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A Voice Of Mentorship

source: thechrisellefactor | photograher: niel sharum “Why have there been no great women artists?” is an extract from Linda Nochlin’s 1971 essay –  critiquing the systematic challenges experienced by women in the world of art – […]…
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  • "Into The Gloss and Glossier" Founder, Emily Weiss and Vogue China Editor-in-Chief, Angelica Cheung inspired our latest article on running a successful fashion business.  #linkinbio. 📷: @elisaschenke. #fashion #fashionmagazines #style #friyay #fashionbusiness #inspiration #girlboss. ⠀
  • Ugandan model, Aamito Lagum is beautiful, inspirational, intelligent, fearless and our Woman of Style and Power #AnariaWoSaP today. Raised by a single mum, Aamito traded law school for modeling and won the first season of Africa's Next Top Model. ⠀
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Since then, she has walked for Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith and Bottega Veneta to name just a few. In 2016, Aamito was subject to racist and hateful comments when a picture of her lips was posted on MAC's official Instagram page. Fearless in her response, Aamito encouraged her followers to take a picture of their lips with the hashtag: “#PrettyLipsPeriod” and turned a discriminatory moment into an inclusive and #empowerment movement. A great example of how taking a negative situation in life and turning it for good is always best.⠀
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When asked to describe herself in a recent interview with Interview magazine, she simply says: "I am a black Ugandan with a white smile." 📷:@aamito_lagum, @dnamodels, @legainsbourg, @interviewmag, @fastashleysbk. ⠀
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#inspiration #fashionstyle #fashioncareer #womanempoweringwoman
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