Alek Wek

 

biography

Born in Sudan, Alek left in 1991 to escape the civil war ravaging her country. Arriving in London at age 14, she was discovered soon after by a model scout in a South London market. Since 2002, she's been an advisor to the US Committe for Refugess. Published ALEK: From Sudanese refugee to International Supermodel in 2008. In the US, tours high schools lecturing to students. Currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. (all info from i-D Magazine interview by Susan Corrigan, March 2009).

recent updates

 
Vogue Italia Beauty 50th Anniversary
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: September 2014
Born Free Charity Campaign 2014
Charity Campaign (Advertising)
published: April 2014
photographer: Patrick Demarchelier
Guardian Weekend March 29, 2014 Cover by...
The Fashion for The Guardian (Magazine Cover)
published: 03/29/2014
Alek Wek Handbags S/S 2014
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Marks & Spencer S/S 14
Marks & Spencer (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
photographer: Annie Leibovitz
Forbes Life Africa October 2013 Cover
Various Covers (Magazine Cover)
published: October 2013
Isabel Marant for H&M Fall 2013
H&M (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2013
photographer: Karim Sadli
Ermanno Scervino S/S 14 Show
Ermanno Scervino (Shows)
published: September 2013
Isabel Marant for H&M Full Collection Fa...
H&M (Editorial)
published: September 2013
photographer: Karim Sadli
Philipp Plein S/S 14 Show
Philipp Plein (Shows)
published: September 2013
 

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