Ajak Deng attends the Sidaction Gala Dinner 2012 at Pavillon d’Armenonville on January 26, 2012 in Paris, France. Photocredit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Europe
Fatima Siad opens 2012 with a bang! The Somalian model and ex- America’s Next Top Model contestant lands a lucrative fashion campaign advertisement with iconic fashion brand Hervé Léger. The result is FIERCE! Enjoy and share your thoughts.
Fashion model and Actor Ger Duany was recently featured on CNN’s Inside Africa. The sexy and hardworking model tells Inside Africa about a country he left behind because of the war and his hope for the newly formed nation. Watch his feature: “Editor’s note: Ger Duany is a former child[...]
Ladybrille Londoners, Mahogany Model Management kicks off its search to find UK’s top male and female Models of Colour. The finale will be held at the elite Porchester Hall, on Saturday December 3rd, 2011. Check out what event organizers have to say: “Having scoured the country to select the most[...]
“We close out our June Special Anniversary/Model Edition 2011 by taking a look at the African Fashion Model and her contributions to the Western and global fashion industry. The global fashion industry has undergone an evolution like no other. Where has the African model been? As the West experimented with[...]
CNN announced a little over a week ago it would return to covering fashion on its network. Wasting no time after the announcement, the network features Supermodel IMAN who discusses her evolution from model to business mogul. She also talks about her marriage and today’s models. CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield conducted[...]
2011 is Ajak Deng’s year! At only 19, the Sudanese model made the cover of i-D magazine’s Pre-Spring 2011 Livin’ Loud issue, featured in Vogue Italia’s, “The Black Allure” editorial in its February 2011 issue, and walked the catwalk for Lanvin, showcasing the Pre-Fall Collection (2011) in January. What’s next? Now[...]
This month’s issue of Vogue Italia titled “The Black Allure” is a clear declaration that the African model is not a trend, but will always be in. The issue features Africa’s most talked about models like Ajak Deng, Aminata Niaria and Georgie Badiel, clearly proving they have impeccable beauty and[...]
Ajak Deng is “tearing up” the runways and fashion magazines with her stunning looks and personality. Her latest editorial is for i.D Magazine. Ajak graces the cover which is shot by Emma Summerton. Brilliant!
Flavania Matata, although not included in our Africa’s 21 Fresh Faces in Fashion feature, she is definitely a name to watch out for. Matata emerged in 2007 as Tanzania’s beauty queen. That same year she represented her country at the Miss Universe competition; and was one of 15 semifinalists.
These are the new breed of African models taking center stage across the globe. They are the ones to watch! 1. Ataui Deng (Sudan): Sudanese born Ataui is signed with Trump Management New York. She immigrated to the states in 2004. In 2008, Ataui hit New York’s runways and she[...]