Adut Akech Kakuma Refugee Camp-born model stuns at Met Gala in cornrows (Photos)

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Imagine being so beautiful that you don't even need a wig!

play A-List celebrities at Met Gala 2018 (Courtesy)

This year’s Met Gala event, whose theme was Heavenly bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, has been dubbed the most controversial one yet.

The event put Designers to test and celebrities who followed the theme showcased their best imagination of the theme. Some of the celebrities who stood out were Rihanna who wore a Papal inspired outfit and Singer cum Actor Jared Leto who channeled his inner Jesus. Others who brought their A game were Actress, Zendaya and Mr. Wakanda himself, Chadwick Boseman.

play Rihanna at Met Gala 2018 (Courtesy)


The Met Gala is an annual benefit event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, that attracts A-list celebrities.

While everyone else showcased their what has been termed by a section of some Catholics “Blasphemous outfits”, up-coming Sudanese-Australian top model, Adut Aketch who by the way was born in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp decided to head to the Met rocking simple cornrows and honestly, she’s our winner.

ALSO READ: From Kakuma Refugee camp to international runways - meet Adut Akech

The tall, dark and gorgeous model was serving sauce and mayo in a gorgeous peach Valentino gown and her natural hair, plaited in simple push back cornrows. Imagine being so beautiful and confident in your own skin and body that you don’t even need a wig…

Check her out, gracefully serving looks:

play Adut Akech wearing a Valentino gown (Instagram adutakech)

ALSO READ: Teen model Imari Karanja continues to shine abroad after a feature on Vogue Korea

play Adut Akech Met Gala 2018 (Instagram adutakech)


play Adut Akech rocking cornrows at Met Gala (Instagram adutakech)



play Kakuma refugee born model, Adut Akech (Instagram adutakech)


play Sudanese Australian model Adut Akech top model (Instagram adutakech)


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