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Adut Akech

If there’s anyone who embodies the future of fashion, it’s Adut Akech. Since making her major debut three years ago, the supermodel has scored multiple international Vogue covers (including the British Vogue guest-edited by the Duchess of Sussex) and landed coveted gigs like closing the Chanel haute couture show as the “bride.” Akech, who was born in South Sudan before her family fled to Kenya and later Australia, has also made concerted efforts to make the fashion industry more inclusive. Among them: calling out racism and amplifying the stories of her fellow refugees. —Cady Lang

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