It’s not easy to pull off a shaved head and still look feminine but we say, if you can pull it off, why not skip the flat irons, blow dryers and elastics? Here are 10 African models who rock the shaved-head look.
Deng is signed with IMG in New York and has modeled for Isaac Mizrahi, Marc Jacobs, and Chloé. She’s appeared in Vogue—both the Italian and American version—and walked for a Valentino show in Paris, according to NyMag.com.
According to DailyMail.co.uk, Kwao hopes to be Britain’s first black plus-size model. She first earned recognition when she won a curvy-models contest and has since modeled for Cosmopolitan.
Majok is known around New York as the hostess of a popular SoHo restaurant, Miss Lily’s, says Elle.com. She is also an up-and-coming model who grew up in Sudan, and came to the U.S. in 2004.
Awor is with Basic Model Management. She’s quickly popping up in independent magazines, fashion blogs and fashion ads, according to TheFashionSpot.com.
Mabior is signed with Why Not Model Agency, has been featured on the cover of Annabelle magazine and has modeled for Max Mara, Hermès, Paul Smith and others, says Models.com.
According to NyMag.com, Diouf has walked the runway for Moschino and Roberto Cavalli, has done a campaign for M.A.C. Cosmetics, has appeared in Vanity Fair, and has appeared in both German and British Vogue.
NyMag.com tells us that Deng signed with Trump Management in 2008, has appeared in Teen Vogue as well as Harper’s Bazaar, and has walked the runway for Hermès and Christian Dior.
According to CocoandCreme.com, Chuot is with Elite Model Management. She won “Miss Southern Sudan Australia” in 2010 and has modeled for Betsey Johnson, John Patrick and Wes Gordon.
Matata won the Miss Universe Tanzania pageant in 2007, before going on to represent her country in the 2007 Miss Universe pageant, says Wikipedia.org. She has appeared in i-D and Glass magazines, and has walked the runway for designers such as Tory Burch and Suno, as well as doing a Topshop campaign.
According to NyMag.com, Paul began her modeling career in Canada before walking for Christian Siriano in New York. Since then she’s modeled for Lacoste and Rebecca Taylor, and landed a campaign with Calvin Klein’s ck one cosmetics.