Tru Trussardi FW 2013 campaign: making of vid
With Tess Hellfeuer. Source: Trussardi channel on Youtube
Dutch born Ton Heukels has been modelling since the summer of 2011 after getting scouted in Milan.
Ton’s retro good looks have seen him grace the pages of magazines including AnotherMan, GQ Italia, Vogue, L’Officiel Hommes Netherlands, Hero, Flaunt, VMAN, Wonderland, Hercules and L’Officiel Italia.
Ton landed his first ad campaigns in Spring/Summer 2012 for Dsquared2, Etro and Topman followed by French Connection (AW12), Etro (SS13 & AW13) and Tru Trussardi (AW13). He’s also been a regular on the runways of Milan, New York and Paris
Full Name: Teunis Fernand Heukels
Birth date: 2 March 1993
Ethnic Origin: Dutch
How were you scouted: I was on holiday with my girlfriend in Milan looking for a restaurant to get some pizza
Favourite grooming product: Does shampoo count?
Hobbies: Mountain climbing and playing my guitar
Fitness Regime: Whenever i’m home I try to go as much as possible
Favourite Movie: The Big Lebowski
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: Let It Bleed by the Rolling Stones
What is your biggest fear?: I’m pretty much fearless
What is your dream country to visit?: Nepal
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: Probably studying
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: Shooting in South Africa
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: If it could be anything it would be Vogue
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: It wasnt really funny, but sitting naked with a lion in front of me was pretty out of the ordinary!
What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: Probably New York because i like the people there and the energy it radiates
Who are your idols?: Muhammad Ali
What was the last dream you remember?: Being chased through a forest and suddenly
How much money would you need to shave your hair off? There are some things money cant buy