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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 (9 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
slender cream (21 days ago)
Yeah Wdrhufd g. Got tattoos
Deepak Behera (1 month ago)
What happened to the real brand/ company after that ??? Would really like to know...
J o a n n a . G (1 month ago)
K
J o a n n a . G (1 month ago)
+Isaaq La,aantii Waqooyi Iyo Koonfur Midoobi Maayan The I was just
Jane John (2 months ago)
Well maybe you can do anything because you're a white man lol
Ginkgo Balagtas (1 day ago)
6:23 I thought my cellphone is lagging
Akhmad Masykur (1 day ago)
I think I should make my own clothing line and go to paris ASAP
Moosh (1 day ago)
sounds like what the zac and jay show did
Gina Chung (2 days 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 (2 days ago)
Fun game: commit identity theft every time Oobah says Georgio Peviani
Jason Borden (2 days ago)
I wouldn't consider you at the top of anything.
Sonny does theatre (3 days ago)
You could quite easily con people out of thousands
Kir0 (3 days ago)
Yall crazy...
touka x (3 days ago)
Celiaaaa
Daniel Vissers (4 days ago)
maybe this never happened and the real social experiment is this documentary
Spencer Kraynik (4 days ago)
But did it get him more sales?
Kolley Kibber (4 days ago)
It really shows how pretentious the whole fashion industry really is. I´m converted to a Georgio Pevianni enthusiast.
the infinity stones (4 days ago)
Now this is some next level prank shit
Ductator • (5 days ago)
This guy is a professional fraudster
Ash Ketchum' (5 days 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' (5 days 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 (6 days ago)
kanye got nothing on him
Luna Valestra (7 days ago)
Stuff like this perfectly shows how shitty humanity is
Zachary Howell (7 days ago)
he should fake his way into area 51
CruiseGuy (8 days ago)
2:00 Thank me by subbing
Jonathan McCue (8 days ago)
You know had a good video when 8 months later everyone starts copying it
GlitterBot 5000 (8 days ago)
Love this dude so much
The Histoadian (9 days ago)
AHHH THIS IS SO GAY SOS
ade (9 days ago)
all men do is lie
Giubob420 (9 days ago)
Georgio is a made up name, it's Giorgio in Italian
Hannah Meaker (9 days ago)
he could be a spy for british intelligence like seriously.
R Park (9 days ago)
How I faked my way to become president
TheBarbieViolet (9 days 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 (10 days ago)
Georgio pepperoni
Micky Sun (10 days ago)
Isn’t this fraud?
My name is Human (10 days ago)
This man is so goshdarn smart. The world is literally just confidence and networking
firas hidar (10 days ago)
Omfg i've had enough of this guy...
EtwasMartin (10 days 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 (10 days ago)
everytime I look at you I always image you as that guy from shrek
LazyBones (11 days ago)
Fake it till you make it
Silent Symphony Inc. (11 days ago)
If you can do anything with enough confidence you'll succeed
Sneha Venkatesh (11 days ago)
this 100% looks like something matty healy would wear
Afonso Ribeiro (11 days ago)
Genius
Capt. G (11 days ago)
Change the editing and this shit is a horror movie.
Christina Prieb (11 days ago)
chaotic neutral
RJ GO (11 days ago)
Ellen turned scammer wtf
AJ Fantasia (12 days ago)
All you need to get anywhere is personality and a total contempt for consequences.
Nat (12 days ago)
Who keeps trusting this guy though
Martin Garcia (12 days ago)
I love you
BrookieBros (12 days ago)
i need to try this
melanie (12 days 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 (12 days ago)
The real Peviani is the sweetest old man, what a great sport, legend. I wanna cop some genuine Peviani's!
Alexander Armstrong (12 days ago)
yeet
Chris Martin (12 days 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 (12 days ago)
Take a shot every time he says Georgio Peviani.
Francesco Leks (12 days ago)
1 like = 1 Georgio Peviani
P.R. (12 days ago)
Stop making oobah famous cause he won't be able to do random shit all the time without being recognized anymore :(
Twikkilol (13 days 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 (13 days ago)
Hands up to this guy...
axel b (13 days 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 - (13 days ago)
Mad respect to adam
Perfectly Sane (13 days 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 (14 days ago)
What if hes faking faking his way to yhe top and this is just a tv show
Chief Turtle (14 days ago)
This man would be great at identity theft
ballin Stalin (14 days ago)
He makes being a pathological liar a job
alberic7527 (14 days ago)
Were can I purchase a pair of Georgio Peviani jeans ? ;^)
Bernie Flexer (14 days ago)
mans out here lookin like Syndrome from the Incredibles
MySENNAa (14 days ago)
Hahahahaha ich fick mein Leben 😂 er hat das gleiche gemacht wie Joko und klaas mit Ryan Gosling
Rizki Aprilianto (15 days ago)
Speechcraft 100
Do something with the art museum scams ? /industry
Death Galaxy (15 days ago)
This guy was from chef to become fashion designer #multitasking
ablurida (16 days ago)
How on Earth did you scam everybody if that is how you say haute couture???? 1:48
Titan 10001 (16 days ago)
I damn love your eye
WhiteMagic (17 days ago)
I wonder if a Kid actually does all the dum things my boy here does. I would like to see someone doing that.
Jaxxey ! (17 days ago)
This is Oohba's world, we're all just living in it.
Jaxxey ! (17 days ago)
How I Faked My Way Into The U.S. Presidency
Jaxxey ! (17 days ago)
He Used Cheat Codes 👀
Widad Rahman (17 days ago)
😂 It was nice of them to help the real guy rebrand
Jackie Leon (17 days ago)
This was such a sweet little video!
Ayesha Almario (17 days ago)
Omg this is beautiful 💜
Mathy Don (17 days ago)
Actually they look really nice
Alvaro Garavito (17 days ago)
This guy have seen things you wouldn’t believe...
Ivan Ooze (18 days ago)
I really want to believe this is BS, but Vice has a way with the truth. Wish I could do this.
Nora Faithrainbow (18 days ago)
Isn't this one of his fakes?
Jackyyeah (18 days ago)
Next up: How I faked my way into presidency
Sivanathan Thaiman (18 days ago)
thanks Vice! love you!
Thunder Bolt (18 days ago)
Fashion is a joke change my mind.
R GBii (18 days ago)
I wear Georgio’s all of the time. Best fitting fake pants ever. If you’re not in Peviani’s you need to stay home.
Nillian Pertes (18 days ago)
this just shows how dumb people are
A Vardemolière (18 days ago)
All of that with a regular thick british accent... youuuuu GLORIOUS man!!!
kenxdy (18 days ago)
This is white privilege at work imo
Charlotte Avery (19 days ago)
he looks like patricia from split in that dress
Tristan the purple Guy (19 days ago)
How
Meg Sevenooeight (19 days ago)
1:58 receiving business card with TWO HANDS [checked], BOW when receiving business card [checked] | -conclusion-: she is Japanese :D
Eddieee (19 days ago)
am i mad or did some lads already do this??
Elexis Yap (19 days ago)
Now i want that Georgio Paviani 16 colours old school jacket
Matt Watts (19 days ago)
Did he also orchestrate the FYRE festival??
Arthur blackhomes (19 days ago)
Is he using a company name without permission?
FingerOfat (19 days ago)
Is that his own urine that he's drinking at the start, or someone else's?
pietrocr7 (19 days ago)
In Italian the name "Georgio" doesn't even exist, it's "Giorgio" lol
BaconPancakes (19 days ago)
This video is literally a recreation of a fashion week how we will think it would have looked like. At the beginning of the video he stated "the story is real but we weren't there to film the first time" he is playing tricks on us constantly and made his story for us to believe once again. He did it so good that we can't tell the difference anymore just to challenge us and see if we believe what we wants us to believe. This is another one of his examples of how easy people can be manipulated. See how the two dark skinned dudes with sunglasses 3:52 looks like the Oobah.com DJ's from his Fake Lookalike swap project. Well I am confused for sure but he literally made us think he was in all those "fashion week" events but there is no guarantee he actually did but have to take his word for it. He is the true master of deception.
Jerry_Springer_isdaddy (20 days ago)
No one: This guy: *how I faked my way into the 2020 elections
Joe kerr (20 days ago)
The definition of work smarter not harder

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