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halima aden makes history in her burkini on the cover of 'sports illustrated'

The Somali-American model is the first to wear a full-body swimsuit and hijab on the cover of the magazine's swimsuit issue.
Erica Euse
4.30.19
Beauty

“as a kid I never felt beautiful” – model halima aden on how self-confidence changed her

From learning to braid hair at a refugee camp in Kenya to becoming the first woman to compete for Miss Minnesota USA in a hijab and burkini, Halima Aden knows a thing or two about beauty.
Violet Conroy
1.16.18
Fashion

halima aden and carine roitfeld discuss what they’ve learned from each other

Following her BoF VOICES discussion with Carine Roitfeld, the first hijab-wearing fashion model Halima Aden discusses the universality of modest fashion, the need to challenge perceptions and what beauty means in 2018.
Steve Salter
12.19.17
Fashion

hijabi model halima aden on her hopes for fashion and the future

'I say I'm different, but really, aren't we all different?'
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
3.7.17
News

​halima aden: the hijabi model of the moment brings much-needed diversity to milan

Alberta Ferretti cast Yeezy star Halima Aden in her fall/winter 17 show to break down 'cultural and mental barriers'. Read what the designer and model have to say about it.
Charlotte Gush
2.23.17
News

this week in fashion

It’s been a week of exciting and groundbreaking firsts in the industry this week.
Lynette Nylander
2.16.17
News

muslim teen competes for miss minnesota in hijab and burkini

19-year-old Halima Aden is the first fully-covered Muslim contestant to participate in the Miss Minnesota USA competition.
Hannah Ongley
11.28.16