New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013: African Models Seen On the Runway
Over the years, we’ve observed African Fashion Designers dominating International Fashion Weeks, such as the recently concluded New York Fashion Week. On to the Models; we are very familiar with notable ones – Liya Kebede, Oluchi, Alek Wek, Agbani Darego to name a few. In the recent years, we cannot but observe the increasing number of young African Models on the runway. What’s Fashion without Models to make you even covet the designs more?! Here’s a rundown of the models we spotted during New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013, their names, where they are from and who they walked, enjoy:
Ajak Deng [Sudan]: Seen at Lela Rose, Tracy Reese, Mara Hoffman, Nicole Miller & Jen Kao
Aminat Ayinde [Nigeria]: Seen at Tiffany Amber and Gavin Rajah [Arise Magazine African Icons Show, NY]
Anais Mali [Chad]: Seen at Sophie Theallet, Carolina Herrera, Carlos Miele, Diane Von Furstenberg, Edun, Helmut Lang, Jason Wu, Tiffany Amber. Maki Oh. Gavin Rajah [Arise Magazine African Icons Show, NY]
Ataui Deng [Sudan]: Seen at Diane Von Furstenberg, Lela Rose, Ruffian and Mara Hoffman.
Cici Ali [Somalia]: Seen at Tracy Reese
Daphne Tony [Uganda]: Seen at Tiffany Amber,Tsemaye Binitie and Gavin Rajah [Arise Magazine African Icons Show, NY]
Georgie Badiel [Burkina Faso]: Seen at Tiffany Amber and Maki Oh. [Arise Magazine African Icons Show, NY]
Grace Bol [Sudan]: Seen at Catherine Malandrino, Edun, Sally La Pointe, Costello Taglipietra & Rachel Comey.
Grace Mahary [Eritrea]: Seen at Oscar De La Renta, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen, Herve Leger, Edun, Cushnie Et Ochs & BCBG Max Azria
Herieth Paul [Tanzania]: Seen at Milly, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Zac Posen, Nicole Miller & Costello Taglipietra.
Kelly Moreira [Cape Verde]: Seen at Tracy Reese.
Millen Magese [Tanzania]: Seen at Tiffany Amber [Arise Magazine African Icons Show, NY]
Senait Gidey [Ethiopia]: Seen at Three as Four and Charlotte Ronson.
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Designers: BCBG Max Azria