Friday, March 30, 2012

THAT FACE|ALLEN TAYLOR


Clothing: T-shirt by Zanerobe; shirt by Trovata;
short sleeve shirt by Bespoken
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IN CONVERSATION: ALLEN TAYLOR
Name|Allen Taylor

Age|19

Hometown|Surrey, South London


How did you get discovered?

I was discovered while shopping in Topshop


What were you doing prior to modeling?

I am a rapper but I model full time now


People would be surprised to know that I...

never cheated on a girlfriend before!


Three adjectives that best describes you:

Fun, humble, loving


What's your latest obsession?

Chicken and gym


Your most prize possession?

My collection of hats and Air Jordans!


Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?

Spiderman


When is the last time you said "I Love You" to someone?

Last night to my mum!


Describe your personal style

Just me. I think it's different to most other models. It's very London!


Your favorite place you have travel to

New York City!


Your favorite films

There's way too many amazing films to choose from, if I have to choose, it probably would be Gladiator, City Of God or Menace To Society


Your favorite sport or sports figure

Only sport I am really into is the gym and training

Hannibal For King Ghetto Workout is my inspiration. I do urban gymnastic workouts. Check him out on youtube!


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?

Surrey, South London—Nando's! or classic British Fish & Chips!


Your favorite song?

I love music too much to have a favorite but UK Rap & Grime I listen to most and Dancehall music!


Greatest moment in modeling:

Vogue Homme Japan shoot with photographer Terry Richardson & stylist Nicola Formachetti. The shoot I enjoyed the most was for Arena Homme Plus with photographer Jamie Morgan. I love to work with him again, it was amazing fun!


What is your wish for 2012?

That I will be driving by the end of this year!


MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: Dounia Benjelloul|Select (UK)

IMAGES|Minh Ngo

(IN CONVERSATION) IMAGE|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan

MODEL|Allen Taylor|Select (UK)

Special thanks to photographer Minh Ngo for the additional shots; Dounia Benjelloul and the men's board at Select (UK); Amanda Greenfield at Williamson PR; Whitney Saffel & Natalie Conor at Maguire & Steele PR; Lauren Hubbard at Factory PR; Allen for finally meeting up with JTC, the second time is the charmer!

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