An interview with Leon Cerrone

December 04, 2020

An interview with Leon Cerrone

We caught up with our main man Leon Cerrone, to get the low down on all things current. He may be our model but he means much more to our brand than just that. A team member of the Rapha club, ex-boxer and now a pretty good runner. With his own radio show too he's our go-to for all things Jazz.

Name: Leon Cerrone
Nickname: Use to get called Youngblood but a Youngblood no more am I 🤷🏽‍♂️
Profession: Retail manager
Age: 38
Location: Londinium town


DAWSON DENIM: Why do you like Dawson Denim?
LEON CERRONE Because they’re the best

DD: Describe Dawson Denim in 3 words
LC: Awesome, awesome & err awesome 💥

DD: What’s your favourite piece of clothing that you own and why?
LC: I’m falling in love with my new Redwing engineer boots pretty quickly

DD: What’s a must-have clothing item everyone should own?
LC: I think everyone should own a pair of jeans they’d happily wear everyday!

DD: Vintage or new?
LC: A healthy mix of both 

DD: Who’s your style icon - past and present
LC: Past style icon gotta be Ali, Present Always Jason Jules for me he kills it every time.

DD: Current style influence
LC: Anyone that wears engineer boots 🤪🤪



DD: Project you’re working on:
LC: Always working on myself 🤷🏽‍♂️

DD: Latest hobbies or side projects during lockdown:
LC: Defo cooking and dog whispering

DD: Favourite movie:
LC: JAWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🦈

DD: What are you currently reading?
LC: Nothing at the minute...

DD: What song can you listen in repeat:
LC: “Drop” by the Pharcyde 

DD: The best way to unwind:
LC: Dog walk, running, listening to music or cooking 


DD: What’s one city you’ve always dreamed of travelling to?
LC: Japan not a city but 🤷🏽‍♂️

DD: Three best spots to eat in your city:
LC: Max’s sandwich shop who needs 2 others when that’s on your door step....

DD: What’s your latest fast food order?
LC: Pizza

DD: Favourite drink?
LC: Birra Moretti

DD: Favourite snack?
LC: A good Cannoli


DD: Best compliment you’ve received:
LC: Bill Nighy commented on how good my vintage knitwear was 💥

DD: What makes you smile the most?
LC: Family and friends

DD: Things you can’t live without:
LC: Jessica Anderson & daisy dog

DD: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received?
LC: You don’t know what’s around the corner

DD: Do you have a motto? If so,what is it?
LC: You can’t stop the waves but you can learn to surf them 

DD: What’s the one talent you wish you had?
LC: Play the trumpet like Miles

DD :What’s your guilty pleasure?
LC : I know all the words too informer by snow and I defo still play it loud in the house and sing along to it when I’m alone 😝

Discover Leon in our AW20 lookbook.

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