Halima Aden Is The First Hijab-Wearing Model To Grace The Cover Of Vogue
Vogue Arabia highlights the beauty and work ethic of Muslim Somali-American model Halima Aden on the cover of June’s edition of Vogue magazine. According to Mic.com, Aden is the first hijab-wearing model to cover any edition of Vogue.
Aden took to Instagram to describe the moment as surreal. She also spoke on the magazine’s website about the importance of her appearance on the cover. The 19-year-old model stated,
“every little girl deserves to see a role model that’s dressed like her, resembles her or even has the same characteristics as her. I think beauty is for everyone.”
Below are some photos from the shoot.