Friday, 23 March 2012

Model of the day : Jon Kortajarena

   Everybody heard about Jon Kortajarena. He is a male model from Spain. Jon is 26 years old. In 2009  Forbes ranked Kortajarena 8th in The World's 10 Most Successful Male Models.

He was discovered while vacationing in Barcelona when he was with a friend who was invited to attend a fashion show. An fashion agent noticed him and proposed him to be a model. He said: “Why not?” .

    His first professional experience was a fashion show for Roberto Verino. He left his hometown for Paris. In 2004, at the age of 18, Kortajarena became the face of Just Cavalli for Roberto Cavalli's .His debut was at the fall Milan and Paris fashion weeks for Emporio Armani and John Galliano. Two months later, in New York, Steven Meisel photographed him for Versace.
   Kortajarena's other runway credentials include walking for Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Carolina Herrera, Giorgio Armani, John Galliano, and Chanel in Milan and Paris.
    Some facts about Jon!
  • Kortajarena speaks Euskera.
  • His mother is a hairdresser and she often styles his hair.
  • If he was not modeling he would be studying Publicity and Public Relations; however, he notes that interior designing, cinema and photography are some fields he has always been curious about.
  • His hobbies include watching independent films, reading books by Paulo Coelho, sunbathing, going to the mountains with friends, and listening to music.
  • He describes himself as an 'ultimate romantic'.
  • He is currently involved in the 212 VIP Carolina Herrera perfume promotion of 2011.

Let's see his work:

Guess F/W 08

Matinique F/W 10

Lagerfeld F/W 10

Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Fragrance F/W 11

Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Fragrance F/W 11

DKNY Men F/W 11

H&M Fall 2011 by Terry Richardson

Hugo Boss Orange F/W 11

Jean Paul Gaultier Kokorico Fragrance F/W 11

Lacoste S/S 11

Pepe Jeans S/S 11

Replay S/S 11

Roberto Cavalli S/S 12


Roberto Cavalli Men S/S 12 Show (Jon K opened)

Roberto Verino

L'Officiel Hommes S/S 2008
 He was featured on the cover of the spring/summer 2008 issue of L'Officiel Hommes magazine, devoting him 200 pages, with the cover title reading “200 Pages of Fashion with Jon Kortajarena”.

Vogue Espana March 2011

Vogue Turkey July 2011
In my opinion Jon is the most handsome model at the moment. For the first time I saw him in Carolina Herrera 212 VIP add. You can check a post about this perfume on my blog :
Tell me, what do you think about Jon?

He is so nice!


  1. Like his look :) Thanks for stopping by! :)

  2. he's HOT!!!! one of my favorite male models

    loved your blog btw it's awesome <3

  3. Thanks! Hope you'll visit it again!