2014 Caroline Lacey – “Paris Youth These photographs are copyright Caroline Lacey and are used here by permission. They may not be used elsewhere without her permission. Alice Giudice smoking a cigarette in her loft on a Sunday afternoon. The facial hair was drawn on as a joke earlier in the day to pass the time. The girls are a fierce group of friends. They don’t let anyone in very easily but if they do it means you are family In a restaurant opened by a famous French prostitute, Isabelle LeMarois (a decent from the bourgoise LeMarois family), puts away the clean Chanel uniforms that have come back from the dry cleaner. After working her full shift at the popular Gallerie Lafayette at the information desk, Alix Vosseig calls a friend to meet for an apero (a ritualistic drinking hour). Several of the girls are dating boys in the rock and roll group Birdy Hunt. The lyrics are all in English and not always sensical. 5 Rue Tardieu, Montmatre. “He’s a pig,” Claire Fremond said about her boyfriend’s mess of marajuana and beer cans, making no effort to pick any of it up. Apartments are tiny in Paris and baths are hard to come by. Claire Fremond steals some bubble time at her friend’s parents house. Nakedness amongst girls is as natural as being clothed. Bathing and changing hold as much privacy as tying a shoe. Laura Contoux and Alix Vosseig sit for drinks at the famous Hotel L’Amour where Laura’s boyfriend Artur Rouet serves them drinks. Birdy Hunt performs at a concert in Lile. Claire Fremond surpirses her boyfriend with a big, wet and red kiss. He catches himself between being mad and head over heels. After a Birdy Hunt concert Nico, a band member, falls to the floor from being a bit over poured. Although sex isn’t overtly talked about, it is insinuated in gesture and carried through everything they do. It was morning and Clara Mouton was still sleeping and hungover. She hates to be woken up before 1 and generally screams obscenities if someone dares to do it.