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How I Faked My Way to The Top of Paris Fashion Week

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This was nominated for a Webby Award in Best Individual Performance. Vote for us here! https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2019/video/performance-craft/best-individual-performance Oobah Butler of fake shed restaurant fame is back and this time he’s turned his attention to the world of fashion. Paris Fashion week is iconic amongst A-Listers and fashion inner circles. It's the place where you find all the next big trends, the crème de la crème of fashion weeks. Georgio Peviani was getting loads of attention at PFW. Buyers from Milan wanted his denim in their stores, the inner-circle wanted him at their showrooms and A-Listers partied with him at night. But the man doesn't actually exist.. does he? This is the time Oobah Butler faked his way into Paris Fashion Week. WATCH NEXT: The Shed at Dulwich was the number one rated restaurant in London, but the main problem was that it didn't exist - https://vice.video/2KbdNzI Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
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VICE (10 months ago)
Buyers from Milan wanted his denim in their stores, the inner-circle wanted him at their showrooms, and A-Listers partied with him at night. But Georgio Peviani doesn't actually exist.. does he? WATCH NEXT: How My Shed Became the #1 Rated Restaurant in London - https://youtu.be/bqPARIKHbN8
Neat (5 days ago)
Let's be honest, it's not the jeans it's the fact that he's a handsome charismatic guy. That goes a **long** way
slender cream (1 month ago)
Yeah Wdrhufd g. Got tattoos
Deepak Behera (2 months ago)
What happened to the real brand/ company after that ??? Would really like to know...
J o a n n a . G (2 months ago)
K
J o a n n a . G (2 months ago)
+Isaaq La,aantii Waqooyi Iyo Koonfur Midoobi Maayan The I was just
Lucy Danko (17 hours ago)
I DO NOT BELIEVE HIS REAL NAME IS OOBAH BUTLER ITS ANOTHER FAKE
Premium Nope (1 day ago)
when you have 10 CHR
Brandi Lynn Forever (2 days ago)
♥️😭♥️
intoTheLag Gg (3 days ago)
It's stupid Chanel, i don't undertand.. what do u thing you fo
intoTheLag Gg (3 days ago)
It's sucks stupid
Mrship ofSteam (3 days ago)
1:15 song pleas??
Rafael Pinheiro (3 days ago)
03:18 Brazilians everywhere hahaha "Sua história", "Avançar"
jules wasnt here (5 days ago)
aw this became unexpectedly wholesome at the end!
Gabriel Bush (5 days ago)
ayye i live in zambia
Yakkup Arturo (7 days ago)
Average skilled mentalist. Will be interesting to see if he improves or stays at Mr. Ripleys level
Nischal Mahat (8 days ago)
He is savage af 🔥
Matiss Kalnins (14 days ago)
U gay
Emily Gee (14 days ago)
Would be pretty embarrassing if he ran into the real guy, introducing himself as him.
Professional Commenter (15 days ago)
That guy should have became that brand ambassador.
kesandunginternet (15 days ago)
omg
AK Media (16 days ago)
Georgio peviani
Irene of House Stark (16 days ago)
This guy makes me wanna become a journalist
John Ta (20 days ago)
You did this as a joke, but this is the hustle playbook.
Jason Hu (21 days ago)
I would be so terrified if he decided to become a con man instead of a reporter
Faust Von Barley (23 days ago)
What an absolute mad lad!
Isaac Wu (24 days ago)
THIS PROOFS NOTHING. REALLY. A prank maybe. People are nice, so don't take it for granted.
R Munn (25 days ago)
I love that you tracked down the real face of GP! I laughed throughout the whole video at how absurd the situation was, but that bit at the end was quite touching :,)
Bun (26 days ago)
How can he pull all that off with a straight face 😂😂😂😂😂
abhitastic7 (26 days ago)
I would actually love to buy something from that like no joke that looks real fashionable.
deathstr1ker6666 (26 days ago)
Rule 1: Be attractive Rule 2: Don't be unattractive
Eddie Baldwin (27 days ago)
this guy is a fkng smart, real smart!
Zzverot (27 days ago)
*gives free ads*
giorgio napoli (28 days ago)
That guy is a freaking social genious.
Davide Gobbicchi (29 days ago)
I honestly can't understand how those dumb Italian designers didn't realize him being a fake: first of all, it's "Giorgio" (common Italian name) not "Georgio", secondly...Peviani sounds like an Italian wannabe invented name, I don't understand how any Italian could believe that.
Ginkgo Balagtas (1 month ago)
6:23 I thought my cellphone is lagging
Akhmad Masykur (1 month ago)
I think I should make my own clothing line and go to paris ASAP
Moosh (1 month ago)
sounds like what the zac and jay show did
Gina Chung (1 month ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16AfXwI2WGQ These guys did it as a model with literal junk and weird clearance clothes. 100X funnier watching how ridiculous it is, though.
Big Succ (1 month ago)
Fun game: commit identity theft every time Oobah says Georgio Peviani
Jason Borden (1 month ago)
I wouldn't consider you at the top of anything.
Sonny does theatre (1 month ago)
You could quite easily con people out of thousands
Kir0 (1 month ago)
Yall crazy...
touka x (1 month ago)
Celiaaaa
Daniel Vissers (1 month ago)
maybe this never happened and the real social experiment is this documentary
Spencer Kraynik (1 month ago)
But did it get him more sales?
Kolley Kibber (1 month ago)
It really shows how pretentious the whole fashion industry really is. I´m converted to a Georgio Pevianni enthusiast.
the infinity stones (1 month ago)
Now this is some next level prank shit
Ductator • (1 month ago)
This guy is a professional fraudster
Ash Ketchum' (1 month ago)
georgio peviani looks like the exact kind of guy i'd expect to actually make a cool accessible but nice fashion brand and i hope he pursues that
Ash Ketchum' (1 month ago)
just realised there's a real store for it and i'm totally going to buy something from there
Absolutely fucking amazing
Nicholas Jensen (1 month ago)
kanye got nothing on him
Luna Valestra (1 month ago)
Stuff like this perfectly shows how shitty humanity is
Zachary Howell (1 month ago)
he should fake his way into area 51
CruiseGuy (1 month ago)
2:00 Thank me by subbing
Jonathan McCue (1 month ago)
You know had a good video when 8 months later everyone starts copying it
GlitterBot 5000 (1 month ago)
Love this dude so much
The Histoadian (1 month ago)
AHHH THIS IS SO GAY SOS
ade (1 month ago)
all men do is lie
Giubob420 (1 month ago)
Georgio is a made up name, it's Giorgio in Italian
Hannah Meaker (1 month ago)
he could be a spy for british intelligence like seriously.
R Park (1 month ago)
How I faked my way to become president
TheBarbieViolet (1 month ago)
He faked it because he fucking thought it through and got courage to do it and has a way with people, not because he looks somehow stylish. And even if so, he MADE himself stylish, so, again, cheers to that
Lee Wiks (1 month ago)
Georgio pepperoni
Micky Sun (1 month ago)
Isn’t this fraud?
My name is Human (1 month ago)
This man is so goshdarn smart. The world is literally just confidence and networking
firas hidar (1 month ago)
Omfg i've had enough of this guy...
EtwasMartin (1 month ago)
I love how these pants aren't even a copy or knock-off. He simply chose a convincing brand name and sells decent pants for a good price.
Chirby The YT Fan (1 month ago)
everytime I look at you I always image you as that guy from shrek
LazyBones (1 month ago)
Fake it till you make it
Silent Symphony Inc. (1 month ago)
If you can do anything with enough confidence you'll succeed
Sneha Padmanabhan (1 month ago)
this 100% looks like something matty healy would wear
Afonso Ribeiro (1 month ago)
Genius
Capt. G (1 month ago)
Change the editing and this shit is a horror movie.
Christina Prieb (1 month ago)
chaotic neutral
RJ GO (1 month ago)
Ellen turned scammer wtf
Julian Fantasia (1 month ago)
All you need to get anywhere is personality and a total contempt for consequences.
Nat (1 month ago)
Who keeps trusting this guy though
Martin Garcia (1 month ago)
I love you
BrookieBros (1 month ago)
i need to try this
mélanie (1 month ago)
reminds me of « maximus bucarest » from Bucarest lol he faked his way to London fashion week and even got photographers trying to hire him 😂
Nathan Viles (1 month ago)
The real Peviani is the sweetest old man, what a great sport, legend. I wanna cop some genuine Peviani's!
Alexander Armstrong (1 month ago)
yeet
Chris Martin (1 month ago)
Just shows how brainless most of these "fashion" (if you can call it that) bloggers are. I think I could sell them a bag of dog shit and they wouldn't question it.
Will the real georgio peviani please stand up
Jairus Kersey (1 month ago)
Take a shot every time he says Georgio Peviani.
Francesco Leks (1 month ago)
1 like = 1 Georgio Peviani
P.R. (1 month ago)
Stop making oobah famous cause he won't be able to do random shit all the time without being recognized anymore :(
Twikkilol (1 month ago)
Seriously this guy could become rich lol. Please make more of these videos, he's more inspiring than he might think haha
ican't Feel (1 month ago)
Hands up to this guy...
axel b (1 month ago)
if you were smarter then you keep the secret for both of you, you actually keep going to make this Brandt something big, you became something in it with this sire and then you could be rich for life ?
Jackkk - (1 month ago)
Mad respect to adam
Perfectly Sane (1 month ago)
How I Faked My Way to The Top of the Youtube Comment Section Step 1: Make a comment Step 2: Beg for likes Step 3: Wait 2000 years later: I finally have a comment! Wait... why is it blue?
what is a horse (1 month ago)
What if hes faking faking his way to yhe top and this is just a tv show
Chief Turtle (1 month ago)
This man would be great at identity theft
ballin Stalin (1 month ago)
He makes being a pathological liar a job
alberic7527 (1 month ago)
Were can I purchase a pair of Georgio Peviani jeans ? ;^)
Bernie Flexer (1 month ago)
mans out here lookin like Syndrome from the Incredibles
MySENNAa (1 month ago)
Hahahahaha ich fick mein Leben 😂 er hat das gleiche gemacht wie Joko und klaas mit Ryan Gosling
Rizki Aprilianto (1 month ago)
Speechcraft 100
Do something with the art museum scams ? /industry
Death Galaxy (1 month ago)
This guy was from chef to become fashion designer #multitasking
ablurida (1 month ago)
How on Earth did you scam everybody if that is how you say haute couture???? 1:48
Titan 10001 (1 month ago)
I damn love your eye
WhiteMagic (1 month ago)
I wonder if a Kid actually does all the dum things my boy here does. I would like to see someone doing that.

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