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WINTER 2022 COVER LOOK

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06 Editor' Pick 07 BELLO Obsessions 08 Cover Story Eric Masip 22 Place de Valois Paris 24 Gaia Wess

48 Andrew Kai 64 Here's The Real Magic | Fashion 68 Downtown Chic Meets Uptowmn Elegance | Fashion 76 Jam Sutton | Art 78 Provencal Dream | Travel - Real Estate - Lifestyle

36 Sean Teale

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Editor's Pick The Love Letter 1750 by François Boucher, 1703 - 1770

Arts, in all of its forms is an expression of love. A complex emotion, expressed in many ways but always telling a story percieved through the kaleidoscope of life and conditions. Buddhists have a simple way to define love which is in contrast to what our western culture wants to teach us: to unselfishly wish others to be happy, without wanting anything in return. François Boucher was a French painter, draughtsman and etcher, who worked in the Rococo style. Boucher is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories, and pastoral scenes. He was perhaps the most celebrated painter and decorative artist of the 18th century. Paintings courtesy of www.nga.gov

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interview by Ed Solorzano

With international releases hitting mainstream media more and more often, actors from around the world are becoming more and more recognizable. One of those recognizable faces we hope will be Spanish actor Eric Masip, currently known for his role as Artemis Hidalgo in “Through My Window” (originally titled “A través de mi Ventana”). Bello was lucky enough to catch Eric while he was in Los Angeles, and we managed to conduct both a photoshoot and an interview that impressed us more than what we see on the screen from the talented young actor.

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While Eric has held most of his acting career in

featured in “Alba”, based on the Turkish hit series

Spain and Spanish projects, his professionalism and

“Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?”, “Veneno”, the biographical

charming attitude make him a global personality that

story of the Transgender icon and TV personality and

will soon extend over various international borders.

“Elite”, the Spanish teen drama that recently took the

Besides “Through My Window”, Eric has also been

US market by storm.

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While Netflix may have robbed us of some of

media personality landing a role in a major motion

his activities until recently, we hope the veteran

picture. He is very much driven by the urge to

Spanish actor will have more to give to American

act than the lights, glitz, and glamour that classic

audiences. For starters, the rom-com “Through My

Hollywood is reminiscent of.

Window” offers a promising storyline to those who binged other romantic series like “Never Have I

Speaking to Eric easily demonstrated his passion

Ever”. Set to be a trilogy, Eric shared with us that

and love for acting. He doesn’t believe any role

he has already shot the second film in the series

to necessarily be an easy one, fully respecting

bringing back his character Artemis Hidalgo. Eric

each part knowing there is work to be done. We

describes Artemis, the billionaire “playboy”, as “an

even spoke of the difference in the entertainment

iceberg”, a cold, ever-serious young adult who

industry between Spanish and American projects.

lives under constant pressure from his parents as

It would come as no surprise that he attributes

Artemis is the older brother to two other characters

some difference to the passion in his Spanish blood

including the male lead.

which can be seen clearly on screen, but also the approach in the American industry with time and

Shot in Barcelona and The Costa Brava, Eric

money. Hollywood has the luxury of bigger budgets

shared how he conducted his research in bringing

and more time in perfecting the craft and hopefully,

Artemis to life. From interacting closely with many

Eric will grace the studios of Hollywoodland.

involved in the film from the costume designer to the director, Eric molded and proposed what

So what is next for Eric? For starters, he hopes

Artemis would be like. Take it as a fun fact, but Eric

to bring his involvement past being in front of the

made Artemis into a watch guy! In thinking of what

camera. He is currently working on writing his own

a billionaire playboy would include as part of his

project and hopes to one-day executively produce

signature ensemble, Eric thought making sure he

other projects. A fan of American shows like

always had a watch would be a perfect touch. So

“Euphoria”, he hopes to one day play a likable anti-

much so, that Eric provided his own watch once in

hero. Not necessarily a bad guy, but a lovable bad

a while. Make sure to keep an eye out and try to

boy. And as clearly demonstrated in his photoshoot,

figure out which watch was Eric’s own!

we already know he could easily play that role, reaching the hearts of viewers worldwide. If you

Although Eric physically carries the charm and

haven’t fallen in love with him just yet, then Eric

looks of any leading man, his knowledge of the

Masip as that likable bad boy sounds riveting.

industry and eager yearning to master his craft makes anyone want to listen to the stories he has of set life. In our conversation, he often referenced classic actors like Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, and Steve McQueen and his knowledge of Hollywood’s history personally makes this reporter respect his talent more than any popular social Through My Window - Production Still Image

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Place de Valois Paris Photography Stephane Marquet

Emily In Paris Moment

If you ever want to take a walk in Emily's stylish shoes while in Paris, then you may want to pay a visit to "Savoir" agency location. Place de Valois is hidden and tucked between the Louvre museum and le Palais Royal. It has a cute Bistrot (simply called Bistrot Valois) wich makes a perfect lunch or café crème break location when in the area. Enjoy more of this new season of Emily "in Provence" page 78.

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French model and actress Gaia Weiss was born to a French-Polish family on August 30, 1991 in Paris, France. At age three, she took ballet and became an accomplished ballet dancer. Weiss attended the Cours Florent and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and started acting in 1999. Her new “Marie Antoinette” project is airing on Canal + in France (2023 in the USA). We caught up with Gaia while she was in Los Angeles recently, created some fun images, and did a quick interview. Voila!

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Is incarnating a historical figure a bigger challenge than a fictional one? Incarnating a historical character is in some ways a bigger challenge because many people will be emotionally attached to it and will have a lot of expectations, and of course, you never want to disappoint. But one of my favorite parts of playing historical characters is all the research prior to shooting. It’s like a time-traveling machine. And the more well-known the character is, the more material you have. Then I go through a sort of merging phase where I use similar traits of character I have to empathize with the figure and become one with it. What traits of Madame de Barry’s personality do you recognize within yourself?

What was your favorite part of working on this project? It’s very difficult to only choose one! Having James Purefoy as one of the main partners was an incredible experience. I learned so much from him. But also working with such an exceptional cast, a wonderfully talented team of people who recreated Versailles, the costumes and style of the 18th century, galloping in the gardens of Vaux le Vicomte, having our very own burning man… Tell us about any other project you are considering or working on now. You’ll see me next year in an American drama entitled Animal within by Agnieszka Lukasiak, and I’m also writing my first TV show inspired by my family’s story.

I think I share Madame du Barry’s strength of character and determination. Noone succeeded in making me change my mind once I had my eyes set on something. But I also learned how to draw strength from my femininity and sensuality with her. To understand how she was going to move, I took dance classes in heels to connect with this side of me.

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You may know him as Marcos Diaz AKA Eclipse in The Gifted, as Ben Larson in the dystopian thriller Incorporated oras Prince Louis Conde’ in the CW series Reign. And now, Sean Teale is jumping from one fantasy realm to another, playing Dario in the streaming rom-com, Rosaline. If you weren’t aware yet, Rosaline is a retelling of Romeo & Juliet, from the viewpoint of characters Rosaline & Dario who frankly deserve more attention that the tragic couple we are used to. Bello was lucky enough to grab one of this year’s leading romantic men to speak about his career to date, how he initially auditioned for Romeo and what he has in the works. Of course, he told us how he shaped Dario into his own and created the love interest to the movie’s titular character, Rosaline played by Booksmart’s BAFTA nominated actress Kaitlyn Dever. Hey, the charming actor even avoided eating pizza and pasta a bit while in Italy for the role, so make sure to support by watching Rosaline now…preferably while eating pizza and pasta.

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You’ve had an extensive career as an actor with diversity in both the small and big screen and as well as voiceover work. Is there a type of role you have yet to play? What kind would that be? I feel very fortunate for all of the projects I’ve been involved in over the years, but I suppose more than types of roles I have yet to play, I think about the medium which has been missing is the theatre. Naturally, it was in the theatre at school that this all of started for me, and although I’ve been very lucky to work on the sets I have, I haven’t performed professionally on stage yet. Previously I’ve just wanted to work and the thought hasn’t nagged me much, but that desire is certainly growing. Of course, there’s all sorts of variables that need to line up for that to happen and make sense. As I am sure all readers would know, Rosaline is based on When You Were Mine which is a retelling of a Shakespearian classic, have you explored theatre work? Any wish to take on a Shakespearian role? I think I might’ve preempted your question slightly! I did do the Tempest back in my younger years and I’m certain I butchered it. Other than that, my school studies weren’t Shakespeare extensive to be honest. I gravitated more towards Pinter & Marber pieces, and after school I read a lot of Sam Shepard plays. That’s not to say I wouldn’t love the challenge – without a doubt I would. I read you grew up watching ‘Princess Bride’ and ‘Knight’s Tale’ and ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights and how jumping into this role was a no-brainer. How did you prepare for the role? Yeah I think I’ve mentioned that a few times – so great that I’m going to be associated with Robin Hood: Men in Tights for the foreseeable future. I watched those medieval comedies a lot growing up and they certainly helped give me an understanding for the genre. To be honest, we

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changed Dario a bit from what was originally on the page so some of that prep was spent with Kaitlyn and Karen (our director) actually defining him, as well as their relationship. I’m a bit neurotic with my writing so I start a new note book, break things down and do my usual character exercises. Because it’s a period piece – going on historical tours, buying the relevant books on that time period, learning about anything that could influence Dario helped a lot. And then being the sort of soldier/sailor he is there was physical training involved. Ignoring pizza and pasta in Italy of all places is really not a vibe. You auditioned for this role approximately nine years ago. How did your take on this role change in those nine years? I’d completely forgotten it’d happened! Someone reminded me once the press release came out, but it was actually for the role of Romeo all those years ago. I’m very glad it didn’t go well the first time as I can’t see myself playing anything other than Dario and I wouldn’t want to see anyone playing Romeo other than Kyle. The script had been around for a while – everyone knew how great a project it was. It just needed to be the right time and luckily it came back around in a different way. As your character was an original addition, was there anything you brought into the character’s development that wasn’t present in the original script or concept? Karen was great at allowing us to have our own input and influence to the characters and to add to the brilliant work Michael and Scott had done in writing the script already. I won’t get into detail about the specific shifts we made – but it was a lovely collaborative experience and it was so nice to be able to speak candidly and freely with these amazing people who were all aiming at making the best possible choices. Dario needed to tow the line between being strong and sensitive, abrasive and supportive

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with Rosaline at the same time and that took some finessing. As Rosaline comes from retelling of an original story, is there any story / movie / franchise you would love to see a retelling of? Adam Sternbergh wrote these amazing sci-fi/noir fiction novels about a character called Spademan that when you read just make you desperate too see them on screen. It’s about this garbage man turned hitman living in New York after it’s flattened by a dirty bomb – I read somewhere that Denzel Washington was attached years ago. Any movies made about this character ‘Spider Jerusalem’ and the mad world of ‘Transmetropolitan’ that Warren Ellis created would be incredible – his mind is something to behold. And I reread ‘Ablutions’ by this incredible author Patrick DeWitt. It’s about a barman’s descent into drink and divorce as he watches his patrons at work. It’s quite heavy stuff but it would be an unbelievable role. Can you share an interesting experience / fun story while shooting “Rosaline”? Interesting character interaction? Dynamic with co-stars? Honestly, we had so much fun the whole time – I mean we spent the summer travelling all over Italy! There was wine tasting in old monastery’s, sailing on lakes, football matches at the Stadio Olimpico, tours of the Coliseum and everything else Rome had to offer. One day trip was special – there’s a town known as the Dying City that’s built on a cliff that’s eroding on all three sides and was unlike anything I’ve seen. I mean we just all got together whenever we could to go do/see/eat new things – it was just great. I challenge you to go out in town with Nico Hiraga and Spencer Stevenson and not have an outrageous time. It’s impossible.

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Besides acting, what are some of your passions that you like to venture in when not on set? Sports has played a bit part in my life from an early age and it still does – it’s predominantly football nowadays though. It actually aligns quite well with something I feel at my core I definitively need, which is to travel. To experience news things and new cultures around new people in new places. Work has been kind to me in that regard but it’s also very much a factor in my pursuit of the job in the first place. I’ve picked up the piano again lately which is something I’m really enjoying and quite foolishly gave up on at a younger age. I wouldn’t recommend sitting around and listening though. Regarding upcoming work, what can you tell us about your upcoming role in Palomino? I can’t give away much it seems but I can mention that that name might be changing. I can say that it’s a Netflix show about a British teacher in Spain who’s caught up in some criminal chaos and question begin to arise about who she really is. I played Jordi, her Spanish husband. The show spans several languages which was such an attractive challenge, and having played Americans or Brits quite often is was great to be connecting more with the other half of my life. It’s this great mix of an action/thriller and a family drama so hopefully things turn out well. As you know Bello magazine is a fashion and lifestyle magazine. Can you share with our readers your take on style and fashion sense. I’m venturing further into higher, let’s say edgier fashion admittedly than before but historically I’ve always just been about clean lines and leaner fits. Not too bolshy in colour – blues, greys, black (boring). I’m changing that and I’ve found myself incorporating a lot of greens, purples lately. I wouldn’t tell anyone how to do anything but if I’ve learnt something it’s about the importance of authenticity. Whatever you want to wear, you’ll wear well. Wearing something for the sake of it or the clout won’t work and it’ll wear you. That’s not to say you shouldn’t push the boundaries a bit – definitely do – but maybe do it because you want to and not for some of the other reasons out there.

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Bello got the chance to speak with Andrew Kai, most recently known for his role in Elegance Bratton’s “The inspection” as the ever-tormented Ryan Label. “The Inspection” currently holding a solid rating of 88% at Rotten Tomatoes and 90% at Fandango, and with its high marks, this movie is one to watch before the year wraps. If it’s not from “The Inspection” may recognize the handsome actor from other movies and shows like “The Space Between”, “Valley Girl”, and “Atypical”. Andrew was very candid in his interview, and we got to learn what movies he grew up with, what his fashion sense looks like and what passions he has outside of acting. And to wrap it up, we’ve even given you a chance to play two truths and a lie with him. Check out question #9 and let us know what you think is the mischievous untruth.

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You’ve had an extensive career as an actor with diversity in both the small and big screen. Is there a type of role you have yet to play? What kind would that be? I’m ready to do a sports film. Growing up, sports movies were always such a source of inspiration for me. Remember the Titans, Warrior, Friday Night Lights, Coach Carter, Green Street Hooligans (assuming street fighting is a sport), Any given Sunday, I mean I can go on forever. These movies were monumental in my character development and mental fortitude. They repeatedly told me that there are no limitations to what I am capable of. Quotes like “Once you’ve taken a few punches and realize you’re not made of glass,” “inch by inch,” “our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” Quotes like these are burned into my brain. Quotes like these have gotten me through some of the hardest times in my life. These nuggets of inspiration transcend far beyond any field, mat, or court. They are applicable to all parts of our lives. My entire life growing up revolved around sports. My life was school, practice, and competing. My summers I spent in Georgia at wrestling camp. Now when I’m not working I split my time between surfing, snowboarding, jiu jitsu and boxing. So definitely looking forward to working on a role where I can incorporate these disciplines. What draws you to acting? Was it always a career choice? If there is something about the industry that you could change, what would it be?

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I love to feel, I love to learn, and I love to experience new things. At my core, that’s what excites me. And anything that allows that to occur for me, I love to do. Acting allows me to do all three of those and so much more. It was not always a career choice. I did some commercial acting, modeling, and a lot of theater when I was a little guy up until about 12 years old and then my life revolved around sports and then I went to the University of San Diego with the intention of becoming a real estate developer. I worked for a year and I started to see how my whole life was going to play out. It scared me. Yes, I had a passion for real estate but the idea of salmon fishing in Alaska also sounded cool or being a wildlife photographer sounded amazing, or being a college wrestling coach sounded interesting as well. My personality craves constant change, so after some soul searching I decided I would reignite my younger passion for acting and try to live as many lives as possible through the characters I would play. I headed to LA and here we are. I absolutely love movies and television. They help us escape from our reality, they invigorate our imagination, they help us relate to the world, and open our eyes to worlds and lives we would never have experienced otherwise. I used to love award shows for film and television. I would look forward to watching the Oscars as a kid, it was an event in my household. It felt like it was truly a celebration of cinema. However, now award shows feel like they are more of a platform for artists to preach their socio political beliefs than an appreciation for the dedication to art and film. I

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applaud those who feel a desire to have a positive effect on this world and advocate change. However, I would like to keep award shows about film and keep socio political agendas out of it. THE INSPECTION is based on the life story of director Elegance Bratton. Prior to shooting, how aware of Elegance Bratton’s story were you? What did you research in auditioning? I had no idea that the script was based on Elegance’s life until I was already on location in Mississippi. We had two weeks of bootcamp before we started shooting and in that time I shared a lot of moments with Elegance who is one of the warmest and kindest people I’ve ever met. He was more than willing to open his heart with us and share the most intimate stories about his life. From there I made it my goal to tell his story to the best of my ability. Tell us about your character Label. How did you create the character and bring him to life? What kind of advice did Bratton provide in bringing Label to life? Ryan Label is an extremely tormented kid. Although he is first seen in the film with hair down to his shoulders, wearing a nirvana t-shirt, and seemingly not a care in the world, he is actually battling a lot of demons internally. He enters bootcamp with the intention of keeping to himself and being a loner by choice but ends up becoming the voice of morality in the film as he witnesses the wrongs done to French and Ismael. As Ryan stands up for Ismael and French when no one else would, he starts to step into his own power for the first time in

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and hand it over to Sergeant Laws and end the scene. That is not what ended up happening Elegance really encouraged me and I was completely unaware to bring myself to Label. He gave of what Bokeem Woodbine was me a lot of freedom to explore planning to do. Instead of calling and really create a layered my character over he just points character. With that freedom at me until it gets my attention. I over the two weeks of bootcamp go over to Bokeem with the rifle in I explored some of the darker hand and clear the weapon before times in my life. I journaled and passing it over to him. The rest is uncovered memories I’ve buried. improvised. We go back and forth I created Label by making the on how much he hates my voice hardest times in my life his reality. and then begins to get extremely I filled him with anger so violent obscene with my weapon, even he is forced to suppress or he’d smelling his fingers at one point. explode which we see glimpses I, completely blindsided, am of in the film. I absolutely loved just in character responding to creating Label and through this psycho path molesting my revisiting those uncomfortable weapon. They called “cut” and we feelings and thoughts I’ve had in both started dying laughing. It was the past I learned to love myself so strange and amazing at the even more in the process just as same time and I’m so happy that he did in the film. It was truly a they kept it in the film. I am very cathartic experience for me. grateful to have that experience with such a legendary actor. Can you share an interesting experience / fun story while THE INSPECTION is an shooting THE INSPECTION? autobiographical film. If Interesting on-set interaction? you can direct and write an Dynamic with co-stars? autobiographical film about a certain point of your life, what We had so much fun shooting would that be about, look like THE INSPECTION. Because the and be called? material is so heavy, when we had time to step away from it we When I was in 6th grade there just played. Mccaul Lombardi has was this kid Michael Macaluso. an awesome pickup truck that He was funny and a little chubby we would hang out at every day and everyone loved him. I was when we weren’t shooting. We very quiet in 6th grade and I think were constantly throwing around he may have said something a football, Nicholas Logan would mean to me at one point that rope garbage cans with a lasso, a year and I crossed him out in my lot of cigarettes were smoked and yearbook. In 7th grade I became a lot of laughs were laughed. popular. In 8th grade I had study hall with Mike and he sat behind I think my favorite on set me. About half way through the interaction is when Bokeem semester he tapped me on the Woodbine as Sergeant Laws calls shoulder and gave me an origami me over to inspect my rifle. In the bird he made. We became best script that’s more or less all the friends after that. The stories we scene was supposed to be. I was have over those next two years supposed to clear the weapon were absolutely insane. Every

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time we hung out it became an adventure that could be its own movie. Mike didn’t have a lot of money and I was pretty fortunate. He ended up moving to Georgia half way through high school and we remained extremely close. Life started to happen and it became harder and harder to maintain our brotherhood. We’ve gotten in fist fights, we haven’t talked to each other for years, he lived in a tent in my backyard for months. It’s been a journey. I would love to make a film that is over the course of age 11 to 27 about our friendship and how we’ve managed it.

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Currently, the film is being labeled as a possible Oscar contender. In your words, why do you think this film deserves an Oscar? First off, to be part of this film that is being so well received is a dream come true. To be a part of art that leaves such a moving impression and inspires goodness and love is such a gift. This story and its truth is enough to bring someone to tears and want to immediately call the people they love to remind them they are. And that’s just the story. Elegances execution in his filmmaking elevate it to another level that is so specific and unique. For the first time film is seeing bootcamp, something film is no stranger to, in a completely original and personal lens. Cinematically It is a masterpiece shot by an actual movie wizard, Lachlan Milne. The actors in this film are so talented but that’s not the part that is special. The part that’s special is how passionate every single actor was in telling Elegance’s story. We knew we had a very very important responsibility to share Elegance’s story and everyone was on board to pour their heart into it. It wasn’t easy. Days were hard and the Mississippi weather was not easy on us. But we gave this story to all of us. This movie is a product of immense love and incomparable dedication and although we are all very humbled to be spoken so highly of, we knew this one was a special one. There was this unspoken magic

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that was being created that touched us so deeply and knew it would resonate in a special way with the world. Besides acting, what are some of your passions that you like to venture in when not on set? My passions change by the month but right now I’m really into breath work. I’m a big ice bath guy and have been experimenting with different types of breath work to add into my routine of cold plunging. Winter is upon us so that means its snowboard season which I’m absolutely stoked for. I wasn’t able to get out on the mountain too much last year, but this year I plan on going every weekend I’m free. I’m big into jiu jitsu, I hop around different jiu jitsu gyms a lot but coming from a wrestling background I have such a blast getting on the mat. I’ve been writing a lot of poetry. Simple poetry, nothing too crazy but if I’m feeling something strongly I will put it into a few lines of verse in my notes. I think In a few years I’ll make a book of all my poems accompanied by some film photos I take. The book might just be for me but I think I’d like to have it in a book format.

As you know Bello magazine is a fashion and lifestyle magazine. Can you share with our readers your take on style and fashion sense. I love fashion. I think it’s such a fun way to step into a feeling or persona or just simply express yourself. My personal style changes daily. I dress the way I want to feel that day. If I want to feel a little tough or have a don’t give a fu** attitude I wear a baggy t-shirt inside out, a pair of baggy jeans, and some combat boots. If I’m feeling easy and fun loving I throw on a very open linen Hawaiian shirt and some good light blue levis and flip flops. When I wear that outfit, life is easy and life is good. I love bracelets and rings. I’ll paint my nails occasionally. I just bleached my hair yesterday so I’m currently a blonde boy. Yea it’s a tough question. Right now I’m wearing my dad’s vintage flannel and his baggy corduroy pants with checkered socks. I guess I stole a lot of my dad’s clothes. I am in New York right now and am very excited to get some thrift shopping in Brooklyn this week. Hopefully we have some good finds.

Give us two truths and a lie. Hopefully our readers will figure out what the lie is. My front tooth is fake, my mom raised me speaking French, I’ve surfed a 30 foot wave in Portugal

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'The life that grows inside the wires' Relief Sculpture

This relief sculpture is part of a series of works from the recent exhibition ‘Life inside the wires’. Utilising digital and traditional creation processes, ‘The life that grows inside the wires’ explores the depiction of human existence within digital space and virtual planes. Each sculpture edition ships in a bespoke wooden box with custom screen-printed details. Dimensions: 31cm x 21cm x 5cm. Limited edition of 50. Gypsum & Acrylic Resin. Supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity. Stamped, signed & numbered. Shipped in a bespoke screen printed wooden box. www.jamsutton.studio 77

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Countryside Estate

17th Century Bastide In The South of France Located just a few minutes from Aix-en-Provence this 17th century Bastide offers a peaceful setting in a privileged location. Massive, but elegant, it will satisfy your Provençal fantasy. Provencal Bastides were built to make the most of the region (but also to minimize the inconveniences) Closed to the North to protect itself from the Mistral, a cold and strong winter wind that blows from the Rhône valley into the Mediterranean. Open to the South by high and narrow windows to benefit from the sunshine, and protected from excessive heat. A vegetable garden will provide fresh ingredients for your shades summer lunches under the The bicentennial trees. It is actually used as a Bed & Breakfast with 3 bedrooms, 3 suites and 4 apartments, all equipped with air-conditioned 6,674 sqft 3 ac lot Price: $4,732,637 source René BORRICAND, "Bastides and castles in the Pays d Aix" Aix-en-Provence Sotheby's International Realty, the international benchmark for Luxury Real Estate. Presented by www.jamesedition.com

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In one of the hamlets of Gordes, magnificent 17th century house restored with taste and authenticity. Sheltered from all nuisances, the property is spread over two separate buildings. The first house has a surface of 160 sqm on three levels, living room with fireplace, a separate and equipped kitchen, 4 bedrooms including a master suite and an additional office. The second house, completely independent, develops approximately 120 sqm on two levels, with a large living room communicating to an equipped kitchen, two parental suites, one of which opens onto a Tropézienne terrace offering a breathtaking view of the Luberon. The plot of land, entirely rounded off and sported, has a concrete swimming pool of 4X8 meters, treated with salt and with electric shutter. Several annexes such as workshop and vaulted cellar complete this property. 8 Beds 4 Baths 3,014 sqft Price: $$2,066,917 Presented by www.jamesedition.com

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A taste of Mediterranean Sunshine

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In the magnificent La Bastide de Gordes Hotel, Jean-François Piège offers a mouth-watering menu, highlighting local produce, vegetables, fruit and herbs from Provence. Vegetables enjoy an equal footing with finely matured meats, cooked over embers, fresh Mediterranean fish and even lobster. The Crau lamb marinated in “poivre d’âne” is superlative, without forgetting other specialities: puffed pizza cooked over embers and carbonara of wild squid. The exquisite interior mixes Provençal inspirations with countrified vintage details. Smart yet restful | The Michelin Guide

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