Daily Style Phile: Andre Saraiva Having A Really Great Year

by Chiara Atik · September 30, 2010

Andre Saraiva accompanied by Lea Seydoux, Alix Thomsen, Charlotte Tilbury, Clemence Posey, Elisa Sednaoui, Zoe Cassavetes,Milan. Photo Stephane Feugere for Purple-Diary.

Ok, this guy's popped up on our site 6 times in the past two weeks. It's time to find out more about him.-

Name: Andre Saraiva

Age: 38

Nationality: Born in Sweden, grew up in Paris.

Childhood: Saraiva claims to have started going to nightclubs at the tender age of 12. He would tell his parents he was going to a friend's house, and end up sleeping in the clubs.

Nightlife Claim To Fame: Founded Le Baron, one of the hottest clubs in Paris. Was co-owner of The Beatrice.

Artistic Claim To Fame: Very well-respected graffiti artist whose signature character, Mr.A, has been featured on Belevedere campaigns.

Motto: "Graffiti is not vandalism but a beautiful crime."

His Thoughts On Models:

"Mostly, models are cheesy and stupid. They show up with tacky men who they think are kings of the world because they have a driver and expensive clothes."

Friends: Olivier Zahm, Thierry Costes, Phoenix

Girlfriend: Annabelle Dexter-Jones

His Look: Skinny jeans, Thom Browne Peacoat, leather jacket, necklace, Ray Bans

Why He's Having The Best Year Ever: Hot girlfriend, hot Art Basel party, Le Baron in Paris still going strong, and a highly anticipated Le Baron Chinatown on the horizon...

[Sources: Blackbook Magazine, New York Times]