Adwoa Aboah

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Adwoa Aboah
Born Adwoa Caitlin Maria Aboah
(1992-05-18) 18 May 1992 (age 25)
Westminster, London, England
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)[1]
Hair color Red-brown
Eye color Brown
Agency

Adwoa Caitlin Maria Aboah[3] (born 18 May 1992) is a British fashion model and activist. In December 2017 she appeared on the cover of British Vogue.[4] She has also been on the cover of American Vogue, Vogue Italia and i-D.[5][6][7] In 2017, the fashion industry voted her as Model of the Year for models.com.[8]

Early life

Aboah's parents are Charles Aboah and Camilla Lowther,[9] both of whom are also in the fashion industry.[10][11] Her sister Kesewa is also a model.

Career

Aboah has modeled for Calvin Klein, Fendi,[12] DKNY, Alexander Wang,[13] Theory, H&M,[14] Aldo,[15] Versus (Versace), Topshop,[16] Fenty x Puma,[17] Kenzo, Simone Rocha, and Erdem among others.[18][19][20][21][22][23]

Aboah has an organisation for young women called Gurls Talk.[24][25][26]

She appear as 'Lia' in the 2017 Hollywood remake of Japanese movie franchise Ghost in the Shell.[27]

Honors

  • The British GQ's 'Woman of the Year' for 2017.[28]

Personal life

Aboah has suffered from depression and drug addiction and is now sober.[29][30]

Aboah graduated Brunel University in 2013 with a BA undergraduate degree in Modern Drama.

References

  1. ^ "Adwoa Aboah - The Lions". www.thelionsny.com. 
  2. ^ "Adwoa Aboah - Model". 
  3. ^ "Adwoa Caitlin Maria ABOAH - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. 
  4. ^ Theodosi, Natalie (2017-11-07). "Adwoa Aboah Fronts Edward Enninful's First Issue of British Vogue". WWD. Retrieved 2017-11-17. 
  5. ^ "Girl Crush: Adwoa Aboah". Vogue.it (in Italian). 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  6. ^ "get the first look at i-D's female gaze issue! | read | i-D". i-D. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  7. ^ "Ashley Graham, Liu Wen, and More Vogue March 2017 Cover Models' Beauty Secrets". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  8. ^ https://models.com/mdx/model-of-the-year-awards-2017/#motywomen
  9. ^ "Woman with great literary mind". Cumberland and Westmorland Herald. 11 January 2003. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 
  10. ^ "Camilla Lowther | #BoF500 | The Business of Fashion". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  11. ^ Staff, WWD (2002-12-03). "Location, Location, Location". WWD. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  12. ^ "The Cultish Backstage Product Behind Fendi's Cool Girl Hair". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  13. ^ Chia, Jessica. "Alexander Wang Is Bringing Back the Ultimate Throwback Tee". Allure. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  14. ^ "Adwoa Aboah has all her sisters with her | H&M CN". H&M. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  15. ^ "Aldo F/W 2014 (Aldo Shoes)". MODELS.com. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  16. ^ McCarthy, Lauren. "Lottie Moss, Lily Donaldson, Adwoa Aboah and More It Models Hit the Topshop Runway". W Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  17. ^ "A Look at Rihanna's Fenty for Puma Collection". The New York Times. 2016-09-28. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  18. ^ "Kendall Jenner Calvin Klein Spring 2016 Campaign". Fashion Gone Rogue. 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  19. ^ http://www.thelionsny.com/story/736/
  20. ^ "Adwoa Aboah (top) in the Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2016-17 Advertising Campaign". Yahoo. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  21. ^ "Terrific Tulle And The Return Of The Supers On Day 2 Of LFW". ELLE UK. 2017-02-19. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  22. ^ "Simone Rocha Proves the Runway Has No Age Limit". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  23. ^ Bennett, Elizabeth. "Meet The Model Of The Moment: Adwoa Aboah". Grazia. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  24. ^ "About". Gurls Talk. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  25. ^ "Adwoa Aboah Is the Fashion Activist Our Industry Needs". ELLE. 2017-01-04. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  26. ^ "Why Model Adwoa Aboah Has Girls Talking". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  27. ^ Desta, Yohana. "Get a Moody First Look at Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell". HWD. Retrieved 2017-11-17. 
  28. ^ http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/adwoa-aboah-gurls-talk-interview
  29. ^ Dazed (2016-04-27). "Model Adwoa Aboah discusses battle with depression and drugs". Dazed. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  30. ^ "Vogue Cover Model Opens Up About Drug Addiction And Suicide Attempt". The Huffington Post. 2016-04-26. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 

External links

  • http://www.gurlstalk.com/
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