ADESUWA

    ADESUWA IS A MODEL, PHILANTHROPIST, AND VISIONARY USING HER STAR IN THE MODELING WORLD TO CHANGE PERCEPTIONS OF WHAT SOCIAL STATUS IS ALL ABOUT. BORN IN MINNESOTA TO A THAI-BORN CHINESE MOTHER AND A NIGERIAN FATHER, SHE SPENT PART OF HER CHILDHOOD IN NIGERIA AND IS CURRENTLY BASED IN NEW YORK.

    ADESUWA WAS DISCOVERED ON THE CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (WHICH SHE STARTED ATTENDING AT AGE 15). SHE HAS SINCE WALKED AND WORKED FOR THE TOP NAMES IN FASHION & BEAUTY: ALEXANDER WANG,  BOSS, CHANEL, CHLOE, COACH, DIOR, FENDI, JEREMY SCOTT/MOSCHINO, LOUIS VUITTON, MARC JACOBS, MIU MIU, MISSONI, OSCAR DE LA RENTA, ROBERT CAVALLI, THOM BROWNE, TOM FORD, TOMMY HILFIGER, TORY BURCH, VERA WANG, VERSACE, YEEZY, AND MANY MORE. SHE HAS APPEARED ON MULTIPLE MAGAZINE COVERS AND INSIDE THE PAGES OF DAZED, I-D, HERO, L’OFFICIEL, NUMERO, THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, V, AND VOGUE, TO HIGHLIGHT A FEW.

    ADESUWA IS RANKED ON THE MODELS.COM “HOT LIST” AND IN 2018 SHE WAS NOMINATED FOR “BREAKOUT STAR” AND “BEST STREETSTYLE.” SHE IS ALSO LISTED AMONG THE DAZED 100 – THE NEXT GENERATION SHAPING STREET CULTURE. ADESUWA IS CURRENTLY PUTTING THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON A CHILDREN’S BOOK WHICH TELLS THE STORY OF A YOUNG MASQUERADER WHO GETS LOST DURING A PARADE IN NIGERIA AND SPENDS A YEAR TRYING TO FIND HIS WAY HOME – IN HONOR OF HER LATE BROTHER, WHO DIED WHEN HE WAS A TEENAGER.

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