Name? Jalmain Nicolas.

Age? 20.

Hometown? Cannes, France.

The best thing about/to do in your hometown? The sea. It depends on the season, but taking a coffee next to the sea is so relaxing!

How did you get into modeling? Some friends I had in Milan who convince me to go and meet agencies.

Were you interested in fashion before you started modeling? Yes, always been interested in streetwear and fashion.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? I would study economy, probably.

Favourite designers or clothing brands? I really like Riccardo Tisci and Raf Simons, even Virgil Abloh.

Tell us something about your style: I like streetwear, but I am more into basics and neutral colors.

Most loved possession in your wardrobe? My Palace tee, for sure.

How long does it take you to get ready each day/grooming regime? It depends, but generally half an hour.

What are you most looking forward to being a model? Experiences and fun, as long as I like what I am doing.

Most spontaneous/difficult/strange thing you’ve ever done? I woke up at 3:00 AM one morning to help a friend who was in a bad situation.

What do you do in your spare time? ..reading books, watching movies, hanging out with my friends, too.

How often do you exercise/play sport? It depends, if I am at home or in Milan, it can go from an hour/week to an hour/day.

What sport do you like doing? I play basketball since I was 10.

Favorite music/band? Nirvana, I’d say.

Most played song in your playlist? Juicy – Notorious Big.

Favorite movie? Pulp fiction – Quentin Tarantino.

Favorite book? La mare au diable – George Sand.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Modest, shy, positive.

Last but not least, if you were an animal, which one would you be? A bear! 🙂

Photographer: Attilio Cusani
Scouting/Interview: Jacopo Mainini Bandera
Model: Nicolas Jalmain @Independent MGMT
MUAH: Ildana Khalitova