Hijabi Model Halima Aden Made Her Milan Fashion Week Debut at Alberta Ferretti


Somali-American model Halima Aden has had a pretty insane week: She got signed by major agency IMG, she walked her first runway show for Yeezy, and she landed her first magazine cover. Now the model, who made headlines last fall as the first-ever woman to compete for Miss Minnesota USA in a hijab and burkini, just made her Milan Fashion Week debut at Alberta Ferretti.

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She was the only model to wear a hijab:

Backstage, she hung out with Gigi Hadid, who also walked the show alongside Bella.

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Clearly she’s a fan of the sisters (who are both also signed by IMG).

Can’t wait to see what Halima does next.