Sabah Koj

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Sabah Koj
Borncirca 1998
Modeling information
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBrown
Agency
  • Marilyn Agency (New York, Paris)
  • Monster Management (Milan)
  • Established Models (London)
  • Vivien’s Model Management (Sydney)[1]

Sabah Koj is an Australian fashion model of South Sudanese heritage.[2] Koj was the first African model to open a fashion show in Australia.[3]

Early life[edit]

As Sudanese refugees, her family emigrated to Egypt when she was 4 years old. They eventually settled in Melbourne, Australia in 2005.[4] She speaks Arabic, English, and Dinka.[5]

Career[edit]

She has modeled for Armani, Jacquemus, Burberry, Roland Mouret, Alexa Chung, Kate Spade, Emilio Pucci, Christian Siriano, Oscar de la Renta, Mugler, John Galliano, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Roksanda Ilinčić, and Marni among others.[6]

Koj had her debut appearance in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2018.[7] In addition to Victoria’s Secret she has expressed Gucci and Prada as her modelling goals.[8]

Models.com selected her as a ″Top Newcomer” in 2018.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subah Koj - Model".
  2. ^ "MEET FIVE OF AUSTRALIA'S MOST EXCITING UP-AND-COMING MODELS". Fashionista.
  3. ^ "'It's not fair': Model's message for Australia". MSN.
  4. ^ "This Model Blends Australian and African Style So Effortlessly". WhoWhatWear.
  5. ^ "A chai latte with fashion model Subah Koj". Domain.
  6. ^ "Subah Koj". FMD.
  7. ^ "Meet the five Australian models confirmed for the 2018 Victoria's Secret show". Vogue Australia.
  8. ^ "Australian modelling diversifies - in some areas, anyway". SBS News Australia.
  9. ^ "Top Newcomers S/S 2019". Models.com.