New Angels, Hi Charlie! Editorial & Interview

A KALTBLUT exclusive editorial. Photographer Valentin Fabre teamed up with Stylist & Art director Tahi Guy Roland to create this editorial about the famous ballroom scene in Paris. The story is about 3 transgender from the Paris Ballroom scene: Gigi, Alaia & Claude.  (dancers of voguing).  New Angels, Hi Charlie!  was shoot in the club called Folies Pigalle where it all began. Set Design and second stylist is Kyo Jino, Make up & Nails by Korleon Glow and Hair by Kemo Hair Control.

Claude is wearing: Total Look by 91ppmm, Corset by vintage shop, Shoes by &another Stories

Alaia is wearing: Necklace and earrings by Asos, Total look by Guerasfatim, Shoes by Christian Louboutin. Gigi is waering earrings by Asos, top by Off White, Trousers by Manzarine, Bag by Delvaux,  Gloves: vintage Shop, Shoes by Christian Louboutin

Alaia is wearing: Necklace by Make Me Better, Gloves by Alice Vaillant, Trousers by Neith Nyer and Shoes by Neith Nyer

Claude is wearing: Coat by Alice VaillantAlaia is wearing Necklace by Make Me Better, Gloves by Alice Vaillant, Trousers by Neith Nyer. Gigi is wearing Necklace by 91 ppmm, Top by 91 ppmm, Trousers by 91 ppmm

Alaia wearing: Top by vintage shop, Catsuit by Alice Vaillant, Belt by Alice Vaillant. Gigi is wearing: Jacket by Vivienne Westwood, Top by Asos, Trousers by Neith Nyer, Shoes by vintage shop (L. A). Claude is wearing: Necklace by Make Me Better, Kimono by Mazarine, Gloves by Delphine Delafon, Shoes by & Another Stories

Gigi is wearing: Jacket by Vivienne Westwood, Top by Asos, Trousers by Off White, Shoes by Vintage Shop (L. A)

Dress by Iris Van Herpen

Dress by Iris Van Herpen

Dress by Iris Van Herpen

Dresses by Iris Van Herpen, Gigi is wearing: shoes by Christian Loubouin

Alaia is wearing: Total Look by 91ppm, Shoes by Christian Louboutin, Necklace by Make Me Better, Keiona (as the Pimp) is wearing: Fur by Off White, Total Look by 91ppm, Shoes by Christian Louboutin Claude is wearing: Total Look by 91ppm, Shoes by & Other Stories. Gigi is wearing: Total Look by 91ppm, Body by Asos Vintage shop (L.A)

Gigi is wearing Necklace by 91 ppmm, Top by 91 ppmm, Trousers by 91 ppmm, Shoes: Martin Margiela

Interview

Which house are you in?
I m from the Legendary Iconic House of Mizrahi
Which category are you walking?
Im doing Fem Queen Face category
How old were you when you first started questioning your gender identity?
Since childwood, I have never understood this binary identity, so I always considered myself as a girl even some of my body parts weren’t.
Do you feel like people interact with you differently now, in 2017?
My passing is good , but I don’t feel myself Real enough , I  wish for 2018 to be “unlokable, but actually in the streets I  am seen as a woman, and I am a woman.
Has the ballroom scene been supportive ?
I am a person who doesn’t trust herself , the ballroom scene taught me to be more confident.

Which house are you in ?
I’m from the exclusive House of Balenciaga.
Which category are you walking ?
I’m walking Fem queen performance , and I slay my category.
How old were you when you first started questioning your gender identity?
It really started the last 2 years …
Do you feel like people interact with you differently now, in 2017?
I don’t care, I’m proud of who I am,  every single day. This is just the beginning.
Has the ballroom scene been supportive?
The ballroom scene helps me so much. I am really shy in the real life, but when I’m on the floor I’m an other woman.

Which House are you in?
I’m from the ICONIC HOUSE OF REVLON.
Which category are you walking?
I walk Realness & Female figure Performance.
How old were you when you first started questioning your gender identity?
I never questionned myself about it , I always knew who I was. I can’t explain.
Do you feel like people interact with you differently now, in 2017?
In 2017 I don’t really care about people’s opinion, I’m being me no matter what.
Has the ballroom scene been supportive?
I wasn’t really waiting a support from the ballroom scene but some of them has been showing me mad love and support so I am very thankful .

Credits:

Photography by Valentin Fabre : valentinfabre.com / Instagram: @valentinfabre

Art director & Stylist 1 by Tahi Guy roland: tahiguyroland.fr /

Set Design & Stylist 2 by Kyo Jino, Instagram: @kyojino

Make up & Nails by Korleon Glow: Instagram: @korleoneglow

Hair by Kemo Hair Control: Instagram: @kemo_haircontrol

Clothing by 91ppmm (@91ppm_officiel), Make Me Better (@make_me_better_), Alice Vaillant (@alice_vaillant) and Guerasfatim (@guerasfatim)

Models are Gigi from the House of Revlon, Claude Emmanuelle from the House of Mizrahi & Alaia from the House of Balenciaga

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