"For me it was just that I had a chance in life, I had a safe place. And it took some time -- I remember after five, six
Judging from this year's awards season, and every other one really, it's clear that the lack of diversity is still a major issue. The fight, however, is on so many levels.
What is the allure? Exotic, sensual and a definite must have! If you are fashionably minded, then the effortlessness of a kaftan is the confidence and beauty every woman needs in paradise.
"There are so many stories of success on the African continent that we will never be able to do justice to all the woman
The whitewashing of the fashion industry isn't news. Black models are often refused jobs, ignored or replaced all together
South-Sudanese supermodel and UN Goodwill Ambassador Alek Wek joined HuffPost Live to share her story of being a refugee
In celebration of Wek's 36th birthday today (April 16), we are taking a look back at an old photo of the beauty. In this
The campaign is based on “the iconic value of color – a founding value for United Colors of Benetton and once again at the
Can you get them all?
Orange has never looked this good.
In fact, world-renowned milliner Philip Treacy's didn't just send a few models of color down the runway--he cast an all black
What was it like to meet with First Lady Mary Ayen Mayardit? Since leaving South Sudan in 1991, Wek has returned twice. She
Fashion designer Rachel Roy decided to go a bit more casual in the dress department but glammed it up with the most dazzling
The modeling industry's relationship with food is a fraught one, as we know all too well from recent crazy diet stories. It's
Elmi says the interim time between landing in the U.S. and landing a first job should also include more education opportunities
Christina Ricci, Rachel Zoe & Alek Wek At The Whitney Art Party: Who Was Best-Dressed? (PHOTOS, POLL)
We have to hand it to the attendees at Wednesday night's Whitney Art Party presented by BCBGMAXAZRIA, which took place 82Mercer
Some people think that models aren't so smart...but think again! Models like Alek Wek, Irina Pantaeva and Jillian Shanebrook