Rihanna chooses 20-year-old Kenyan-based Sudanese beauty to model latest Fenty collection
- The faux leather capsule collection is being modelled by the 20-year-old who lives with her grandmother and three sisters in the Kakuma refugee camp
- Awuoi Mach Gugei shared photos of herself rocking Rihanna's collection and even tagged her
- The model travels the world to model but her home is in Kenya where she lives with her grandmother and sisters, who she aims to support through education with her earnings
US singer, Rihanna, has chosen a Kenyan-based Sudanese model, Awuoi Mach Gugei, to model the latest collection from her history-making label, Fenty.
The faux leather capsule collection is being modelled by the 20-year-old who lives with her grandmother and three sisters in the Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya.
In an Instagram post seen by TUKO.co.ke, the beauty queen shared photos of herself rocking Rihanna's collection and even tagged her.
"Latest faux leather collection out @fenty @badgalriri #rihannafenty #fenty," captioned Awuoi.
The model travels the world to model but and uses her earnings to support her grandmother and to see her sisters through education.
The capsule collection comprises of luxury faux leather items, including a corset dress and skirt, buttoned shirts and
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In a statement from Rihanna's brand, their design team is on the lookout for new materials.
“Our design team is constantly on the lookout for innovative new materials and ways to create, from travelling to Japan to research the art of denim to sourcing the finest faux leather," read the statement.
The singer joins a long list of stars who have used vegan materials in fashion collections among them Serena Williams.
Her animal-friendly collection has been praised by animal rights organisation PETA.
Recently the celebrated singer is said to have bought her father a ventilator after he tested positive for COVID-19.
Rihanna is reported to have bought a ventilator and shipped it to the Caribbean where the dad resides.
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