Adwoa Aboah

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Adwoa Aboah
Adwoa Aboah Big Sister Episode 2.jpg
Aboah for Love magazine in 2017
Born Adwoa Maria Caitlin Aboah[1]
(1992-05-18) 18 May 1992 (age 26)
Westminster, London, England
Alma mater Brunel University
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)[2]
Hair color Red-brown
Eye color Brown
Agency

Adwoa Maria Caitlin Aboah[4] (born 18 May 1992) is a British fashion model. In December 2017 she appeared on the cover of British Vogue.[5] She has also been on the cover of American Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Poland and i-D.[6][7][8] In 2017, the fashion industry voted her as Model of the Year for models.com.[9]

Early life

Adwoa Aboah was born in Westminster, London, England. Her parents are Charles Aboah and Camilla Lowther,[10] both of whom are also in the fashion industry, as a location scout and photography agent respectively.[11][12][13] Adwoa means "born on Monday" (she was born on a Monday).[14] Her sister Kesewa is also a model. Her mother's family, the Lowther family, are members of the British nobility and are headed by the Earl of Lonsdale. Aboah's maternal great-grandfather was Anthony Lowther, Viscount Lowther. Her father was born and raised in Ghana, and emigrated to England.[15] Aboah graduated from Brunel University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Modern Drama.

Career

Adwoa Aboah on noughties fashion, Jeremy Scott and LA - LOVE 2017

Aboah has modeled for Calvin Klein, Fendi,[16] DKNY, Alexander Wang,[17] Theory, H&M,[18] Aldo,[19] Versus (Versace), Topshop,[20] Fenty x Puma,[21] Kenzo, Simone Rocha, and Erdem among others.[22][23][24][25][26][27]

Aboah has an organisation for young women called Gurls Talk.[28][29][30]

She played Lia in the 2017 Hollywood adaptation of the Japanese manga Ghost in the Shell.[31]

She was featured in a 2018 commercial for Revlon's PhotoReady Insta-Filter™ Foundation.[32] Aboah was named British GQ's 'Woman of the Year' for 2017.[33]

Currently, she is on the list of top 50 female models by models.com. [34]

Personal life

Aboah has suffered from depression and drug addiction and is now sober.[35][36]

References

  1. ^ https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV4Y-772V
  2. ^ "Adwoa Aboah - The Lions". www.thelionsny.com. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Adwoa Aboah - Model".
  4. ^ "Adwoa Caitlin Maria ABOAH - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk.
  5. ^ Theodosi, Natalie (2017-11-07). "Adwoa Aboah Fronts Edward Enninful's First Issue of British Vogue". WWD. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  6. ^ "Girl Crush: Adwoa Aboah". Vogue.it (in Italian). 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  7. ^ "get the first look at i-D's female gaze issue! | read | i-D". i-D. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  8. ^ "Ashley Graham, Liu Wen, and More Vogue March 2017 Cover Models' Beauty Secrets". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  9. ^ "Model of the Year Awards 2017 - models.com MDX".
  10. ^ "Woman with great literary mind". Cumberland and Westmorland Herald. 11 January 2003. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Camilla Lowther | #BoF500 | The Business of Fashion". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  12. ^ Staff, WWD (2002-12-03). "Location, Location, Location". WWD. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  13. ^ "Adwoa Aboah Is Changing What a Supermodel Looks Like—One Fashion Campaign at a Time".
  14. ^ "Adwoa Aboah, Hailey Baldwin, Dilone And More... The Topshop Models Told Us What Their Names Mean To Them - Topshop Blog". 18 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Adwoa Aboah felt "emotional" returning to Ghana for new Burberry campaign - IOL Lifestyle".
  16. ^ "The Cultish Backstage Product Behind Fendi's Cool Girl Hair". Vogue. Archived from the original on 2017-03-19. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  17. ^ Chia, Jessica. "Alexander Wang Is Bringing Back the Ultimate Throwback Tee". Allure. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  18. ^ "Adwoa Aboah has all her sisters with her | H&M CN". H&M. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  19. ^ "Aldo F/W 2014 (Aldo Shoes)". MODELS.com. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  20. ^ McCarthy, Lauren. "Lottie Moss, Lily Donaldson, Adwoa Aboah and More It Models Hit the Topshop Runway". W Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  21. ^ "A Look at Rihanna's Fenty for Puma Collection". The New York Times. 2016-09-28. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  22. ^ "Kendall Jenner Calvin Klein Spring 2016 Campaign". Fashion Gone Rogue. 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  23. ^ http://www.thelionsny.com/story/736/
  24. ^ "Adwoa Aboah (top) in the Roberto Cavalli Fall/Winter 2016-17 Advertising Campaign". Yahoo. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  25. ^ "Terrific Tulle And The Return Of The Supers On Day 2 Of LFW". ELLE UK. 2017-02-19. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  26. ^ "Simone Rocha Proves the Runway Has No Age Limit". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  27. ^ Bennett, Elizabeth. "Meet The Model Of The Moment: Adwoa Aboah". Grazia. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  28. ^ "About". Gurls Talk. Archived from the original on 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  29. ^ "Adwoa Aboah Is the Fashion Activist Our Industry Needs". ELLE. 2017-01-04. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  30. ^ "Why Model Adwoa Aboah Has Girls Talking". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  31. ^ Desta, Yohana. "Get a Moody First Look at Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell". HWD. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  32. ^ revlon (12 February 2018). "Look Picture Perfect with Revlon's PhotoReady Insta-Filter™ Foundation - Revlon" – via YouTube.
  33. ^ Heaf, Jonathan. "Adwoa Aboah: 'We've broken the ice, now it's about continuing to speak up – loudly'".
  34. ^ "Adwoa Aboah - Model". MODELS.com. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  35. ^ Dazed (2016-04-27). "Model Adwoa Aboah discusses battle with depression and drugs". Dazed. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  36. ^ "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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