Maison Margiela model Leon Dame has become a meme thanks to his fierce catwalk
30 September 2019, 13:44
Who knew Paris Fashion Week would be the birthplace of the latest viral meme?
The internet has discovered a clip of a model stomping down the runway during Paris Fashion Week and, of course, they've made memes. The model in question is Leon Dame, who walked for Maison Margiela's Spring 2020 show in Paris, France.
Now we've all imagined ourselves doing our best Naomi Campbell impression down the runway to our favourite track but in reality we're on the way work. Well, Leon has taken it to the next level.
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The German male model wore a black leather, sailor-inspired outfit paired with heeled boots. Leon had a intense look in his eye as he closed the show and stomped down the catwalk with serious attitude.
Watch the video here.
Yes, Leon was serving something, that's for sure. He later revealed that his confident walk was actually the work of choreographer and movement director Pat Boguslawski in an interview with Vogue.
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He said: "I already had something on my mind, but I worked it out during the rehearsals with Pat Boguslawski the night before the show."
Once Leon shared the clip on Instagram and the internet got hold of it, his distinctive strut became the perfect content for memes.
how i think i walk in public with my headphones on vs how i actually walk pic.twitter.com/Lakq1cRrSN— c (@chuuzus) September 26, 2019
When your mum makes you come down to say hello to visitors pic.twitter.com/ADUEux5EGN— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) September 28, 2019
I was an emo, k?
12 year old me walking down the halls in middle school with my headphones in as the misunderstood main character pic.twitter.com/j6OHvVO6mL— Jahkara J Smith✨ (@SlaylerJ) September 26, 2019
Friday, is that you?
Literally how we're strutting into this weekend. (via leondame/Instagram) pic.twitter.com/efj1YHlCNN— Perez Hilton (@PerezHilton) September 27, 2019
Me when my mom made me wear matching outfits for family photos pic.twitter.com/gMIc6BwFDn— Hannah (@shipperofstuff) September 25, 2019
Where is the lie?
cultural impact:— i just took a dna test turns out im a 100% rat (@mahogvilia) September 26, 2019
leon dame jlo closing
closing for margiela for versace pic.twitter.com/VBNipa8SKD
Mum: Richie!!— Yewande Stan. 🇬🇾🇮🇳🇲🇲 (@RichieBrave) September 25, 2019
Mum: Here a minute
Me: But I ju...
Mum: I SAID COME HERE
11 year old me: