Rising beauty Shanelle Nyasiase is styled by Nathan Klein in ‘Haut” couture looks fit for a Nubian queen. Photographer Nadine Ijewere captures Shanelle under a Mediterranean sky for Vogue Ukraine July 2019./ Hair by Teji Utsumi; makeup by Lucy Burt
Models Karen Elson and Shanelle Nyasiase are styled by Poppy Kain in fashion’s finest spring looks, for ‘Ladies First’. Photographer Juergen Teller captures the stylish hat parade for British Vogue’s March 2019 issue./ Makeup by Lauren Parsons; hair by Rudi Lewis
South Sudanese model Shanelle Nyasiase, born in Ethiopia and raised in Kenya, delivers another stellar performance in a fashion editorial, styled by Sveta Vashenyak in holiday elegance. Lukasz Pukowiec is behind the lens, capturing Shanelle for Vogue Russia December 2018./ Makeup by Karin Westerlund
The high impact of Sudanese and South Sundanese models — and African-born women generally — has been breathtaking over the last year. Recent editorials suggest that no one — least of all great beauties like Shanelle Nyasiase — is taking his or her foot off the gas pedal. It’s as if the fashion industry has finally had a moment of long overdue reckoning, and the results are just magnificent.
Shanelle is styled by Juan Cebrián in haute couture from Valentino — the two-page appliqued halter dress; Givenchy — the blue sparkling cape; Dior — the green pleated dress above and much more holiday magnificence. Photographer Txema Yeste captures the extraordinary visual elegance in Paris — where else — as ‘Verde que te quiero verde’ for Vogue Spain December 2018./ Hair by Karim B; makeup by Tatsu Yamanaka
Rising model Shanelle Nyasiase is styled by Maximilian Aufschaiter in images by Nicole Maria Winkler for Vogue Germany December 2018./ Hair by Benjamin Muller; makeup by Karin Westerlund
Porter Edit’s September 14, 2018 cover story ‘Future Proof’ features models Hannah Motler, Shanelle Nyasiase and Dipti Sharma as “the new faces (and bodies) walking all the best runways this season. Because of her stunning solo campaign work for Alexander McQueen, South Sudanese Shanelle Nyasiase has already made a larger statement in the fashion world. Porter Edit interviews all three rising stars. Photographer Alexander Saladrigas is behind the lens, with styling by Morgan Pilcher.