Adut Akech Steps Into French Limelight, Lensed By Tyler Mitchell For M Le Magazine du Monde Feb. 16-16

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Adut Akech Steps Into French Limelight, Lensed By Tyler Mitchell For M Le Magazine du Monde Feb. 16-16

Adut Akech sits near the top of the pyramid of rising fashion-industry stars who are women of color. Suzanne Koller styles Adut in what we believe is her first editorial feature — and cover — in a major French publication. Her American born — but equally fast-rising — photographer Tyler Mitchell captures Adut for the Feb. 15-16 edition of M Le Magazine du Monde. / Hair by Cydia Harvey; makeup by Janeen Witherspoon

As always Adult addresses her refugee status saying (translated into English):

“I do not understand why anyone would want me to hide my refugee status. It will always be a part of me, no matter my income or my celebrity.”

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