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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

GarconJon meets... Jordan Henrion #GQforGAP

Jordan Henrion has one of those faces I feel I've seen many times before. That may be because, as a blogger, he's worked on some of the coolest digital campaigns of the past few years. After creating spectacular imagery time and again the pressure was on for me to step it up in our GQ for GAP shoot and as the first Paris gent of the series, I wanted to nail it.

For Jordan, I wanted a location that wasn't typically Parisienne so we headed out to the North West of the city to shoot in the city's newest skate-park. It fit the relaxed LA aesthetic of M.Nii perfectly and we were even blessed with some California sun to boot.

Check out the full shoot and interview below, and his blog at

Jordan Henrion, Communication Consultant

Where did you grow up and where do you live now? I’m from Saarbrucken in Germany and I’ve been living in Paris since 2010.

What's your star sign? Leo.

Describe yourself in 5 words? The boy in the blue.

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? An explorer.

Most played song on your playlist? FKA 'Two Weeks'.

What defines you as Parisienne? My french accent when I speak in English.

How does it feel to be internet-famous? Frustrated. You’ve got 40K potential targets on Instagram but you’re still single!

You've worked on so many interesting projects as a blogger with some incredible brands – what's been your best experience so far? As I choose all the brands I work with it’s always a pleasure to collaborate. We trust each other and give our best to create something authentic.

Favourite item of clothing in your wardrobe? A white T-shirt, that's simply what fit me the best.

Who are your style influencers? I don’t have any style influencers, I’m not really into fashion, I just like to wear things I like the way I want.

What blog are you currently reading? I like the work of Christoph.

This collaboration between GQ and GAP is about finding new menswear talent in America. What does great American design mean to you? For me American Design means casual sportswear, a fashion that came from the streets. It's nothing compared to Italian or French fashion design. Something more urban.

Finally, leave us with some words of wisdom...No rules, no regrets, no return, no limits.

See the full shoot below.

Click here to see the shoot on GQ France.