Thursday, October 30, 2014

JTC ENCORE: STEVE MILATOS|ADAM










MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Steve Milatos|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman and the men's board at Adam Models; Steve for his time and stopping by to see JTC again!

GQ STYLE CHINA|EXTREME FORMS|CASTING





























Images: Charlie Engman
Styling: Haidee Findlay-Levin
Casting: John Tan/JTC Casting
Hair: Tamas Tuzes/L'Atelier
Makeup: Blair Jaffer
Models: Gryphon O'Shea|NY Models; Gustaaf Wassink|Fusion
Fashion Assistant: Aryeh Lappin
Digital Operator: Jonathan Hokklo

Special thanks to: Charlie Engman and Haidee Findlay-Levin for the opportunity; Christophe Sanchez-Vahle at New York Models and Shawn Zane at Fusion Models.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

I.T POST|LUCKY BLUE SMITH|CASTING



































IT POST MAGAZINE (HK) #16

FALL/WINTER FASHION ISSUE
https://www.ithk.com/
PHOTOGRAPHER: Kwannam Chu
STYLING: Kim Veerathanondech
CASTING: John Tan for JTC Casting
HAIR: Jefferson Mosquera
MAKEUP: Alex Justimbaste
ASSISTANTS TO STYLIST: Niamh O'Keefe, Melissa St. Clair

FASHION: Comme des Garçons; Kiasia;  Wooyoungmi; N.Hoolywood, Visvim, and  Saturdays Surf 

MODEL: Lucky Blue Smith|Next Models (LA)
Special thanks to: Kwannam Chu for the opportunity; Idalia Salsamendi at Next (LA)


JTC DIGITALS: JABEL RODRIGUEZ|TWO MANAGEMENT





















MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Katie Wolland|Two Management
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Jabel Rodriguez|Two Management
Special thanks to Katie Wolland and Two Model Management; Jabel for taking time to visit JTC while in town with his girlfriend!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MARIO!|MARIO CASTELLANO
























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IN CONVERSATION|MARIO CASTELLANO

Name|Mario Alberto Castellano
Age|24
Hometown|Bitonto, Italy

How did you get discovered?
A brand called "New Yorker" was looking for guys to promote their clothing in my town and they picked me from the street.
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Studying philosophy as my major at university
People would be surprised to know that I...
Despite being a left hand,  I actually roll my cigarettes with my right hand!
What's your latest obsession?
Developing my researches concerning philosophy, economics and politics. Creating a path for my life.
Your most prize possession?
My tattoos
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My ideals and principals
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my mom and dad
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Daring, Honest and Philosophical
Describe your personal style:
Goth sportswear look
Your favorite place you have travel to:
New York City! I finally got here!
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Candy—Scene: The ending scene and the song
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Martial Arts
Martial Artist: Any Sower
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?
Bitonto, Italy—I will take you to Caserta Rossani in Bari
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? 
The show would be about me...craziest shit you'd never expect from such a quiet guy" 1st show would be about how to learn to get a piercing while feeling pleasure!
Favorite moment in modeling:
Shooting for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan during fashion week!
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
I want my family to be happy, the happiest ever!

Clothing: White hoodie coat by Fingers Crossed; t-shirt with color print by Junk Food; sweater by Kookus

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Mario Castellano|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to George Brown, Dave Fothergill, Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Heather Stein at Michele Marie PR; Mario for reaching out and coming to JTC to be interview and photographed again!
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MARIO CASTELLANO' S SELF PORTRAIT


Monday, October 27, 2014

THIS IS BOBBY R.|BOBBY RAKE



































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IN CONVERSATION|BOBBY RAKE

Name|Bobby E. Rake
Age|19
Hometown|Portland, Oregon

How did you get discovered?
I started through a family friend that asked my mom  to send in pics of me. Next morning, my mom asked if I wanted to model and then my modeling adventure began!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I focused on high school sports (Basketball and Football) also passing my classes in school.
People would be surprised to know that I...
always have a rather hard time making up my mind cause I always wanted to choose the right decision!
What's your latest obsession?
Muscle cars (Love!) 
Your most prize possession?
My 1968 Chevelle!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
My grandpa from my dad side. He had very good morales. He was fun & wise. I wanted to be a father one day, like him!
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mom was the last one I said I love you to & that was about an hour ago...love you mom!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Adaptive, Positive and Indecisive
Describe your personal style:
I like to dress tough but cleancut no matter if it is a classy event or just hanging out!
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Maui, Hawaii
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Remember The Titans—Scene: When all of the guys are singing, "Na Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye!"
Your favorite sport:
Sport: Beach Volley Ball
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?
Portland, Oregon—You will find me at  my garage, kitchen or hanging with my buds in the backyards with my dog!
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your opening song?
My show would be about cars performance, muscle cars in particular. Theme song would be Kick Start My Heart by Motley Crew
Favorite moment in modeling:
My first step out of the Calvin Klein runway in Milan & seeing a million flashing lights, feeling no fear but it seemed so unreal!
Your dream car would be...
Dark green 1971 Challenger R/T
Your wish for the remainder of 2014?
My wish would be to have an endless amount money to take my family on trips. Own a beautiful place, give a lot to charity and give the best presents to my friends and family!

Clothing: Polo shirts, checkered print shirt, coat, cardigans and trousers, all by Fred Perry; sneakers by Vans; bomber coat by Fingers Crossed

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Jeanna Ridout|IMG Models
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Bobby Rake|IMG Models
Special thanks to Jeanna Ridout and the men's board at IMG; Bennett Polen at Fred Perry; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Bobby for his time, his knowledge on automobiles and being photographed by JTC!
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BOBBY RAKE' S SELF PORTRAIT