An elderly resident of France, Philippe Dumas is a model in 60 years. His photos are posted on the network, have attracted Internet users, and they contributed to the advancement of Parisian career. It is known that Philip Dumas published several images on the entertainment portal forum Reddit, and asked people to assess whether it is suitable for work in the fashion industry. “Retired, but not yet released in the circulation. The last attempt to fulfill the dream of my life and be a model. Tell me, if I have the makings of? “- Asked the Frenchman.
As a result, Philippe Dumas images viewed more than 360,000 times, including representatives of the fashion business. A month later, he was invited for an interview at Style Aria. The man also told that until recently he worked in an advertising agency, but the company went bankrupt, and he was forced to retire. This fact gave him the idea to become a male model.
An elderly Frenchman had no idea what the reaction will be after that. Philippe was invited to participate in several prestigious advertising campaigns, including making pictures in the photo agency ‘Getty Images, Inc.’ and to work with the brand ‘Joop! Homme’. Before he gets his dream job, Dumas remained in the crew manager long 20 years, and then another 10 years working in the advertising field.
When the advertising company, where he worked, went bankrupt, the pensioner decided to try his luck one last time. Philippe Dumas admits that he always remained ‘stylish by nature’, but it never ceased to pay attention to their appearance. ‘I go to the gym five days a week – the Frenchman said. – I’ve been weightlifting for pumping muscle, I do cardio for the heart and use some dance techniques – to set the mood and good posture. “As for my diet, I love to eat, but remain cautious, not to gain too much weight. I try to eat healthy, but sometimes allow myself to a delicious and juicy burger full of carbohydrates. “In his 60 years at Philip huge number of young competitors in the fashion industry, but retired-hipster says he does not feel any pressure from the young. He says: ‘There is no tension. I like fashion and its fast rhythms. But do not forget that fashion is moving in a circle. Ideas are often taken over from the past. You should never get rid of the clothing because it can once again be a trend.”