Lucas Bravo plays the charming chef in “Emily in Paris,” but the actor recently channeled his inner Patrick Bateman while walking the Paris runway.
The 34-year-old showed off his skills as a model for fashion designer Louis-Gabriel Nouchi’s Fall 2023 menswear collection at the fashion show on Wednesday, January 18th. Paris Men’s Fashion At his week’s event at Garage Amelot, Bravo appeared on the catwalk with his back hair slicked back, his intense gaze and blood splattered all over his face. Did. He wore a black double-breasted trench coat by LGN Louis-Gabriel Nouch. The look included black latex gloves, a matching tie, and a shirt with a white collar.
As he glides in front of the crowd, the floor-length coat floats dramatically behind him.
The resemblance of the “Ticket to Paradise” star to the character played by Christian Bale in the 2000 thriller “American Psycho” was intentional.
Nouchi told Vogue that his fall 2023 menswear show will be a study of masculinity in “American Psycho,” the 1991 Bret Easton Ellis novel turned into a movie of the same name starring Bale. He said he was inspired.
“I’m interested in the idea of masculinity in society, what men are allowed to show and what we’re not shown,” Nouchi told the publication. I am fascinated by words.”
When he read Ellis’ book for the first time, he explained that he was “shocked”.
“But this is about twisting the code of toxic masculinity found in books and making it ours,” he continued. He said he did, “but we never made it into a Patrick Bateman costume.
He was previously inspired by the 1972 French novel Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos de Lacrosse. The book was later adapted into a 1988 film starring Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, and Keanu Reeves.
According to Vogue, Bravo opened the show before “The White Lotus” actor Stefano Giannino and “Fire Island” actor Zane Phillips also walked the runway.
Janino wore a baby blue suit paired with a sheer drape top. Phillips, on the other hand, wore a gray sweater, white collared shirt, black tie, and baggy black slacks.
After the event, Bravo shared GQ France’s post about the fashion show on his Instagram story. He tagged his Nouchi and included a white heart emoji in the caption.
On his page, Gianino uploaded an Instagram photo to celebrate a major modeling gig.
“First fashion show!” he cheered in the caption. “I (didn’t) expect it! Great experience!”
He added, “I met beautiful people with big hearts!” Before thanking the French designer.