Alek Wek

Ph: Sølve Sundsbø | Best of British

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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).

updates

 
Corduroy Magazine F/W 12 Ten Covers
Corduroy Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
photographer: Peter Ash Lee
Philip Treacy S/S 13 Show
Philip Treacy (Shows)
published: September 2012
Zac Posen S/S 13 Show
Zac Posen (Shows)
published: September 2012
Alek Wek Journey Home
Portrait (Other)
published: July 2012
Lifeball Vienna May 2012 Show
Shows (Shows)
published: May 2012
A Woman Worth
The Wild Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Tetsu Kubota
Kenzo S/S 12
Kenzo (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Roe Ethridge
Kenzo F/W 12 Show
Kenzo (Shows)
published: March 2012
Hermes F/W 12 Show
Hermès (Shows)
published: March 2012
Stylist Magazine F/W 2011 Cover
Stylist Magazine UK (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2011
 

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