Friday, December 5, 2008

AFRICAN MODELS :Sisters ripping the runway

I could not help but notice that lot of our African sisters are ripping the fashion runway these days , so i decided to put up pictures of some of them. Have fun and remember you can became whatever you want in life if you work hard like these ladies.
Alek Wek (Sudan)

Alek is the supermodel from Sudan who started her modeling career when she was 18 years old. she worked for Victoria's secret,clinique, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and the list goes on. Along the way Alek started her own designer handbag line called "Wek 1933". Once Again this shows us that you don t have to be light skin ,and beautiful to follow your dream or became a model. Thank you Alek for your great work for the refugees of Sudan and Africa . To learn more about this beautiful lady click here


If you have been following the world of modeling you can pass a news stand these days without seeing this beautiful girl from Nigeria. She is cute , brown, fit and a smile that make the world goes around. She was nominated as the Face of Africa 10 years ago since then she has worked for big companies like Victoria secret, advertised for L'oreal Paris, Macy's ,Banana republic,Express and ripped the runway for John Galliano, Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani. She is really the face of Africa because you see her everywhere you go. She has recently created her modeling agency called omodelAfrica .You can find picture of nice African and even African American women and men. Her Goal is to give other African men and women the same opportunity that she had. If you want to know more about this stunning model click here
" you are making your country and Africa proud"

Aminata Niara(Senegal)

According to bellasugar interview Aminata ,she was born in Senegal and then moved to Paris. she is 5''9 has ripped the runways of Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin and appeared in magazines such as Vogue Germany.
Tiguida Sissoko(Mali)
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Tiguida is a young Malian girl that is currently ripping the runway in Paris. She is very beautiful and young.She was featured in many magazines in Paris.( do your thing girl!!!!!)

Ajuma Nasanyana

she is the very edgy girl form Kenya that debuted her modeling career by winning the Miss tourism Kenya in 2003. she has ripped the runway of the new york fashion week , Italian fashion week and course Paris. you can learn more about her by going on her page.

Liya kebede

Liya does not need an introduction anymore. she was featured in several magazines in including Time magazine. and vogue. she was born in Addis Abbeba (Ethiopia).She became the face of estee Lauder in 2003.She recently started her Own kid clothing line called LEM LEM. If you want to learn more about Liya you can visit here

Hawa Diawara(Mali)

She is the beautiful girl form Mali doing her thing in New york city . I do not know a lot about her yet but will keep you posted on any upcoming news. I love her for one more reason " she has the same last name as my mother''. lovely girl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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