Sunday, November 9, 2014

Malaika Firth, Kenyan-Born Supermodel


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Malaika Firth.

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Malaika Firth (born 23 March 1994) is a Kenyan-born British fashion model who walked in the 2013 and 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows. She has walked for Valentino, Marc Jacobs and Dolce and Gabbana and is considered an up-and-comer in the fashion industry. In 2013, Malaika Firth was the first black model booked to star in a Prada campaign since 1994.

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Malaika was born in Mombasa, Kenya to a successful family - her grandmother runs a restaurant.

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When Malaika turned 17, her mother encouraged her to consider modeling after seeing a program on television.

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The first agency she saw signed Malaika right away.

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Malaika's runway debut was at the 2012 New York Fashion Week.

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Her first major client was Prada, and she gained a lot of notice by walking in the Prada fall 2013 campaign.

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Malaika's real breakthrough, though, occurred when she walked in the fashion week for the 2014 spring/summer season.

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The brands that used Malaika in 2013 re-booked her for 2014, always a good sign.

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Malaika Firth has been on several covers:
2017
  • August Harper's Bazaar UK, Harper's Bazaar UK, Harper's Bazaar UK
  • February WONDERLAND
2016
  • December Harper's Bazaar UK
2015
  • April Vogue Japan
2014
  • October Miss Vogue UK
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Malaika on the cover of a shopping supplement in the November 2013 issue of Vogue UK.

Malaika has appeared in many editorials, including:

2017
  • August Harper's Bazaar UK 
  • March Vogue Arabia 
2016 
December: Harper's Bazaar UK
July: Vogue.com
May: Vogue Spain
February: Vogue Paris
2015 
July: Vogue Portugal
June: Vogue Russia
May: The Edit
April: O, Observer Fashion, Vogue Japan
March: Elle France, Document Journal, Vogue USA
February: W, Vogue Japan
2014
  • December: Numéro France 
  • October Miss Vogue UK, Elle USA, Vogue USA
  • September Vogue UK
  • June Porter
  • April Vogue Paris, W
  • March W, Vogue Italy, 032c
  • February Vogue UK, W, LOVE, Vogue Paris
2013
  • December Vogue UK
  • September Interview Magazine, Document Journal

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Malaika lives in London and continues to book top brands such as Valentino, Burberry, and Prada.

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It is very early in her career, but it certainly appears that Malaika Firth is going places!

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