Jul 03, 2018 · Halima Aden is smashing barriers as the first model to wear a hijab while gracing the covers of magazines, walking the runaways of New York and Milan and competing in a beauty pageant.
Halima Aden is smashing barriers as the first model to wear a hijab while gracing the covers of magazines, walking the runaways of New York and Milan and competing in a beauty pageant. The 20-year-old Somali-American model has appeared on the covers of Vogue Arabia and British Vogue and Allure’s July 2017 issue.
But Halima Aden, who made headlines last winter as the first hijab-wearing high-fashion model on runways in New York and Milan, says that isn’t so.
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model to sign with IMG and Teen Vogue’s July cover star, has built a career around being a trailblazer.
And last week the 20-year-old became the first hijab-wearing model to appear on the cover of British Vogue. May cover of British Vogue “It’s taken 102 years for there to be a hijabi model on
Jun 20, 2017 · If her fashion résumé wasn’t impressive enough, Halima was announced as Allure’s July cover girl, gracing the beauty issue in a hijab. She’s the first woman to do so for an American fashion or
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Halima is the first hijabi model to sign with top modeling agency IMG, compete in the Miss Minnesota pageant and walk the runways in New York and Milan while wearing a hijab.
Minnesota-based model Halima Aden is making history as the first ever hijab-wearing model on the cover of an edition of Vogue. She is gracing the front of the June issue of Vogue Arabia.
For the first time in British Vogue’s supposedly fashion-forward history the magazine features a model of colour wearing a hijab on its cover. Surrounding Halima Aden, who was born in a refugee
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model on international runways, stresses the level of consideration. “It’s a choice that every women makes for herself but it is also important to know why you are making that choice,” she says, speaking to Vogue .me ahead of the opening of de Young Museum’s “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” exhibition.