Tuesday 24 October 2017

Gaetan's chunky, teal grey snood is a quirky alternative to a scarf and his suede boots are a great trainer-shoe hybrid.

Gaetan Billault
Gaetan Billault

he is Gaetan Billault, 28, graphic designer and student, France, living in Dublin 8.

he wears Jacket, Marche aux Puces de Clignancourt in Paris, €100. Zip top, €1.50, flea market in Zagreb. Jeans by April 77, €85, Paris. Hat by Leaf fair trade. Snood, knitted by my sister. Bag by Episode, €35, vintage shop in Paris. Boots by Adidas, €100.

what is your...

  • Favourite shop?

Cailles de Luxe in Paris.

  • Bargain buy?

A black leather Pop jacket for €15 from Urban Outfitters.

  • Biggest splurge?

A pair of red, black and beige knitted trainers by Paul & Joe for €140 in Paris.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Bjork and the worst is Christina Aguilera.

  • Favourite label or designer?

Sixpack, which is an urban style, French label that invites graphic designers to create T-shirt motifs.

  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €50.

  • Last fashion buy?

These boots.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

A large percentage of what I buy at flea markets doesn't fit properly.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love organic patterns and I hate sequins.

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