Photography GERALD LE VAN CHAU
Fashion Stylist & Interview KEITH S. WASHINGTON
Makeup SATOKO WATANABE
Hair YUJI OKUDA
From resident DJ sets at Silencio in Paris to events in Ibiza, London and Geneva amongst others, Nathalie Duchene is taking over the Parisian Electro scene. In addition Nathalie works with numerous fashion brands such as Bulgari, Jimmy Choo and Louis Vuitton, creating sets which encompass her various influences from Miss Kitten to Jeff Mills. Nathalie Duchene has also contributed to fashion magazines in Belgium and Paris, adding to her multiple talents as an artist. And now, Nathalie is hard at work on her own productions as well.
How did you get your start as a DJ?
I always liked discovering new tracks and browsing music stores in Belgium and then one day I started training and rehearsing alone in my room.
Your Favorite place to DJ?
I am fascinated by Berghain in Berlin. That is a very unique place for me. And, for the fun of it, the PS1 party in New York City.
Best experience as a DJ?
I did the opening of the first part with Martin Solveig last year in Geneva.
Sunglasses by Carrera 5022IS Interchangeable lenses with pink and yellow mirror lens. Shirt and white skirt all by Kitsune
What projects are in the works for 2015?
My first EP will come out in 2015, which I’m very excited about.
Where was the first place you played as a DJ?
It was at Le Baron in Paris.
What is the one item is your must have before you play?
My Senneiser platinum Headphone (A personal gift from a very good friend of mine who is also a DJ).
When and why did you move to Paris?
I moved to Paris 8 years ago for the creative atmosphere, that and the climate, obviously.
Favorite track of 2014?
It was “Clear” by The Hacker.
Top 3 favorite fashion designers?
They would have to be Nicolas Gesquière,
Raf Simmons, and
If you were asked to DJ for a PFW runway show what designer would you want to DJ for?
Chanel of course!
Coke or Pepsi?
Neither of them.
If you could work with any musician from past who would it be?
Basquiat or Warhol?
Both of them! Ebony and ivory lives in a perfect harmony in me. But If I really really must choose one of them I would go with Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Sunglasses by Miu Miu 335 €, Jumpsuit,bag and handbag all vintage, Shoes by Roger Vivier