Malaika Firth’s Insider’s Guide to London Fashion Week
Have you heard of Malaika Firth? The 23-year-old Kenyan-born Brit first made her mark on the industry back in 2013 when she become the second woman of color to front a Prada campaign, following in the footsteps of the iconic Naomi Campbell. Ever since, she’s walked in London Fashion Week shows for Erdem, Jonathan Saunders, and Topshop, among others, and modeled in ads for Longchamp and Polo Ralph Lauren. Peep her Instagram (@malaikafirth) for an inside look at her glamorous life across the pond.
Here, Firth shares her must-haves during the busiest season on the runways.
"Top Shop for shopping; Hollywood Bowl for arcade games and bowling; and the Four Seasons at Park Lane for a luxurious hotel stay."
SNACK OF CHOICE
“Prawn Cocktail-flavored crisps.”
“Covent Garden is not to be missed.”
“My fashion-week uniform is always monochromatic: a black top, black jeans, and black boots.”
“Nando’s has the best chicken wings in London. I love the spicy flavor.”
“The Four Seasons at Park Lane. It’s luxurious and cool, like London.”
“Boxing with a trainer at Crunch Fitness.”
“Dior mascara always makes my eyelashes look fresh.”
“Bobbi Brown’s Skin Foundation Stick gives me fresh, bronzed skin.”