Topolino came fresh from Marseilles and an apprenticeship at L’Atelier Paralelle, where he had mastered the basics of his trade: hairstyling, fashion, make-up, manicure, etc. Just at the age of 19 he moved to Paris, to carve out a career as a make-up artist.

For Topolino 1980s was a booming time in fashion

Topolino with His recognizable style influenced an entire generation of Make-up Artists and he is part of these great artists who continue to inspire us.

photographer Jean-baptiste mondino, nick knight, Eric Traoré