Models Akiima, Shanelle Nyasiase, Ayak Veronica Bior and Nyarach Abouch Ayel, all of Sudanese origin, at the Valentino haute couture show in January 2019 in Paris.

From refugee camp to runway, African fashion models making big strides on the world’s catwalks

  • Sudanese former child refugees have emerged as a force in international modelling, led by teenage sensation Adut Akech Bior, as fashion has embraced diversity
  • They are following a path first laid by Somali-American model Iman, Sudanese-British Alek Wek, and Ajak Deng, the first Sudanese-Australian model to emerge
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Models Akiima, Shanelle Nyasiase, Ayak Veronica Bior and Nyarach Abouch Ayel, all of Sudanese origin, at the Valentino haute couture show in January 2019 in Paris.
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