model replicates iconic black models in stunning photo series

October 25, 2017
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Akou Diabakhate is an artist and model who recently teamed with photographer Stanley DeSarmes to reproduce the world’s most legendary Black models in some of their most iconic poses. Featuring Grace Jones, Beverly Johnson, Alek Wek, Iman, Tyra Banks, and Naomi Campbell, the photo series reinvigorates their greatest classics, reminding the world of the many doors they had to break down, and what beauty could come from breaking down even more.

Check out the stunning pictures below!

Grace Jones

Beverly Johnson

Miss Alek Wek



Tyra Banks

Naomi Campbell

Photogtapher: @stanleydesarmes

Art Director @artdirectormcm

Wardrobe: @bryanstyling

Make up : @glamstudioj