Elsabel 'Bel' Yemane - Eritrean born fashion and commercial model based in London.
Elsabel “Bel” Yemane was born in Eritrea but was raised in London where she now lives with her parents and three sisters. She began working as a model after being scouted as a teenager, and has since worked across three continents, appeared in countless magazines and on innumerable catwalks.
Bel has modelled for brand name clients such as Adidas, Marks & Spencer's, Pantene and Galaxy Chocolate, just to name a few. She particularly enjoys working for designers such as Eki Orleans, who promote fashion styles inspired by their shared African roots.
Designer Eki Orleans says of Bel: “I have worked with Bel twice. She is very pleasant to work with and has a great sense of humour. The minute she gets on set, she transforms into the persona you want her to be. She is very good at acting out roles, which was especially key for the set of documentary campaign images we did. Bel is a very graceful model and has been a key asset to our brand.”
Concurrent with her modelling career, Bel has achieved several notable business successes. Bel’s Hair & Beauty Salon opened in Central London in 2012. At the same time, Bel has been an impressive and efficient organiser of high profile, large scale events for up to 900 guests. She is known for her attention to detail in the event planning area.
Leveraging the knowledge, experience and contacts gained from her 7 years in front of the lens, Bel’s unique perspective is also the driving force behind PlanetBel, a visual production business that can help you produce striking, innovative video content and images.