He acts behind the scenes in order that the regional Misses are on high the evening of the election. Portrait of the Manchois Arnaud Sol Dourdin, who provides his treasured recommendation to the candidates.
Just a few hours earlier than the beginning of the Miss France election, this Saturday, December 14, Arnaud Sol Dourdin has a full schedule:
Excuse me, I'll take you again immediately, however I’ve an pressing name from Sylvie Tellier …
Within the wings
Whereas on the scene, the thirty regional Miss will chain the parades, the 53-year-old Hairdresser and make-up artist will dwell, as soon as once more, this second behind the scenes.
The journey with the sweetness queens began for him in 2008. One among his acquaintances participated within the Miss Normandy regional election. He helped her with hair, make-up, but additionally the parade and the stroll on the rostrum.
Consequence: the younger girl gained the title, and he, the popularity of the Miss France Committee. The start of a protracted partnership …
Touring to Tahiti to educate the candidates
Throughout the election this Saturday, December 14, it is going to be the time of the night, the hairdresser and make-up artist of the present Miss France, Vaimalama Chaves, in addition to that of Sylvie Tellier, on the head of the Miss France committee.
As quickly as the brand new consultant of France is appointed, he’ll comply with her to put together her for her first picture shoot. Regardless of the passing years, it stays a particular night for him:
We weave a sure bond with a Miss and some moments later, we begin a brand new journey with one other winner.
However the function of Arnaud Sol Dourdin doesn’t cease on the solely night, watched by greater than 7 million viewers final yr. He was additionally on the preparatory journey to Tahiti. His mission : educate younger ladies to parade within the guidelines of the artwork:
I first take a look at the tempo of every, and the unhealthy reflexes that have to be erased. Then we work on the method.
For 4 years, he styled Sharon Stone
His data relies on stable expertise, acquired throughout his lengthy years profession in vogue. In Paris, when he labored within the prestigious company Lucie Saint-Clair, he styled fashions of high fashion or journal vogue exhibits. He has lengthy noticed their means of transferring on the podiums. He remembers :
Fashions taught me in lodge corridors the best way to stroll. I had the possibility to take part in shootings all around the world, in India, throughout the Atlantic …
For 4 years he was even the hair stylist of Sharon Stone at some point of the Cannes pageant.
It’s true that it’s fairly unimaginable. Once I arrived in Paris, I used to be a hairdresser who completely wished to work in vogue. At first, it made individuals snort. However I managed, by dint of persistence, to understand my dream.
First job in Cherbourg
Earlier than attending to know the Parisian glitter, it was within the English Channel that the 50-something man gave his first scissors. Arnaud Sol Dourdin signifies:
Once I informed my dad and mom I wished to work in hairdressing, my father mentioned, “Okay, however you need to be the perfect. “
An apprenticeship in Périers (Manche), first, the place he acquired a stable basis. He then entered an apprenticeship competitors, which he gained within the early 1980s. He had the quantity 13 …
An indication of luck or not, it was in any case instantly noticed by a Cherbourg hairdresser. Earlier than the outcomes have been introduced, he was already employed. Simply over a yr after his arrival, he’ll take his ticket to Paris, the place he has put his baggage since.
Quickly your personal make-up line?
Arnaud Sol Dourdin has, within the nook of his head, wishes for the longer term. He want to create his personal make-up line, and above all, share the approach he has developed over time. A option to go away its mark on many different faces, not simply these of the misses.
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