Some random facts about the legend Alek Wek:
•She was born in Sudan, seventh of nine children and lived in a two-bedroom house with no electricity or running water.
•Alek had to leave her home country for the UK as a consecuence of the Sudanese civil war, 1991. She was only fourteen years old by that time.
• Discovered four years later, she soon started modelling and became the first African model to appear on the cover of Elle magazine. ICON.
•Also celebrities such as Oprah or Lupita have said that having Alek as a public figure in fashion inspired them and validated their appreciation of black beauty. You go girl!
– Photo by Raymond Meier for Harper's Bazaar.
A todos los amantes de la belleza, el arte, la moda, la arquitectura, el diseño... No os perdáis la exposición sobre Manuel Pertegaz, uno de los grandes nombres de la moda española. Próximamente os hablaré de la exhibición en mi sección de radio. Gracias @culturacmadrid por apostar por la moda y sacarla a la calle 👗🎀 #expo_pertegaz