Thursday, March 28, 2013

SCOUSE*|MATT BELL




























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IN CONVERSATION|MATT BELL

Name|Matt Bell
Age|19
Hometown|Liverpool, England

How did you get discovered?
In Topman  shop in Liverpool where I used to work!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was in school, studying and being generally lazy
People would be surprised to know that I...
playing jazz on the saxophone
What's your latest obsession?
Peanut butter, everything in NY is peanut butter coated!
Your most prize possession?
My iPhone, if I loose it, I died!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Spiderman!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Yesterday, to my girlfriend!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Absurd, scouse (*a term to describe someone from Liverpool) & chilled
Describe your personal style:
English casual, chill look!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Japan and of course, being in NYC!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Broken—Scene: The bucket scene
Your favorite sport:
Sport: European football
Team: Liverpool
Player: Steven Gerrard
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—Albert Dock
Best moment in modeling:
Shows! Just a fun experience with all the lads!
Your favorite song/artist:
Anything by Foals
Your wish for 2013?
To continue traveling and having fun!

Clothing: Shirts and jumper, all by Topman; hooded coat by McQ; jeans by Levi's; sneakers by Nike

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
Christophe Sanchez-Vahle|New York Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Matt Bell|New York Models
Special thanks to Christophe Sanchez-Vahle and the men's board at New York Models; Marisa Lee & Michael Zakrzewski at Topman; Matt for the chill walks and talks on a beautiful day with JTC!
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

STRUCTURAL|ALEX SZABLEWSKI
































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IN CONVERSATION|ALEX SZABLEWSKI

Name|Alex Patrick Szablewski
Age|19
Hometown|Piscataway, New Jersey

How did you get discovered?
I went to an open call
What were you doing prior to modeling?
In collage at Rutgers University, majoring in business
People would be surprised to know that I...
was given a full ride to play volleyball at a division in my school. 1st team all state and central Jersey player of the year for volleyball!
What's your latest obsession?
The tv series, Walking Dead
Your most prize possession?
Guitar
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Red power ranger
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Today 
Three adjectives that best describes you:
athletic, unpredictable and laid back
Describe your personal style:
Laid back, tank tops, board shorts and v necks
Your favorite place you have travel to:
San Diego, California
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Shawshank Redemption—Scene: The scene when the warden realize the character escapes!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Volleyball
Team: USA
Player: Matt Anderson
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?
Piscataway, New Jersey—New York/New Jersey's pizza are the best!
Your favorite song/artist:
White Blank Pages by Mumford & Sons
Your wish for 2013?
Go to Milan for the SS2014 men shows!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Pierre Ellis|Boss Models
IMAGES: Helga Traxler
CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Alex Szablewski|Boss Models
Special thanks to Pierre Ellis and the men's board at Boss Models; Helga for taking the time to shoot the images;  Alex for the long distance travel to visit JTC on a weekend!
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Monday, March 25, 2013

THE FLUTIST|MATT WRIGHT











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IN CONVERSATION|MATT WRIGHT

Name|Matt Wright
Age|21
Hometown|Gurnee, Illinois

How did you get discovered?
I went to an open call!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I recently graduated from Julliard School Of Music and then I worked on a private ambulance service!
People would be surprised to know that I...
love surfing!
What's your latest obsession?
Spring!
Your most prize possession?
My flute is probably my most prized valued possession because it is my means of sharing music with others
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
I always wanted to be coast guard & helicopter pilot—
those guys are awesome!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
About an hour ago to my girlfriend!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Focused, loving and hopeful
Describe your personal style:
Simple, fun and classic
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Vermont, it's so green and beautiful!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Lion King—Scene: The opening scene
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Baseball
Team: Yankees
Player: Derek Jeter
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?
Gurnee, Illinois—Go see the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Your favorite song/artist:
Too hard to choose but if I have to, I will choose Debussy
Your wish for 2013?
Less gun violence!

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Pierre Ellis|Boss Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Matt Wright|Boss Models
Special thanks to Pierre Ellis and the men's board at Boss Models; Matt for almost missing his performance at 5:15pm on sunday to do this feature with JTC!
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Friday, March 22, 2013

VISUAL TALES|VT9|COMING SOON!


Coming Soon!

ENERGETIC|ALEX BOUCHARD

































Artwork by Alex Bouchard
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IN CONVERSATION|ALEX BOUCHARD

Name|Alex Bouchard
Age|22
Hometown|Montreal, Quebec

How did you get discovered?
On the street by my agency, Dolcedo Models
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Mechanic
People would be surprised to know that I...
learned circus tricks by myself at home—juggling, small & big unicycles and flame throwing
What's your latest obsession?
Swimming, any kind of repairing work, mountain bicycling and skating
Your most prize possession?
My lab top computer
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My dad because he is a mechanic
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
In December, to my ex-girlfriend
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Simple, energetic and helpful
Describe your personal style:
Casual but with my own swagger...clean and not messy look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Paris, France
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Any films by Jackie Chan!
Your favorite sport:
Sport: American baseball/Hockey
Team: Montreal Canadien de Montreal
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?
Quebec, Montreal—Mont-Royal in summertime!
Favorite moment in modeling:
Doing the John Galliano show!
Your favorite song/artist:
Any french music and jazz
Your wish for 2013?
Make money and help people!

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: Lindsey Le Garrec|
Jason Kanner|Soul Artist Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Alex Bouchard|Soul Artist Management
Special thanks to Lindsey Le Garrec, Jason Kanner and the men's board at Soul Artist Management; Alex for taking the time to visit JTC during his brief stay in NYC!
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

THE VISITOR|WILL HOLIEN






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IN CONVERSATION|WILL HOLIEN

Name|William David Holien
Age|21
Hometown|Watertown, South Dakota

How did you get discovered?
I submitted some photos of myself to agencies
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Playing guitar in a rock band
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a guitarist in a rock band
What's your latest obsession?
How I Met Your Mother—TV series
Your most prize possession?
My guitars
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Paul McCartney
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
On the phone to my parents
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Fun, caring and awesome
Describe your personal style:
Black jeans, t-shirts, denim vest and a leather jacket
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Dark Knight Rises—Scene: When Bruce Wayne climbs out of the prison walls
Your favorite sport:
Sport: American Football
Team: Vikings
Player: Adrian Peterson
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?
Watertown, South Dakota—Five Guys Burger, it is delicious!
Your favorite song/artist:
Hope by We Came As Romans
Your wish for 2013?
Make money and good new friendships!

MODEL AGENTS|AGENCY: 
Elana Katz|Karen Long|Root Mgmt.
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Will Holien|Root Mgmt.
Special thanks to Elana Katz, Karen Long and the men's board at Root Mgmt.; Will for the long walks in the snow with JTC!
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