Family Ties

Family Ties

Blood is thicker than water, and fall fashion, from sleeveless sweaters to Basquiat prints, makes this family affair all the more harmonious.

Blood is thicker than water, and fall fashion, from sleeveless sweaters to Basquiat prints, makes this family affair all the more harmonious.

Photography: Samuel Bradley

Styling: Tom Van Dorpe

This spread appears in the pages of VMAN40, on newsstands now. Order your copy today at shop.vmagazine.com!

COMME DES GARÇONS SHIRT

Isidore, 14, student (top) / Leopold, 19, economics student (middle) / Augustin, 17, student (bottom)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Brothers

"There are seven children in our family and we're the three oldest. We all have our personal projects. Augustin and I are more similar. We are fond of fashion, art, and lifestyle in genera, but we still want to finish our studies." – Leopold

BALENCIAGA

Adrien, 15, student (left) / Simon, 17, student (right)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Brothers

"Adrien is my little brother, but he doesn't feel like one. We're always hanging together. We're high school students. I took science and want to study business in the future; same for Adrien actually. We have friends in common and share clothes when we can." – Simon

VERSACE

Soliane, 22, basketball player and model (left) / Kélian, 24, "I do theater" (right) / Tyron, 10 months, baby (middle)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Brothers and baby half-brother

"I want to get to the highest level of basketball, travel the world, and have a big house with a big family and be the best version of me. Kélian wants to be an actor. [We are] very close. We all love each other and have a very good dynamic." – Soliane

PRADA

Sarah, 18, "I'm on vacation" (left) / Samy, 13, student (middle) / Amine, 21, model/accountant (right)

Birthplace: Algeria / Relationship: Siblings

"I'm working on several projects, but they are still vague for the moment. Sarah wants to be a computer engineer. Samy wants to be a doctor and save lives. Our family is simple. We love good things and live by giving ourselves a lot of love. We support each other in good times and in bad times; we respect each other. That is the most important thing." – Amine

DIOR HOMME

Rohan, 17, "I do video" (left) / Brinna, 20, fashion student (right)

Birthplace: France and India (respectively) / Relationship: Cousins

"I was born in Paris, but my parents are from Pakistan and India. [Brinna and I] met for the first time a few years ago in India, where he is from. Now he live in Paris and wants to have his own label. I [also] want to be a creator. Our dynamic is fun, loving, and curious." – Rohan

GIVENCHY

Jeremy, 23, papermaker (left) / Sacha, 17, student (right)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Brothers

"All I do is dream about [the future]. But dreaming isn't doing anything. The dreams of tomorrow are accomplished in the present. In the future, I will study aesthetics. Now, I deeply live in the world of fashion where I find concrete and universal beauty." – Sacha

LOUIS VUITTON

Nathan, 18, recent graduate (left) / Ulysse, 16, economic student (right)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Brothers

"Ulysse wants to have his own communications agency, and I also want to have an agency, but one in the architectural field. We're a family of four brothers and we like to have fun together." – Nathan

VALENTINO

Yani, 21, anthropology student (left) / Emery, 19, boxer and model (middle) / Maher, 19, law student (right)

Birthplace: France / Relationship: Twins, brothers

"We don't have the same hobbies apart from FIFA. I've never modeled because I don't have the profile [laughs]. I love anthropology but my brothers don't. We always laugh together even if I want to kill them sometimes." – Yani

Credits: GROOMING KOTA SUIZU (CAREN) MODELS LEOPOLD, AUGUSTIN, ISIDORE (M MANAGEMENT), SOLIANE, KELIANE, TYRON MARECHAUX (NEW MADISON), AMINE LYGNE, SARAH, SAMY (STUDIO PARIS), SIMON, ADRIEN, NATHAN, ULYSSE, EMERY AMMAR, MAHER, YANI (ROCK MEN), ROHAN, BRINNA, SACHA, JEREMY (ASP. MEN) PRODUCTION GREG SMITH, JAVIER ALEJANDRO (NOIR PRODUCTIONS) CASTING DIRECTOR PIOTR CHAMIER RETOUCHING STUDIO RM PHOTO ASSISTANT DOUVILÉ BARBRAVICIUTÉ STYLIST ASSISTANT CLEOPATRE MENDES

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