Ask TEAMFP Paris | Norvain

This week, we brought you the introduction of our newest platform ‘Ask TEAMFP’ which you’ll now able to find live on our website. 

In an effort to bring you, the community closer to our team, over the next couple of weeks we’ll be introducing to you some of the team members that will be on hand to offer you in-depth looks into product, in-store sizing guidance and styling advice whilst also being able to offer you a greater insight into our local community.

This week, we meet Norvain. Born and raised in French Guiana. Norvain will talk about his influences, Paris, and his relationship to Footpatrol !

FP: To start things off, tell me a little bit about yourself and where you’re from?

Norvain: Hey! My name is Norvain Cajuste, I’m 23 years old. I was born & raised in French Guiana, but I’m Haitian. I grew up in a city called  Kourou, not really known by everyone but we are important for spatial technology. I have a big family of 9 sisters & brothers, I left the house when I was 14 to live with one of my big brothers. So in 2014 I landed in the 92, Hauts-De-Seine, in city called Châtenay-Malabry, I went to high school there. 

FP: When did you first realise you had a passion for trainers?

Norvain: I always had this link with trainers because it was a part of the journey, my mum used to sell shoes and clothes that she bought in Suriname in my neighbourhood. I remember the first time she bought me and my others sister the Nike Rift, we used to called it ‘Ninja’, I was so happy.

FP: How long have you been working for Footpatrol?

Norvain: It’s been 5 months now 

FP: What do you like about working for Footpatrol/ being part of the Footpatrol community?

Norvain: Working at Footpatrol is another face of the retail I didn’t know, I like how we can sell products that we liked also it is  more simple to give advice to the customers. 

 FP: How would you describe your style in three words?

Norvain: Relaxed , Easy & Fresh. 

FP: Le Marais is a very lively society with a lot of cultural influence. What does Le Marais mean to you?

Norvain: Le Marais is the centre of Paris, is where I can link with all my friends from everywhere, where I can meet beautiful people. 

FP: What’s your all-time favourite shoe?

Norvain: My all-time favourite shoe.. i will say the Yeezy Boots SS3 in black.

FP: What would you say are your top three favourite releases this year?

Norvain: My top release of this year:

-Air Force 1 West Indies 

-Asics Gel-1130 Kobe/Copenhagen

-Ambush Air Adjust

FP: How would you describe your music taste? Any favourite music artists at the moment?

Norvain: My music is very versatile. My favourite artist at the moment is Kodak Black. 

FP: As you know it is the 20th anniversary of Footpatrol, what is like being a part of the team on such a big landmark year?

Being a part of the team on big landmarks means a lot, it’s like celebrating my debut in the team & the other years we are going to see together, fingers crossed !

FP:  What does great customer service mean to you?

Norvain: A good customer service is being aware of the customer demand and taste, the goal is to see the customer leaves the shop with a happy face and a brand new pair of shoes.

-To finish off, Is there anything that you would like to share with the Footpatrol community?

Don’t chase the hype shoes, wear what looks nice on you.

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