Tags archives: modelling

The Magnificent Seven!!! Meet the 7 African Models Scheduled to Walk at the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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For many models, being cast to walk the runways for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is the ultimate dream. Becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel means you immediately join the ranks of supermodels like Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, and Gisele Bündchen. Each year the show continues to feature more African models who are doing extraordinary things on off and on the [...]

African Models in the News: Broderick Hunter

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Broderick Hunter X Nigerian Photo credits: Yellow and white top for @abookof.us | Photographed by Irvin Riviera @graphicsmetropolis Makeup by @makeupbysifa | Fashion by @changeofwardrobe | Photo lighting  @phillldotcom | Gstaraw ad @gstarraw from @bloomingdales  Photographed by  @tyrenredd from Instagram Bio Data: The 26 year old, 6’2” model, Nigerian-Am[...]

African Models in the News! Angolan Beauty AMILNA ESTEVÃO for W Magazine

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AMILNA ESTEVÃO  X  W MAGAZINE JUNE 2017  X  ANGOLA Photo credits: Photo by Easton and Roso | styled by Caroline Grosso. Visual Editing by Biel Parklee | Hair by Michael Lollo at Honey Artists | Makeup by Misha Shahzada for Christian Louboutin Beauty at See Management. | Photography Assistant: Alex Hodor-Lee | Production Assistant: Paige Viti | Special thank[...]

African Models in the News: Staniel Ferreira

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Staniel Ferreira X Guinea-Bissau Photo credits: Black and white photos by Nick Gill ThePhotographer | Runway Photo from EFM Engineered For Motion's | Most recent Nike Ad Photo from Instagram Bio Data: The 6’2” model from Guinea Bissau, has worked with designers such as Pyer Moss, Jeffrey Rudes, Carlos Campos, Guess, Martin Rusch and Parke & Ronen. [...]

19 Year Old Somali-American Model Halima Aden is Breaking the Internet with her new fall campaign feature for American Eagle Outfitters

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The lights are shining so bright on all the African stars worldwide, but the one every fashion news agency is talking about right now is Somali-American IMG model Halima Aden. American Eagle’s new fall campaign features the 19 year old model looking so happy and full of life. Halima is the first hijab-wearing high-fashion model who has worked the runways in [...]

"I Got Rejected By at Least 10 Agencies," says Top Model Alyssa Traore

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Africa is truly blessed!! We have so many beautiful talents all over the world that it is almost impossible to profile everyone. Well, for us at Zen, we make it our duty to know them and to tell their stories. From features in French GRAZIA to walking the runways for Hansen & Gretel, Sass & Bide and ALBUS LUMEN; this stunning model has us all star st[...]

Fatima Siad looking Irresistibly Hot for Nylon Magazine

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She is one of the highest paid African models in the world and the Somalia-Ethiopian fashion model that looks so much like supermodel, Iman, is taking the lead in this makeup campaign for Nylon Magazine. Styled in a few bold headwrap/scarf looks and finished with bold African jewellery, Fatima Siad looks just drop-dead gorgeous in each look for the magazine.[...]

"Embrace The Nerves,": An Exclusive Interview with Top Model Kaone Kario

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Kaone Kario is the face of a whole new generation of models who are not only doing big things on the runway but also off it. Her personal interests include modelling, TV and film production, so you can imagine how excited we were to be able to interview this Botswana beauty to talk about her modelling life between New York, Capetown and Botswana, and to find[...]

Top 14 Melanin Faces of South-African Fashion

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We always overlook that ultimately; campaigns and fashion shows would really be nothing without one particular being – the model. The model brings life into a designer/brand’s vision, conveys the artistic message that the clothes carry as well as shows the potential buyer how a garment would look on them. There has been a growing trend in the usage of black [...]