Everyone, in their own way, according to their style, their way of life, reclaims the iconic Golf derby, a versatile shoe in essence. From Paris to Tokyo, this all-terrain model allows the Weston tribe to explore the city without constraints, in a step-by-step search for freedom.
Dayanne is a creative. Animated by the Paris skate scene, he joined, after having gone through Sciences Po and Parsons, the European branch of Supreme. At the same time, he also takes part in several committed projects, from ready-to-wear to contemporary art curating and even music. Free electron of cool made in Paris, we often see him, an Orangina on the table, at the Café de la Perle, not far from his offices.
Kristina De Coninck
Originally from Antwerp, Kristina is as much a muse as an artist. It was in a bar where she worked at the time that she was noticed by the Antwerp Six, a small group of Belgian designers who would later become true legends of the international fashion scene. The face of Martin Margiela for many years, she now expresses herself through sculpture from her studio, around Fontainebleau. You will recognize her haughty port and her ice blue eyes in the streets bordering the Carreau du Temple, where she spends most of her time during her Parisian escapades.
You could say that over the years Joseph has moved to the other side of the lens. After a remarkable debut in modeling, it was to photography that he began to have a real passion. Child of the 18th arrondissement of Paris, natural light and raw beauty, unfiltered, inhabit him as surely as his penchant for the ocean, where he likes to recharge his batteries surrounded by his loved ones. During the heatwave months, it is not uncommon to see him enjoying a caramel pancake in the most beautiful ports of the Côte d'Azur.
Between football and artistic direction there is only one step. David Bellion is proof of this. After his heyday in the ranks of Girondins de Bordeaux and Manchester United, he officiates as Brand Manager of Red Star FC, the legendary Saint-Ouen football club. Driven by fashion, photography, music and cinema, David is a multidisciplinary autodidact with a keen eye. And, as a result, grabs the top spot when it comes to combining athleticism with creativity.
Of Iranian origin, Syrus grew up between the streets bordering the Buttes Chaumont and his father's shop at the Saint-Ouen Flea Market, specializing in antique fabrics and high-value oriental rugs. If it is on the stage that we find him in his early days, it is in front of the camera that he mainly shows his talent today. After being named in the category of revelation of the year at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, he has followed series and author films with flying colors. And becomes one of the French players to watch closely.
At just 22, you could almost argue that Lewis has lived 5 lives. Bathed in music since his eleventh birthday, composer, DJ, collaborations with Lana Del Rey, Fakear, the Pirouettes, Friday Sur Mer and more recently Rejjie Snow, a singular outfit, between the splendor of the 80s and the Technicolor of the decade next, and an audio style of its own, the Melodic Groove. On the Butte Montmartre, where he lives, it is an electric keyboard in his hand that he walks us through the maze of steep streets bordering the rue Lepic. Where Paris has country airs, an Italian-disco background to boot.
After a spell on the benches of the Duperré school, it is as a stylist that Bérenger officiates. Accustomed to the bear of illustrious niche titles, such as Marfa Journal, ID or Double Magazine, he sometimes also turns into an artist, recycling clothes that he finds on the stalls of Guerrisol or flea markets around his home, in the 13th arrondissement. From Kellermann Park, where he has his habits, to cinemas, where he fulfills his passion for Karine Viard, Paris is a life-size escape for Bérenger Pelc.
A multidisciplinary entrepreneur, Theodoros excels just as much when he manages Pressure, his 360 ° project bringing together a clothing label, an image agency and a magazine, as the Adelfos room, the Greek restaurant he opened with his cousin in 2019 in around Place Saint-Georges. In Paris, he spends most of his time working. But it is with those close to him, on his homeland in Greece, that he escapes at least once a year, to blows of blue skies and rocky beaches with evocative names.
A multidisciplinary artist with a singular style, Ran Tondabayashi has become known for his pop works, mixtures of collages, illustrations, paintings and 3D modeling. A tangy dreamlike universe, with obvious and controlled 90s connotations. Beyond her art, it is her style that she also cultivates in a heteroclyte way, in the streets of Ginza, where cool is king. Paved with her two-tone Golf Derby, it is between old Tokyo and the trendiest places as she broadcasts her 3.0 vision of Tokyo's new art scene.
If you are to believe the appearances, Akio Hasegawa represents the Archipelago's best in fashion. And, in this case, it is the pure truth. Founding member of Monocle magazine, he became its fashion editor-in-chief, and continued his stylistic peregrinations for the greatest Japanese titles: Popeye, Uomo, AH.H. Multidisciplinary, he also embarked on consulting for certain fashion houses, and created his own line of clothing, whose name simply takes its initials: AH From the terrace of Café À La Tienne, where we see him regularly, to the streets Bordering the Nissay Theater, Akio strolls, a pair of JM Westons at his feet.
In Japan, meticulousness is more than an art of living, it is a vocation. Expert in the art of sublimating shoes awaiting a little revamp, Yuya Hasegawa has forged a reputation as a messiah in the Archipelago's shoemaking microcosm. After starting out as a shoeshiner in the streets of Tokyo, he opened his own store in Aoyama, “Brift H.”, in which he operated under the enchanted eyes of lovers of fine shoes. The hushed atmosphere, like a private bar for great men, finishes painting the picture of an ad hoc place in which to make your J.M. Westons shine. And the others, of course.