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PAUSE Editorial: Boys Of Summer 2018 (Paris)

PAUSE Presents:

BOYS OF SUMMER PARIS

 Class of 2018

Cosmopolitan, lively and diverse are just some of the words our Boys of Summer Paris class of 2018 used to describe the city. Collectively, they represent a newly liberated, fashion-conscious generation with bright ideas for the future.

As with every year, we highlight both established and emerging creatives on the scene in the world’s much loved fashion capital. Fusing the grandeur of old-world Paris with the fresh faced, forward-thinking youth of today, the city of light has never looked so promising.

Photographer: Niels Trassoudaine // @nielstrassou
Fashion Editor: Simon NNdjock // @simonnndjock
Coordinator: Terence Sambo // @terencesambo
Assistant Stylists: Calvin Nymon // @rivegauchestudioss_ & Allan Derrough // @jerkparis
Casting: : Terence Sambo & Simon NNdjock
Interview: Johnson Gold // @Johnson_Gold

Gadou

Name: Gadou
Age: 20 years old
Instagram: @gadouog

What do you do?

I’m the leader of the project plainer media wave. I’m also a model.

What do you love about what you do?

Organise

One word to describe your style:

Cosy

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Nike, Louis Vuitton, Uniqlo

Favourite fashion brand at the moment:

Acne studio

What do you love about Paris?

Diversity

Describe Paris in one word:

Unique

Clothing Credits: Jacket: FACETASM, Trousers and Trainers: ACNE STUDIOS, Technical T-Shirt: ROSSIGNOL

Cyrus

Name: Cyrus Amini
Age: 20 years old
Instagram: @de_tche

What do you do?

Model, delivery man and dancer

What do you love about what you do?

Dancing is literally my passion

One word to describe your style:

Hood style

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Lacoste, North Face, Nike

What is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Probably Lacoste

What do you love about Paris?

Paris is good because there is many and different areas and places to visit

Describe Paris in one word:

Multicultural

Clothing Credits: Shirt: UNIFORME PARIS, Trousers: ETUDES STUDIO, Sneakers: RAF SIMONS x ADIDAS

Loïc

Name: Loïc
Age: 20
Instagram: @loiskiy
What do you do?
I study art and I am a model
What do you love about what you do?
I like what I do because I was lucky to be able to choose, I love to create, and I like to chill
One word to describe your style:
Turbo
Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:
Adidas, Nike, Mercedes Benz
Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Adidas

What do you love about Paris?
Diversity
Describe Paris in one word:
Tekno
Clothing Credits: Bomber: BALENCIAGA, Turtleneck: UNIFORME PARIS, Pants: WALES BONNER,Sneakers: ACNE STUDIOS

Keyvan

Name: Nejad Keyvan
Age: 19 years old
Instagram: @keyvaan.n

What do you do?

I am a student of fashion business and merchandising for Gucci

What do you love about you do?

I am a fashion influencer

One word to describe your style:

Personal

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Cos, Massimo dutti & Givenchy but I wear a lot of Ralph Lauren

What is your favourite fashion brand:

Loewe

What do you love about Paris?

In Paris, I love the way of living, the style, the Parisian Fashion week, the Parisian night, the monuments, the architecture and the fashion scene!

One word to describe Paris:

Fashionable

Clothing Credits: T-Shirt: ACNE STUDIOS,Trousers: APPLE CORE, Triple S Sneakers: BALENCIAGA

Youssou

Name: Youssou
Age: 21 years
Instagram: @youssouchop

What do you do?

I study art and I am model

What do you love about what you do?

Knowing the art of the world and meeting my favourite fashion designers

One word to describe your style:

Artistic

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Balenciaga, Yeezy and JW Anderson

What is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Gucci

Describe Paris in one word:

Art

Clothing Credits: Shirt: PRADA, Trousers and T-Shirt: ACNE STUDIOS, Sneakers: CONVERSE

David

Name: David
Age: 18 years old
Instagram: @hardavent
What do you do?

I am a student and a model

What do you love about what you do?

For me it’s important to study to secure my future, I work to earn my own money, then I love fashion and trying to push my style

One word to describe your style:

I can’t really describe my style, I buy what I like, and I try to rock it

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Nike, Schott, Ralf Lauren

What is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Palm Angels

What do you love about Paris?

I love the nightlife in Paris, the parties, the beauty of the city, the meetings we can do and the opportunities we can have

Describe Paris in one word:

Living

Clothing Credits: Knitwear Vest: MARNI, Sneakers: RAF SIMONS, Trousers: QASIMI

Koffi

Name: Koffi
Age: 19
Instagram: @koffi.w
What do you do:

I’m studying marketing and communication and also a model

What do you love about what to do:

I always loved fashion and modelling allows me to know more about the fashion industry like my studies.

One word to describe your style:

Instinctive

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Levi’s, Nike and Vintage stuff

What is your favourite fashion brand at the moment:

I don’t know I really like to find stuff in thrift shops. But now I really like a French brand called @paradoxeparis

What you love about Paris:

Meet new people every day and the city of course!

Paris in one word:

TRAP

Clothing Credits: Knitwear and Trousers: ACNE STUDIOS, Trainers: BALENCIAGA

Tandrina

Name: Tandrina
Age: 18 years old
Instagram: @livekoba

What do you do?

I’m currently in high school but I make music and I paint sometimes when I’m bored

What do you love about what you do?

Doing my own things

One word to describe your style:

Hood

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

I wear Lacoste, Sergio Tachinni tracksuit and Nike Tn, Asics shoes. But sometimes I wear stuff like Ysl, Balmain, Prada…

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Definitely Louis Vuitton

What do you love about Paris?

Fashion sense and the aura

Describe Paris in one word:

Versatile

Clothing Credits: Coat: APPLE CORE,T-Shirt: ANVIER, Shorts: ACNE, Sneakers: GUCCI

Forlawn

Name: Forlawn
Age: 23
Instagram: @forlawnk

What do you do?

Model – Singer

What do you love about what you do?

I’m working on my art because I need to share love through my vision and I hope one day I will be a standard, an example for people that I love. I have two little brothers and one little sister, I want to be a role model for them and make my mom proud.

One word to describe your style?

My style is simple and efficient

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Raf Simons, Burberry, Gucci

What is your favourite designer?

My favourite brand/creator is Raf Simons

What do you love about Paris?

I don’t know how to explain how I feel about Paris, I like this city, I really love it, but I hate it at the same time. Because we are so many people in a little place, so everybody is trying to exist. I mean, here, if you don’t do something important, you are nothing for people, so we must work harder, to fight against people who practice the same thing as you, we always must compete against each other. In this city people are doing incredible things but what is the price? so many people get depressed in the industry, so many people become evil manipulators for money or any kind of powers…

One word to describe Paris?

Weight of success

Clothing Credits: Bib Shorts: LECOL, Shirt: ETUDES STUDIO, RAF SIMONS, Sneakers: NIKE

Lupo

Name: Lupo
Age: 18 years old
Instagram: @lupodanslamatrix

What do you love about what you do?

I live between Paris and Berlin. Most of the time I’m hanging out with my friends, playing Soccer doing some rap shit or going out at night. I Love to be outside doing stuff that keeps me away from being lazy and that awakes my creativity for music and fashion

One word to describe your style:

Cozy

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

North Face, CDG, Stüssy. But I prefer to keep my style variable from the Brands

What is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

I really like what C2H4 is doing at the moment

What do you love about Paris?

I love Paris because of my district the 19th, my friends, the diversity of the City and the inspiration you can get from

Describe Paris in one word:

Fast

Clothing Credits: Shorts: PRADA, Shirt and Sneakers: ACNE STUDIOS

Ambrose

Name: Ambrose
Age: 17
Instagram: @am8rose

What do you do?

I’m a freelance model, I’m also a member of the @8scuela an artistic collective.

What do you love about what you do?

I love to meet and connect with new people, and travel as much as possible

One word to describe your style:

Realness

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Adidas, Pink Dolphins, Gucci

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Laboratoire.corp

What do you love about Paris?

I love the architecture, art takes an important place in the city

Paris in one word:

Lively

Clothing Credits: T-shirt: QASIMI, Trousers: ACNE STUDIOS, Sneakers: NIKE

Warren

Name: Warren
Age: 25
Instagram: @warrenla7

What do you do?

Internship in fashion (Hermès)

What do you love about what you do?

I have the chance to work in luxury. For me, It’s a big twist in my life. I always wanted to work in fashion but working in luxury is a big opportunity today and my job is formative, so I’m filled with happiness.

One word to describe your style:

Mini/maximalism

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Balenciaga, Prada, CK205W39NYC

What is your favourite brand at the moment?

Prada

What do you love about Paris?

Paris is a field of possibilities. You can find an industry for fashion, industry for art, industry for history and intellectual subjects, industry for food, districts for everything. Paris is for everyone, everyone fit in Paris and Paris fits in everyone. That’s what I like.

Paris in one word:

(City of) Lights

Clothing Credits: Sweater and Jacket: BURBERRY, Trousers: WALES BONNER, Sneakers: GUCCI

Noé & Adam

Name: Noé Rayane
Age: 17
Instagram: @noerayane

What do you do?

Student

What do you love about what you do?

Miscellaneous

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Prada, Sandro and Adidas

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Alyx Studio

What do you love about Paris?

It’s a multicultural city

Describe Paris in one word:

Cosmopolitan

Name: Adam
Age: 17 years old
Instagram: @adamickael

What do you do?

Medical student.

What do you love about what you do?

That’s what I always wanted to do.

One word to describe your style:

Unstable.

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Acne studios, Prada and lots of random stuff from charity stores.

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

It’s not about brands, it’s about pieces of clothing, of what you like, of how you’re going to make it look like you. But if I have to name one, I’ll say Prada.

What do you love about Paris?

It’s street culture, but there are plenty of beautiful girls here. Many things to see in Paris.

Describe Paris in one word:

Cosmopolitan

Clothing Credits: Noe: Tracksuit: ICEBERG, T-shirt: MINUS TWO
Trainers: ACNE STUDIOS, Shoulder Bag: PRADA / Adam Tracksuit: ICEBERG Tshirt: MINUS TWO, Sock Trainers: PAUL SMITH, Belt bag: PRADA, model’s own sunglasses

MRT

Name: MRT
Age: 20 years old
Instagram: @mrtscuelagang

What do you do?

I’m a freelance model and I’m part of a band, @8scuela

What do you love about what you do?

I love experimenting, discovering new things and travelling

One word to Describe your Style:

High

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Adidas, Axel Arigato and Palm Angels

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

All In

What do you love about Paris?

I love the diversity, the cultural exchange inspires me a lot

Describe Paris in one word:

Worldwide

Clothing Credits: Shirt and Trousers: UNIFORME PARIS, T-shirt: ACNE STUDIOS, Sneakers: SSENSE x REEBOK

Alhassana & Alfusainey Drammeh

Name: Drammeh Alfusainey
Age: 18 years old
Instagram: @alfu_xii

What do you do?

I’m a student, model and I’m enjoying life

One word to describe your style:

Ying – Yong.

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Gucci, Phillip Plein, Dsquared2

What is your favourite brand at the moment?

Versace

What do you love about Paris?

I love the old style of Paris

Paris in one word:

Star

Name: Drammeh Alhassana
Age: 18
Instagram: @la2ss_
What do you do?

I’m studying, modelling and I play football

What do you love about what you do?

Make sure the clothes look good when I’m on a shoot

One word to describe your style:

Designer

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Fila, Gucci, Off-White

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Adidas Originals

What do you love about Paris?

The diversity

Describe Paris in one word:

Magic

Clothing Credits: Alfusainey: Jacket and Pants: ETUDES STUDIO, Sandals: DR MARTENS, Models own sunglasses / Alhassana: Shirt and Trousers: ATELIER NEUTRE, Sneakers: VALENTINO

Flyest Shot

Name: Flyest shot
Age: 20 years old
Instagram: @flyestshot

What do you do?

I’m a dancer and I do krump

What do you love about what you do?

I love to express myself, it makes me feel free and I use my body for that

One word to describe your style:

Dark

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Nike, Gucci pants, Ralph Lauren

Favourite fashion brand at the moment?

Balenciaga

What do you love about Paris?

The determination of people

Describe Paris in one word:

Gang

Clothing Credits: Track Jacket, Bomber Jacket & Trousers BURBERRY, Sneakers: YEEZY x ADIDAS

Franck

Name: Franck Otianga
Age: 20 years old

Instagram: @franck.otianga

What do you do?

I’m studying Motion Design and I’m a model

What do you love about what you do?

Diversity and all the beautiful people I’ve met along these experiences

One word to describe your style:

Simple

Three brands we will find in your wardrobe:

Diesel, Levi’s, Lee Cooper

Who is your favourite fashion brand at the moment?

YSL

What do you love about Paris?

In Paris, you can never get bored because there’s always something to do. This city is so beautiful, lively and welcoming whether in the day or at night.

Describe Paris in one word:

Voilà!!

Clothing Credits: Double Denim Jacket and Denim Jeans: Y/Project, Hoodie: MINUS TWO, Shoes: DR MARTENS

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