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Boswell Book Festival 2019: Eunice Olumide

  • Boswell Book Festival Dumfries House Cumnock KA18 2NJ (map)

Born in Edinburgh to Nigerian parents, supermodel Eunice Olumide MBE, signed when just 16, has graced catwalks all over the world. While taking modelling assignments she continued to study hard, gaining an MA in Metaphysics. She has appeared in both national and international campaigns, fashion weeks and editorials such as ID Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Tatler, Newsweek, New York Magazine, Vogue, and many more, walking for designers including Mulberry, Alexander McQueen, Christopher Kane, and Harris Tweed.

In talking about her life and career Eunice Olumide, who is also a talented curator and broadcaster, will give a rare look at the industry from the inside as described in her book How To Get Into Fashion. She will also talk about her passionate belief in Scotland’s design heritage and that mixing of cultures, Scottish and Nigerian, that is at the heart of her personality and drive. Off the catwalk, much of her career has been spent fundraising for charities and she is currently the Ambassador for Zero Waste Scotland, Best Beginnings and Breakthrough Breast Cancer TLC.

Book signings: Authors will be delighted to sign copies of their books immediately after their events.

Tickets for this event are £9/£7 conc, and are available from the Boswell Book Festival booking page here.