Thursday, June 29, 2017

Malaika Firth Biography, Age, Fashion Spot, Parents, Instagram & Street Style.

MALAIKA FIRTH
Malaika Firth (Model) was born on March 23, 1994(age 23) in Mombasa under Aries zodiac. Her career has been nothing short of meteoric, having watched ‘The Model agency”- a Channel 4 documentary following Premier Model Management, her mother phoned the agency’s founder Carole White and from here she was on the model books.

The fashion world are smitten with Malakia, being deemed by Style.com as ‘the most promising fresh face to emerge’ at New York Fashion Week with models.com describing her as one of the top 10 newcomers into the industry.

Malaika’s breakthrough came after being shot by Steven Meisel for the Prada Fall Winter 2013 Campaign (making her the first black model in 19 years to appear in the campaign since Naomi Campbell in 1995) as well as an appearance on the Prada runway modelling the resort collection.

Malaika has walked for designers including; Valentino, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Proenza Schouler, Burberry, Christopher Kane, Johnathan Saunders, Topshop, Giles, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Celine and Miu Miu.

Malaika has appeared in campaigns for Burberry, Prada, Topshop, Valentino and Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fragrance. Editorials include Vogue Paris, British Vogue, W Magazine, LOVE, Interview, AnOther, and i-D.

Synopsis
Kenyan-born British model who rose to fame after being the first black model in twenty years to be booked in a Prada campaign. She had her runway debut at New York Fashion Week 2012.

Before fame
She attended an open call with Premier Model Management when she was a teenager and was booked immediately.

Trivia
In 2014, she walked in runway shows for Jean Paul Gaultier, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, and Dolce & Gabbana.

Personal life
Her family moved from Kenya to London when she was seven years old. Her grandmother stayed in Kenya and ran a restaurant.

Associated with
She was the first black model to book a Prada campaign since Naomi Campbell in 1994. 

Malaika Firth Instagram








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