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SPOTTED| Imaan Hammam, fashion’s eternal fresh face

At only 19 years old, Imaan Hammam (pronounced E-Men) is one the most irreplaceable models on the fashion scene. Check out how this dutch model, originally from Morocco and Egypt became an international icon for designers all over the world.

Her style ?

Very simple, Very sexy, Very black and white, if you follow her on Instagram.

How was she spotted?

In Amsterdam’s central train station, at 14 years old by Marit Simons, founder of model agency CODE. Seduced by her mixed origins, its only 3 years later that she becomes one of the most popular models of the world.

Her trophys ?

Her first victory was to open for Givenchy S/S 2014 runway in 2013. Ever since her debut for the french brand, the top has posed and walked many runways and has had campaigns from Calvin Klein to Topshop, Shiseido, Chanel, Michael Kors and even Tommy Hilfiger. Cool fact: she was even a Victoria Secret Angel.

Her main inspiration?

Her mom, who always taught her to stay natural. ‘ When I was 10-11 years old, I found old pics of my mom younger and wearing an afro. So I told myself, what if I did that ? Ever since my mom has been my idol”.

Her hobby

Cooking ! She says it herself : I have a passion for food and cooking. I really want to be behind a stove all day, and cook a delicious meal with leftover foods.”

Her best experience

“I did a shooting for Vogue with fellow model Liya Kedebe, she’s so talented and strong… I learned a lot from her in just a couple of days”.

Her crazy moment

Jumping into a Canal in Amsterdam… to find her Blackberry.

Sources : Elles , The fashionography


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