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Cool Kid Chronicles: Jaden Michael

In this next installment of Cool Kid Chronicles, we head to Soho and hang out with Jaden Michael who we've known since Tristin + Tyler were about 8 years old. Whether they work on a PBS pilot together or end up seeing each other at auditions, these kids always seem to meet up in the NYC someway somehow, so I thought it was only fitting to feature cool kid Jaden. 

Jaden is not only talented as an actor and model, he's super funny, sweet and very well rounded. We spent a whole day together which included shooting these photos, going to a fun craft event and trekking in downtown NYC in the snow, and even in the FREEZING cold, Jaden's charm is undeniable!  Learn more about this cool kid below and make sure to follow him on Instagram: @jadenmichael

How long have you been acting? What do you love about acting?
I have been acting for 11 years.
I love creating characters and being able to make people feel certain emotions. Acting is about people and understanding them and then telling their story.

How long have you been modeling?
I have been modeling since the age of two. My first modeling job was for Sean John, I was two years old.

What's your favorite place to hang out in NYC?
New York City is a great place with many things to do and see. I love hanging out in Central Park, The Intrepid Museum, and The Museum of Natural History. Those are my favorite places in New York. 

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to become a famous actor, and study criminal justice to become a lawyer.

If you could have one super power what would it be and why?
SPEED with speed you can go really fast, time travel, climb walls, go through walls, and cause and stop natural disasters.

What apps are on your phone? Which is your fave?
I have Snapchat, Instagram,  Netflix and many video games. My favorite app is Pako, a video game.

Do you play any sports?
No, I do not play any sports, but I love being active and working out. I love skateboarding.

What's your favorite emoji?
I don't have a favorite emoji. I mostly use bitmoji. But if I had to choose an emoji it would be the nerd.

What's your favorite Tristin + Tyler video?
The video where they go to Black Tap. I'm a NYC kid and loved hearing the owner's story.

What's your favorite subject in school?
My favorite subject in school is Language Arts. I enjoy ready and writing.

If you could work with any actor/actress who would it be?
I would love to meet and work with Kevin Spacey. I love watching him on his tv shows and movies and sometimes wonder what it would be like to work with him.

What was your favorite acting project so far and why?

My favorite acting project so far has been Wonderstruck.  We were a great team and we all worked very well together. I loved having the opportunity of working at The Museum of Natural History and learning about the Deaf Culture and Community. The most fascinating part about working on Wonderstruck was visiting the Queens Museum and being able to walk on the miniature size of New York City.

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Photos/Styling/Creative: By TIffany Casanova

Do you know of a cool kid that should be featured on Cool Kid Chronicles? Let us know! Shoot us an email hello@tristinandtyler.com

xo,
TIffany

Tristin + Tyler's Threads: Appaman Parka

Yesterday the boys turned 13 - YEP 13. I am still freaking about it, but excited about new opportunities for them and glad they are still so sweet as they grow. Not only did they wake up 13 year old, its LITERALLY 13 degrees out!! So I was super psyched that our friends at Appaman sent us their down parka for the boys to wear.  Not only is it warm, but it's pretty sleek so when I style the boys I can dress the coats up or down - which I love since they run around the city to various appointments all week long after school.

Check out the parka here and all of Appaman's other hot outwear here, perfect to time to get that warmer coat!

Stay toasty!

xo, Tiffany

Tristin + Tyler's Threads: NUNUNU

I am a big fan of minimal, simple clothing, with awesome details. If you are too, you've got to check out NUNUNU. This brand creates pieces in mostly black, grey and white, but the details in each piece, like the diagonal zipper on Tristin + Tyler's jacket, gives that special something that let's you know you've bought quality - AND - it looks good with any and everything.

Make sure to check out NUNUNU here, they've got something for babies, kids, tweens and teens. So excited we got a chance to feature them! Happy Holidays and make sure to let us know if you check them out!

xo, Tiffany

Tristin + Tyler's Threads: DIESEL IS FUR ALL

I'm not a fan of this cold weather, but definitely a fan of styling the boys in layered gear by Diesel!  We had our first snow flurries this weekend while I shot these images of Diesel's cute little Furry hanging out with the boys as part of the Diesel is Fur All holiday campaign. Too cute, huh?  When I walked into their location in Columbus Circle I was so glad to choose from all of the different denim washes, my favorite jogg jeans (which are super stretchy and comfortable for kids to play in), fun holiday plaids and Tristin's shearling! LOVE! There is literally something for everyone.

Diesel is having a big sale for the holidays so make sure to head into the store or check them out here!

Happy Happy HOLIDAYS!

xo, Tiffany

Photography, Styling + Creative by Tiffany Casanova

We were provided with clothing for this post, all opinions expressed are my own.

Tristin + Tyler's Threads: Loud Apparel FW 2016

I can't believe it's Thanksgiving already. It's truly one of my favorite holidays and the boys and I have been planning our outfits so we have enough room to fit ALL THE FOOD! The boys decided to rock these awesome sweatshirts from Loud Apparel. Super cozy with enough room for the belly to expand! :)   You know we are BIG supporters of Loud (check out this and this!) because of their creativity and quality, and each season they NEVER disappoint. 

I love the"Bla Bla Blah" on these shirts -- perfect because all the boys will be doing this holiday season is eating, no time for chatting!  Make sure to check out the latest from Loud Apparel and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

xo, Tiffany

Threads: KITH X RUGRATS

Tyler, Ronnie Fieg and Tristin

Tyler, Ronnie Fieg and Tristin

I use men's fashion to influence what Tristin + Tyler wear all the time. I love taking bits and pieces from this runway show, or that style influencer on Instagram. I was so excited to be invited to KITH NYC in Brooklyn, one of the hottest spots for sneaker lovers and "street style" obsessed guys and gals, for the launch of their collaboration with Nickelodeon's Rugrats!  Love the bright colors of the pieces and seeing the faces of my fave Rugrats Angelica and Timmy on clothing and accessories, the boys were ecstatic!

Ronnie Fieg is owner of the KITH brand, and I love his story. He was born and raised in Queens and took what he was most nostalgic about and made an explosive brand out of it.  I've been following Ronnie and KITH for a while, and I'm so glad he's invested in kids style.  Not only did he start KITH but also KITH Treats so you can indulge in your favorite cereals from when you were a kid! We'll see if we can go behind the scenes of KITH Treats on What's Up, CIty Kid?!

Take a look at the pics from the event, the new collection and a few other pieces we love below and make sure to check out the KITH X RUGRATS collection!

xo,

Tiffany

Image via villaschweppes.com

Image via villaschweppes.com

Tristin + Tyler's Threads: Butter Super Soft

I'm not a big fan of the cold, but having really cozy, soft sweats really makes it all do-able. This weekend the boys and their cousin Madison (whose missing a ton of teeth SO CUTE!) spent a ton of time outside playing basketball, throwing themselves in piles of leaves and crafting wearing Butter Super Soft.

This brand understands what day-to-day basics for kids should feel and look like, and all of their pieces wash well which is a huge bonus for me! Whether the boys are layering their tees and hoodies for school or Madison wears a full comfy sweatsuit on a play-date, this brand knows comfortable.  You've gotta check them out here

Stay cozy!

xo, TIffany