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Hijab-wearing model covers Vogue

BREAKING BARRIERS: Halima Aden

SOMALI-AMERICAN model Halima Aden has laded the cover of Vogue Arabia‘s June 2017 issue, making her the first model to wear a hajib on the cover of a Vogue magazine.

Photographed by Greg Kadel, the 19-year old was shot wearing designs by Max Mara, Dior, Norma Kamali, and mire,

While Aden had her first brush with fame through her participation in a Minnesota beauty contest, her big break came when she walked Kanye West's fall 2017 Yeezy Season 5 presentation in September 2016.

Since then she has also covered Carine Roitfield's magazine, CR Fashion Book.

Check out the two covers below:

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