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Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann

Talking Fashion and Languages with Model – Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann

We recently sat down for an interesting and inspiring conversation with model and writer Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann. Yaourou is an inspirational fashion figure, who is passionate about encouraging sustainability as the future of fashion!

Photographer: Sonja Dvornik
Hair: Stipe Filipovic
Dress: Gordana Zucić
Model: Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann
Make up: Andrea Bogut

Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann

Yaourou was born in Paris but was raised in the southern suburbs of Paris. Yaourou’s family are originally from Mali, West Africa, but settled in France. The model and writer learned the meaning of hard work at a young age, which spurred her ambition and determination. Yaourou self-study languages since childhood because she always had a true passion for foreign languages and their culture. It was always Yaourou’s dream to learn as many languages as she could and travel the world. Yaourou is a native French speaker who is fluent in French, English, Italian and Spanish and also speak some Arabic, Bambara and German. In need of a change of scenery, Yaourou relocated to London and became a model.

Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann

“I don’t buy clothes anymore because once you have the basics there is no need for it. I used to buy so many clothes but sometimes you wear a dress once then it just sits there in your wardrobe. There is also the benefit of trying before you buy. It make sense to me financially and sustainability.”

Yaourou Konaté Lehrmann

Some of her career highlights to date include:

  • Attending Milan fashion week
  • Appearing in Portrait of Britain (book)
  • Appearing in Tatler online
  • Appearing in The London times newspaper
  • Appearing in Art & Makeup by Lan Nguyen (book)
  • See more:

Yaourou also has a page on mywardrobehq where you can rent some of her wardrobe.

Yaourou says: “I don’t buy clothes anymore because once you have the basics there is no need for it. I used to buy so many clothes but sometimes you wear a dress once then it just sits there in your wardrobe. There is also the benefit of trying before you buy. It make sense to me financially and sustainability.”



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