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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Laetitia KY

Finalist in Instagrammer

About Laetitia KY

Ivory Coast artist and model Laetitia Ky epitomizes her hair power. The Instagram celebrity is best known for her elaborate hair sculptures, entangled socio-political commentaries and visually stunning coif creations that have been critically lauded and widely profiled. To her 260K+ Instagram followers, Laetitia’s striking feed features impressive creations from animal sculptures to a #MeToo hair sculpture of a man lifting up a woman's skirt, to ongoing body positivity posts through armpit hair solidarity. Laetitia ended her year on a strong note, being named a 2019 finalist for Elite Model Look in the influencer category.

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