Game changer: Halima Aden creates story as initial hijab-wearing cover girl


“All eyes on Halima Aden: The runway star ruinous stereotypes,” a cover reads.

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From runways to repository covers — a conform attention is solemnly holding a on-going step towards an ‘all-inclusive’ attention and fighting opposite taste by ruinous stereotypes. Turning a new root to emanate history, a repository has set out to underline a hijab-wearing indication on a cover for a initial time. Minnesota-based indication Halima Aden is all set to make a grand coming on a cover of Vogue Arabia’s Jun edition.

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“All eyes on Halima Aden: The runway star ruinous stereotypes,” a cover reads. In a preview video by a magazine, that was launched usually 3 months ago, a 19-year-old Somali-American cover lady talks about a different representation. “Every small lady deserves to see a purpose indication that’s dressed like her, resembles her or even has a same characteristics as her,” a indication says, smiling and flash her braces. In another video for a magazine, Aden pronounced she hoped that one day people will see women wearing hijabs as partial of a norm.

The immature indication rose to celebrity after she participated in a 2016 Miss Minnesota pageant, where she wore a hijab via and donned a burkini for a swimsuit segment. Even yet she did not win a contest, a star was born.

Since a contest, she has judged a Miss USA pageant, walked a runway during New York Fashion Week for Yeezy Season 5 and been a face of many general brands.

The rising indication was innate in a Kenyan interloper stay and came to a US when she was usually six, according to Star Tribune. Aden, who was overjoyed about her achievement, wrote on Instagram, “That surreal dreamlike feeling a impulse we see yourself on a cover of @VogueArabia can't be explained! I’m over elegant for a event to beauty a Jun cover! #covergirl”.

Though this is not her initial coming in a magazine, it is her initial time on a cover and we wish there will be many some-more to come.

The underline comes during a time when many other attire brands and conform attention have welcomed hijab-wearing Muslim women. Recently, Nike launched a special sportswear — a hijab collection for womanlike athletes. Moreover, famous oppulance code Dolce Gabbana also introduced silk abayas and hijab for Muslim women. Last year, Nura Afia, a US beauty blogger, became a initial hijab-wearing lady to be featured in an ad for a CoverGirl. Also in 2016, Noor Tagouri, an American journalist, was featured in Playboy’s Oct ‘Renegades’ book – a special emanate focusing on group and women “who risked it all to do what they love”.

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