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Teenage Kenyan model debuts on Gucci runway

By EVELYNE MUSAMBI September 30th, 2015 1 min read

At only 17 years of age, Kenyan born model Nicole Atieno Oyende is making headlines internationally after making her debut among new faces for Gucci runway this season.

The Kenyan born and bred beauty stunned many as she catwalked during the Fashion Week runway event in Milan.

Nicole was featured in Vogue magazine’s exclusive article revealing new Gucci models where she talked about her mother having been a model herself.

Nicole’s current residence is Germany where, according to a fashion article written by German blogger Mister Matthew, she has been living for five years now.

Upcoming Kenyan model Nicole Atieno Oyende.
Upcoming Kenyan model Nicole Atieno Oyende.


She began her modelling career in 2013 after her mother organised for her first photo shoot as her 15th birthday present.

A year later, she had her first professional shoot and a catwalk experience that has seen her scale greater heights, in the process securing catwalks for renowned labels.

Nicole works with Supreme Management Paris, Wihelmina Models and Women Management Milano agencies.

She has in the past been cast by casting director Maida & Rami for Calvin Klein, Jil Sander and Dior fashion labels.