• This Hijab-Wearing Model Just Landed a Glossy Magazine Cover

    7 days ago - By Time

    Model Halima Aden is not your average 19-year-old runway regular. The Kenyan-born Somali-American teen is also Allure ‘s July cover girl, marking a major moment in the history of that publication and the depictions of women of Muslim backgrounds in mainstream U.S. media. That's because in her cover image and throughout the spread, Aden wears a hijab - a traditional Muslim head covering - and her modeling career is only picking up steam.
    “I have much more to offer than my physical appearance, and a hijab protects me against ‘You're too skinny,' ‘You're too thick,' ‘Look at her hips,' ‘Look...
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