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HAUTE COUTURE: Sudanese Supermodel ANGELIQUE ‘AJAK’ DENG In Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2012 Couture!

Filed under : Africa, Fashion

For his spring 2012 haute couture show Jean Paul Gaultier did not present an array of gowns but instead offered an ode to late singer Amy Winehouse with a collection of tailored jackets, form-fitting skirts and bustiers.

Amongst the models walking in the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2012 Couture show was Sudanese supermodel, Angelique “Ajak” Deng….

“As a teenager I always wanted to be a model. I loved Alek Wek … ” – Ajak

The models wore Amy Winehouse’s signature beehive and had cigarettes in hand as they strutted down the runway with the singer’s tunes playing in the background.

The color palette was a somber black with splashes of citrus and lime to reveal lacy undergarments, silk dresses and belted waists.

Ajak also debuted long hair for this show….


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