"I Want to Show Girls It's Not Bad to
Glamour"I Want to Show Girls It's Not Bad to Be Dark—Different Is Beautiful”GlamourBut my older sister helped me find the positive: She used to show me pictures of Alek Wek to say, “See! You can be a model if you want!” Then, when I was 15, my aunt had to go to Paris to have eye surgery. My mom wanted me to go to keep her company and ...
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 6:01 am
What you need to consider before getting a
Telegraph.co.ukWhat you need to consider before getting a buzz cutTelegraph.co.ukFor the past few seasons, designers have been championing a handful of models with shaved heads, creating a noticeable 'buzz' around the buzz cut. "It's definitely having its fashion moment," says Andrew Barton, creative director for Urban Retreat at ...
Posted on 8 March 2017 | 10:00 pm
Paris fashion week AW17: the 10 key shows
Paris fashion week AW17: the 10 key shows – in picturesThe GuardianTo mark his 100th collection, Van Noten invited models who have walked his shows over the past 24 years, including Alek Wek, Nadja Auermann, Emma Balfour (flown in from Australia) and Amber Valletta, to reunite on the catwalk. Remixed prints from his ...
Posted on 8 March 2017 | 4:38 am
Nicki Minaj's Scandalous Top and More of the
Vanity FairNicki Minaj's Scandalous Top and More of the Best Paris Fashion Week MomentsVanity FairThis last week has been a doozy. I flew to L.A. from Milan for the “little Oscar party” that Vanity Fair had (perhaps you heard about it), and then I hopped on a plane back to Europe—Paris, specifically—to continue my Fashion Month extravaganza. Are ...Why Stars Like Nicki Minaj & Kanye West Love Designer Haider AckermannBillboardLil' Kim Sets the Record Straight on Remy Ma & Nicki Minaj Beef As She Readies Fifth Studio AlbumBillboardall 188 news articles »
Posted on 6 March 2017 | 11:09 am
Dries Van Noten Proves Modelling Has No Age
Huffington Post CanadaDries Van Noten Proves Modelling Has No Age Limit At Paris Fashion Week ShowHuffington Post CanadaModels like Alek Wek, Caroline de Maigret, Cecilia Chancellor, Yasmin Warsame and Carolyn Murphy — all of whom range in age from their later 30s to 50s — graced the catwalk, proving that women of any age can look fierce. dries van noten. "Life doesn ...
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 8:34 am
Why Olivia Wilde & 'Vogue' Editors Love
Prabal Gurung, Vogue editor Selby Drummond, Marchesa CEO Edward Chapman, and supermodel Alek Wek are all habitués. Olivia Wilde and Barbara Burchfield (Conscious Commerce) booked out the place for a party, which led one of the partners behind Cafe Clover ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:41 pm
UK’s Top Modeling Agencies Under
Alek Wek, Jourdan Dunn, Anne V, Sara Sampaio, Bar Refaeli, Malaika Firth and Sasha Luss are just a handful of names represented by each agency.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 11:01 am
Your End-of-Summer Hair Savior: The Chic
Whether it’s a Pharrell-esque iteration worn by Georgia Hilmer and Emily Ratajkowski or a simple, woven fedora seen on Alek Wek, make this shade-giving accessory your go-to as you slowly transition into beanie season.
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 10:20 pm
Modeling for Change with Alek Wek
While modeling may be a career for some, Alek Wek says it is in fact an art form. And she’s using her platform as one of the world’s most iconic supermodels to help empower African women and refugees. Before becoming one of the first African ...
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 9:29 am
Nicole Ari Parker, Alek Wek, Boris Kodjoe
The 2015 FACE List Awards Dinner, held as part of the Pan-African Weekend, brought together more than 300 of some of the most-influential actors, agents, and visionaries in current pan-African affairs for a spectacular celebration of achievements and ...
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 6:00 pm