Category: Biography

Nyakim Gatwech:‘Queen of the Dark’

Meet Nyakim Gatwech, the South Sudanese model who’s teaching people not to be afraid of the dark. With her deeply pigmented skin and fierce determination, she’s breaking down the barriers of conventional beauty, and encouraging others to do exactly the same. The 24-year-old burgeoning fashion icon, who now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has no shame…

Mariah Idrissi recently became the world’s first Muslim model in hijab for a major designer, H&M, earning her worldwide attention. She has appeared on CNN, BBC News, ITV, CNN and NBC, and been featured in the New York Times, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Evening Standard and the Khaleej Times.   She has been interviewed…