Our woman crush this week is no other than Jourdan Dunn British fashion model . Jourdan Sherise Dunn was born on the 3rd of August 1990 in Greenford ,London.
At age of 15 Dunn was scouted by Storm Model Management while out with her friend in London. The next year , at the age of 16 Dunn was walking in fashion shows in New York. She featured on the , Marc Jacobs , Ralph Lauren and before she knew it her career had taken off the run way (lol…get the pun).
Since 2007, Jourdan Dunn has enjoyed success in the fashion world, turning heads with her elegant walks. In 2008 Dunn walked over 70 shows during the spring/ summer season, that same year she was awarded ‘model of the year’ at the British Fashion Awards . Jourdan Dunn has become a familiar face on the run ways, magazine covers (Vogue Italia, Vogue Japan, W magazine and a whole lot more) and fashion campaigns (Balmain, Victoria’s Secrets,Yves Saint Laurent and many more).
At the age of 19 Jourdan Dunn gave birth to her son and has since awarded her motivation to her son.
Dunn has numerous achievement’s under her belt, In 2014, Dunn appeared on Forbes list of top-earning models ,becoming the first black British model to make the list. She has won quite a few awards one of them,the “Inspiration Award” at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2015, for her philanthropic work raising awareness for Sickle-cell disease and her persistence for diversity in the modeling industry. She also signed a deal with Marks and Spencer to produce a kids collection called ‘Lil Lon Dunn’.
Dunn has been described to be part of a group of modern day models considered to be this generation’s ‘supermodels’. Dunn is really the Don and continues to kill it. We see you!
Written by Bashir Umar