Real Ludlow Guys: Jenke-Ahmed Tailly

we asked nine real guys to suit up in style in our Ludlow suit
(and spill the beans on their style, inspirations and favorite pastimes).
here are our favorite answers from ultimate cool guy, Jenke…
Jenke-Ahmed Tailly
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

WHAT’S NINE-TO-FIVE LIKE FOR YOU?
I prefer five to nine.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A CREATIVE DIRECTOR?
Conceptualize and realize a dreamed sense of aesthetic.

YOU’RE ALSO A FASHION EDITOR—TELL US ABOUT THAT.
I like Garage magazine and just did a cool editorial on hair fractals using mathematical concepts with breathtaking African hair-braiding techniques.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Eyes, hands and melancholia.

WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR DOWNTIME?
Swim.

WHAT’S ON YOUR BOOKSHELF/KINDLE?
Played Out: The Jean Seberg Story by David Richards, Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan
and La Poursuite du Bonheur by Michel Houellebecq.

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    His description of a creative director’s job (“conceptualize and realize a dreamed sense of aesthetic”) makes me ache....
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