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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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