UPDATE: Halima Aden has formally arrived.
The 19-year-old type and Muslim refugee made her New York Fashion Week debut and walked Kanye West’s Yeezy Season five style display on Wednesday, dressed in a black hijab with a golden fur coat and black pointed boots.
IMG Models, who now represents Aden, tweeted a video of the type strutting down the catwalk and something’s needless to say: the Somali-American is a herbal at the runway.
Aden, a Somali-American born in a Kenyan refugee camp, will debut at the runway on Wednesday evening on the Yeezy Season five display and is slated to look within the March factor of CR Fashion Book.
She additionally shared her thrilling information in fierce Instagram posts, together with images that may seem in her CR Fashion Book unfold.
President of IMG Models, Ivan Bart, advised Business of Fashion that he discovered the type “brave” and is happy to look “how the industry reacts” to her.
“By representing Halima, I would hope that the next 10-year-old girl wearing her hajib right now will feel included in the experience of fashion, and know that she could do that too,” Bart advised the e-newsletter. “We need to reflect in fashion who we are, as a human race.”
Keep kicking ass, Halima, and we will be able to’t wait to look you on newsstands.