Sharif was photographed at Skogskyrkogården by Dino Muftic, with styling by Lars-Fredrik Svedberg and grooming by Elisabeth Cewers.

digitals – courtesy mikas


Sharif Idris

MIKAs (Stockholm – mother agency)


189cm (6’2.5″)

Place of Origin:
Geneina, Sudan. It’s a city in Darfur and it’s the capital of the state of West Darfur.

Ethnic Origin:
Sudanese, but I spent most of my childhood in Egypt


How discovered:
I was scouted in Stockholm, downtown by Mikas’ scout Sunniva Samuelson. She came over to me and gave me her business card.

What was your first modeling job?
My first job was a show for the Swedish Fashion Council. I was really nervous.

Favorite designer/brand/product:
Tommy Hilfiger is my favorite designer. Hard choice, but I would say both Byredo and Valentino fragrances.

What’s your beauty routine?
For skincare, I really like Biotherm Homme.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
A shoot for Tom Ford SS 2019.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Or what do you want to do after modeling?
After modeling I would like to start a clothing company.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Ralph Lauren.

Some of your favorite things:
Soccer is definitely my best thing. I can’t live without playing or watching football.

What are you listening to at the moment?
I like to listen to Travis Scott and Young Thug.

Favorite movie(s) or TV show(s):
Game of Thrones is my favorite!

How was your life different 12 months ago?
I’m still studying in high school, and I also played football before modelling.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
No one will do the work for you. Always do your best. Respect others.