Senait Gidey photographed by Andrew Vowles for ‘Under The Influence’ Magazine Spring 2014 Issue, with styling by Raphael Hirsch, hair by Yumi Nakada-Dingle, makeup by Ciara O’Shea.
Maria Borges photographed by by Rui Aguiar for the cover of Vogue Portugal May 2014
African Fashion Models
Liya Kebede, Anais Mali, Ajak Deng, Cindy Bruna, Fatima Siad, Betty Adewole, Grace Bol, Ataui Deng, Flaviana Matata, Grace Mahary, Malaika Firth, Maria Borges, Iman Abdulmajid, Nyasha Matonhodze, Oluchi Onweagba, Senait Gidey, Sharam Diniz, Alek Wek, Ajuma Nasenyana, Yasmin Warsame, Ubah Hassan, Herieth Paul, Leila Ndabirabe, Aminata Niaria, Nana Keita, Georgie Badiel, Nykhor Paul
Black is beauty
Their power is built on the sweat of our backs. The only reason you and I in this country is ‘cause our great-great-grandpas couldn’t run fast enough. We’ll never be welcome here. — Marie Laveau (3x07)
Alex Webb, Haiti (1987)