Who is Leon Dame,German model whose bizarre walk went viral?
Leon Dame, a 20-year-old German model recently went viral with what people saw as bizarre walk at Maison Margiela show Paris Fashion Week.
Attired in sky-high black patent leather boots, a black faux leather utility jacket and black leather vaguely sailor-esque hat, had the people talking about his look.
A student of Theatre Theory and Politics at the Freie Universität in Berlin and plays the saxophone, his popularity is not only confined to social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, he also has a presence on Tumbler.
Dame’s stars started to align when an agent while waiting for a bus saw him.
He told British Vogue before he walked out British fashion designer John Galliano told him to “Work it!”
Asked what he thought about the looks Galliano puts him in, he said, “I love all of them!”
Commenting on his viral walk, the German model he had help with it. Crediting movement director Pat Boguslawski for his choreography and revealing that he usually works on his character with Galliano ahead of his final fitting. “I loved that idea [of character building] from the beginning and always tried to push it a bit further,” he said.
Internet is buzzing with Dame’s walk and stare after he walked the runway in his high heeled boots, a sailor hat and a blat jacket.
Some people saw his look and walk funny and started made him the face of thousands of memes online.