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Photograph by François Coquerel
Eleven years ago, Jean-Michel Casalonga, a goofy mutton-chopped kid from Perpignan, France, was studying for an advanced degree in physics when he decided to switch career paths and become a shoemaker. He probably shouldn’t have been able to just talk his way into an apprenticeship at Berluti, one of the most prestigious men’s shoe companies. But young blood is rare in the world of bespoke footwear, and Casalonga is, if not persuasive, at least persistent. “I had to call the guy who was in charge of the workshop every week for months,” he recalled. “Finally, he just said, ‘Come in for a few weeks, and we’ll see.’ ”
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tmagazine:

Photograph by François Coquerel

Eleven years ago, Jean-Michel Casalonga, a goofy mutton-chopped kid from Perpignan, France, was studying for an advanced degree in physics when he decided to switch career paths and become a shoemaker. He probably shouldn’t have been able to just talk his way into an apprenticeship at Berluti, one of the most prestigious men’s shoe companies. But young blood is rare in the world of bespoke footwear, and Casalonga is, if not persuasive, at least persistent. “I had to call the guy who was in charge of the workshop every week for months,” he recalled. “Finally, he just said, ‘Come in for a few weeks, and we’ll see.’ ”

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Caroline Brasch Nielsen by Henrik Bülow for Eurowoman November 2014

Caroline Brasch Nielsen by Henrik Bülow for Eurowoman November 2014

Caroline Brasch Nielsen by Henrik Bülow for Eurowoman November 2014

Caroline Brasch Nielsen by Henrik Bülow for Eurowoman November 2014

Caroline Brasch Nielsen by Henrik Bülow for Eurowoman November 2014

The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts.
Bryant H. McGill (via bryantmcgill)

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vanessahudgens:

Words of wisdom #truth

vanessahudgens:

Words of wisdom #truth

Léa Seydoux for The Edit, October 2014.

Léa Seydoux for The Edit, October 2014.

Léa Seydoux for The Edit, October 2014.

Léa Seydoux for The Edit, October 2014.

humansofnewyork:

"I just came back from ten months in Asia. I learned a lot about myself.""What’s one thing you learned?""If you do what you love, the way will always open.""What do you love?""That’s what I have to figure out next."
(Jerusalem)

humansofnewyork:

"I just came back from ten months in Asia. I learned a lot about myself."
"What’s one thing you learned?"
"If you do what you love, the way will always open."
"What do you love?"
"That’s what I have to figure out next."

(Jerusalem)

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