Photo Gallery: 'Always Think of Your Own Beauty'
Foto: Stefan Kleinowitz/ DER SPIEGEL
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Photo Gallery: 'Always Think of Your Own Beauty'

Vanessa's Dream The Long Road to Haute Couture in Africa

The fashion industry in Africa is on the rise. But for budding models from the continent, the road to success remains long and rocky. Vanessa Kilem is well on her way.
Vanessa Kilem on the beach in Cape Town

Vanessa Kilem on the beach in Cape Town

Foto: Stefan Kleinowitz/ DER SPIEGEL
Kilem enjoying a glass of wine at a bar in Cape Town.

Kilem enjoying a glass of wine at a bar in Cape Town.

Foto: Stefan Kleinowitz/ DER SPIEGEL

This piece is part of the Global Societies series. The project runs for three years and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.