?
My mother
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My mother
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
This morning to my girlfriend and mother
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Happy, sometimes annoying and humourous
Describe your personal style:
Skater look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
London
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Harry Potter—Scene: All the films
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: F.C. Porto
Player: Cristiano Ronaldo
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?
Brasilia, Brazil—The city is not a typical tourist destination but I would take you to this very nice river close to my house...amazing view!
Favorite moment in modeling:
My first ever fashion show...I don't remember which one :)
Your favorite song:
Anything by KiD CuDi
Your wish for the remaining months to 2012?
Spending Christmas with my family altogether!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Allen Osborne|Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Tiago Pinheiro|Red
Special thanks to Allen Osborne and the men's board at Red; Marisa Lee and Michael Zakrzewski at Topman; Tiago for the wait on posting this feature!

CLOTHING:
Topman-www.us.topman.com

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

AS I AM|ADAM ALMQVIST





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IN CONVERSATION|ADAM ALMQVIST

Name|Adam Almqvist
Age|20
Hometown|Stockholm, Sweden

How did you get discovered?
I was walking down Broadway when I got spotted by Shawn Zane at Fusion. That's basically how I got into the whole modeling business!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was studying music and working at a warehouse
People would be surprised to know that I...
actually hate getting tattooed due to the pain but I love the end result!
What's your latest obsession?
The new batman game on PS3. I couldn't release the controller!
Your most prize possession?
Might be a bit cliche, my smart phone. I have everything on there!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Just about every comic book hero I ever read
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mom
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Outgoing, crazy and sometimes too honest
Describe your personal style:
Basic comfortable clothes...jeans and t-shirts
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Haven't travel that much...I love London and New York City!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Fight Club—Scene: The entire film. 
Your favorite sport:
In the spirit of Fight Club, I really like the UFC!
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?
Stockholm, Sweden—Go to Sodermalm—best part of town!
Your favorite song:
Anything by Ryan Bingham
Your wish for the remaining months to 2012?
I hope I will do modeling and see the world through the work!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Shawn Zane|Fusion
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Adam Almqvist|Fusion
Special thanks to Shawn Zane and the men's board at Fusion; Adam for the quick visit while he was in town from Sweden!
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ADAM ALMQVIST'S SELF PORTRAIT

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

JTC DIGITALS|THE BOYS CLUB
























From top to bottom:
BEN|DNA; ELI|WILHELMINA; CHRIS|REQUEST; MILES|DNA; MALCOLM|FORD; NICK|FORD; DIEGO|WILHELMINA; NATE|NEW YORK; PATRICK|FORD

AGENTS|AGENCIES:
Carlotta Sironi|DNA; Jenelle Philip||Wilhelmina; Jesse Simon|Ford; Alisa Post|New York, Samuel Zakuto|ReQuest

IMAGES|CASTING: John Tan

Blazers & jacket by Billy Reid SS2013

MEN'S BOOK|STYLING|CASTING




















MEN'S BOOK CHICAGO|ATLANTA|Fall 2012
Model: Josh Wald|Wilhelmina

For Modern Luxury:
Fashion Director: James Aguiar
Market Editor: Isaiah Freeman-Schub

Photography: Colin Angus
Styling|Casting: John Tan
Grooming: Cecilia Romero
Clothing: Fall 2012 Collections: Prada, Brooks Brothers, Louis Vuitton, Ray Ban, Ermenegildo Zegna, Hermes, Billy Reid, Gucci, Canali, Burberry Prorsum, Tom Ford, Bottega Veneta, Giorgio Armani and Brunello Cucinelli

Special thanks to Kelly Elmore at Wilhelmina

JTC POLAROID|DIGITAL|RORY BUCKLEY



POLAROID: John Tan
MODEL: Rory Buckley|Boss
Special thanks to Pierre Ellis at Boss

Monday, September 24, 2012

THE MANY FACES OF JOEL MEACOCK















































Clothing: T-shirt and hoodie, both by Cheap Monday; shirt and tie, both by Billy Reid; vintage tuxedo blazer by Yves Saint Laurent; leather varsity jacket by H&M
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IN CONVERSATION: JOEL MEACOCK
Name|Joel David Meacock
Age|20
Hometown|Brisbane, Australia

How did you get discovered?
I was discovered at a party!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was playing football and studying at university
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a bit odd...I love musicals!
What's your latest obsession?
Oatmeal
Your most prize possession?
My radical eyeglasses
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My father, and he always will be!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Hmmm,ahhhh...my mum, yesterday!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Genuine, creative and wickity-wickity wac
Describe your personal style:
However I feel when I wake up!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
London & Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Phantom Of The Opera (Musical Film Version)—Scene: The entire film...beginning to end!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: Arsenal
Player: Xavi
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?
Brisbane, Australia—I will take you to a hill near my house which overlooks the city, amazingly beautiful!
Favorite moment in modeling:
Shooting the cover and story for Hercules Magazine in China!
Your favorite song:
Too many choose from...Too much pressure! Arghh!
Your wish for the remaining months to 2012?
Experiences! Give me! Give Me!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Lindsey Murrell|Next
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Joel Meacock|Next
Special thanks to Lindsey Murrell and the men's board at Next; Paul Leggieri at The News; Natalie Conor and Megan Maguire Steele at Maguire Steele PR; Joel for sharing his design work and great cast of characters to the JTC shoot!

CLOTHING:
Billy Reid-www.billyreid.com
Cheap Monday-www.cheapmonday.com

JOEL MEACOCK'S SELF PORTRAIT