Kenyan Model Akidor Doye has been featured in Paris Fashion week 2022 Fall/Winter.
The model walked for the fall 2002 Valentino Pink PPCollection.
Marking the milestone, Akidor took to social media to thank Maison Valentino and its creative director Pierpaola Piccioli, as well as her management companies, writing;
“Thank you for giving me power.”
Akido added, “First Turkana woman to rock the world with elegance and grace.”
Velentino Pink PPCollection
Model Akidor Doye joined other models and celebrities including Zendeya, Chloe Bailey and Lewis Hamilton in showcasing the Valentino Pink PPCollection.
Speaking on the Valentino collection, Italian fashion designer and the creative designer of Valentino wrote;
“Pink is the color of love, community, energy and freedom.”
The luxury fashion house also commented on the collection, posting;
“For the new ValentinoPinkPPCollection Creative Director Piccioli strips the palette down to a single hue.
Pink as a manifestation of the unconscious and liberation from the need of realism.”
Ajuma Nasanyana Models at the Paris Fashion Week
Kenyan Model Ajuma Nasanyana also walked in the ValentinoPinkPPCollection.
The model shared an appreciation post as well, writting;
“I got the honour of walking for Valentino for their Courture spring 2022 collection in Paris, France.”
She added, “I make it my mission to always fly the Kenyan flag high.”
Designer Piccioli shared a special moment when Ajuma was fitting the Valentino dress, writting;
“Ajuma in Roma, fitting with Floriana and Maria, her balloon pink dress.”
Other celebrities who made headlines in Paris fashion week includes Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams among other A-list celebrities.