I was on the street, eating a taco, a tall talent scout ask if I was interest in modeling. I said, I am enjoying my taco and I really don't want to think about it at that moment. He gave me a business card so I call him later on and the rest if history...
What were you doing prior to modeling?
High School and working at the local radio station as a radio news announcer reporting news
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a tango dancer, only as a hobby
What's your latest obsession?
My hometown soccer team, River Plate
Your most prize possession?
iPad, iPhone and everything with an "i"
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
I wanted to become an astronaut when I was younger!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
This morning, to my girlfriend, Paola in Paris!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Happy, Interesting and Friendly
Describe your personal style:
Simple, Basic and Comfortable
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Great Wall of China—I was there for a few days for the Dior Homme Beijing show!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Monty Python and anything with Penelope Cruz in it
Your favorite sport:
Team: River Plate
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?
Buenos Aires, Argentina—Tango dancing in Buenos Aires and going to any steakhouse for a amazing steak!
If you were given a indie cable show, which song would you choose as your opening theme song?
Yayo by Esta es Para Vos
Favorite moment in modeling:
Walking the Dior Homme shows for designer Kris Van Assche!
Your wish for the remaining of 2013?
Work a lot, make a lot of money, visit new countries, travel with my girl, better my english, french, tango dancing and a better life!
Clothing: White shirt, scarf, denim jacket, shirt and khaki trouser, all by Fingers Crossed; tank t-shirt and cap, Christian's own; baseball shirt 55DSL; sneakers by Nike
Mario Acquarulo|IMG Models
MODEL|Christian Garcia|IMG Models
Special thanks to Mario Acquarulo and the men's board at IMG Models; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Christian for his great sense of humor!
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