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Alek Wek

Model

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biography

Birth Date: April 16, 1977
Country of origin: 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).
Hair Eyes
Black Brown

updates

Vogue Italia Beauty 50th Anniversary
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: September 2014
#TBT: 27 Original Model-Off-Duty Looks
VOGUE.com (Editorial)
published: 08/28/2014
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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
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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