The Beguiled' Red Carpet Arrivals - The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Tina Kunakey at Her Sexiest

A model with a magic look.

You will be forgiven if you don't yet know her name. But surely Tina Kunakey's smile has registered. Surely you've noticed Tina Kunakey's amazingly beautiful hair bouncing and bopping on the red carpet at Cannes, on the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier, or in those fashion spreads shot by the legendary Ellen Von Unwerth. Kunakey, now 21, grew up in Toulouse, France, but her parents' international roots (dad is of Togolese origin, born in Morocco; mom is Sicilian) led her to see more of the world than most kids. Perhaps that's why she looks at home positively anywhere. What else makes Tina Kunakey a rising star in the modeling world? A few rather superficial insights...

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Tina Kunakey, Self Assignment, August 2017
Tina Kunakey, Self Assignment, August 2017
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