Sunday, February 13, 2011

I dare you

Dare to dream and am double sure you can achieve it...these are some African women whom we know very well have achieved great heights in the fashion industry.......

Born Iman Mohammed Abdulmajid in Mogadishu Somalia, was one of the most sought after models of  1970's and 1980's ,now runs a sucessful cosmetics label...Iman Cosmetics

Alek wek was born in Sudan and moved to London where she started Modelling....she was once named in the Peoples Magazine among the 50 most influential faces in Fashion.In addition Wek is a fashion designer with her own handbag line 'Wek 1933'

Ajuma Nasenyana,born in Lodwar Kenya,was crowned Miss Nairobi 2003, went on to travel to Europe where she build her portfolio,landing her in runways with the likes of Naomi Campbell and even Alek wek

Oluchi Onweagba born in Lagos Nigeria,moved to Newyork ....gracing international catwalks of the likes of John Galliano,Ralph Laureen and many others...a while back she launched O MODELS AFRICA a modelling agency in South Africa

All these are women who followed their passion,without giving up...offcourse from their biographies it all didnt come on a silver platter,perseverance,determination and above all not giving up is what you need.
So dream on, the fashion industry is big enough with so many opportunities...
Have a fruitfull week.

Images: Google images


  1. iman is SO stunning!

    but lets be serious, all of the these women are just gorgeous!