A little bit over six months in the past, mannequin Halima Aden introduced she was taking a step again from the style world.
Again in November, the 23-year-old posted a number of tales, reflecting on constructive experiences within the vogue trade, and different experiences the place she was made to compromise her beliefs, specifically when it got here to carrying her hijab.
Nonetheless, final week the mannequin shared a photograph on Instagram, the place she’s amassed over 1.3 million followers, with one in all her “favorite designers” Tommy Hilfiger.
The 23-year-old additionally teased she had been “capturing a brilliant particular challenge” with the designer maybe marking her return to the style trade.
Whereas showing on quite a few covers and print campaigns, Aden has damaged down obstacles on this planet of modelling, as she’s given a voice to the numerous unrepresented within the vogue trade.
In an announcement again in November, Aden made an announcement about her quitting modelling, because the pandemic had given her time to cease and take into consideration her values as a Muslim girl.
In an interview previously with Emirates Woman, the mannequin stated, “Being a task mannequin is essential to me, not simply to the younger women in my Muslim or Somali communities, however to those that can relate to any half to my story.”
Because the 23-year-old, continues to make strides within the trade, she’s acquired reward from a number of A-listers within the trade, together with Bella and Gigi Hadid, Rihanna and plenty of extra, who respect her persistence and grit.
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