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Growing up on the outer edges of Paris, Camille Tanoh found his niche working for Pierre Hardy and Paul Smith. Now he’s blazing a path for the next generation of French designers.

With a rigorous sense of aesthetics and a dynamic motivation to succeed, Camille Tanoh is a Parisian shoe designer who makes footwear for the city’s creative strivers. He began working in the fashion industry as a model when he was 17 before becoming a press assistant for Paul Smith, Balenciaga and Pierre Hardy. Now 26 and a part-time New Yorker, Camille regularly returns home to Paris where he’s developed his own line of shoes and is working on a music

  • Words:
    Laura Rysman
  • Photography:
    Noel Manalili
  • Styling:
    Dieylane Cissé

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  • Words:
    Laura Rysman
  • Photography:
    Noel Manalili
  • Styling:
    Dieylane Cissé
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