Flavania Matata, although not included in our Africa’s 21 Fresh Faces in Fashion feature, she is definitely a name to watch out for. Matata emerged in 2007 as Tanzania’s beauty queen. That same year she represented her country at the Miss Universe competition; and was one of 15 semifinalists. She is known for her boldness in rocking a bald head, for the first time in pageant history, at the competition.
Model: Flaviana Matata
Editorial: ‘I East My Pleasure Lies’
Photographer: Benjamin Kauffman
Fashion Creative Director: Darren Knight
Photocredit and more photos at 8020 Fashions
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