By Yemisi Sulieman
Flying on the wings of Isis Model South Africa, former Best Model of the World Bunm Ademokoya againÂ dazzled the crowd at the Paris fashion week, when she hit the runway in designs of one of the most brilliant Lebanese designer, Dany Atrache..Â After a long flightÂ from JohannesburgÂ Bunmi, who was accompanied on the trip to FranceÂ by Mrs Joan Okorodudu owner of Isis Models,Â headed straight to the casting and fitting place for Dany Atrache.. This Lebanese designerÂ who has joined the clique ofÂ top notch Lebanese designers like Elie Saab ,Zuhair Murad, WalidÂ Atalla Amal Sarieddine, was fascinated by Bunmiâ€™s unique look and carriage at theÂ New York Fashion Week last February and has booked her for all his shows this year.
Since her victory at the Best Model Of The WorldÂ 2007, Bunmiâ€™s modelling career has kept soaring to greater heights as she has participated in some of the bestÂ fashion shows in the world.
She showcased forÂ Elie Saab at TheÂ Best model of the World wearing aÂ beautiful peach dress, the same dress that she wore when she was crowned best model of the world 2007 in Tekey.
Bunmi has done shows like Cape Town virgin mobile, Durban , South African, and Joburg fashion Weeks andÂ Arise Joburg Show.Â Although she was booked for Arise at the New York fashion week last February, did fittings for Tiffany Amber but was dropped by Jan Malan at the last minute for some inexplicableÂ reasons.
Bunmi currently combines her robust modelling career with her studies at University ofÂ South Africa, where she is studying Law.Â She has been booked forÂ several shows this year including as a judge at this yearâ€™s Best Model of the World 2009..