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Kenyan model teams up with British photographer for GQ magazine


Kenyan model, Ephy Muriithi Saints has modeled for GQ South Africa. The model who moved to Cape Town early this year, has had a very successful season working for GQ style volume 9 and promises that more is on the way now that people are recognizing his talent

“GQ for me is a stepping stone to greater things,” she said. “ I feel it is a platform for international recognition and it assures me that I am in the right industry at the right time where it does not matter where you are from. What matters is the talent you bring to the table.”

After a rather frustrating run in Kenya, the actor cum model moved to Cape Town, South Africa hoping for greener pastures, and from the look of things, it has paid off.

Saint got to work with renowned leading British fashion photographer Niel Kirk who has done spreads for Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar.

“ Working with Niel Kirk has benn a great experience. The man has a wealth of experience to offer. The whole GQ team, especially Jason Basson were really helpful,” he said. Things might be different there but he remains optimistic and advices other in the industry in Kenya to join him.

“ Modelling in Cape Town is a whole different ball game. The competition is intense and everyone is constantly working out to maintain that international standard. I would advice anyone looking to get into the modeling world to try it out in Cape Town ,” says Ephy.

Ephy Saint has been in the modeling circuit since 2010. He has worked with Coca Cola, Zain, KBL and Airtel. 

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