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Alek Wek

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Birth Date: April 16, 1977
Country of origin: South Sudan
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).

Convert in / cm
Hair Eyes Height (in) Bust (in) Waist (in) Hips (in) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 5ft 10in 34 23 34 8
Hair Eyes Height (cm) Bust (cm) Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 178 86 58 86 8

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Balenciaga Women's Spring/Summer 2018 Ca...
Balenciaga (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2018
Marc Jacobs F/W 18 Show
Marc Jacobs (Shows)
published: 02/14/2018
Michael Kors F/W 18 Show
Michael Kors (Shows)
published: 02/13/2018
The Row F/W 18 Show
The Row (Shows)
published: 02/12/2018
Marc Jacobs Spring 2018 Beauty: Shameles...
Marc Jacobs (Advertorial)
published: February 2018
photographer: Charlotte Wales
Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring 2018 S...
Schiaparelli (Shows)
published: 01/22/2018
Marc Jacobs Beauty Spring 2018
Marc Jacobs (Advertising)
published: Spring 2018
photographer: Liz Collins
TWELVE
Let's Panic Magazine (Editorial)
published: January 2018
photographer: Greg Kadel
Summer in Winter
Vogue Ukraine (Editorial)
published: January 2018
photographer: Alexander Saladrigas
Vogue Ukraine January 2018 Covers
Vogue Ukraine (Magazine Cover)
published: January 2018
photographer: Alexander Saladrigas

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