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Halima Aden Is The First Black Woman To Wear An Hijab On The Cover Of ESSENCE

Months after making history as the first burkini model to cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, Halima Aden has become the first black woman to grace cover of Essence magazine in a hijab. The Somali-American model announced it on Twitter on Monday in which she looked flawless in monochrome pink on the magazine’s cover. Aden posed for…

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Halima Aden Becomes The First Model To Wear A Hijab And Burkini In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

Halima Aden has made history once again as the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. The shoot took place in Kenya, her birth country, where famous photographer Yu Tsai, shot the gorgeous photos on the Watamu Beach. The Somali-American model who was born at a refugee camp, and lived…

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Drop-Dead Gorgeous! Halima Aden Lands On Paper Magazine’s Latest Digital Cover

Somali-American beauty Halima Aden, who became an internet sensation as the first high-fashion hijab-wearing model is the cover star for Paper Magazine‘s “Transformation” digital cover. In 2016, she received a lot of recognition for being the first woman to wear a hijab during the Miss Minnesota USA pageant and soon after became the first hijab-wearing model to sign with IMG…

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Defying Beauty Standards! Halima Aden Shows Young Muslim Girls How to Model| Allure Magazine Cover

Muslim model, Halima Aden is on the cover of the July 2017 edition of Allure Magazine where she talks defying beauty standards in the modern world. She is the first hijab-wearing model to sign to IMG, walk in a Yeezy Season fashion show, compete in Miss Minnesota USA, and cover Allure. The 19-year-old Somalian American model…

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