Adut Akech

Bella Hadid and Adut Akech Bring Bold Spring Colors to TikTok

The high fashion world has been one of the slower industries to get involved in the world of TikTok, but that hasn’t stopped Bella Hadid from leading the way and taking over the platform on her own. The model has fully embraced the app as a tool to let loose, engage in some memes, and provide a backstage look into her work, as well as to show off her fashionable friends every once in a while. In fact, the model’s latest posts managed to do all four of these at the same time, making for some grade-A content.
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The Best Beauty Instagrams: Bella Hadid, Adut Akech, and More

This content can also be viewed on the site it originates from. Self-facing snaps took an ethereal turn this week with our favorite beauty Instagrams centering on notes of whimsy and moments of divine strength. For Lizzo, this manifested as sleek pigtails punctuated by swooped baby hairs as elsewhere, Amy Sall sported a preternaturally luminous complexion. Caroline Vreeland's waist-length bleached blonde waves took her mirror selfie—featuring smoky liner, a new baby, and a proud postpartum tummy—to goddess-like levels, a feel echoed by Ashley Graham, whose slideshow of pump-centric captures served as a reminder of all that goes into being a new mother.
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Harper's Bazaar

13 Things Adut Akech Would Buy Again

Need some shopping inspiration? In Lucky 13, fashion tastemakers share the 13 items they're loving so much, they'd hit "Add to Cart" twice. Go on, join them. Ask Adut Akech what she’s most looking forward to this fashion month, and the model doesn’t name a catwalk or designer. “What I’m excited for is just to get to see everybody again,” she tells “It’s been a really strange last couple of years, and to be back on the runway is always exciting.”

Adut Akech on Her Beauty Essentials, Favorite Red Carpet Moment and What She's Most Proud of

In the first few weeks of 2022, Adut Akech dropped a British Vogue cover, opened the Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2022 show and released a new campaign for Estée Lauder, for which she's been a global ambassador for just a little over six months. That's impressive for anyone — but it's unsurprising if you've been following the 22-year-old's prolific career, which really exploded when she got Saint Laurent exclusive back in Spring 2017 and now spans everything from runway to long-term brand deals.

Real Love: Naomi Campbell and Adut Akech on Their Indelible Bond

Though they are a generation apart in their fashion-world experience, Naomi Campbell and Adut Akech have no trouble finding common ground. The supermodel and rising runway star became fast friends after meeting on a group photo shoot in 2017, quickly forging a shared sisterhood. Shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell, these pictures mark the first shoot they have done together since.
Vanity Fair

Adut Akech on Her Off-Duty Sneakers and Party-Ready Red Lipstick

All products featured on Vanity Fair are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. In the fall of 2016, a newcomer named Adut Akech walked the Saint Laurent runway in a gold lamé dress and flat boots—a sign that the model would bring a spirited glamour and innate grounded-ness to the fashion firmament. Five years later, gap-toothed Akech is an editorial superstar, with numerous Vogue covers under her belt and a new role as an Estée Lauder ambassador. Her odyssey is well-known: Born in South Sudan, she spent the first seven years of her childhood in a Kenyan refugee camp, before her family relocated to Australia. Akech, now based in Los Angeles, already counts more than a few career highlights, including a turn as the Chanel couture bride—though at 21, she is only getting started. Naomi Campbell, whom she met in 2017 on a Pirelli calendar shoot, is a muse. (“She’s like a second mum to me,” Akech told The Guardian). But it’s her own mother’s cooking that is an eternal comfort. Here, more of the model’s favorite things.

Adut Akech: “I want to be known as the girl that was not afraid to use her voice and speak her mind"

From a refugee camp in Kenya to the Paris catwalks, Adut Akech–one of the most successful models of today–has always put family first, and her older sister, Winniy, is never far from her side. As CR Fashion Book Issue 19's special guest and cover star, we got Adut on the phone with her sister for a conversation that pays homage to their roots and looks toward a very bright future.

Supermodel Adut Akech Picks Up All-New Los Angeles House

Click here to read the full article. Adult Akech was born on the way to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where she lived until she was 5 years old. She went on to emigrate to Adelaide, Australia, joining a local modeling agency as a student before being cast as a global exclusive for Anthony Vaccarello’s debut Yves Saint Laurent show. Fast-forward to today, and the famously gap-toothed beauty, 21, has now morphed into one of the world’s most sought-after models, nabbing campaigns and walking runways for the likes of Alexander McQueen, Prada, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Fendi, Givenchy and...

Adut Akech: ‘I was just this shy kid’

All the best supermodels have fairytale origin stories. They are bullied at school: too tall, too flat-chested, too strange-looking. Boys prefer their more comely peers. They grow up believing themselves to be unlovable, even social outcasts. And then an outsider swoops in – perhaps at an airport (Kate Moss), in Primark (Jourdan Dunn), or McDonald’s (Gisele Bündchen). The scout plucks them from obscurity and drops them into a life of international travel, money and acclaim. Their self-doubt is sloughed away like dead skin. Bullies stand chastened. The supermodel triumphs.