Thursday, January 31, 2013

ROOM 307|IBRA CISSE












































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IN CONVERSATION|IBRA CISSE

Name|Ibra CIsse
Age|19
Hometown|Chechnya, Russia

How did you get discovered?
While shopping in Dusseldorf, Germany by my agent Eva
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Kickboxing
People would be surprised to know that I...
study politics and sports
What's your latest obsession?
I love movies, my all time fave is Revolver
Your most prize possession?
My father—he is war time hero for our country and he is very intelligent!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Don't really have one, a soccer player or something
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Today to my Cuban girlfriend!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Bored, tall and interest in new things
Describe your personal style:
I love Rick Owens and Boris Bidjan Saberi's collections. I love the biker look—leather jacket, dark navy denim and boots...not too extreme!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Brazil and Cuba
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Revolver—Scene: The entire film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Martial arts and soccer
Martial artist: Badr Hari
Soccer player: 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?
Chechnya, Russia—The city fo Grozny—it is amazing!
Your favorite song/artist:
I love good music...period!
Best moment in modeling:
I have been working a lot for Lanvin (showrooms, shows) so Lucas and Alber (at Lanvin) are very special to me!
Your wish for 2013?
Have a good time in school. It is my last year and I am looking forward to start a new chapter in my life!

Clothing: shirt by Issey Miyake SS2013

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Eva Godel|Nico Helbig|
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Ibra Cisse |
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
Special thanks to Eva Godel/Nico Helbig and the men's board of Tomorrow Is Another Day  in Cologne, Germany, Brittany Kane at Issey Miyake; Ibra for the wait and the visit in Paris (despite having a minor case of cold) with JTC in room 307!
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IBRA CISSE' S SELF PORTRAIT


MY AIM IS TRUE|KIRK MUNROE

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IN CONVERSATION|KIRK MUNROE

Name|Kirk Munroe
Age|18
Hometown|Toronto, Canada

How did you get discovered?
I got into modeling because I need to get extra work to supplement my income for the new Robocop Movie
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Managing a sales team back in Toronto!
People would be surprised to know that I...
hold an all Canadian National Archery record for the pre-cub division
What's your latest obsession?
George Orwell
Your most prize possession?
My archery
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
A misunderstood dark elf ranger named Drizzt Do'Urden from R.A. Salvatore Books
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
When I saw my did for the first time in weeks!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Humorous, organizational, swifty
Describe your personal style:
Beacher, careless look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, have the highest tides in the world!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Pineapple Express—Scene: At the diner, very end of the film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: European football
Team: FC Barcelona
Player: Lionel Massi
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?
Toronto, Canada—I will take you to the red light district, it is also a traffic saver when you need to go somewhere really fast!
Your favorite song/artist:
Bullshit by Trumpet GOD, Roy Hargrove
Favorite moment in modeling so far...
Meeting mass amounts of beautiful ladies
Your wish for 2013?
One word, to survive!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Sarah Flaherty Palmer|
Nole Marin|Aim Model Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Marco Del Bello|Aim Model Management
Special thanks to Sarah Flaherty Palmer, Nole Marin and the men's board of Aim model management, Kirk for his distinctive cool vibe!
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KIRK MUNROE' S SELF PORTRAIT

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A BEAUTIFUL MIND|MARCO DEL BELLO






























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IN CONVERSATION|MARCO DEL BELLO

Name|Marco Del Bello
Age|18
Hometown|Calgary, Alberta

How did you get discovered?
I was walking with my best friend and my agent spotted me while driving and stopped me!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Snowboarding and housework!
People would be surprised to know that I...
am Italian!
What's your latest obsession?
New York City, it is exciting and fascinating!
Your most prize possession?
My Xbox 360 and the blazer I am wearing, it belongs to my dad
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
The Flash—because of his super speed!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
When I was talking to my father about 3 hours ago...
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Polite, sincere and happy
Describe your personal style:
Skater look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City, hands down!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Your Highness—Scene: When the protagonist saves his brother
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Dodgeball
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?
Calgary, Alberta—Try our lasagne in Calgary, it's amazing!
Your favorite song/artist:
Help by The Beatles
Favorite moment in modeling so far...
Went to my first casting at Rag & Bone...cool clothes!
Your wish for 2013?
To be successful in my modeling career and make a lot of new friends!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Sarah Flaherty Palmer|Nole Marin|Aim Model Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Marco Del Bello|Aim Model Management
Special thanks to Sarah Flaherty Palmer, Nole Marin and the men's board of Aim model management, Nicolas Daeppen and the staff of Duane Street Hotel; Marco for his politeness and genuine appreciation to be feature in JTC!
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MARCO DEL BELLO' S SELF PORTRAIT


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

JTC CASTING|SECOND LAYER|NYFW2013
























SPECIAL MOMENTS|ARTHUR ELGORT STUDIO
















Bottom row, center image
Photographed by Arthur Elgort for 7000 Magazine (Paris)
Styling by John Tan

LABYRINTH|JANSEN FANCHER




































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IN CONVERSATION|JANSEN FANCHER

Name|Jansen Cody Fancher
Age|20
Hometown|Ozarks, Missouri

How did you get discovered?
First night of college, I met an attractive girl and she got me into modeling...the rest is history!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to college (UMKC) majoring in Medical studies
People would be surprised to know that I...
used to do mix martial arts 
What's your latest obsession?
Movies and music
Your most prize possession?
My football
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Superman
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Today, to my father
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Stylish, respectful and intelligent
Describe your personal style:
Very modern, hip and stylish
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Colorado
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Seven Pounds—Scene: The beginning
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Football
Team: The Patriots
Athlete: Tom Brady
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?
Ozarks, Missouri—To a cliff side to see the most amazing view overlooking the lake!
Your favorite song/artist:
Anything by Kid Cudi
Your wish for 2013?
To be successful in my modeling career and enjoy each day of life!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Lindsey Murrell|Next
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jansen Fancher|Next
Special thanks to Lindsey Murrell and the men's board of Next, Jansen for the impromptu shoot!
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JANSEN FANCHER' S SELF PORTRAIT


Monday, January 28, 2013

10MEN COVER|ISSUE 33|SS2013|CASTING























10 Men Magazine #33|MISSPENT YOUTH|SS2013 Issue
10magazine.com/men
SS 2013 PRADA SPECIAL

Photography: Knoepfel & Indlekofer|Nice Productions
Styling: David Vandewal|Art & Commerce
Hair: Sarah Sibia|See Management
Makeup: Benjamin Puckey|D+V Mgmt.

Casting: John Tan for JTC Casting with Shaun Beyen
Models: 
Marc Sebastian Faiella (IMG)|
Malcolm De Ruiter|Ford

Clothing: Prada SS2013

Special thanks to: 10Men Magazine; David Vandewal and Knoepfel & Indlekofer for the opportunity; Mario Acquarulo at IMG & Jesse Simon at Ford

ROOM 307|DOMINK HAHN




















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IN CONVERSATION|DOMINIK HAHN

Name|Dominik Hahn
Age|18
Hometown|Dusseldorf, Germany

How did you get discovered?
I got scouted in Dusseldorf while I was out at Vogue's Fashion Night Out events in the city!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Going to school and hanging out with friends
People would be surprised to know that I...
hate clubs and never had a girlfriend
What's your latest obsession?
Addicted to music—Rap...artist like Kayne West and A$AP Rocky
Your most prize possession?
My family and friends
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Don't really have one, a soccer player or something
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
I haven't said it yet to anyone special, in the near future, I hope...
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Bored, tall and interest in new things
Describe your personal style:
I can't describe it. I just wear what I like!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York, Dubai and Los Angeles
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Fight Club—Scene: The entire film
Your favorite sport:
Sport: American football and soccer
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Dusseldorf, Germany—Beers and check out cool cars
Your favorite song/artist:
Anything by Kanye West and A$AP Rocky
Best moment in modeling:
Opening Lanvin FW2013 show!
Your wish for 2013?
Do well in modeling!

Clothing: Black sweatshirt with US flag print by Givenchy; navy trench, checkered vest and shirt, all by Sacai Men 2013; red/white pullover shirt by Issey Miyake SS2013

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Eva Godel|Nico Helbig|
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Domink Hahn|
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
Special thanks to Eva Godel/Nico Helbig and the men's board of Tomorrow Is Another Day  in Cologne, Germany, Marie Michel at Lucien Pages (Paris); Brittany Kane at Issey Miyake and Anna Bernado Figuerola at Kaleidoscope Consulting (NY); Dominik for the wait and the visit in Paris with JTC in room 307!
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DOMINIK HAHNS SELF PORTRAIT

Friday, January 25, 2013

ROOM 307|JACOB BIRD
























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IN CONVERSATION|JACOB BIRD

Name|Jacob Mallinson Bird
Age|20
Hometown|South Kensington, England

How did you get discovered?
I was scouted in New York city on the streets of Broadway
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I am at university at the moment, studying music at Cambridge
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a secret drag queen by the name of Dina H Luxe
What's your latest obsession?
The FW2013 collections: Raf Simons to Valentino, they are to die for!
Your most prize possession?
My piano—I hate being away from it!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
I don't really have a hero but I guess I loved Peter Pan when I was little
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My best friend, Tom, who's moving back to Finland from London
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Loyal, fun and odd
Describe your personal style:
Anything that is sleek and chic. Everyone looks great wearing black but I like to be a bit extrovert as well!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York-my trip there was amazing and I cannot wait to go back!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Party Monster and Les Amours Imaginaires—Scene: I don't want to give away the film so you should go rent it!
Your favorite sport:
I used to be a ballet dancer so if you class that as a sport. Mikhail Baryshnikov is my favorite ballet dancer
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?
South Kensington, England—London nightclubs are some of the best in the world!
Your favorite song/artist:
Anything by Charlotte Gainsbourg
Best moment in modeling:
Walking for Raf Simons this season. I always loved Raf's work and to have the opportunity to meet him and be a part of his creative process was amazing and a reward in itself!
Your wish for 2013?
To get good grades in university!

Clothing: Perforated reflective V tank top zipper shirt by Issey Miyake SS2013

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Eva Godel|Nico Helbig|
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jacob Bird|
Tomorrow Is Another Day (Cologne, Germany)
Special thanks to Eva Godel/Nico Helbig and the men's board of Tomorrow Is Another Day  in Cologne, Germany, Brittany Kane at Issey Miyake; Jacob for the visit in Paris with JTC in room 307!
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JACOB BIRD' S SELF PORTRAIT


Thursday, January 24, 2013

ROOM 307|KACPER OSTRYCHARCZYK


























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IN CONVERSATION|KACPER OSTRYCHARCZYK

Name|Kacper Ostrycharczyk
Age|20
Hometown|Wrockaw, Poland

How did you get discovered?
A friend of mine took some pics of me cause she need to complete her graduate studies majoring in styling in fashion
What were you doing prior to modeling?
School, in a rock band and playing computer games
People would be surprised to know that I...
have a dream that I will be come more muscular
What's your latest obsession?
Television cmmercials
Your most prize possession?
I don't believe in material possession, if I have to choose one, my hamee back home!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Maybe Superman, because he can fly!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
I am usually very open and tell all my friends how much I love them! I say once a week to someone!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Outgoing, talkative and well organized (when necessary)
Describe your personal style:
I love blazers, ties and I am trying to dress more colorful
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Usually some place in my imagination, if I have to choose some places I 've been to: London, Warsaw and Prague
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Hair, The Musical and Clockwork Orange—Scene: Complete films
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Rugby
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?
Wrockaw, Poland—Go see some Polish Hooligans football match and try delicious Polish food! It's the best!
Your favorite song/artist:
Anything by Julia Marcell 
Your wish for 2013?
Have 1000 friends on facebook?...I don't know, just stay alive!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Remi|Rock Men (Paris)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Kacper Ostrycharczyk|Rock Men (Paris)
Special thanks to Remi and the men's board of Rock Men in Paris, Kacper for the visit in Paris with JTC in room 307!
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KACPER OSTRYCHARCZYK' S SELF PORTRAIT

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

ROOM 307|LAWSON TAYLOR

























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IN CONVERSATION|LAWSON TAYLOR

Name|Lawson Rhys Taylor
Age|21
Hometown|Coventry, England

How did you get discovered?
Working on the door for Urban Outfitters on Oxford Street in London
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Interning for Y'OH! Street wear and being a full time retail slave to pay the bills!
People would be surprised to know that I...
am actually a nice guy and I like piano
What's your latest obsession?
BLVCK SCVLE!
Your most prize possession?
I don't have attachment for material items, rather I am thankful to be alive and to be blessed to have a amazing girlfriend and the dopest grandma in the world!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Donatello from The Mutant Teenage Turtles
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
About 15 minutes before arriving to this casting/interview!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Lawless, obnoxious and lovely
Describe your personal style:
Pretty dark when it comes to clothes. I am already rather colorful (tattoos) so black and white is usually the options!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Australia or New York City!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas—Scene: Where Depp is caught having LSD licked off his sleeve by a boring suit, the quote that follows is perfect! Go watch it!
Your favorite sport:
Well, I always thought the idea of fully grown men chasing around a ball around was a bit stone age. I guess I would say skateboarding because it's the best by far. Antwuan Dixon kills it, on and off his board. He is my favorite for sure!
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?
Coventry, England—I would take you to the areas I grew up in and to the skateparks. I used to ride bmx (kinda still do)  and we have had some of the most amazing locations you will ever see!
Best part of modeling to date:
I would say either going to NYC  back in November to do a denim  campaign job for a China client or meeting Vivienne Westwood at her home in Milan, she is one of the most amazing and inspirational people I have ever met and I can't wait to work with her properly!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Remi|Rock Men (Paris)
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Lawson Taylor|Rock Men (Paris)
Special thanks to Remi and the men's board of Rock Men in Paris, Lawson for the visit in Paris with JTC in room 307!