Halima Aden is a beautiful Hijabi model that made the headlines in New York Fashion Week. She is definitely making a name for herself in 2017! She wears the Hijab with grace and killing it on the runway.

halima aden and kanye west

She has been recently been signed to IMG Models, and it is a totally great thing. She is the first woman in the history that got immense popularity as a Hijabi model. The fact that she is a Hijabi in the modeling world is quite amazing. She debuted on the runway at Kanye West’s show.

Everyone present at the scenario praised her. She is 19-years-old. She walked on the runway in front of Kim Kardashian and Vogue‘s Anna Wintour those are sitting on the first row.  She was born in a refugee camp in Kenya and is the first Somali-American model who earns immense popularity in modeling world wearing Hijab. She is studying at Saint Cloud State University in Minnesota. She signed to IMG Models after making headlines for competing in Hijab.

During her some past interview she said,

“A lot of people will look at you and will fail to see your beauty because you’re covered up and they’re not used to it. So growing up, I just had to work on my people skills and give people a chance to really know me besides the clothing.”

Well, it’s a great achievement! we wish you all the best for your future assignments. Power to you girl!

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