British Vogue debuts February issue featuring nine black women who are ‘redefining what it means to be a model’ as editor Edward Enninful vows to ‘invest in and nurture’ African talent

Starring models Adut Akech, Amar Akway, Majesty Amare, Akon Changkou, Maty Fall, Janet Jumbo, Abény Nhial, Nyagua Ruea and Anok Yai in a striking fashion story shot by Rafael Pavarotti and styled by British Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Edward Enninful OBE, it’s the first time Vogue has featured a group of black women this size on the cover.The issue celebrates the rise of the African model and talks to some of those ‘redrawing the map’. Explaining the inspiration behind shooting an all black, all African cover, Edward, who was born in Ghana and moved to west London as a child, said: ‘I saw all these incredible models from across Africa who were just so vivacious and smart.’

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SOURCE: Daily Mail