Naomi Campbell’s African Odyssey by Prince Gyasi for Madame Figaro

Supermodel Naomi Campbell covers the March 26, 2021 issue of Madame Figaro France, styled by Jenke Ahmed Tailly in ‘L’Odyssée de Naomi’. Campbell acts as guest editor for this issue, and her feature is focused on Lagos Fashion Week (Arise Fashion Week) and her position as the godmother of contemporary African design on the continent. Also part of the fashion editorial are MTV VMA award winning choreographer Sherrie Silver, and models Alpha Dia and Ouz Dia.

Jenke Ahmed Tailly styles the cast in designs from the flamboyant Nicolas Lecourt Mansion, Marine Serre, MiuMiu, Pangaia, Prada, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, Zimmermann and more for bold and striking images by Ghanian artist Prince Gyasi, [IG] who typically works on an iPhone. His work is represented by NIL Gallery (pronounced Nile, like the river) in Paris. /Hair by Hos Hounkpatin; makeup by Pat McGrath

Naomi’s narrative references the ALÁRA Lagos Africa luxury concept store [IG], designed by the pre-eminent architect David Adjaye, who describes his vision for West Africa’s first signature and lifestyle store.

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