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Talking Heads – Hugo Gillain

Shot by Ashton Hugh – Fashion Editor Martin Metcalf – Model Hugo Gillain at Premier Model Management – Grooming by Samuel Johnson // Coat and Turtleneck Fendi – Earring Monies

New or recycled?
These days, recycled.
What do you have for lunch on a Sunday?
Belgian fries, of course.
Running in the park or training in the gym?
Training in the gym, because I hate running!
What’s the snack you loved as a kid?
It’s called ‘pomme-pot’, and it’s like an apple sauce you drink from a small pouch. So good!
Vintage or straight from the catwalk?
Vintage for everyday and straight from catwalk when I’m traveling.


Coat and Trousers Fendi – Earring Monies – Boots Jil Sander // Coat Pronounce

How did you first get into modeling?
My agent scouted me during a festival in Belgium two years ago.
London or New York City?
I’ve never been to NYC, but I really want to go there!
If you weren’t a model, what would you be?
I’m, first of all, a psychology student, but modeling helps me pay for my tuition, so I’m grateful for all of this.
Reading or watching Netflix?
Reading manga and watching anime.
How would you describe your personal style?
Kinda somber, but I guess that I still want to be noticed.


Jacket Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY – Hat Junya Watanabe // Coat, Trousers and Jacket Lanvin – T-Shirt Jil Sander – Earring Alighieri


How would you describe your personal style?
Kinda somber, but I guess that I still want to be noticed.
Skateboard or electronic scooter?
Electronic scooter, because I’m lazy.
Is there a trend you’d wish it stayed a thing of the past?
No, there isn’t.
How do you dress for a date? What about castings?
I don’t really care about the occasion, I just want to feel good in what I’m wearing.
Is there a thing you had to wear for a job that you wished you could bring home?
Yes, of course. I always wear great clothing and want to bring so much of it back home with me.
What’s the most common misconception about modeling?
‘Models are very competitive with each other’. That’s not true, as I’ve met so many good friends all around the world.


Suit Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY – Shirt Takahiromiyashita The Soloist – Socks Falke – Hat Junya Watanabe – Shoes Adieu Paris // Coat and Trousers Fendi – Earring Monies – Boots Jil Sander

Do you have any advice for those who want to start a career in the fashion industry?
Don’t expect a lot of things to come quickly, take your time and enjoy what you’re doing.
What’s your favourite perfume?
I’ve always wanted a specific Dior perfume, but I’ve never found it, because I don’t remember what it’s called (Laughs, E.D.).
What’s your relationship with social networks?
I don’t like social networks, I much prefer living in the moment. Anyhow, Instagram is a useful tool for a model.
How do you deal with online criticism?
I absolutely don’t care.
What’s your favourite song?
I listen to many different kinds of music. So, I don’t really know what my all-time favourite track is, but my favourite song at the moment is ‘Snake’.


Coat Pronounce – Trousers Paul Smith – Jumper and Boots Bottega Veneta // Jacket Liam Hodges – Shirt JW Anderson