Tristan Tymen | Height. 1.91 mt. | Country. France | Instagram. @tristantymen                                                      Photographs by Matthieu Dortomb 

Qualities the Elite Model Look winner must have include photogenic and natural beauty, a dazzling personality, motivation, and the potential to correspond to current fashion trends, elements that French finalist Tristan Tymen certainly exceeds. The twenty-year-old good looking model, enthusiastic of sports (running, surfing swimming, and hiking) will be representing France at the Elite Model Look World Final, and at such a young age, Tristan has caught the attention of highly prestigious magazines like Vogue Hommes International. 

Discovered through an Elite Model Look casting in Lyon at the South of France, the native from Saint-Priest, in the Rhône, was selected among many participants to enter the Elite boot camp. The intense training implied its first photo sessions by a professional photographer and being under the tutelage of Jonathan Bauer.

On October 8th, at the Palais de Tokyo, the 20-year-old model was named the winner of the Elite Model France contest. With this résumé, it is pretty sure that France is giving a good fight at the world final. 

Vanity Teen had the opportunity to talk with Tristan before heading to the World Final in Milano.

 

1.What is your inspiration behind winning the Elite Model Look contest?

Being part of the Elite Model Look adventure is the best way to begin a modeling career.

 2.What are five qualities you think the judges are looking for in order to choose the winner?

Natural beauty, photogenic qualities, attitude and style, talk several languages, and walk well in the catwalk.

3. What is your favorite song?

Artic monkeys’ ”do I wanna know”

4. Is there a designer or photographer you would like to model for?

Mario testino and Jean-Paul Gaultier

 5.Besides modeling, would there be another profession you would like to do within or out of the fashion industry?

Work in the sport universe, sport is really a passion

 6. What is your life philosophy?

« Mieux vaut vivre son rêve que de rêver sa vie » (It’s better to live your dream, than dream your life.)

Want to know Tristan’s training and beauty regimes? Be sure to read his interview for Vogue Hommes International and don’t  forget to show your support by giving him a like, tweet or follow at this profile page in the Elite Model Look website.