The faux leather capsule collection was modelled by the 20-year-old who lives with her grandmother and three sisters in the Kakuma refugee camp.
Awuoi Mach Gugei shared photos of herself rocking Rihanna’s collection and even tagged her.
The model travels the world to model but her home is in Kenya where she lives with her grandmother and sisters, who she aims to support through education with her earnings.
United States singer, Rihanna, has chosen Kenyan-based South Sudanese model, Awuoi Mach Gugei, to model the latest collection from her history-making label, Fenty. The faux leather capsule collection was modelled by the 20-year-old who lives with her grandmother and three sisters in the Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya.
In an Instagram post seen by TUKO.co.ke, the South Sudanese beauty queen shared photos of herself rocking Rihanna’s collection and even tagged her.
The beauty travels the world to model and uses her earnings to support her grandmother and to see her sisters through education. The capsule collection comprises of luxury faux leather items including a corset dress and skirt and buttoned shirts.
In a statement from Rihanna’s brand, her design team is on the lookout for new materials.
“Our design team is constantly on the lookout for innovative new materials and ways to create, from travelling to Japan to research the art of denim to sourcing the finest faux leather,” read the statement.
The singer joined a long list of stars who have used vegan materials in fashion collections among them Serena Williams.
Her animal-friendly collection has been praised by animal rights organisation PETA.
Recently, the celebrated singer bought her father a ventilator after he tested positive for COVID-19. Rihanna shipped the life-saving gadget to the Caribbean where her dad resides.